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Manny Villar
President of the Senate of the Philippines
2006incumbent
Senator of the Philippines
2001incumbent
Speaker of the House of Representatives
of the Philippines

19982001
Representative, Lone District of
Las Piñas City

19922001
Political Party: Nacionalista Party (2003- )
Independent (2000-2003)
LAMP (1998-2000)
Lakas-NUCD (1992-1998)
Born: December 13, 1949
Tondo, Manila
Spouse: Rep. Cynthia A. Villar

Manuel "Manny" Bamba Villar, Jr. (born December 13, 1949) is a Filipino businessman and politician, currently the President of the Senate — the third highest ranking official of the Philippines. He has also served as Speaker of the House of Representatives from 19982001, where he presided over the impeachment of President Joseph Estrada. He is also the current president of the Nacionalista Party. Image File history File links Vote. ... An election is a decision making process where people choose people to hold official offices. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Nacionalista Party logo with party motto, Ang Bayan Higit sa Lahat (Nation, Above All). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Laban ng Makabayang Masang Pilipino (Struggle of the Patriotic Filipino Masses) was the umbrella political coalition party of the opposition during the 1998 Philippine Presidential Elections that lead to the presidency of then Vice President Joseph Estrada. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1987 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      The Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats, also more popularly known as simply Lakas or... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... A tondo is also a circular painting or relief carving. ... The City of Manila (Filipino: Lungsod ng Maynila), or simply Manila, is the capital of the Philippines and one of the municipalities that comprise Metro Manila. ... Type Lower house Houses House of Representatives House Speaker Jose De Venecia, Jr. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ... The House of Representatives (Kapulungan ng mga Kinatawan in Filipino) is the lower chamber of the Congress of the Philippines. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Depiction of the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson, then President of the United States, in 1868. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Joseph Ejercito Estrada (born José Marcelo Ejército on April 19, 1937) widely known as Erap is a popular film actor in the Philippines and was the 13th President of the Philippines from June 30, 1998 to January 20, 2001. ... The Nacionalista Party logo with party motto, Ang Bayan Higit sa Lahat (Nation, Above All). ...


He assumed the senate presidency at the beginning of the Third Regular Session of the 13th Congress, as part of a power-sharing agreement with his predecessor Sen. Franklin Drilon. Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice: Reynato Puno Court of Appeals Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | 1984 1981 | 1978 | 1969 | 1965 1961 | 1957 | 1953 | 1949 1946 | 1941 | 1935 Foreign relations Human rights Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      The Thirteenth Congress... Franklin Drilon Franklin M. Drilon is the current Senate President and third highest ranking official of the Philippines. ...


Biography

Manuel "Manny" Bamba Villar Jr. was born on December 13, 1949 in Moriones, Tondo, Manila. His father, Manuel Montalban Villar, Sr., a government employee, hailed from Cabatuan, Iloilo and his mother Curita Bamba, a seafood dealer, came from Pampanga and Bataan. The second of nine children, Manny started selling sea food at the Divisoria Market at an early age. Cabatuan is the name of two places in the Philippines: Cabatuan, Iloilo Cabatuan, Isabela Category: ... Iloilo is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. ... Pampanga is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Bataan Region: Central Luzon (Region III) Capital: Balanga City Founded: —1754 Population: 2000 census—557,659 (46th largest) Density—406 per km² (12th highest) Area: 1,373. ... Manila (Filipino: Maynila) is the capital of the Philippines. ...


Manny Villar was a working student, where he was also putting in long hours as a fish and shrimp trader, where the action starts during the wee hours of the morning, when the freshly caught seafood arrives at market grounds. As a working student, he was able to put himself through school by finishing his studies at the University of the Philippines where he earned his Bachelor of arts and Master of Arts degrees in Business Administration. The University of the Philippines (Filipino: Unibersidad ng Pilipinas) or U.P. or State U is the premiere state university of the Philippines. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ...


