Category Archives: Defense Secretary

Lorenzana, del Rosario to lead Marawi rehab

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Nov) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte has assigned Defense secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Housing Secretary Eduardo del Rosario to lead the rehabilitation of Marawi City, which was destroyed by nearly five months of fighting between the military and Islamic State-inspired Maute Group. In a media briefing held upon his arrival […]

Lorenzana stays as Defense Secretary; Duterte still scouting for Ambassador to US

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 August) – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana will remain in his post and not return to the United States as the Philippines’ Ambassador there, President Rodrigo Duterte said in a midnight press conference. “Gusto niya dito sa Pilipinas na lang,” (He wants to remain in the Philippines), the President said, adding, “so he […]