Sara Duterte Schedules VP Inauguration on June 19 in Davao City

The third woman vice president of the Philippines.
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Vice President-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio will be sworn into office on June 19 in her hometown Davao City, organizers said.

While Duterte-Carpio's term as vice president officially starts on June 30, she had said that she wanted to hold her oath-taking at an earlier date so that she could attend the inauguration of President-elect Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr.

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Duterte-Carpio emerged as the most favored national candidate in the May 9 elections with a record 32 million votes, higher than the votes received by any other candidate.

The eldest daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte is the 15th vice president of the Republic of the Philippines and the third woman to hold the post after outgoing Leni Robredo, and former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Aside from the vice presidency, Duterte-Carpio will also join Marcos Jr.'s Cabinet as education chief.


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