Diokno, Briones Appointed to Duterte Cabinet

University of the Philippines professors Benjamin Diokno and Leonor Briones have been appointed to the cabinet by incoming president Rodrigo Duterte. The two previously served in the cabinet of former president Joseph Estrada as budget secretary and national treasurer, respectively. Diokno will be back in his budget post, while Briones has been assigned the education portfolio. Diokno has a similar stance as economics chief Ernesto…

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