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Pacquiao eyes
KO in 1st round

Manny Pacquiao looked up at the taller Chris Algieri during their face-off on Saturday. But there’s a good chance, he’ll end up standing over the fallen American challenger after their battle for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight crown is…

Must-win
for Pacquiao

Boxing is a hurt business, as Manny Pacquiao found out when he ended up face down on the canvas after being knocked out just three fights ago by Juan Manuel Marquez.…

Follow killer
backhoe

Its rust-red boom neatly folded, the yellow backhoe that crunched the vehicles and bodies of 58 people, most of them media workers, in what is now called the Maguindanao massacre stands idle in the evidence yard of a police compound…

Weaknesses in PH
judicial system

Five years after the 2009 Maguindanao massacre, the trial of the suspected killers has made private prosecutor Gilbert Andres realize the systematic weaknesses of the Philippine judicial system.…

98-yr-old man
behind X’mas hit

When “Ang Pasko Ay Sumapit (Christimas Is Here)”—that exuberant tune so expressive of the spirit of Christmas that is as familiar to Filipinos as the national anthem—begins to be heard over the radio in September, you know that the long…

Prosecutor ‘back
to work’ hit

A lawyers’ group has asked the Office of the Ombudsman to suspend a Quezon City assistant prosecutor who recently posted bail in connection with a bribery complaint.…

Pacquiao, Algieri
make weight

Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao did not have any trouble making weight on Saturday at The Venetian in Macau, while undefeated American Chris Algieri needed another hour to finally make the limit. …

Palace: Don’t go
to US illegally

Malacañang cautioned Filipinos Saturday against using the United States’ new policy on unauthorized immigrants as a license to go there undocumented. …

Edsa malls adjust
operating hours

Operators of shopping malls located along Edsa have agreed to adjust their operating schedule for five weeks to help ease traffic during the holiday season.…

‘We could’ve been
killed together’

The same old feelings—indignation and pain—engulf me every time I set foot on the exact site where the 58 victims, 32 of them media workers, were mercilessly mowed down with bullets by some 100 men, allegedly led by Andal Ampatuan…

Worst poll-related
violence in PH

On Nov. 23, 2009, 58 people were killed in an ambush in Maguindanao province in the worst election violence in Philippine history. …

Fil-Am groups back
Obama’s reform

President Barack Obama drew mixed reactions among Filipino-American immigration advocates on Thursday after he outlined his plan to shield up to 5 million immigrants—including tens of thousands of Filipinos—from deportation.…

Algieri’s chance
vs Pacquiao: Zero

Freddie Roach was brutally frank in assessing Chris Algieri’s chances against Manny Pacquiao in their showdown on Sunday for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight crown.…

Soldiers expect
zero crime

Soldiers may watch for free Manny Pacquiao’s bout with the American Christopher Algieri as the military has designated special areas for free live screening of the fight.…

Peacekeepers
having a ball

You need not feel sorry for the members of the Philippine peacekeeping contingent now quarantined on Caballo Island after their stint in Ebola-stricken Liberia. In fact, they will have a beach party this weekend.…

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