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Employees ask Malacañang to probe local NIA officials

Allah River Irrigation System project. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Region12.nia.gov.ph

Employees of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) have asked President Benigno Aquino III to investigate three agency officials for changing procedures to allow a contractor to corner a P105-million project in Mindanao instead of letting farmers provide the labor as an alternative source of livelihood.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Maitum mayor dies of heart attack after ambush


Mayor George Perrett of Maitum, Sarangani died hours after he was ambushed by unidentified suspects on Friday night.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5 customs officials in General Santos City sub-port relieved

The Bureau of Customs (BOC). FILE PHOTO

Five officials of the Bureau of Customs who are assigned to port of General Santos City had been ordered relieved for facilitating and allowing the release of four cars brought in by a local firm from the United Arab Emirates.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Military accuses NPA of burning cadaver of slain soldier


The military has accused the New People’s Army of committing “unconscionable and dastardly act” when rebels allegedly burned the cadaver of an Army soldier they killed in an ambush on Friday.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

15,000 child porn images seized by NBI in GenSan


Fifteen thousand images of young children aged between 2 and 13 were among those seized by the National Bureau of Investigation from a child pornography operator that the bureau had arrested in Central Mindanao.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Persons with disabilities get jobs building chairs for GenSan schools


In this city, many people with disabilities do not wander the streets and ask for alms from motorists.

Posted: November 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

15 rabies deaths recorded in Central Mindanao this year


Rabies kills, and this was the message that the regional office of the Department of Health in Central Mindanao sought to convey to the public when it announced Wednesday that all 15 persons reported to it to have been bitten by dogs between January and September this year had died.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Suspicious car in GenSan turns out to be local exec’s

General Santos City map

Police bomb experts broke the rear window of a van suspiciously parked outside a restaurant for hours, in a region left jittery by a rash of recent bombings and the continuing turmoil in Zamboanga City, only to find a spent bullet shell inside. The vehicle turned out to belong to one of the city’s legal officers.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

4 cops probed for killing of student

The city council vowed there would be no whitewash in the investigation of the shooting of a student mistaken for a car theft suspect by police here.

Posted: July 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

‘No whitewash’ in probe of cops who killed innocent student

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The General Santos city council has promised there will be no whitewash in the investigation to determine the criminal and administrative liabilities of four policemen who killed an innocent student during a police operation against motorcycle thieves last Wednesday night.

Posted: July 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

General Santos customs execs face raps for smuggled cars

Customs officials at the Makar port here are facing charges after they cleared a shipment that yielded smuggled cars. Members of the city police and Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) discovered the smuggled cars in a container van that was cleared for release by the customs officials.

Posted: June 28th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Faulty X-ray machines at GenSan airport add to woes of diverted passengers


Defective X-ray machines at the General Santos City Airport compounded the misery of thousands of passengers from Davao City whose flights were diverted here after a Cebu Pacific plane skidded off the runway there on Monday.

Posted: June 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Couple nabbed for selling ‘shabu’


A live-in couple was arrested after allegedly conspiring to sell a suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride, or “shabu,” to a poseur-buyer in General Santos City, a Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) official said Wednesday.

Posted: January 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

  1. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Cagayan mayor shot dead after flag-raising ceremony
  3. Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service
  4. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  5. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  6. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  7. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  8. Ancient enigmatic carvings in danger of disappearing
  9. New plant to boost supply of clean energy
  10. More bodies from ship; transcript reveals wavering
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  • Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?
  • Napoles to have surgery on Tuesday – report
  • Mayor’s assassination linked to black sand mining controversy
  • Initial batch of Etihad passengers tested negative for MERS-CoV
  • Sports

  • PBA D-League: Waves edge skidding Superchargers
  • Ilad’s last-second basket lifts Gems over Bakers
  • Reigning champs Miami open playoffs with win
  • Spurs subdue Mavericks in playoff opener
  • Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • Arrest warrants out vs. Deniece Cornejo, Cedric Lee, et al over serious illegal detention
  • Lindsay Lohan says she had a miscarriage
  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump
  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Business

  • Century Pacific Food sets IPO price at P13.75 per share
  • Oil prices down in quiet Asian trade
  • Asian shares mixed in holiday-thinned trade
  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Technology

  • PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos in Middle East urged not to panic amid MERS-CoV scare
  • Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics
  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
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