54 qualified players in Davao Chess Challenge Grand Finals

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on 54 qualified players in Davao Chess Challenge Grand Finals 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 21 — A total of 54 qualified players from last year’s monthly competitions are seeing action in the much-awaited Grand Finals of the Davao Monthly Chess Challenge that will be held on January 30 at the NCCC Food Cove, second floor of NCCC Matina, this city.

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Newly-crowned WBF Asia Pacific champ now ready to face veteran boxer from Bukidnon (Sports)

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Newly-crowned WBF Asia Pacific champ now ready to face veteran boxer from Bukidnon (Sports) 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 18 — Newly-crowned World Boxing Federation (WBF) Asia Pacific featherweight champion Rimar Metuda of Sanman Promotions is now ready to fight veteran Jaime Barcelona of Bukidnon in the 10-round main header on November 27 at the San Andres Fishing Industries (SAFI) compound in Barangay Tambler, General Santos City.

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Cargill eyes investment in poultry production in PHL

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cargill eyes investment in poultry production in PHL 

By Kris M. Crismundo

MANILA, Oct. 22 (PNA) — Cargill, an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services, is eyeing to invest in the poultry sector in the Philippines.

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WBC champ Moralde tells Magale to pray after Aussie opponent died

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on WBC champ Moralde tells Magale to pray after Aussie opponent died 

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 15 — Just always pray. It really helps.

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Davao, Sox to tap ‘halal’ mart

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Davao, Sox to tap ‘halal’ mart 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 7 (PNA) — Two Mindanao regions are courting Muslim tourists to visit the region by putting up more restaurants that serve certified halal foods.

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Five of 8 MP Davao boxers win in Tibay ng Pinoy X

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Five of 8 MP Davao boxers win in Tibay ng Pinoy X 

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 7 — Five of the eight boxers from the MP Davao Stable scored contrasting wins in the Tibay ng Pinoy X: Bakbakan sa Labangal held Sunday at the Barangay Labangal gym during the closing of the annual Tuna Festival in General Santos City.

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(Update) Koronadal City dazzles as international folkloric fest opens

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Update) Koronadal City dazzles as international folkloric fest opens 

By Allen Estabillo

KORONADAL CITY, Aug. 11 (PNA) — The entire city practically dazzled on Monday afternoon as the country’s first-ever international folkloric festival formally opened in grand fashion.

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Sultan Kudarat gov says strict monitoring vs entry of fake rice ongoing

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sultan Kudarat gov says strict monitoring vs entry of fake rice ongoing 

ILOILO CITY, July 13 — Sultan Kudarat Governor Datu Suharto Mangudadatu said local officials are now strictly monitoring possible entry of fake rice in their home province.

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Tuna canner expands operation; spends Php15-M for workers’ non-cash benefits

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tuna canner expands operation; spends Php15-M for workers’ non-cash benefits 

MANILA, June 16 — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday lauded one of the country’s biggest tuna fish canners and exporters, General Tuna Corporation, for expanding operation—an indication of its growing confidence in the economy—and spending Php15 million in non-cash benefits for its over 6,000 workers.

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Cabalquinto retains PH title by 1st round KO in Tibay ng Pinoy 8 (Sports)

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cabalquinto retains PH title by 1st round KO in Tibay ng Pinoy 8 (Sports) 

DAVAO CITY, June 1 — Philippine junior welterweight champion Adones “Ironman” Cabalquinto retained his title via a first round knockout as all of the 12 bouts in the “Tibay ng Pinoy 8” ended up via the short route Saturday at the Lagao gym in General Santos City.

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