Teddy Boy” Locsin Jr., the country’s permanent representative to the United Nations, has accepted the offer of President Rodrigo Duterte to become the next Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Locsin will replace outgoing DFA Sec. Asked about it on Twitter, Locsin confirmed having said yes to the offer. The work of the DFA Secretary, he said, would still include the UN. Talent that doesn’t exist outside DFA will complete it,” Locsin said.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer October 11, 2018 23:08 UTC