Binay praises Pacquiao for not leaving UNA amid pressure

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday lauded Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao for stricking with him amid alleged pressures to change his allegiance to other presidential aspirants. “Doon mo nakita na itong si Congressman Manny Pacquiao ay talagang tunay...

17th Tuna Fest in GenSan most successful yet

GENERAL SANTOS CITY  – “Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to declare this year’s Tuna Festival the most successful in the three years that I am the city mayor.” This was the statement of City Mayor Ronnel Rivera after a series of big events that took place during the 17th Tuna...

BOI report shows Aquino ‘principally liable’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – How can Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II clear President Benigno Aquino III of the botched Mamasapano operation when the Board of Inquiry report shows he was responsible? That was one of the questions raised by militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan...

SC upholds ban on live coverage of Maguindanao massacre trial

MANILA, Jan 14 (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court has upheld its earlier ruling barring radio and television coverage of the five-year-old Maguindanao multiple murder trial. SC Public Information Office chief and spokesman Theodore Te said the high court denied motions for...

Manny Pacquiao on Chris Algieri: ‘Naawa din talaga ako sa kanya’

MACAU (Mabuhay) – A day after carving out an impressive win, Manny Pacquiao admitted feeling a tinge of pity for Chris Algieri. Pacquiao, a seasoned boxer who plucked the crowns in eight different weight classes, revealed that the inexperience of Algieri doomed the American...

Freddie Roach: ‘Pacquiao vs. Algieri is like Boston vs. New York’

‘Just remember…Manny Pacquiao is facing Chris Algieri, not Bobby Thompson, Jerry Koosman Or Joe Namath!” – world-famous Pacquiao trainer GENERAL SANTOS CITY  — “Rocky” is fiction and so is “The Chris Algieri Show,” so says Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao’s Hall of Fame...

Pacquiao takes time from training to welcome VP Binay at GenSan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Filipino boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao on Monday took time from his training for his upcoming fight next month to welcome Vice President Jejomar Binay in General Santos City. Pacquiao led local officials in welcoming Binay at the...

8 blast victims suffered minor injuries

By IAN JOHN M. LAGARE GENERAL SANTOS CITY – City Mayor Ronnel Rivera immediately rushed to the explosion site at Plaza Heneral Santos Tuesday evening (September 16) then visited hospitals where victims were taken to look after their safety. A blast took place in the Rizal...

After win, tearful Jinkee asks Pacquiao to retire

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Manny Pacquiao’s wife, Jinkee, said now is the time for the boxing champ to hang his gloves and retire, having proven himself to the whole world. Jinkee, who is in GeneralSantosCity waiting for the birth of her fifth child, told Pacquiao: “Gaano ba karami ang...

Meet Melai, Jason’s baby girl

MANILA (Mabuhay) – “Ayan na si Baby Dengue!” For their long-time fans, Melai Cantiveros and Jason Francisco’s first-born is the latest milestone for the couple whose first meeting and eventful relationship unfolded on reality television. Dubbed “Melason,” the on- and off-scre...
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