Pacquiao rules out Rio Olympics stint, sets focus on Senate

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Manny Pacquiao won't be making any Olympic glory anytime soon as the eight-division world champion passed up on a chance to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Games. Ed Picson, Amateur Boxing Alliances of the Philippines president, said late Thursday night Pacquiao would not compete in the 2016 Summer Games and instead would focus on […] The post Pacquiao rules out Rio Olympics … [Read more...]

Messi to give tax fraud testimony on June 2

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Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi will give evidence along with his father for allegedly defrauding Spain's tax office of over four million euros ($4.5 million) in unpaid taxes on June 2, a court source confirmed on Thursday. The trial, which is expected to last four days, will start on May 31, but Messi is […] The post Messi to give tax fraud testimony on June 2 … [Read more...]

PEN to launch new books by An Lim, Capili, & National Artist F. Sionil Jose on May 28

The Philippine Pen (Poets & Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will formally launch the newest publications from Jaime An Lim, Jose Wendell Capili, and National Artist for Literature F. Sionil Jose on Saturday, May 28, at Solidaridad Bookstore in Ermita, Manila. The post PEN to launch new books by An Lim, Capili, & National Artist F. Sionil Jose on May 28 appeared first … [Read more...]

Cop shoots wife before killing self in Maguindanao

A police officer assigned with the Regional Highway Patrol Group in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RHPG-ARMM) shot dead his police-wife Thursday following a heated argument inside their home in Parang, Maguindanao, then killed himself, police authorities said Friday. A police officer assigned with the Regional Highway Patrol Group in the Autonomous Region in Muslim … [Read more...]