Manny Pacquiao

EFFECTIVE

EMPOWERING

ETHICAL

Work Experience
 Congressman (2010present)i
 Actor
 Boxer
Government Committees Chairedii
 The XXXI Summer Olympic
Games Special Committee
Laws Principally Authorediii
 Principal author of 18 bills in
the 15-16th Congress, of
which 0 has become law or
been
consolidated/substituted
with a bill that has been
enacted into law.
Major Awards
 Various boxing titles and
commendations
Other
 Highest absenteeism rate in
Congress, with 60 absences
(out of 168 session days)
from 2010-2013 and 63
unexcused absences (out of
70 session days) in 2014iv
He only attended Congress
for 4 days in 2014.v

Pro-Poor Programs and
Platforms
 Noted for his
philanthropic work in
Saranganivi
 Advocated for
amended antitrafficking lawsvii

Allegations
 Contempt charges
for failing to present
requested tax
records to the BIRviii
Misc. Actions
 “When you speak of
the patronage
system, it seems that
[Pacquiao] has
strongly embraced
it,” said political
analyst Ramon
Casiple, executive
director of the
Institute of Political
and Electoral
Reforms. ix

i Espejo, Edwin. “It’s Official: Pacquiao Running for Senator.” Rappler, Ocobter 5, 2015.
http://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2016/108190-pacquiao-running-senator
ii “House Committees of the 16th Congress of the Philippines.” Republic of the Philippines House of
Representatives 16th Congress. Accessed January 26, 2016.
http://www.congress.gov.ph/committees/

iii “House Bills and Resolutions.” Republic of the Philippines House of Representatives 16 th
Congress. Accessed January 25, 2016. http://www.congress.gov.ph/download/?d=billstext

iv Santos, Tina G. “Man Wants Pacquiao Disqualified from Senate Race Due to
Absenteeism.” Inquirer.net, October 22, 2015. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/733754/manwants-pacquiao-disqualified-from-senate-race-due-to-absenteeism
v Teves, Oliver. “As Congressman, Pacquiao Seen as Underachieving.” Inquirer.net. May
2, 2015. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/688868/as-philippine-congressman-pacquiao-seenas-underachieving
vi Teves, Oliver. “As Congressman, Pacquiao Seen as Underachieving.” Inquirer.net. May
2, 2015. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/688868/as-philippine-congressman-pacquiao-seenas-underachieving
vii Palatino, Mong. “Manny Pacquiao: Legislator.” The Diplomat, November 26, 2013.
http://thediplomat.com/2013/11/manny-pacquiao-legislator/
viii “BIR Files Tax Case Vs. Pacquiao.” Rappler, March 8, 2012.
http://www.rappler.com/business/2235-bir-files-tax-case-vs-pacquiao
ix Teves, Oliver. “As Congressman, Pacquiao Seen as Underachieving.” Inquirer.net. May
2, 2015. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/688868/as-philippine-congressman-pacquiao-seenas-underachieving