Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao fights Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios in his return to the ring after a shocking 6th round knockout at the hands of Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand Garden Arena last December 8. Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz told the Manila Standard “the deal is done. It will be Rios”, the fighter Koncz himself preferred over the other contender, Mike “Mile High” Alvarado. Rios’ manager Cameron Dunkin told us after an earlier meeting with Koncz and Top Rank president Todd duBeof that the negotiations were stalled since he felt a $3 million offer for Rios was too little.
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REYFORT TV LAUNCHES NEW SHOW LINEUP FOR 2013
In a well-attended and glitzy event held on May 5, 2013 at the Reyfort Studio in Surrey, Reyfort TV formally launched its new shows for 2013: Balitang Vancouver, Ed & Salve, EveRIAthing, Kuwentong OFW and Simply The Best: The Luisa Marshall Show. Hosted by stunners Debbie Arkoncel and Winnie Chan, the new shows and their talented hosts were presented to an audience composed of business leaders, politicians, and community leaders.
Pinoy teen making his mark in golf
A promising young golfer continues to wax hot as he racks up string of achievements in the opening salvo of 2013. Diego San Pedro started the year with a bang after being crowned champion in the 2013 Capilano Junior Invitational Championship held last March, where he shot a -4 to finish first. Recently he surpassed his own score after firing a respectable - 1 to pocket the second place in a tournament held at Marine Drive in Vancouver.
eveRIAthing premiers this May on RFTV
She was talking non-stop at 2 years old even impressing adults in the US with her wide vocabulary. She started reading newspaper headlines at three. At four years old, she started taking piano lessons and sang in public for the very first time with an impromptu song that she made up right on the stage – no preparations. Now 15 years old, Teen Phenom Ria Jade is a multi-talented singer/songwriter/musician/actress who plays both the piano and the guitar, writes poetry and novels, dances, paints, edits videos, creates graphic art, and is a very spontaneous and eloquent host.
Harper Government announces new measures to crack down on international tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance
Ottawa, Ontario, May 8, 2013... The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue and Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and the Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism), today announced new measures to combat international tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance, including a $30- millioninvestment by the Harper Government and the creation of a dedicated team to implement measures from Economic Action Plan 2013.