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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Kiamba police seizes hot lumber from Sultan Kudarat

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 24, 2014) – Almost P400,000 worth lumber from Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat were intercepted by the composite team of Kiamba Police Station and the Provincial Natural Resources Office (LGU-PENRO) at dawn on November 18 at the Community Police Assistance Center (CPAC) No. 1 in Sitio Ubbog, Barangay Badtasan after confirming that the lumber permits were falsified.

The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of DENR in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat told the Kiamba police that the documents presented were all fake.

Around 2 o’clock in the morning of November 18, the composite team flagged down a white Isuzu Forward truck with plate numbe...
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Lawmen confiscate illegal mining equipment in Kiamba

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 24, 2014) – No illegal miners were arrested but lawmen who swooped down in an illegal mining enclave were able to seize mining tools, explosives, and equipment.

The anti-illegal mining operation was conducted by the composite team of Sarangani Provincial Police Office (SPPO), Regional Public Safety Battalion (RPSB) XII, Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) and the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (LGU-PENRO) on November 10 at Sitio Kafugan, Barangay Nalus in Kiamba.

The seized illegal mining tools were one set of generator with engine (Yongchai), two pieces of electrical fuse, one piece of disposable lighter, one piece Safe...
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CENRO Kiamba takes custody of hot lumber, trucks

KIAMBA, Sarangani (November 24, 2014) - Community and Environment of Natural Resource Office (CENRO) Kiamba has taken custody of two trucks loaded with illegal lumber from Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat on November 19 after confirming that the documents presented were all fake. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)


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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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Kiamba police seizes hot lumber from Sul...
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 24, 2014) – Almost P400,000 worth lumber from Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat were intercepted by the composite team of Kiamba Police Station and the Provincial Natural Resourc...
Lawmen confiscate illegal mining equipme...
ALABEL, Sarangani (November 24, 2014) – No illegal miners were arrested but lawmen who swooped down in an illegal mining enclave were able to seize mining tools, explosives, and equipment. The an...
CENRO Kiamba takes custody of hot lumber...
KIAMBA, Sarangani (November 24, 2014) - Community and Environment of Natural Resource Office (CENRO) Kiamba has taken custody of two trucks loaded with illegal lumber from Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat on...
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...