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How to Clean a Dying Laptop Cooling Fan as Good as new?

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Just when you thought that your laptop cooling fan services is finally done, think again, there are many ways on how to revive the performance of your laptop cooling fan as good as new by this simple tip that I learned.

In my own experience, when I heard some strange noises coming out my laptop cooling fan, as it something scratching noise? At first I ignore it, but when I noticed that my laptop is not performing the same way as it used to be, it started to hang, overheating and automatically shutting down then I decided to consult a computer technician.

The computer technician that I consulted said that my laptop abnormal performance is caused by the laptop fan abnormal function? He said that it should be replaced by a new laptop fan, but it will take a week before it can replace because the parts will be ordered first. I ask him how much it will cost? He charges me a fortune that I decided not to fall on his over pricing fee.

At home, I decided to research on the internet on how to fix a laptop fan. I followed some tutorials and watch some YouTube tutorials on how to clean the fan. Then I come with this solution, it might be a risk for people who don’t know about computer, but for me, no matter what happen, if I fixed it good for me? If not, sorry after all the laptop is mine, and no one is to blame on me.

Here’s How To Do It:

1. The hardest part is to disassemble all the laptop parts, removing the hard disk, memory, LCD or              LED, keyboard and CD Rom.
2. Unscrew everything so that you can remove the top cover of the laptop.
3. When the top cover was removed, locate the fan, sometime you need to unscrew the motherboard in       order to unscrew the fan.
4. After removing the fan, clean it using WD-40 and remove the propellers until the motor is seen.             Lubricate some motor oil in the middle of the motor where the propeller is attached.
5. Then attached the fan on the motherboard and test it if it run smoothly.
6. Do not put all together the parts of the laptop for testing the fan, just put the parts where the power is     located to be able to turn on the fan.
7. If the fan is now running normal, that’s the time to put all together the necessary parts.
8. Remember do not forget about how you disassemble your laptop, if your memory is not that sharp,       try to record it. In order to put the right screw and parts.

This is my simple tips on how to repair my noisy laptop fan, hope it helps to those laptop owners who also encountered the same thing? Try to clean at first sometimes it’s just a simple, clean to solve everything.

Cavs beat Warriors in a thrilling End Game of Christmas Day Special

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NBA – The most awaited match up of the defending Champion Cleveland Cavaliers and the 2014-2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors finally happen on Christmas Day (US Time).

NBA fans and sports analyst may have the chance to see what could be the first glimpse of an NBA Finals rematch between the Cavaliers and GSW for the 3rd consecutive time.

Despite it’s only a 1 game in the regular season it seems that it’s already a playoff game between these two teams that desperate to win the game, but this time the home town team Cleveland Cavaliers own the Warriors winning 4 of their last meetings dating back in 2015 – 2016 NBA Finals where the Cavs won their first ever NBA Champion and now this Christmas game win for the Cavs.

The Warriors new addition from the team during the free agency Kevin Durant, a former MVP and one of the most prolific scorer of the league still not enough to beat the defending champion. Durant scores a game high 36 points, 15 rebounds and 3 assists, but failed to save the warriors from losing the game after tumbling down the floor in the dying seconds of the game.

LeBron James scores a team high 31 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assist and Kyrie Irving scores 25 points, 6 rebounds and 11 assist to lead their team from rolling back in the 4th quarter despite being down by 14 points early in the 4th quarter.

Cavaliers regain their 1st lead in the second half after a made dunk by LeBron James and plus a foul 105 – 103,

Meanwhile, Draymond Green made a basket to tie the game 105 - 105 while Stephen Curry made a three ball to regain the game lead for the Warriors 108 – 105 for the last time.

Kyrie Irving, scores the last 4 points of the Cavaliers do what he did in Game 7 of the NBA Finals as he made the two clutch basket that give the Cavaliers 109 -108 win over archrival GSW.

PAGASA Weather Bureau Raises Storm Signals of “Typhoon NINA”

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Philippines – Typhoon Nina or Nock-Ten intensify further as it reaches the province of Catanduanes, public storm warning signals already raised in some provinces that will be directly affected by the said typhoon.

According to local weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) in its 5:00 AM, 25 December 2016 weather bulletin, the typhoon was located at 250 km East of Virac, Catanduanes (13.6 °N, 126.5 °E).

The typhoon carries a Maximum sustained winds of 175 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 215 kph and moving west at 15 kph.

The forecast track of PAGASA said that the typhoon will travel the provinces of Catanduanes after making a landfall around Sunday (Dec. 25) afternoon or evening, the typhoon will also cross the Calabarzon area and Camarines Provinces. Manila and other provinces in the area around within the 500 km diameter of the typhoon is expected to experience moderate to heavy rainfalls.

PAGASA also warned that a possible storm surge in coastal areas in Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte and Catanduanes

Here are the list of Provinces under warning signals:

Signal #3 - (Winds of 121 -170 kph is expected in at least 18 hrs)

Catanduanes, Albay and Camarines Sur

Signal #2 – (Winds of 61-120kph expected in 24 hrs)

Southern Quezon Camarines Norte, Masbate including Ticao and Burias Island, and Sorsogon

Northern Samar

Signal #1 – (Winds of 30-60kph expected in 36 hrs)

Metro Manila, Bataan, Southern Zambales, Pampanga, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, the rest of Quezon including Polillo Island, Aurora, Romblon, Marinduque, Occidental Mindoro including Lubang Island and Oriental Mindoro

Aklan, Capiz, Samar, Eastern Samar, Biliran, Leyte and Bantayan Island

The public must be prepare and be aware of the incoming typhoon despite having a good weather as of today "Christmas Day".
source: PAGASA

Bad Weather on Christmas Day!

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Philippines – A severe tropical storm name “Nina” with international name “Nock-ten” is now fast approaching the country and expected to make a landfall on the Bicol Region on December 25, 2016 “Christmas Day”.

