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Philippines' Duterte names Cabinet members, calling them 'men of integrity and honesty'

Mr Duterte (centre) taking a selfie with his Cabinet on Tuesday. He named an ex-school classmate, Carlos Dominguez, as finance minister, and an economics professor, Ernesto Pernia, as economic planning minister. His Cabinet includes officials from the past five administrations.

Davao City, Philippines

PHILIPPINES President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday named the members of his Cabinet, a day after a joint session of Congress declared him winner of the May 9 presidential election.

The 71-year-old, tough-talking Mr Duterte beat by over six million votes...

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