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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Jamboree in Sarangani

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 23, 2014) – Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon, at the opening ceremony of the Sarangani Provincial Jamboree, asks trivia questions equivalent to a cash prize of P20,000 while the boy scouts actively participate by loudly reciting their answers in chorus. The event is attended by almost 1,500 scouts from November 19-23 at the Capitol Sports Complex organized by the Boy Scouts of the Philippines-Sarangani Associate Council after it separated from the mother council of South Cotabato. (PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Military changes commander

TUPI, South Cotabato (November 23, 2014) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon receives a plaque of appreciation from the 27th Infantry Battalion presented by the outgoing battalion commander Lt. Col. Shalimar Imperial on November 14 at their battalion headquarters in Barangay Kablon during the change of command ceremony for the new battalion head Lt. Col. Ronald Jess Alcudia. The battalion recognized the unwavering support of the governor for the former’s stringent effort to maintain the peace and order in MaKiMa (Maitum, Kiamba, and Maasim) towns. Also present in the ceremony are Bishop Dinualdo Gutierrez of the Diocese of Marbel (right), 10th Infantry Division Commander Major General Eduardo...
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Officials attend jamboree opening

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 23, 2014) – Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon (in white) and Board Members George Falgui (3rd from left), Cornelio Martinez, Jr., Cesar Nallos, Jr., Elmer De Peralta, and Virgilio Tobias together with Sarangani Assistant Schools Division Superintendent Diosdado Ablanido and the DepEd-Boy Scouts of the Philippines coordinators pose after the opening ceremony of the 3rd Sarangani Provincial Jamboree on November 19 at the Capitol Sports Complex. (PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Scouts join Emergency Service Corps

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 23, 2014) – Daniel Zabala, assistant camp director for administration for this year’s Sarangani Provincial Jamboree receives his neckerchief as one of the graduates of the Emergency Service Corps during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Council Jamboree of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines-Sarangani Associate Council on November 19 at the Capitol Sports Complex. The conferment was joined by Sarangani Assistant Schools Division Superintendent Diosdado Ablanido (left) and Araceli Dinopol, council scout executive (right). The Emergency Service Corps was the first emergency service program established by Boy Scouts of the Philippines to prepare older boys to assi...
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3rd Sarangani Provincial Jamboree kicks off

ALABEL, Sarangani (20 November 2014) - The Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP)-Sarangani Associate Council formally commenced its 3rd Council Jamboree and Kawan Holiday 2014 on November 19 at the Capitol Grandstand with the theme “Peace and Development Through Scouting.”

The event’s opening program, participated in by almost 1,500 boy scouts, was graced with the presence of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, provincial board members, Sarangani Assistant Schools Division Superintendent (ASDS) and Camp Director Diosdado Ablanido, and teachers from the Department of Education (DepEd).

The governor, during his message, lauded the council for its continuing developmen...
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Governor Solon funds construction of classrooms with Kalahi-Cidss

MAASIM, Sarangani (November 21, 2014) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon (2nd from left) gives to Mayor Aniceto Lopez Jr. (center) a cheque amounting to P1,950,111 as provincial counterpart for the implementation of Kalahi-Cidss projects. The fund is for the construction of classrooms and day-care center. Also in photo are ABC president Eduardo Paras Sr. (extreme right), Vice Mayor Uttoh Salem Cutan (extreme left) and 27th IB commander Lt. Col. Ronald Jess Alcudia (2nd from right). (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Governor Solon supports scouts

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 21, 2014) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon speaks before delegates to the 3rd Council Jamboree and Kawan Holiday on November 19. The jamboree at the Provincial Sports Complex ends on November 23. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Lt. Col. Alcudia new 27th IB commander

MAASIM, Sarangani (November 21, 2014) - Mayor Aniceto Lopez Jr. (standing) introduces the new battalion commander of 27th Infantry Battalion, Lt. Col. Ronald Jess Alcudia, to local officials on November 19. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Sarangani scouts hold jamboree

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 21, 2014) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon attends to the scouts’ needs at the Boys Scouts of the Philippines Sarangani Associate Council’s 3rd Council Jamboree and Kawan Holiday with the theme “Peace and Development through Scouting” on November 19. The jamboree at the Provincial Sports Complex ends on November 23. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Scouts hold five-day jamboree

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 21, 2014) – The 3rd Council Jamboree and Kawan Holiday of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines Sarangani Associate Council opens with a parade on November 19. The jamboree is being held at the Provincial Sports Complex until November 23. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Sulong Karunungan mentors kindergarten teachers

MALAPATAN, Sarangani (November 17, 2014) – Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon expresses his zealous support to the kindergarten teachers’ training on November 10 at Lun Padidu National High School for Glan and Malapatan teachers. The training is an initiative of the Provincial Government under Sulong Karunungan with the support of the Department of Education. This program places kindergarten with equal emphasis in the education agenda of Gov. Solon in partnership with Cong. Manny Pacquiao and Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao considering that kindergarten provides the fundamental steps of a child’s learning. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Teachers train under Sulong Karunungan

