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  • Conal holds public scoping

    By Aug 18, 2008

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    MAASIM, Sarangani (August 14) – Conal Holdings Corporation has began complying with government requirements for the issuance of an environmental compliance certificate (ECC) for its proposed $450-million coal-fired power plant in Barangay Kamanga here. On Tuesday, Conal Holdings conducted a public scoping designed to solicit reactions and gather environmental and health concerns that may arise

  • Cops repulse MILF attackers

    By Aug 18, 2008

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    MAASIM, Sarangani (August 18) – Policemen from this town ward off a dawn attack by some 80 heavily armed men believed to be members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) after a 30-minute pitch battle. Two people however were killed when the attackers, who reportedly landed in two coastal points in this town aboard

  • Sly try on radioman work related – PNP

    By Aug 05, 2008

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    GENERAL SANTOS CITY (August 5) – City police director Senior Supt. Robert Po on Monday said the shooting of Radio Mindanao Network reporter and anchorman Dennis Cuesta was definitely work related and well planned. “His movement and whereabouts were apparently known to his attacker,” the city police chief told reporters here. Cuesta had just alighted

  • SOUTHERN COMFORT: The Moro homeland

    By Aug 03, 2008

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    BASED on news reports, it seems the Moro people are finally going to get what they have been coveting for centuries. This has been the center piece of the struggle, both armed and unarmed, of the Moro people that already caused the death of over 125,000 civilians and armed combatants from both side of the

  • PACQUIAO WATCH: One for the ages

    By Jul 21, 2008

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    SHOULD the Pacquiao-dela Hoya fight materialized, it will surely generate attention not only for jaded boxing fans but also from non-sports buffs. It is one match up that will defy boxing logic, at first glance. For how can you convince boxing fanatics that it would not be a mismatch of great proportion? Remember, World Boxing

  • Commercial fishing operators doubt strike will bring down fuel costs

    By Jul 14, 2008

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    GENERAL SANTOS CITY (July 14) – Big fishing operators here have expressed doubts a planned nationwide strike by small fisher folks will bring down the cost of fuel. Dexter Teng, president of the South Cotabato Purse Seiners Association, instead urged the government extend soft loans or subsidies to small fisher folks who are among the