Edwin Espejo Sep 22, 2014
Forty two years on, people who tasted firsthand the horrors of martial law can still recall in detail the agony they went through. Their stories have been told and retold countless times. Yet, they still feel their accounts have not been told enough. For the 3,000 or so others, their stories are unfinished, like the brothers
Edwin Espejo Sep 16, 2014
General Santos City has been named the country’s easiest city to start a business by the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group. The ranking was based on the number of procedures, processing days and costs of processing in starting a business. The list is the latest released by the World Bank
Edwin Espejo Sep 12, 2014
Not too fast. Organizers of this year’s Tuna Festival in General Santos City billed Thursday’s festival event as a world record-breaking attempt. Well, they may have established a record but nothing in the Guinness Book of World Records suggests that one was broken when 33.61 metric tons of yellowfin tuna were weighed and displayed at
Edwin Espejo Sep 06, 2014
The science manager of the world’s foremost tuna fishing organization said the Philippines is one of the member- countries of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention (WCPFC) that is relatively compliant with the conservation measures imposed by the tuna governing body. Dr. Sung Kwon Soh, science manager of WCPFC, made this observation during his
Edwin Espejo Sep 05, 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – A US$2 billion food market in the Middle East is waiting for Philippine producers of fresh and processed tuna, according to Gil Herico, the country’s agriculture attaché to the United Arab Emirates.
Edwin Espejo Sep 04, 2014
General Santos City Mayor Ronnel Rivera, Greenpeace and World Wildlife Forum (WWF) have swapped sharp remarks after the environment groups said it is no longer appropriate to call the city the Tuna Capital of the Philippines.