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Pacquiao Thanks Fight Saboteurs for Extra Publicity
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Pacquiao Thanks Fight Saboteurs for Extra Publicity

  MANILA–With the arrival of strength and conditioning coach Justine Fortune Friday, Manny Pacquiao’s training shifted to higher gear as he gears for the all-important fight of his life opposite WBA champion Lucas Matthysse on July 15. Pacquiao, also the promoter of the mega-fight, dispelled rumors that there might even be a possibility of a postponement of … Continue reading

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Palace keeps eye on 2 Chinese firms in Marawi rehab

Palace keeps eye on 2 Chinese firms in Marawi rehab By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The two blacklisted Chinese contractors that are part of a consortium tapped to rehabilitate Marawi City are being monitored by government, Malacañang said on Thursday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made this assurance following reports that the two … Continue reading

Dipolog City port ‘operating illegally’
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Dipolog City port ‘operating illegally’

Dipolog City port ‘operating illegally’ By Gualberto Laput   DIPOLOG CITY, Zamboanga del Norte (Philippines News Agency) — The local government-run shipping port here is operating without the authorization from the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). Engr. Salvador Delina, Dapitan City port manager, disclosed this in an exclusive interview with the Philippine News Agency Wednesday, saying … Continue reading

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Ardot Parojinog nabbed while trying to enter Taiwan illegally: PNP

Ardot Parojinog nabbed while trying to enter Taiwan illegally: PNP By Benjamin Pulta MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Undocumented entry to Taiwan resulted in the arrest of drug kingpin Ricardo “Ardot” Parojinog by authorities there, Philippine police officials said Thursday. “Ardot Parojinog was arrested yesterday (Wednesday) by the Taiwan government for illegal entry,” Philippine National … Continue reading