Manny Pacquiao Wants Floyd Mayweather Rematch


Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach hasn’t given up on a rematch against Floyd Mayweather and has told reporters that’s the bout the Filipino wants if he beats Jeff Horn.
Manny Pacquiao has claimed he has no interest in the upcoming fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, and has warned fans it will be a “very boring” evening, as he angles for his own rematch with the undefeated American.


Philippines says Duterte alive and well, amid health rumors

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is alive and well and experiencing no health problems, the government said on Tuesday, amid concerns about his disappearance from the public eye for unusually long periods this month.

Known for a busy schedule and lengthy speeches often several times a day, the 72-year-old Duterte’s low profile has fueled rumors he is in declining health and that the government is trying to keep that under wraps. He was last seen in public a week ago.
“First and foremost, he is alive and well, he is very well, he’s just busy doing what he needs to do,”, presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella told reporters.

Suicide attacker blew himself up in Makkah


#KSA: A suicide attacker, trapped by Saudi security forces in a house in Makkah Friday, blew himself up after refusing calls to surrender, a security spokesman said, while five suspects were arrested including a woman.
The suicide attacker and the other five were suspected of planning “a terrorist act” against the holy shrine in Makkah and Muslim worshippers, Mansour Al-Turki, the interior ministry spokesman said.
The suicide attacker was hiding in a house in Ajyad neighbourhood and was opening fire at the security forces, refusing all calls to turn himself in, he said, and then blew himself up after realising he had no other way to escape.
The exchange of fire injured six expatriates and five security personnel.
He said the security forces arrested five suspects including a woman. They were being interrogated.
This “terrorist group was positioned in three areas, one in Jeddah and two in Makkah,” he added.

KD1700 to keep parents in Kuwait, can’t sponsor children above 24 yrs


#Kuwait: Expatriates in Kuwait will have to pay up to KD1700 annually to keep their parents in the country.

= Under the new regulations a foreigner will have to pay KD200 for the residence of the parent.

= KD 600 for medical insurance if the father or mother is more than 75 years old.

= a foreigner will also have to pay KD50 to the health ministry bringing the total to up to KD850 per year for one parent.

= The medical insurance will be KD300 if the parent is less than 65 years old.

= Expatriates cannot stay in the country under family visa sponsored by their siblings if they are 24 years of age and above, they can transfer the residency to work visa if they want to avoid cancellation of their residency.

= Kuwaiti lawmakers have been pushing for imposing fees on foreigners for receiving free health and medical services provided by the state.