Manny Pacquiao will have a chance to avenge his controversial loss to undefeated American welterweight world champ Timothy Bradley in a big-money fight scheduled on April 12 in Las Vegas.
Apart from regaining the World Boxing Organization 147-pound title he lost in a split decision many believed he won handily, a Pacquiao victory over Bradley will catapult him back to the upper rungs of the world pound-for-pound rankings.
A joint declaration calling for global cooperation to fight terrorism was issued during the recently held Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders meeting in the Philippines.
“Economic growth, prosperity and opportunity are among the most powerful tools to address the root causes of terrorism and radicalization. We stress the urgent need for increased international cooperation and solidarity in the fight against terrorism,” according to the Leaders declaration.
U.S. President Barack Obama renewed Washington’s “rock solid commitment to the defense of the Philippines,” a long time ally, as he and President Benigno Aquino III vowed to halt further Chinese reclamation in disputed territories in the Southeast Asia region.
Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau addressed the issue regarding Canadian wastes dumped in the Philippines during a press conference at PICC at the closing of the recent APEC Leaders meeting.
“I know that this has exposed a problem that needs fixing within our legislation that we’re going to lean into and ensure happens,” Trudeau said, according to a report by Philippine Star.
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