Struggle/Fight of Democratic Filipinos politicians

Posted May 30, 2011
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  1. Ralph Recto

    Ralph Recto


    Ralph Gonzales Recto (born January 11, 1964) is a Filipino politician. Recto served as a member of the House of Representatives representing the 4th District of Batangas from 1992 to 2001. He was then elected to the Senate, serving from 2001 to 2007. In 2007, Recto run for reelection and lost because, as many analysts believed, he had authored the EVAT (Expanded Variable Added Tax) law. In July 2008 he was appointed to head the National Economic and Development Authority, but resigned from his position in August 2009 in preparation to run for senator in the 2010 election. Recto won a seat in the Senate and was proclaimed as one of the winning senatorial candidates of the 2010 Senate elections.

  2. Panfilo Lacson

    Panfilo Lacson


    Panfilo "Ping" Morena Lacson, Sr. (born June 1, 1948) is a Filipino politician who served in the Senate of the Philippines from 2001 to 2013. He was Director-General of the Philippine National Police from 1999 to 2001 before being elected to the Senate.

  3. Freddie Webb

    Freddie Webb


    Freddie Nelle Webb (born November 24, 1942 in Manila, Philippines) is a Filipino former senator, former congressman, former basketball player and coach. He is currently involved in television, movies and radio (as an actor, radio personality and sportscaster).

  4. Blas Ople

    Blas Ople


    Blas Fajardo Ople (February 3, 1927 – December 14, 2003) was a Filipino journalist and politician who held several high-ranking positions in the executive and legislative branches of the Philippine government, including as Senate President from 1999 to 2000, and as Secretary of Foreign Affairs from 2002 until his death. Perceived as a leftist-nationalist at the onset of his career in public service, Ople was, in his final years, a vocal supporter for allowing a limited United States military presence in the Philippines, and for American initiatives in the War on Terror including the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq.

  5. Francis Pangilinan

    Francis Pangilinan


    Francis Nepomuceno Pangilinan (born August 24, 1963), also known as Kiko Pangilinan, is a Filipino politician and was a Senator of the Philippines from 2001 to 2013, where he also served as Senate Majority Leader from 2004 to 2008. In May 2014, Pangilinan was appointed Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization by President Benigno Aquino III.

  6. Jamby Madrigal

    Jamby Madrigal


    Maria Ana Consuelo Madrigal Valade (born Maria Ana Consuelo Abad Santos Madrigal April 26, 1958), better known as Jamby Madrigal, is a Filipino politician and businesswoman. She was elected as a Senator in the aftermath of the 2004 elections. After only one term in the upper house, she made a quick run for the presidency in the 2010 elections but lost.

  7. Edgardo Angara

    Edgardo Angara


    Edgardo Javier Angara (born September 24, 1934) is a Filipino politician who served as President of the Senate of the Philippines from 1993 to 1995. He was a Senator from 1987 to 1998 and then served as Secretary of Agriculture from 1999 to 2001. He served in the Senate again from 2001 to 2013.

  8. Rodolfo Biazon

    Rodolfo Biazon


    Rodolfo "Pong" Gaspar Biazon (born April 14, 1935) is a politician in the Philippines. He is a former Senator. He was elected Senator in the 1992 election for a term of 3 years. He was elected to his first six-year term in the 1998 election, and was re-elected in the 2004 election. He is now the representative for the lone district of Muntinlupa City.

  9. Chavit Singson

    Chavit Singson


    Luis Crisologo Singson (born June 21, 1941), better known as Chavit Singson, is a Filipino politician. He was the Governor of the province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines and the Deputy National Security Adviser for the Philippine government (2008).

  10. Raul Roco

    Raul Roco


    Raul Sagarbarria Roco (October 26, 1941 – August 5, 2005) was a political figure in the Philippines. He was the standard-bearer of Aksyon Demokratiko, which he founded in 1997 as a vehicle for his presidential bids in 1998 and 2004. He was a former senator and the Secretary of the Department of Education under the presidency of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. He had a strong following among young voters in the Philippines, due to his efforts to promote honesty and good governance.

  11. Ramon Mitra, Jr.

    Ramon Mitra, Jr.


    Ramon Villarosa Mitra, Jr. (February 4, 1928 – March 20, 2000) was a Filipino statesman, diplomat, and a pro-democracy activist.

  12. Teresa Aquino-Oreta

    Teresa Aquino-Oreta


    Maria Teresa Aquino-Oreta (born Maria Teresa Aquino Aquino on June 28, 1944), better known as Tessie Aquino-Oreta, was a Philippine senator. She was the chairperson of the Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture in the 11th Congress.

  13. Mike Defensor

    Mike Defensor


    Michael "Mike" Tan Defensor (born June 30, 1969) is a Filipino politician.

  14. Dino Carlo Chua

    Dino Carlo Chua


    Dino Carlo Reyes Chua also known as Dino Reyes Chua (born September 28, 1980) is a Filipino politician in the province of Cavite. He is the youngest Vice Mayor of Cavite City. He is currently elected as Provincial Board Member representing the 1st Congressional District of Cavite (Kawit,Rosario,Noveleta,Cavite City). He is the Majority Floor Leader of Cavite Provincial Board and also the Chairman of the Powerful Committee on Rules and Committee on Public Works.

  15. Jessie Castillo

    Jessie Castillo


    Jessie Banayad Castillo (born June 15, 1956) is a Filipino politician, being the former mayor of the town of Bacoor, where he served for three straight terms.

  16. Ruffy Biazon

    Ruffy Biazon


    Ruffy Biazon (born March 20, 1969) is a Filipino politician and the son of senator Rodolfo Biazon. He is the former Commissioner of Bureau of Customs. He served as congressman in the lone district of Muntinlupa City for three consecutive terms since 2001 and ended on June 30, 2010. He was of the senatorial slates of the Liberal Party who lost elections, placing fourteenth.

  17. Benedicto S. Wong

    Benedicto S. Wong


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  18. Eduardo V. Roquero

    Eduardo V. Roquero

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    Dr. Eduardo V. Roquero or Dr. Ed (October 18, 1949 in Pigkawayan, North Cotabato, Philippines – August 24, 2009 in Manila) was a Filipino physician and politician.

  19. Mel Lopez

    Mel Lopez


    Gemiliano "Mel" Campos López, Jr. (born September 1, 1935) is a Filipino politician who served as the Mayor of Manila from 1986 to 1987 and 1988 to 1992 and an assemblyman of the Batasang Pambansa of the Philippines from 1984 to 1986.

  20. Tito Sotto

    Tito Sotto


    Vicente "Tito" Sotto III (born 24 August 1948) is an actor, comedian, singer, songwriter, TV host, journalist, and politician in the Philippines. Sotto served as Vice Mayor of Quezon City, the Philippines' most populous city, from 1988 to 1992. He served two terms in the Senate, from 1992 to 2004; he was reelected in the Senate in 2010, and it will seek again another term when he run for Senator in the 2016 elections.

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