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This haven of peace-loving people in Southern Philippines flaunts with fascinating sights and scenes and the affluence of Sarangani Bay, the long stretch of white sand coastline, dive spots, river tubing and waterfalls.

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Gov. Solon leads medical mission

MALAPATAN, Sarangani (January 27, 2015) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon (center, in white polo) assists 72-year old Lukaya Morsal, one of the PWD beneficiaries who received a wheelchair during the medical mission held at Barangay Tuyan on January 23. The medical mission was initiated by the provincial government in partnership with Sigay Kauyagan Incorporated, Starkey Hearing Foundation, Latter-day Saints Charities and Local Government Unit of Malapatan. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Health partners conduct free med services in Sarangani

MALAPATAN, Sarangani (January 27, 2015) - Partners from Sigay Kauyaugan Incorporated, Starkey Hearing Foundation, and Latter-day Saints Charities conduct free medical check-up in barangay Tuyan on January 23. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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PWD receives New Year’s gift

MALAPATAN, Sarangani (January 27, 2015) - Tuamina Ismael, 67, receives her wheelchair during the medical mission spearheaded by the provincial government at Barangay Tuyan on January 23. The wheelchairs are donated by the Sigay Kauyagan Incorporated, Starkey Hearing Foundation, Latter-day Saints Charities and Local Government Unit of Malapatan. Also in photo are Asma Akmad (2nd from left) and Linda Marcelo (2nd from right) from the office of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon and Barangay Captain Mohamad Amer Harid (extreme right). (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Sulong Sarangani reaches remote village

ALABEL, Sarangani (January 22, 2015) - Sulong Sarangani program rolls out in Barangay Datal Anggas Monday, January 19. Sulong Sarangani is a flagship program of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon which aims to uplift and improve the lives of the constituents in poorest barangays.  (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Vice Gov. Jinkee celebrates birthday with SC and PWDs

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (January 22, 2015) - Vice Governor Jinkee Pacquiao and her twin sister Janet Jamora celebrate their birthday with over 400 senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWD) coming from the seven municipalities of Sarangani at Pacman Gym on January 12. Attendees enjoyed a sumptuous lunch and received gift packs from the celebrants, as well as an opportunity to hear the Word of God. (Quenny D. Dandan/Vice Governor’s Office)


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Soldiers deploy in Maitum barangays

MAITUM, Sarangani (January 22, 2015) - Mayor Pepito Catimbang and Lt. Col. Ronald Jess Alcudia, commander of the 27th Infantry Battalion (IB), exchange their papers after signing a memorandum of understanding during the send-off ceremony of the 27th IB peace development teams at the Maitum Municipal Hall Monday, January 19. The team, headed by Capt. Edsil Escote, is to be sent to the 19 barangays of Maitum. The soldiers' main task is to conduct bayanihan activities and help the community members maintain peace and security. (Joylyn Ty/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Chiefs welcome military in villages

MAITUM, Sarangani (January 22, 2015) - Association of Barangay Captains president Gary Lee Perrett leads the signing of the memorandum of understanding while his co-barangay captains line up after him during the send-off ceremony of the 27th IB peace development teams at the Maitum Municipal Hall Monday, January 19. Soldiers of the 27th IB headed by Capt. Edsil Escote are to be sent to the 19 barangays of Maitum to conduct bayanihan activities and help the community members maintain peace and security. (Joylyn Ty/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Sarangani officials deliver equipment to police

ALABEL, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon (in pink) and Board Members Eduardo Paras Sr. (2nd from left),  Cornelio Martinez Jr., Abdulracman Pangolima, Cesar Nallos Jr., Virgilio Clark Tobias, Elmer De Peralta and Arman Guili turn over units of communication equipment and motorcycles worth P300,000 to the Sarangani Provincial Police Office (SPPO) thru Police Chief Inspector Joffel Remudaro and Police Senior Inspector Jude Marlon Del Carmen on January 12 at the SPPO Compound, Kawas. The Provincial Government of Sarangani pledged to continuously give its full support to the efforts of the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines in the anti...
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Gov. Solon, Vice Gov. Jinkee meet Capitol officials, employees

ALABEL, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – The emblem of joy expressed by the two of the highest leaders of the province, Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon and Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao, in a candid conversation with the Capitol officials and employees on January 12 at the Capitol prior to the surprise party hosted by the Sarangani Provincial Government for the vice governor’s 36th birthday. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Boy receives wheelchair from Serbisyong Sarangan, partners

ALABEL, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – A young boy shows gladness with his kin as they receive a customized wheelchair from the Provincial Government of Sarangani in strong partnership with the Physicians for Peace, Latter Day Saints Charities, Cebu Pacific, World Health Organization (WHO) thru Cheryl Ann Xavier, and James L. Chiongbian and Sons Corporation during the free wheelchair and other mobility aids distribution of the Serbisyong Sarangan Community Outreach Program on January 12 at the Capitol gymnasium. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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EMB to install air quality monitoring system at Capitol

ALABEL, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) unanimously approves the authority of the governor to sign the Memorandum of Agreement with the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of DENR XII during its first regular session of the year on January 13 for the installation of a P10 million-worth of Ambient Air Quality Monitoring System inside the Capitol to monitor the air quality of the whole province and recommend measures/policies if needed, in consonance with RA No. 8749 or the Philippine Clean Air Act. Engr. Sophie Manuel, Pollution Control Division chief of EMB (at the rostrum) with Board Member Cesar Nallos Jr., environment committee head, briefed the SP ...
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Sarangani, partners give away mobility aids

