PANTALEóN "BEBOT" DíAZ ÁLVAREZ (born January 10, 1958) is a Filipino politician and the current Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines and represents the 1st District of Davao del Norte , the Philippines .
From 2001 to 2002, he was acting Secretary of Transportation and Communications .
* 1 Early life and education * 2 Career * 3 Issues * 4 Personal life * 5 References
EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION
Official Philippine House of Representatives portrait of Álvarez in 2016
Álvarez was in private law practice from 1984 to 1986. From 1987 to 1992, he was a member of the staff of Philippine Senator Wigberto Tañada . He then became an action officer at the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA). From action officer, he rose through the ranks, becoming senior assistant manager and chief operating officer of MIAA in March 1995, a position he held until September 1997.
In 1998, he was elected congressman from Davao del Norte's First District. He served as vice-chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Communication and was a member of nine other congressional committees .
In January 2001, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo appointed him acting Secretary of Transportation and Communications, where he served until July 2002. Among Álvarez's achievements were the adoption of the light railway expansion program, improvement of the Philippine National Railway , and computerization of the department and attached agencies. He also spearheaded the slogan "OKS na OKS sa DOTC" which means "Organisado, Kalinisan at Seguridad".
In 2005, Álvarez along with four other former DOTC officials where charged with graft before the Sandiganbayan in connection with the construction of NAIA Terminal 3 . In 2010, the charges were dismissed by the Sandiganbayan Special Second Division due to lack of evidence.
On Monday, July 25, 2016 the opening of the 17th Congress He was elected as the 24th Speaker of the House of Representatives Speaker of the House of Representatives with 251 votes.
Álvarez was an advocate for the secession of all of Mindanao from the Philippines.
He is in favor of extending the Martial Law In Mindanao until 2022, the End of Rodrigo Duterte's term, citing the threat of terrorism and insurgency in Mindanao.
Álvarez's daughter Paola is the current PDP-Laban spokesperson as well as in the Department of Finance .
Álvarez admitted to have fathered eight children from three different women out of wedlock. He has also been open about his adulterous living, saying: "Why do you have to bother about how many wives ... It’s a chauvinist statement but really there are so many women and so short a time in this world." Although married, he is in a relationship with Jennifer Vicencio.
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* ^ _A_ _B_ _C_ _D_ _E_ Arcangel, Xianne (July 25, 2016). "Duterte pal Alvarez comes out of retirement to wrest speakership". GMA News . Retrieved July 25, 2016. * ^ "DAVAO (DAVAO DEL NORTE) - Provincial Results - Eleksyon2016 - Results". GMA News . May 18, 2016. Retrieved July 5, 2016. * ^ _A_ _B_ _C_ _D_ Yap, DJ (May 22, 2016). "Ties that bind: Duterte and Alvarez go back a long way". Philippine Daily Inquirer . Retrieved July 25, 2016. * ^ _A_ _B_ _C_ "NAIA III Fiasco: Meet the Cast of Characters". Newsbreak . September 28, 2007. Retrieved July 25, 2016. * ^ "DOTC employees back Álvarez, hit calls for resignation". Philippine Star . May 25, 2002. Retrieved July 25, 2016. * ^ "DOTC Drumbeats "OKS na OKS" Campaign for the First 100 Days of Macapagal-Arroyo\'s Administration". Office of the Press Secretary of the Philippines . Archived from the original on February 27, 2002. Retrieved July 15, 2016. * ^ "4 ex-govt officials in NAIA-3 graft case cleared". GMA News . November 3, 2010. Retrieved July 25, 2016. * ^ "Next Speaker? Pantaleón Álvarez and the ghost of NAIA 3". Rappler . May 14, 2016. Retrieved July 25, 2016. * ^ Cepeda, Mara (July 25, 2016). " Pantaleon Alvarez is new House Speaker". _Rappler_. Retrieved July 12, 2017. * ^ "Peace talks back to square one". Philippine Daily Inquirer . May 19, 2016. Retrieved July 5, 2016. * ^ "Leaders to push for Mindanao independence incase of power grab". Philippine Information Agency. July 14, 2005. Retrieved July 5, 2016. * ^ "Pantaleón Álvarez is picked to be Duterte’s Speaker but Karlo Nograles is a close 2nd". Politics.com.ph. Retrieved July 5, 2016. * ^ "Sultan Rejects Secession of Mindanao". Arab News . January 18, 2006. Retrieved July 5, 2016. * ^ http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/video/377729/newstogo/panayam-kay-atty-paola-alvarez-kaugnay-sa-paghahanda-para-sa-unang-sona-ni-pres-duterte * ^ _A_ _B_ "Pwede naman pala! Duterte says Alvarez is a Muslim so he can have many women". Politiko (politics.com.ph). April 5, 2017. Retrieved April 5, 2017. * ^ Romero, Alexis (April 4, 2017). "Duterte: Non-Catholic Alvarez\'s affairs a non-issue". Philippine Star . Retrieved April 5, 2017.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PHILIPPINES
Preceded by Rogelio Sarmiento MEMBER OF THE PHILIPPINE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM DAVAO DEL NORTE \'S 1ST DISTRICT 1998–2001 Succeeded by Arrel Olaño
Preceded by Antonio Rafael Del Rosario MEMBER OF THE PHILIPPINE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM DAVAO DEL NORTE \'S 1ST DISTRICT 2016–present INCUMBENT
Preceded by Vicente Rivera SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS 2001–2002 Succeeded by Leandro Mendoza
Preceded by Feliciano Belmonte Jr. SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PHILIPPINES 2016–present INCUMBENT
ORDER OF PRECEDENCE
Preceded by Aquilino Pimentel III _AS PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE PHILIPPINES _ Order of Precedence of the Philippines _as Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines _ Succeeded by Maria Lourdes Sereno _AS CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE PHILIPPINES _
LINES OF SUCCESSION
Preceded by Aquilino Pimentel III _AS PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE PHILIPPINES _ Philippine presidential line of succession _as Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines _ LAST
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