Pacquiao seeks higher excise tax on tobacco products

MANILA — To further discourage Filipinos from smoking, Senator Manny Pacquiao on Tuesday said he wants the current cigarette tax rate of PHP30 per pack increased to PHP60 a pack. Pacquiao,…

Pacquiao should consider retirement — Lacson

  MANILA – Boxer-senator Manny Pacquiao should consider being a full-time public servant after his loss against Australian boxer Jeff Horn in an unanimous decision Sunday afternoon. This was the…

Villar, Pacquiao are PHL Senate’s billionaires

MANILA — Senators Cynthia Villar and Manny Pacquiao are the richest members of the Philippine Senate As per their Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net worth (SALN) 2016, Villar declared…

Pacquiao shows might over Vargas, bags WBO welterweight title

MANILA, Philippines — Filipino boxing champion and Senator Manny Pacquiao turned back Jessie Vargas for the WBO welterweight belt with a unanimous decision win at the Thomas and Mack Center…

Palace congratulates Sen. Pacquiao for regaining WBO welterweight title

MANILA – Malacanang congratulated Senator Manny Pacquiao for regaining the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title via unanimous victory against younger and taller Jessie Vargas of Mexico at Thomas &…