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23 Aug 2012
A RECENTLY published recommendation had asked that a master’s degree be required of future generals in the Philippine Armed Forces.
Before this, it had been reported that there’s now a rule for aspirants seeking to be members of the Philippine National Police to first be a college degree holder i
Nonito’s next foe a Pacquiao clone?
20 Aug 2012
THERE’S the unsinkable Go Teng Kok with big damning blows aimed at the POC, which he has rechristened, Peping Organized Crime, crying to he heard.
There’s deluded Tim Bradley claiming Manny Pacquiao was scared of him—in
Of miracles, love, and hope
15 Aug 2012
AFTER boxing expert Hermie Rivera cried in pain over the woeful state of amateur boxing in the country, we thought of sending him this hollering knockout text message that went viral in the first week of t
Again, a pained cry for change
13 Aug 2012
HERMIE Rivera, producer of two Filipino world boxing champions, is in a revolting mood.
He has been clamoring for change, instant and meaningful change, in the national amateur boxing backyard.
“How come nothing is
Dark Empire in boxing lives on
06 Aug 2012
IT was, in most fields in London higher, faster and stronger.
But, in the boxing ring, it was definitely dirtier.
Mark Anthony Barriga won his boxing match on Saturday neat and clear, but the referee stopped the tiny
Barriga: brainy, blazing, brave
01 Aug 2012
WASN’T he also a whirlwind of a warrior?
Tiny Mark Barriga on Tuesday was every pesky inch a brainy blizzard that blasted and slammed his way to a first win for the beleaguered Philippine contingent in the London Olymp
It’s a record foul IOC performance in London
30 Jul 2012
IT did not look as gory as though the defending titlist had faltered and fallen at the first hurdle, but the International Olympic Committee, starring its stern-faced president Jaques Rogge, did balk and fumble
PBA: It’s on with the sweet savagery
25 Jul 2012
(COURAGEOUS CALL: It was the lifetime motto of newspaperman Nixon Kua to stare truth in the eye--and report everything without fear or favor. It was also his lifetime vow to fight criminality. Kua was being truthful to his calling when he was gunned down by robbers in Calamba over the weekend. He ha
PBA: Stop the savagery, please
24 Jul 2012
THE opening game of the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals on Sunday was complete with all the ingredients, it was terrific, exciting, colorful, and many more.
It was extremely physical, rugged and rough.
It had more than
Lone child entries do win, can’t they?
19 Jul 2012
Marc Anthony Barriga.
THOSE who have observed that the Philippines has the lone boy entry in the London Olympic boxing calendar said so with both awe and deep hope.
Nineteen-year-old Marc Anthony Barriga, lone Fil