In Sarangani, endless opportunities and natural wealth abound…

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.

This is where you find one of the Philippines' best beaches – Gumasa!

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Board Member Martinez thanks JLC National Trade School

KIAMBA, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) – Board Member Cornelio Martinez, Jr. confers gratitude to the teachers and students of James L. Chiongbian (JLC) National Trade School for successfully implementing the project that he gave to the institution. Board Member Martinez also thanked his brother Mayor Raul Martinez for the building construction of JLC National Trade School salon located at Lourdes Park in poblacion Kiamba. (Ruel D. Ampatin/KIAMBA INFO CENTER)


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Eid al-Fitr prayers in Maitum

MAITUM, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) – Muslims offer prayers in front of the municipal hall Monday, July 28, on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. (Afren de Guzman/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Police holds anti-illegal drugs drive in school

KIAMBA, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) – PO1 Mae Pearl Apolinar, PNCO- Crime Incident Reporting System (CIRS) of Kiamba Municipal Police Office, informs students of Kiamba National High School the negative effects of using illegal drugs during the Drug Abuse Resistance Education forum Monday, July 28. The police supports the program of Mayor Raul Martinez in eliminating illegal drug pushers and users in the municipality. Mayor Martinez was also given a certificate of appreciation by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency for his full support to the anti-illegal drugs campaign. (Ruel D. Ampatin/KIAMBA INFO CENTER)


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Women celebrate Eid al-Fitr

MAITUM, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) – Women prepare to offer prayers outside the municipal hall Monday, July 28, on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. (Afren de Guzman/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Yellow Bus plans Gensan–MAKIMA route again

KIAMBA, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) – A courtesy call to Mayor Raul Martinez (right) together with Councilor Edwin Alonzo (2nd from right), Committee on Transportation chair, is made by Yellow Bus Line Inc. operations staff Monday, July 28, before having a public hearing at Sangguniang Bayan Office. YBL plans to reopen its Gensan–MAKIMA (Maasim-Kiamba-Maitum) route after a decade of surrendering its franchise to LTFRB. (Ruel D. Ampatin/KIAMBA INFO CENTER)


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All set for International Paragliding Accuracy Championship

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (July 31, 2014) – Sarangani Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon shares insights during the press conference on Sunday, July 27, at SM City Gensan for the first-ever International Paragliding Accuracy Championship (IPAC) 2014 to be held at the paragliding site in Siguel, Barangay Tinoto, Maasim on August 22-24. Gov. Solon, as one of the sponsors, gave away free passes for the early registrants to witness the event. Ten participants will experience flying for free during the competition. Pilots from more than 11 countries are expected to join the competition. IPAC was organized by the Air Sports Adventure Philippines headed by Buko Raymundo, in cooperation with the Sarang...
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Basics of paragliding

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (July 31, 2014) – Ian Mar Tan (left), president of Sarangani Paragliding Club (SPC), shows the basic paragliding techniques Sunday, July 27, during the press conference of the first-ever International Paragliding Accuracy Championship (IPAC) 2014 to be held at the paragliding site in Siguel, Barangay Tinoto, Maasim on August 22-24. IPAC was organized by the Air Sports Adventure Philippines headed by Buko Raymundo, in cooperation with the Sarangani Bay Paragliding Club, supported by the Department of Tourism Region 12, Provincial Government of Sarangani and Gensan City Government. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Free paragliding ride winners

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (July 31, 2014) – Fly for free! Ten (10) registrants during the press conference of the first-ever International Paragliding Accuracy Championship (IPAC) 2014 won free paragliding ride tickets Sunday, July 27. Together with the lucky winners are Nelly Dillera, regional director of the Department of Tourism Region 12; Ian Mar Tan, chairman of Sarangani Paragliding Club; Buko Raymundo, president of Air Sports Adventure Philippines and some members. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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National Brigada Eskwela finalist from Maitum

MAITUM, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) – The Perrett Central Elementary School in Barangay Kalaong is one of the national finalists as regional entry in Brigada Eskwela 2014 under the small school category of the Department of Education, representing the only entry from Sarangani Province. This entry to the national level manifests the collaborative efforts and full support of the parents, teachers, students, local officials and private sector to bring and ensure the future of the children, better classrooms and quality education. Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon and the rest of the provincial officials thru the Sulong Karunungan component of the Sulong Sarangani flagship program have extende...
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Parent volunteers for Brigada Eskwela

MAITUM, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) - Alma Billones, a parent from Perrett Central Elementary School in Barangay Kalaong, lends her time beautifying the school in preparation for the validation day on July 30 for the Brigada Eskwela national competition. Perrett Central Elementary School is one of the national finalists as regional entry in Brigada Eskwela 2014 under the small school category of the Department of Education, representing the only entry from Sarangani Province. This entry to the national level manifests the collaborative efforts and full support of the parents, teachers, students, local officials and private sector to bring and ensure the future of the children, better cla...
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Agreement to lessen school expenses

MAITUM, Sarangani (July 26, 2014) – Mayor Pepito Catimbang expresses his appreciation to the parties involved saying this will be a big help to the parents to lessen their expenses with the MOA-signing for Senior High School Early implementation cum Launching of DREAM Program (School in a garden Developing Realistic Environment Agripreneurial Malalag) Friday, July 25. (Afren de Guzman/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)


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DREAM launched in Maitum

MAITUM, Sarangani (July 26, 2014) - Dr. Donna Panes, assistant schools division superintendent, gives her message during the MOA-signing for Senior High School Early implementation between Malalag National High School and Edenton Mission College, Inc. and launching of DREAM Program (School in a garden Developing Realistic Environment Agripreneurial Malalag) cum Nutrition Month culmination and GPTA/HPTA Induction Friday, July 25. (Afren de Guzman/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)


