Items filtered by date: October 2016
Thursday, 13 October 2016 00:00

DTI to consumers: Be cautious

ALABEL, Sarangani (October 13, 2016) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Sarangani accentuated the agency’s complementing duties as developmental for the consumers, and regulatory for the business sector, when it launched Consumer Welfare Month on Monday (October 10).

Banking on the theme “Consumer Protection: A Shared Responsibility,” DTI provincial director Engr. Nenita Barroso said her office has been constantly reminding the public on their consumer rights. The DTI also closely monitors establishments if trade laws are properly implemented.

Around six establishments in Sarangani had already been penalized since last year for violation on the Import Commodity Clearance (ICC) sticker.

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

DILG Sec. Sueno gathers Sarangani top officials

GLAN, Sarangani (October 12, 2016) - DILG Secretary Mike Sueno talks to Cong. Ruel Pacquiao, Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon, Vice Gov. Elmer de Peralta, Glan Mayor Victor James Yap, other mayors and board members during the 17th Lubi-Lubi Festival in celebration of the 102nd Foundation Anniversary of the municipality of Glan on October 8. Sec. Sueno discussed matters on development for Sarangani in hopes of improving economic and development activities in the province. (Kim Tiblani /PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR'S OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

DTI, Gov. Solon open consumer month

ALABEL, Sarangani (October 12, 2016) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon, DTI provincial director Nenita Barroso and staff pose after the flag raising ceremony in the Provincial Capitol on October 10. The provincial government and DTI-Sarangani joined in celebration of the Consumer Welfare Month with the theme "Consumer Protection: A Shared Responsibility". (Kim Tiblani /PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR'S OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

Gov. Solon backs Mayor Constantino’s thrusts

MALUNGON, Sarangani (October 12, 2016) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon talks development plans with Mayor Maria Theresa Constantino during her "Ulat sa Bayan: First 100 Days' Report" on October 10. Mayor Constantino builds stronger ties with the provincial government headed by Gov. Solon for a God-centered leadership and her development thrust for the municipality to become an agro business-tourism hub in Davao-SOCSARGEN Growth Corridor. (Kim Tiblani /PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR'S OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

JLC-NTS among region’s premier schools

KIAMBA, Sarangani (October 12, 2016) – Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon graces the 48th Foundation Anniversary of the James L. Chiongbian National Trade School (JLC-NTS) on October 7. Solon congratulated JLC-NTS and called it as "trail blazer" as it leads in academic accomplishments in the whole region, the best K-12 implementation in the province, and bagged championship spots in numerous street dancing competitions. JLC-NTS, formerly Kling National High School, was named after the first Congressman of Sarangani, James L. Chiongbian. (Kim Tiblani /PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR'S OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

Malungon targets agro business-tourism

MALUNGON, Sarangani (October 12, 2016) - Malungon Mayor Atty. Maria Theresa Constantino delivers her "Ulat sa Bayan: First 100 Days' Report" on October 10. Mayor Constantino works hand-in-hand with the provincial government headed by Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon for a God-centered leadership and her development thrust for the municipality to become an agro business-tourism hub in Davao-SOCSARGEN Growth Corridor. (Kim Tiblani /PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR'S OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

October is National Consumer Welfare Month

ALABEL, Sarangani (October 12, 2016)- Department of Trade and Industry provincial director Engr. Nenita Barroso opens the celebration of the 13th National Consumer Welfare Month during the flag-raising ceremony of Capitol employees on October 10. Barroso recognized the significant role of consumers in Sarangani’s business and trade. October was declared the Consumer Welfare Month based on Proclamation number 1098 of 1997. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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MAITUM, Sarangani (October 12, 2016) – Mayor Alexander Bryan Reganit calls for teamwork and cooperation as he leads the municipality in taking “small steps towards big changes” in his 100 Days Report Tuesday, October 11. Reganit asked his constituents to participate in municipal endeavors, no matter how small. “From then on, we can lift our small town to greater heights because of our spirit of Binuyugan, because of industriousness, because of us – IPs, Muslims and Christians.” The event was witnessed by Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon, DILG provincial director Flor Limpin, the 19 punong barangays, school administrators, people's organizations, business sector, civil society, senior citizens, and local government employees. (James Doctor /CDIO)

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Tuesday, 11 October 2016 00:00

Governor Solon pays tribute to teachers

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (October 11, 2016) - "Our dear teachers, you are the great influencers of the society and you also influence the future through our children," quotes Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon as he joins thousands of teachers in Sarangani celebrating the World Teacher's Day on October 5. Gov. Solon delivered his speech along with a short presentation, giving gratitude to Sarangani teachers being his partners of change and development in the province. (Kim Tiblani /Provincial Governor's Office)

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GENERAL SANTOS CITY (October 11, 2016) - Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon shares the province's advocacy in health and environment during the World Teachers’ Day celebration on October 5. Gov. Solon emphasized the Provincial Government of Sarangani's anti-Dengue campaign and its battle against illegal logging and illegal mining in key biodiversity areas in the province, through the Task Force Sulong Kalikasan. (Kim Tiblani /Provincial Governor's Office)

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