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Boxer Pacquiao to fight Philippine election


Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has submitted his candidacy for the 2010 elections to congress.

Mr Pacquiao filed his candidacy in Alabel town in the southern province of Sarangani on Mindanao island.

This will be his second attempt to gain political office. He was defeated in the congressional election of 2007.


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