Sadness, disappointment in Philippines after Pacquiao defeat

Sadness and disappointment gripped Filipinos after Manny Pacquiao’s defeat in his much-anticipated fight against American Floyd Mayweather Jr. but they still considered the boxing icon a national hero. Gymnasiums and other public venues where the 12-round fight was shown for free by local officials were quickly vacated soon after it was announced Pacquiao lost by […]

4 Pinoy boxers still need visas for Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

Four Filipino boxers from the MP Boxing Promotions are hoping to get their US visas soon so that they can be included in the undercard of the much-awaited fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Newly-crowned IBF World Youth super flyweight champion Aston […]

Palace hopes new senators will fulfill mandate

MALACANANG congratulated Sunday the 12 winning senatorial candidates for the 2013 midterm elections, as it hoped that they could perform well the mandate given to them by the people.

“Their mandate is a bit heavy, so let’s all wish them well,” said deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte in an interview over Radyo ng Bayan. Read the rest of this entry