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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Vice Gov. Jinkee in “Lingap sa Purok”

MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 21, 2014) – Vice Governor Jinkee Jamora-Pacquiao visits the medical mission “Lingap sa Purok” conducted by the barangay health workers and officials of Barangay Banate on September 17. She commended the barangay officials and workers in their efforts of providing health care and other related services such as feeding programs, free medical checkup and giving away free medicines to the people. There is also free vaccination for animals. (Marvin N. Soler/VICE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Vice Gov. Jinkee thanks BSN Cooperative

MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 21, 2014) – “My heart is for the welfare of all especially to the women,” Vice Governor Jinkee Jamora–Pacquiao tells members of Banate Samahang Nayon Cooperative in her inspirational message during the Gal E’ Libun Project training on Leadership Values Reorientation at Banate on September 17. She also expressed her heartfelt gratitude to the cooperative for the all-out support they have shown to the Gal E’Libun Project. She gave away Bibles and shared the word of God to the members. (Marvin N. Soler/VICE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Sarangani Capitol goes solar

ALABEL, Sarangani (September 19, 2014) — The Sarangani Capitol compound lights up with cost-efficient, pro-environment and support-to-renewable energy solar-powered street lights. Solar lamps absorb as much energy as it can from the sunlight and automatically turns on at night. The Provincial General Services Office (PGSO) anticipates that 15-25%, and could be higher, will be cut off from the total amount of electric bill of the Capitol per month because of the solar outdoor lamps. Cong. Manny Pacquiao, Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon, Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao, and the board members are glad seeing the completion of the early phase of solar lights installation because it will surely save g...
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Solar lamps installed at Sarangani Capitol

ALABEL, Sarangani (September 19, 2014) — The phase 1 and phase 2 installation of 41 units of cost-efficient, pro-environment and support-to-renewable energy solar-powered street lamps amounting to P2.4 Million from the 2014 Annual Investment Plan (AIP) of the Provincial Government of Sarangani brightens up the driveways surrounding the Sarangani Capitol main building and along the highway fronting the Capitol compound. The phase 3 and phase 4 of the installation of 37 more units of solar lights will be made in the ensuing year at the back of the Capitol compound. (Kim Windell V. Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Sulong Sarangani projects to benefit villages

MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 19, 2014) — Residents of Barangay Ampon warmly greet Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon during the barangay’s foundation anniversary Wednesday, September 17. Gov. Solon, with the support of Cong. Manny Pacquiao, Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao and the board members under the Sulong Sarangani flagship program, pledged to provide funds in the ensuing year for a day care center improvement in Ampon and the concreting of the provincial road from Barangay Nagpan passing thru Ampon going to Barangay Tamban. Funds will also be provided this year for the beautification of Ampon’s barangay plaza. (Kim Windell V. Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Sulong Imprastraktura in Alabel

ALABEL, Sarangani (September 19, 2014) — “Poblacion, Alabel is blessed because of your God-centeredness,” tells Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon to the people and barangay officials of Poblacion, Alabel during their barangay foundation anniversary Wednesday, September 17. Gov. Solon announced the funds in the next year’s budget for the construction of a footbridge in Sitio Upper Alabel, Poblacion, in partnership with Cong. Manny Pacquiao, Vice Gov. Jinkee Pacquiao and the board members under Sulong Imprastraktura. Gov. Solon gave a hint of the information that a known university from Luzon and Visayas will put up its campus in Alabel town, to be officially disclosed after the final agr...
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Sarangani basketball team trounces Gensan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (September 19, 2014) - Sarangani basketball team trounces General Santos City Water District with a score of 71-56 during the elimination round of 2nd SarGen Sportfest in line with the 114th Civil Service Anniversary held at Oval Plaza Gymnasium Thursday, September 18. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Sarangani volleyball team thrashes LGU GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (September 19, 2014) - Sarangani volleyball team thrashes the Local Government Unit of General Santos City team with the final set scores of 25-16 held at East Elementary Central School Thursday, September 18, during the 2nd Sargen Sportsfest of the 114th Civil Service Anniversary celebration. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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Gov. Solon, Mayor Martinez meet Kiamba elderly

KIAMBA, Sarangani (September 18, 2014) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon and Mayor Raul Martinez delight hundreds of senior citizens of Kiamba during the inauguration Tuesday, September 16, of the viewing deck connecting the Kiamba Baywalk and the Lourdes Park. The Sarangani Provincial Government and the Kiamba Municipal Government have provided and improved the municipal senior citizens a building inside the Lourdes Park, including the provision in the next months of livelihood, like having a coffee shop near the bay. Senior citizens were glad to greet Mayor Martinez on his birthday during the day. (Kim Windell V. Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Sulong Kalusugan upgrades municipal hospitals

MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 18, 2014) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon presents the continued programs of Sulong Sarangani convergence program in the barangays during the foundation anniversary of Barangay Poblacion Monday, September 15, together with the provincial, municipal and barangay officials. Gov. Solon emphasized the ongoing upgrading of the municipal hospitals in the province, to include Malungon Hospital, as part of an improved provincial health system under Sulong Kalusugan, so that more medical services will be catered by both the municipal hospital and the soon-to-be operationalized provincial hospital. (Kim Windell V. Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Travel fotog tours Lamlifew with Sulong Tribu

MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 18, 2014) — The world-famous and award-winning Filipino travel photographer George Tapan visits Malungon on September 14 with the Sulong Tribu to document the indigenous culture and textiles of the Blaan in Lamlifew Village Museum and School of Living Tradition at Barangay Datal Tampal. Tapan had visited the IP village in 2005. Earlier, he conducted a photography workshop entitled “Secrets of the Master II” in General Santos City as part of the Tuna Festival where photographers over the country attended the workshop and joined the actual capturing of city’s events for his mentoring session. (Kim Windell V. Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)

