DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Oct. 21, 2015) — Haze has reached the Davao region since Monday morning, October 19.
General Santos City (May 23, 2015) — Twenty urban poor families and relocation beneficiaries residing at Zone 3, Purok Magsaysay-A, Barangay Labangal, this city, are now crying “injustice!” at a court-ordered demolition that will evict them from their own homes where they have lived for the past twenty-seven years since 1988.
MANILA, Philippines (May 5, 2015) — The extent of problems hounding the workers of Philippine tuna export giant Citra Mina has prompted a Filipino priest to seek the intervention of Pope Francis.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines (Apr. 10, 2015) — Time and tide may have restored a portion of the shoreline in General Santos that “sank” in February and created a deep blue hole just feet away from houses of informal settlers in an urban poor community right in the middle of this city.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 26 March) – Around P25.7-million worth of agricultural crops here have been devastated due to the impact of the continuing dry spell triggered by the mild El Niño Phenomenon.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/24 March) — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has allotted around P96 million for the expansion this year of the city’s drainage system.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 24 Feb) – The Mines and Geoscience Bureau (MGB) is set to conduct a comprehensive geological study to determine the real cause and extent of a coastal erosion that earlier hit a coastal community here.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/20 February) — The massive shoreline erosion at a coastal community here that earlier triggered the evacuation of 46 families could be due to the re-emergence of a “condemned” creek in the area, a city official said.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 18 Feb) — The city government is pushing for the immediate relocation of residents settled near the shores of a coastal village here following a suspected coastal erosion in the area last Sunday.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 18 Feb) – An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) from this city and a visiting flight attendant are currently undergoing quarantine due to possible infection with the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).