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At 40, Pacquiao Awaits Broner Bout in Crossroads Fight

LAS VEGAS --- Manny Pacquiao has been beating the odds since he was a teenager in the Philippines stuffing his pockets with metal at weigh-ins so he wouldn't look like a 98-pound weakling. Nearly a quarter century later, Pacquiao is still up for a challenge. He fights Saturday night against Adrien Broner in a true crossroads bout that will determine a lot about his future in the ring. Chasing a second fight with Floyd Mayweather, Pacquiao will be tested by a younger and talented fighter who has a lot to prove himself. He's 40 now, an age where fighters either have long stopped lacing up the gloves or are very careful in picking opponents. Pacquiao is not only still fighting, but...Keep on reading: At 40, Pacquiao Awaits Broner Bout in Crossroads Fight.....»»

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Alicia Keys to host Grammys

  LOS ANGELES---Alicia Keys will host the Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, she announced Tuesday, one year after the gala came under fire over diversity concerns. Keys, herself a 15-time Grammy winner, will be the emcee for music's biggest night, which this year features a diverse slate of women and hip-hop artists as leading contenders. "I know what it feels like to be on that stage, and I know what it feels like to be proud of the work you've put in and to be recognized for it," Keys said in a video posted on social media. "It's the perfect opportunity for me to give the light back and lift people up, especially all the young women who are nominated," she added. Keys repl...Keep on reading: Alicia Keys to host Grammys.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 2 hr. 10 min. ago Related News

Oryspa CEO wins Asia Pacific Women Entrepreneur Award

Oryspa CEO wins Asia Pacific Women Entrepreneur Award.....»»

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Fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills 21, injures dozen

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico – A massive fire broke out at an illegal pipeline tap in central Mexico on Friday, January 18, killing at least 21 people and injuring 71 more, just as the government wages a major crack-down on fuel theft. Scores of locals with jerry cans and buckets had been collecting ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News8 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

Sta. Cruz fire resulted to one fatality Manila Bulletin News

Sta. Cruz fire resulted to one fatality Manila Bulletin A 29-year-old woman perished after a fire broke out in a 10-story condominium along G. Masangkay Street in Tondo, Manila Thursday morning......»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: News12 hr. 10 min. ago Related News

20 dead, 60 burned in fire at leaking Mexico fuel pipeline

  MEXICO CITY --- A huge fire exploded at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least 20 people and badly burning 60 others as locals collected the spilling gasoline in buckets, officials said.   The leak was caused by fuel thieves illegally tapping the pipeline in a small town in the state of Hidalgo, about 62 miles (100 kilometers) north of Mexico City, according to state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex.   Video footage showed dozens of residents near the town of Tlahuelilpan gathered to collect spilled fuel in buckets, garbage cans and other vessels. Fuel was seen spouting dozens of feet into the air from the tap. Foota...Keep on reading: 20 dead, 60 burned in fire at leaking Mexico fuel pipeline.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 14 hr. 23 min. ago Related News

Mall resto catches fire

MALL goers momentarily panicked Thursday evening as smoke billowed from the chimney of a restaurant inside a mall in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. The fire at Rib Shack restaurant in the south wing portion of SM City Iloilo occurred at around 7:50 p.m. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Iloilo City declared fire out at 8:56 a.m. […] The post Mall resto catches fire appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: News22 hr. 36 min. ago Related News

Pacquiao-Broner fight referee has shaky reputation

The referee assigned to work WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao’s title defense against challenger Adrien Broner will carry some baggage into the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here tonight (tomorrow morning, Manila time)......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 18th, 2019Related News

Buboy wants shaven Broner

Buboy Fernandez wants Adrien Broner to show up either trimmed or completely shaven off when he steps into the ring to battle Manny Pacquiao in their World Boxing Association welterweight title fight this Saturday (Sunday in Manila) at the MGM Grand In Las Vegas. Fernandez, Pacquiao’s lead trainer, raised some serious concerns over Broner’s facial […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2019Related News

