Manila mayor is the third politician to declare a presidential bid for 2022 election, and is one of the leading candidates in opinion polls.
Pacquiao, Philippine boxing icon, who entered politics in 2010 as a congressman before being elected to the Senate, has long been expected to make a tilt for the country's highest office.
The eight-division boxing world champion, Manny Pacquiao, who is considering running for president next year, has sued Pastor Apollo Quiboloy after he accused him of embezzlement.
Meteorologists have marvelled at how quickly Chanthu morphed into a powerful storm after it first emerged as a depression on Monday in between Guam and the Philippines.
The defence agreement between Washington and Manila is a key component of their decades-long alliance and it is also seen as a bulwark against China's growing clout in the South China Sea.
The Philippines' national disaster agency said that about 15,000 people, most of them from areas prone to flooding in Manila and those in other low-lying provinces, had been moved into evacuation centres.
Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao, who is seen as a possible contender to succeed President Rodrigo Duterte in next year's election, was ousted as ruling party leader after a row with Duterte.
The C-130 Hercules transport plane was carrying 96 people, mostly fresh army graduates, when it overshot the runway last week while trying to land on Jolo island in the southern Sulu province.
The C-130 Hercules transport plane was carrying 96 people, most of them recent army graduates, when it overshot the runway while trying to land on Jolo island in Sulu province.
Military's C-130 plane crashes in southern Sulu province, leaving 42 military personnel dead, 3 civilians killed and 5 military personnel unaccounted for, officials say.
Haiti and South Sudan were also placed on a “grey list” of countries under increased monitoring to counter money laundering and terrorist financing, while Ghana was removed from the list.
Aquino, who was succeeded by President Rodrigo Duterte, waged an anti-corruption agenda during his term and ushered in key economic reforms.
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