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Palace announces PCSO chair resignation, retired general’s BCDA appointment

Malacañang on Friday, Jan. 12, announced the resignation of Jose Jorge E. Corpuz as chairman of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). “This is to announce that Mr. Jose Jorge Elizalde Corpuz has resigned as Chairman and Member, Board of Directors, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office due to health reasons,” Presidential Spokesperson Herminio Harry L. Roque, Jr. […] The post Palace announces PCSO chair resignation, retired general’s BCDA appointment appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineJan 12th, 2018

Another retired general to replace PCSO chairman

MANILA, Philippines — Another retired military general is expected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation last week of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

PCSO chair Corpuz quits post; Palace says resignation due to health reasons

Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office Chairman Jose Jorge Corpuz has resigned from his post due to health reasons, according to Malacanang......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Former army chief named BCDA director

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has appointed retired Philippine Army chief Lieutenant General Glorioso MIranda as member of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority’s (BCDA) Board of Directors. Malacañang on Friday, January 12, released Miranda’s appointment papers, which were signed by Duterte on January 9. In October 2016, Duterte said he wanted to appoint Miranda as BCDA… link: Former army chief named BCDA director.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Palace assures Marawi rehab to respect religious belief of residents

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/27 November) – Efforts to rebuild Marawi City will be in accordance with the religious belief of its residents, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque assured Monday. In a media briefing at the presidential guest house, Roque said this was the commitment made by retired general Eduardo del Rosario, chair of the Housing and Urban […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 27th, 2017

New environment chief

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signs the appointment of retired general Roy Cimatu as Environment and Natural Resources Secretary prior to the start of the 15th Cabinet Meeting at the State Dining Room of Malacañan Palace on May 7, 2017. Cimatu's appointment came less than a week after the Commission on Appointments rejected Regina Lopez's appointment [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 8th, 2017

Senators ask Palace to pick pro-quality education, ‘pro-student’ new CHEd chair

"Higher education has lost a dependable ally with the resignation of CHEd (Commission on Higher Education) Chairperson Patricia Licuanan," Senator Bam Aquino said on Monday.   "As former chairman of the Committee on Education, we can attest to her dedication to improve access to quality education as we worked closely to pass the free college law," Aquino further said in a statement.   He then thanked Licuanan for her "immeasurable service to Filipino students and for all her help in crafting the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act."   "At the same time, we call on Malacaang to appoint an immediate replacement with the ability and the will t...Keep on reading: Senators ask Palace to pick pro-quality education, ‘pro-student’ new CHEd chair.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

PCSO chair quits, but Palace says he& apos;s not on chop block - Inquirer.net

PCSO chair quits, but Palace says he's not on chop block - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Duterte appoints retired Army chief Miranda to BCDA

President Rodrigo Duterte has formalized his intention to appoint retired Philippine Army commanding general Lieutenant General Glorioso Miranda to the Bases Conversion and Development Authority.   Source link link: Duterte appoints retired Army chief Miranda to BCDA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Duterte appoints ex-Army chief to bases conversion authority

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a retired military officer to the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA). Lt. Gen. Glorioso Miranda, former Army chief, was named a member of the board of directors of the BCDA to serve Serafin Salvador’s unexpired term of office until June 30, 2018. Duterte signed Miranda’s appointment paper on January 8… link: Duterte appoints ex-Army chief to bases conversion authority.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Palace defends Faeldon s appointment to new gov t post

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Malacañang on  Thursday, December 28, defended the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint former customs chief Nicanor Faeldon to a new government post, saying the Chief Executive continues to trust the retired military officer. "The appointment of Mr Nicanor Faeldon as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017

PCSO chair to Sandra Cam: ‘Don’t bite hand that feeds you’

  Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) general manager Alexander Balutan on Monday defined the duties of Sandra Cam as a board member of the agency, after the "jueteng" whistleblower announced she would be "cleaning up" the office of alleged irregularities.   Balutan told reporters that as a PCSO board member, Cam's work would be limited to policy-making. Her recent media pronouncements, Balutan said, should be referred to operational matters.   "She's with policy making and as far as operations is concerned, I handle that as the general manager and chief executive officer," Balutan said.   "Lahat ng mabuo na policy ng board, na mapagk...Keep on reading: PCSO chair to Sandra Cam: ‘Don’t bite hand that feeds you’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

Classmates to join Bato in Munti

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has endorsed the appointment of three retired police generals as deputy directors of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).   Aguirre identified the three as former Calabarzon regional police chief Valfrie Tabian, who is the current BuCor officer in charge, former Bicol police chief Melvin Ramon Buenafe and former major crimes investigator Heriberto Olitoquit.   The three are all former Philippine Military Academy classmates of Philippine National Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa, whom President Duterte said would also assume the BuCor helm in March or April next year, Aguirre said....Keep on reading: Classmates to join Bato in Munti.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

IN THE KNOW: Former AFP chief Dionisio Santiago

Retired Gen. Dionisio Santiago, former chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, was appointed chair of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) by President Rodrigo Duterte in July.   In a news forum following his appointment, Santiago said he intended to revisit the antidrug law and give priority to "a legal approach" to solving the drug problem.   "Fear factor is good only to a certain point," he said. "'Oplan Tokhang' was effective because it sowed fear among drug users, but it should be supported by other programs," he added, referring to the police operation against illegal drugs.   Before his appointment, Santiago served as DDB executive di...Keep on reading: IN THE KNOW: Former AFP chief Dionisio Santiago.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2017

GenSan city council wants PCSO’s small town lottery stopped

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/08 August) &'8212; The city council here renewed its calls on Tuesday for the stoppage of the “illegal” operations in the entire city of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO)-backed Small Town Lottery or STL. City Councilor Franklin Gacal Jr., chair of the council’s committee on games and amusements, said all STL outlets in [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 8th, 2017

New environment minister a retired general; investors watch with caution

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has chosen a retired general and diplomat as “acting” secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in a decision investors said would fill the void left by lawmakers’ rejection of the appointment of Regina Paz L. Lopez......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 8th, 2017

Ex-PNP, Marine generals appointed PCSO chair, general manager - Inquirer.net

Ex-PNP, Marine generals appointed PCSO chair, general manager - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 12th, 2016

Ex-generals take charge of PCSO

MANILA, Philippines - Instead of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), retired Marine general Alexander Balutan has been appointed general manager of the Philip.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 10th, 2016

PCSO chair Maliksi no longer reporting to office - general manager

PCSO chair Maliksi no longer reporting to office - general manager.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2016

UST Alumni head resigns following reaction to award given to Mocha

MANILA, Philippines – UST Alumni Association Inc (USTAAI) President Henry Tenedero tendered his resignation on Tuesday, January 23, following  the reaction  from an award  given to Palace Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson  on January 21, The Varsitarian reported.  USTAAI, however, said it will not rescind the award given to Uson.   The USTAAI gave Uson the  Thomasian Alumni Award for Government Service  on Sunday. {source}.....»»

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Palace hails Mocha’s UST alumni award

MALACAÑANG on Monday said the University of Santo Tomas’ Alumni Association Inc.’s decision to give an award to Palace Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson validates President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to appoint her. “We’re happy for Asec. Uson and I suppose that validates that her appointment was for good reasons. It….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2018