‘Shrimp industry plays vital role in PH’s pursuit of food security’

“The Philippine shrimp industry plays a vital role in the country’s pursuit of food security, livelihood generation, and foreign exchange earnings.” This was the message of Senator Cynthia Villar, chairperson of the Senate Committees on Agriculture and Food, and Environment and Natural Resources, to all the participants of the 14th Philippine Shrimp Congress at the…

Top performing mayors, congressmen naitala

MANILA, Philippines — Inilabas ng RP-Mission and Development Foundation Inc. sa kanilang “Boses ng Bayan” nationwide survey ang “Top Performing City Mayors and District Representatives”. Ayon kay Dr. Paul Martinez, executive director ng RPMD, ang survey paramaters upang masuri ang kahusayan ng mga city mayors ay ibinase sa kanilang service delivery, financial acumen, economic progress,…

Camille Villar: Making a statement in business and public service

MANILA, Philippines — Camille Villar, a lawmaker, young entrepreneur, loving daughter, lovely wife and doting mother rolled into one, inspires ladies to own their achievements, no matter how big or small. As we continue to celebrate International Women’s Month, it is a welcome reminder to celebrate all the efforts women make. In this case, we…

The many achievements of the Villar family’s unica hija: Camille Villar

She may have very distinguished parents in former Senate Persident Manny Villar and Senator Cynthia Villar, trailblazers for siblings in Senator Mark Villar and Vista Land President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Paolo Villar, but Las Pinas City lone district Rep. Camille Villar isn’t under their shadows. Given the task of deputy speaker in the…

House leader Villar ‘honored’ after topping survey

House Deputy Speaker and Las Pinas City lone district Rep. Camille Villar says that she feels “deeply honored” after a recent survey showed her ahead of her fellow Metro Manila solons. Results of the “Job Performance Ratings” of lawmakers in the National Capital Region (NCR) conducted by the RP-Mission and Development Foundation, Inc. (RPMD) between…

Villar House bill to give ‘lifeline’ to poor Pinoy cancer patients

A lifeline for poor cancer patients and their families. That’s how Deputy Speaker and Las Piñas City lone district Rep. Camille Villar described her measure, House Bill (HB) No.5686, which she filed in the current 19th Congress. If enacted, the bill would institutionalize a P10-billion fund to support needy Filipino families in their battle against…

Solon seeks probe into ‘three-fold surge’ in online child abuse cases

Deputy Speaker Rep. Camille Villar has sought a congressional inquiry into the “three-fold surge” in cases of children being sexually exploited online as their time spent browsing the web went up during the pandemic. In House Resolution No. 453 filed last month, Villar stressed the need to protect children “from different types of online abuses”…

Rep. Villar seeks inclusion of entrepreneurship as subject in junior, senior high

To help mold Filipinos to become successful entrepreneurs, Deputy Speaker and Las Pinas Rep. Camille Villar wants to introduce young students to entrepreneurial concepts and deeper insights and help create new companies in the future. Villar has filed House Bill 3099 which seeks to mandate the inclusion of entrepreneurship as a separate subject in the…