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… »

4 Mindanawon reps among Top 10 Richest and Poorest; Pacquiao is richest

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 May) – Four Mindanawons made it to the list of Top Ten Richest and Top Ten Poorest representatives, with Sarangani Rep. and world boxing icon… »

Pacquiao wins again; wife Jinkee hopes he retires now

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 13 April) — Fans at the gym in Baragay Nazareth here waited for the killer punch from boxing icon Manny Pacquiao to floor Timothy… »

GenSan to put up ‘Hall of Champions’

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 17 March) – In a bid to properly honor the city’s “champions,” the city council here is pushing for the establishment of a facility that… »

Toss coin lands Pacquiao’s brother a seat in GenSan council

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/19 December) — World boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao’s younger brother Rogelio would have preferred a clear knockout win but will nonetheless take one… »

COMMENT: Evading Punches, Evading Taxes

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 4 Dec) – Except on December 9, 2012 when Juan Manuel Marquez flattened him with one lethal punch, Manny Pacquiao – as “Rep. Emmanuel D.… »

Malacanang: Pacquiao win a “well of strength” for country

 DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 24 Nov) – Malacanang welcomed world boxing icon Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Pacquiao’s victory over American Brandon Rios via a unanimous decision after 12 rounds at the Venetian Cotai… »

Tacloban cheers for Pacquiao

TACLOBAN CITY (MindaNews / 24 November) —  Despite the catastrophe wrought by super typhoon Yolanda on November 8,   residents as well as evacuees gathered Sunday noon at the Tacloban… »

Jinkee Pacquiao, Vice Gov

Vice Governor Jinkee Pacquiao leads the inaugural session of the 8th Sangguniang Panlalawigan Tuesday, July 9, where she delivered a speech on her vision for Sarangani as a peaceful and… »

Rivera wants GenSan to be ‘highly competitive cosmopolitan city’

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 29 June) – “A highly competitive cosmopolitan city.” This was how incoming Mayor Ronnel Rivera described his vision for the area as he officially took… »

MIND DA NEWS: A Matter of Honor

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/28 June) – Members of the Congress are addressed “Honorable”. Among themselves, during their sessions or committee meetings, they address each other “Your Honor” or “The Honorable… »

‘Pacman’s’ brother seeks manual recount of votes

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/06 June)– Claiming that a significant number of votes were not properly counted in the last May 13 elections, losing South Cotabato first district congressional bet Rogelio… »

Fuentes leads SouthCot gubernatorial race

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 15 May) – South Cotabato Rep. Daisy Avance-Fuentes (second district) is leading the gubernatorial race based on the partial and official results released by the Commission… »

PACQUIAO WATCH: Speed, speed and speed

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 7 Nov) – Many have said it before. Speed kills. In a game that is dictated by power, speed is one great equalizer. Eight-division world… »

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… »

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