7 months Piñol thanks President Duterte after stint as agriculture secretary MB
By Gabriela Baron   Following his resignation as agriculture secretary, Piñol posted an open letter in his Facebook page to thank President Duterte. Department of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol (MARK BALMORES / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Piñol said he was President Duterte’s “soldier”, and believed “that a warrior does not choose the battle fields nor the battle. “It is not the size of the battlefield or the odds that matters, but it is how you fight to win the battle.” the former DA secretary added. President Duterte praised Sec Piñol’s honesty and competency, saying he was happy with Piñol’s performance. ... more