Items filtered by date: July 2016
Friday, 22 July 2016 00:00

Lapiz new SPEU president

ALABEL, Sarangani (July 22, 2016) – Newly-elected officers of the Sarangani Province Employees’ Union (SPEU) are proclaimed by SPEU elections chairman Allan Abella (center) at the 7th General Assembly of the union Wednesday, July 20. In photo are incoming president Wilson Lapiz (2nd from left), treasurer Amelia Catolico (extreme left), vice president for operations Gerald Faciol (2nd from right) and director Cornelio Ramirez. The other newly-elected officers are Nemrad Paul Butil, VP for administration; Alma Corazon Gabuat, secretary; Jane Pascua, assistant secretary; Baby Mae Butohan, assistant treasurer; Mercedita Flores, auditor; and members of the board of directors Noemi Payla, Carlito Rosal, Joji Eunice Lasalita and Edmund Dedal. (Jake Narte/ SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Friday, 22 July 2016 00:00

SB commends baseball heroes

MAITUM, Sarangani (July 22, 2016) - Mayor Alexander Bryan Reganit, Vice Mayor Tito Balazon, Sr. and Sangguniang Bayan (SB) members give a resolution congratulating and commending the Maitum elementary baseball players and their coaches for bringing pride and honor to the Municipality of Maitum as Bronze Medalists in the 2016 Asia Pacific Intermediate Little League Baseball Tournament (AsPac) in Clark, Pampanga on July 11-17. (Afren de Guzman /MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Friday, 22 July 2016 00:00

Maitum welcomes baseball heroes

MAITUM, Sarangani (July 22, 2016) - Mayor Alexander Bryan Reganit congratulates on July 20 the players of Maitum who represented the Philippines and won 3rd Place in the Asia Pacific Intermediate League Baseball Tournament in Pampanga on July 11-17 competed by Japan, Indonesia, South Korea, Hongkong and the Philippines. (Afren de Guzman /MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Friday, 22 July 2016 00:00

Baseball heroes honored at home

MAITUM, Sarangani (July 22, 2016) - Coach Lord Ken C. Naval turns emotional as he thanks the people for their efforts and prayers in the victory of his Philippine team that won the Bronze in the 2016 Asia Pacific Intermediate Little League Baseball Tournament (AsPac) in Clark, Pampanga on July 11-17 competed by Japan, Indonesia, South Korea, Hongkong and the Philippines. Sarangani earned the right to represent the Philippines by winning the championship of the elementary baseball in the 2016 Palarong Pambansa. (Afren de Guzman /MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Thursday, 21 July 2016 00:00

Volunteers to fight illegal drugs

MAITUM, Sarangani (July 21, 2016) - Some 300 volunteers and barangay council members coming from the 19 Barangays of Maitum attend the launching of Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC) Auxiliary and mass oath-taking at JLC Municipal Hall on July 18. Together with the authorities and their barangay council, they will conduct information and education campaign on illegal drugs and formulate plans and programs to prevent illegal drug users in their barangays. (John James I. Doctor /MAITUM CDIO)

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Thursday, 21 July 2016 00:00

Police heighten anti-drugs campaign

MAITUM, Sarangani (July 21, 2016) - Deputy Chief of Police Romel Lambago of the Municipal Police Station encourages some 300 volunteers and barangay council members to cooperate and participate as one of the defense lines against illegal drugs during the launching of Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC) Auxiliary and mass oath-taking held at JLC Municipal Hall on July 18. The event was in line with the ongoing nationwide campaign against illegal drugs. (John James I. Doctor /MAITUM CDIO)

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Thursday, 21 July 2016 00:00

Oath-taking of BADAC Auxiliary

MAITUM, Sarangani (July 21, 2016) - Melencio Balanag Jr., Municipal Local Government Operations Officer, leads the mass oath-taking of over 300 volunteers during the launching of Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC) Auxiliary at JLC Municipal Hall on July 18. The BADAC Auxiliary will mainly focus on observing and preventing identified illegal drug users and pushers to go back in their old ways. They will also continue to monitor and coordinate with their barangay officials and Philippine National Police in reporting situations of illegal drugs in their communities. (John James I. Doctor/ MAITUM CDIO)

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GLAN, Sarangani (July 21, 2016) – Some of the 1,693 illegal drug users and pushers from all of the 31 barangays of Glan take their oath at the municipal gym Wednesday, July 20, under Project DUTERTE or “Drug Use and Trafficking Elimination through Rehabilitation, Training and Enforcement”. (Ian Tabanao for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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GLAN, Sarangani (July 21, 2016) – Some 1,693 illegal drug users and pushers from all of the 31 barangays of Glan surrender and gather for a mass oath–taking Wednesday, July 20, at the municipal gymnasium. This is in consonance with “Drug Use and Trafficking Elimination through Rehabilitation, Training and Enforcement” or Project DUTERTE which aims to persuade illegal drug users and pushers to dispose their illegal activities and surrender to authorities. (Ian Tabanao for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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GENERAL SANTOS CITY (July 19, 2016) - "Rest assured, there will be no mining applications or explorations that will be renewed in Sarangani,” said Environment Secretary Gina Lopez to Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon who has long been aiming for a mining-free Sarangani.

Solon made a presentation before Lopez and environment stakeholders Friday (July 15) at Greenleaf Hotel after their visit to Bantay Kalikasan sites in Lamlifew, Malungon; New La Union, Maitum; and Kiamba in Sarangani province.

In return, Lopez said she prohibits any form of mining in the province.

“I believe that by preserving nature, it can help end human suffering,” Lopez said.

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