Commission on Appointments Thumb Down Another Leftist Cabinet Appointee

The Commission on Appointments (CA) rejected Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano, the last remaining cabinet member recommended by leftist groups. The rejection was expected, and it came just a few weeks after the CA turned down another leftist for the social welfare post. President Rodrigo Duterte took in several recommendations from the Communist Party at the start of his term in an effort to

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