President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath to the newly appointed government officials during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on July 8, 2019.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives the thumbs up while delivering his speech during the mass oath taking of newly appointed government officials at the Malacañan Palace on July 8, 2019. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath to the newly appointed government officials during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on July 8, 2019. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte answers queries from the members of the media on the sidelines of the mass oath taking of newly appointed government officials at the Malacañan Palace on July 8, 2019. With the President are Presidential Chief Legal Counsel and Spokesperson Salvador Panelo and Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath to the newly appointed government officials during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on July 8, 2019. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte answers queries from the members of the media on the sidelines of the mass oath taking of newly appointed government officials at the Malacañan Palace on July 8, 2019. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives the thumbs up while delivering his speech during the mass oath taking of newly appointed government officials at the Malacañan Palace on July 8, 2019. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO