Philippines Appoints New Envoy to Japan

MANILA – President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has named former Davao City Second District Representative Mylene Garcia-Albano as the Philippines' new envoy to Japan.

Marcos Jr. administered the oath of office to Garcia-Albano  in a ceremony at Malacañan Palace on Aug. 12, Radio Television Malacañang (RTVM) announced in a Facebook post.

Garcia-Albano is the first female to be appointed as the country's ambassador to the Land of the Rising Sun, which is home to more than 300,000 Filipinos. - Florenda Corpuz

(Screengrab from RTVM)