Duterte Appoints Robredo as Housing Secretary

President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Vice President Leni Robredo as his housing secretary. Duterte had earlier said that he wasn’t keen on making the VP as part of his cabinet because of his close ties with Sen. Bongbong Marcos, who Robredo narrowly defeated in the May election. He has changed his mind probably because of the VP’s pronouncements that she would fully support the Duterte administration, and also because of the backing

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