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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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Mindanao top officials review 1991 Local Government Code

DAVAO CITY (October 1, 2014) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon reads the materials before the start of the Review of the 1991 Local Government Code, Mindanao-Wide Consultation at Waterfront Hotel Davao on Tuesday, September 30. Top local officials in Mindanao were gathered to discuss and respond to the issues of the local code that govern LGU operations and the possible amendments of its provisions for operation efficiency in the areas of expenditure and revenue assignment, inter-governmental transfer, credit financing, inter-LGU alliances, creation of LGUs, and fiscal administration. Relevant Supreme Court decisions and Congress laws and bills were also presented. DILG Secretary Mar Roxas an...
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Mayor Yap opens Glan’s trade fair

GLAN, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) – Mayor Victor James Yap, Sr. welcomes guests to the launching of Glan Centennial Trade Fair 2014 Tuesday, September 30, which promotes the town’s investments in agri-trade as well as its tourism destinations. (Tres Besana/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Mayor Yap, first buyer in Tabo sa Mercado

GLAN, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) – Mayor Victor James Yap, Sr. participates on Tuesday, September 30, in the ceremonial buying in the Tabo sa Mercado. The ceremonial buying emulates the Chinese selling tradition of keeping the first earnings for good luck. (Tres B. Besana/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Tabo sa Mercado opens exhibits

GLAN, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) - Department of Trade and Industry 12 assistant regional director Dorecita Delima, Mayor Victor James Yap Sr., and municipal administrator Candelaria Yap open the Tabo sa Mercado Barangay Showcase Tuesday, September 30. The booth showcase is a competition among the 31 barangays of Glan vying for the best booth contest that represents a perfect replica of its people, culture, and tourism destinations. (Tres B. Besana/ ARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Trade and tourism officials open SMEs Pasalubong Bazaar

GLAN, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) – Mayor Victor James Yap, Sr. with Department of Trade and Industry 12 assistant regional director Dorecita Delima, municipal administrator Dra. Candelaria Yap, and Region 12 and Sarangani tourism council president Michelle Solon cut the ceremonial ribbon at the opening of the SMEs Pasalubong Bazaar on Tuesday, September 30, showcasing processed foods, crafts and fashion compliments made by local producers and invited small and medium enterprises. (Tres Besana/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Sarangani over-all champion in CS sportsfest

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (October 1, 2014) – Team Sarangani triumphs as over-all champion of Philippine Civil Service 114th Anniversary sportsfest with awarding rites at Oval Plaza Covered Court Tuesday, September 30. The sportsfest was participated in by various government and inter-agency offices within Sarangani and General Santos City with the theme “Tapat na Serbisyo Alay ko Dahil Lingkod Bayani Ako”. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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8k Sarangani volunteers plant 114k seedlings on TreeVolution day

ALABEL, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) - Sarangani volunteers planted a total of 114,120 seedlings with 8,066 registered planters who took part in “TreeVolution: Greening MindaNOW,” a project of Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on September 26.

Local volunteers, employees and personnel from national and local governments and non-government agencies participated in the planting of Narra seedlings.

TreeVolution is a welcome program since it aligned with the Sulong Kalikasan component of the Sulong Sarangani convergence program of Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon in partnership with Cong. Emmanuel Pacquiao, Vice Gov. Ji...
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PCL members visit Sarangani

ALABEL, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) - Philippine Councilor’s League (PCL) participants from all over the country visit Sarangani Capitol on September 25 with Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon welcoming them. Gov. Solon proudly received the plaque of appreciation given to him by PCL. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Nagpan marks foundation day

MALUNGON, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon celebrates with the people of Barangay Nagpan in their barangay foundation anniversary on September 27. Gov. Solon encouraged Nagpan, an agricultural barangay, to entice agri investors so as to produce more job opportunities and generate more community income as it is the advocacy of Sulong Sarangani program with Cong. Manny Pacquiao and Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao to alleviate poverty in the barangays of the province. (Kim Windell V. Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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SOCSSKARGEN hosts PCL national convention

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (October 1, 2014) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon takes part in welcoming the thousands of participants during the welcome night for the Philippine Councilor’s League (PCL) national convention at the KCC Mall Convention Center. PCL national chairman Alma Moreno (2nd from right) thanked Gov. Solon for the support. Gov. Solon lauded PCL, thankful for choosing SOCSSKARGEN as the host of their big event and encouraged the participant-councilors to visit tourist sites in Region 12 as it is one of the fastest growing regions in the country. Also in photo is Gensan Vice Mayor Shirlyn Banas-Nograles (3rd from left). (Kim Windell V. Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE) Read More

Gov. Solon pledges concreting of Tamban road

MALUNGON, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon greets the residents of Barangay Tamban as they celebrate their barangay foundation anniversary on September 24. Gov. Solon, under Sulong Imprastraktura with the support of Cong. Manny Pacquiao, Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao and the board members, has pledged to provide funds in the ensuing year for the concreting of the provincial road going to Tamban. (Kim Windell V. Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Glan opens trade fair for centennial anniversary

GLAN, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) - A trade fair was launched in Glan on Tuesday(September 30) to strengthen direct partnership between consumers and the town’s local producers.

