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Locsin appointed next DFA chief

PERMANENT Representative to the United Nations (UN) Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. is the next Foreign Affairs Secretary. The post Locsin appointed next DFA chief appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineOct 12th, 2018

Wang Yi trip is Locsin s debut in Philippines as DFA chief

MANILA, Philippines – Without much warm-up, the country's newly appointed foreign secretary, Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr, gets down to business in his native Philippines by welcoming the most important of guests: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Wang's visit from Sunday to Monday , October 28 to 29, is Locsin's debut in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 28th, 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

China s top diplomat congratulates new DFA chief Locsin

China’s top diplomat on Thursday congratulated newly appointed Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddy Boy” Locsin Jr., noting the warming relations between the two countries. Source link link: China's top diplomat congratulates new DFA chief Locsin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Locsin appointed next DFA chief

PERMANENT Representative to the United Nations (UN) Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. is the next Foreign Affairs Secretary. The post Locsin appointed next DFA chief appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

President Duterte Appoints Galvez as New Peace Adviser

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, December 11, announced that outgoing Armed Forces of the Philipines (AFP) Chief General Carlito Galvez Jr. will be joining the cabinet next week. The Commander-in-Chief did the announcement during the 83rd Founding Anniversary of the AFP. President Duterte appointed Galvez as the new Peace Adviser for the Office of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Duterte to appoint Galvez next week as peace adviser

    MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said former Armed Forces Chief of StaffCarlito Galvez Jr. would be appointed as Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process next week.   Duterte made the announcement during the Armed Forces of the Philippines' change of command ceremony at the Camp Aguinaldo.   "Si Gen. Galvez will join the Cabinet next week as the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process," Duterte said in his speech   "He will be the ninth military man to join my government," he added.   Galvez will replace former Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza who resigned last month.  ...Keep on reading: Duterte to appoint Galvez next week as peace adviser.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Duterte replaces PH Air Force chief ahead of retirement

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Air Force (PAF) chief Lieutenant General Galileo Kintanar Jr  is being replaced even before his scheduled retirement in 2020. President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Lieutenant General Rozzano Briguez as the PAF's new commanding general. Malacañang released Briguez's designation papers on Thursday, December 6. Duterte signed them on Wednesday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

President Duterte Administers Chief Justice Bersamin’s Oath

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, December 4, administered the oath of office for newly appointed Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin During the ceremony, Chief Justice Bersamin was accompanied by his family at the Heroes Hall. The President appointed Bersamin to replace former Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro who retired last October 8. Bersamin […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Duterte appoints Madrigal new AFP chief

President Duterte has appointed Armed Forces of the Philippines-Eastern Mindanao Command (AFP-EastMinCom) Chief Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Madrigal Jr., as the new AFP Chief of Staff. Duterte appoints Madrigal new AFP chief Source link: Duterte appoints Madrigal new AFP chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Bersamin: ‘Our role is to be an independent judiciary’

Although he wants the Judiciary to maintain a harmonious relationship with the two other branches of government, newly appointed Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin said he does not want to always depend on the other branches of government for support. "We are part of a sovereign nation in the judiciary, and our role is to be an independent judiciary. We cannot always go to the two other branches of the government in order to have their assistance," Bersamin said in his speech during the culmination event of the six-year judicial reform project with Supreme Court partners United States Agency for International Development (USAID), ABA Rule of Law Initiative, and The Asia Foundation. "That...Keep on reading: Bersamin: ‘Our role is to be an independent judiciary’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Madrigal replaces Galvez

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr. as new Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff, according to sources in Malacanang. Madrigal, AFP Eastern Mindanao Command chief, will assume the post when Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. retires on Wednesday, 12 December. The two were classmates in Sandiwa Class of 1985 of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Zubiri wants Galvez to replace Dureza; peace advocates say no to military Peace Adviser

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 04 December) -- A week after Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza resigned following President Rodrigo Duterte's firing of his two undersecretaries due to corruption, no successor has been appointed even as names have been floated, including retiring Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Carlito Galvez. Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, who hails from Bukidnon in Maguindanao said Galvez,  who will be retiring by December 12, would be a "good replacement" for Dureza but peace advocates in Mindanao say the next Peace Adviser should not come from the military......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Chief Justice Bersamin: I will not apologize for my appointment

MANILA, Philiippines – “I know that you have expected maybe another individual to be appointed to this office,” said Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin, “I am not apologizing for my self, I am not apologizing for the President. I am here because I was appointed.” Bersamin spoke before ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Lucas Bersamin is chief justice

President Duterte has appointed Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin as chief justice, bypassing the most senior member of the Supreme Court, Antonio Carpio......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Chief Justice Bersamin s philosophy: Restraint in favor of government

MANILA, Philippines – “I hate to disappoint you, the government is often better in the arguments than the other side,” said newly-appointed Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin on Wednesday, November 28, to a reporter's question about his independence. Rappler’s review of the 34 most high-profile ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Bersamin shares two-pronged approach to solving issues

When it comes to issues on the environment and human rights, newly appointed Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin said he is more of a judicial activist. But in matters concerning the executive and legislative branches of government, his philosophy leans more on judicial restraint. Judicial activism and judicial restraint are two opposite approaches in the judiciary. Judicial activism is the interpretation of the constitution or the laws to advocate certain values and conditions. The court exercises its power to correct injustices and formulate policies that will protect individual rights. Judicial restraint, on the other hand, means trying to limit its powers in striking down certai...Keep on reading: Bersamin shares two-pronged approach to solving issues.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Seniority at the Supreme Court

"Kung sino ‘yung naunang pumasok, siya ‘yung unang ma-promote and that would go for everybody," President Rodrigo Duterte said when he appointed Chief Justice Teresita De Castro......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Bersamin asserts judicial independence as new chief justice

Newly appointed Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin on Wednesday asserted judicial independence as he takes the helm of the Judiciary......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

CA confirms Locsin as DFA chief

CA confirms Locsin as DFA chief.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Bersamin named new Chief Justice

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Lucas Bersamin as the new Chief Justice (CJ) of the Supreme Court (SC). The 69-year-old magistrate will take the place of Teresita Leonardo-De Castro, who retired after acting as CJ for 41 days. Bersamin is the third most senior justice after Antonio Carpio and Diosdado Peralta. Meanwhile, CA Justice Rosmarie […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018