You Were There (For Ernan)

Ernan died last October 22, 2012.  He would have turned 32 on January 15.  Ernan has always been special to me.  We shared so many things.  He was there in my successes and failures.  We shared the joys and pains in life despite living our own lives.  He was practically at my beck and call.  He never complained — he was just there for me.

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AUB breaches P1-billion mark in 3rd-quarter net income

AUB’s Top Honchos (from left to right) EVP Peanuts Agcaoili, SVP Will Rodriguez, President Abraham Co, Vice Chairman Ramon Sy, SVP Rojo Fernandez, SVP Jun Nazareno

Asia United Bank (AUB), one of the country’s most innovative banks, earned more than a billion pesos, raising its total profits in the first three quarters of the year to Php1.04 billion. This was 47.55 percent higher than the Php708 million in the same period last year. Continue reading

‘Be Man Enough, Own Up to What You Said,’ Pacquiao Tells Mayweathers, Golden Boy Execs

SARANGANI, PHILIPPINES—Instead of feeling compassionate in order to make the projected biggest fight in history happen soon, boxing’s pound-for-pound champion Manny Pacquiao became more incensed at Floyd Mayweather Jr., Floyd Sr. and executives from Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) for twisting facts and coming up with their own statements that intended to cover up the mess that they created and even blame it on himself.

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