The public must be aware of the bad weather while celebrating the Christmas Day with their families and friends.

Read Also: How To Track Philippines Typhoon 

According to the countries very own weather bureau, The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the tropical storm “Nina” has already entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and as of 10 am Friday, the storm was located at 790 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, moving West Northwest at 25 km/h with a maximum sustained winds of up to 105 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 130 km/h.

The track of the tropical storm is most likely targeting the southern part of Luzon, Northern part of Luzon and Eastern Visayas and even in Manila where a lot of people might be celebrating their Christmas Day in the country's capital region.

As of now, PAGASA has not yet raised any public storm warning signal in any area of the country, but expected later on their next weather bulletin that they could raise some public warning signals in some occasional province where the storm is past approaching.

Meanwhile, Hawaii, based weather bureau Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTCW) also have the same similarity of the direction of the tropical storm where the weather disturbance is more likely to hit the Southern and Northern part of Luzon.

For the latest weather updates, kindly monitored the latest updates of PAGASA on TV and radio announcement as well in social media.

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LeBron James Moves Up In NBA Scoring List Surpassing Moses Malone

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NBA – Before the Cleveland Cavaliers and Milwaukee Bucks tiff off game in BMO Harris Bradley Center. LeBron James is currently 9th in NBA Scoring List with 27,408 career points and he is 1 point of tying and 2 points away of surpassing Moses Malone, who is currently 8th in NBA Scoring List with 27,409 career points.

With 9:15 in the 1st quarter of the game, LeBron James grab an offensive rebound after a missed shot by his team mates and made a lay up to surpass the Hall of Famer and 3 time NBA MVP Moses Malone to move up in the 8th position in NBA All-time Scoring List.

James, is now trailing his former team mate in Cleveland during the 2009 -2010 NBA Season. The Hall of Famer, 4 time NBA Champion and former NBA MVP Shaquille O’Neal. O’Neal is currently in 7th place with 28,596 career points with 1000 plus points away from now 8th placed LeBron James.

If LeBron James, continue to averaged 25 points per game? he will likely to pass Shaquille O’Neal by the end of this 2016-2017 NBA Regular Season and with 57 games more to play including their game tonight against the Milwaukee Bucks and assuming that James will play all the remaining games of the season which we all no that it will not happen but still James have the big possibility of surpassing Shaquille O’Neal.

James will only need to maintain his averaged points of 25 pts. a game or better to add 1,425 points in 57 games? by the end of this regular season plus his current career points as of this today December 20, 2016 (US Time) he is more likely to have a grand total of 28,834 NBA All-time Career Points. Enough to grab the 7th place of NBA All –time Scoring List.

LTO Announces the Distribution of Driver’s License Card for Old Applicant’s Starting Today!

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Good news for all drivers licensees that still awaits their driver’s license card from the Land Transportation Office (LTO), the agency announces that starting today, Monday December 19, 2016, all driver’s license applicants that applied from January 2 to October 15, 2016, can now pick their long time awaited driver’s license card at LTO Offices where they applied for.

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According to the notification of the Land Transportation Office (LTO), starting today they will distribute almost 3 million backlog or plastic cards that has never been given to the already paid applicant since January of this year.

The LTO Chief Edgar Galvante, explain that the agency has done a way to orderly distribute the almost three million backlog in LTO plastic cards since January 2016, which 700,000 of license applicants are from Metro Manila.

The LTO Chief also clarified that the already paid applicants who long awaited for their driver’s license card will not give or pay any extra charge once they pick up their license card.

How and when the problem starts?

The problem of distribution of driver’s license card has become a major problem for Land Transportation Office (LTO), which begin in the past administration. it is remembered that in 2013, the Commission on Audit stop the LTO from paying their card supplier because of contract problem.

The Duterte administration, trying to resolve the problem in Land Transportation Office (LTO), as it promised by President Duterte in his first State of the Nation Address (SONA)

Aside from driver’s license card delayed distribution, license plate distribution is also a major big problem for the agency that until now, many motor vehicle owner has not yet received their new license plates.

By this LTO new progress, hopeful applicants can now feel the ease and comfort in applying for driver’s licenses that they will never ever experience the long waiting and the burden of keeping back to LTO Offices to follow up for the license card that old applicant experience.

Take Note:
To claim your driver's license card, don't forget to bring the official receipt at the time of applications and avoid fixers.

James Yap and Paul Lee Both Facing Their Former Team after Their Blockbuster Trade

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PBA – The most awaited and one of the most exciting game that PBA fans want to see is the face off of Rain or Shine Elasto Painter and Star Hotshots. Both team was recently involved in a blockbuster trade between their franchise players that lead to a shocking reaction of many Philippine basketball fans.

On October 13, 2016, the PBA 2x MVP and Star Hotshots franchise player James Yap was traded to Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in exchange for a ROS franchise player and point guard Paul Lee.

The trade was unforeseen especially for James Yap who leads the team under the name of San Mig Super Coffee Mixers to a grand slam champion in 2013-2014 PBA Season and has won a total of 7 championship under the Purefoods franchise.

Star Hotshots former teammate and friend Marc Pingris saddened by the news of Yap being traded. He thought that he, James and Peter Simon will retire together under Purefoods franchise. Pingris also provided some advice to James Yap departure.

While Paul Lee, a superstar of his own is also the heart and soul of ROS, his departure with ROS is not also anticipated.

Currently, James Yap is playing a great game with ROS, their team is currently tied in 1st place in PBA Standing with 3 wins and 1 loss, James was recently named Best Player of the Game in their last game after scoring 15 points against Black water Elite.

Paul Lee, is also making his way as the new franchise player of Star Hotshots, their team has won their last two games and currently have 2 wins and 2 loss. Lee, was recently named as PBA Player of the Week.

Tomorrow, December 18, 2016, Rain or Shine faces off Star Hotshots at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in the first games. It's James Yap vs Star Hotshots and Paul Lee vs Rain or Shine.

