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Wednesday 1st October 2014
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General Santos Facts


Population: Approx 279,343
Longitude: 125.25
Latitude: 6.1
Street Map: Click Here
Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Gen. Santos
(about 4 miles away)

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News Headlines

Breaking the child-trafficking cycle
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines---It was the accidental discovery of a child-trafficking syndicate in General Santos City that made chief social worker Rebecca Magante think deeply about the urgency of her duty.   On Aug. 13, two girls, ages 11 and 16 years, were rescued by agents of the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission from a bar owned by Harrold Ronald Paddock, an American, and ...
RDC-12 ups preparations for ASEAN integration
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/29 September) — In a bid to enhance the area’s preparations for next year’s integration of the 10 member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN),… »
GenSan extends immunization drive for 10 days
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/01 September) — Health authorities have extended the supplemental mass immunization activities for measles, rubella and polio in the city to 10 more days in a bid… »
DSWD mulls raise in grants under CCT program
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/30 September) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is studying the possibility of increasing the financial grants under the national government’s flagship conditional cash… »
Why Pacquiao adviser likes GenSan fans
MANILA – The chief adviser of Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is grateful to the people of General Santos City for their respect towards the "Pacman," especially in the midst of his training camp.
Security in GenSan tightened after explosion at city plaza
General Santos City–Local authorities have tightened security following an explosion that rocked the city Tuesday night leaving at least nine people injured. BOMB EXPLOSION – Members of the PNP-Bomb Disposal Team look for pieces of evidence from the area where an unidentified bomb exploded in front of General Santos City Hall Tuesday night. ...
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Sports Headlines

FCC votes to do away with sports TV blackout rule
By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to eliminate a decades-old rule that has prohibited pay-TV providers from airing some home sports games, such as NFL football, if tickets to those games did not sell out. In a bipartisan 5-0 vote, the FCC did away with a 1975 sports blackout rule that has been backed by the broadcasters and ...
Football commands highest TV ad prices
NEW YORK (AP) — Pro football pays the bills in prime-time television.
Football legend Joe Montana visits kids in SF neighborhood
After a series of violent incidents prompted a peace march by residents of the South of the Market Area (SoMA), the kids in the neighborhood got a morale booster with a rare visit from football legend Joe Montana.
Messi, Barcelona top AP global football poll
Lionel Messi's 400th and 401st Barcelona goals helped him edge out teammate Neymar by a point to take leading player honors in The Associated Press global football poll on Tuesday.
Football: Hull name change now in arbitration - FA
Hull City owner Assem Allam's bid to change the club's name to Hull Tigers, rejected by the Football Association, is currently in FA arbitration, the ruling body confirmed on Tuesday.
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