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Esnaen M. Catong

in Philippines

Esnaen M. Catong

in Philippines

About me
Teng, as his friends call him, teaches political science and history while serving as Dean of the College of Social Sciences at the Western Mindanao State University (WMSU) in Zamboanga City, Philippines.

He served as Chairperson of the WMSU... (more)

If I could change one thing about the world...
End conflict, and engage for lasting peace, inclusive growth, and sustainable development.


English, Filipino, Visaya, Hiligaynon (Illongo), Maranao, Spanish, Tagalog



Informed me Peace & Conflict
Informed me Education
Inspired me Culture
"RODRIGO R. DUTERTE has been in the limelight for various reasons, and the rest is history in the making. Having this in context, the author, sees it fit and timely to present this modest exploratory endeavor to knowing further the political Rock-Star of Asia for his one dozen of firsts, to wit: 1) Rodrigo Roa Duterte is the first elected Philippine president from Mindanao. Duterte (DU30) is of a Cebuano (from Danao), Chinese (from Macao), and Moro decent (from Lanao province)---M’ranao in his maternal side. 2) DU30 is the first local chief executive to become president of the Philippine Republic being the Mayor for 23 years instrumental in transforming the backward locality to one of the most livable cities of the world-Davao. He is better known in his constituents in Davao City and beyond as Mayor “Digong.”"
Inspired me Education
"Prof. Esnaen "Teng" M. Catong with sons Uthman & Ali and re-elected Mayor Beng Climaco of Zamboanga City @ the Ninoy Aquino Internationa Airport in Manila, Philippines."
Inspired me Education
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Esnaen has engaged 4 people!


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