After graduation, he tried his hand as an accountant at the country’s biggest accounting firm, Sycip, Gorres, Velayo & Co. (SGV & Co.). He resigned shortly though to venture on his own seafood delivery business. This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ...


When a restaurant he was delivering stocks to did not pay him, he printed out “meal tickets” which he persuaded the restaurant owners to honor. He then sold these tickets at a discounted price to office workers. It took him one year to liquidate his receivables.


He worked briefly as a financial analyst at the Private Development Corporation of the Philippines. His job was to sell World Bank loans, despite the attractive rates of which there were no takers. Convinced that he could make it on his own again, he quit his job and promptly availed of one of the loans.


With an initial capital of P10,000 in 1975, Villar purchased two reconditioned trucks and started his sand-and-gravel business in Las Piñas. 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Las Piñas City is one of the cities and municipalities that comprise Metro Manila in the Philippines. ...


He started a gravel and sand business and then went on to establish one of the largest development firms in the Southeast Asian region, the Camella & Palmera Homes. Originally low end developers, the Company has recently started selling more high end homes under the Crown Asia brand name, although criticism have been voiced in the press of many such developments in Cebu, Cagayan de Oro and Davao [1] [2] [3] His C&P Homes business has also been featured in international publications such as the Far Eastern Economic Review, Asiaweek, Asiamoney, and the Asian Business Review. A cover of the then-weekly Far Eastern Economic Review in September 2003 The Far Eastern Economic Review (Chinese: 遠東經濟評論; also referred to as FEER) is an English language Asian news magazine. ... Asiaweek, the English edition, was a news magazine focusing on Asia, published weekly by Asiaweek Limited, a subsidiary of Time Inc. ...


He earned citations such as the Ten Outstanding Young Men in 1986, the Agora Award for Marketing Management in 1989, Most Outstanding CPA by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 1990, and Most Outstanding Alumnus in 1991. 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other meanings of CPA see CPA (disambiguation) Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) are accounting professionals of the United States who have passed the Uniform CPA exam, which was developed and is maintained by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and have subsequently met additional state requirements for licensure... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


As a successful businessman, he ventured in the political arena in 1992 and was elected as Congressman representing Las Pinas posting landslide victories. On his third term, he was chosen to be the Speaker of the House of Representatives. On November 13, 2000, he became the first House Speaker in Philippine history to impeach a President, paving the way for the elevation of the articles of impeachment to the Senate. 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


In the national elections held last May 14, 2001, despite being a relative newcomer in national politics, Manny Villar posted one of the most impressive showings in the national polls. On his first day in office, he was selected as Senate President Pro Tempore, the position he held until 2003. May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Manny Villar during a press conference
Manny Villar during a press conference

He has also spearheaded the building of schools, sending out medical missions and setting up relief operations whenever or wherever needed.[citation needed] He led the inauguration of the Las Piñas-Muntinlupa-Laguna-Cavite (LPMLC) link road, more popularly known as Daang Hari, as part of his road improvement program aimed at easing traffic in the south of Metro Manila. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ...


In February 2004, he was elected as President of the Nacionalista Party — the country’s oldest political party. He was also named the Most Distinguished UP Alumnus—the highest recognition given by the UP Alumni Association—for his exemplary public service and achievements.[citation needed] For other uses, see February (disambiguation). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Nacionalista Party logo with party motto, Ang Bayan Higit sa Lahat (Nation, Above All). ...


After the 2004 elections, he initially planned to run for the Senate presidency but agreed to let the incumbent, Franklin Drilon to finish his turn as Senate President until June 2006. Honoring the said agreement, his fellow senators unanimously elected him as Senate President on July 24, 2006. July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


He is recognized as the richest legislator in Philippine history where he was consistently being the richest congressman from 1992 to 2001 and richest senator from 2001 until today.[citation needed]


Senator Manny Villar's wife is Cynthia A. Villar, currently the representative of the lone congressional district of Las Piñas). He has two sons (Paolo and Mark) and a daughter (Camille).


