Philippines' Arroyo says to reshuffle cabinet in May

The president of the Philippines said on Tuesday she will reshuffle her cabinet next month, confirming speculation of the change.

Philippines' Arroyo says to reshuffle cabinet in May
Asked by reporters whether there would be a cabinet reshuffle in May, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said "Yes."

There has been speculation in local media that the head of the military, General Hermogenes Esperon, will be given the defence portfolio when he retires in May, and the current Defence Secretary Gilberto Teodoro moved to the justice department.

Reuters
Last Mod: 29 Nisan 2008, 11:23
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