ARROYO IS NEW HOUSE SPEAKER

049a8868FORMER PRESIDENT NOW PAMPANGA CONGRESSWOMAN GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO TAKES OATH AS NEW SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo became the first female Speaker of the Philippines’ House of Representatives, a feat that she earned in a bizarre leadership revamp in the lower chamber on Monday, July 23.

She is also the first former Philippine head of state to become Speaker.

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