NBA Superstar LeBron James Name as SI Sportsperson of the Year

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Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James and perhaps still the most popular and most watched basketball superstar in the NBA, was once again name by an American sports media “Sports Illustrated” as the “2016 SI Sportsperson of the Year”.

The prestigious award was the second time around that LeBron James received from the SI sports magazine. James leads the Cavaliers in winning the 2016-2017 NBA Champion and Finals MVP.

This year Sports Illustrated (SI), value the hard working and leadership of LeBron James by leading his team Cleveland Cavaliers into back to back NBA Finals appearance and by leading the Cavaliers for their first ever NBA Championship is ending a 52 year drought of any major sports in Cleveland history.

The Cavaliers won Game 7 of the NBA Finals after trailing 1 -3 against the defending champion Golden State Warriors, the Cavs won Game 3 and eventually won three straight games, Game 5, Game 6 and Game 7 to make history as the first ever team in NBA to ever come back from 1-3 deficit.

In 2012, LeBron James was name the “2012 SI Sportsperson of the Year”, after winning his first ever NBA Championship with the Miami Heat, he was named Finals MVP, NBA MVP for the 3rd time and also won a gold medal as a member of 2012 USA Olympic Gold Medalist. 

James is one of only two players in NBA history to win the NBA MVP, NBA Champion, Finals MVP and Olympic Gold and be featured in Sports Illustrated in the same year the other guy was Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls who did it in 1991.

For the last ten years SI featured the most influential athlete in every sport, in Basketball there are only two players that made on the list for the last ten years. In 2006, Dwyane Wade featured by SI after the Miami Heat won their first ever NBA Championship and Wade was named NBA Finals MVP. LeBron James made it in the list in 2012 and 2016.

DICK’S Sporting Goods Jersey Report

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DICK'S Sporting Goods for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

DICK’S Sporting Goods is the largest sporting goods retailer that offers authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. DICK’S also sells the latest NFL jerseys where fans can showcase their favorite NFL Jerseys across the country while all the sales are aggregated into Jersey reports.

DICK’S Sporting Goods also show data of who’s ranking in the best-selling NFL Jersey. Rookie Carson Wentz of Philadelphia Eagles leads the best-selling NFL Jersey, according to the latest data in NFL Jersey Reports.

The American football quarterback Jersey #11 Carson Wentz of Philadelphia Eagles, was one of NFL most popular athlete in today’s football league. He was draft in 2016 in round one and was pick second by the Philadelphia Eagles. Despite being a rookie, Carson Wentz earn popularity in the league gaining many fans that lead him to be the most popular NFL Jersey.

According to DICK’S Sporting Goods Jersey Reports, Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks Jersey # 11 Carson Wentz ranked 1st on this week Top 10 Jersey Report. He also leads in ranking when it comes to Jersey Reports for the last 30 days and Jersey Reports for this season as a new entry. Carson Wentz ranks 1st on the Top 10 list, Offensive and Rookies categories. While Jersey # 58 Von Miller of Denver Broncos, ranked 1st in defensive categories for this week Top 10 list, as well also for the last 30 days list and last season list.

Players that have risen significantly on this week Top 10 Jersey Report is Dallas Cowboys Dak Prescot ranking 2nd in Offensive and Rookies categories, while New England Patriots Tom Brady ranked 2nd in the Top 10 list as well in Offensive categories for the last 30 days and New England Patriots Tom Brady ranks 2nd in the Top 10 list as well in Offensive categories for the last 30 days. For the season,
Meanwhile, Dallas Cowboys leads all team for the best-selling Jersey in this week list and for the last 30 days Jersey Reports while the New England Patriots ranked 1st this season compared to last season ranking at 2nd.

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How to Set Online Passport Appointment with DFA and Its Requirements

Philippines – Here in the country, Philippine passport is one of those important requirements or documents that a Filipino citizen must have, especially for those people who wants to work abroad the (Overseas Filipino Workers). 

Aside from working abroad, Filipino travelers also requires to have a passport to visit the beauty of some neighboring country to have fun and relaxing and lastly, aside from working abroad or travelling abroad, passport can also be used as a personal identification in having transaction in any government agencies in the country. 

Now that we know the purpose of having a Philippine passport, how can we get one? In the old days, getting a passport is uncomfortable and tiring. Applicants must apply personally in any DFA Branches situated in some provinces and it takes for almost a whole day to complete the applications.

But in today’s modern technology and with the help of the Internet, applicants can now browse the internet to set an appointment in any DFA accredited appointment system, preparing the applicants as much as possible all the requirements needed before they're personally come to any DFA Branches where they set their appointment.

Here’s How To Set DFA Appointment System:

1. Log on to their website

2. Click “Schedule an Appointment”. Under that page check the Terms and Conditions and proceed to start appointment.

3. Fill up the application form correctly on the “Site Location” that you want to set your appointment.

4. Set the “Date and Time” for your appointment.

5. Fill up your “Personal Information”.

6. Fill up your “Family Information”.

7. Fill up the “application Information”. On the application type indicate if it’s new passport application or renewal?

8. Fill up your “Contact Information”.

9. Review your information before confirming it?

After completing all the necessary details needed in DFA appointment system, check your email and look for an email sent by DFA Passport Appointment System:

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Important Reminders:

1. Confirm your chosen appointment within 72 hours.
2. Print your application form.
3. Bring your application form on the date of appointment chosen.
4. Do not sign the application yet.
5. Bring NSO/PSA Birth Certificates for proof of Philippine citizenship.
6. For married woman, bring Marriage Contract (MC) in Security Paper (SECPA) issued by the Philippines statistics authority(PSA) formerly known as (NSO)

Cavs Beat Heat 114 – 84, LBJ Moves Up in NBA All-time Scoring List

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NBA – Cleveland Cavaliers started the night with old school uniform from the 80’s wearing the orange and white NBA Jersey. 

