Items filtered by date: May 2017

ALABEL, Sarangani (June 1, 2017) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon receives the certificate of title while landowners Charita Mamporte and her family members receive the P3.6 million check Thursday (June 1) for a three-hectare lot at purok 4 in Barangay Kawas where the regional rehabilitation center will rise. Sarangani is one of the two recipients of the “Grant-Aid Dangerous Drug Abuse Treatment Rehabilitation Centers Project” which is one of the outcomes of the China visit of President Duterte last year. The Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of Republic of the Philippines signed a Memorandum of Agreement on March 13 where Governor Solon pledged to counterpart the 3-hectare land requirement of the project. The MOA specified Sarangani and Agusan del Sur as the project recipients. A P350-million drug rehabilitation facility with a 150-bed capacity including recovery clinic has been targeted to be constructed this year. Also in the photo are (from right) Board Member Cesar Nallos, Board Member Virgilio Clark Tobias, and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Arvin Alejandro. (Tres Besana /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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ALABEL, Sarangani (June 1, 2017) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon receives the certificate of title while landowners Charita Mamporte and her family members receive the P3.6 million check Thursday (June 1) for a three-hectare lot at purok 4 in Barangay Kawas where the regional rehabilitation center will rise. Sarangani is one of the two recipients of the “Grant-Aid Dangerous Drug Abuse Treatment Rehabilitation Centers Project” which is one of the outcomes of the China visit of President Duterte last year. The Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of Republic of the Philippines signed a Memorandum of Agreement on March 13 where Governor Solon pledged to counterpart the 3-hectare land requirement of the project. The MOA specified Sarangani and Agusan del Sur as the project recipients. A P350-million drug rehabilitation facility with a 150-bed capacity including recovery clinic has been targeted to be constructed this year. Also in the photo are (from right) Board Member Cesar Nallos, Board Member Virgilio Clark Tobias, and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Arvin Alejandro. (Tres Besana /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Thursday, 01 June 2017 00:00

Kiamba centenarian honored

KIAMBA, Sarangani (June 1, 2017) - Pablo O. Gallarde is the first documented recipient of the Centennial Citizen award on May 30 from Mayor Raul C. Martinez who presented the P100,000 cash honorarium at the Municipal Hall Lobby. This award is bestowed to all Filipino citizens who reach the age of 100. Gallarde is a resident of Barangay Lagundi and has lived there since birth earning a living as farmer for most of his life. (AR Camposano-JP Belmonte /KIAMBA INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Thursday, 01 June 2017 00:00

Philippine Tarsier released

MAITUM, Sarangani (June 1, 2017) - A Philippine Tarsier found by a farmer on May 29 was released the same day by the Local Government Unit of Maitum at Lemlunay Research and Learning Center in Barangay Upo where it can live in its natural habitat. The world's smallest primate feeds on small insects, lizards and crickets and considered to be an endangered species. (John James Doctor/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 31 May 2017 00:00

PNP denies Maute group in Glan hospital

GLAN, Sarangani (May 31, 2017) – Police and hospital authorities denied a report by The Manila Times that wounded Maute men had sought treatment in a hospital here.

The Manila Times published online on May 29 that “fully armed men suspected to be members of the retreating Maute group, barged into a government hospital in Glan, Sarangani province demanding treatment for their seriously wounded comrades and threatened doctors and employees not to report their presence to the authorities or they will be mercilessly killed.”

But hospital and police authorities told Sarangani Information Office yesterday (May 30) that no such incident happened. The alleged suspects were not armed Maute men but gays selling cosmetics.

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MAASIM, Sarangani (May 28, 2017) - Sarangani Bay is now the new home of five “giant lapu-lapu” spawners donated by the largest commercial fishing hatchery in the Philippines, highlighting the town’s Ocean Month celebration on Friday, May 26.

The five king groupers locally known as “Lapu-lapu” or “Kugtong” were donated by Finfish Hatcheries Inc. the first fry hatchery in the country which is based in Sarangani Province.

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Sunday, 28 May 2017 00:00

Giant Lapu-lapu Spawner

MAASIM, Sarangani (May 28, 2017) - Sarangani Energy Corporation (SEC) power plant manager Jori Liimatta (4th from left) observes proceeding during the release of five king grouper spawners into Sarangani Bay at SEC jetty in barangay Kamanga on May 26. The giant groupers locally known as “Lapu-lapu” or “Kugtong” were donated by Finfish Hatcheries Inc. (FHI) of the Alsons Agribusiness Unit which is SEC’s sister company under the Alcantara Group. The event had highlighted the town’s Ocean Month celebration on Friday, May 26, at the jetty situated just a stone-throw away from Kamanga Marine Protected Area (MPA), and was adjudged one of the five best managed MPA’s in the country in 2015. (Contributed by Sarangani Energy Corporation for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Sunday, 28 May 2017 00:00

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MAASIM, Sarangani (May 28, 2017) - Sarangani Bay is now the new home of five “giant lapu-lapu” spawners donated by the Finfish Hatcheries Inc. (FHI) of the Alsons Agribusiness Unit, highlighting the annual Ocean Month celebration on Friday, May 26, at the jetty of Sarangani Energy Corporation (SEC) in barangay Kamanga. FHI and SEC are sister-companies under the Alcantara Group. The five king groupers locally known as lapu-lapu were were released into Sarangani Bay to help replenish the grouper population in the area. SEC’s jetty is situated just a stone-throw away from Kamanga Marine Protected Area (MPA) which was adjudged in 2015 as one of the five best managed MPA’s in the country. (Contributed by Sarangani Energy Corporation for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Sunday, 28 May 2017 00:00

King Grouper Deployment

MAASIM, Sarangani (May 28, 2017) - A diver watches one of the five giant groupers released into Sarangani Bay in barangay Kamanga on May 26. The giant groupers locally known as “Lapu-lapu” or “Kugtong” were donated by Finfish Hatcheries Inc. (FHI) of the Alsons Agribusiness Unit to seed and reproduce in the marine protected area in barangay Kamanga and later on will become available to the fishermen in the allowed fishing grounds. Said release of the five “giant lapu-lapu” spawners highlighted the annual Ocean Month celebration on Friday, May 26, at the jetty of Sarangani Energy Corporation (SEC). FHI and SEC are sister-companies under the Alcantara Group. (Contributed by Sarangani Energy Corporation for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Sunday, 28 May 2017 00:00

King Grouper

MAASIM, Sarangani (May 28, 2017) - Finfish Hatcheries Inc. (FHI) technicians release into Sarangani Bay in barangay Kamanga, one of the five “giant lapu-lapu” spawners donated by FHI, highlighting the annual Ocean Month celebration on Friday, May 26, at the jetty of Sarangani Energy Corporation (SEC). FHI and SEC are sister-companies under the Alcantara Group. SEC’s jetty is situated just a stone-throw away from Kamanga Marine Protected Area (MPA) which was adjudged in 2015 as one of the five best managed MPA’s in the country. (Contributed by Sarangani Energy Corporation for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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