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Duterte’s fight vs corruption: 20 sacked execs face no charges

May 04, 2018 - 1:01 PM

(4TH UPDATE) Of the officials President Rodrigo Duterte has fired over alleged corruption or misconduct, 4 are back in government while two are in jail

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018, declares that he is willing to hand down government-owned land that are deemed unused or unproductive to the farmers. The President, however, was quick to add that he needs the cooperation of congress for the reform of government-owned lands. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Ombudsman, not Duterte, must initiate probe into sacked officials – Malacañang

May 03, 2018 - 3:17 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte is yet to pursue any corruption complaint against officials he has fired for alleged abuse of public funds

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signs the Executive Order which prohibits illegal contractualization while delivering his speech during the 116th Labor Day Celebration at the IEC Convention Center in Cebu City on May 1, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte's 'prerogative' to give sacked official new post – Malacañang

Apr 26, 2018 - 5:15 PM

Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte does not have to 'explain' his decision to appoint Pompee La Viña as tourism undersecretary just two months after he sacked him as SSS commissioner

ANOTHER SHOT. Pompee La Viña is now headed to the Department of Tourism. Screenshot from Rappler Talk

Duterte's former spokesman goes to DFA

Nov 23, 2017 - 12:54 PM

Ernesto Abella – abruptly replaced by Harry Roque as presidential spokesman – is now undersecretary at the Department of Foreign Affairs

Duterte appoints son-in-law's brother as DA official

Sep 06, 2017 - 6:13 PM

Waldo Carpio brother of Manases Carpio is appointed as an assistant secretary of the agriculture department

Jeremy Marquez appointed HUDCC deputy secretary-general

Aug 14, 2017 - 3:35 PM

Marquez who ran for Parañaque City vice mayor in the 2016 elections is the son of actor turned politician Joey Marquez

Duterte appoints Wanda Teo's husband, 12 others to gov't posts

Jun 06, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Roberto Teo once a Davao City Hall official is appointed as a board member of the Land Bank of the Philippines Leasing and Finance Corporation


LIST: Duterte appointees announced on March 21, 2017

Mar 21, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Among the new appointees is retired chief superintendent Conrado Capa who is now a member of the governing board of the Philippine Coconut Authority

NEW APPOINTEES. President Rodrigo Duterte names new appointees to government posts. Malacanang file photo

#AnimatED: The Commission on Appointments and Yasay's lies

Mar 13, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The Commission on Appointments has the power to confirm bypass or reject the appointment of top public officials and senior military officers But here are 5 reasons this power is flawed

LIST: Duterte appointees who took oath on Sept 12, 2016

Sep 12, 2016 - 9:01 PM

UP professor and vice president Prospero De Vera is named CHED commissioner while acting PAGASA administrator Vicente Malano is retained

File photo by Ace Morandante/PPD

Duterte order covers only Aquino appointees, LTO, LTFRB – Palace

Aug 22, 2016 - 1:45 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella says President Rodrigo Duterte s order for appointees to vacate their posts does not apply to current appointees

CLARIFICATION. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella clarifies statements of President Duterte in Malacañang Palace. ACE MORANDANTE/PPD

LOOK: The powerful commission that will check President Duterte's appointments

Aug 19, 2016 - 5:52 PM

UPDATED Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III is the ex officio chairman while San Juan Representative Ronaldo Zamora is the CA vice chairman

COMMISSION ON APPOINTMENTS. The Commission on Appointments has elected its new officials and members for the 17th Congress. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III is the ex-officio chairman. Photo by Alex Nuevaespaña/Senate PRIB

WATCH: President-elect Rodrigo Duterte in Davao City

May 16, 2016 - 2:07 PM

Watch the press conference on Rappler

Gibo Teodoro arrives in Davao to meet with Duterte

May 16, 2016 - 10:09 AM

Will the former defense chief return to the defense department?

#AnimatED: Forming the Duterte Cabinet

May 16, 2016 - 9:01 AM

UPDATED City Hall will be vastly different from Malacañang Duterte has to get used to working with those who can honestly disagree with him and not simply laugh in approval

Duterte reveals top picks for AFP, PNP posts

May 16, 2016 - 8:14 AM

UPDATED The president elect is considering combat veteran Army Lt Gen Ricardo Visaya and sacked police commander Ronald dela Rosa to head the military and police

Aquino swears in 39 newly-promoted police generals

Aug 20, 2014 - 6:23 PM

Malacañang also announces the latest batch of presidential appointees in the NSC PCOO DepEd and DOLE

Palace bares new appointments

May 08, 2012 - 4:16 PM

Among the new appointees is businessman Fernando Zobel de Ayala who has been named as member of the National Museum