The Cavaliers dominated the visiting short-handed Miami Heat 114 – 84 at the Quickens Loan’s Arena. Kevin Love had a double-double game, leads all scorer with 28 pts. and 15 rebounds, LeBron James scores 27 pts. with 8 rebounds and 8 assist while Kyrie Irving scores 23 points 1 rebound and 3 assist.

Photo Credits To: Cleveland .com

The Cavs big three (Love, James and Irving) made history as the second trio in franchise history to scores at least 20 points or more in three consecutive games since 1972.

The win also improve the Cavs standing to 16 wins and 5 loss holding the best record in the Eastern Conference. Tomorrow the team will be facing the visiting Charlotte Hornets to try to complete a 4 -0 wins this week. This week, Cavaliers already beat Toronto Raptors and New York Knicks away at home while today the Miami Heat at home.

Meanwhile, LeBron James surpassed Elvin Hayes in NBA All-time scoring after scoring 27 points against the Heat. James made a lay up early in the fourth quarter to claim the 9th spot with 27,315 total career points. Moses Malone is the next man in line with 27,409 career points, less than 100 pts away to LeBron James to claim the 8th spot in NBA All-time scoring list.

If James continue to average 23 pts or more? He will surpass Moses Malone in the next four or five games? By the end of this 2016 – 2017 NBA Season, there’s a big possibility that LBJ will also surpass the “Big Diesel” Shaquille O’neal who currently hold the 7th spot of NBA All-time scoring list with 28,596 career points, but James must continue to scores at least 23 points per game to surpass?

Restoring Death Penalty Approved By the House Committee

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Philippines – Lawmakers at the House of the Representative push to restore the highest penalty to a crime committed by a person such as heinous crimes will be sentence by death.

Chairman of the House justice committee's Rep. Reynaldo Umali approved the bill to reinstate “Death Penalty” in the country and is set to raise in the plenary of the House to debate and pass on second and third reading.

The decision of the committee was based on voting where 12 congressmen voted to reinstate the death penalty in the country, 6 are against on reinstating the bill and one who abstain or did not vote.

In the Sub-committee report # 2, the report says not the only the people involved in illegal drugs will be promoted to the death penalty, but the will of heinous crimes which 12 voted in favor and 5 against.

For now though the House Justice Committee already pass the bill it will take time to have more discussion or debate to take place before eventually to restore the highest punishment for a criminal who has committed of a heinous crimes.

However, if the bill was successfully passed into a law, all heinous crime will be sentence to death by means of hanging, lethal injection or even firing squad.

Through history, Death Penalty has been on and off law in the country, the last time it was implemented was at the time of then Pres. Fidel V. Ramos and was carried out at the time of then Pres. Joseph E, Estrada

But the following President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is against of the capital punishment and was later suspended on 15 April 2006.

Meanwhile, the last man who was sentence to death penalty by means of lethal injection was Leo Echegaray on February 5, 1999. Echegaray was accused of the April 1994 rape of his 10-year-old stepdaughter.

VP Robredo, Step Down as HUDCC Chairperson

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Philippines – On December 5, 2016 the second highest elected officials of the country, Vice President Leni Robredo submitted a resignation letter as a member of the cabinet of President Rodrigo Duterte. 

She vacated the cabinet position as Chairperson of Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) where Pres. Duterte appointed her.

According to the vice president itself, she decided to resign because she think that she cannot perform her duties as HUDCC secretary, if she cannot allowed to attend in any Cabinet meeting? 

Last Saturday, VP Robredo received a text message from Cabinet Se­cretary Jun Evasco Jr, relaying a message from President Duterte’s instruction through Bong GO that VP Robredo can no longer attend any cabinet meeting starting December 5, 2016.

The vice president suspicions of not allowing to attend the cabinet meeting is that her differences with the president on what is happening to the countries might lead to it?

Such as her against in Extra Judicial Killing, her bold protest on Marcos burial at the Heroes Cemetery (LNMB) and the rumors of her being removed as vice president of the country where the alleged true winner Bongbong Marcos will relieved her as the true vice president of the country?

The VP also send a clear message to the Filipino People that she is ready to lead the opposition to continue to fight for what is right and to oppose the policies of Pres. Duterte where she think is not right? 

VP Robredo, is known to be a political allies of the Aquino’s administration or LP. A known political rivalry of Pres. Duterte where he fought Mar Roxas for Presidency?

The resignation of VP Robredo, or the firing of VP Robredo from the Duterte’s Cabinet is might be another political strategy for both sides?

Cavaliers Falls down Three Straight Game

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NBA – Cleveland Cavaliers has loss their last three games, two on the road and one in their home court but remain the top seat in the Eastern Conference with 13 wins and 5 loss.

Last week the Cavaliers wins three straight game after dominating their opponent, shooting an impressive performance beyond the three point area especially Kevin Love who found his stroke and later that week he was name East Best Player of the Week.

This week it’s the opposite side from last week domination, the Cavaliers loss their last three games two on a blown out loss against Milwaukee Bucks (L 101-118) on Nov. 29 and to LA Clippers (L 94-113) on Dec. 1 while a closed game loss to Chicago Bulls (L 105-111) on Dec. 2.

The unexpected losses by the Cavaliers stop their momentum of pulling away from the rest of the teams in the East putting the team in a tied position with Toronto Raptors for most wins with 13 wins while still having the less loss to put them at the top of the East NBA Standing compared to Raptors 6 loss to put them in solo second spot of the standing.

The Cavaliers losses did not stop them from receiving some individual awards, On Dec. 1, LeBron James was name KIA East Player of the Month averaging of 23.5 points, 9.3 assists and 8.1 rebounds while Russell Westbrook of Oklahoma City Thunder name the KIA West Player of the Month averaging of 31.2 points, 11.3 assists and 10.5 rebounds

Meanwhile, Cleveland Coach Tyronn Lue, name for the first time of his career as NBA Eastern Coach of the Month while Steve Kerr of Golden State Warriors name as the NBA Western Coach of the Month.

