Like the rest of Mindanao cities that are celebrating their respective festivals, General Santos City is also pushing through with its 15th Tuna Festival that coincides with the 45th Charter Anniversary of the city. This time, close to 500 policemen will be deployed in major activity areas as Mayor Ronnel Rivera acknowledged that security threats...
In a space of two weeks, 15 shooting incidents have rocked General Santos City in the southern Philippines. Thirteen people were killed and 2 others were seriously wounded in the recent surge of killings that baffled even police authorities and worried residents here. The latest murder victim was a vegetable vendor who was shot by...
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...
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