CA bypasses DAR chief’s appointment

MANILA — The Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday bypassed the appointment of Agrarian Reform Secretary John Rualo Castriciones after several lawmakers questioned anew his experience and track record. During…

CA secret voting system lacks transparency

MANILA — A senator on Tuesday said he will be filing a resolution seeking to review the current secret voting system of the Commission on Appointments (CA) noting that it…

Some senators saddened by Lopez’s CA rejection

MANILA — Some senators who were in favor of appointing Regina Lopez as Environment and Natural Resources Secretary were saddened by the decision of the Commission on Appointments (CA) to…

CA confirms Aguirre despite Trillanes’ opposition

MANILA — The Commission on Appointments (CA) confirmed on Wednesday the ad interim appointment of Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Vitallano Aguirre II despite another move by Senator Antonio Trillanes…