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Duo donates Tabebuia ornamental trees to General Santos City

GENERAL SANTOS CITY Mayor Ronnel Rivera hands over the Certificate of Appreciation to Edwin Doyo and Irenea Doyo for donating […].....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanaoexaminer mindanaoexaminerJul 12th, 2018

22 former rebels to get financial aid from gov’t

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/20 July) – Twenty-two more former New People’s Army (NPA) rebels from Sarangani Province are set to receive financial assistance under the government’s expanded reintegration program. Lizette Lopez, provincial focal person of the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP), said Friday they are currently processing the release of the assistance and other […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated News17 min. ago

Study on poverty incidence, economic growth impact underway in Region 12

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/20 July) – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) in Region 12 has launched a study to assess the region’s poverty incidence and the impact of its economic growth. Arturo Valero, NEDA-12 regional director, said Friday they commissioned consulting firm All-Asian Centre for Enterprise Development Inc. (ASCEND) for the ongoing study, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated News17 min. ago

Sarangani village chair killed, companion hurt in shooting incident

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/19 July) – An incumbent barangay chair from Alabel town in Sarangani province was killed while her companion was wounded in an attack by motorcycle-riding suspects in a village here on Wednesday night. Chief Insp. Peter Pinalgan, chief of the city police station-3, said Barangay Baluntay chair Jonalyn Sumagka, 37, was aboard […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

Pacquiao recalls ‘hardest’ training camp

GENERAL SANTOS CITY: Dedication in training and commitment to the sport he loves most was what newly crowned World Boxing Association welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao said was the secret of his getting back to competitive form that made him, among others, the only fighter in history to emerge as a crown holder in eight weight [...] The post Pacquiao recalls ‘hardest’ training camp appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

Pacquiao wants a rematch with Mayweather Jr.

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 July) – Just two days after scoring a knockout victory in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao reiterated his desire for a rematch with undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. Pacquiao aired on Tuesday his wish to have another fight with the now retired Mayweather, who defeated him via unanimous […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Kin of slain suspected bomb maker sued for obstruction of justice

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 July) – Six family members of an alleged bomb maker of the Islamic State-inspired Maute group who was killed in a joint Army-police operation here last Monday have been charged with obstruction of justice and coddling of a fugitive. The suspects were arrested following the dawn raid at their house in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Wet Carpet

Honor guards fold the red carpet at the airport in General Santos City intended for Senator Manny Pacquiao as rain falls on Monday, 16 July 2018. Pacquiao returned home on Monday from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a day after wresting the WBA welterweight crown from Argentinian Lucas Matthysse. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Pro-ISIS bomber killed, 7 others captured in General Santos City

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Security forces shot dead a pro-ISIS bomber and captured 7 people, including the wife of the leader […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Terror suspect’s wife arrested in GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/17 July) – The wife of suspected terrorist Owaidah Marohombsar alias Abu Dar was arrested while an alleged bomb expert and two leaders of remnants of the Islamic State-inspired Maute Group were killed during joint Army and police operations in this city on Monday. Troops from the Army Intelligence Battalion, Joint Special […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Philippine army arrests wife of top Islamist militant in south

MANILA – Philippine soldiers arrested the wife of a top leader of a pro-Islamic State militant group, and killed a suspected bomber in separate raids in a southern city, the army said on Monday. Nafisa Pundog, who had been in hiding for two years since her escape from prison, was arrested in General Santos City, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Pacquiao proves critics wrong; next fight still up in the air

KUALA Lumpur---His strength emanates from the Supreme Being but all his achievements are the fruits of hard work and dedication to his sport. A reflective, somber Manny Pacquiao on Monday said the formula to his success is not really a secret even as he declared he will defend his welterweight belt even after he turns 40 years old in December. "My next fight, I want to defend my belt," Pacquiao said. "If boxing is not my passion, I would not fight again." "It's like I'm addicted to boxing and I really love to fight and bring honor to my country." Pacquiao, his family and team arrived in General Santos City on Monday, a day after his seventh-round technical knockout victor...Keep on reading: Pacquiao proves critics wrong; next fight still up in the air.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

