Sino nga ba si Monsour?
More than an Actor
Monsour del Rosario served as a City Councilor from the 1st District of Makati from 2010 to 2016 and later as Congressman in the 17th Congress of the Philippines representing the same district from 2016 to 2019.
Monsour Del Rosario was born in Manila and grew up in Bacolod, his family hometown.
He first learned martial arts under Joe Lopez-Vito, a Moo Duk Kwan-Tang Soo Do practitioner. After he returned to Manila for his high school education, del Rosario shifted to taekwondo in 1977 as a student of Hong Sung-Chon. Under Master Hong, del Rosario has attained a Korean 8th Dan taekwondo black belt. He is a graduate of the De La Salle University, Manila.
Del Rosario joined the Philippine National Taekwondo Team in 1982 and remained until 1989, serving as the team’s captain in his last four years on the team.
He was ranked first in the Philippines in the Lightweight Division while he was on the team, and was an eight-time National Lightweight champion. From 1982 to 1989, he competed in several international competitions, including the 1988 Seoul Olympics, the Southeast Asian Games, the Asian Games, the World.
17th Congress as Makati District 1 Representative
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Monsour in the News!
News features and articles over the years.
Eurotv News Official | Nov 01 2021
Feature on EuroTV News ‘Your Side’ with Gel Miranda – Interview with Monsour Del Rosario, Eight Time National Lightweight Taekwondo Champion and 2017 Man of the Year Ng World Taekwondo
Rappler | Oct 06 2021
In his speech after filing his COC for senator, ex-Makati congressman Monsour del Rosario says he was convinced by friends that he can help address the country’s needs. He is running under Reporma party of the Lacson-Sotto tandem.
CNN Philippines | Nov 11 2021 09:24AM
Should he win in the 2022 polls, senatorial aspirant Monsour del Rosario will seek more benefits for health workers in a bid to convince them to stay in the country.
GMA Network | Oct 06 2021 09:31PM
Naghain sina dating Quezon City mayor Herbert Bautista at dating Makati representative Monsour del Rosario ng kani-kanilang certificate of candidacy (COC) para kumandidatong senador sa Eleksyon 2022.
Philstar.com | Oct 06 2021 06:33PM
SHOWBIZ SENATORIABLES ULI: HERBERT BAUTISTA, MONSOUR DEL ROSARIO TATAKBO SA ILALIM NINA LACSON-SOTTO
Dalawa pang aktor at atleta ang naghain ng kanilang kandidatura ngayong araw para sa pagkasenador sa susunod na taon — sa pagkakataong ito, pare-pareho sa ilalim ng slate nina Sen. Panfilo Lacson at Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III na naghain ng kanilang 2022 bid sa pagkapresidente at pagkabise.
ABS-CBN News | Oct 06 2021 05:06PM
Former taekwondo champion Monsour del Rosario has filed his certificate of candidacy to run as senator in the upcoming May 2022 elections. The former Olympian is running under the Panfilo Lacson-Tito Sotto ticket.
ABS-CBN News | Jul 31 2021 02:39AM
Natuwa si taekwondo champion at action star Monsour del Rosario nang mabalitaang muling ipapalabas ang Maalaala Mo Kaya (MMK) episode kung saan binalikan ang dating buhay ni Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz.
INQUIRER.net / 10:10 PM April 13, 2019
During the pilot episode of the “adVice Ko Si Monsour” on Radyo Inquirer 990AM and Inquirer 990TV, two recent beneficiaries of aid given by 1st District Makati Congressman Monsour del Rosario got to thank him personally on the program.