Pacquiao’s new role

Pacquiao’s new role

Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao sits between Chief Insp. Arnold Ongachen (L) and PO1 Michael Grande (R) who were turned over by the New People’s Army Friday (August 26, 2016) to the Sen ...

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Poll winners in Sarangani proclaimed

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 Ma ...

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Pacquiao calls for unity among politicians

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 c ...

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Boxing fans happy that Pacquiao retires a champ

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 mat ...

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Pacquiao wins “farewell fight”

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 nigh ...

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

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 harr ...

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Pacquiao’s brother seeking House seat faces residency questions

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, younge ...

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

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 s ...

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Pacman almost a go in senatorial race

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” ...

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Rep. Pacman has eyes on Senate

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 seat ...

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GenSan honors Pacquiao, 3 other boxers

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 bringin ...

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THE WORM’S EYEVIEW: Our fascination with perversion

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. No ...

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

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 ...

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Portrait of the champ

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 portra ...

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View Pacquiao vs. Mayweather bout free at Lagao gym

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 Rivera said. ...

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‘Pacman’ wannabes

‘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 | Read ...

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

Photo Essay: Cagayan de Oro’s little ‘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. Girls are in the program, too. Boys and gir ...

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Pacquiao Fever

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 Mayw ...

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Mind Games Include Pacquiao’s Training

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 ...

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Palace hails ‘Pacman’ as role model

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 fig ...

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

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 him to back away from ...

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

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 Emmanuel P ...

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Pacquiao wins again; wife Jinkee hopes he retires now

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 Bradley but it ...

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GenSan to put up ‘Hall of Champions’

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 would sho ...

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

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 b ...

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COMMENT: Evading Punches, Evading Taxes

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. Pacquiao ( ...

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

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 ...

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Tacloban cheers for Pacquiao

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 Tac ...

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Jinkee Pacquiao, Vice Gov

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 peacef ...

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Rivera wants GenSan to be ‘highly competitive cosmopolitan city’

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 ...

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MIND DA NEWS: A Matter of Honor

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 ...

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‘Pacman’s’ brother seeks manual recount of votes

‘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 ...

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Fuentes leads SouthCot gubernatorial race

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 releas ...

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PACQUIAO WATCH: Speed, speed and speed

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 boxing cha ...

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Murder charges filed vs bandits in Sarangani

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 at ...

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