DHSUD’s Del Rosario finally gets CA nod

MANILA, Nov 20 (Mabuhay) — Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario finally secured the approval of the Commission Appointments (CA) on Thursday after appearing four times before the bicameral body since September. “I...

Solon suggests pullout of Filipino soldiers in Africa as Ebola virus disease spread in the continent

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez said on Monday the government should seriously consider sending home 115 Filipino soldiers in Liberia as Ebola virus is expected to wreak havoc in West Africa for the next six months. “If Ebola continues to thrive up...

PDEA adjudged as DBM’s best performing agency for 2013

MANILA,  (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) was adjudged as the Department of Budget and Management (DBM)’s best performing agency under the operations group for 2013. PDEA Director General Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr. said alongside the recognition, PDEA is...

De Lima, Paje, Soliman confirmed finally

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The powerful Commission on Appointments (CA) has finally confirmed the appointments of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman, and Environment Secretary Ramon Paje. The commission had snubbed the confirmation of these Cabinet...

CA panel recommends Soliman’s appointment

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The appointment of Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman was recommended on Wednesday for confirmation by a panel of the powerful Commission on Appointments (CA). No member of the CA’s committees on labor, employment and social welfare  objected when a...

De Lima hopeful on confirmation

MANILA, Aug 14 (Mabuhay) — Justice Secretary Leila de Lima is hopeful she will be confirmed by the bicameral Commission on Appointments (CA) despite the reported misgivings of some senators tagged in the pork barrel scam. The Department of Justice and National Bureau of...