Whether it is him or in a proxy war, General Santos City has remained elusive for Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao. On May 13, Rogelio ‘Ruel’ Pacquiao lost in his bid to become seatmates with elder brother in the House of Representatives, losing to re-electionist Pedro ‘Jun’ Acharon Jr by an overall margin of 8,490 votes...
Old money takes on new money as southern Philippines city braces for closest election yet They have barely touched the ground. But by the size of the crowds they pulled for their proclamation rallies, there might actually be a race between the scions of two of the city’s richest families in General Santos City. Matching...
Following the creation of 3 new congressional districts, Mindanao will now have a total of 59 seats in the House of Representatives that are up for grabs in the May 2013 elections. The new congressional districts are in Bukidnon, North Cotabato and Maguindanao. Bukidnon will now have 4 congressional districts, the most among the 26...
While it is reported that Manny Pacquiao is bent on staging a comeback in April after his shocking knockout loss to nemesis Juan Manuel Marquez, time and resources are not on his side unless he promotes the fight himself. Time. Pacquiao’s suspension from all boxing-related activities won’t end until March and he is ineligible to...
With the exception of promoter Bob Arum, Team Pacquiao – including Rep. Manny Pacquiao – is doggedly pursuing an early return to the ring for the Filipino boxing icon. If Pacquiao cannot find a place to fight in April, he may as well wait for an August or a September ring comeback. A combination of...
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