There is a new Associate Justice in the Supreme Court.
Court of Appeals Associate Justice Ricardo Rosario is now a Supreme Court associate justice which he confirme just this morning.
Rosario will replace Associate Justice Jose Reyes, Jr. who retired last September 18.
A law graduate of the Ateneo de Manila University, 61-year old Rosario served the Makati City Regional Trial Court and moved to the Court of Appeals in September 2005.
He bested six other aspirants for the SC post shortlisted by the Judicial and Bar Council which was then submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte.