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Veteran tourism exec to head TPB

/ 05:30 AM September 14, 2018

President Duterte has appointed a veteran tourism official to head the controversy-ridden Tourism Promotions Board (TPB).

Maria Venus Tan, formerly the Department of Tourism director for the Cordillera Administrative Region, took over as TPB chief starting on Wednesday.

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Recommended by Tourism Secretary Bernadette Puyat, Tan will head an agency that had wrestled with allegations of corruption under its erstwhile head, actor Cesar Montano.—KRIXIA SUBINGSUBING

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