Duterte Cabinet taking shape: Executive secretary Medialdea, presidential spokesperson Panelo

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Presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte names possible Cabinet members in a news conference in Davao City, Monday (May 16).

Davao City (CNN Philippines) — The Cabinet of presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte is beginning to take shape with Atty. Salvador Medialdea as executive secretary and Atty. Salvador Panelo as presidential spokesperson.

The Davao City mayor made the announcement Monday (May 16), exactly a week after the elections, in a press conference held in Davao City.

Medialdea is a member of the Duterte transition team and is also the mayor's personal lawyer.

Duterte also offered the Department of Justice (DOJ) or the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) post to running mate Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, who has already conceded the vice presidency to Rep. Leni Robredo.

Cayetano is barred from taking any post in the government for a year after the elections.

According to Duterte, he has offered to former Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Perfecto Yasay Jr. the foreign affairs post in an acting capacity while Cayetano is banned from holding any cabinet position.

Duterte's San Beda law classmate and former Clark Development Corporation president Arthur Tugade has been offered to head the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC). He has asked Carlos Dominguez III, a longtime friend and former agriculture secretary, to be his finance secretary.

Lyceum of the Philippines-Batangas president Peter Laurel will handle the Department of Education (DepEd), while Jesus Dureza will once again take on the post of Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process.

According to Duterte, he is offering the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to the Communist Party of the Philippines.

"If they decide to join the government, open ang DAR, DENR, (and Department of) Labor if they want kasi sila pinaka-oppressed," Duterte explained.

When asked about the Department of National Defense (DND), he said he's meeting with former Defense Secretary Gilbert Teodoro.

After his news conference, Duterte witnessed the signing of a coalition agreement between the PDP Laban and the Nacionalista Party.

For the updated list of Duterte's Cabinet, click here.

CNN Philippines senior correspondent Ina Andolong contributed to this report.