The Bonchon Chicken restaurant in General Santos City is located inside the Veranza shopping mall. Bonchon Chicken is a popular Korean restaurant chain rapidly expanding in the Philippines. Since its restaurant opened its doors, diners have been waiting to get a taste of Bonchon’s unique crunchy and tasty chicken wings and drumsticks. Bonchon’s chicken can be described as very crunchy yet light and not oily, with hot moist juicy meat and flavored the Bonchon way.
The secret to preparing crispy chicken is the double-frying technique, where the first process gets rid of the unnecessary chicken fat giving it a more crispier, and the subsequent fry has their special soy garlic or spicy sauce for the added flavor. Continue reading
General Paulino Santos Museum is located at the Notre Dame Dadiangas College in General Santos City. The General Paulino Santos Museum envisions to preserve the memorabilia of Gen. Paulino Santos and the settlers who came with him in 1939, as well as those who followed after them, imbued by their Pioneering Spirit. Being the first formal museum in General Santos City, it envisions:
Carved out of the wilderness of Mindanao is 1939 as a part of the “land for the Landless Program” of President Manuel Quezon, General Santos City and the surrounding provinces of Southern Mindanao, now known as SOCSKSARGEN, has evolved into a bustling fishing and agro-industrial pillar of Mindanao. Continue reading
The General Santos International Airport is located in Barangay Fatima in General Santos City. The airport, also referred to as the GenSan Airport by the locals, began commercial operations in 1996. When it opened, it was the biggest airport facility in Mindanao, occupying 600 hectares of real estate. It was built largely on grants from the United States through the United States Agency for International Development. The General Santos International Airport replaced the old Buayan Airport, which is now used by the Philippine Air Force as a satellite station. The airport serves as a primary gateway for the SOCSARGEN (South Cotabato, Saranggani, and General Santos) region. The newly built airport considered as one of the best airports in the country due to the panoramic view of Mount Matutum on its background, a glimpse of the city on one side and the clear Continue reading
Olaer Spring Resort is located in Apopong in General Santos City. Olaer Spring is free-flowing natural swimming pool. Water flows, bubbles from the huge underground boulders and stream of varying depths of the connecting areas or pools for children and adults. Water is believed to be therapeutic and a little lukewarm. Facilities include dressing room, showers room, picnic huts and tables, wide parking space. Olaer Spring Resort is a 15 minute ride from the city Continue reading
The General Santos City Port Complex is located in Tambler, General Santos City in South Cotabato. The Fish Port covers an area of 11 hectares and is a facility for the unloading and marketing of marine products both for local and foreign markets, Harbor operations which include maintenance and repair of fish vessels; and Processing and Refrigeration activities. The General Santos Fish Port is the nation’s second largest fish port after Navotas. The operationalization of the GSFPC is considered of great importance to the East Asian Growth Area(EAGA) as it is envisioned to be a major fishing post-harvest project in Mindanao area. GSFPC boast complete six -35°C cold storage with a 300 MT capacity each, 4- tons/day brine freezer; a 60 tonner ice plant and a 758 meters of landing/preparation area. Continue reading
Nopol Hills is General Santos City‘s highest camping ground in elevation and gives a good panoramic view of Sarangani Bay and its neighboring towns. Located in Mabuhay, it is 45 minutes away from General Santos City. Nopol Hills is the only land area in the City with 200 hectares or more of tropical forest and animals especially warty pigs. It is a good place for camping and viewing the city at night time. The place also offers scenic view of the City. South Cotabato, Sarangani Province and Sarangani Bay. The commute to Nopol Hills is via unpaved roads to Leyson Cattle Ranch.
The MSU Museum is located at the Tambler MSU in in General Santos City. It features a collection of artifacts and relics of the rich cultural heritage of the place.
Gumasa Beach is located in Glan, Sarangani and is a popular beach destination in this southern part of Mindanao. It is a long stretch of powdery white sand beaches with alluring beauty of paradise, bountiful fresh coconut fruits and open grassland. Gumasa Beach serves as the epicenter of the annual Sarangani Bay Festival (Sarbay Fest), one of the country’s biggest beach party in the country. Over 40,000 attendees from all over the country, including foreign visitors, party non-stop for 3 days and 2 nights in Glan’s renowned attraction. But when the music dies down, the fishing village switches back to its paradisaical state. Only the orchestra of waves sweeping the powdery shores, the sweet chirps of birds, and the bristles of swaying coconut trees filled the airwaves. Fiery sunsets, tranquil tides, and two kilometers of white sand – Gumasa Beach in its Continue reading
Consulate of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea
RD Corporation Compound
1st Road Calumpang
General Santos City
Telephone: (038) 552-7626 or 552-3590
Fax: (038) 552-4595
Diplomatic representation of Papua New Guinea in the Philippines. Contact this office for Consular services, citizen services including Papua New Guinea passport applications, extensions, lost/stolen documents, Papua New Guinea Citizenship; Citizen Registration, Notary services, visa requirements for Continue reading