Monday, April 19, 2010

Manny Pacquiao in Dubai UAE

The current pound-for-pound king in the world could not make it to the 'The Philippines vs. The Rest of the World' Dubai boxing event due to the fast-approaching May 10 elections. He was invited by the Dubai-based KO Promotions to grace the card.

The coming card features top ALA Gym fighters including Bohol's Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista and Milan Melindo, according to an updated report from Cebu City.

Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao won't be going to Dubai as a guest of honor in the upcoming "Philippines vs. The Rest of the World" boxing event on April 23 at The Lodge.

Pacquiao, the current World Boxing Organization welterweight champion, was invited by Dubai-based promotional outfit KO Promotions to attend the event. However, the 31-year-old pound for-pound king chose to skip the event because he is busy campaigning for a congressional seat in the May 10 Philippine polls.

Pinoy Boxer Donito Donaire Jr vs Vic Darchinyan

Bohol's ring sensation - Nonito Donaire, Jr. has been warned by boxing  observers and fans here not to be over-confident in his coming grudge return bout with co-world champion Vic Darchinyan. The camp of Donaire Jr. has accepted the challenge of Darchinyan.

Despite the fact that no deal for the fight date has been sealed, WBC and WBA superflyweight champion Vic Darchinyan of Australia has continued with his verbal assaults against the man who handed him his only knockout loss, Nonito Donaire Jr., of the Philippines.  
Donaire (23-1,15 KOs) used a single left hook to the jaw in the fifth round to snatch Darchinyan's IBF flyweight crown in Connecticut three years ago. Connecticut three years ago. That fight was voted the 2007 Knockout and Upset of the Year and launched the Filipino Flash to boxing stardom. Donaire (34-2-1, 27 KOs) has vowed to destroy Donaire. For the past two years he has been ripping the Filipino in various interviews saying that "If I meet him again, I'm gonna break him," "He knows he got lucky and he wants nothing to do with fighting me" and that Donaire should be "taking a new job."

The rematch has been set on Aug. 7 at the at the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles.

Korea and Bohol Philippines Business

Korean partners fueled up Gov. Erico Aumentado's bandwagon of development that grooms northeast Bohol as the multi-industry capital of the province or even the region.

The multi-industry cluster team of the Korean embassy came last Friday with officials of the Department of Science and Technology to check the status of the ongoing land preparation at the special economic zone in Talibon.

Man Hwan Park was, country representative of the Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) of the Korea Export-Import Bank (Eximbank), came earlier on April 12 to relay the Korean government's full commitment to Bohol's progress during the birthday bash of Constantino Reyes- -runningmate of Ubay Mayor Eutiquio Bernales.

Park assured that the Korean government will pour multi-billion-peso projects to the second district under the multi-indutry cluster concept.
Philippines and Korea had signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the establishment of a multi-indutry cluster in May last this year during the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between the two countries. - Bohol Chronicle