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Christmas comes early in Macau

Manny Pacquiao.  AP photo

Just as the last of the Formula One banners came down, Yuletide greenery and merriment paraded through the halls of The Venetian early Monday: Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao’s bigger than life picture dominated the impressive lobby of the hotel with 10,000 employees, many of whom are Filipinos.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Emil Amok!

Pacquiao and Lincecum: Tale of two sports icons

freddie and manny

Ask any Filipino sports fan to name the two most dominant athletes with full or part-Filipino heritage and would there be any other names beside the pugilist Manny Pacquiao and the San Francisco Giants double-Cy, twin-no hit hurler, Tim Lincecum? Anyone else out there? Back in 2009, when Pacquiao was on the rise, he appeared at AT&T Park to promote […]

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Emil Amok!

Pacquiao should box on


After the last few Pacquiao fights I was usually the first one to say, “Please stop, now.”

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Fil-Ams in Las Vegas relieved by Pacquiao win

Filipino-Americans watch the Pacquiao-Bradley fight at the house of William and Trini O'Rourke on Dessert Inn in Las Vegas) Photo by Bert Eljera/INQUIRER.net

Manny Pacquiao is back as champion. Order has been restored. Filipinos in Las Vegas can rest easy.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Reid picks Pacquiao over Bradley


U.S. Senator and Majority Leader Harry Reid picked Manny Pacquiao over American Timothy Bradley in their 12-round title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sat., April 12.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »