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A Nationbuilder's Manual

Night Owl offers a comprehensive look at the Build Build Build Program – President Rodrigo Duterte’s medium term development strategy to effectively usher in Philippines ’Golden Age of Infrastructure. It follows and provides a first hand narrative of the daunting details of tasks, reforms, and projects undertaken by Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar. Night Owl sheds light into the difficult challenges, critiques, and difficult decisions faced by the Build Build Build team and dives into the consequences subsequently.

Witness heartwarming stories of Filipinos whose lives have improved with the completion of roads, bridges, rail, flood control projects, airports, seaports and classrooms. Night Owl is a compelling visual and informative storytelling of Philippine’s journey of change and transformation as it rally Philippines from a tiger cub economy to a first world country.

ISBN: 978-971-94880-8-8 (Hardbound, 1st Ed.)
ISBN: 978-621-96635-8-8 (Hardbound, 2nd Ed.)
ISBN: 978-621-8392-04-5 (PDF DOWNLOADABLE)
ISBN: 978-621-8392-02-1 (MOBI/KINDLE)
ISBN: 978-621-8392-03-8 (Paperback)

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A Nationbuilder's Manual

Night Owl - book by Anna Mae Yu Lamentillo
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    You may get your own copy of Night Owl on hardcover for only Php 1,200.
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