Garganera: BO-PK lobbying UNA for appointment of ally

Chris A. Ligan, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/19/2017

  ABELLA REPLACEMENT With having the majority at the Cebu City Council at stake, Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) and Barug Team Rama are trying their best to have their own ally replace Councilor Nendell Hanz Abella, who…

DFA opens more appointment slots for passport renewal, application

Inquirer.net 08/24/2017

  Thousands of appointment slots for passport renewal and application are now open, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Thursday. Assistant Secretary Frank Cimafranca of the Office of Consular Affairs said an additional 94,350 slots…

Senators back Lapeña’s appointment as BOC head

Inquirer.net 08/22/2017

Some senators think President Rodrigo Duterte chose the right person to replace Nicanor Faeldon, a former Marine captain, at the helm of the Bureau of Customs (BOC). Duterte announced on Monday night that he had finally accepted…

CA’s refusal of Taguiwalo appointment anti-poor

Inquirer.net, Winson Ensomo 08/16/2017

  An official of the Bayan Muna in Central Visayas said the decision to deny the appointment of Social Work Secretary Judy Taguiwalo was anti-poor. Jaime Paglinawan said that Taguiwalo is among the very few government officials…

Militant group oppose appointment of new DENR Secretary, coal-fired power plant in Sawang Calero

Doris C. Bongcac 05/12/2017

CEBU CITY—At least 60 members of militant group braced the morning rain on Friday to protest against the replacement of environment secretary Gina Lopez and plan to operate a coal-fired power plant in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu…

Hazards of the job

Editorial 04/10/2017

She hasn’t been confirmed yet, but nearly one year into her tenure, Environment Secretary Gina Lopez has been butting heads with government officials and officials of mining firms, most of which she suspended in her belief that…

Unprecedented control

03/29/2017

The Duterte administration has only until August this year to enact and approve a law that will suspend this year’s barangay elections for an undetermined period and allow the President to appoint barangay officials, but this early,…

Mocha Uson appointed as MTRCB board member

Apple Ta-as 01/05/2017

SEXY singer/dancer-turned-blogger Mocha Uson is unstoppable. After being chosen as the ambassadress for this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), Mocha becomes part of the celebrity appointments of President Rodrigo Duterte as she secures a spot as…

IPI-CDN kicks off 2017 with promotion of two officers

12/31/2016

Renato R. Reinoso, Chief Operating Officer of the Philippine Daily Inquirer and Inquirer Publications Inc. (IPI), announced the appointment of Ma. Christine C. Torregosa as vice president and chief corporate services officer (CCSO) of IPI and of…

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