Tag: Marcos

  • Marcos swears return and new Cabinet secretaries

    PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. officially swore in Secretary Raphael Lotilla and Secretary Jesus “Jerry” Acuzar into his cabinet. Lotilla is the new head of the Department of Energy (DoE) while Acuzar will lead the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD). Their swearing-in ceremonies took place simultaneously in the Study Hall of Malacañan […]

  • Marcos swears return and new Cabinet secretaries

    PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. officially swore in Secretary Raphael Lotilla and Secretary Jesus “Jerry” Acuzar into his cabinet. Lotilla is the new head of the Department of Energy (DoE) while Acuzar will lead the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD). Their swearing-in ceremonies took place simultaneously in the Study Hall of Malacañan […]

  • Marcos appoints 3 more Cabinet men

    PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has added more names to his cabinet by appointing J. Prospero “Popoy” De Vera as 3rd Chairman of the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd), Malacañang announced Saturday. Press Secretary Rose Beatrix “Trixie” Cruz-Angeles said the president also named Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Alex Quiroz to chair the Commission on Governance of […]

  • Marcos abolishes the PACC, the office of the Cabinet Secretary

    PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos has abolished the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) and the Office of the Secretary to the Cabinet, citing the need for a “fair allocation of resources” amid the current Covid-19 crisis and the the budget crisis. The president signed decree 1 on June 30, but a copy of which was not released […]

  • Marcos abolishes the PACC, the office of the Cabinet Secretary

    PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos has abolished the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) and the Office of the Cabinet Secretary, citing the need for a “fair allocation of resources” amid the current Covid-19 crisis and the the budget crisis. The president signed decree 1 on June 30, but a copy of which was not released to the […]

  • Marcos and Cabinet discuss economics at first Cabinet meeting

    PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said his priority was the economy as he chaired his first Cabinet meeting in Malacañang on Tuesday. The meeting, which began before 9 a.m. at the Palace, included Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte-Carpio and other members of her cabinet. In a short excerpt from the meeting shared by […]

  • Marcos Jr.’s firm faces a dire and conflicted global economy

    Over the past decade, global economic prospects have been adversely affected by the fall in global trade, investment and migration, and the undue suffering of more than 100 million displaced people around the world. BEFORE the devastation of the pandemic, as President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said in his inaugural address, the Philippines was still […]

  • Marcos and the Cabinet attend Thanksgiving Mass at the Palace Chapel

    PRESIDENT Ferdinand Marcos Jr. attended a Thanksgiving Mass at the National Shrine of St. Michael the Archangels located inside the Malacañan compound on Thursday, the day of his inauguration. According to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), the Archbishop of Manila, Cardinal Jose Advincula led the Mass with the Archbishop Emeritus of Cotabato, […]

  • Marcos and the Cabinet attend Thanksgiving Mass at the Palace Chapel

    PRESIDENT Ferdinand Marcos Jr. attended a Thanksgiving Mass at the National Shrine of St. Michael the Archangels located inside the Malacañan compound on Thursday, the day of his inauguration. According to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), the Archbishop of Manila, Cardinal Jose Advincula led the Mass with the Archbishop Emeritus of Cotabato, […]

  • The firm Marcos Jr.

    THE initial list of Cabinet appointments for Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is a mix of old and new names and faces. Many of them have already served in the bureaucracy in various capacities with good records of public service; a few have been marred by personal scandals. Two of them bear the names of longtime […]