The Cavaliers are off for several days and will be facing Toronto Raptors on December 5 in their return.

How to Get the New and Improved Postal ID’s and its Requirements

Postal ID is a government ID issued by a government agency called Philippine Postal Corporation or otherwise known as PHLPOST. It is the easiest and the fastest government ID’s issued in the country.

Filipino living in the Philippines are all eligible in getting Postal ID, as well for those Filipino people living in abroad but were in the country at the time of their application can get Posta ID and even foreigners residing in the country for 6 months and above can also avail the said ID.

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Nowadays, PHLPOST release their new and improved Postal ID, having more additional security features, simpler and more reliable. A unique biometrics is also implemented to fully guarantee individual’s identity.

Postal ID can also be used as a substitute Identification in any government transactions in case you don’t have ID’s like Unified Multi-purpose ID card, Driver’s license, NSO Birth Certificates, NBI Clearance, Philippine Passports and others. All of these mention ID’s are all major valid ID’s in the country as well as the Postal ID.

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Here’s How to Get Postal ID:

1. 2 copies of duly accomplished application form (download it here).

2. Proof of Identity.
Bring any one of the following (NSO Birth Certificates, Phil. Passport, driver’s license, GSIS or UMID SSS card and others). Valid ID’s must be 6 months or above before expiration and for married woman, kindly bring marriage certificates to validate change of name.

3. Proof of Address.
Go to the nearest Barangay Hall in your area to apply Barangay Certificates as proof of your residency or bring any utility bills showing your name and address such as Meralco bills, Water Bills, Internet Bills and others.

4. If all requirements are complete? Go to the nearest Post Office in your area for the screening of all your documents, afterwards, you may now go to the nearest ID Capture Stations for photo capturing, fingerprints and signature. (Locate the nearest Postal ID Capturing Site here).

5. Payments.
Go to the PHLPOST teller to pay the application fee. (Postal ID cost Php. 504.00, this includes Postal ID card plus delivery and 12% vat.)

After completing all the process, just wait for a mail carrier to deliver your Postal ID to your doorsteps.

Take note: Postal ID Delivery:

Metro Manila – approximately 15 working days from the day of application.
Other major Cities and Municipalities – approximately 20 working days from the day of application
Island provinces and remote Barangays – approximately 30 working days from the day of application.
source: PHLPOST

Cavs Forward Kevin Love Name East Player of the Week

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For the period of November 21 to 27, Eastern Conference Player of the Week was awarded to Cleveland Cavaliers forward not LeBron James nor Kyrie Irving but its Kevin Love.

Love was named as the East Player of the Week, His very first in a Cavs uniform while his third total while still playing with the Minnesota Timberwolves. While, Kevin Durant of Golden State Warriors was named the West Player of the Week.

Kevin Love, found his stroke outside the 3 point area for the last 3 games where he led the Cavaliers to win all three of their last game to improve their standing to 13 wins and 2 loss. Love averages this week at 30.7 points to go with 9.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.3 steals.

On November 3, Kevin Love posted a season high 40 points and hit 8 out of 12 three point shot the best performance as far by Love as part of the cavaliers.

Love 34 points against Portland made an NBA history to be the first player to score the highest point in the 1st quarter, but only second to Klay Thompson for the most points in a single quarter of 37 points.

On November 5 against Dallas Mavericks, Love scores 27 points while hitting 7 out 0f 9 three point shots.

On November 27 against Philadelphia, Love scores 25 points, 11 rebounds.

The last three games of Kevin Love show that the man we know from Minnesota Timberwolves is finally showing in Cleveland? Is Love for real? If yes, then the cavaliers are tough to beat whether their opponent is from West, where they say the best team are there including the GSW.

If Love, continue to play well, he might have the chance to be voted by fans in the upcoming All-Star Game, where he might join fellow teammates LeBron James and Kyrie Irving representing the East.

How to Report Corrupt Official’s/Employee’s under DOTr Zero Corruption

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Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) launches a website called Zero Corruption where the public or local citizen can report or complaint corrupt officials or employee’s that works in the department itself and it covers also some government agencies that falls under the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC).

According to the law of DOTr “Zero Corruption” Government agencies directly attached under DOTr covers Government officials and employees working in airport, seaport, rail station and even those working in Land Transportation Office (LTO), Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and toll ways.

Complainants must submit evidence such as photos, videos and documents while their personal information will be kept secret. The DOTr starts the investigation of all the information given by the complainants and it will take 5 to 10 days. All complaints or reports must be reviewed accordingly.

The public is also warned to be vigilant of some alleged government officials asking money? If this case happens report immediately on the DOTr “Zero Corruption”.

Many government agencies in the past like LTO and LTRFB are linked to corruption due to the involvement of some of their official/employees having an illegal transaction with their fixers.

In fact, according to reports, about 20 employees, including some regional directors of LTO has already been relieved, 1 is suspended by the Ombudsman and 16 employees are under investigation all due to involvement in corruption while Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has suspended, terminated and resigned 41 employees due to involvement in corruption while 9 employees are still under investigation.

The report of corruption is expected to rise where the public can now report their sentiments and experience on some government agencies that taking advantage of their position to gain money in illegal ways.

All complainants must fill up a form located in the DOTr “Zero Corruption” Portal. Simply click the link to proceed on their website.

CAV’s Kevin Love posted 2nd Best Scoring in a Quarter! LBJ posted Triple Double

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Cavaliers forward Kevin Love found his stroke during the 1st quarter of their game against the Portland Trail Blazers. Love posted 34 points, Cav’s best in franchise history, NBA highest points scored in the 1st quarter and the second best scoring in a single quarter behind Klay Thompson of Golden State Warriors who posted 37 points in the 3rd quarter against Sacramento Kings.

