TURNING POINT: An Impossible Dream, A Blinkin Goner, A Land of Disappointment

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 30 March) – In recent memory, Marcos trampled on the rights and freedoms of the Filipino people in rushing forward his New Society whose harrowing… »

Pacman almost a go in senatorial race

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 30 Sept) – Boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao is now almost a go for the 2016 senatorial race. City Councilor Rogelio “Ruel”… »

Rep. Pacman has eyes on Senate

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 1 Sep) – Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao announced here on Monday night that he is leaning closer towards making a run for a Senate… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Manny Pacquiao should know he has duties

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY  (MindaNews/09 May) — The Pacman is a billionaire many times over. And he’s getting wealthier by the day—not just from boxing but from all sorts of lucrative… »

Pacquiao-Mayweather at the Palaro

Palarong Pambansa delegates from different regions gather inside the gymnasium of Davao del Norte sports complex in Tagum City to witness the Pacquiao-Mayweather bout via a live feed on a… »

Portrait of the champ

Artist Lando Jumalon, 42, shows the charcoal portrait of boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao in his stall along San Pedro St. Davao City. Jumalon says he drew the… »

‘Pacman’ wannabes

Young ‘Pacman’ wannabes, some as young as 11, undergo extensive training in Cagayan de Oro City to form part of the city’s boxing team. MindaNews photos by Froilan Gallardo |… »

Photo Essay: Cagayan de Oro’s little ‘Pacman’ wannabes

[Play slideshow] Young ‘Pacman’ wannabes, some as young as 11, undergo extensive training in Cagayan de Oro City to form part of the city’s boxing team. Girls are in the… »

COMMENTARY: Ang Tinolang Manok ni Pacman

LOS ANGELES (MindaNews/24 March) – Dili ika’glimod nga wala gyoy paglubad ang pagka-bisaya’ng dako ni world boxing champion nga si Manny Pacquiao tungod kay apil kanunay sa putahe nga iyang… »

Pinoy in US bets hard-earned money for trip home on Pacquiao

McALLEN, Texas (MindaNews/13 March) – George Cortes (not his real name) of Florida plans to go home for a vacation to the Philippines next year. He saved up $3,000 for… »

Palace hails ‘Pacman’ as role model

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/23 November)-Malacanang lauded boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao for his convincing victory over American Chris Algieri in their fight in Macau, China Sunday. Communications Secretary… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Pacman should back away from China’s embrace

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 9 Sept) – Maybe Manny Pacquiao didn’t get to consider the down side of his China deal thoroughly, but it’s not too late for… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Manny Pacquiao: Don’t be a traitor!

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 8 Sept) – Anybody close or dear to Manny Pacquiao should reach out to him or to Sarangani Vice Governor Jinkee Pacquiao, or to… »

Pacman leaves Saturday for training in LA

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/07 March) — Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and his team are set to leave for Los Angeles, California on Saturday to undergo more rigid training for his… »

‘Pacman’ plans relief mission for ‘Yolanda’ survivors

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/26 Nov.) — Boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao will embark on a relief mission this week for survivors of super typhoon “Yolanda” in parts… »

TINGOG SA SUBA: Pacman for El Presidente?

tinuod ba kini si Pacman modagan pagka-presidente? dili ba kaha kita niini mangamote? ambot lang sa Lagong nga wala mi-belong pero kung si Pacman gyud kuno modagan malipay ang namaligya… »

COMMENTARY: Pacquiao Watching and Donaire’s Odyssey

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/17 December) — As good and as spectacular is Nonito Donaire’s KO victor over tough Jorge Arce, it cannot take away the pain of the many who… »

Pacquiao knocked out; family, fans stunned

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/9 December)—Filipino boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao suffered a stunning loss Sunday (Philippine time) to Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez who landed what probably was… »

Hero’s welcome still awaits Pacquiao

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/11 June) — Despite losing his welterweight title in Sunday’s controversial match in Las Vegas, a hero’s welcome still awaits boxing sensation and Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao… »

Migs, Pacman to trade places in 2013

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/13 July) – Gov. Miguel Rene Dominguez and Rep. Manny Pacquiao have formalized their political alliance by agreeing to trade positions in 2013. During a meeting at… »

US boxing promoter to Pacman: all I want for Christmas is an out-of-court settlement

McALLEN, TEXAS (MindaNews/23 December) – A Mexican-American boxing promoter Edmundo Lozano of the Imperial Ed Promotions in South Texas who sued Manny Pacquiao for  $1.8 million for  alleged breach of… »

Pacman, the book, now available

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/15 December) – Pacman, a book written by Gary Andrew Poole, is now available in all National Bookstore outlets nationwide. The 251-page book is a crafty chronicle… »

Murder charges filed vs bandits in Sarangani

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/3 Dec) – Police authorities in Sarangani province have filed murder charges against at least five suspected bandits who were tagged as behind the attack in a… »

Pacquiao looks more dangerous at 144 pounds

ARLINGTON, TEXAS ( MindaNews/13 November) – While Mexican Antonio Margarito tipped the scale at the 150 pound catch weight yesterday, seven-division world title boxer Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao surprisingly weighed lighter… »

US Boxing Promoter Struggles Whether to Sue His Idol, Manny Pacquiao

MCALLEN, TEXAS ( MindaNews/5 November) -  Emotions are now running high as  the Pacquiao-Margarito world boxing title fight is barely one week away, yet a boxing promoter in south Texas… »

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