Ex-Chief Justice Puno gets 2nd term as UP regent
More News from Philippine Daily Inquirer
President Benigno Aquino has reappointed former Chief Justice Reynato Puno as a member of the University of the Philippines Board of Regents.
Puno, 72, is included in the new batch of presidential appointees to key posts in the Aquino administration, said deputy presidential spokesperson Abigal Valte in a Palace briefing.
Puno was previously appointed for a term of two years, or from November 2010 to present.
Puno will serve for another two years, or until Sept. 30, 2014, said the appointment paper signed by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa on Oct. 1.
Besides Puno, President Aquino also appointed: Roberto Martinez as commissioner of the Civil Service Commission; Eduardo Jose as commissioner of the Philippine Racing Commission; Algamar Latiph as acting deputy executive director IV of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos; Oswaldo Santos as assistant secretary of the Department of Science and Technology; Edita Tan as acting assistant secretary of the Department of Finance; Antonieta Ibe as commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and John Barrios as commissioner of the commission on Filipino Language.
The President also filled vacancies in the Department of Education, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Tourism, Department of Transportation and Communications, Department of Agriculture, and Land Transportation Office.
Get Inquirer updates while on the go, add us on these apps:
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94