Poll winners in Sarangani proclaimed

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/16 May) — The provincial board of canvassers (PBOC) of Sarangani proclaimed the province’s winning candidates on Sunday, nearly a week after the May 9 general elections.… »

Pacquiao calls for unity among politicians

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 11 May) – Boxing icon and outgoing Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao called on politicians and their camps to unite, and rally behind the coming… »

Boxing fans happy that Pacquiao retires a champ

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/10 April) — Filipino boxing fans including those who traveled for five hours to watch the live telecast of world boxing icon Manny Pacquiao’s retirement match were all praises… »

Pacquiao wins “farewell fight”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/10 April) – World boxing icon Manny Pacquiao won against American boxer Timothy Bradely in what was dubbed as his “farewell fight” in Las Vegas Saturday night (Sunday… »

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… »

Pacquiao’s brother seeking House seat faces residency questions

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/13 October) — The congressional bid in Sarangani of senatorial aspirant and incumbent Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao’s anointed replacement, younger brother Rogelio “Roel” Pacquiao, is facing initial… »

Pacquiao’s younger brothers vie for Sarangani Rep, GenSan Councilor

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/12 October) — Two younger brothers of boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao formally launched their bid on Monday to run for a seat in… »

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… »

GenSan honors Pacquiao, 3 other boxers

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 13 May) – The city council has honored world boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao and three other top local boxers for bringing… »

THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Our fascination with perversion

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 13 May) – It’s perplexing how we tolerate perverse political behavior, letting corrupt practices contaminate the bureaucracy and the community. Not a day passes… »

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… »

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… »

View Pacquiao vs. Mayweather bout free at Lagao gym

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (2 May 2015) – Gensan will have free live viewing of the highly anticipated Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight on May 3 at Lagao gym, City Mayor Ronnel… »

‘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… »

Pacquiao Fever

With just five more days left before the megafight, art sign maker Chris Aclo, a former boxer himself, makes final touches on his painting showcasing Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather… »

Mind Games Include Pacquiao’s Training

McALLEN, Texas (MindaNews / 26 March) – Eight Division World Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao does a strenuous physical activity for eight hours everyday, yet interestingly he also engages in a… »

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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