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9.24.2010

Edgardo Angara




Edgardo J. Angara
AKA Edgardo Javier Angara


  • 1st Filipino and 1st Southeast Asian recipient of the Spain's 7th "Casa Asia Award" (2010)

QUOTE
"We need to maximize the assets that are already ours, instead of scrambling to get more funding elsewhere, which we know will take a lot of time."


ALIAS
"Ed"

DATE OF BIRTH
September 24, 1934

BIRTHPLACE
Baler, Aurora, Philippines

FATHER: Dr. Juan C. Angara
MOTHER: Juana Javier

WIFE: Gloria Manalang
CHILDREN: Anna Rosalyn (Anna), Juan Edgardo (Sonny), Katerina Gloria (Katya), & Alexandra Leia (Alex)


USEFUL LINKS

Senate of the Philippines - Edgardo Angara
EdAngara.com - Official Website of Philippine Senator Edgardo J. Angara
Curriculum Vitae of Senator Edgardo J. Angara
Angara: Explore Alternative Ways to Address Education Sector's Needs
Angara first Filipino to receive Spain's Casa Asia Award
Wikipedia Article on Edgardo Angara

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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