CONRAD M. CARIÑO

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It looks like Manny Pacquiao won’t quit the ring soon enough, and news of him angling for a fight against former World Boxing Organization (WBO) light welterweight (140 pounds) champion Mike Alvarado and current World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight (147 pounds) champion Lucas Matthysse shows that the Filipino is still…

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Farm machines developed by the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization garnered awards last year for having real-world applications, especially for areas where small landholdings ares predominant. “The efficiency and availability of milling machines for rice and corn in every locality is vital to achieve food self-sufficiency and security…

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When Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao were still very active, their inclusion in the Top 2 or 3 of The Ring pound-for-pound (P4P) ranking did not invite much debate since they were the finest boxers of their era. The Ring has so far remained a respected institution in boxing,…

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News that Jerwin Ancajas will have to fight compatriot Jonas Sultan in a world title bout that the International Boxing Federation (IBF) is mandating is definitely not good news to Filipino fight fans, because Filipinos squaring off at the championship or elite level is taboo or not a tradition. I…

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Residues of insecticides used by egg-plant farmers have serious consequences on human health and the environment, which is an issue that the new Bt eggplant can address by cutting down pesticide spraying. Farmers and member of their families who plant conventional eggplant varieties for many years have been exposed to…

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There is still this view that the first bout between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez was a “robbery” since the fighter from Kazakhstan was ahead in the unofficial cards of the fight. But the fight was declared a draw, which was bad for boxing the sport, but very good for…

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A local company is offering organic solutions for companies exporting tropical fruits, which in the long term will help the country improve the quality of its fresh farm products that are shipped abroad. Eco-Anzen Corp. based in Davao City is currently marketing the use of biocontrol agents (BCAs) and microbial…

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To some or a few observers, a fight between Manny Pacquiao and Vasyl Lomachenko does not make sense. But to me, this marquee fight is what boxing needs today! My column “Marquee fight or freak show” published on December 7, 2016 discussed how weight issues could potentially derail the matchup…

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Toward the end of last year, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Sugar Ray Leonard traded barbs over who among them is the better or greater boxer. It started with Leonard questioning why Mayweather would call himself the greatest when he said a few years ago that Leonard was the greatest he…

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It’s official—our very own Nonito Donaire Jr. will face Carl Frampton of Ireland in Belfast on April 21. Donaire (38-4 with 24 knockouts) is coming off a 12-round decision win over Ruben Garcia Hernandez (22-3-1 with 9 KOs) in September while Frampton (24-1 with 14 KOs) also decisioned Horacio Garcia…

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