Priscilla Lopong Chiongbian

Items filtered by date: April 2016
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 00:00

Making Sarangani resilient to disasters

ALABEL, Sarangani (April 26, 2016) - Sarangani has mainstreamed disaster risk reduction management and climate change adaptation to its provincial development and physical framework plan.

This is to reduce vulnerability of the constituents against calamities and to strengthen disaster resiliency, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) said.

Accordingly, 36 disaster-prone barangays in the province already benefited from the convergence program.

The areas of prevention and mitigation, disaster preparedness, emergency response, rehabilitation and recovery have been considered in the mainstreaming.

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Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:00

Two bats, Lots of Heart!

MAITUM, Sarangani (April 26, 2016) - Son's of - rice farmers, fisher folk, a terminal dispatcher, a barangay councilor, a welder – will represent the Philippines at the Asia Pacific Little League Baseball Championships this July 2016, to be held in Pampanga!

They will be slugging their bats against China, Guam, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Northern Marianas Islands, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. The Taiwanese have won eight championships in the last 10 years; while the Philippines has always been represented by teams coming from the National Capital Region.

This time, the Philippines will be represented by a team of kids from Sarangani, South Cotabato and Cotabato Province.

Published in English News
Sunday, 24 April 2016 00:00

Understanding Cerebral Palsy

KIAMBA, Sarangani (April 24, 2016) - Dealing with poverty remains a challenge in every community especially when a family member suffers from a chronic disease or has disability like Cerebral Palsy.

Cerebral Palsy is a permanent physical disability caused by brain disorders that appear in infancy or early childhood and affect body movement, muscle coordination, and balance. Though incurable, treatment like physical therapy will often improve a child's capabilities.

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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 00:00

Skills made in Japan

ALABEL, Sarangani (April 20, 2016) - One of the key factors in addressing poverty is strengthening the realm of education.

Sarangani, throughout the years, has been a champion in providing opportunities and interventions in education.

One of the local government’s initiatives in providing quality education among Sarangans is consorting with technical institutions such as the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Phil-Nippon Technical College (PNTC) through its education pillar, Sulong Karunungan Project.

“Through PNTC, some are able to send their siblings to school, some have bought lands and built their own homes and others are able to pay hospital bills for their sick parents,” said Leah Rosauro of Sulong Karunungan Project.

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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 00:00

Maitum honors baseball heroes

MAITUM, Sarangani (April 20, 2016) - Mayor Pepito Catimbang receives a plaque of recognition from Department of Education-Division of Sarangani during the victors welcome of Little League Baseball Champions and Maitum delegates to the Palarong Pambansa 2016 held at Municipal Atruim Tuesday, April 19. The mayor said he was “very glad and I want to congratulate all the efforts and time of the people behind this victory”. The participants of the Little League Baseball, with their coaches Lord Ken Naval and Jomar Valera, were the champion during the Palarong Pambansa 2016 held in Albay where they beat Cagayan Valley in the gold medal round. (Jhie Doctor / MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 00:00

SRAA wins baseball gold in Palaro

MAITUM, Sarangani (April 20, 2016) - “Salamat sa pagkakataong naging coach ako ng Little League Baseball, dahil doon ay natupad ko ang pangarap ko noong ako ay manglalaro din ng baseball,” says coach Lord Ken Naval during the victors welcome of Little League Baseball Champions and Maitum delegates to the Palarong Pambansa 2016 held at Municipal Atruim Tuesday, April 19. The activity was spearheaded by Mayor Pepito Catimbang together with the Department of Education-Maitum district headed by Pacita Ramos. It was participated in by Local Government Unit of Maitum employees, teachers of east and west district of Maitum and the families and friends of Palarong Pambansa players. (Jhie Doctor / MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 00:00

Muslim youth join Musabaqah

ALABEL, Sarangani (April 20, 2016) - A crowd of some 3,000 Muslim youths join in various activities staged during the three-day intramurals organized by the provincial government called Musabaqah. This is an annually anticipated gathering of young Muslims from the different towns of Sarangani to compete in reading the Qur’an as the highlight activity. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 00:00

Muslim youth urged to embrace sports

ALABEL, Sarangani (April 20, 2016) - Datu Pax Ali Mangudadatu, Collegiate Ambassador of United Nations Universal Peace Federation, is guest speaker at the 7th Provincial Musabaqah with the theme “Madaris-Musabaqah Tungo sa Kapayapaan at Pagkakaisa” at the Capitol gym Monday, April 17. Mangudadatu stressed the importance of sports and athletics in the Muslim world as reflected in Qur’anic teachings and he encouraged young Muslim Sarangans to profess the true qualities of a Muslim. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 00:00

Provincial Musabaqah celebrated

ALABEL, Sarangani (April 20, 2016) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon hands over the token and certificate of appreciation to Datu Pax Ali Mangudadatu (left) as guest of speaker during the celebration of 7th Provincial Musabaqah at the Capitol gymnasium on April 17. (Jake T. Narte / SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 00:00

Governor Solon opens provincial Musabaqah

ALABEL, Sarangani (April 20, 2016) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon declares the opening of 7th Provincial Musabaqah Monday, April 17, at the Capitol gym. Solon also recognized the contribution of Madaris community in nation-building and emphasized the importance of Madaris educational system. (Jake T. Narte / SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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