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PLDT builds 1st 'Fibr City' in Mindanao

Apr 09, 2017 - 11:10 PM

General Santos is PLDT's first 'Fibr City' in Mindanao, allowing the telco to bring 'ultra fast' internet speed there

PLDT builds 1st 'Fibr City' in Mindanao

Soon: Shorter shipping route between PH, Indonesia

Jan 15, 2017 - 12:08 PM

The new route promises to cut journey time from the current 3-5 weeks to only 3 days

Soon: Shorter shipping route between PH, Indonesia

Magnitude 7.2 quake strikes off Sulu

Jan 10, 2017 - 4:05 PM

Phivolcs says there is no damage from the tremor, but there are aftershocks

Magnitude 7.2 quake strikes off Sulu

Help needed for PH tuna industry workers

Aug 15, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The community sharing of by-catch helps each household put food on the table, but when will the government help the tuna industry for the long term?

Help needed for PH tuna industry workers

Hazards in labor contracting: What about the PH tuna industry?

Aug 13, 2016 - 9:24 PM

The Department of Labor order covering handline fishing is without teeth absent sweeping inspections across the tuna industry

Hazards in labor contracting: What about the PH tuna industry?

Putting 'half rice' on the menu

Jul 28, 2016 - 6:52 PM

Why 'half rice' should be offered for rice-loving Philippines

Putting 'half rice' on the menu

World Food Programme, DSWD launch Visayas disaster response center

Apr 29, 2016 - 4:59 PM

Centers in Clark and General Santos City are being considered to ensure immediate response of the government wherever a disaster strikes in the country

World Food Programme, DSWD launch Visayas disaster response center

Duterte SALNs don't match alleged bank accounts

Apr 29, 2016 - 1:19 PM

(UPDATED) Details in the alleged hidden bank accounts of presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte don't match details in his 2004 to 2015 SALN. Who's telling the truth?

Duterte SALNs don't match alleged bank accounts

GenSan boxing prospects invade Manila for free show

Apr 26, 2016 - 7:38 PM

Unbeaten fighters 'Magic' Mike Plania and Lorence Rosas clash in a 10-round bantamweight fight on a show free to the public this Saturday at Makati Square Arena

GenSan boxing prospects invade Manila for free show

Marcos starts courting Mindanao to boost his numbers

Mar 09, 2016 - 9:51 PM

Bongbong Marcos' Mindanao sorties start in Soccsksargen, where his voter preference rating is at 14% compared to Francis Escudero's 27%

Marcos starts courting Mindanao to boost his numbers

IN PHOTOS: Moralde, Sabalde make weight in GenSan

Feb 12, 2016 - 4:24 PM

John Vincent Moralde and Anthony Sabalde both weigh 126 pounds for their 10-round fight Saturday at Gaisano Mall in General Santos City

IN PHOTOS: Moralde, Sabalde make weight in GenSan

Boxing: Moralde, Sabalde to collide in GenSan

Feb 05, 2016 - 5:03 PM

John Vincent Moralde will face southpaw Anthony Sabalde in his next test on February 13

Boxing: Moralde, Sabalde to collide in GenSan

Pacquiao chooses Binay over friend Duterte

Nov 27, 2015 - 11:55 PM

Manny Pacquiao says of Duterte: 'Talagang magkaibigan kami, close kami. Hindi iyan maapektuhan dahil ito, politics lang ito'

Pacquiao chooses Binay over friend Duterte

PH eyes bigger shrimp production for export

Nov 12, 2015 - 9:45 PM

As demand from the US and Japan continues to grow, the Philippines targets to more than double its total shrimp production in 2014, says Senator Cynthia Villar

PH eyes bigger shrimp production for export

At least 18 hurt in South Cotabato bus explosion

Oct 01, 2015 - 4:09 PM

Five children, including a one-week-old infant, are among those injured

At least 18 hurt in South Cotabato bus explosion

Saturday boxing in Gensan: Basadre falls, fails again

Sep 27, 2015 - 3:02 PM

The stoppage in their first fight came too soon. The stoppage in the rematch may have come too late.

