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How Enrique Gil deals with online bashers

MANILA (Mabuhay) — As they say, fame comes with a price. In the case of “Forevermore” lead stars Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano, who maintain a healthy following on their respective social media accounts, it is dealing with critics online. The 17-year-old...
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Pacquiao faces another bout…in the courtroom

Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is due to fight again anytime this month or early next month in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight however will not take place in a boxing ring. It will be held in a courtroom. Pacquiao is facing a $5 million lawsuit filed Tuesday morning in a...
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Speaker to Pacquiao: Don’t quit boxing just yet

MANILA, May 4 (Mabuhay) – The top leader of the House of Representatives, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, urged colleague Rep. Manny Pacquiao not to retire yet from boxing. In a statement, Belmonte said Pacquiao should not entertain retiring from boxing because he is still young. “We...
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Speculations, hype and strategy around Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

For half a decade, fans all over the world eagerly waited for news and confirmation about this much-anticipated battle between the undefeated American boxer who claims he’s “The best ever,” and  the 8-division Filipino boxing champion and congressman whom supporters refer to ...
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Angara backs tax perks for Pacquiao

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The chairman of the Senate ways and means committee said a bill seeking to give Manny Pacquiao tax exemption on his earnings as a boxing champion is a good measure that would recognize his contributions to the country. In a statement, Senator Juan Edgardo...
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Pacquiao hints at retirement after Mayweather bout

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao hinted Monday his long-awaited fight against American Floyd Mayweather could be his last, saying he would head into the May bout with retirement on his mind. “It is coming close. We will announce it,” the...
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Resolution commending Pacquiao victory vs. Algieri filed in Senate

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A resolution commending the recent victory of Filipino boxing pride Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao against American boxer Chris Algieri was filed in the Senate Tuesday. In Senate Resolution 1028, Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara said Pacquiao further...
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Pacquiao would take less to fight Mayweather says manager

MANILA (AFP) – Manny Pacquiao is open to taking a smaller purse in a dream match-up with undefeated American Floyd Mayweather, the Philippines boxing hero’s business manager said Tuesday. “The talks are already going on. It is more of what the fans want. It’s not about the pay...
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Pacquiao takes time from training to welcome VP Binay at GenSan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Filipino boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao on Monday took time from his training for his upcoming fight next month to welcome Vice President Jejomar Binay in General Santos City. Pacquiao led local officials in welcoming Binay at the...
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BIR tax reminder not meant to spoil Pacquiao victory – Malacañang official

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Monday said the reminder from Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) chief Kim Jacinto-Henares for boxing champion Manny Pacquiao to pay taxes was not meant to spoil his recent victory over American boxer Timothy Bradley. “Perhaps it was just...