Dubbed as Glan Centennial Trade Fair 2014, this event would not only set promotion of the town’s agri-products, tourism and related services but also intends to impact at improving lives of small entrepreneurs which comprise the country’s economic backbone.

Sarangani Department of Trade and Industry provincial director Engr. Nenita Barroso accounted for 96.9 percent of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) which cover 70 percent of the labor force in the Philippines.

Glan is the lead...
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Coco Waki creations on parade

GLAN, Sarangani (September 29, 2014) – A contender to the Coco Waki creations competition Sunday, September 28, shows off her native-inspired wardrobe made from bits of coconut parts with her ukulele as prop. (Tres B. Besana/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Glan, Cordillera artists interact

GLAN, Sarangani (September 29, 2014) – Tam-Awan artists from a village in the Cordillera showcase Baguio’s art and cultural scenes by joining Glan’s local artists in an interaction painting activity as among the highlight events for Glan centennial anniversary. This cultural exchange of artists intends to sharpen skills of local talents. (Tres B. Besana/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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NCCA features Cordillera, Glan artists

GLAN, Sarangani (September 29, 2014) – Glan teams up with the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts in advocating appreciation and respect for the beauty of culture and arts featured in an interaction painting activity between Tam-Awan artists and the town’s local talents. At the background is the old dispensary building, among the town’s heritage sites, where the competition and exhibit is being held from September 24 until the 8th of October when Glan will be celebrating its 100 years founding anniversary. (Tres B. Besana/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Mindanao top officials review 1991 Local...
DAVAO CITY (October 1, 2014) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon reads the materials before the start of the Review of the 1991 Local Government Code, Mindanao-Wide Consultation at Waterfront Hotel Davao on...
Mayor Yap opens Glan’s trade fair
GLAN, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) – Mayor Victor James Yap, Sr. welcomes guests to the launching of Glan Centennial Trade Fair 2014 Tuesday, September 30, which promotes the town’s investments in ...
Mayor Yap, first buyer in Tabo sa Mercad...
GLAN, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) – Mayor Victor James Yap, Sr. participates on Tuesday, September 30, in the ceremonial buying in the Tabo sa Mercado. The ceremonial buying emulates the Chinese sel...
Tabo sa Mercado opens exhibits
GLAN, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) - Department of Trade and Industry 12 assistant regional director Dorecita Delima, Mayor Victor James Yap Sr., and municipal administrator Candelaria Yap open the Tab...
Trade and tourism officials open SMEs Pa...
GLAN, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) – Mayor Victor James Yap, Sr. with Department of Trade and Industry 12 assistant regional director Dorecita Delima, municipal administrator Dra. Candelaria Yap, and...
Sarangani over-all champion in CS sports...
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (October 1, 2014) – Team Sarangani triumphs as over-all champion of Philippine Civil Service 114th Anniversary sportsfest with awarding rites at Oval Plaza Covered Court Tuesday,...
8k Sarangani volunteers plant 114k seedl...
ALABEL, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) - Sarangani volunteers planted a total of 114,120 seedlings with 8,066 registered planters who took part in “TreeVolution: Greening MindaNOW,” a project of Mind...
PCL members visit Sarangani
ALABEL, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) - Philippine Councilor’s League (PCL) participants from all over the country visit Sarangani Capitol on September 25 with Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon welcomin...
Nagpan marks foundation day
MALUNGON, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon celebrates with the people of Barangay Nagpan in their barangay foundation anniversary on September 27. Gov. Solon encouraged Na...
SOCSSKARGEN hosts PCL national conventio...
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (October 1, 2014) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon takes part in welcoming the thousands of participants during the welcome night for the Philippine Councilor’s League (PCL) nat...
Gov. Solon pledges concreting of Tamban ...
MALUNGON, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon greets the residents of Barangay Tamban as they celebrate their barangay foundation anniversary on September 24. Gov. Solon, und...
Glan opens trade fair for centennial ann...
GLAN, Sarangani (October 1, 2014) - A trade fair was launched in Glan on Tuesday(September 30) to strengthen direct partnership between consumers and the town’s local producers. Dubbed as Glan ...
Coco Waki creations on parade
GLAN, Sarangani (September 29, 2014) – A contender to the Coco Waki creations competition Sunday, September 28, shows off her native-inspired wardrobe made from bits of coconut parts with her ukul...
Glan, Cordillera artists interact
GLAN, Sarangani (September 29, 2014) – Tam-Awan artists from a village in the Cordillera showcase Baguio’s art and cultural scenes by joining Glan’s local artists in an interaction painting acti...
NCCA features Cordillera, Glan artists
GLAN, Sarangani (September 29, 2014) – Glan teams up with the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts in advocating appreciation and respect for the beauty of culture and arts featured ...