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Title of the Book: Night Owl: A Nationbuilder’s Manual

ISBN: 978-621-8392-04-5 (PDF DOWNLOADABLE)

Author: Anna Mae Yu Lamentillo

Publisher: Manila Buletin Publishing Corporation

Publisher Address: Manila Bulletin Publication, Muralla corner Recoletos Streets, Intramuros, Manila

Editor: AA Patawaran

Book Layout: Christian John Santos

Photography: DPWH, Ken Jover, Hans Melvin Ang, Dmitri Valencia

Book Project Manager: Joncristian Gerrald Cheng Tan

Edition: 2nd Edition

Language: English

Copyright: 2022

Format: EBook

Pages: 384

Night Owl: A Nationbuilder’s Manual (English) eBook


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.

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