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Duterte announces candidacy of 6 Cabinet men: Find out who’s running


By Prince Golez

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday revealed six of his Cabinet members are running for public office in the 2019 midterm elections.

They are Agriarian Reform Secretary John Rualo Castriciones, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr., Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, TESDA Director General Guiling Mamondiong, Special Assistant to the President Bong Go, and Presidential Political Adviser Francis Tolentino.

Duterte made the announcement Tuesday after the oath taking of newly elected officers of Malacañang Press Corps.

The filing of certificates of candidacy for next year’s midterm elections is scheduled on October 11 to 17.