Higher Education Secretary Licuanan Banned from Cabinet Meetings Too

Like Vice President Leni Robredo, Patricia Licuanan, the head of the Commission on Higher Education, has also been banned from cabinet meetings. Though she has largely refrained from criticizing the president, Licuanan is a women’s rights activist. An appointee of former President Benigno Aquino III, her term runs until 2018. The decision to exclude her from meetings seems to be the administration’s way of forcing out people…

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