Rappler Talk with 'People's' Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo
MANILA, Philippines - Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary (DSWD) Judy Taguiwalo became the number one top trending topic in the country yesterday, Wednesday, August 16, after the Commission on Appointments (CA) rejected her ad interim appointment. (READ: CA rejects Taguiwalo as DSWD chief)
Netizens expressed both anger and disappointment over the decision of the powerful body.
The CA committee on labor and social welfare recommended the rejection of Taguiwalo, a former University of the Philippines professor whom many online users called a "true public servant." (READ: Netizens: CA rejected Taguiwalo because she didn't let them use pork barrel)