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Yasay passport on hold

After his appointment as Foreign Affairs Secretary was rejected by the Commission of Appointments amid questions about his citizenship, Perfecto Yasay Jr. is now facing another battle, this time for his Philippine passport renewal application.

There’s always an excuse to justify one’s oversight, but pounding on such oversights has become a vicious preoccupation for many critics. This is the case of Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr., who has been bamboozled, threatened with perjury, and his confirmation now under duress for having said he IS NOT an American citizen.

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Duterte names acting DFA chief

Manalo, described by Malacañang as an “excellent transition man,” replaces Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. who failed to get the nod of the Commission on Appointments on the basis of his US citizenship status.

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CA rejects Yasay as Foreign Affairs chief

The Commission on Appointments yesterday rejected the appointment of Perfecto Yasay Jr. as Foreign Affairs Secretary on the basis of his US citizenship status.

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Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Domingo L. Siazon Jr., who negotiated the Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States in 1998, died at the age of 77 Tuesday in Japan, the country where he once served as the Philippines’ top diplomat.

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