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Duterte’s ex-top diplomat who smoothed over Philippine-China ties arrested for bank fraud

Perfecto Yasay, Jnr, 72, President Rodrigo Duterte’s former college room mate whom he appointed as his first foreign secretary, was arrested in the Philippines on Wednesday in connection with a long-running bank fraud case.He was appointed by Duterte despite being implicated in criminal charges filed before the Department of Justice by the Philippine Central Bank (BSP) in 2011.Yasay played a key role “in crafting and articulating foreign policy”, a well-placed government source who spoke on…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Duterte’s ex-top diplomat who smoothed over Philippine-China ties arrested for bank fraud, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Duterte’s ex-top diplomat who smoothed over Philippine-China ties arrested for bank fraud

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Friday, 23 August

 

 

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