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Philippines ex-President Arroyo removed as deputy House speaker

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo [Credit; Inquirer]

The Philippines’ House of Representatives on Tuesday removed congresswoman and former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as a deputy speaker.

Ms Arroyo, who represents a district in Pampanga province, would be an ordinary member of the House after she was stripped of the deputy speakership.

A representative from Isabela province replaced her.

Representative Isidro Ungab from Davao City was also unseated as a deputy house speaker.

A representative from Lanao del Sur province replaced him. 

(Xinhua/NAN)

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