Duterte reappoints Lopez as the Philippines' environment minister

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has reappointed Regina Lopez as the country’s environment minister, according to a nominations appointments document from the Commission on Appointments (CA).

Lopez’s reappointment as secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) was widely expected after the CA deferred its decision on her confirmation in March.

But whether...

Published

Vivian Teo

April 18, 2017

07:37 GMT

Singapore