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Alan Peter Cayetano: Duterte wants me to become speaker

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano yesterday did not hide the fact that he is running for Congress, representing a district in his hometown Taguig City, in the midterm elections next year and with it the chance to become speaker of the House of Representatives in the next Congress......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarOct 11th, 2018

Alan Peter Cayetano: Duterte wants me to become speaker - Philippine Star

Alan Peter Cayetano: Duterte wants me to become speaker - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Duterte confers Order of Sikatuna to ex-DFA Secretary Cayetano

        President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday conferred the Order of Sikatuna with the rank of Datu to former Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano.   In a statement by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Cayetano was recognized "for his outstanding and dedicated service as Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs."   The President commended Cayetano for actively pursuing the country's independent foreign policy, which gave the country "significant gains in protecting our national territory and enjoying our sovereign rights."   Duterte also credited Cayetano for protecting and promoting the rights of Overseas...Keep on reading: Duterte confers Order of Sikatuna to ex-DFA Secretary Cayetano.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

What can bring Cayetano and Arroyo together? Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit saw several government officials leave the Shangri-La Hotel in high spirits, such that, not even former foreign affairs secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo could resist a friendly chat, despite their contentious relationship. Arroyo had met with Xi Wednesday morning, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

IN THE KNOW: Duterte on military takeover of BOC

Oct. 25 In a speech at the 117th anniversary of the Philippine Coast Guard: "I am ordering the freezing of all, all section department units of the Bureau of Customs out.   "General Lapea will move to Tesda. I will promote you to a Cabinet member position. General Jagger Guerrero you are to move to the Bureau of Customs."   Oct. 28 In a speech at the birthday party of former Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano: "I'd like to put on notice everybody at the Bureau of Customs, they are all on floating status.   "Customs police are also on floating status, everybody. The Customs Intelligence Unit, they are to report to Malacaang, all of them. I am ordering e...Keep on reading: IN THE KNOW: Duterte on military takeover of BOC.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

President Duterte Appoints New Cabinet Members

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday, October 17, spearheaded the oath-taking of the new Presidential appointees. The Chief Executive chose Ambassador to the United Nations, Teodoro “Teddy Boy” Locsin Jr. as the new Foreign Affairs Secretary, replacing Alan Peter Cayetano, who filed his candidacy for the 2019 mid-term elections. Locsin was formerly appointed by President […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Pork barrel scam, Binay vs Binay, Baste Duterte | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Plunder cases on the pork barrel scam will not stop 3 former senators from seeking a return to the Senate in the May 2019 midterm elections. Incumbent Makati City mayor Abby Binay files her certificate of candidacy for reelection. Former foreign affairs secretary Alan Peter Cayetano files his certificate of candidacy for Taguig City-Pateros 1st ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

If elected, Alan Cayetano to push for federalism

Former foreign affairs secretary Alan Peter Cayetano will push for federalism if he will be elected congressman of Taguig-Pateros and House Speaker in the incoming 18th Congress......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Hontiveros: This is not a lottery, countries don t win seats on the UN Human Rights Council

October 15, 2018. Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros today condemned the Duterte government’s statement that the Philippines “won a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC),” saying it is “grossly misleading and hypocritical.” It was reported that outgoing Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano… Source link link: Hontiveros: This is not a lottery, countries don't win seats on the UN Human Rights Council.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

PH in UNHRC shows int’l ‘confidence’ on Duterte admin’s rights record

  The Philippines' election to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is an indication of the international community's "confidence" on the "human rights record of the Duterte administration," Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said Saturday. Cayetano hailed the country's selection to the UNHRC, an inter-governmental body tasked to promote and protect human rights around the world. The Philippines garnered 165 of the 192 votes to secure a seat in the rights body during the UN General Assembly last Friday. The Philippines is one of the 17 member-states, which would serve a term in the UNHRC from 2018 to 2020. In a statement, Cayetano thanked human rights a...Keep on reading: PH in UNHRC shows int’l ‘confidence’ on Duterte admin’s rights record.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Teddy Boy Locsin accepts DFA post offer

  Teddy Boy" Locsin Jr., the country's permanent representative to the United Nations, has accepted the offer of President Rodrigo Duterte to become the next Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Locsin will replace outgoing DFA Sec. Alan Peter Cayetano, who will run for a seat in the House of Representatives in the 2019 elections. Duterte himself disclosed that he had already offered the post to Locsin. Asked about it on Twitter, Locsin confirmed having said yes to the offer. "I was asked I said yes; but love UN, the many friends & intellectual companions I made. But I didn't say no when asked as I didn't when he told me I was UN ambassador," ...Keep on reading: Teddy Boy Locsin accepts DFA post offer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Sal Panelo, Filipino words in Oxford dictionary, nuisance candidates | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo will replace Harry Roque in formally speaking for President Rodrigo Duterte. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano will gun for no less than the House Speakership if he wins as Taguig City representative. More Filipino words are now in the Oxford English ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

'PHVote2019, Federalism draft, Padre Pio | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte says Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano will run as Taguig Representative in the 2019 elections. President Rodrigo Duterte assures Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua the Philippines will not take part in U.S. military exercises in the South China Sea in November. Top Senate leaders reject the draft charter of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Duterte says 6 leaving Cabinet to run in 2019 elections

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday night that at least six Cabinet members would run in the May elections next year and would have to be replaced. Among them were Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and presidential spokesperson Harry Roque. Speaking to reporters, the President said the others included Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go, political adviser Francis Tolentino, Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones and Technical Education Skills and Development Authority head Guiling Mamondiong. On Roque, the President said the spokesperson "said he will resign" so "I said go ahead." Representative "Then I immediately chose a replacement bu...Keep on reading: Duterte says 6 leaving Cabinet to run in 2019 elections.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Cayetano resigning as foreign secretary – Duterte

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday, October 9, that Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has plans to run in the 2019 elections, prompting the Chief Executive to seek his replacement. "Alan Peter Cayetano is also running and (Guiling) Mamondiong at Tesda is also running," ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Duterte bares 6 Cabinet men who will run in 2019 polls

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday named six Cabinet members who would be eyeing a seat in the 2019 mid-term elections. In a press conference after he led the oathtaking of newly-elected Malacanang Press Corps officers, Duterte said they were Palace spokesman Harry Roque, Jr., Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones [...] The post Duterte bares 6 Cabinet men who will run in 2019 polls appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Interagency body for OFWs eyed

President Duterte has directed the Cabinet to look into the creation of an interagency body to assist overseas Filipino workers, according to Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano. Source link link: Interagency body for OFWs eyed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Interagency body for OFWs eyed

President Duterte has directed the Cabinet to look into the creation of an interagency body to assist overseas Filipino workers, according to Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Sync OFW efforts, Duterte orders

To better serve overseas Filipino workers (OFW), President Duterte wants synchronized efforts by various government agencies mandated to assist and look after the welfare of the modern day heroes. Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano yesterday said that the President directed concerned government agencies to establish an interagency group that would synchronize efforts intended for […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Cayetano slams BBC for unfair depiction of democracy in PH

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano slammed the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Wednesday, October 3, for recently airing a documentary about democracy in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte. The BBC documentary titled "Philippines: Democracy in Danger?" shows the thousands killed in Duterte's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Cayetano: Duterte admin on track in saving country from becoming narco-state

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /30 Sept) —  The Duterte administration is on track in saving the country from illegal drugs despite the criticisms the government’s controversial war against drugs has drawn from opposition and international community, Foreign Affairs secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said. In his speech at the High-Level General Debate of the 73rd Session of the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018