Category Archives: koronadal

Koronadal’s P150M transport terminal ready for operation

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 24 Aug) – The city government has fast-tracked the crafting of its Local Public Transport Route Plan (LPTRP) to pave the way for the operationalization of its newly completed P150-million integrated transport terminal. Mayor Peter Miguel said Friday they have commissioned a comprehensive study to establish the city’s public transportation system, […]

Manhunt on for 2 ‘notorious’ jail escapees in Koronadal

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 15 Jan) – Authorities have launched a massive manhunt against two “notorious” inmates who bolted from the South Cotabato Rehabilitation and Detention Center or provincial jail in Koronadal City early on Monday. Juan Lanzaderas, provincial jail warden, identified the escapees as Andy Evangelista, 30, of Norala town in South Cotabato, […]

P75M halal lab to open in Koronadal next year

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 16 Aug) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Region 12 is pushing for the operationalization by early next year of its P75-million national halal laboratory in Koronadal City. Dr. Zenaida Hadji Raof Laidan, DOST-12 regional director, said Wednesday the construction of the project’s final phase is currently […]

Koronadal allocates P21M for traffic lights

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 16 Aug) – The city government has allocated some P21 million for the installation of traffic lights and improvement of the city’s street lighting system and structures. Engr. Ruel Tianchon, chief of the City Engineer’s Office, said Wednesday preparations are underway for the implementation of the two projects in major roads […]

Koronadal targets October completion of delayed P150M transport terminal project

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 26 July) – The city government of Koronadal is targeting the full completion by October of its P150-million modern integrated transport terminal complex. Engr. Zaldy Gayosa, terminal project monitoring manager, said the project is now about 70 percent complete and the construction works are ongoing for several remaining structures. He […]

Koronadal riders to attempt Guinness records

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 28 April) – Around 3,000 motorcycle enthusiasts have confirmed to join this city’s historic bid on Saturday, April 29, to set new Guinness world records. Judith Amido, Koronadal City information officer, said Friday such figure was based on registration records for the world record attempts for the “most number of motorcycle engines started […]

39 families lose homes in Koronadal fire

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 5 Apr) – At least 39 families lost their homes in a huge fire in a crowded residential community in Koronadal City Tuesday night. Sr. Insp. Reginald Legaste, Koronadal City fire marshal, said the fire broke out around 7:50 p.m. in one of the houses in Block 2 of Casa Subdivision in Purok […]

SUV in ‘rent-sangla’ scam recovered in Koronadal

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 22 Feb) – Joint police operatives recovered in nearby Koronadal City a sports utility vehicle (SUV) that is reportedly owned by a victim of car rental swindle or “rent–sangla” scam from Laguna province. Chief Insp. Arnold Cariño, Highway Patrol Group (HPG)-South Cotabato chief, said Wednesday they recovered the maroon Mitsubishi Montero […]

Armed men burn 5 dump trucks, payloaders in Koronadal

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews /07 December) —   Some 20 heavily-armed men stormed the quarry site of Happy Living Realty and Development Corporation in Purok Aquino, Barangay Concepcion at past 7 p.m. Tuesday and set on fire five dump trucks and payloaders, Supt. Barney Condes, Koronadal City police chief, said Wednesday. He said no one was hurt in […]

T’nalak Festival

Students from Lake Sebu, South Cotabato perform during the street dancing competition that highlights the Golden Foundation Anniversary and T’nalak Festival of the province on Monday (July 18, 2016) in Koronadal City. The province is home to the world-famous T’nalak, a handwoven abaca fabric made by the T’boli indigenous peoples. MindaNews photo by Keith Bacongco

Chiz Escudero to government: respond to Mindanao’s concerns quickly

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Following the successive bombings of NGCP towers here in Mindanao and even the lack of water (the Zamboanga City Water District has announced water rationing starting January 7, 2016!), I’m glad that Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero has called on the national government to focus its attention and support for the people of Mindanao. “Malacanang should have all hands on-deck with regard to the problems currently besetting Mindanao. The list is getting alarmingly long and there is apparently no end in sight for many of these problems,” said Escudero, the frontrunner in various vice-presidential preference surveys. Foremost among Escudero’s concerns was

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Travel guide: CDO to GenSan by land

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When I got that invitation to experience the Sarangani Bay Festival 2014 a few days ago, I was supposed to fly from CDO to Davao (a half hour flight) then take the bus from Davao to General Santos City (a 3-hour ride). Unfortunately, the airline had other plans – they …

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Mindanaoan is 2013 Mindanao Blogger Of The Year

It still feels a bit surreal, truth be told. Winning the 2013 Mindanao Blogger Of The Year award and the Best Lifestyle Blog award during the Mindanao Blog Awards 2013 held last October 26, 2013 in Davao City was the farthest thing from my mind. I was there to meet …

Getting married? Here’s how to win a FREE engagement shoot

Getting hitched soon? Here’s a great way for you to save on your wedding preparation expenses! Just visit the One Happy Story Photography booth during the Kasalang Filipino 2013 bridal fair at Centrio Ayala Mall, Cagayan de Oro City from September 13 to 15, 2013. Not only do you get …

Clean low cost electricity in Philippines? Yes!

I have so much respect for people and organizations that champion alternative sources of energy for clean and reliable electrical power production! Currently, we depend largely on hydropower plants. Some electric cooperatives also use several solar panels to augment their sources of energy (Cagayan de Oro’s CEPALCO has a solar panel area) and we all […]