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Encyclopedia > Mar Roxas
Mar Roxas
Senator of the Philippines
2004incumbent
Secretary of Trade and Industry
19982003
Representative, 1st District of Capiz
19921998
Political Party: Liberal Party
Born: May 13, 1957
Quezon City

Manuel "Mar" Araneta Roxas II (born May 13, 1957) is a senator of the Philippines. He is the grandson of former Philippine President Manuel Roxas, and the son of former Senator Gerry Roxas. Image File history File linksMetadata Mar_roxas. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday 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. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... The Liberal Party is a liberal party in the Philippines, founded in 1945 by a breakaway from the Nacionalista Party. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Quezon City P (Filipino: Lungsod Quezon) is the former capital and the most populous city in the Philippines. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ... The President is the head of state and of the government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Manuel Acuña Roxas (January 1, 1892 – April 15, 1948) was the first president of the independent Republic of the Philippines. ...


Roxas was born in Quezon City in Metro Manila. He attended Ateneo de Manila University for elementary and high school education, then earned a degree in economics from Wharton School of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania in the United States. Quezon City P (Filipino: Lungsod Quezon) is the former capital and the most populous city in the Philippines. ... For the article on the capital city of the Philippines, see Manila. ... The Ateneo de Manila University (also called Ateneo de Manila or simply the Ateneo) is a private university run by the Society of Jesus in the Philippines. ... The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is a business school at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. The school was founded by Joseph Wharton, who also was one of the founders of Swarthmore College (founded in 1864), in 1881 as the first collegiate business school in the United States. ... The University of Pennsylvania (or Penn[3][4]) is a private, nonsectarian research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...


In the 2004 Philippine election, Mar Roxas ran for senator and garnered the highest number of votes. His total of 19,237,888 votes was the highest ever garnered by a national candidate in any Philippine election. Presidential elections, legislative elections and local elections were held in the Philippines on May 10, 2004. ...


Personal Life

Mar Roxas is currently in a relationship with the Philippines' most popular and critically acclaimed broadcaster Korina Sanchez from ABS-CBN. Her relationship was said to be the factor for Roxas' victory in the 2004 national elections. Korina Baluyut Sanchez is a Filipino broadcast journalist and one of the frontline personalities for ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, which is her home network. ... Categories: Corporation stubs | Philippines | Television networks ...


External links

  • Senate of the Philippines - Mar Roxas biography
  • Mar Roxas' Official Personal Website
  • Mar Roxas' Assets and Liabilities
  • Mar Roxas Blog Fan Site for Mar Roxas


Senators of the 13th Congress of the Philippines
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Lim | Madrigal | Magsaysay | Osmeña | Pangilinan | Pimentel | Recto | Revilla | Roxas | Santiago | Villar The Thirteenth 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. ... Image File history File links Senate_Seal. ... Edgardo Javier Angara, Jr. ... Category: ... 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. ... 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 Osmeña III Sergio R. Osmeña III also known as Serge Osmeña, 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. ... // Miriam Defensor Santiago became globally famous with her courageous and brilliant crusade against corruption in the Philippines. ... Manuel Manny Bamba Villar, Jr. ...


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Mar Roxas has been described “as one of the young leaders in politics and business who will bring Asia and the Pacific to the forefront of world affairs”.
Grandson of the late President Manuel Roxas and son of the late Senator Gerry Roxas, he graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University and the Wharton School of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.
Senator Roxas is the chairman of the Committee on Economic Affairs, and the Committee on Trade and Commerce in this 13th Congress.
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