Pacquiao takes WBA super welterweight belt from Thurman

MANILA — Manny Pacquiao won the World Boxing Association super welterweight championship after beating undefeated Keith Thurman at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday (Philippine Time). A first-round knockdown made the difference as the 40-year-old Pacquiao prevailed over the 30-year-old Thurman via split decision. Thurman seemed to be in control for most of … Read More

22 forgers nabbed, fake docs seized in Manila

MANILA — Police officers arrested 22 persons involved in the sale of counterfeit documents during operations in Sta. Cruz, Manila on Thursday. NCRPO chief, Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar led the conduct of simultaneous implementation of search warrants together with the NCRPO Regional Special Operations Unit (RSOU), in coordination with the Manila Police District Police Station 3. … Read More

2 farmers in Cagayan die due to ‘Falcon’

TUGUEGARAO CITY — Farmers in Isabela and Cagayan provinces welcomed the rains brought by Tropical Storm Falcon to their crops on Tuesday and Wednesday. Unfortunately, however, two farmers drowned during the onslaught of the typhoon in the towns of Abulug and Gattaran, according to Rogelio Sending Jr., acting Cagayan provincial information officer, citing reports from the … Read More