Four days from now, Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is slugging it out with the Oscar “Golden Boy” Dela Hoya in a bout called “The Dream Match”. At home, his Manny Pacquiao P2-Million International Darts Classic set on December 12 to 15 in General Santos City is getting much attention, not just for the prize involved but for the disparity of the prize-difference between the men and women’s Division.
The press release says the overall champion in the tournament’s highlight event will receive P320,000, second placer gets P150,000 while the third and fourth placers will take home P75,000 each. Fifth to eight placers will receive P35,000, ninth to 16th P10,000, 17th to 37th P3,000, and 33rd to 64th P1,000 each.
In the women’s side however, the Top 2 placers will receive only P40,000 and P20,000, respectively, while the third and fourth placers P10,000 each; fifth to eight P3,000, and ninth to 16th P1,000 each.
The tournament is organized by the National Dart Federation of the Philippines, the Association of General Santos Darters, and the city government of GenSan.
The Manila Standard Today reports that the University of the Philippines and the Quezon City Police District agreed on joint patrols inside the campus and reactivated the police liaison office.
Police director, Sr. Supt. Magtanggol Gatdula, and Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs Cynthia Gregorio headed the meeting which was also attended by the following: Maj. Bernie BAltazar of UP Police; Anonas Police Station-9 commander, Supt. Oscar Palisor; District Operations and Plans Division chief, Supt. Asper Cabula; Tactical Operations head, Supt. Ronnie Montejo; and Insp. Edgardo Jimenerz of Mobile Patrol Unit.
No student representative was mentioned.