CA confirms appointment of 4 Cabinet execs

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 07 2016 11:46 PM

The bicameral Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday confirmed the nominations of four members of President Rodrigo Duterte's Cabinet.

Among those whose appointments were confirmed during the CA's Wednesday plenary session are:

- Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo; 

- Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato de la Peña; 

- Information and Communication Technology Sec. Rodolfo Salalima; 

- Socio-economic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia. 

During their individual committee hearings, the secretaries were grilled about their plans for their respective departments.

Aside from the Cabinet secretaries, the CA also approved the nomination of four envoys, including Philippine Ambassador to China Jose Santiago “Chito” Sta. Romana.