latest news "Manny Pacquiao sworn in as Sarangani congressman"

06/29/2010 reports:

"MANILA, Philippines (UPDATE) - World champion boxer Manny Pacquiao was sworn in as congressman of Sarangani province on Monday, vowing to be even more effective in government than he is in the ring.

"Trading his gloves for a traditional barong, Pacquiao was among local officials who took their oaths of office in the capital of Sarangani province where he knocked out an entrenched political clan in the May 10 elections.

"'I will be more effective in politics than in boxing,' he told the crowd of 3,000 after the ceremonies."

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