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Thursday 23rd 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

Mindanao’s emerging ‘economic corridor’ gets power capacity boost
The emerging economic corridor of Mindanao in the SOCCSARGEN region will be getting a capacity boost on its energy supply starting this month-end with the scheduled commercial operation of a 20-megawatt bunker-fired power plant in General Santos City. The facility, which is owned and operated by a corporate vehicle of Peakpower Energy Inc. of the A. Brown Co. group, will be feeding its output to ...
Pimentel probes fake land titles in GenSan
MB photo file General Santos City- The Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights is conducting an investigation on the alleged proliferation of more than 5, 000 fake land titles circulating in the city. Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, chair of the Senate justice and human rights committee, expressed alarm over reports that holders of the fake land titles have even staked there are claim ...
Farm equipment, funds worth P204M released to Region 12
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/22 October) — The Department of Agriculture (DA) delivered on Wednesday around P204 million worth of farm machineries and funding for various support projects to farmers groups… »
Mayor reinstated by Sandiganbayan
General Santos City - A town mayor in Sarangani who was ordered suspended by the  Sandiganbayan for three months over a graft case, has been reinstated on Monday. Flor Limpin, Department of Interior and Local Government provincial director for Sarangani, said Maasim Mayor Aniceto Lopez Jr. reassumed his post after he was suspended by Sandiganbayan on July 21, 2014 in connection with a graft case ...
House committee to hold 4 consultations on BBL in Region 12
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 21 Oct) – The House of Representatives’ ad hoc committee studying the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will hold four major public consultations this week… »
Mindanao Newsbits for October 23, 2014
SUSPECTED BOMBER ARRESTED General Santos City – A suspected bomber who has a P1.3-million bounty on his head was arrested Tuesday in Barangay Tuka, Mamasapano town in Maguindanao. The suspect, Abi Salman, alias “Sauman Usman,” was nabbed by operatives of the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission, PNP-Anti Kidnapping Group, PNP-Intelligence Group, and 45th Infantry Battalion. Salman was ...
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Sports Headlines

Football: Ferguson backs 'formidable' Van Gaal to revive United
Alex Ferguson has said the "formidable" Louis van Gaal is the right man to return Manchester United to winning ways once again.
Tony Gonzalez enjoys talking football, too
DENVER (AP) — Tony Gonzalez is having as much fun talking football as he did playing it.
Football: Chelsea chief executive to stand down
Premier League leaders Chelsea said Wednesday that chief executive Ron Gourlay would be leaving his position with the London club to "pursue new business opportunities".
Olympic leaders to finalize Bach's reform package
LONDON (AP) — IOC leaders gather in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux this week to put the finishing touches on a package of reforms, including changes to the bidding process and sports program and creation of an Olympic television channel.
35 players selected for US rugby tour
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Thirty-five players have been chosen for the U.S. national rugby team's tour next month that features a Nov. 1 test against New Zealand in Chicago.
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