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Roxas not to overshadow Binay’s functions—Palace By Aytch S. de la Cruz 05/19/2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Roxas not to overshadow Binay’s functions—Palace

By Aytch S. de la Cruz 05/19/2011

Vice President Jejomar Binay already wears so many hats in President Aquino’s government, Malacañang said yesterday in an apparent bid to allay Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero’s concerns that former Sen. Mar Roxas might overshadow the elected second highest official of the land once he gets appointed as Presidential Chief of Staff.

Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda reminded everyone that Binay already heads the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council and acts as the President’s special adviser on overseas Filipino workers’ (OFWs) concerns as well.

Also, just recently, Binay was designated by Aquino to chair the Presidential Task Force Against Illegal
Recruitment which was reactivated only last May 6 by virtue of Executive Order 41 released by Malacañang..... MORE

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