Manny Pacquiao
HAVE BAT WILL STRIKE - Juanito V. Jabat   (The Freeman) - August 30, 2015 - 10:00am

Rep. Manny Pacquiao says he's finally retiring if he wins in his senatorial bid in 2016. He's running for senator? No kidding?

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Speaker Sonny Belmonte is right. Mar Roxas should look for a running mate other than Grace Poe who's been playing hard to get.

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Stories in the paper say it's hard for Mar Roxas to get Poe for his running mate because Poe herself is intending to run also for president and could be hunting for her own "ka-tandem."

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I have just seen a movie where the leading male star playing journalist braved the rampaging storm surge (tsunami proportion) to save his manual typewriter he had left in the house then being battered by the rampaging storm.

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He had me cheering in silence because I have a battered typewriter I still use and take very good care of. I am indebted to this typewriter of mine (an Underwood 310) that has been helping me in my journalistic work for the past 70 years.

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There are at least 10 richest Filipinos in Forbes list of the world's moneyed people. Noy Temiong, a fellow Octogen, wondered: "Of the richest Pinoys in the list how many can sing the Pambansang Awit. Or if they can't bisan recite na lang the lyrics."

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Our mutual friend Tonying asked Noy Tem to sing the Pambansang Awit or just recite the lyrics. He shook his head saying: "I'm not one of the 10 richest Pinoys we're talking about."

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A businessman from Davao tore up to bits a Manila newspaper column which compared his idol Davao City Mayor Duterte to Donald Trump. When asked why he tore up the column, he said: "Wa ko ganahi anang Trump." Later he said he didn't know if the column was in praise of Davao City Mayor Digong Duterte or an insult so to make sure which is which he decided to tear the column.

ALIGN CENTER DAVAO CITY MAYOR DIGONG DUTERTE DAVAO CITY MAYOR DUTERTE DONALD TRUMP GRACE POE MANNY PACQUIAO MAR ROXAS NOY TEM PAMBANSANG AWIT QUOT
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