References

  • Biography of Senator Villar. URL accessed on June 21, 2006.
  • Nacionalista Party Leader Profiles: Manny Villar. URL accessed on June 21, 2006.

June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

External links

  • Senator Manny Villar Official Website
Preceded by
Filemon C. Aguilar
 Representative, Lone District of Las Piñas City 
19922001
Prior to 1998, Lone District of Las Piñas-Muntinlupa
Succeeded by
Cynthia A. Villar
Preceded by
Jose De Venecia
Speaker of the House of Representatives
19982001
Succeeded by
Arnulfo Fuentebella
Preceded by
Franklin M. Drilon
President of the Senate of the Philippines 
2006 – present
Succeeded by
incumbent


Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1987 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      The lone Legislative District of Las Piñas City is the representation of... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1987 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      The lone Legislative District of Las Piñas-Muntinlupa was the representation of... Jose de Venecia, Jr. ... Jose de Venecia is the current Speaker of the House of Representatives The Speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the lower house of Congress, the House of Representatives. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Franklin Drilon Franklin M. Drilon is the current Senate President and third highest ranking official of the Philippines. ... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice: Reynato Puno Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | 1984 1981 | 1978 | 1969 | 1965 1961 | 1957 | 1953 | 1949 1946 | 1941 | 1935 Foreign relations Human rights Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      The President of the Senate of the Philippines is the presiding... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

Senators of the 13th Congress of the Philippines
Seal of the Senate of the Philippines

Angara | Arroyo | Biazon | Cayetano | Drilon | L. Estrada | J. Estrada | Enrile | Flavier | Gordon | Lacson | Lapid
Lim | Madrigal | Magsaysay | Osmeña | Pangilinan | Pimentel | Recto | Revilla | Roxas | Santiago | Villar Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice: Reynato Puno Court of Appeals Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | 1984 1981 | 1978 | 1969 | 1965 1961 | 1957 | 1953 | 1949 1946 | 1941 | 1935 Foreign relations Human rights Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      The Thirteenth Congress... Image File history File links Senate_Seal. ... Edgardo Javier Angara, Jr. ... Joker Paz Arroyo is a Filipino lawyer, politician and Senator of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Category: ... Pilar Juliana Schramm Cayetano Sebastian popularly known as Compañera Pia is a Filipino lawyer, politician and Senator of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Franklin Drilon Franklin M. Drilon is the current Senate President and third highest ranking official of the Philippines. ... Luisa Loi Pimentel Ejercito Estrada (born 1930 in Iba, Zambales) is the wife of former Philippine President Joseph Estrada, and was the thirteenth First Lady of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001. ... Jinggoy Estrada Jinggoy Estrada (born February 17, 1963) is a senator in the Philippines. ... Juan Ponce Enrile (born February 14, 1924) is a political figure in the Philippines. ... Juan Flavier is a politician from the Philippines. ... Richard Dick Juico Gordon (born August 5, 1945) is a Filipino politician. ... Panfilo Lacson Panfilo Morena Lacson (born June 1, 1948) is a retired Director-General of the Philippine National Police, and is currently a member of the Philippine Senate. ... Manuel Mercado Lapid popularly known as Lito Lapid is a Filipino actor, politician and Senator of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Alfredo Lim (born December 21, 1929) is a senator of the Philippines. ... Maria Ana Consuelo Abad Santos Madrigal Valade (born April 26, 1958) is a politician in the Philippines. ... Ramon Magsaysay Jr. ... Sergio Serge de la Rama Osmeña III is a Senator of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Francis Kiko Nepomuceno Pangilinan (born August 24, 1963) is a politician in the Philippines. ... Media:Example. ... Ralph Gonzalez Recto (born January 11, 1964) is a politician in the Philippines. ... Ramon Revilla Jr. ... Manuel Mar Araneta Roxas II (born May 13, 1957) is a senator of the Philippines. ... // Miriam Defensor Santiago became globally famous with her courageous and brilliant crusade against corruption in the Philippines. ...


 
 

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