Love, connected 8 three point shots in the 1st quarter, 3 field goals inside the paint and 4 out of 4 in Free throws. He did not score in the 2nd quarter but still manage to lead all scorer in the 1st half with 34 points. Love finished the game with a season high and career best in Cavaliers uniform with 40 points and 8 rebounds.

Aside from Kevin Love monster performance, teammate LeBron James also shows an impressive game as he posted his 44th Triple double of his career with 31 points 10 rebounds and 13 assist. It was his second triple double of this season. James also posted 12 assist at the end of the first half the most assist made by a single player in Cavs history. Kyrie Irving, also scores 20 points and 6 assist.

Cavaliers big three scores 91 points in a 137 – 125 win against Portland.

Meanwhile, Cavaliers also made history as the most three point shot made in the 1st half with 16 made three point shots and a total of 21 made three point shots in entire game the most made three point shot in Cav's regular season game.

The Cav's improve their standing in the Eastern Conference ranking 1st place with 11 wins and 2 loss. Slightly ahead from the 2nd place Atlanta Hawks with 10 wins and 5 loss.

Ronnie Dayan “Self-Confessed Lover” of Sen. de Lima Arrested in La Union

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Ronnie Dayan is a former driver/bodyguard and self-confessed ex-lover of Senator de Lima was finally arrested by the La Union Police at 11.30 am in Sitio Turod, Bgy. San Felipe, San Juan, La Union yesterday.

At the same day Dayan, was immediately brought to Camp Crame from La Union and then quickly presented by PNP Chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa in media for press briefing.

At around 5:45 pm, Dayan was presented in media with no handcuffs and wearing a white t-shirt with bullet proof vest, fatigue short pants and slippers in the lobby of the PNP headquarters in Camp Crame.

During the media interview, Dayan is very cautious of answering the media’s question. Most often the PNP Chief dela Rosa is the one who answering all their questions and telling the media that all their question will be answered tomorrow when Dayan finally presented in the House of Representative for the continues investigation of illegal drug trade in New Bilibid Prison where Dayan was accused of being the alleged bagman of collecting drug money of then Justice secretary de Lima.

But when ask about his real relationship with Sen. de Lima, he immediately answered that they become lovers for seven years that lasted in 2014. While Sen. de Lima earlier admitted their relationships several days before in media.

After Dayan’s arrested, he confess that no one hid him? No one help him? He also mention that he became ill after having arthritis because of eating vegetables everyday.

Dayan, also clarify how and when he was arrested by La Union Police, he said that he was arrested after several hours of hiding in the mountain and finally caught by the police in a farm where he decided to stop running and awaits the police to captured him.

It Takes Two : Find out which smartphone has the best dual lens camera feature!

This is a Sponsored Post by: Innity Philippines

When was the last time you ever saw someone holding up a mobile phone with a VGA camera to take photos? Nowadays, it is unusual to even see someone owning that kind of mobile phone. When you walk down the streets, you would mostly see people holding smartphones. These smartphones have cameras that can capture megapixels. The higher, the better and more accurate in terms of image resolution.

The camera game has definitely changed. Smartphone brands are constantly upgrading their cameras to challenge professional cameras in the best way that they can. However, to be able to know who the reigning king of smartphone photography is, there is a need to directly compare the capabilities of various smartphone cameras.

Seven participants, comprised of Instagram influencers and photography enthusiasts, have been invited to test out smartphone photography. In respective order, Samsung, Apple and Huawei came out as the top 3 with the most smartphones sold globally during Q2 of 2016. As such, for the challenge, the selected smartphones to be used were the Samsung S7, Apple iPhone 7 Plus and Huawei P9.

Battle of the Smartphone Photography
iPhone 7 Plus
Huawei P9
Samsung Galaxy S7
Dual 12 MP, (28mm, f/1.8, OIS & 56mm, f/2.8)
Dual 12 MP, f/2.2, 27 mm with Leica optics
12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm with Dual Pixel Technology
Phase Detection
Laser Autofocus + Phase Detection
Phase Detection with Dual Pixel Technology
Quad LED Flash
Dual LED Tone Flash
Dual LED flash
Optical Image Stabilization
Special Technology
Two Cameras that works independently
Two cameras for RGB and B&W co-engineered with Leica
One of the few smartphone with f/1.7 aperture
Basic Only

The Rules of the Challenge
On the battle, each participant was instructed to shoot different subjects using the iPhone 7, Huawei P9 and Samsung Galaxy S7 in same angles. This method is mostly used to easily compare shots, but we’ve also added more context as they need to shoot in 4 different kinds of categories, vivid, bokeh/depth of field, low light and monochrome/black and white.

The iPhone 7 Plus trumps Samsung Galaxy S7 and Huawei P9 in the lowlight category with 6 voting it to be the best in that segment. It further proves what the brand claims as a mastery to taking photos even at the most unexpected moments.

However, Huawei P9 takes the lead for most of the categories namely the bokeh feature, monochrome and vivid portions with 7, 5 and 4 respondents respectively voting for the brand to have the best in these specifications.

In a similar phone blind test that Vox Pop did, this time with 50 respondents, the results are almost the same. The Samsung Galaxy S7 lags behind the two other brands in all categories, getting only 12%-18% of the respondents’ nod. The iPhone 7 Plus ranks in second, getting 30% of the votes for the bokeh category and 34% for the monochrome selection.

Unsurprisingly, the Huawei P9 got the most votes for Bokeh with 29 respondents agreeing it has the best feature in that category. It finished a close second to the iPhone 7 Plus in the Monochrome and Vivid categories, gathering 24 and 22 total votes, respectively. Overall, the participants seem to favor Samsung Galaxy S7 the least and Huawei P9 the most when it comes to three key features: bokeh, monochrome and vivid.

The Result of the Challenge

As this was a blind test for all the respondents, both surveys swing in the same results with the Samsung Galaxy S7 as the least favorite for all of the features suggested. Meanwhile, the iPhone 7 Plus gets applauded for its excellent lowlight capacity.

