In four days we will know who is the winner in the mayoralty race in General Santos City. But unlike the last four elections, predicting the victor here is no easy job. If the power issue has become a thorn in the side of re-electionist mayor Darlene Antonino-Custodio, the latest poster caper against her rivals...
Antonino family’s failure to face up to power crisis could cost them dear in upcoming election For the first time since they began to hold political fort in General Santos City in the southern Philippines in 1992, the Antoninos have never felt so threatened and so in danger of losing their once impregnable political fiefdom...
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – President Benigno Aquino III arrived here Friday afternoon (April 26) to lead a big rally on Saturday, April 27 for his coalition Team Pnoy as the May elections head into the homestretch. Aquino is also here to give a strong, final push for the re-election bid of General Santos City Mayor...
The vessels carrying the hundreds of lost tuna fishermen did not have the required equipment, but even that may not have been enough to save them in the face of the perfect storm, writes Edwin Espejo On Saturday Darlene Antonino Custodio, Mayor of General Santos City in the southern Philippines, led officials and the families...
Forty days after super typhoon Pablo ravaged the Philippines, leaving 358 tuna fishermen missing in addition to the 8 confirmed dead, I tried to coax Mayor Darlene Antonino-Custodio into looking at the possibility of honoring all the missing and dead tuna fishermen with a memorial wall or monument where their names will be inscribed. I...
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