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U4U Teen Trail Initiative for Sarangani launched

MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 18, 2014)- "Spread the word to all your friends,” says Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon to the high school students  attending the launching ceremony of the You for You (U4U) Teen Trail Initiative for Sarangani Province Monday, September 15, at Malungon municipal gym. The U4U Teen Trail Initiative is the latest strategy of the Adolescent Health and Youth Development Program (AHYDP) of the Commission on Population (POPCOM) funded by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in bringing information and services to teenagers all over the country about their rights to better health and improved protection from abuse, neglect, and violence, prevent teenage pregna...
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Blaan artist plays at School of Living Tradition

MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 18, 2014) – A woman in Lamlifew Village Museum and School of Living Tradition at Barangay Datal Tampal plays an indigenous musical instrument during the visit of travel photographer George Tapan with the Sulong Tribu on September 14. The world-renowned Filipino travel photographer Tapan visited Malungon town to document the indigenous culture and textiles. Tapan had visited the IP village in 2005. (Kim Windell V. Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Bridge at Kiamba baywalk inaugurated

KIAMBA, Sarangani (September 16, 2014) – Mayor Raul Martinez (2nd from left) and Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon are joined by members of the  Sangguniang Bayan, senior citizens, and barangay Poblacion officials in a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, September 16, to officially open a bridge connecting Lourdes Park and Kiamba Baywalk Area. The bridge was funded by the Provincial Government of Sarangani under the Sulong Imprastraktura program of Gov. Solon. (Ruel D. Ampatin/KIAMBA INFO CENTER)


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Crowning of Mutya ng Mindanao 2014

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (September 16, 2014) – Sarangani Vice Governor Jinkee Jamora-Pacquiao is assisted by Bernado Chua, founder and C.E.O of Oragano Gold Coffee, in crowning Miss Zamboanga City, Christine Juaton, as Mutya ng Mindanao 2014 during the pageant night at Greenleaf Hotel on September 12. The winner received P300,000 in cash and other valuable prizes. (Jerald Rubio/VICE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)


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Vice Gov. Jinkee in “Lingap sa Purok...
MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 21, 2014) – Vice Governor Jinkee Jamora-Pacquiao visits the medical mission “Lingap sa Purok” conducted by the barangay health workers and officials of Barangay Ba...
Vice Gov. Jinkee thanks BSN Cooperative
MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 21, 2014) – “My heart is for the welfare of all especially to the women,” Vice Governor Jinkee Jamora–Pacquiao tells members of Banate Samahang Nayon Cooperative...
Sarangani Capitol goes solar
ALABEL, Sarangani (September 19, 2014) — The Sarangani Capitol compound lights up with cost-efficient, pro-environment and support-to-renewable energy solar-powered street lights. Solar lamps absorb...
Solar lamps installed at Sarangani Capit...
ALABEL, Sarangani (September 19, 2014) — The phase 1 and phase 2 installation of 41 units of cost-efficient, pro-environment and support-to-renewable energy solar-powered street lamps amounting to P...
Sulong Sarangani projects to benefit vil...
MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 19, 2014) — Residents of Barangay Ampon warmly greet Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon during the barangay’s foundation anniversary Wednesday, September 17. Gov. Solon, wi...
Sulong Imprastraktura in Alabel
ALABEL, Sarangani (September 19, 2014) — “Poblacion, Alabel is blessed because of your God-centeredness,” tells Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon to the people and barangay officials of Poblacion, Ala...
Sarangani basketball team trounces Gensa...
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (September 19, 2014) - Sarangani basketball team trounces General Santos City Water District with a score of 71-56 during the elimination round of 2nd SarGen Sportfest in line with...
Sarangani volleyball team thrashes LGU G...
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (September 19, 2014) - Sarangani volleyball team thrashes the Local Government Unit of General Santos City team with the final set scores of 25-16 held at East Elementary Central S...
Gov. Solon, Mayor Martinez meet Kiamba e...
KIAMBA, Sarangani (September 18, 2014) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon and Mayor Raul Martinez delight hundreds of senior citizens of Kiamba during the inauguration Tuesday, September 16, of the viewing...
Sulong Kalusugan upgrades municipal hosp...
MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 18, 2014) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon presents the continued programs of Sulong Sarangani convergence program in the barangays during the foundation anniversary of Bar...
Travel fotog tours Lamlifew with Sulong ...
MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 18, 2014) — The world-famous and award-winning Filipino travel photographer George Tapan visits Malungon on September 14 with the Sulong Tribu to document the indigeno...
U4U Teen Trail Initiative for Sarangani ...
MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 18, 2014)- "Spread the word to all your friends,” says Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon to the high school students  attending the launching ceremony of the You for You (...
Blaan artist plays at School of Living T...
MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 18, 2014) – A woman in Lamlifew Village Museum and School of Living Tradition at Barangay Datal Tampal plays an indigenous musical instrument during the visit of trave...
Bridge at Kiamba baywalk inaugurated
KIAMBA, Sarangani (September 16, 2014) – Mayor Raul Martinez (2nd from left) and Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon are joined by members of the  Sangguniang Bayan, senior citizens, and barangay Poblacio...
Crowning of Mutya ng Mindanao 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (September 16, 2014) – Sarangani Vice Governor Jinkee Jamora-Pacquiao is assisted by Bernado Chua, founder and C.E.O of Oragano Gold Coffee, in crowning Miss Zamboanga City, Chri...