Esther Margaux ‘Mocha’ Uson pictured in 2017. Photo: AFP

Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte hands ‘queen of fake news’ Mocha Uson plum overseas workers post

  • Model and sex coach is now deputy administrator at the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, which caters to millions of Filipinos abroad
  • But critics say her appointment runs against the constitution owing to her losing bid in congressional elections earlier this year
Topic |   The Philippines

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Esther Margaux ‘Mocha’ Uson pictured in 2017. Photo: AFP
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Alan Robles

Alan Robles

Alan Robles has been a journalist for more than 30 years and has written for the SCMP since 2002. A freelance foreign correspondent specialising in politics, development, foreign affairs, science, environment and IT, he has a humour column at abs-cbnnews.com and runs the political satire site hotmanila.ph. He lectured for 12 years on digital media at the Internationales Institut fuer Journalismus in Berlin.