Pernia Backs Robredo for Cabinet Position

Ernesto Pernia, incoming president Rodrigo Duterte’s new economic chief as director of the National Economic and Development Authority, said in a television interview that he is batting for the appointment of Vice President Leni Robredo as head of the National Anti Poverty Commission. Duterte earlier announced that he cannot give Robredo a post because of his friendship to Sen. Bongbong Marcos, who lost the VP race in a tight…

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