Leftists Have More Powerful Voice in Duterte Cabinet; Taguiwalo, Mariano, Casino Nominated

The Communist Party and the National Democratic Front took to heart the offer of incoming president Rodrigo Duterte to nominate their people for various cabinet posts. Judy Taguiwalo has been recommended for the social welfare position, Carlos Zarate or Teddy Casino for environment, and Rafael Mariano for agrarian reform. Duterte, however, has taken back the offer on the environment position, saying that he wants a military…

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