Dino Carlo Chua

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Dino Reyes Chua
Dino Chua in 2010.jpg
Personal details
Born (1980-09-28) September 28, 1980 (age 34)
Cavite City
Political party Partido Magdalo
Nacionalista Party
Lakas-CMD
Religion Roman Catholic

Dino Carlo Reyes-Chua also known as Dino Reyes-Chua (born September 28, 1980) is a Chinese Filipino politician in the province of Cavite. He is the youngest Vice-Mayor of Cavite City. He is currently elected as Provincial Board Member[1] representing the 1st Congressional District of Cavite (Kawit,Rosario,Noveleta,Cavite City). He is the Majority Floor Leader of Cavite Provincial Board and also the Chairman of the Powerful Committee on Rules and Committee on Public Works.

Biography and career[edit]

Dino is the eldest son of Danilo Chua (a businessman and philanthropist) and Corazon Reyes, both native of Cavite City. His Family has a diversified Business interests in Petroleum, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Broadcasting, Construction, Schools and Food Business. He traced his political roots from the Reyes Family being the Great Grandson of Former Congressman Augusto Reyes Sr.,[2] a Lawyer who later became Justice during the American regime before he was elected as Representative of Cavite Province in 1925 Congress. His First Cousin, Augusto "GuGu" Reyes III also served as Cavite City Councilor up to 1998. His younger brother, Denver Chua, was also elected as City Councilor last 2010 elections.[3]

After his graduation from college, Dino Reyes-Chua became the Youngest Vice-Mayor of Cavite City at the age of 23. He first entered politics when he was elected as the Topnotch City Councilor of Cavite City in the 2004 elections. In that election, he got the highest number of votes ever cast in the history of Cavite City. He became one of the youngest Vice Mayor who served in the whole country. He also topped the 2010 elections, Not only in his District but in the whole Province of Cavite making him the No.1 Board Member or Senior Board Member of Cavite. He often assumed the position of Acting Vice-Governor and Presiding Officer while the Governor or the Vice-Governor of the Province is on leave.

Business[edit]

Also a young businessman, He is the President & CEO of Greenbelt Hotels International which operates One Greenbelt Hotel located in Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road), Ayala Center, Makati City (Across Greenbelt Mall). He is also the President of Skyjet Airlines (Magnum Air, Inc.) the Country's first Leisure Airline Company. SkyJet launched the first & only Jet Service to unique and exotic island destinations like Coron in Palawan, Batanes (Basco) and soon Boracay (Caticlan).

At the age of 21, he founded the Cavite's First FM Radio Station,91.9 The Bomb FM in 2002. He is also the Co-Founder of another FM Radio Station in Metro Manila (Blazin'105.9 FM) which later became U-Radio in partnership with the legendary Ramon "RJ" Jacinto, Radio High 105.9, and now Retro 105.9 DCG FM. He is also the Owner of El Palacio Hotel & Resort located in Coastal Bay City, Noveleta, Cavite. His most recent Hotel Venture is the Makati's Newest Business Boutique Hotel- One Greenbelt Hotel, located at Ayala Center, Makati City and plans to open 2 more hotel properties this year. He is currently building his first venture in Community Mall Business being also the President/ Owner of Phoenix Plaza Mall in Bacoor City, Cavite in Partnership with Metro Gaisano Mall of Cebu. The Anchor Tenants in his Bacoor Mall Project are Shakey's Pizza, Planters Bank, Metro Supermarket, to name a few. He is also part of the soon to rise "Regada Center Mall" in Cavite City. He also became the Franchise Owner of Padis Point Restaurant in Cavite, Co-owner of Culture Club in Eastwood City, Libis, Co-Owner of ClubV Ultimate bar in Mile Long, Makati, Executive Producer of Delta Records Corp. and Developer / President of DeltaLand Realty Corporation (Owner of Villa Tanza Executive Homes).

Education[edit]

Dino Reyes-Chua finished his high school at San Sebastian College De Cavite in 1996 and graduated his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from De La Salle University-CSB in Taft Avenue, Manila. He also earned units of Bachelor of Law at San Beda College of Law. He also finished his Executive Education at Stanford University, California, U.S.A. He was nominated as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Philippines (TOYM AWARDS) in 2003 and awarded as the Young Leader of the year in 2007.

Affiliation[edit]

Dino Reyes-Chua is also the founder of Manny Pacquiao’s Party-list,[4] the PBA Party-list also known as Pwersa ng Bayaning Atleta, which is focusing on the empowerment of youth and sports development in the Philippines. The PBA party list also elected and won a seat in the 15th congress to represent the sports sector.[5]

Dino is well affiliated in various Non Government Organizations (NGO) being the Past President of Cavite "Magiting"Jaycees, Charter President of Rotary Club of Cavite Central, Vice-President of Kiwanis Club of Kawit Kalayaan and Director of Cavite City Lions Club.

He was elected as the Topnotch Provincial Board Member of Cavite representing the 1st District, making him the youngest elected provincial official and member of Sangguniang Panlalawigan[1] at the age of 29. He is the Majority Floor Leader and the Chairman of the Powerful Committee on Rules and Committee on Public works.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dino Reyes-Chua as Member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan and Board Member of the 1st District of Cavite [1]
  2. ^ Under "Prominent People From Cavite City" Don Jose A. Reyes, The Founder and 1st Master of FREE MASON in Cavite, also the father of Cong. Augusto Reyes and Grandfather of Dino Reyes-Chua [2]
  3. ^ Under the Local Official link, Denver Christopher R. Chua, the younger brother of Dino is also an elected official [3]
  4. ^ Dino Reyes-Chua was interviewed in ABS-CBN News about PBA Partylist in the 2010 elections [4]
  5. ^ Elected Partylist in 2010 Elections Philippine House of Representatives party-list election, 2010
  6. ^ Cavite City revives Chabacano - ordinance was forwarded to Sangguniang Panlalawigan [5]

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