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  • Philippines: NPA rebels suffer heavy losses in Sarangani

    By Nov 06, 2014

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    NPA rebels belonging to the Far South Mindanao Regional command.Pic by Edwin Espejo

    GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Successive losses in the battlefield have put the New People’s Army (NPA) on the defensive as three more communist rebels were slain in Maasim, Sarangani Wednesday, November 5.

  • Pacquiao Watch: Will Manny pay tribute to massacre victims?

    By Nov 06, 2014

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    Pacquiao Watch:  Will Manny pay tribute to massacre victims?

    Two significant events will happen on November 23. It will be D-day for eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao as he tries to re-stock himself for a possible clash with Floyd Mayweather Jr in his last few remaining fights. Pacquiao returns to the scene where he picked up the pieces after his shock defeat to nemesis

  • Pacquiao Watch: Algieri’s main (only) weapon cannot stop Manny

    By Nov 01, 2014

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    Manny Pacquiao training with coach Freddie Roach. Pic: AP.

    New Yorker Chris Algieri will be a longshot when he goes up against perennial fan-favorite Manny Pacquiao. Despite being undefeated, Algieri will be heavy underdog against the ‘older’ 35-year old Pacquiao who will be defending his World Boxing Organization welterweight title.

  • Pacquiao Watch: Another bully?

    By Oct 27, 2014

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    Timothy Bradley, left, trades blows with Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, in their WBO welterweight title boxing bout Saturday. Pic: AP.

    Philboxing.com owner and founder of Pacland website (now www.pinoygreats.com) Dong Secuya was a recent visitor in General Santos City together with a friend from Cebu. At the airport before he left, Dong called to apologize for not being able to sit down for a coffee with this author. He stayed for one night only. But before he boarded his plane, Dong intimated what he said was a very nasty episode between him and Mike Young. Young, the website designer and sports guru said, accosted him while he was taking pictures of Manny Pacquiao when the latter was doing his post-sparring workouts.

  • QC businessman claims owning 804-ha disputed gov’t property

    By Oct 27, 2014

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    QC businessman claims owning 804-ha disputed gov’t property

    A big-time Quezon City supplier of electrical parts and electronic gadgets and equipment is now claiming ownership of 804 hectares of government land held by the Alcantara-owned Alsons Development & Investment Corporation (Aldevinco) under an Integrated Forest Plantation Management Agreement (IFPMA).

  • Fu Yabing: The Blaan master weaver as an artist

    By Oct 20, 2014

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    Fu Yabing Dulo, one of the two living designers and master weavers of the Blaan art of Mabal Tabih.Pic by Edwin Espejo

    My life has been a tapestry of rich and royal hue An everlasting vision of the ever-changing view A wondrous, woven magic in bits of blue and gold A tapestry to feel and see, impossible to hold – Tapestry, Carole King, 1971   In the faraway Blaan village in Landan, a master weaver is racing

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