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SC stops tax court from collecting P3-B cash bond from Pacquiao couple »

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MANILA, Philippines—The Supreme Court stopped the Court of Tax Appeals from collecting P3 billion cash bond to P4 billion surety bond from boxing champ Manny Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee in exchange for lifting of warrant of distraint and levy and garnishment by the Bureau of Internal Revenue.   “Now, therefore, extending indefinitely and until further orders from this Court (1) respondent CTA (first division) its agents, representatives or persons acting in its…

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Guiao: Rain or Shine weighing Pacquiao option »

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MANILA, Philippines -- Rain or Shine, which owns the second overall pick in the coming PBA Draft, has a relatively long list of possible picks from a pool that does not have the formidable big man the Elasto Painters are actually looking for. And that list includes the name of boxing icon Manny Pacquiao. “There’s definitely no one (in the pool) of the caliber of the big man that we are looking…

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Big names in billiards playing in tournament organized by Pacquiao »

Rep. Manny Pacquiao. FILE PHOTO

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines—International billiards artists such as Mika Immonen of Finland, Thorsten Hohmann of Germany, Earl Strickland of the United States and Ralf Soquet of Germany, are coming to town in September, Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao said.   Pacquiao told the Inquirer in a telephone interview on Friday these professional cue artists were among billiard players from 30 countries who will be competing in the five-day International Open Double 10-Ball Tournament…

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Pacquiao couple asks SC to stop tax court from collecting P3B cash bond »

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MANILA, Philippines--Boxing superstar and Saranggani Representative Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao and his wife, Jinkee, asked the Supreme Court to reverse the resolution of the Court of Tax Appeals ordering them to post over P3 billion cash bond or almost P5 billion surety bond, which was issued after they sought to stop the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) from collecting P2-billion taxes from them. In their petition for certiorari, the Pacquiao couple also…

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95 hopefuls join PBA Rookie Draft »

Ninety-five hopefuls, including boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and a slew of guards tipped to occupy the top places, have declared themselves available for the PBA Rookie Draft on Aug. 24.   Kevin Alas, the hottest homegrown guard prospect, Filipino-American Matt Ganuelas and Ronald Pascual were the big-name entrants that beat the 5 p.m. deadline yesterday, with Garvo Lanete opting to stay as an amateur until next year.   Stanley Pringle and Chris Banchero, Fil-Ams…

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Pacquiao sets GenSan training for Algieri bout »

GENERAL SANTOS CITY—Boxing Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach has nothing to worry about. Eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao said his entire training camp in preparation for his Nov. 23 ring encounter with American boxer Chris Algieri will be held here. This should be good news for Roach, who had earlier earlier expressed concern over Pacquiao’s foray into the world of basketball. Roach had hoped Pacquiao would train here exclusively to avoid the distractions…

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Pacquiao among Sports Illustrated’s fittest athletes »

Manny Pacquiao. AP FILE PHOTO

Manila, Philippines –Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has made it to Sports Illustrated’s first-ever list of 50 fittest athletes. Pacquiao landed on the 39th spot, beating Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte (47), US football star Tim Howard (42), and American football player Reggie Bush (41). The international publication ranked athletes based on their speed, strength, agility, and endurance, with 10 as the highest possible score for each criterion. Pacquiao was given a rating…

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