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HIV/AIDS ON THE RISE IN GENERAL SANTOS CITY

GenSan reports rising cases among younger individuals

 August 23, 2021

GENERAL SANTOS CITY –Health personnel here have raised concern over the increasing number of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) cases among younger individuals.Zyrnx John Octavio, HIV/AIDS Core Team (HACT) nurse and HIV counselor of the City Health… Read More

BRIGADA NEWS exec gunned down in Gensan

Rriding-in-tandem assassins shot dead a top female executive of media network Brigada Group of Companies based in General Santos City, while she was driving home from the office past noon last Friday.

Case ‘solved’ as suspect in GenSan media exec slay nabbed

 June 7, 2021

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Police here have declared “solved” the murder of a female executive of media network Brigada Group of Companies following the arrest of the alleged gunman on Monday morning.Col. Gilberto Tuzon, city police director, identified the suspect as Ralph Gerald Antoy… Read More

Capt. Abdulsalam Mamalinta, chief of city police station 4, identified the victim as Yentez Quintoy, 34, executive office director and chief of staff of Brigada Group which operates a local television station and a network of newspapers and radio stations in Mindanao.

Investigators said the gunmen riding in tandem on a black Kawasaki Bajaj motorcycle appeared to have tailed Quintoy’s vehicle from the office and struck as she reduced speed at the corner of Guinto Street in Purok Masunurin.

Mamalinta said Quintoy was driving a Mitsubishi Xpander along NLSA Road, Barangay San Isidro around 12:15 p.m. when waylaid by the motorcycle-riding gunmen who immediately opened fire at her sports utility vehicle.

The report said Quintoy sustained at least one bullet wound in the body and was taken to the St. Elizabeth Hospital on Santiago Boulevard, where she was declared dead on arrival.

COVID-19 FAILS TO SHAKE DOWN SOUTH COTABATO TOURISM

Tourist arrivals pick up, reaches over 430K in Q1

 April 20, 2021

GENERAL SANTOS CITY –South Cotabato province has started to recover from the drought in tourist arrivals last year due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic as it recorded a total of 434,706 domestic and foreign visitors in the first quarter.A report from the Arts, Culture,… Read More

COMMUNITY GREENING PROGRAM TAKING ROOTS IN SARANGANI

DENR taps 119 Sfamilies for greening projects

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has tapped some 119 households in three municipalities in Sarangani province to help rehabilitate starting this year over 500 hectares of forestland in the area.Forester Abdul Cariga, chief of the Community… Read More

DENR ORDERS CLOSURE OF SOUTH COTABATO INLAND RESORTS

17 resorts shut down for forestry law violations

 

13, 2021

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has ordered the closure of 17 inland resorts here and nearby Polomolok town in South Cotabato for violation of the forestry law.Elvira Lumayag, head of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office, said… Read More