Edwin Espejo Jan 13, 2015
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Despite widespread anxieties over rapidly declining tuna stocks 2014 was a banner year for General Santos City as total fish landings at the fishing port complex reached 193,867.55 metric tons (MT), the highest in 12 years. The 2014 figure was a hefty 14 percent increase over the 167,578.75 MT total catch
Edwin Espejo Jan 12, 2015
Millions of Filipino Catholics are expected to greet Pope Francis who begins his visit to the Philippines on Thursday, January 15, an event that will be highlighted by an open air mass at the country’s biggest park, the Luneta Grandstand.
Edwin Espejo Jan 06, 2015
Exploration firm Indophil Resources NL of Australia becomes a wholly Filipino-owned company effective January 13 when it begins de-listing from the Australian Stock Exchange following the approval of its sale to the Alsons Group in a stockholders meeting in December.
Edwin Espejo Dec 27, 2014
Both the Philippine government and the communist rebel movement said the stalled peace process could resume as early as January next year following a series of backdoor talks that culminated in the visit of special government envoy Hernani Braganza to the Mindanao rebel camp of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Surigao del Sur.
Edwin Espejo Dec 20, 2014
The decision of the European parliament to grant the Philippines GSP+ status will help boost the country’s tuna industry, sources said.
Edwin Espejo Dec 19, 2014
The National Union of Journalists in the Philippines (NUJP) wants random and unscheduled inspection of the detention facilities where the suspects in the Ampatuan Massacre are now being held.