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Isidro Ungab
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Davao City's Third District
Assumed office
June 30, 2007
Preceded by Ruy Elias Lopez
Personal details
Born (1961-05-08) May 8, 1961 (age 54)
Davao City
Nationality Filipino
Political party PMP (2003–2009)
Liberal Party (2009-present)

Isidro T. Ungab (born May 8, 1961) is a Filipino politician, a former banker, and a former local legislator of the City of Davao. He was elected as a Member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, representing the Third District of Davao City beginning in 2007.

Ungab attended the University of the Philippines in Los Baños, Laguna and attained a degree in B.S. Agri Economics.He finished his Advanced Bank Management Program (ABMP) at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Masters in Public Management (MPM) from the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), and the Command and General Staff Course in Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo.

He had worked as an economic analyst, account officer, development bank manager and as a consultant to various financial institutions. He joined politics in 1995 and was elected as city councilor of Davao City for nine (9) consecutive years. In the May 2007 elections, he ran as a 3rd District Congressman and was re-elected in 2010 for his second term. He run unopposed in his third and last term as congressman of the 3rd district of Davao City. Ungab served as chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means in the Fifteenth Congress and was primarily responsible for the passage of the law amending the excise taxes for tobacco and alcohol otherwise known as the Sin Tax Law of 2012. He now serves as chairman of the powerful Committee on Appropriations in the Sixteenth Congress.

Ungab is also a reserve officer in the AFP as an army reserve lieutenant colonel and battalion commander of the 3rd Metro Davao Infantry Battalion (Ready Reserve) under the 22nd Infantry Division (Philippines). He is also a member of the U. P. Vanguard Inc.

External links[edit]

  1. Ungab signs scholarship pact for poor students at Sunstar.com
  2. "Member Information: Isidro T. Ungab". House of Representatives of the Philippines. Retrieved 2008-04-10. 
Preceded by
Ruy Elias Lopez
Representative, 3rd District of Davao City
Succeeded by

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Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 10:27:43 -0800

Isidro Ungab, who led the House panel as appropriations committee chairman, said they could not agree to the Senate version because of the funding problem. “It was easy for us to accept the senators' version and be popular with retired military and ...

GMA News

GMA News
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:41:07 -0800

However, House appropriations committee chair Isidro Ungab said he remains optimistic that Congress will pass the proposed pay hike for government workers when sessions resume in May. He said he is hoping the bicameral conference committee, ...

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 07:57:30 -0800

Isidro Ungab, chairman of the House appropriations committee, said an initial estimate of P20 billion is needed to increase the military and police pensions. The amount, he said, was not included in the 2016 national budget and would force the DBM to ...


Sat, 30 Jan 2016 23:52:30 -0800

Davao City Representative Isidro Ungab might be replaced by his brother, Alberto Ungab. Guimaras Representative Joaquin Carlos Nava might be replaced by his wife, Lucille Nava. Ilocos Sur Representative Ronald Singson might be replaced by his brother ...
Manila Bulletin
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 06:17:55 -0800

Isidro Ungab expressed hope that the Senate and House could reach an agreement next week or else they will tackle the pro-workers measure when Congress resumes session in May. “Maybe heads will be cooler and budget debates are faster when there ...

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Sun, 17 Jan 2016 04:33:18 -0800

For that matter, where were the known RH supporters and Liberal Party stalwarts, who were also members of the Bicam itself (Senators Bam Aquino and Ralph Recto; Representatives Isidro Ungab, JC Rahman Nava, and Romero Quimbo) at the time?

Manila Bulletin

Manila Bulletin
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 06:23:05 -0800

... the House Committee on Appropriations, chaired by Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab unanimously approved the funding provision of the FOI bill despite attempts to delay its passage. The House version of the FOI bill provides that all government agencies ...


Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:52:30 -0800

The proceedings can no longer rely too much on the chairmen – a statement that echoes talk among lawmakers that the call was made by Legarda and House appropriations chairman Davao City Representative Isidro Ungab. "There should be a better way of ...

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