GenSan - updates

Rappler's latest stories on GenSan


Mandaluyong, Bataan claim victories in MPBL

Jul 18, 2018 - 11:46 PM

The Mandaluyong El Tigre edge the Navotas Clutch while the Bataan Risers nip the GenSan Warriors

LEADER. Ray Parks leads the Mandaluyong El Tigre with 19 points and 8 rebounds. Photo from MPBL

Pacquiao sends Mayweather GenSan hoops invite

May 10, 2018 - 2:38 PM

The Filipino ring icon says Mayweather can swing by General Santos for some pick-up basketball games

BUSY. Manny Pacquiao has been training in General Santos City for his July 15 bout with Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse. File photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Budayaw, a rich ASEAN festival, held for first time in PH

Sep 23, 2017 - 8:27 PM

Celebrated in General Santos City, Budayaw cultural festival showcases performances and creative expressions from different ASEAN countries


PH-Indonesia RoRo first to sail on new shipping route

Apr 28, 2017 - 4:59 PM

The new route within the BIMP EAGA will open on April 30 and is expected to boost trade and relations between PH and Indonesia

NEW ROUTE. The new shipping route between the Philippines and Indonesia is expected to boost trade and relations between the two countries.

GenSan boxing prospects invade Manila for free show

Apr 26, 2016 - 7:38 PM

Unbeaten fighters Magic Mike Plania and Lorence Rosas clash in a 10 round bantamweight fight on a show free to the public this Saturday at Makati Square Arena

BRAWL AT THE MALL. 'Magic' Mike Plania (L) and Lorence Rosas (R) clash in a fight between two men who have yet to taste defeat as professionals

Pinoy boxer Joebert Alvarez scores upset KO over Jonathan Gonzalez

Mar 20, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Alvarez scores a 6th round technical knockout over the former amateur star in Puerto Rico to earn the biggest victory of his career

Frozen tuna imports buoys GenSan’s fish production in H1

Aug 07, 2015 - 1:59 PM

Overall local production drops 33 in H1 due to the prolonged dry season global decline in tuna catch and Indonesian restrictions on foreign fishing vessels

SOCCSKSARGEN: 10 Things to Do

May 05, 2015 - 4:58 PM

It s not all about the Pacquiaos Or the tuna

GenSan mulls closing down public market

May 01, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Mayor Ronnel Rivera is studying a proposal to build a bigger and modern public market in Barangay Labangal some 3 km away from its present site

CLOSING DOWN? The General Santos city government plans to close down its public market to build a 'bigger and more modern' one in Barangay Labangal, some 3 kilometers away from the present site. Photo by Edwin Espejo, Rappler

Mindanao bombs: over 300 killed in 12 yrs

Aug 03, 2013 - 10:55 AM

Are the perpetrators shifting arenas for their attacks? Who are they? Are they different faces of the same group more ferocious in their purpose?

PNoy goes local, sees yellow in foes

Apr 27, 2013 - 8:31 PM

Many have conceded that for the first time the Antoninos are in danger of losing their tight grip on General Santos City

Photo by Ronald Velasquez

Why GenSan is the tuna capital of the PH

Mar 16, 2013 - 4:41 PM

General Santos is home to 6 of the country’s 7 tuna caning plants while Region 9 is host to 11 of the country’s sardine production

PH tuna fishers get boost

Apr 06, 2012 - 11:09 AM

120 000 GenSan residents are said to be directly and indirectly dependent on the tuna industry

2-8 hours of daily brownouts loom in GenSan

Mar 10, 2012 - 6:44 PM

The NPC decided to limit supply contracts with utility firms on a yearly basis due to inadequate capacities from its remaining generating plants