Saturday boxing in Gensan: Basadre falls, fails again

Local Vote: Mandaue, General Santos, Lanao del Norte

Aug 15, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Rappler's weekly wrap-up: Mayor, congressman swapping posts in 2016?; No Antoninos in next year’s polls; Dimaporo scion to seek governorship of Lanao del Norte

Local Vote: Mandaue, General Santos, Lanao del Norte

Controversial stoppage mars Gensan boxing match

Jun 08, 2015 - 1:58 AM

A questionable referee decision to stop the fight with only 6 seconds left in the second round sent plenty of boxing fans fuming and disappointed

Controversial stoppage mars Gensan boxing match

SOCCSKSARGEN: 10 Things to Do

May 05, 2015 - 4:58 PM

It's not all about the Pacquiaos. Or the tuna

SOCCSKSARGEN: 10 Things to Do

Filipino priest to Pope Francis: Help PH tuna workers

May 05, 2015 - 1:51 PM

Reverend Father Rey Carvyn Ondap seeks the aid of the pontiff in stamping out 'malpractices' in the Philippine tuna industry

Filipino priest to Pope Francis: Help PH tuna workers

Pacquiao schooled, silenced

May 03, 2015 - 7:51 PM

'No, it was not a bad decision. It was the right decision to a bad fight that never measured to the hype it was billed to be.'

Pacquiao schooled, silenced

Filipino wives appeal for fishermen-husbands detained in Indonesia

May 02, 2015 - 8:00 AM

'There’s nothing [here], that’s why they run to Indonesia.... All I want that somebody helps us. We just want our family to come home.'

Filipino wives appeal for fishermen-husbands detained in Indonesia

GenSan mulls closing down public market

May 01, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Mayor Ronnel Rivera is studying a proposal to build a bigger and modern public market in Barangay Labangal, some 3 km away from its present site

GenSan mulls closing down public market

Decent jobs? The case of Filipino handline fishermen

May 01, 2015 - 12:52 PM

Handliners are often subjected to hazardous working conditions, sleeping in cramped quarters with no clean and adequate water months away from home

Decent jobs? The case of Filipino handline fishermen

From Gensan to Boston: A Lumad's dream for his people

Apr 24, 2015 - 4:00 PM

17-year-old Marlito Soriano hopes to be the one to help end the discrimination against the Lumads in General Santos City

From Gensan to Boston: A Lumad's dream for his people

Usman's alleged coddler arrested in GenSan

Mar 16, 2015 - 8:29 AM

(UPDATED) Joint forces of the military and police arrest Ali Mohammad Tambako, the man said to have been coddling terrorist Abdul Basit Usman, in General Santos City

Usman's alleged coddler arrested in GenSan

43 repatriated fishermen get emergency livelihood aid

Mar 10, 2015 - 6:09 PM

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz travels to General Santos City, the country's known tuna capital, to personally hear the fishermen's plight

43 repatriated fishermen get emergency livelihood aid

DOLE: Both Citra Mina, supplier liable for any labor offense

Mar 05, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz's order provides that principals and contractors will be held jointly liable for any violations in labor, occupational health, and safety standards

DOLE: Both Citra Mina, supplier liable for any labor offense

'Citra Mina ignored my family's cry for help'

Feb 28, 2015 - 8:15 AM

Tuna exporting giant Citra Mina is alleged to have knowingly sent an illegal fishing expedition that put fishermen in peril

'Citra Mina ignored my family's cry for help'

The mysterious sinkhole of GenSan

Feb 20, 2015 - 5:46 PM

If the hole keeps growing bigger, it could affect more than 1,000 families living in the area

The mysterious sinkhole of GenSan

In GenSan, a tearful last reunion for slain SAF officer

Feb 03, 2015 - 8:19 AM

The widow of Sr Insp Ryan Pabalinas, Erica – the brave woman who demanded justice in front of President Benigno Aquino III in Camp Crame – expresses her disappointment with the commander-in-chief

In GenSan, a tearful last reunion for slain SAF officer

Mass housing developer to fund P1-B GenSan project

Jan 20, 2015 - 8:36 PM

8890 Holdings is banking on the significant number of Pag-IBIG Fund members surrounding the property, with 89,780 members in General Santos alone

