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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  
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Pacquiao fever
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.   Read Full Story >>>

?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  
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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 >>>

Pacquiao gets bonus upon return: Mom, dad reunited after 15-year split
Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
MANILA ? For a country known for its tightly-knit families, it was a heartwarming sight. Aside from getting a grand reception from his countrymen yesterday, boxing hero Manny Pacquiao had his wish granted when he was reunited with his estranged father after 15 years. Paquiao, who defeated Mexi  Read Full Story >>>

?No politics?
Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
Filipino world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was given a hero?s welcome during a motorcade around Manila and Quezon cities yesterday, hours after he arrived from Los Angeles, California. Pacquiao also dodged some controversy as he defended those politicians who were in Las Vegas, Nevada to watch  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao not amazed at ?new self?
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES, California ? His transformation, from slugger to complete boxer, was phenomenal but Manny Pacquiao claimed there was nothing truly amazing behind the shift in his fighting style. Short of swearing that a winner can?t rest on his laurels, Pacquiao bared the main factor behind his triu  Read Full Story >>>

Tempo, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao, who arrived home yesterday to a rousing welcome, called on the Filipino people to unite for the sake of the country's peace and harmony. Pacquiao made the call during a hero's welcome prepared for him in Malaca?ang where supporters and fans, including President Arroyo   Read Full Story >>>

Mabuhay ka, Manny!
Tempo, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
Ang mumunting daigdig ng bayang karerista ay nagdiriwang din sa iyong nagniningning na tagumpay over Mexican legend Eric ?El Terrible? Morales whom you knocked down twice forcing the referee to step in and stop the fight in two minutes and 33 seconds of the tenth round to save him from farther harm.  Read Full Story >>>

Nation gives Manny Pacquiao a rousing welcome
The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
It might have rained on his parade, but the weather hardly dampened the enthusiasm of thousands of fans who celebrated the return of Manny Pacquiao yesterday with a ticker tape welcome that hailed him as the "People?s Champion." In a motorcade that crawled for nearly six hours, fans blocked roads  Read Full Story >>>

Makati fumes after Pacquiao ?snub?
By Jeffery Damicog, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
As Manila and Quezon City celebrated the return of Manny Pacquiao with a parade around their streets, Makati City was sulking over why the boxing champ?s motorcade skipped a traditional hero?s parade along Ayala Avenue. Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay blamed the Palace for having deprived Makati resid  Read Full Story >>>

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