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Pacquiao: running for Senate to help people

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 00:44

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao says he's running for Senate in his native Philippines because he wants to help people. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao, a winner of world titles in eight different weight categories, said his mission in politics remains focused on helping others. Pacquiao is already a member of the country's lower house of representatives and announced plans last week to run for a seat in the senate next year. "I'm running because I really believe that I can help more people and I'm getting ready to make a decision to run," Pacquiao said. Pacquiao made the comments during a reception at the Asia Society in New York where he was awarded the Asia Game Changer Award.

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Pacquiao: running for Senate to help people

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 00:44