IED expert/Maute bomber dies in GenSan encounter

A notorious bomber and improvised explosive device (IED) maker of the ISIS-inspired Maute Terror Group was killed in an encpunter with government forces yesterday morning in General Santos City. Col. Adonis Bajao, commander of Joint Task Force Gensan, identified the slain terrorist as Najib Calimba Pundog, alias Najib Hussein. The….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Terrorist leader’s wife nabbed, Maute bomb expert killed in General Santos

THE wife of a terrorist leader was arrested and a bomb expert for the Islamic State (IS)-linked group Maute was killed during combined police and military operations on Monday in General Santos City. Maj. Gen. Noel Clement, commander of the Philippine Army’s 10th Infantry Division, said Nafisah Pundug, wife of Owaidah Marohombsar alias Abu Dar, was arrested at [...] The post Terrorist leader’s wife nabbed, Maute bomb expert killed in General Santos appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Help center for jailed fishers

GENERAL SANTOS CITY---For more than a year, Melencio Cobeta endured the difficulty and loneliness of being jailed in a foreign country.   "It was a nightmare for me," said Cobeta, the skipper of a Philippine-flagged tuna fishing boat who was arrested along with more than 20 Filipino fishermen in May 2016 in Indonesia on charges of illegal fishing.   Indonesia has waged a literally explosive campaign against illegal fishing since Joko Widodo assumed the presidency in 2014, blowing and sinking hundreds of foreign vessels illegally fishing in its waters.   The world's largest archipelagic nation is known for its rich marine resources, including large and...Keep on reading: Help center for jailed fishers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

PACQUIAO WATCH: Manny in the company of many

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 10 July) – A few months back, I wrote about the three great athletes that broke into the sporting world at about the same time. That was in 1996. Kobe Bryant, Tiger Woods and Derek Jeter. Soon thereafter, they became iconic figures in their respective pro sports disciplines. Kobe would […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Pacquiao arrives in Malaysia ahead of title fight vs Matthysse

KUALA LUMPUR --- Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao arrived here in the Malaysian capital Monday night six days before his welterweight title fight against Lucas Matthysse. Pacquiao landed in Kuala Lumpur on board a chartered flight from General Santos City, where he held his training camp with his longtime friend Buboy Fernandez as chief trainer. The 39-year-old Pacquiao hasn't fought since dropping a highly-disputed decision to Jeff Horn a year ago in Brisbane, Australia where he yielded his WBO belt. Determined to silence his critics, Pacquiao aims to reclaim his championship status against the Matthysse, whose WBA crown is on the line. Matthysse arrived in Malaysia's largest city ...Keep on reading: Pacquiao arrives in Malaysia ahead of title fight vs Matthysse.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

IFI bishop slams gov’t over arrest of ‘Gensan 13’

Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) Bishop Felixberto Calang has questioned the way more than a dozen individuals were arrested by law enforcers in General Santos City on Wednesday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Locked and loaded: Pacquiao flies to KL

GENERAL SANTOS CITY: A retooled eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao flies with his team for Kuala Lumpur today confident of reclaiming his place in the elite list of belt-owners he lost just a year ago. “Manny prepared long and hard for this fight and he’s ready to prove he still belongs to that list of world [...] The post Locked and loaded: Pacquiao flies to KL appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

Pacquiao entourage flies to KL today

Manny Pacquiao and his horde of supporters, including family members and friends, will fly to Kuala Lumpur today from General Santos City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

Sad and bright sides of PH-Australia basketball riot

GENERAL SANTOS CITY: Knock on wood. Pray and hope that the FIBA (International Basketball Federation), the world’s ruling body for basket-ball, will be kind enough to spare the Philippines from suspension and, thus, banned the country from participating in all its sanctioned tournaments in the duration of the would-be suspension, if ever there will be. [...] The post Sad and bright sides of PH-Australia basketball riot appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018