Items filtered by date: June 2017
Friday, 30 June 2017 00:00

Information gathering heightened

KIAMBA, Sarangani (June 30, 2017) - Purok presidents from all over Kiamba gather in response to Mayor Raul Martinez’s program for the gathering of information about the movements of rebel forces in Kiamba and the surrounding mountain range. Mayor Martinez, together with PNP Kiamba Chief Salgado and Barangay Poblacion Captain Jesselito Martinez, met with the purok presidents on June 16 to ask for their help in monitoring the movements of rebel forces who could be moving through their respective areas. (AR Camposano-JP Belmonte /KIAMBA INFORMATION OFFICE)

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MAITUM, Sarangani (June 30, 2017) - The Old Poblacion Maitum Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Family Association that won Outstanding Excellence in Entrepreneurship of the Year pose with Sangguniang Bayan members (L-R) Genaro Thomas Strong, Arnold Abequibel, Caleasa Katug, Edgardo del Rosario, Gilbert Rocapor, Limuel Gacula, Garry Lee Perrett and Perlita Ampodia at the Municipal Hall on June 20. The association is the only nominee in Sarangani that showcased the one town, one product (OTOP) of Maitum which is the marinated bangsi. They competed with three other LGUs in Region 12 -- Pigcawayan and Mlang North Cotabato and New Pangasinan, Sultan Kudarat. (John James I. Doctor /MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Friday, 30 June 2017 00:00

Mayor Lopez thanks supporters

MAASIM, Sarangani (June 30, 2017) - Mayor Aniceto Lopez Jr. thanks tribal leaders, elders and the IP community in Maasim for supporting the 6-day activities of Kestebeng Festival during the Indigenous Peoples Day on June 19 at the municipal plaza. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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MAASIM, Sarangani (June 30, 2017) – Municipal Tribal Chieftain Fulung Benjamin Donato urges his constituents to cooperate with the military and Philippine National Police to avoid any untoward incident that may arise in the tribal communities. Donato issued the call during the 48th Foundation Anniversary and 10th Kestebeng Festival celebration on June 20. He warned other groups from fomenting disunity among leaders of the indigenous people (IP) in the entire Sarangani Province with three major tribes -- the Blaan, Tboli and Tagakaolo. (Ener T. Toguin for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Friday, 30 June 2017 00:00

Support project for tribal women

MALUNGON, Sarangani (June 30, 2017) – Mayor Tessa Constantino (3rd from right) is flanked on stage by village officials and the Tagakaulo and Blaan women beneficiaries of the P575,000-worth DSWD-LGU livelihood project, dubbed as “Technology-Transfer of Native Attire-Making,” which Constantino released on June 22 amid the celebration of Barangay Lumabat’s 4th-Year Tribal Day. (Sen Cuayson and Von Dela Cuesta /MALUNGON INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Friday, 30 June 2017 00:00

Tboli dance featured in Kestebeng

MAASIM, Sarangani (June 30, 2017) – Tboli kids show their traditional dance during the Indigenous Peoples Day of the 10th Kestebeng Festival with the theme “Peace and Prosperity are Manifested thru Festivity and Cooperation” on June 19 at the municipal plaza. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Friday, 30 June 2017 00:00

Malungon receives Child Friendly award

KORONADAL CITY (June 30, 2017) – Mayor Tessa Constantino poses for a memento with (from left) Laily Ortiz, officer-in-charge assistant regional director of the Department of Interior and Local Government, and assistant regional director Gemma Rivera of the Department of Social Welfare and Development right after being conferred with the 2016 Seal of Child Friendly Local Governance (SCFLG) Award at the Hotel De Viajera. Signed by DILG OIC Sec. Catalino S. Cuy and DSWD Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo, the award to Malungon LGU is also in recognition of its exemplary efforts and support to the Council for the Welfare of Children. (Apple Gella /MALUNGON INFORMATION OFFICE)

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MAASIM, Sarangani (June 28, 2017) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon delivers his anniversary message during the culmination program of 10th Kestebeng Festival and 48th Foundation Anniversary of Maasim with the theme “Peace and Prosperity is Manifested Through Festivity and Cooperation” on June 21 held at the municipal plaza. Solon also thanked investors for expanding their business which generated jobs and decreased the unemployment rate of the municipality. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 28 June 2017 00:00

Barangay Chairman lauds teachers

MALUNGON, Sarangani (June 28, 2017) – Barangay Chairman Virgilio Asgapo, Sr. pays tribute to all teachers who attended the 1st Barangay Education Summit in his barangay on June 20. He also expressed his gratitude to all visitors from the Provincial Local Government Unit headed by Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative Board Member Fulung Fredo Basino and municipal representative Municipal Councilor Mark Henson Villareal, Barangay Council officials and parents. The summit presented updates from school teachers headed by principal Vilma B. Eugenio to the stakeholders regarding the needed materials for K-12. (Ener T. Toguin for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 28 June 2017 00:00

Cash prizes for Kestebeng dancers

MAASIM, Sarangani (June 28, 2017) – The Aniceto Lopez National High School contingent wins the street dancing competition with a cash prize of P120,000 while 1st runner up was Mangelen Integrated School (P100,000) and 2nd runner up was Blat Integrated School (P80,000). Non-winning participants also received P30,000 each during the culmination program of 10th Kestebeng Festival on July 21. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORAMTION OFFICE)

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