Boxing Champion, Manny Pacquiao, who retired from boxing to join politics has been elected into the Philippines' senate on Thursday. He was declared among 12 new members of the upper house of Congress by the Philippine's elections commission."I can focus and discipline myself the way I did in boxing to help the nation." He said as a new senator, he would push for free education at all levels.
Manny Pacquiao who is also a two-term congressman said he favours restoring the death penalty for drug-related and other serious crimes.