Items filtered by date: December 2017
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 00:00

1st Sarangani Moro Leaders’ Summit held

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (December 27, 2017) – Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon speaks during the 1st Sarangani Moro Leaders’ Summit on December 11 at Greenleaf Hotel. He explained to them the significance of the Bangsamoro Basic Law, although Sarangani is not part of the territory. “But, if Bangsamoro will prosper, the whole Mindanao will also prosper,” he said. (Jake Narte-Donna Mahusay/SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE)

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Wednesday, 27 December 2017 00:00

Moro Leaders’ Summit

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (December 27, 2017) – Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon greets Moro leaders during the 1st Sarangani Moro Leaders’ Summit on December 11 at Greenleaf Hotel. He acknowledged the More leaders and appreciated what they can do to make a change in Sarangani Province and to the country. (Jake Narte-Donna Mahusay/SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE)

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Wednesday, 27 December 2017 00:00

Declaration of Kiamba as Drug-Free Municipality

KIAMBA, Sarangani (December 27, 2017) – Officials make the ceremonial Declaration of Kiamba as a Drug-Free Municipality on December 12 at the Kiamba Civic Center. PDEA Regional Headquarters representative Christina Cabatingan made the announcement as former drug users looked on and seemingly looking forward to a brighter future. Mayor Raul Martinez, assisted by PNP Kiamba COP Rey Salgado, distributed the certificates of drug-free barangays to the 19 barangay chairpersons. Words of wisdom were given by the mayor along with a hopeful reminder for all to avoid drug related activities. (AR Camposano-JP Belmonte/KIAMBA INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 27 December 2017 00:00

Signing of Collective Negotiation Agreement

ALABEL, Sarangani (December 27, 2017) – SPEU president Wilson Lapiz, Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, Vice Governor Elmer de Peralta, board members, management panel, SPEU panel and union members witness the Signing of Collective Negotiation Agreement between the Provincial Government of Sarangani and Sarangani Provincial Employees Union (SPEU) on December 18. (Jake Narte-Donna Mahusay/SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE)

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Tuesday, 05 December 2017 00:00

Maitum declared drug free

Maitum, Sarangani (December 5, 2017) - Deputy Regional Director Nefrelyn Sibuga of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Authority affirms the declaration of Maitum as a drug-free municipality in a simple ceremony held after the flag raising ceremony at the Maitum Municipal Hall on November 27. The activity was attended by all punong barangays and other barangay officials. Also in photo are (from left) Deputy Chief of Police PSI Juanito Castillo Jr., Chief of Police PSI Rodel Javison, and Acting Mayor Tito Balazon Sr. (Afren de Guzman/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Tuesday, 05 December 2017 00:00

Mayor Balazon declares Maitum drug-cleared

Maitum, Sarangani (December 5, 2017) – Acting Mayor Tito Balazon Sr. declares Maitum as a drug-cleared municipality on November 27 before local officials, police officers and personnel of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Authority. Also present were members of the Barangay Anti Drug Abuse Councils and drug surrenderees. (Afren de Guzman/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Tuesday, 05 December 2017 00:00

Abaca Processing Center to rise in Kiamba

KIAMBA, Sarangani (December 5, 2017) – (From left) Regional Director Eduardo Holoyohoy of the Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority, Provincial Agriculturist Jonathan Duhaylungsod, and Victor Baylon of the Department of Agriculture gather to sign the contract for the equipment and building construction for the Abaca Processing Center at Barangay Maligang during the groundbreaking ceremony on November 27. (Jake Narte-Donna Mahusay/SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE)

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Tuesday, 05 December 2017 00:00

Ground breaking ceremony

KIAMBA, Sarangani (December 5, 2017) - Representatives from the provincial and regional offices of the Department of Agriculture (DA) lead the groundbreaking ceremony on November 27 for the construction of the Abaca Processing Center and Abaca Warehouse in Barangay Maligang, signifying Kiamba as on its way to becoming Sarangani's hub for abaca production. This program from the DA under the Philippine Rural Development Project not only provided funds for such facilities to be built but also made it possible to procure vital equipment like strippers and decorticators for the processing of abaca which will be distributed to different municipalities of Sarangani. (AR Camposano-JP Belmonte/KIAMBA INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Monday, 04 December 2017 00:00

Sarangani celebrates Week of Peace

ALABEL, Sarangani (December 4, 2017) – Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief peace negotiator Mohagher Iqbal pays a courtesy call to Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon prior to his speaking engagement at the Sarangani Week of Peace Celebration on November 30. Looking on is Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE)

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ALABEL, Sarangani (December 4, 2017) - Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza lauds Sarangani for being a role model in attaining peace and development. He likewise commended the local officials whom he referred to as the “real workers” for peace. The Week of Peace which was anchored on the theme “Sustaining the Gains of Peace” was conducted as a “Handog Pasasalamat para sa Kapayapaan” on November 30. It was part of the series of events of Munato Festival and 25th founding anniversary of Sarangani. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE)

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