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Gov. Solon visits Starkey Hearing Foundation beneficiaries

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 27, 2014) – Sarangani Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon visits the beneficiaries of Starkey Hearing Foundation on November 24 at Lagao Gymnasium. The foundation conducted a three-day hearing mission for Sarangani and Gensan beneficiaries. Thousands of recipients availed of free hearing aids/earmolds costing P10,000 to P20,000 each. The USA-based international charity organization became a partner of the Provincial Government of Sarangani with the help of Cong. Manny Pacquiao and Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Founder of Starkey Hearing Foundation arrives

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 27, 2014) – Sarangani Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon welcomes William F. Austin (center), founder of Starkey Hearing Foundation, on November 22 at the General Santos City International Airport. Built on Austin's vision, "So the World May Hear," the foundation fits more than 100,000 hearing aids annually to children and adults through global hearing missions and the daily efforts of its domestic Hear Now program. Gov. Solon signed a deed of donation after having been authorized by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan headed by Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao, accepting the millions-worth of hearing aids from Starkey. Joining them is Dr. Arvin Alejandro, OIC Sarangani Provin...
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Hearing aid recipient thanks Starkey

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 27, 2014) – Words are not enough to express the joy of this young boy, a recipient of hearing aid from the Starkey Hearing Foundation, after being mounted with a hearing aid on November 23 at Lagao Gymnasium. The team members of the foundation are delighted as well to see joyful faces of their beneficiaries. Richard Brown (right) is the foundation’s president. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Starkey Hearing Foundation improves lives

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 27, 2014) – A staff of the Starkey Hearing Foundation gladly tests the hearing aid on an old-woman beneficiary during the first day of the hearing mission on November 23 at Lagao Gymnasium while the latter shows a cheerful smile. Hearing aids are important tools and the foundation really strives to empower the people it helps toward a better life and leave them with the knowledge that they too can improve the lives of others. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Starkey medical mission helps thousands

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 27, 2014) - Sarangani beneficiaries receive hearing aid from Starkey Hearing Foundation during the three-day medical mission held at Lagao Gymnasium on November 23-25. The medical mission was in partnership with the Provincial Local Government Unit of Sarangani headed by Congressman Emmanuel Pacquiao, Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon and Vice Governor Jinkee Pacquiao. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Cong. Pacquiao thanks Sarangani constituents

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 26, 2014) – Cong. Manny Pacquiao expresses his gratitude to the people of Sarangani for their overwhelming support to his boxing career through the years during the press conference held Monday, November 24, at Sarangani Capitol. He emphatically stated that it was God’s strength that empowered him to win the recent fight against American boxer Chris Algieri. He also humorously said that he felt the support when he knew that people never get tired of seeing his face from time to time. Joining him in the press conference are Gensan Mayor Ronnel Rivera, Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao and Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE...
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Fans cheer Cong. Pacquiao

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 26, 2014) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon with Board Member Virgilio Clark Tobias shouts aloud in victory as Cong. Manny Pacquiao knocks down his opponent, Chris Algieri, during their boxing match on November 23 in Macau, China. A free pay-per-view was provided by the provincial government at the Sarangani Capitol Gymnasium for the avid fans of the People’s Champ. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Planeside honors for Cong. Pacquiao

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 26, 2014) – World Boxing Champion Cong. Manny Pacquiao with Glan Mayor Tata Yap salutes during the military honors and hero’s welcome upon his much-awaited and highly-anticipated arrival straight from his fight in Macau, China on Monday, November 24, at General Santos City International Airport. The plane, carrying him and his entire family and friends, landed at around 4:30 in the afternoon. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Residents of Gensan, Sarangani welcome Cong. Pacquiao

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 26, 2014) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon joins the Boxing Champ Manny Pacquiao and his entourage on a motorcade on Monday, November 24, within General Santos City and Sarangani Province. Government officials, employees of the Pacquiao Group of Companies, representatives of schools and colleges and ordinary individuals welcomed and congratulated the internationally renowned boxing icon by following the caravan and shaking hands with him on the streets. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Sarangani Capitol employees welcome Cong. Pacquiao

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 26, 2014) – The extremely excited Sarangani Capitol employees and avid fans vigorously gather around their idol,  People’s Champ Manny Pacquiao, with ecstatic smiles on their faces and cameras on their hands upon his homecoming on  November 24 at the Capitol lobby. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Sarangani Capitol Gym erupts in cheers as Cong. Pacquiao wins

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 26, 2014) – Some 6,000 spectators at Sarangani Capitol Gymnasium altogether shout and applaud for the victory of Cong. Manny Pacquiao against American boxer Chris Algieri during their boxing match on November 23. A free pay-per-view was provided by the provincial government at the Sarangani Capitol Gymnasium for the avid fans of the People’s Champ. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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The Pearl of Sarangani candidates

