ENG - Manuel "Manny" Bamba Villar, Jr. (born December 13, 1949) is a Filipino businessman and politician. He is currently a Philippine Senator, president of the Nacionalista Party
Villar was born to a poor family in Tondo, an impoverished and densely populated district of Manila.After graduating from the University of the Philippines, he worked as an accountant and financial analyst, then launched a highly successful business in real estate. The number of homes built by Villar's companies has totaled to over 200,000 units, and his business career made him one of the country's wealthiest persons.
Villar entered politics in 1992 when he was elected Congressman representing the district of Las Piñas-Muntinlupa, and later became Speaker of the House of Representatives. As Speaker, he ...
... OFW Spouses
Senator Manny Villar has filed a bill that will grant special leave credits to the spouses of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
Villar filed Senate Bill 2588, which seeks to allow all legitimate spouses of OFWs, employed in the private and public sector, to avail of an additional 15-day special leave credit with full pay.
In a statement, Villar said that the leave credit can be a means for the OFWs and their families to reconnect with each other.
“Families of OFWs suffer the loneliness of being apart from their loved ones while the OFW endures the pain of ...
bibi - in poll Manny Villar
RUTH- The brown tycoon.
DEO- Bakit brown tycoon?
RUTH: Siya ang brown tycoon.
DEO: Oo nga siya ang Filipino tycoon.
RUTH: At di magtatagal nasa number one Forbes' list yan.
DEO-Di magtatagal ha at malapit na.Pabatiin muna natin si Sen. Villar. Sen. Villar sir medyo tahimik kayo ng mga bandang huli,kumusta na po kayo sir? Ano ang ginagawa ng Manny Villar ngaun?
Villar: Marami tayong ginagawa ngayon. Unang una babatiin ko muna ang ating mga kababayan at sa DZRH. Madami tayong ginagawa ngayon bagamat low profile tayo. Marami tayong ginagawa sa Villar Foundation at si Cynthia, si ...
cici - in poll Manny Villar
... Model Houses at Camella-Ormoc
NO LESS than Senator Manny Villar led the launching of model houses at Camella Ormoc in Brgy. Tambulilid here on Saturday, June 18, with Mayor Eric Codilla and other city officials joining him as he led guests, real estate dealers and prospective buyers to the “open house”.
The party toured the model houses and viewed its exteriors and interiors, tastefully arranged by topnotch interior designers not only for beauty but also for functionality.
Geraldine Gascon said the “open house” gives prospective buyers an idea of how they ...
WARAY COUNTRY JOINS NP
September 28, 2012
Over a hundred local officials from Region 8 yesterday took their oath as members of the Nacionalista Party, the country's oldest political party.
Nacionalista Party President Senator Manny B. Villar led the oath-taking rites at the Leyte Park Hotel convention center in Tacloban City, Leyte.
In his speech, Villar said that the Nacionalista Party will
OATH-TAKING OF REP. SINGSON
Sen. Manny Villar, Nacionalista Party president, swears in Ilocos Sur Rep. Ryan Luis Singson as NP member. Witnessing the oath-taking are Cavite Rep. Boying Remulla, Cavite Gov. Jonvic Remulla, Las Pinas Rep. Mark Villar and Singson's wife and daughter.
Let us rekindle our love for country
This was the call made by Sen. Manny Villar, president of the Nacionalista Party during the launch of the Young Nacionalistas at the historic Laurel House in Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong City last Saturday.
Villar espoused patriotism among the young generation of Nacionalista members, stressing that it should continue to reign in the hearts of every Filipino. He noted that Filipinos would never
No undue price increase for more goods during calamities-- Villar
October 18, 2012
Sen. Manny Villar today said the expansion of the list of basic necessities under the law will ensure that more goods will be saved from price gouging during calamities.
Villar, in his capacity as chairman of the Committee on Trade and Commerce, sponsored yesterday the committee report on the bill amending RA 7581 or the Price Act.
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