MANILA — Malacanang has appointed four regional trial court judges and six others for municipal trial courts in various regions of the country.
During the regular palace press briefing on Friday, spokesperson Abigail Valte announced that President Benigno S. Aquinoo III appointed the judges on November 22.
The appointees for regional trial courts include Judge Maria Ligaya V. Itliong-Rivera as presiding judge of Baguio city, Benguet Branch 5; Judge Ivan Kim B. Morales as presiding judge of Baguio city, Benguet Branch 59; Judge Glenda Ching Go as presiding judge of Talisay city, Cebu Branch 65; and Judge Caroline Rojas Jaucian as presiding judge of San Fernando, La Union Branch 26.
Also getting Presidential appointments filling up various municipal trial courts include Judge Francisco E. Torres Jr. as presiding judge of Bato-San Miguel, Catanduanes 1st Municipal Circuit Trial Court; Judge Bernadette Balangitan Badecao as presiding judge of Sto. Tomas, La Union Municipal Trial Court (MTC); Judge Maria Paz I. Rivera-Basangan as presiding judge of Caba, La Union MTC; Judge Melita Amylesha G. Delson-Macaraeg as presiding judge of Kapangan-Kibungan, Benguet 1st MCTC; Judge Homer Jay D. Ragonjan as presiding judge of Cabugao, Ilocos Sur MTC and Judge Jaime D. Bugain as presiding judge of Santiago-San Esteban, Ilocos Sur 6th MCTC. (PNA)