MALAPATAN, Sarangani (November 17, 2014) – The teacher-participants’ blissful expression shows gratefulness toward the program of the Provincial Government under Sulong Karunungan with the support of the Department of Education, giving equitable importance to kindergarten teachers. The training conducted to all kindergarten teachers in Sarangani is designed to improve the teaching skills, enhance lecturing methodologies, develop positive disposition in order to encourage pupils’ participation, and expand leadership and mentoring adeptness. (Kim Windell Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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SP approves SB No. 3

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 17, 2014) – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) with Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao unanimously approves thru Board Member Elmer De Peralta, chairman of the Appropriations Committee, the P6.4 Million-Supplemental Budget No. 3 of the province to fund the projects and activities of Capitol offices on Tuesday, November 11, during their regular session. SP also approved the P2.5 Million fund realignment to finance the installation of units of welcome arch at the boundaries of the province for tourism and boundary identification. (PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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SP approves Mt. Latian conservation project

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 17, 2014) – Board Member Cesar Nallos Jr., chairman of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) Environment Committee, leads the approval of the endorsement of the Provincial Government of Sarangani thru SP on the Conservation of Mt. Latian Complex Project to be primarily funded by Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Internationale Zusammernarbeit (GIZ)-German Development Corporation on Tuesday, November 11, during their regular session. Mt. Latian Complex in Barangay Datal Anggas, Alabel, identified as one of the important biodiversity areas in the Philippine archipelago and was declared by DENR in 2002 as Philippine Biodiversity Conservation priority, is viewed as vital for...
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SP endorses creation of Malandag town

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 17, 2014) – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) with Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao unanimously approves thru Board Member Atty. Cyril Yap, chairman of the Local Enactment Committee, the strong endorsement of the Sarangani Provincial Government headed by Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon and Cong. Manny Pacquiao for the creation of Barangay Malandag as a separate town of the province on Tuesday, November 11, during their regular session. The 12 barangay councils as the proposed component barangays of Malandag, namely Malandag, Datal Batong, Datal Bila, Bo. Blaan, Alkikan, Kibala, Malabod, Kiblat, Datal Tampal, Atlae, Banahaw and Nagpan, have submitted their respective bar...
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Jamboree in Sarangani
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 23, 2014) – Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon, at the opening ceremony of the Sarangani Provincial Jamboree, asks trivia questions equivalent to a cash prize of P20,000 while t...
Military changes commander
TUPI, South Cotabato (November 23, 2014) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon receives a plaque of appreciation from the 27th Infantry Battalion presented by the outgoing battalion commander Lt. Col. Shalima...
Officials attend jamboree opening
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 23, 2014) – Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon (in white) and Board Members George Falgui (3rd from left), Cornelio Martinez, Jr., Cesar Nallos, Jr., Elmer De Peralta, and Virgi...
Scouts join Emergency Service Corps
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 23, 2014) – Daniel Zabala, assistant camp director for administration for this year’s Sarangani Provincial Jamboree receives his neckerchief as one of the graduates of ...
3rd Sarangani Provincial Jamboree kicks ...
ALABEL, Sarangani (20 November 2014) - The Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP)-Sarangani Associate Council formally commenced its 3rd Council Jamboree and Kawan Holiday 2014 on November 19 at the ...
Governor Solon funds construction of cla...
MAASIM, Sarangani (November 21, 2014) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon (2nd from left) gives to Mayor Aniceto Lopez Jr. (center) a cheque amounting to P1,950,111 as provincial counterpart for the imp...
Governor Solon supports scouts
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 21, 2014) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon speaks before delegates to the 3rd Council Jamboree and Kawan Holiday on November 19. The jamboree at the Provincial Sports Comp...
Lt. Col. Alcudia new 27th IB commander
MAASIM, Sarangani (November 21, 2014) - Mayor Aniceto Lopez Jr. (standing) introduces the new battalion commander of 27th Infantry Battalion, Lt. Col. Ronald Jess Alcudia, to local officials on Novemb...
Sarangani scouts hold jamboree
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 21, 2014) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon attends to the scouts’ needs at the Boys Scouts of the Philippines Sarangani Associate Council’s 3rd Council Jamboree and Ka...
Scouts hold five-day jamboree
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 21, 2014) – The 3rd Council Jamboree and Kawan Holiday of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines Sarangani Associate Council opens with a parade on November 19. The jamboree i...
Sulong Karunungan mentors kindergarten t...
MALAPATAN, Sarangani (November 17, 2014) – Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon expresses his zealous support to the kindergarten teachers’ training on November 10 at Lun Padidu National High School for Gl...
Teachers train under Sulong Karunungan
MALAPATAN, Sarangani (November 17, 2014) – The teacher-participants’ blissful expression shows gratefulness toward the program of the Provincial Government under Sulong Karunungan with the support...
SP approves SB No. 3
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 17, 2014) – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) with Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao unanimously approves thru Board Member Elmer De Peralta, chairman of the Appropriations Commi...
SP approves Mt. Latian conservation proj...
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 17, 2014) – Board Member Cesar Nallos Jr., chairman of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) Environment Committee, leads the approval of the endorsement of the Provincial Go...
SP endorses creation of Malandag town
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 17, 2014) – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) with Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao unanimously approves thru Board Member Atty. Cyril Yap, chairman of the Local Enactment Commi...