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CAMILING, GENSAN SIGN SISTERHOOD PACT – AGUSTIN

The government of General Santos City and the municipality of Camiling in Tarlac province signed a sisterhood agreement to advance the cultural and trade linkages of the two areas. General Santos City Mayor Ronnel Rivera and Camiling Mayor Erlon Agustin led the virtual signing of a memorandum of agreement to formalize the bond and further […]

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Government

DAR TO TUNA INDUSTRY PLAYERS: UPGRADE OPERATIONS, FISHING FLEETS

Agriculture Secretary William Dar is urging the country’s tuna industry players to continuously upgrade their operation, especially their fishing fleets, to make them more competitive in the expanding global markets. Speaking at the opening of the 2019 National Tuna Congress in General Santos City, Dar said it is important for the industry to modernize all […]

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GO VISITS GENSAN FIRE VICTIMS

Senator Bong Go handed over financial and relief assistance to some 166 families that were displaced by a huge fire that struck a seaside community in General Santos City recently. Go, who was accompanied by actor Philip Salvador, visited the evacuation center at the Dadiangas South Elementary School gymnasium and personally looked into the plight […]

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Travel & Tours

The 10 Best Places to Stay When in General Santos City

Called the Tuna Capital of the Philippines, General Santos City is, you guessed it, well known for its tuna industry. It is the largest producer of sashimi-grade tuna all over the country and it accounts for having one of the largest daily catches of fish in the Philippines. The city celebrates an annual week-long Tuna […]

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Politics

Sub-Committee Tasked to Harmonize Bills on Proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law – ACHARON

The House committee on local government, in a joint meeting with the committee on Muslin affairs and committee on peace, reconciliation and unity, created a sub-committee that will harmonize all four bills proposing a basic law for the Bangsamoro. The sub-committee, to be chaired by Rep. Wilter Wee Palma II (1st District, Zamboanga Sibugay) and […]