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Pacquiao: the trade in images
By Randy David, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 29 Jan 2006
THE word “pakyaw’ appears in many of our dialects. It means “wholesale,” though it’s rarely used as a family name. The family of Manny, our boxing champion, spells it “Pacquiao,” the Latin/Italian form that the 16th century voyager Pigafetta rendered the wor Read Full Story >>>
‘One nation in jubilation’
By Isagani Cruz, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 29 Jan 2006
THE Inquirer headline couldn’t have put it better: One nation in jubilation. The whole country was celebrating the victory of Manny Pacquiao over his formidable rival, the Mexican knock-out artist, who went down a battered and emasculated fighter who knew that he was licked. And by a TKO! Ther Read Full Story >>>
Rebel without a clue : Knock out
By Patricia Evangelista, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 29 Jan 2006
MUCH has been said about Manny Pacquiao. His children have been interviewed at a rate more frequent than Thalia of teleserye fame was during her publicity tour; and his hapless mother has been repeatedly interrogated on the secrets of successful parenthood: “Suportahan ninyo anak ninyo kung sa Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao to earn P318M from PPV
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 29 Jan 2006
MANNY Pacquiao is a millionaire many times over, but this latest news will further fatten his bank account into stratospheric dimensions.
According to boxing website Boxingtalk which interviewed PPV guru Mark Taffet, the latest Pacquiao-Morales rematch generated some 350,000 pay-per-view buys, an Read Full Story >>>
Manny's mom, dad are together again
By Gerry Ramos, Journal Group, Sun, 29 Jan 2006
MANNY Pacquiao not only brought together a divided country on that memorable Sunday when he gave Erik Morales a severe beating during their blockbuster super-featherweight rematch in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He also united a long lost couple—her parents.
It's been a common knowledge that Ma Read Full Story >>>
A myth is born
By Mayette Q. Tabada, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 29 Jan 2006
Before Manny Pacquiao nearly sent Erik Morales crawling back to where he came from, the rather obvious answer to that question would have been: do something heroic.
This answer is unacceptable not only because it violates my grade 1 language teacher’s rule: don’t define by restating. Read Full Story >>>
'We need more Pacquiaos': sports exec
Sun.Star Manila, Sun, 29 Jan 2006
WANTED more Manny Pacquiaos.
The Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (Abap) is looking for more boxing superstars following the success of Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao in his bout against Mexican boxing legend Erik Morales in Las Vegas last week.
Abap president Manny Lop Read Full Story >>>
And now, show biz
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 29 Jan 2006
FIRST, THE BOXING ring. Now, the boob tube.
Manny Pacquiao has added TV host to his show biz resum?—after movie actor, recording artist and product endorser.
The boxing champ will soon be seen on Channel 13 hosting “Sports Idol” with Champagne Morales, Grand Champion of the 1 Read Full Story >>>
Nobody’s using me, Pacquiao declares
By Efren L. Danao, The Manila Times, Sun, 29 Jan 2006
Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao said Saturday that nobody is using him for political reasons and that everything he has said comes from his heart.
The opposition charged that Pacquiao was allowing himself to be used by President Arroyo and her supporters by repeatedly thanking them for their Read Full Story >>>
Stroke of luck propels Manny’s rise–Lopez
By Norman Bordadora, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 29 Jan 2006
THE head of the country’s amateur boxing association yesterday said the Philippines is blessed with countless boxers with the same amount of skills, grit and fire as world boxing icon Manny Pacquiao.
Still, Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines president Manny Lopez said a considera Read Full Story >>>
Manny’s party, Faeldon's arrest
By Nini Cabaero, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 29 Jan 2006
While boxing hero Manny Pacquiao was partying the night away last Friday, law enforcers were doing their own thing in capturing Oakwood mutineer Marine Capt. Nicanor Faeldon.
It was a day of celebration that started with the return to the country by Pacquiao and fellow boxing champion Jimrex Jac Read Full Story >>>
A break from politics
By Erma M. Cuizon, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 29 Jan 2006
A week from the day it happened, we thank God the Filipino is a spontaneous people--–didn’t you see them glitter with the winning of Manny Pacquiao? And the welcome for him was infectious; didn’t you faint in the crowd? A people with a natural lightness of being, that’s what Read Full Story >>>
A question of heroes
By Paul J. Taneo, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 29 Jan 2006
In a country beset by problems economic and political and sorely lacking in someone alive to look up to, we scrounge for things or people to be proud of.
Anything half noteworthy that involves a Filipino, we use it to wave at whoever is watching. Whenever a Filipino wins a competition with ̶ Read Full Story >>>
Multitudes cheer RP idol
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
IN the words of an avid ?Pacman? fan, this is how Filipinos celebrate a ?clean? victory.
With a crowd-drawing power exceeding that of any show biz celebrity or politician, boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao return Read Full Story >>>
By Rey Bancod, Tempo, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
AT the risk of getting stoned to death or skinned alive, may I ask when will we get tired giving Manny Pacquiao ticker tape parades?
I mean if we?re going to do this everytime our boxing hero comes home from a fight, we might as well institutionalize this and mark one day of the year as a special Read Full Story >>>
Roach names possible Pacman foes in Manila
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES, California -- Trainer Freddie Roach yesterday bared they were in the process of selecting an opponent for Manny Pacquiao in a projected fight in Manila.
?I?ll see you soon, because I believe we will be fighting in Manila because HBO wants to come to Manila,? Roach told the Inquirer.
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?Thrilla in Manila 2? eyed; Manny happy to see parents
ABS-CBN News, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
Manny Pacquiao on Friday said his handlers want to stage a Thrilla in Manila 2 for his next bout, which they think would surpass the glamor of the original fight in 1975 that pitted heavyweight legends Muhammad Ali Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao issues call for unity
The Philippine Star, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
The Philippines? boxing sensation Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao appealed to the nation for unity yesterday after arriving home to a huge and chaotic hero?s welcome following his victory over Mexico?s Erik Morales in Las Vegas last week.
President Arroyo sang Pacquiao?s now famous song "Para Sa ?Yo (For Read Full Story >>>
Politicians ride on Pacquiao mania
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
FOR a moment yesterday, President Macapagal-Arroyo and Manny Pacquiao seemed to have reversed their roles, he sounding like a politician and she acting like a boxing sensation.
Indeed, Malaca?ang turned into a unique arena where the worlds of boxing and politics met.
The occasion was Ms Arroyo Read Full Story >>>
Barrera to fight Chavez
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
MARCO Antonio Barrera is dodging Manny Pacquiao as of the moment as he is instead fighting International Boxing Federation (IBF) lightweight champion Jesus Chavez on March 25 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Barrera, who lost to Pacquiao via an 11th-round TKO in 2003, is attempting to Read Full Story >>>