Rappler's latest stories on appointees
Left-leaning Joel Maglunsod is appointed executive director of National Maritime Polytechnic by President Rodrigo Duterte
Mahimbing pa rin ba ang tulog natin kapag nakopo na ng mga sundalo ang pagpapalakad ng gobyerno?
There are 5 Cabinet members and 5 lower-ranking appointees of President Rodrigo Duterte seeking electoral posts in the 2019 midterm elections
Maglunsod is the latest Leftist appointee to exit the Duterte administration
Valeroso, a retired police official and former coup plotter, will help implement the 911 emergency hotline center under the Department of the Interior and Local Government
(3RD UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte picks senior justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro to replace ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
Wencelito Andanar, a DILG undersecretary during the Arroyo administration, will serve in his new post for 6 months
Zero tolerance for corruption? Rappler finds that President Duterte has reappointed, promoted, or retained in a different capacity 16 government officials accused of corruption or misuse of public funds.
La Viña has now been appointed to 3 different government entities – Social Security System, Department of Tourism, and now Department of Agriculture
President Rodrigo Duterte took 9 months to appoint an Intramuros Administration head, one reason why the agency sat on millions of pesos in funds
'The TPB extends its support to the direction of Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, guaranteeing transparency in all of its dealings,' says Board after Montano's resignation
The Tourism Promotions Board chief's resignation comes after President Duterte announced he is about to fire 5 government officials
(3rd UPDATE) Incoming Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat is an undersecretary at the Department of Agriculture
(4TH UPDATE) Of the officials President Rodrigo Duterte has fired over alleged corruption or misconduct, 4 are back in government while two are in jail
President Rodrigo Duterte is yet to pursue any corruption complaint against officials he has fired for alleged abuse of public funds
New undersecretary Pompee La Viña says his ultimate goal is to 'wipe out poverty' in the next 4 to 6 years through tourism
Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte does not have to 'explain' his decision to appoint Pompee La Viña as tourism undersecretary just two months after he sacked him as SSS commissioner
Pompee La Viña, whose term as SSS commissioner was not renewed due to alleged 'abuse' of public funds, is appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte to another post
President Rodrigo Duterte also appoints a new SEC commissioner and names Jojo Garcia – previously just officer-in-charge – as MMDA general manager
Here are obstacles that outlasted Ronald dela Rosa. Now, it's Oscar Albayalde's turn to face them.
'Let me be very clear: He doesn’t speak for the Office of the President,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
Manny Luna is among the lawyers who filed a complaint against former president Benigno Aquino III, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, and Judicial and Bar Council officials over Sereno's appointment in 2012
(UPDATED) Hailing from Davao City, Court of Appeals Associate Justice Socorro Inting is the first new personality that President Rodrigo Duterte is introducing to the poll body
Senator Leila de Lima hopes Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra 'can bring back true dispensation of justice at the DOJ, bereft of any partisan and persecutorial agenda'
At one point, the President was supposedly considering appointing the new justice secretary as a Supreme Court justice
A true blue Atenean, father of 4 boys, and once a part-time law school student who almost topped the bar – here are some things to know about the new justice secretary
This comes after lawmakers called on President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint a justice secretary who is 'credible, capable, and respectable'
(3rd UPDATE) Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra will be filling the shoes of Vitaliano Aguirre II at the Department of Justice
President Rodrigo Duterte appoints Vincent Maronilla as assistant commissioner at the Bureau of Customs despite allegations he accepted grease money from importers
With Mitra's appointment, Duterte has replaced all the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor officials he fired back in December 2017
Arroyo’s midnight appointment of Corona as chief justice and Aquino’s choice for his replacement caused tectonic shifts
(UPDATED) Ice Seguerra's work as NYC chairperson will formally end on April 5, or over a year and a half after he joined the Duterte administration
Former Tarlac representative Nikki Teodoro, wife of former defense secretary Gilbert Teodoro, will serve as President Rodrigo Duterte's representative to the United Nations Children's Fund
'The law is clear,' Totanes says. 'Only licensed librarians can be appointed to all government libraries. So yes, the President violated the law.'
Felongco is formerly an environment undersecretary and president of the PDP-Laban Central Visayas chapter
Kelvin Lester Lee is appointed as new the new chairperson while Marvin Gatpayat is appointed as vice chairman of the appeals committee of the MTRCB
Jose Arturo Garcia Jr takes the responsibilities of Thomas Orbos, who stays on as transportation undersecretary
Eduardo Bringas represented former NBI officials who filed drug raps against Senator Leila de Lima, a vocal critic of President Rodrigo Duterte
Retired Supreme Court justice Vicente Mendoza also says Congress' voting power in the Judicial and Bar Council must be clarified
Paras is known for having filed complaints against government officials seen to be part of 'destabilization' efforts against President Rodrigo Duterte
Political operator Pastor 'Boy' Saycon joins the 5-member commission under the Office of the President
President Rodrigo Duterte has fired another official for making fewer foreign trips than Communications Secretary Martin Andanar. Does Duterte's rule on limiting travels abroad apply to him?
President Rodrigo Duterte says he is 'in the thick of firing people,' indicating many more are set to be axed
Former SBMA chairman Martin Diño is the latest official to join the Department of the Interior and Local Government
(UPDATED) Undersecretary Eduardo Año is appointed officer-in-charge of the Department of the Interior and Local Government, tying in with President Rodrigo Duterte's plan to eventually name him DILG chief
Malacañang defers naming the 'high-ranking official' President Rodrigo Duterte wants to fire, as the Chief Executive is still reviewing the legislative charter of the appointee's office
As 2017 ends, Rappler takes a look at the sacked and rejected members of the Duterte administration
PCUP Commissioner Melissa Aradanas and other relatives have dinner with Honeylet and President Rodrigo Duterte in their Manila residence before the President announces his decision to 'fire' an entire commission
'The President does not take issues of corruption sitting down,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque