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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. Its 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