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School execs sign MOA

MAITUM, Sarangani (July 26, 2014) - Left to right: Dr. Tanedo, Sarah Edralin, Romarico Tanedo, Florlie Mallare, Dr. Donna Panes-ASDS, Mayor Pepito Catimbang and Mario Donio with Jimmy Guiang and Barangay Captain Pedro Rocapor (at the back) during the MOA-signing for Senior High School Early implementation cum Launching  DREAM Program (School in a garden Developing Realistic Environment Agripreneurial Malalag) and Nutrition Month Culmination Friday, July 25. (Afren de Guzman/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Gov. Solon takes part in Pabuka

GLAN, Sarangani (July 25, 2014) - Despite the bad weather, Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon reached out to the Muslim community in the far-flung barangay of Pangyan to take part with their Pabuka in observance of the Holy Month of Ramadan. Pabuka (Iftar) or breaking of the fast is celebrated every 6 o’clock in the evening where dinner is shared together. The provincial government of Sarangani gave out Pabuka to Muslim communities around Sarangani, through the Sulong Sarangani program of Gov. Solon in partnership with Cong. Manny Pacquiao, Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao and the board members. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Pabuka sa matag munisipyo

GLAN, Sarangani (Hulyo 25, 2014)- Sa pagsaulog sa bulan sa Ramadan sa mga kaigsoonang Muslim sa Probinsya sa Sarangani, gimugna sa provincial government nga gipanguluhan ni Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon ang Iftar o pabuka sa matag munisipyo.  Ang pabuka o breaking of the fast matag alas 6 sa gabii ang malipayon kining ginaselebrar sa mga kaigsoonang Muslim diin salu-salo sila nga ginasaw-an ang panihapon.  Nakapahigayon nag pabuka sa munisipyo sa Maitum, Alabel, Malapatan og Glan, ang ubang munisipyo sa sunod nga mga adlaw.  Nalipay og dako ang pasalamat sa katawhan kay gihatagan sila og importansya og pagtagad sa gobernador, pinaagi sa Sulong Sarangani program ni Governor Solon, kau...
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Board Member Martinez thanks JLC Nationa...
KIAMBA, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) – Board Member Cornelio Martinez, Jr. confers gratitude to the teachers and students of James L. Chiongbian (JLC) National Trade School for successfully implementin...
Eid al-Fitr prayers in Maitum
MAITUM, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) – Muslims offer prayers in front of the municipal hall Monday, July 28, on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. (Afren de Guzman/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)
Police holds anti-illegal drugs drive in...
KIAMBA, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) – PO1 Mae Pearl Apolinar, PNCO- Crime Incident Reporting System (CIRS) of Kiamba Municipal Police Office, informs students of Kiamba National High School the negati...
Women celebrate Eid al-Fitr
MAITUM, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) – Women prepare to offer prayers outside the municipal hall Monday, July 28, on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. (Afren de Guzman/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)
Yellow Bus plans Gensan–MAKIMA route a...
KIAMBA, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) – A courtesy call to Mayor Raul Martinez (right) together with Councilor Edwin Alonzo (2nd from right), Committee on Transportation chair, is made by Yellow Bus L...
All set for International Paragliding Ac...
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (July 31, 2014) – Sarangani Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon shares insights during the press conference on Sunday, July 27, at SM City Gensan for the first-ever International Paragli...
Basics of paragliding
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (July 31, 2014) – Ian Mar Tan (left), president of Sarangani Paragliding Club (SPC), shows the basic paragliding techniques Sunday, July 27, during the press conference of the fi...
Free paragliding ride winners
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (July 31, 2014) – Fly for free! Ten (10) registrants during the press conference of the first-ever International Paragliding Accuracy Championship (IPAC) 2014 won free paraglidin...
National Brigada Eskwela finalist from M...
MAITUM, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) – The Perrett Central Elementary School in Barangay Kalaong is one of the national finalists as regional entry in Brigada Eskwela 2014 under the small school catego...
Parent volunteers for Brigada Eskwela
MAITUM, Sarangani (July 31, 2014) - Alma Billones, a parent from Perrett Central Elementary School in Barangay Kalaong, lends her time beautifying the school in preparation for the validation day on ...
Agreement to lessen school expenses
MAITUM, Sarangani (July 26, 2014) – Mayor Pepito Catimbang expresses his appreciation to the parties involved saying this will be a big help to the parents to lessen their expenses with the MOA-sign...
DREAM launched in Maitum
MAITUM, Sarangani (July 26, 2014) - Dr. Donna Panes, assistant schools division superintendent, gives her message during the MOA-signing for Senior High School Early implementation between Malalag Na...
School execs sign MOA
MAITUM, Sarangani (July 26, 2014) - Left to right: Dr. Tanedo, Sarah Edralin, Romarico Tanedo, Florlie Mallare, Dr. Donna Panes-ASDS, Mayor Pepito Catimbang and Mario Donio with Jimmy Guiang and Baran...
Gov. Solon takes part in Pabuka
GLAN, Sarangani (July 25, 2014) - Despite the bad weather, Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon reached out to the Muslim community in the far-flung barangay of Pangyan to take part with their Pabuka in observ...
Pabuka sa matag munisipyo
GLAN, Sarangani (Hulyo 25, 2014)- Sa pagsaulog sa bulan sa Ramadan sa mga kaigsoonang Muslim sa Probinsya sa Sarangani, gimugna sa provincial government nga gipanguluhan ni Governor Steve Chiongbian S...