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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.

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

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Sarangani athletes gear up for Palaro
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 24, 2015) – “Everyone can be a hero in his own way,” says Acting Governor Elmer de Peralta to the Palarong Pambansa team SOCCSARGEN during their briefing together with their coaches at Department of Education building on March 20. He cited Congressman Emmanuel Pacquiao as an example of sports champion and now recognized a sports hero. “You should be vision-oriented giving all your dedication, commitment and courage to what you are doing,” he added. Sarangani will give P200,000 financial assistance from the Special Education Fund for the Palarong Pambansa to be held in Tagum City on May 3. (Romina R. Boaquina/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)
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Sarangani day care workers recognized
KORONADAL CITY (March 24, 2015) – Corazon Unahan (extreme left, federation president of Sarangani Day Care Workers, receives a certificate of appreciation and token during the awarding and culmination activity of Women’s Month Celebration of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Region 12 Monday, March 23. Also in photo are Gemma Rivera (second from left), assistant regional director of DSWD and her staff. Others who received an award were Angelina Reoja, Person with Disability (PWD) secretary of Alabel; Eden Pepito, Pantawid Parent Leader from Maasim; and Noralie Tin, Pantawid Parent Leader of Malapatan. The Women’s Month is being celebrated with the theme “Juana, Desisyon mo ay mahalaga sa kinabukasan ng bawat isa, Ikaw Na!”. (JAKE T. NARTE/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)
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Sarangani receives sports equipment from PSC
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 24, 2015) – The provincial government of Sarangani represented by Acting Governor Elmer de Peralta and Board Member Cornelio Martinez Jr. gives more than 300 balls (soccer and volleyball) from the Philippine Sports Commission thru Commissioner Richie Garcia to student-players and coaches at Department of Education building on March 20. The new sports equipment will be used for the “1st Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon and Vice Governor Jinkee Pacquiao 2015 Sports Summit” in the municipality of Kiamba on April 8-16. This event will be participated in by almost 400 players from ages 11-year old and below. (Romina R. Boaquina/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)
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Sports advocate gives pep talk to Palaro athletes
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 24, 2015) – Board Member Cornelio Martinez Jr., chairman of the Committee on Education, Science, Technology Arts and Culture, emphasizes the importance of character-building to players for the Palarong Pambansa 2015, a team to represent South Cotabato, Cotabato Province Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, General Santos City, Kidapawan, Koronadal and Tacurong (SOCCSKSARGEN) on May 3 at Tagum City sports complex. “You are champions because you are disciplined, you have to maintain it,” Martinez said. (Romina R. Boaquina/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)
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Sulong Sarangani holds BDP
KIAMBA, Sarangani (March 24, 2015) – The Barangay Development Program (BDP) under Sulong Sarangani program holds a meeting at Barangay Datu Dani and Barangay Tamadang on March 17-20. Sulong Sarangani is the flagship program of the provincial government under the leadership of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon which aims to uplift and improve the lives of residents in poorest barangays (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)
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ZOD knowledge exchange held
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (March 24, 2015) – The Provincial Verification Team of Zero Open Defecation (ZOD) conducts a meeting on consolidation and knowledge exchange to eliminate open defecation in the seven municipalities of Sarangani down to the barangay level using Department of Health guidelines for verification & certification of ZOD barangays. The activity is in partnership with Provincial Health Office, Municipal Health Office of Malungon and Alabel, Vice Governor’s Office, DILG, DOH, UNICEF and Water & Sanitation Program of World Bank. (Marvin N. Soler/VICE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)
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“Goodbye Kuto, Hello Haircut and Shampoo”
KIAMBA, Sarangani (March 17, 2015) – Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao and Board Member Elmer De Peralta give haircut to students of Lagunsay Elementary School during the “Goodbye Kuto, Hello Haircut and Shampoo” personal hygiene and proper grooming campaign at Barangay Kling on March 13. This activity, which aims to provide awareness on maintaining personal cleanliness and good grooming among students, is initiated by Emmanuel and Jinkee’s Heart Foundation, Inc. in partnership with the Vice Governor’s Office. (Marvin N. Soler/VICE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)
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Officials, employees support SWM program
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 17, 2015) – Capitol officials and employees commit to practice and advocate Solid Waste Management Program (SWMP) Monday, March 16. In support to the beautification program of the Vice Governor’s Office, the provincial government is implementing Executive Order No. 10, 2008 which provides for an enhanced SWMP in all offices and establishment within the Capitol compound. (Romina R. Boaquina/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)
