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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

SouthCot steps up anti-rabies vaccination campaign

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 14 Feb) – The provincial government of South Cotabato is set to expand its vaccination activities against rabies for pet animals, especially dogs, as it moves to eradicate the disease in the area in three years. Dr. Flora Bigot, officer-in-charge of the Provincial Veterinary Office, said Thursday preparations are underway […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Rising measles cases noted in Sarangani

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 14 Feb) – Health personnel in Sarangani Province are closely monitoring several villages in at least two municipalities due to the rising cases of measles since last month. Dr. Arvin Alejandro, Provincial Health Office chief, said they have dispatched teams to treat cases of suspected measles and conduct immunization activities […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Sarangani enlists more scholars for Japan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/13 February) – The provincial government of Sarangani is set to enlist more scholars for an innovative skills training and internship program in Japan in partnership with a technical-vocational college. Marife Gomez, program manager of Sarangani’s Sulong Karunungan program, said Monday they have opened the application process for the scholarship program, which […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Suspected measles cases increase in S. Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/13 February) – Health personnel in South Cotabato have stepped up their monitoring and vaccination activities against measles as suspected cases continued to increase since last month. Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr., chief of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), said Wednesday they already recorded at least 39 cases of measles infection from […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Marbel Bishop Emeritus Dinualdo Gutierrez passes away

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 10 February) -- Outspoken Bishop Emeritus Dinualdo Gutierrez, who headed the Diocese of Marbel for almost four decades, died Sunday morning at a hospital here due to a lingering illness. He was 79......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

GenSan alarmed over increasing measles cases

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 8 Feb) – Health personnel are closely monitoring several villages here due to the increasing cases of measles infection since last month. Dr. Mely Lastimoso, chief of the City Health Office’s epidemiology and surveillance unit (CESU), said Friday they already recorded a total of 26 suspected measles cases since Jan. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

South Cotabato to expand economic enterprises

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/06 February) – In a bid to generate more revenues, the provincial government of South Cotabato is pushing for the upgrading and expansion this year of its economic enterprises. Edgar Prias, general manager of the South Cotabato economic enterprises office, said Wednesday the preparations are underway for the implementation of various projects […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

Councilor’s son nabbed in drug buy-bust

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/06 February) – Police anti-drug operatives arrested a son of an incumbent city councilor in an operation in a housing village here on Tuesday afternoon. Chief Insp. Tirso Pascual, chief of the city police drug enforcement unit, said Wednesday suspect Mark John Bagonoc, 38, was nabbed at around 4 p.m. in an […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

3 hurt in fishing boat fire

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/6 February) — Three crew members of a fishing boat were injured after it caught fire while docked on Wednesday morning near the shores of Alabel town in Sarangani Province. Senior Fire Officer 4 Von Sancho, chief of the Alabel municipal fire station, said the boat’s crew were loading containers filled with […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

GenSan, Zamboanga bolster playoff drive

The General Santos City Warriors got the boost from one big scoring outburst to subdue the Paranaque Patriots, 80-76, and bolster their playoffs drive in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

More police deployed for 2nd BOL plebiscite

COTABATO CITY: The Police Regional Office 12 (PRO 12) based in General Santos City under the command of Regional Director and Chief Supt. Eliseo Tam Rasco deployed personnel to safeguard…READ The post More police deployed for 2nd BOL plebiscite appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

General Santos jin lands 3rd gold in taekwondo

General Santos City taekwondo jin Paul Anthony Rodriguez claimed another gold medal yesterday and became the first triple-gold winner in the 2019 Philippine National Youth Games-Batang Pinoy at the Gaisano Mall here......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

2 public hospitals in SouthCot get P348M upgrade

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 1 Feb) – Construction works formally commenced on Thursday for the P348-million expansion and upgrading of two major public hospitals in South Cotabato province through grants from the national government. Funded under the 2018 national budget, the initiative involves the construction of a new four-story building for the South Cotabato […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

DSWD-12 implements 179 Kalahi-CIDSS projects worth P276M

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 1 Feb) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has implemented at least 179 community-based infrastructure and support projects worth P275.75 million last year in parts of Region 12. Gemma Rivera, DSWD-12 assistant regional director, said Friday the projects were part of the continuing rollout in the region […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

Sarangani LGU, MSU, 2 NGOs forge partnership for watershed rehab

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 1 Feb) – The provincial government of Sarangani has forged a partnership with the state-run Mindanao State University (MSU) here and two non-government organizations for the implementation of a P103-million watershed rehabilitation project in Maitum town. The local government signed memorandums of agreement earlier this week with MSU, Mahintana Foundation, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

12 hurt in Koronadal City road mishap

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — At least 12 people were injured in a road crash involving 14 vehicles along the national highway […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2019

Manila-based shipping firm eyes Davao-Indonesia route

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 January) – A Manila-based shipping company plans to make a trial call on a port in Bitung, Indonesia from Davao City within the first quarter of 2019, an official of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said. The Davao-General Santos City-Bitung RORO route was launched on April 30, 2017 but the shipping companies […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

COMMENT: Burden of Two Cities

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/15 January) – The cities of Isabela and Cotabato are odd. They live in the House they were born in; have legally denied through election kinship with the members of the House they were born with; but, by necessity, have grown by and enjoyed the blessings they were born to. Now, they […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

GenSan radio station manager arrested for failing to attend court hearing

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 19 Jan) — Police arrested on Friday a manager of a radio station here for failing to attend a scheduled court hearing over the robbery with intimidation charges filed against him by a businessman last year. Senior Supt. Raul Supiter, city police director, said Saturday that DXES Bombo Radyo General […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

COMMENT: Cotabato City: YES or NO to BOL?

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 19 January) – A January 17, 2019 MinDaNews photo by Mamman Dejeto (No to BOL inclusion. No to Fake Promise) tells all. It’s “No’ for Cotabato City” on Monday, January 21, when the five provinces and four cities composing the geographical area of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao vote […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019