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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 Philippine Army officer in the Army Reserve with the rank of lieutenant colonel and assigned as the curremt 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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Thu, 07 Apr 2016 06:41:15 -0700

Vice Mayor Duterte last week sent a letter to Quitain asking for removal of some 70 barangay chairpersons reported to have been supporting the candidacy of Abet Ungab, brother of incumbent 3rd district congressman Isidro Ungab. Abet is the opponent of ...
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 09:18:07 -0700

Vice Mayor Duterte last week sent a letter to Quitain asking for removal of some 70 local chief of barangays reported to have been supporting the candidacy of Abet Ungab, brother of incumbent third district congressman Isidro Ungab which was the ...


Tue, 08 Dec 2015 22:02:16 -0800

Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab, who has reportedly jumped ship from the Liberal Party to the camp of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, said he had always been an ally of the mayor. In downplaying reports that an exodus of solons has started to support Duterte's ...


Mon, 07 Dec 2015 04:56:13 -0800

MANILA, Philippines – Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Manuel "Mar" Roxas II said he would understand if Davao City Third District Representative Isidro Ungab, an LP stalwart, decides to support the presidential bid of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte.

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Mon, 28 Dec 2015 08:16:20 -0800

Isidro Ungab, chair of the House of Representatives appropriations committee, yesterday said the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), which recommended the pay hike, sought P51 billion for next year. “We augmented it by P7 billion because the ...


Mon, 14 Dec 2015 01:22:40 -0800

Isidro Ungab yelled at 1-Bap Rep. Silvestre Bello III after the latter asked if Ungab was still the chairman of the panel. Bello asked the question after Ungab reportedly left the Liberal Party to support Duterte's presidential bid in 2016. Ungab was ...

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 09:11:14 -0700

The House began plenary debates on the proposed expenditure program on Monday, with Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab sponsoring the measure on the floor. “The congressional power of the purse comes with the responsibility not only of ensuring that every ...


Tue, 28 Oct 2014 02:33:45 -0700

Isidro Ungab said the budget errata wants to correct only P4.7 billion in the P2.6 trillion budget as opposed to some P430 billion that Makabayan claimed was erroneous. “The issues being created regarding the budget amendments or errata are actually ...

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