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Ramon Tulfo named special envoy for public diplomacy to China

Oct 25, 2018 - 2:44 PM

The controversial broadcaster will serve the post for 6 months

Duterte taps Martin Andanar's father as special envoy to Malaysia

Aug 13, 2018 - 4:26 PM

Wencelito Andanar, a DILG undersecretary during the Arroyo administration, will serve in his new post for 6 months

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Duterte on Edgardo Angara: 'Tagapagtanggol sa bunganga ko'

May 15, 2018 - 10:44 AM

(UPDATED) 'Pang-diplomat talaga, which I can never be one, ever,' says President Rodrigo Duterte of the late Edgardo Angara, his former special envoy to the EU

ANGARA'S WAKE. President Rodrigo Duterte visits the wake of his late special envoy to the EU, Edgardo Angara, past midnight on May 15, 2018. Malacañang photo

Duterte names Abdullah Mamao as special envoy to Kuwait

May 08, 2018 - 10:36 AM

Newly appointed Special Envoy to Kuwait Abdullah Mamao, a San Beda law graduate, is the presidential adviser on overseas Filipino workers

DUTERTE ADVISER. President Rodrigo Duterte greets one of the attendees during the turnover ceremony of the proposed BBL in Malacañang on July 17 2017. Also in the photo are (partly hidden) TESDA Director Guiling Mamondiong and President Adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers Abdullah Mamao. Malacañang file photo

Nikki Teodoro named special envoy to UNICEF

Mar 09, 2018 - 3:03 PM

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

Sereno on impeachment, Cayetano on Manalo, Quiboloy denies detention | Evening wRap

Feb 16, 2018 - 8:08 PM

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PH 'committed to peace,' Duterte tells Norway envoy

Feb 16, 2018 - 6:05 PM

Norwegian special envoy Idun Tvedt stresses Norway's commitment 'to assist the Philippines in its peace process' with communist rebels

COMMITTED TO PEACE. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte welcomes Norwegian Special Envoy to the Peace Process Between the Government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines Idun Tvedt as the latter paid a courtesy call on the President at the Presidential Guest House in Davao City on February 15, 2018. Photo by Karl Norman Alonzo/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Iglesia ni Cristo system can help Filipinos abroad – Cayetano

Feb 16, 2018 - 4:29 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo has 'churches in several countries around the world' and a system of coordinating with government to attend to complaints of overseas Filipinos, says the DFA chief

SPECIAL ENVOY. Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo is the first INC leader to be appointed to a government position. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Philippines on China, Malacanang on Manalo, Quiboloy detained in Hawaii | Evening wRap

Feb 15, 2018 - 8:36 PM

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Separation of church, state even with Manalo appointment – Malacañang

Feb 15, 2018 - 1:04 PM

Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo was picked as President Rodrigo Duterte's special envoy because of his 'established network' among overseas Filipinos, says Malacañang

Malacanang on Benham Rise, Kuwait slams deployment ban, Manalo as OFW envoy | Evening wRap

Feb 14, 2018 - 8:48 PM

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Duterte appoints ex-Senate President Angara as special envoy to EU

May 17, 2017 - 5:22 PM

Edgardo Angara is the second former lawmaker President Duterte has appointed as special envoy

Duterte envoy De Venecia proposes joint development with China

May 14, 2017 - 4:35 PM

At the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing Duterte envoy Jose de Venecia Jr suggests turning the South China Sea into a zone of friendship

'POTENTIAL FOR PEACE.' Duterte's special envoy and former House Speaker Jose De Venecia proposes joint development of oil and natural gas in the South China Sea. Image from BRI livestream

Duterte appoints ex-Speaker Jose de Venecia as special envoy

May 09, 2017 - 11:20 AM

UPDATED The 80 year old former Pangasinan lawmaker is back in government after a long break from politics

NEW DUTERTE APPOINTEE. President Rodrigo Duterte with former speaker Jose de Venecia Jr after they met in Malacanang on March 7, 2017. Photo by Richard Madelo/Presidential Photo

Rodrigo Duterte, Fidel Ramos, Clinton-Trump | 12PM wRap

Nov 02, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Duterte confirms Ramos resignation as special envoy to China

Nov 02, 2016 - 12:41 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he s still open to consulting former president Fidel Ramos in the future but adds that he has his own way of assessing issues

RESIGNATION. Former president Fidel Ramos has resigned as the government's special envoy to China. Rappler file photo

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Nov 01, 2016 - 12:49 PM

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Ramos resigns as Duterte's special envoy to China

Oct 31, 2016 - 10:19 PM

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says the Palace has not received former president Fidel V Ramos resignation from this position

RAMOS RESIGNS. President Rodrigo Duterte chats with former president Fidel V. Ramos during the Testimonial Dinner Reception organized by the San Beda Law Alumni Association on July 14, 2016. File photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

Special envoy FVR to skip Duterte's China visit

Oct 13, 2016 - 6:35 PM

Former President Fidel Ramos has called out President Rodrigo Duterte s sustained tirades against the the United States the country s longest treaty ally

'Organized communities can stop gender-based violence'

Jun 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM

A young development worker talks about the challenges and solutions to gender based violence

A message to women: Fight against violence

Jun 10, 2014 - 4:45 PM

A young woman issues a call to action to other women to fight against sexual violence in conflict

UN Security Council strongly condemns Nigeria kidnaps

May 10, 2014 - 7:22 AM

The council sends an envoy to Nigeria to help the authorities find the kidnapped girls

PROTEST. Nigerians protest over the government's failure to rescue the abducted Chibok school girls in Yola, Nigeria, 08 May 2014. Photo by EPA

Angelina Jolie fights war zone rape

Mar 26, 2013 - 8:33 AM

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie joins UK Foreign Secretary William Hague in condemning war zone rape and sexual violence

JOINING FORCES. UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie want to end sexual violence in conflict zones. Photo from the William Hague Facebook page

Roxas special envoy to China meeting

Sep 20, 2012 - 2:31 PM

DILG Secretary Mar Roxas will represent President Aquino at the 9th China ASEAN Expo held from September 21 to 25 in Nanning China