Duterte's KKK: Kababayan, kaklase, kasama

The Philippines' first septuagenarian president, Rodrigo Duterte, has begun to build a new government, drawing from his kababayans in the south, his classmates from San Beda College of Law, and friends who actively supported him in his presidential campaign.

So far (as of May 20), majority of his 15 would-be appointees to executive branch offices (excluding the PNP and AFP) are senior citizens, with only Mark Villar below 50. Only a handful are below 60.

It's also a predominantly male Cabinet, with only one woman, Andrea Domingo (PAGCOR chief), having been named so far.

Four posts--Department of Agrarian Reform, Department of Labor and Employment, Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Environment and Natural Resources--have been offered to the Communist Party of the Philippines.

Here is a preliminary list of appointees who will help the nocturnal 71-year-old outgoing Davao City mayor deliver his promise to wipe out crime and corruption.

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