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Pacquiao wins round in bruising Philippine tax fight

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MANILA - Philippine world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has won a Supreme Court reprieve in his battle to avoid paying tens of millions of dollars in extra taxes, authorities said Thursday. 

Manny Pacquiao during the weigh-in at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on April 11, 2014 on the eve of his fight against Timothy Bradley

Pacquiao will not have to post a cash bond of 3.3 billion pesos ($75.2 million) and the government is banned from seizing any of his assets while his income tax case is being heard, according to a Supreme Court ruling.

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