ALABEL, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – Linda Marcelo, staff of the office of Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon, instructs the proper way of using crutches to one of the beneficiaries during the free wheelchair and other mobility aids distribution of the Serbisyong Sarangan Community Outreach Program of the Provincial Government of Sarangani in strong partnership with the Physicians for Peace, Latter Day Saints Charities, Cebu Pacific, World Health Organization (WHO) thru Cheryl Ann Xavier, and James L. Chiongbian and Sons Corporation on January 12 at the Capitol gymnasium. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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SP approves watershed conservation project

ALABEL, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – Board Member Cesar Nallos Jr., environment committee chairman with Board Member Cyril John Rustico Yap, local enactment committee head, leads the approval of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) with Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao during its first regular session of the year on January 13 on the  authority of the governor to sign a contract with Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Internationale Zusammernarbeit (GIZ)-GmbH-German Development Corporation as the primary funding agency for the project called Conservation of Mt. Latian Complex located in Barangay Datal Anggas, Alabel. The German government will download P1.2 million for the study to be conducted ...
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Merry Hearts Ministries in public school

GLAN, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – The Provincial Government of Sarangani is grateful to Merry Heart Ministries of North Carolina, U.S.A with the Child Evangelism Fellowship(CEF) for visiting and choosing the province to share the Word of God by telling stories, presenting puppet shows, feeding hot meals, and distributing flip flops, clothes, hygiene kits, eyeglasses, personally-made bracelets, and other gifts to 4,300 adults and 7,200 children. Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon joined them at the Big Margus Elementary School on January 8. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE


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Word of God shared in school

GLAN, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – The team from the Merry Heart Ministries of North Carolina, U.S.A gladly shares the Word of God by telling stories, presenting puppet shows, feeding hot meals, and distributing flip flops, clothes, hygiene kits, eyeglasses, personally-made bracelets, and other gifts to hundreds of adults and children on January 8 in Big Margus Elementary School, one of their beneficiary-public schools in Sarangani Province. They consider themselves neither as pastors nor evangelists but as persons who are intimately in love with the Lord, causing them to share God’s love and blessings to other people. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Gov. Solon leads medical mission
MALAPATAN, Sarangani (January 27, 2015) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon (center, in white polo) assists 72-year old Lukaya Morsal, one of the PWD beneficiaries who received a wheelchair during the m...
Health partners conduct free med service...
MALAPATAN, Sarangani (January 27, 2015) - Partners from Sigay Kauyaugan Incorporated, Starkey Hearing Foundation, and Latter-day Saints Charities conduct free medical check-up in barangay Tuyan on Jan...
PWD receives New Year’s gift
MALAPATAN, Sarangani (January 27, 2015) - Tuamina Ismael, 67, receives her wheelchair during the medical mission spearheaded by the provincial government at Barangay Tuyan on January 23. The wheelchai...
Sulong Sarangani reaches remote village
ALABEL, Sarangani (January 22, 2015) - Sulong Sarangani program rolls out in Barangay Datal Anggas Monday, January 19. Sulong Sarangani is a flagship program of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon which a...
Vice Gov. Jinkee celebrates birthday wit...
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (January 22, 2015) - Vice Governor Jinkee Pacquiao and her twin sister Janet Jamora celebrate their birthday with over 400 senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWD) comin...
Soldiers deploy in Maitum barangays
MAITUM, Sarangani (January 22, 2015) - Mayor Pepito Catimbang and Lt. Col. Ronald Jess Alcudia, commander of the 27th Infantry Battalion (IB), exchange their papers after signing a memorandum of under...
Chiefs welcome military in villages
MAITUM, Sarangani (January 22, 2015) - Association of Barangay Captains president Gary Lee Perrett leads the signing of the memorandum of understanding while his co-barangay captains line up after him...
Sarangani officials deliver equipment to...
ALABEL, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon (in pink) and Board Members Eduardo Paras Sr. (2nd from left),  Cornelio Martinez Jr., Abdulracman Pangolima, Cesar Nallos Jr., V...
Gov. Solon, Vice Gov. Jinkee meet Capito...
ALABEL, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – The emblem of joy expressed by the two of the highest leaders of the province, Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon and Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao, in a candid conversat...
Boy receives wheelchair from Serbisyong ...
ALABEL, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – A young boy shows gladness with his kin as they receive a customized wheelchair from the Provincial Government of Sarangani in strong partnership with the Phys...
EMB to install air quality monitoring sy...
ALABEL, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) unanimously approves the authority of the governor to sign the Memorandum of Agreement with the Environmental Management Bure...
Sarangani, partners give away mobility a...
ALABEL, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – Linda Marcelo, staff of the office of Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon, instructs the proper way of using crutches to one of the beneficiaries during the free wheel...
SP approves watershed conservation proje...
ALABEL, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – Board Member Cesar Nallos Jr., environment committee chairman with Board Member Cyril John Rustico Yap, local enactment committee head, leads the approval of...
Merry Hearts Ministries in public school
GLAN, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – The Provincial Government of Sarangani is grateful to Merry Heart Ministries of North Carolina, U.S.A with the Child Evangelism Fellowship(CEF) for visiting and ...
Word of God shared in school
GLAN, Sarangani (January 17, 2015) – The team from the Merry Heart Ministries of North Carolina, U.S.A gladly shares the Word of God by telling stories, presenting puppet shows, feeding hot meals, a...