The task force, headed by Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr, is designed to improve coordination between government agencies implementing Yolanda projects
Duterte appoints a retired military man to head the agency once led by Vice President Leni Robredo
Dela Rosa takes over following the suspension of his predecessor Avelino Andal
Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr says the funds will be used 'to address the particular needs of women affected by the conflict'
(UPDATED) The Council also introduces changes to the government-to-private importation scheme to guard against corruption
President Rodrigo Duterte creates new Cabinet clusters on infrastructure and participatory governance through Executive Order No. 24
'The Executive Secretary should take a more active hand in resolving disputes in the Cabinet. [He] should crack the whip in behalf of the President and bang heads,' says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon
Two of the President's most trusted men have a talk and make a show of friendship. Does this mean the rice importation issue will be resolved soon?
The Bureau of Customs published in 2015 a notice to warn the public against transacting with retired army major Jason Aquino, one of a few dozen employees earlier accused in the media of colluding with smugglers
A former communist and long-time mayor of a Bohol town adjusts to the high-stakes power play and bureaucracy within the walls of the Palace
'Neither allowing the National Food Authority to solely import rice, nor stopping all rice imports, is good for the Filipino consumer or the Filipino rice farmer,' says an economic policy think tank
President Rodrigo Duterte tells NFA Administrator Jason Aquino, who is pushing for government-to-government rice importation, to buy from local farmers instead
The dismissal of an undersecretary trusted by Cabinet Secretary Jun Evasco is the first major outward sign of a power struggle within the Palace
Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr, chair of the PCA governing board, says the board members are ready to attend the probe and stand by the suspension of PCA Administrator Avelino Andal
Cabinet Secretary Jun Evasco, among the President's closest advisers, turns 73 a day after Duterte turns 72
National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr says they are offering beneficiaries houses for P120,000, payable in 30 years
The President gives directors 15 days and department heads 30 days to sign documents. Failure to do so could mean administrative charges.
PART 3: Will the coconut farmers, among the country's poorest of the poor, finally claim what is rightfully theirs as promised by the President?
The November 25 and 30 mass actions have confirmed two things: first, the existence of a critical mass of warm bodies to comprise the pro-democracy movement; and second, the emergence of young people, or millennials, as a new force to reckon with
Cabinet Secretary Leoncio 'Jun' Evasco Jr says the two newly-created offices under his supervision are only part of a 'social movement' to help the poor
The EO gives President Duterte a 'direct arm' in responding to critical incidents and disasters, and further strengthens the office of Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr
(UPDATED) 'If you are a member of the Cabinet, you should respect the presiding officer who happens to be the President,' says Cabinet Secretary Leoncio 'Jun' Evasco Jr
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo elaborates on her resignation from the Duterte Cabinet, saying that while she has been 'eased out,' she will continue doing the job she was elected to do
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'It’s sad that it had to end this way,' says Communications Secretary Martin Andanar. Other Cabinet members recall the rapport between Duterte and Robredo during Cabinet meetings.
(UPDATED) Cabinet Secretary Jun Evasco is gathering President Rodrigo Duterte's supporters nationwide to form a mass movement that could potentially become a new political party
(UPDATED) 'Where do I go from here? Definitely not Cabinet meetings!' Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Patricia Licuanan tells Rappler. She says there is still 'a lot of work to do at CHED.'
Vice President Leni Robredo's supporters urge her to stay strong, while her critics claim she was an incompetent HUDCC head
'Umaandar ang mga pwersang gustong ibalik ang mga Marcos sa kapangyarihan. Hindi natin ito papayagan,' says Senator Francis Pangilinan
(UPDATED) Secretary Evasco however says there 'were no instructions for VP Robredo's termination.' Speaker Alvarez disagrees, saying he thinks 'she is fired'
It's through a text message from Cabinet Secretary Jun Evasco that Vice President Leni Robredo is told to 'desist' from attending Cabinet meetings
'I will not allow the will of the people to be thwarted. I will continue to serve the Filipino family and fulfill their dream for a better life,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, who is resigning as HUDCC chairperson
(3rd UPDATE) Vice President Leni Robredo says she's stepping down as HUDCC chairperson after being told to 'desist from attending all Cabinet meetings'
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The 24/7 hotline and complaint center will have a strong link to the President himself, as top aide Christopher Go will help oversee its operations
'Alam 'nyo, 'di na kailangan mag-coup sa gobyernong ito dahil nagsasarili naman,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on allegations he is among those behind an ouster plot against the President
Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr says these Cabinet members should urge President Rodrigo Duterte not to push through with Ferdinand Marcos' burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani
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12 agencies are placed under the supervision of Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr, who will have the power to 'evaluate existing poverty reduction programs' and streamline them
'I congratulated him and we asked each other how we were. More or less, it was a pleasant conversation,' says President Benigno Aquino III of his phone conversation with president-elect Rodrigo Duterte
Coloma says President Aquino invited the Duterte team to a tour of the main Palace building
Duterte's campaign manager talks about his candidate's message of 'real democracy' as opposed to 'elite democracy', and the biggest hurdle: campaign funds