Typhoon survivors in Tacloban cheer Pacquiao triumph

TACLOBAN CITY — Thousands of survivors of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) erupted into wild cheers Sunday to celebrate Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao’s victory, giving them a brief respite from the enormous destruction that the storm brought to the Philippines. “It felt like I got my house back,” said street sweeper Ardel Nebasa, who lost his […]

Pacman is back

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao made a very impressive comeback Sunday when he made mincemeat of Brandon Rios and scored a convincing unanimous-decision victory before a sell-out 13,100 crowd at The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena in the Chinese Administrative Region of Macau. Pacquiao, reeling from two consecutive setbacks – the latest at the hands of […]