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Sarangani officials back solid waste management
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 17, 2015)- Vice Governor Jinkee Pacquiao (center) leads the signing of commitment to practice and advocate enhanced solid waste management program in all offices and establishments within the province during the flag raising ceremony Monday, March 16. Also in photo are Board Members Virgilio Clark Tobias, Abdulracman Pangolima, Hermie Galzote, George Falgui, Cesar Nallos and Elmer De Peralta. (JAKE T. NARTE/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)
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SPEU supports SWM program
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 17, 2015) – Sarangani Province Employees Union (SPEU) president Anacleto “Bobby” Saya-ang signs the commitment board to practice and advocate Solid Waste Management together with Capitol employees Monday, March 16. Saya-ang has been championing the rights of union members and employees, built covered pathways at Capitol, and led SPEU to a harmonious relationship with management through many years. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)
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Training for coop
GLAN, Sarangani (March 17, 2015) - Larry Que, speaker of Financial Management Training, explains to members of Margus Producers Association the importance of maintaining and giving official receipts for budgeting proper recoding for transparency purposes in an organization. During the training the participants were also informed on the significance of proper financial management for the development and sustainability of the cooperative. The training was conducted by the Vice Governor’s Office under its Gal E’ Libun Project (Strength of Women) on March 11-12 at Small Margus. (Quenny D. Dandan/VICE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)
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VG Jinkee calls for enhanced solid waste management
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 17, 2015) - In her inspirational message during the commitment-signing on Enhanced Solid Waste Management Program Monday, March 16, Vice Governor Jinkee Pacquiao encourages Capitol employees to practice and advocate proper solid waste management. She emphasized that this advocacy is important and relevant to the implementation of the Capitol Beautification and Landscaping Program. Further, this is in compliance to Executive Order No. 10, s. 2008 of the provincial government providing an Enhanced Solid Waste Management Program in all offices and establishment within the Capitol compound and the Enhanced Solid Waste Management Ordinance of the Municipality of Alabel. Inset, Vice Gov. Jinkee signs the commitment board.  (Quenny D. Dandan/Vice Govenor’s Office)
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Sarangani athletes gear up for Palaro
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 24, 2015) – “Everyone can be a hero in his own way,” says Acting Governor Elmer de Peralta to the Palarong Pambansa team SOCCSARGEN during their briefing together with t...
Sarangani day care workers recognized
KORONADAL CITY (March 24, 2015) – Corazon Unahan (extreme left, federation president of Sarangani Day Care Workers, receives a certificate of appreciation and token during the awarding and culminati...
Sarangani receives sports equipment from...
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 24, 2015) – The provincial government of Sarangani represented by Acting Governor Elmer de Peralta and Board Member Cornelio Martinez Jr. gives more than 300 balls (soccer a...
Sports advocate gives pep talk to Palaro...
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 24, 2015) – Board Member Cornelio Martinez Jr., chairman of the Committee on Education, Science, Technology Arts and Culture, emphasizes the importance of character-building...
Sulong Sarangani holds BDP
KIAMBA, Sarangani (March 24, 2015) – The Barangay Development Program (BDP) under Sulong Sarangani program holds a meeting at Barangay Datu Dani and Barangay Tamadang on March 17-20. Sulong Sarangan...
ZOD knowledge exchange held
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (March 24, 2015) – The Provincial Verification Team of Zero Open Defecation (ZOD) conducts a meeting on consolidation and knowledge exchange to eliminate open defecation in the s...
“Goodbye Kuto, Hello Haircut and Shamp...
KIAMBA, Sarangani (March 17, 2015) – Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao and Board Member Elmer De Peralta give haircut to students of Lagunsay Elementary School during the “Goodbye Kuto, Hello Haircut and ...
Officials, employees support SWM program
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 17, 2015) – Capitol officials and employees commit to practice and advocate Solid Waste Management Program (SWMP) Monday, March 16. In support to the beautification program ...
Sarangani officials back solid waste man...
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 17, 2015)- Vice Governor Jinkee Pacquiao (center) leads the signing of commitment to practice and advocate enhanced solid waste management program in all offices and establish...
SPEU supports SWM program
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 17, 2015) – Sarangani Province Employees Union (SPEU) president Anacleto “Bobby” Saya-ang signs the commitment board to practice and advocate Solid Waste Management toge...
Training for coop
GLAN, Sarangani (March 17, 2015) - Larry Que, speaker of Financial Management Training, explains to members of Margus Producers Association the importance of maintaining and giving official receipts f...
VG Jinkee calls for enhanced solid waste...
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 17, 2015) - In her inspirational message during the commitment-signing on Enhanced Solid Waste Management Program Monday, March 16, Vice Governor Jinkee Pacquiao encourages Ca...