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Duterte appoints Mark Villar’s wife to DoJ

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter Malacañang on Wednesday, July 11, announced President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s new appointments, including former Democratic Independent Workers’ Association (DIWA) party-list representative Emmeline A. Villar, the wife of Public Works Secretary Mark A. Villar. Mr. Duterte appointed Ms. Villar as an undersecretary of the Department of Justice (DoJ), according to a […].....»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineJul 11th, 2018

Duterte vows support for Manny Villar if he seeks presidency anew

MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to support former Senate President Manny Villar should he choose to run again for president.   Duterte announced this Thursday during the initial campaign rally of the ruling party PDP-Laban in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan.   Duterte, who was a congressman when Villar was the House Speaker, said Villar and wife Cynthia convinced him to run for the presidency in 2016.   "Nung talagang ano na --- ang kampanya papalapit na. Si ma'am (Cynthia Villar) pati si speaker tinawag nila ako, isang hotel na suite, malaki, may sala. Usap kami. Sabi niya, sabi ni speaker pati ni ma'am, 'Rody, tumakbo ka. Baka ...Keep on reading: Duterte vows support for Manny Villar if he seeks presidency anew.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

With much to build, Villar finds strength in little daughter

More than two years into his job, Secretary Mark Villar has borne the brunt of allegations of corruption in the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and that it is mired in inefficiency and inaction --- issues that, though not new, have long plagued one of the best-funded government agencies for decades.   And as if the DPWH's tainted history is not enough of a worry for the youngest Cabinet member of the Duterte administration, Villar is also tasked with carrying out the President's flagship "Build, Build, Build" program, tauted as the country's ticket to a "golden age of infrastructure."   When he accepted his post in May 2016, Villar said he knew th...Keep on reading: With much to build, Villar finds strength in little daughter.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 27th, 2019

Duterte Leads Groundbreaking of 2 Bridges in NCR

President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday led the groundbreaking ceremony of the Binondo-Intramuros Bridge in Manila and the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge connecting the cities of Mandaluyong and Makati. The President was joined by Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua and Cabinet members including Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar and Executive Secretary Salvador […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

DPWH blames contractors, slow permit application for infra delays

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar said delays in infrastructure project implementation are caused by contractors and a long permit application process. President Rodrigo Duterte earlier warned Villar he would be "held accountable" for delayed and failed projects. Villar said he had discussed with ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Duterte names 3 DoJ undersecretaries

President Rodrigo Duterte has named three undersecretaries of the Department of Justice. They are Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, former representative of DIWA party-list group, Mark L. Perete and Adrian.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Mark Villar s wife, 3 lawyers appointed to DOJ

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Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

DPWH chief gets Duterte stern warning on delays in gov’t projects

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has warned Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar that he will hold him accountable for delayed and failed projects. “So I would like to call the attention of the secretaries, especially Secretary Villar, that if there is any slippage of any work of any kind by….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

DU30 warns Cabinet men

‘Don’t waste taxpayers’ money’ President Duterte issued last Friday the sternest warning yet against non-performers in his Cabinet saying he will not hesitate to dismiss officials who waste taxpayers’ money. “So I would like to call the attention of the secretaries, especially Secretary (Mark) Villar, that if there is any slippage of any work of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Cusi joins Villar in Duterte Cabinet billionaires club in 2017

MANILA, Philippines – Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi joined Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar in the "billionaires' club" of the Cabinet, based on their Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALNs) in 2017. According to the copies of 2017 SALNs obtained by Rappler on Tuesday, May 29, Cusi declared ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Duterte appoints ex-defense chief’s wife, Honeylet’s cousin

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has appointed the wife of former defense secretary Gilbert Teodoro as special envoy to the United Nations Children’s.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

Mark Villar is richest Duterte Cabinet member

Mark Villar is richest Duterte Cabinet member.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2017

Mark Villar is richest Duterte Cabinet member - Rappler

Mark Villar is richest Duterte Cabinet member - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 20th, 2017

The healing power of love

Since he will be on official trip to China this weekend, Public Works Sec. Mark Villar surprised his wife, DIWA Party List Rep......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 12th, 2017

Sec Villar: NAIA expressway to open within first 100 days of Duterte administration

MANILA -- Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar is confident that the traffic situation at the domestic and international airport complex in Pasay City will change with the opening of phase 2 of the NAIA Expressway Project, which c.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 15th, 2016

Mark Villar's wife appointed 'caretaker' rep of Las Piñas - GMA News

Mark Villar's wife appointed 'caretaker' rep of Las Piñas - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2016

Reelectionists, pro-admin candidates in top 15 – survey

Reelectionist senators and those seeking to regain their Senate seats, many of them supporters of President Duterte, dominated the list of candidates likely to win in the midterm elections in May, according to results of the latest Pulse Asia survey released on Friday.   An independent, Sen. Grace Poe, remained on top of the list of 15 candidates with a "statistical chance of winning" if the elections had been held during the Jan. 26-31 survey period, Pulse Asia said.   Administration bet and former presidential aide Bong Go showed the biggest gain, landing in eighth spot.   In addition to Poe, the top six candidates were Sen. Cynthia Villar followed ...Keep on reading: Reelectionists, pro-admin candidates in top 15 – survey.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

Duterte ‘pissed off with fake news’ he had kidney transplant

"It's just hyperbole ... to dramatize that he's still virile at his age," presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said on Friday of President Duterte's angry remarks challenging former Sen. Francisco "Kit" Tatad to lend him his wife.   "He's pissed off with his fake news," Panelo said, referring to Tatad's newspaper column earlier this week in which he claimed that the President had undergone a kidney transplant operation on Jan. 29.   Duterte's remarks were just exaggerations meant to drive home the point that he still has a strong drive at 73, Panelo said.   "People have [become] used to this President's hyperbole; he uses certain situations and makes...Keep on reading: Duterte ‘pissed off with fake news’ he had kidney transplant.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

Duterte comment on Tatad’s wife a ‘hyperbole,’ says Panelo

Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo called President Rodrigo Duterte’s comments on former Sen. Kit Tatad “just a hyperbole.” .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News22 hr. 6 min. ago

FALSE: This is a photo of Pope Francis meeting President Duterte

CLAIM: A photograph that has been shared thousands of times on social media claims to show Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meeting Pope Francis. The claim is false; a reverse image search found that the picture is a doctored version of a photo showing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg meeting Pope ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Mark his words

While he has a mother and a sister running for the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, it was business as usual in the office of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019