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 26, 2014) – The lovely candidates for the Pearl of Sarangani 2014 pose during the press conference of Cong. Manny Pacquiao on November 24 at the Capitol lobby. The pageant’s coronation night will take place on Friday, November 28, at the Capitol Center Stage as part of the celebration of the 22nd Foundation 22nd Founding Day anniversary and 12th MunaTo Festival of Sarangani Province. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Warm welcome awaits Cong. Pacquiao’s return

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 26, 2014) - Thousands of Sarangans witness the pay-per-view bout between Cong. Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri. Pacquiao won via unanimous decision. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Welcome home Cong. Pacquiao

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 26, 2014) - Sarangani Cong. Manny Pacquiao arrives at General Santos City Airport after defeating American Chris Algieri in Macau, China last November 24. Congressman Pacquiao proceeded to the Sarangani Capitol for his press conference. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Kiamba police seizes hot lumber from Sultan Kudarat

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 24, 2014) – Almost P400,000 worth lumber from Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat were intercepted by the composite team of Kiamba Police Station and the Provincial Natural Resources Office (LGU-PENRO) at dawn on November 18 at the Community Police Assistance Center (CPAC) No. 1 in Sitio Ubbog, Barangay Badtasan after confirming that the lumber permits were falsified.

The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of DENR in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat told the Kiamba police that the documents presented were all fake.

Around 2 o’clock in the morning of November 18, the composite team flagged down a white Isuzu Forward truck with plate numbe...
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Gov. Solon visits Starkey Hearing Founda...
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 27, 2014) – Sarangani Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon visits the beneficiaries of Starkey Hearing Foundation on November 24 at Lagao Gymnasium. The foundation conducted a t...
Founder of Starkey Hearing Foundation ar...
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 27, 2014) – Sarangani Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon welcomes William F. Austin (center), founder of Starkey Hearing Foundation, on November 22 at the General Santos City ...
Hearing aid recipient thanks Starkey
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 27, 2014) – Words are not enough to express the joy of this young boy, a recipient of hearing aid from the Starkey Hearing Foundation, after being mounted with a hearin...
Starkey Hearing Foundation improves live...
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 27, 2014) – A staff of the Starkey Hearing Foundation gladly tests the hearing aid on an old-woman beneficiary during the first day of the hearing mission on November 2...
Starkey medical mission helps thousands
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 27, 2014) - Sarangani beneficiaries receive hearing aid from Starkey Hearing Foundation during the three-day medical mission held at Lagao Gymnasium on November 23-25. Th...
Cong. Pacquiao thanks Sarangani constitu...
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 26, 2014) – Cong. Manny Pacquiao expresses his gratitude to the people of Sarangani for their overwhelming support to his boxing career through the years during the press...
Fans cheer Cong. Pacquiao
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 26, 2014) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon with Board Member Virgilio Clark Tobias shouts aloud in victory as Cong. Manny Pacquiao knocks down his opponent, Chris Algieri, d...
Planeside honors for Cong. Pacquiao
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 26, 2014) – World Boxing Champion Cong. Manny Pacquiao with Glan Mayor Tata Yap salutes during the military honors and hero’s welcome upon his much-awaited and highly...
Residents of Gensan, Sarangani welcome C...
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 26, 2014) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon joins the Boxing Champ Manny Pacquiao and his entourage on a motorcade on Monday, November 24, within General Santos City and Sara...
Sarangani Capitol employees welcome Cong...
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 26, 2014) – The extremely excited Sarangani Capitol employees and avid fans vigorously gather around their idol,  People’s Champ Manny Pacquiao, with ecstatic smiles ...
Sarangani Capitol Gym erupts in cheers a...
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 26, 2014) – Some 6,000 spectators at Sarangani Capitol Gymnasium altogether shout and applaud for the victory of Cong. Manny Pacquiao against American boxer Chris Algieri...
The Pearl of Sarangani candidates
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 26, 2014) – The lovely candidates for the Pearl of Sarangani 2014 pose during the press conference of Cong. Manny Pacquiao on November 24 at the Capitol lobby. The pagean...
Warm welcome awaits Cong. Pacquiao’s r...
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 26, 2014) - Thousands of Sarangans witness the pay-per-view bout between Cong. Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri. Pacquiao won via unanimous decision. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGA...
Welcome home Cong. Pacquiao
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (November 26, 2014) - Sarangani Cong. Manny Pacquiao arrives at General Santos City Airport after defeating American Chris Algieri in Macau, China last November 24. Congressman Pac...
Kiamba police seizes hot lumber from Sul...
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 24, 2014) – Almost P400,000 worth lumber from Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat were intercepted by the composite team of Kiamba Police Station and the Provincial Natural Resourc...