Duterte Declares All Appointive Government Posts Vacant

Expressing frustration on a corrupt system, President Rodrigo Duterte said he is rescinding the appointment of all officials appointed to the government by ordering the posts vacant. While career officers and current cabinet secretaries are spared, the president said that the move is needed to finally weed out widespread corruption in the bureaucracy. He vented his ire on transportation licensing and franchising bodies,…

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