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DOJ secretaries not the first: Courtesy resignations under Duterte admin

President Duterte's fraternity brothers who are top officials at the Department of Justice are asked to tender "courtesy" resignations. These are just the latest in a string of quitting officials under Duterte's watch......»»

Category: newsSource: interaksyon interaksyonApr 30th, 2018

Guevarra out to form own DOJ strike force

The grip of President Rodrigo Duterte's fraternity brothers on the Department of Justice (DOJ) may be coming to an end. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Monday confirmed that he had directed all assistant secretaries and undersecretaries at the DOJ --- including four members of the Lex Talionis fraternity, which counts the President and former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II among its alumni --- to hand in "unqualified courtesy resignations." "All sitting DOJ undersecretaries and assistant secretaries have [already] tendered their courtesy resignations," Guevarra said in a text message to the Inquirer. Asked if he would reappoint some of them, he said: "I can onl...Keep on reading: Guevarra out to form own DOJ strike force.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

DoJ deputies ordered to resign to give agency chief ‘free hand’

By Dane Angelo M. Enerio ALL incumbent Undersecretaries and Assistant Secretaries of the Department of Justice have been directed to “tender their unqualified courtesy resignations to (President Rodrigo R. Duterte)… not later than 30 April, 2018,” following a memorandum by Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra. Mr. Guevarra in his memorandum dated April 24 and released […] The post DoJ deputies ordered to resign to give agency chief ‘free hand’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

DU30 frat brods quit

PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday accepted the courtesy resignations of three Justice undersecretaries and an assistant secretary, and immediately announced their replacements. Those who resigned were Justice Undersecretaries Raymund Mecate, Erickson Balmes, Reynante Orceo, and assistant secretary Juvy Manwong. Incidentally, Mecate, Balmes, and Orceo were the fraternity brothers of the President at….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

DOT execs ordered to submit courtesy resignations

As Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat assumed her post as the head of the Department of Tourism on Tuesday, she ordered the undersecretaries and assistant secretaries of former Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo to submit their respective courtesy resignations......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Duterte tells 2 DOJ, DPWH assistant secretaries to resign

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – President Rodrigo Duterte has advised two assistant secretaries from the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to resign due to alleged corruption, Malacañang said. "The President has advised two assistant secretaries to tender their resignations ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Justice officials have handed in resignation — Guevarra

Justice undersecretaries and assistant secretaries who served under the helm of former Justice chief Vitaliano Aguirre II have all tendered their courtesy resignations, following Aguirre's stepping down from his post......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

Duterte tells Aquino appointees to submit courtesy resignations

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/23 August) – The Palace on Monday evening asked all heads of offices appointed during the previous administration to submit courtesy resignations within seven days. This after President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Sunday complained .....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2016

Aquino appointees given a week to tender resignation

Malacañang on Monday gave all presidential appointees seven days to submit their courtesy resignations to give President Rodrigo R. Duterte a free hand in his effort to rid the bureaucracy of corruption. The Office of the President issued the directive.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2016

Duterte admin ‘not guilty of inaction’ in West PH Sea dispute—Palace

The Duterte administration is "not guilty" of inaction in solving the country's maritime dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea, Malacaang said on Monday.   Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the statement after a survey showed 81 percent of Filipinos rejected the government's inaction on the country's sea row with Beijing.   READ:4 of 5 Filipinos reject gov't inaction on China isle-building   "[H]indi po guilty ang gobyerno ni Presidente Duterte ng inaction, hindi lang po tayo maingay, pero meron po tayong action kaagad kapag ang tingin natin ay may ginagawa ang Tsina na nalalabag ang ating soberenya at mga karapatan ng soberenya," Roq...Keep on reading: Duterte admin ‘not guilty of inaction’ in West PH Sea dispute—Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

‘Biyaya ng Pagbabago’ brings Duterte admin closer to grassroots

‘Biyaya ng Pagbabago’ brings Duterte admin closer to grassroots CEBU CITY – The “Biyaya ng Pagbabago” rollouts have been keeping […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Robredo taking lead vs Duterte admin a ‘morale boost for opposition

MANILA, Philippines – Key opposition members said Vice President Leni Robredo’s lead role in the opposition is a “morale boost” for all Filipinos critical of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration.  On Friday, July 13, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and former Commission on Human Rights chairperson Etta Rosales welcomed Robredo’s earlier ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Don t blame Duterte admin for killings of mayors, vice mayors – Roque

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang said the recent spate of killings of mayors and vice mayors cannot be blamed on the Duterte administration and its anti-drugs campaign. "Panahon pa po ni GMA (Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo), may problema na tayo sa extrajudicial killings so hindi po masisisi sa war on drugs ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Robredo willing to lead opposition vs Duterte admin; Palace unfazed

              Vice President Ma. Leonor "Leni" Robredoon Tuesday said she was willing to lead the opposition against President Rodrigo Duterte and his administration.   "Maraming mga grupo na pareho naman iyong paniniwala. Maraming mga grupo na pareho naman iyong mga issues na gustong salungatin. Pero dahil hindi nag-usap-usap, hindi napapag-isa iyong boses. At iyon iyong role na gusto kong i-take---na siguraduhin na iyong mga boses na nagkakaisa ay lalong mapag-isa para lalong mapakinggan, siguraduhin na iyong mensaheng gustong ipaabot mas maintindihan, at hikayatin iyong iba din iyong paniniwala na makiisa," Robredo sai...Keep on reading: Robredo willing to lead opposition vs Duterte admin; Palace unfazed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Morales compares Duterte, PNoy admin - Manila Bulletin

Morales compares Duterte, PNoy admin - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Fare hike now a burden imposed by Duterte admin to commuters

For the militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno, the P1 fare hike recently approved by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board will not provide direct benefit to the workers in the transport sector......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

Duterte to hold secretaries liable for project delays

Department secretaries will now be held responsible for any delay or slippage in government projects under their jurisdiction......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

DPWH chief gets Duterte stern warning on delays in gov’t projects

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has warned Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar that he will hold him accountable for delayed and failed projects. “So I would like to call the attention of the secretaries, especially Secretary Villar, that if there is any slippage of any work of any kind by….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

DU30 warns Cabinet men

‘Don’t waste taxpayers’ money’ President Duterte issued last Friday the sternest warning yet against non-performers in his Cabinet saying he will not hesitate to dismiss officials who waste taxpayers’ money. “So I would like to call the attention of the secretaries, especially Secretary (Mark) Villar, that if there is any slippage of any work of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Despite inflation, PHL economy building on ‘strong momentum’, top officials say

With cornerstone reforms set, the economy is now building “strong momentum” as one of the fastest growing economies in the region, with a focus on driving down poverty, top government officials said. The Duterte administration’s economic development and infrastructure Cabinet clusters — led by the Secretaries of Finance and Public Works and Highways, respectively — […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 6th, 2018

Women’s group launches campaign against Duterte admin ‘economic violence’ against women

Hundreds of women held protest actions at the gates of executive department offices as the symbolic launch of a women’s campaign against the supposed widespread ‘economic violence’ being committed by the Duterte administration......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018