Oxford says no to additional Huawei funding

BEIJING, China – Oxford University has decided to forgo further funding from Chinese tech giant Huawei as scrutiny grows in Europe over the telecom company's relationship with the Beijing government. Huawei has been under fire in recent months with the arrests of a top executive in Canada and an employee in Poland , along with ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2019Related News

Japanese Cruise Ship arrival a big break for Iloilo City

ILOILO CITY is now 100 percent ready for the arrival of Japanese cruise ship MV Pacific Venus on January 26, 2019, in time for the Iloilo Dinagyang Festival. MV Pacific Venus with 183 meters in length will dock at Iloilo International Port, Loboc, Lapuz, Iloilo City in the morning of January 26 and will leave […] The post Japanese Cruise Ship arrival a big break for Iloilo City appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2019Related News

Fire hits QC hotel

A fire broke out at a hotel in Quezon City early Thursday morning. No guest was reported hurt. Fire hits QC hotel A fire broke out at a hotel in Quezon City early Thursday morning. No guest was reported hurt. Source link: Fire hits QC hotel.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jan 17th, 2019Related News

QRT: Panayam kay F/SInsp. Lucio Albaracin, Manila Fire District – Manila Video

QRT: Panayam kay F/SInsp. Lucio Albaracin, Manila Fire District – Manila Video.....»»

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Europe tennis match-fixing ring busted

PARIS — The crooked tennis players knew him as “Maestro.” To European investigators, the Armenian based in Belgium is emerging as the suspected ringleader of an organized gambling syndicate suspected of fixing hundreds of matches and paying off more than 100 players from around Europe. As Roger Federer and other stars at the top of […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2019Related News

One dead, two hurt in Recto fire

A person was killed while two others were injured in a fire that razed a residential area in Masangkay St., Recto, Manila on Thursday morning. The fire officials found the victim inside a comfort room of one of the units of the 10-storey residential building. The fire was raised to second alarm at 10:16 a.m. […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2019Related News

Brazil museum holds first exhibition since fire

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Brazil's historic National Museum on Wednesday, January 16, displayed fossils discovered in the Antarctic at an off-site venue in its first exhibition since the Rio-based institution was gutted by fire last year . Among the fossils on display at a sister museum – the Palace of the House ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2019Related News

Economy to Grow 6.8%-7.2% in 2019: FMIC, UA& P

The Philippine economic growth trajectory is expected to pick up this year, growing between 6.8 percent and 7.2 percent on an upturn in consumption spending amid improving inflation outlook, the First Metro Investments Corp. (FMIC) and the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) said Tuesday. UA&P economist Victor Abola said the projected economic expansion […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2019Related News

US assessment raises concerns over China attacking Taiwan

WASHINGTON --- Amid increasing tensions with Beijing, the Pentagon has released a new report that lays out US concerns about China's growing military might, underscoring worries about a possible attack against Taiwan. Speaking to reporters, a senior defense intelligence official said Tuesday that the key concern is that as China upgrades its military equipment and technology and reforms how it trains and develops troops, it becomes more confident in its ability to wage a regional conflict. And Beijing's leaders have made it clear that reasserting sovereignty over Taiwan is a top priority. The official added, however, that although China could easily fire missiles at Taiwan, it ...Keep on reading: US assessment raises concerns over China attacking Taiwan.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 16th, 2019Related News

Magnitude 5.7 quake shakes Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines--A 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Region at 6:49 p.m. Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the quake that occurred446 kilometers southeast of Sarangani province at a depth of 48 kilometers. Earlier, a strong magnitude 6 earthquake shook a large area of Mindanao at 4:03 a.m. Wednesday. The Philippines sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire" where continental plates collide causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity. RELATED STORY: 6.0-magnitude quake off Davao Oriental rocks Davao City...Keep on reading: Magnitude 5.7 quake shakes Mindanao.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 16th, 2019Related News

Japanese cruise ship to visit Iloilo City for Dinagyang Festival

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 16 (PIA) -- Japanese cruise ship "MV Pacific Venus" will arrive in Iloilo City on January 26, 2019, in time for the world-renowned Dinagyang Festival.In a media release, De.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2019Related News