Category Archives: Mahathir

Duterte on Pacquiao: “not just a public servant but one of the greatest boxers of all time”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 15 July) -– Boxing icon and public servant Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao won Sunday’s “Fight of the Champions” in Kuala Lumpur, with President Rodrigo Duterte and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at the ringside. In a statement, Duterte said the Filipino boxer and politician gave the country pride and brought the Filipino nation […]

Duterte and Mahathir

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad (left) and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte emerge from the suite room where they were holed up after the sensational knockout victory of Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao over Argentinian Lucas Matthysse held at the Axiata Arena here in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, 15 July 2015. They fielded questions from the […]

Duterte at Pacquiao fight ringside; Mahathir invited

KUALA LUMPUR (MindaNews / 15 July) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is among the very important personalities who will be at the ringside when Manny Pacquiao, a senator in his home country, tries to wrest the World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight crown from Argentinian champion Lucas Matthysse on Sunday. Fight time is around 11:15 a.m. […]

Duterte to talk to Mahathir on plans to send Maute surrenderers to  Malaysia to study agri

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 May) — President Rodrigo Duterte will talk to newly-elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad about his plan to send surrenderers of the Islamic State-inspired Maute Group to study agriculture in Malaysia. Duterte said during the presentation of surrendered firearms and distribution of assistance to Maute Group surrenderers at the […]