As for the rest of the features tested – bokeh, monochrome and vivid – Huawei P9 proves to be the best and it can be said that the brand’s partnership with Leica has turned out to be the most wonderful decision it has made to date.

Do you agree with the result? What’s your choice and what would you say works best for you? Find out here

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Former Pres. Marcos, Finally Laid His Rest at Heroes Cemetery (LNMB)

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Philippines – On Friday, November 18, 2016 a surprise burial of the late former President of the Philippines, Ferdinand E. Marcos was taken at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

After four decades of waiting and five former presidents that keep declining the burial of the late president at LBNMB, finally the long wait is over as the family and supporters of the late president finally granted his last will of been buried at the Heroes Cemetery.

The burial of the former Pres. Marcos was unexpected, it surprised the Philippine nation even both pro and anti-Marcos.

The controversial burial of the late president has always been in debate for so many years, according to law which President Duterte insist that Marcos has the right to be buried at LNMB because he is a former president and at the same time a soldier who fought the Japanese during World War ll.

On November 8, 2016, the highest court of the country, the Supreme Court finally made up their decision that favors the late Marcos of allowing him to be buried at LNMB.

The decision of the court receives different opinions, especially on the side of Anti-Marcos, they criticize decision as it reverses the Philippine History during the age of Martial Law where many human rights was violated.

Even if the sudden burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at Heroes Cemetery (LNMB) yesterday, one legislator will file a motion to exhume the corpse of the former dictator because the decision of the Supreme Court is not final and executory.

While according SC spokesman Theodore Te, although there is a 15-day period following the issuance of the SC decision for a motion for reconsideration to be filed, this does not prevent the Marcos family from pursuing the burial at heroes' cemetery.

The burial of former Pres. Marcos, show different reactions from social media some favors “saying it’s time to move on”, while people who against it says even in his burial Marcos was a thief?

What can you say about the surprised burial of the former President Marcos?

Robin Padilla Gets Back His Full Restoration of Political and Civil Rights

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Movie and TV personality action star Robin Padilla was invited in Malacañang Palace last Tuesday November 15, 2016 to have a dinner meeting with the Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.

But the supposed dinner meeting surprised the actor after President Duterte hands over the papers that grants Robin Padilla's absolute pardon.

Why Robin Padilla is receiving “Absolute Pardon”?

On 1994, at the time of Padilla’s popularity as one of the biggest action star in movie industry, he was arrested after being caught for having illegal possession of fire arms. In 1995 he began his serving at the New Bilibid Prison, where he was sentence up to 21 years of prison. In 1998 he was pardoned and released by then Pres. Fidel V. Ramos but granted only with conditional pardon.

Since then Padilla, has no right to vote, travel outside the country and removing all his political rights and civil rights. Since that he cannot travel outside the country in fact, his wife Mariel Rodrigues gave birth in the US and the actor left behind in the Philippines preventing to leave the country according to the conditional pardon given to him.

But this time, Pres. Duterte, revise the conditional pardon to absolute pardon giving Padilla all the rights of a free man.

Padilla, was included among of the names recommended by the Board of Pardons and Parole for executive clemency just this August.

Pres. Duterte on Padilla’s case

The president think that the crime committed by Robin Padilla doesn’t hurt anyone and this is the time to give back his rights to vote, travel, apply for a new gun license that gives back all his political and civil rights.

Meanwhile, the president is also open on granting absolute pardon for all prisoner that already serve 40 years but not younger than 80 years old.

What Does the PNP Chief “Bato” dela Rosa Violates from Coming to US with Pacquiao?

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Philippines – Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa is facing another big problem aside from resolving the drug trafficking and drug trading in the country. He is facing controversy after attending the boxing match of senator Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas for the WBC Welterweight Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, which later won by Manny Pacquiao in a unanimous decision.

The PNP Chief admitted during an interview with the media upon their arrival along with Manny Pacquiao in the country that senator Pacquiao took care of his and his family's airfare, accommodations, and even allowances that he accepted because “All I know is it's free so I grabbed the opportunity". said directly on the media.

But his comment about accepting free trips coming from senator Pacquiao resulted in an investigation made by The Office of the Ombudsman. The Ombudsman chairman Conchita Carpio-Morales criticize the legality of PNP Chief actions by accepting free expenses to Las Vegas.

According to law, Presidential Decree No. 46 and Republic Act 6713, or the code of conduct for public officials. Public officials like PNP Chief Ronald “Bato” de la Rosa cannot or prohibited from accepting gifts, gratuity, favor, entertainment, loan or anything of monetary value so that it can prevent the possibility of corruption and graft among public officials.

Meanwhile, senator Pacquiao admitted that this is not the first time that he give free trip to a government official’s either as a senator or congressman? He has been doing this even before he was not yet elected as congressman.

But decided not to mention their names? That might implicate more to the Office of the Ombudsman?

UFC 205: Conor McGregor First UFC Fighter in History to Hold Two Title Belt Simultaneously

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A jam pack Madison Square Garden witness a UFC History after the challenger Conor McGregor knockout the defending UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in round 2 of the main event of UFC 205. McGregor, became the first UFC fighter in history to hold two UFC title belt in different weight categories.

Conor McGregor, the fighting pride of Dublin, Ireland is the crowd favorite of UFC 205 main event of the evening. McGregor who is currently the UFC Featherweight Champion entered the octagon with superior confident as a challenger against the defending and Undisputed UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez of USA.

On Round 1 of the fight McGregor dominated the much older Alvarez, giving the challenger a sharp and accurate devastating left punch that brought down the champion 3 times in the canvas but successfully survive the first round assault of challenger McGregor.

On Round 2, McGregor shows some arrogance during the early seconds of round 2, he put his both hands at the back of his butt while taunting the champion luckily it did not caused him on that action. In desperation Alvarez try to wrestle McGregor but the challenger successfully defended himself. Later on four straight accurate left and right punch landed on the face of the champion Alvarez that put him down in the canvass and eventually caused him the fight when referee John McCartney stop the fight after seeing him in bad condition of the fight.

