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Encyclopedia > Juan Miguel Zubiri

Juan Miguel "Migs" Zubiri is a Filipino politician currently serving as a Congressman representing the third district of Bukidnon and also running for Senator in the 2007 elections. He was born on April 13, 1969 in Makati City, Philippines. He is a member of Lakas CMD. He is married to Audrey Tan, a former MYX VJ. A Congressman or Congresswoman (generically, Congressperson) is a politician who is a member of a Congress. ... Bukidnon is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao region. ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... Legislative elections and local elections are to be held in the Philippines on May 14, 2007. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... Makati City is one of the most important cities in the Philippines in terms of finance and commerce. ... LAKAS is the ruling political party of the Philippines. ... Myx or MYX (pronounced /miks/ as in mix) is the music channel of ABS-CBN and is currently one of the most popular music channels in the Philippines. ...

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Education

Coming from a well-to-do family[citation needed], Zubiri finished elementary and high school in Colegio de San Agustin. He graduated from University of the Philippines with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness. The University of San Agustin, located in Iloilo City, Philippines, is the first university to be established within the Western Visayas. ... The University of the Philippines (Filipino: Unibersidad ng Pilipinas) or U.P. or State U is the premiere state university of the Philippines. ...


Political Career

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After serving as chief of staff of his father, Rep. (now Bukidnon Governor) Jose Zubiri, Jr from 1995-1998, he ran for the the post to be vacated by his father in the 1998 general elections. He won and was one of the youngest[citation needed] member of the 10th Congress. He was a member of the Spice Boys during his first term as a Congressman. He was also one of the first complainants of the Estrada impeachment case in 2000.[citation needed] He was re-elected to the Congress in the 2001 and 2004 elections. Image File history File links Vote. ... An election is a decision making process where people choose people to hold official offices. ... The Tenth Congress of the Philippines is the current meeting of the national legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Philippine Senate and House of Representatives. ...


After serving as Congressman for three-terms, he was drafted by Lakas CMD to be one of their representatives in the Unity Ticket being pushed by Malacanang in the 2007 mid-term elections. A Congressman or Congresswoman (generically, Congressperson) is a politician who is a member of a Congress. ... LAKAS is the ruling political party of the Philippines. ...


Other Positions Held

  • Member, Rotary of Makati
  • President, University of the Philippines Rangers Association
  • Chairman, Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines
  • Chairman, Paglaum Foundation

Laws

  • Biofuels Act
  • The Magna Carta for Private School Teachers
  • Act Providing for a Magna Carta of Students
  • Act Instituting the Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, Repealing Republic Act No. 6425, as Amended

 
 

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