Items filtered by date: December 2017
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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ALABEL, Sarangani (December 4, 2017) – Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, Malungon Mayor Maria Theresa Constantino and Board Member Eduardo Paras sign on November 30 the Memorandum of Understanding with the Bureau of Immigration and Deportation (BID) to further strengthen LGU ties and fortify border security of the coastal province. Beside Solon is BID Commissioner Jaime H. Morente. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE)

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Monday, 04 December 2017 00:00

Kiamba receives SGLG award for 2017

MANILA (December 4, 2017) – Mayor Raul Martinez (5th from left) of Kiamba, Sarangani, together with municipal councilor Dr. Antonio Yasaña (6th from right) and DILG officer Florence Abelarde (extreme right), receives the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) award. The award given at the Manila Hotel Tent City on November 29 is the second SGLG award the municipality has received following last year's award. This is yet another milestone in Kiamba's illustrious history signifying the municipality's progress and the LGU leadership's dedication to its town and people. Kiamba is among 359 municipalities, 61 cities, and 28 provinces honored on the awarding day. (AR Camposano-JP Belmonte/KIAMBA INFORMATION OFFICE)

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ALABEL, Sarangani (December 4, 2017) – A prelude to the closing of the November 28 to December 1 Munato Festival is the fireworks display over the Capitol grounds which also marks the Silver Foundation Anniversary of Sarangani Province. It was followed by a Rivermaya concert. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE)

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Monday, 04 December 2017 00:00

Kiamba wins street dancing contest

ALABEL, Sarangani (December 4, 2017) – Dancers from the Municipality of Kiamba show their winning form on December 1 to emerge as champion of the Street Dancing Competition, and best in music. They received a trophy and cash prize of P200,000. The Municipality of Maitum contingent was 1st runner-up with a cash prize of P125,000, and best in costume. The 2nd runner-up was Municipality of Malungon with a cash prize of P100,000. Non-winning contingents received P50,000 each as consolation prize during the 15th Munato Festival celebration. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE)

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