In a TKO win a new undisputed UFC Lightweight Champion was crown, Conor McGregor the first UFC fighter to hold two title belt simultaneously with different weight categories. What a history has made and to the man that perhaps the most famous UFC fighter of all time.

Is Mayor Espinosa’s Death Pre-meditated?

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Philippines – The senate start the investigation of the controversial killing of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. and co in-mate Raul Yap in Baybay City Sub Provincial Jail.

Mayor Espinosa together with co in-mate Yap was reported shot dead inside their prison cell after a search warrant took place Saturday morning of November 5, 2016 conducted by the operatives of the PNP's Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Region 8.

The killing of Mayor Espinosa lead to many confusion’s especially in resolving the drug relation problem in the country? With his death his knowledge with drug trading and some known personnel involving in drugs might be not exposed?

There are many question why the late Mayor was killed? Who wants to silent him? Is the killing was plan? Did the CIDG did not coordinate with the Baybay City Sub Provincial Jail Or did the late Mayor has really had a gun inside his cell and confronted the CIDG when the search warrant was applied?

Some Senator’s believe that the killing of Mayor Espinosa was pre-mediated or planned. According to reports CIDG calls for Scene of the Crime Operatives or SOCO before they even enter the Mayors prison cell, senator Lacson and senator Gordon question the CIDG on why calling SOCO early? are they really expecting that someone will die or the Mayor will die that time?

But the CIDG denied the allegation and said that they are not really focusing on what time it was called to SOCO?

The late Mayor Espinosa is among of the politicians name by President Duterte involving in illegal drug trade. In August, the Mayor surrendered to PNP Chief Reynaldo “Bato” De La Rosa saying that he feared for his life against the government's intensified campaign against illegal drugs.

Five Reasons Why? Marcos Burial Allowed By PH Supreme Court

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Philippines – On November 8, 2016 a historic event happen in the country after the most awaited decision of the Philippines highest court finally released a decision that allows former President Ferdinand E. Marcos to be buried at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani (LNMB).

Yesterday around 1:00 – 1:30 pm, several rumors or speculations spread that majority of Supreme Court Justices favored the Marcos burial in a 9-5 votes? Despite the decision is scheduled to be release around 2:00 pm. The rumors was later confirmed that allows Marcos Burial at Heroes cemetery.

It is remembered that the Supreme Court issued a “Status Quo” order on Marcos Burial twice already until all issues on the court is properly resolve. There are several petitions filed in stopping the legality of Marcos burial.

According to news, 9 Justices agree to Marcos Burial, 5 Justices did not agree and 1 Justices abstained.

Here are the five main reasons of Supreme Court dismissal of petitions over Marcos burial:

1. There was no grave abuse of discretion on the part of President Rodrigo Duterte in ordering the burial of Marcos at LNMB because it was done in the exercise of his mandate. There is also no law that prohibits the burial of Marcos' remains at the LNMB
2. President Duterte has the power to reserve for public use and for specific public purposes, any of the lands under public domain.
3. Marcos' remains, under regulations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, can be interred at LNMB because he was a former president, commander-in-chief, soldier, medal of valor awardee, and legislator.
4. The Supreme Court disagreed Marcos was "dishonorably discharged," saying the disqualification only pertains to the military
5. Marcos cannot be disqualified from burial at LNMB because he was not convicted of crimes involving moral turpitude.

Pro-Marcos, celebrates the decision of the SC court, after 27 years of waiting finally they beloved president will be laid and buried at LNMB. Marcos family is very thankful to the SC court especially to President Rodrigo Duterte for allowing their beloved former President Marcos to be buried at Heroes Cemetery.

President Marcos died on September 28, 1989 in Hawaii, his remains stay in Hawaii after former and late President Aquino refused to allow Marcos' body to be brought back to the Philippines. Then after 4 years during the term of President Fidel Ramos, Marcos body was allowed to be brought back to the Philippines but denied of a Heroes Burial at LNMB. Since then Marcos remains can be seen in a museum situated in Batac, Ilocos Norte.

With Pacquiao Recent Win, Do We See A Possible Rematch Between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao?

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Eight time division champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao successfully defeated the defending champion Jessie Vargas in a unanimous decision for the WBC Welterweight Championship in a 16,131 spectators at Thomas & Mack Center Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pacquiao was predicted by many sports analyst to win the title fight as early as 6 or 7 rounds in a TKO, but the younger champion Vargas came prepared to disappoint the expectation of many analysts and fans all over the world.

The match went through up to 12 rounds where all three judges scores the match in favored of Pacquiao 118-109, 118-109 115-113. Pacquiao once again crowns as the new WBO Welterweight Champion for the third time of his career.

After the match Stephen A. Smith interviews Pacquiao on who he rather fought on his next fight? Will Terrence Crawford or Floyd Mayweather Jr? Pacquiao answer’s “Whoever the people want me to fight,”!

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is also present on Pacquiao-Vargas fight as one of the spectators watching live. Rumor’s now speculates after a great win by Pacquiao that Mayweather and Pacquiao should have their rematch?

Pacquiao and Mayweather, are considered as the best pound per pound boxer in the world, they are the only boxer left, which might bring back the excitement in boxing arena that never seen before after their first meeting on May 2, 2015.

Currently, Floyd Mayweather Jr, age 40 is a retired boxer with an unbeaten record of 49 wins coming with 26 KO’s and 0 losses. His last fight was last September 12, 2015 against Andre Berto.

Now, that Manny Pacquiao is back at the top of his boxing career and once again a boxing champion, will Floyd Mayweather come out of retirement and perhaps pursue Pacquiao for another boxing fight for the last time?

What do you think guys? Will there be a rematch between these two boxing icons?