Mass housing developer to fund P1-B GenSan project

Tigerair flies to General Santos City

Dec 02, 2014 - 10:42 AM

The sister airline of Cebu Pacific will start flying to the province 5 times weekly

Tigerair flies to General Santos City

PH tuna fishing sustainable – expert

Sep 06, 2014 - 11:35 AM

According to the science manager of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention, the Philippines – compared to other countries – has been compliant with tuna conservations measures

PH tuna fishing sustainable – expert

Go for Middle East market, PH tuna processors urged

Sep 05, 2014 - 8:32 PM

The Philippines' agricultural attaché to the UAE says PH can take advantage of a US$2-B market in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, the UAE, Oman, and Qatar

Go for Middle East market, PH tuna processors urged

P2B budget for Gensan airport, seaport rehab sought

Aug 27, 2014 - 12:27 PM

The rehabilitation of vital infrastructure in the city is part of preparations for the upcoming ASEAN integration

P2B budget for Gensan airport, seaport rehab sought

GenSan takes the spotlight in September

Aug 24, 2014 - 1:48 PM

All road leads to this city next month as General Santos plays host to 4 big business and tourism events

GenSan takes the spotlight in September

Gensan looks beyond tuna

Aug 09, 2014 - 10:00 AM

General Santos City Mayor Ronnel Rivera says his city has the potential to become Mindanao's agro-industrial center

Gensan looks beyond tuna

Fish production in General Santos City up

Jun 23, 2014 - 12:03 AM

This is the 3rd year in a row that fish, notably tuna, production has increased in the city

Fish production in General Santos City up

Low-pressure area nears General Santos City

Mar 11, 2014 - 7:52 PM

The northeast monsoon also brings light rains and moderate to rough waters in Luzon and Visayas

Low-pressure area nears General Santos City

Sarangani mayor dies after ambush

Mar 01, 2014 - 9:53 AM

George McPerson Perett, youngest son of an American Thomasite who settled in PH after the Fil-Am war, is the second sitting Maitum mayor killed over the last decade

Sarangani mayor dies after ambush

Sonsona resurrects career with one-punch KO of Shimoda

Feb 22, 2014 - 9:04 PM

Former junior bantamweight champion Marvin Sonsona resurrected his career

Sonsona resurrects career with one-punch KO of Shimoda

Low pressure area nears Davao

Jan 11, 2014 - 7:32 AM

The low pressure area brings rains that can trigger floods and landslides

Low pressure area nears Davao

Coin toss earns city council seat for Pacquiao’s brother

Dec 18, 2013 - 7:44 PM

The tie between Roel Pacquiao and Ma. Lourdes Casabuena in the ABC elections is broken by a flipping of the coin. Now he's ex-officio city councilor in GenSan.

Coin toss earns city council seat for Pacquiao’s brother

GenSan's missing fishermen, a year after Pablo

Dec 05, 2013 - 12:15 PM

A year into the tragic agony and death of 328 fishermen who went missing when Super Typhoon Pablo hit, no one seems to remember them anymore

GenSan's missing fishermen, a year after Pablo

Pacquiao spends night in Guiuan

Nov 30, 2013 - 10:07 PM

Guiuan is the first stop on Pacquiao's promised tour of areas ravaged by Yolanda

Pacquiao spends night in Guiuan

GenSan's de la Torre wins via KO in Pacquiao undercard

Nov 24, 2013 - 10:49 AM

Harmonito de la Torre of General Santos City disposed of his opponent, Indonesia's Jason Butar-Butar in just 3 rounds

GenSan's de la Torre wins via KO in Pacquiao undercard

Pacquiao leaves for Macau Monday

Nov 18, 2013 - 9:16 AM

Manny Pacquiao will be shaking off an 11-month layoff when he faces hard-punching American Brandon Rios on Sunday

Pacquiao leaves for Macau Monday

200 families evacuate as flash flood hits Digos City

Nov 14, 2013 - 11:19 PM

Waist-deep floodwater inundated several villages in Digos City after a sudden heavy downpour

Pacquiao watch: Almost no free live feed in Gensan

Nov 09, 2013 - 9:00 AM

The previous administration under former mayor Darlene Antonino Custodio reportedly fails to pay P350,000 for the live coverage

Pacquiao watch: Almost no free live feed in Gensan