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Diosdado Peralta is the Philippines’ new Chief Justice

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Diosdado Peralta is the Philippines’ new Chief Justice

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Diosdado Peralta as the new Chief Justice on Wednesday, October 23.

Peralta replaced former chief justice Lucas Bersamin who retired on October 18.

A native of Ilocos Norte, Peralta was appointed as an associate justice of the High Court on January 14, 2009 and will retire on March 27, 2022.

Congratulations, SC Chief Justice Peralta!

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