CA confirms the ad interim appointments of DBM and DFA Secretaries and JBC Member, gives consent to the nominations of 23 other DFA senior officials

MERIT AND FITNESS CONFIRMED. Budget and Management Secretary Amenah Flaminiano Pangandaman and Foreign Affairs Secretary Amb. Luis Enrique Austria Manalo got the Commission on Appointments’ nod on their ad interim appointments, during the body’s plenary session today, presided over by Senate President / CA Chairperson Juan Miguel “Migz” F. Zubiri. Manalo and Pagandaman’s appointments were continue reading : CA confirms the ad interim appointments of DBM and DFA Secretaries and JBC Member, gives consent to the nominations of 23 other DFA senior officials

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Three DFA senior officials and 50 other senior military officers secure CA approval

HIGH STANDARD OF LEADERSHIP. First female ambassador to Japan Mylene J.Garcia-Albano, together with two other senior officials in the Department of Foreign Affairs(DFA), got the Commission on Appointments’ (CA) consent on their nominations in a hybridplenary session today, presided over by Senate President / CA Chairperson Juan Miguel “Migz” F.Zubiri. The Commission, likewise, confirmed the continue reading : Three DFA senior officials and 50 other senior military officers secure CA approval

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Labor Secretary Laguesma’s ad interim appointment confirmed by CA

HEART AND CHARACTER CONFIRMED. Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)Secretary Bienvenido Estudillo Laguesma’s ad interim appointment got the Commission onAppointments’ (CA) nod, in today’s hybrid plenary session, presided over by Senate President / CAChairperson Juan Miguel “Migz” F. Zubiri. His confirmation came after the Commission’sCommittee on Labor, Employment, Social Welfare and Migrant Workers, chaired by continue reading : Labor Secretary Laguesma’s ad interim appointment confirmed by CA

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CA green lights ‘ON’ for DOJ and DILG Secretaries, deliberation on DOLE chief’s ad interim appointment deferred

PUBLIC SERVICE PERSONIFIED. Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Catibayan Remulla and the Interior and Local Government Secretary Benjamin De Castro Abalos Jr. got the Commission on Appointments’ “green light” on their ad interim appointments, during the body’s plenary session today, presided over by Senate President / CA Chairperson Juan Miguel “Migz” F. Zubiri. Remulla and Abalos’ continue reading : CA green lights ‘ON’ for DOJ and DILG Secretaries, deliberation on DOLE chief’s ad interim appointment deferred

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COMELEC and CSC chiefs secure CA nod, Senator JV Ejercito elected as CA Asst. Majority Floor Leader

MERIT AND FITNESS. The Commission on Appointments (CA), in its hybrid plenary session today, presided over by Senate President / CA Chairperson Juan Miguel “Migz” F. Zubiri, confirmed the ad interim appointments of Mr. George Erwin M. Garcia as Chairman, Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and Mr. Karlo Alexei Bendigo Nograles as Chairman, Civil Service Commission continue reading : COMELEC and CSC chiefs secure CA nod, Senator JV Ejercito elected as CA Asst. Majority Floor Leader

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CA gave its consent to the nominations of two DFA senior officials, deliberation on DFA Secretary Manalo’s ad interim appointment deferred

CA NODDED. The Commission on Appointments (CA), in its first hybrid plenary session in the First Regular Session of the 19th Congress today, presided over by Senate President / CA Chairperson Juan Miguel “Migz” F. Zubiri, gave its consent to the nominations of Mr. Antonio Manuel Revilla Lagdameo as Permanent Representative of the Republic of continue reading : CA gave its consent to the nominations of two DFA senior officials, deliberation on DFA Secretary Manalo’s ad interim appointment deferred

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CA elects Members for 19th Congress

FIRST CA ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING:  The 25-Member bicameral Commission on Appointments (CA), presided over by President of the Senate and ex officio Chairman of the Commission on Appointments Juan Miguel “Migz” F. Zubiri, formally constituted itself and convened today in plenary session to officially swear into office its Members, who were elected from the Senate and continue reading : CA elects Members for 19th Congress

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CA confirms the promotion of 17 AFP general / flag officers, amends Chapter II, Section 5 of the New Rules of the Commission

PASSED. Seventeen Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) general/flag officers snap to attention after their ad interim appointments got confirmed during the Commission on Appointments’ (CA) hybrid plenary session presided over by Senate President / CA Chairperson Vicente C. Sotto III. The CA confirmed their promotions on the same day that their ad interim appointments were continue reading : CA confirms the promotion of 17 AFP general / flag officers, amends Chapter II, Section 5 of the New Rules of the Commission

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CSC Commissioner, 16 AFP generals and senior officers get CA approval

CA NODDED. Civil Service Commission (CSC) Commissioner Ryan Alvin R. Acosta (center) stands firm as he joins Senate President/CA Chairperson Vicente C. Sotto III (left) and National Defense Committee Chairperson Rep. Luis “Jon-Jon” A. Ferrer IV (right) for a photo opportunity after the Commission on Appointments, during its hybrid plenary session , gave its consent continue reading : CSC Commissioner, 16 AFP generals and senior officers get CA approval

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CA gives consent to COA commissioner nomination, approves ad interim appointments of AFP chief and 16 other generals

APPROVED. The Commission on Appointments (CA), in its plenary session, presided over by Senate President / CA Chairperson Vicente C. Sotto III, gave its consent to the nomination of Mr. Mario G. Lipana as Commissioner, Commission on Audit (COA) and confirmed the ad interim appointments of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of continue reading : CA gives consent to COA commissioner nomination, approves ad interim appointments of AFP chief and 16 other generals

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