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Teofisto Guingona III

Teofisto de Lara Guingona III or TG, is a Filipino politician. Beginning in 2004, he has been elected to two terms in the House of Representatives of the Philippines, as the Representative from the Second District of Bukidnon. He is currently a member of the Partido Liberal.

Guingona III maintains an official blog, NAKUPO – Empowering the Filipino Consumer!. It initially focused on the privatization of the National Power Corporation, but has expanded its scope to a general advocacy of Filipino consumer rights. The blog also tackles issues such as food security and bringing down the cost of telecommunications services.


Guingona III also contributes to another blog, The Opposite of Apathy, together with San Juan City mayor JV Ejercito, former Representative Gilbert Remulla, lawyer Adel Tamano and professor Danton Remoto.

His father, Teofisto Guingona, Jr., was the 13th Vice President of the Philippines, serving from 2001 to 2004. He is married to Ma. Victoria Guingona.

Other Information

  • Born : April 19, 1959
  • Also known as : TG
  • Nationality : Filipino
  • Political party : Liberal Party
  • Spouse : Ma. Victoria Guingona
  • Relations : Teofisto Guingona, Jr. (father)
  • Residence : Bukidnon


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