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Sarangani PTC elects new set of officers

ALABEL, Sarangani (July 21, 2022) - The Provincial Tourism Council (PTC) of Sarangani elected its new set of officers on July 20 during their General Assembly Meeting at the Kasfala Hall, Capitol grounds.

PTC's new set of officers include Jobelle Pacquiao, first lady of Governor Rogelio “Ruel” D. Pacquiao, as the new president; and Dr. Candeleria Yap, first lady of Glan Mayor Victor James Yap Sr., as the new vice president.

Also, Noel “Weng” Alicarte from Kiamba was elected secretary, and Lilibeth J. Salarda, first lady of Alabel Mayor Vic Paul Salarda, is the new treasurer.

Ms. Pacquiao thanked the members of the council for electing her as the president and encouraged them to work with her in achieving the council's dreams for Sarangani.

"Let's make the name Sarangani loud. Loud that it can be heard not only in SOX nor in Region XII alone, but in the whole world," Pacquiao said through her representative, Ser Espartero.

The general assembly meeting was attended by the municipal tourism councils of the seven municipalities of Sarangani. (Jake Narte-SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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ALABEL, Sarangani (July 21, 2022) – Equal Access International (EAI) and Sarangani’s Ronda Probinsya (RP) information advocates convened for a workshop on Thursday, July 21, to identify priority issues that they can partner to work on co-creating solutions for issues confronting communities in the province.

Sarangani Ronda Probinsya is the flagship program of Governor Rogelio “Ruel” D. Pacquiao anchored on a seven-point agenda which is geared towards a resilient and progressive Sarangani.

According to Jehanna T. Pelima, program manager of RP Kalinaw and RP Sarangani Bangsamoro Affairs Program, the different platforms EAI presented would aid them in addressing issues and gaps identified on the ground through research conducted for the province’s previous Sulong Kapayapaan program.

From the gaps identified, Pelima said the Kalinaw Program, a special program of RP, would focus on the development of capacity of community members to sustain peace at the household level through the Culture of Peace and values formation approaches.

Joel D. Dizon, EAI program manager, said they partnered with the previous Sulong Kapayapaan Program on the different campaigns like “delving into different issues on violent extremism, peace, conflict, as well as women empowerment.”

Pelima, however, said the partnership that they would forge soon with EAI through a memorandum of understanding would not be limited only to Kalinaw Program but would cover all the special programs of RP.

Dizon said the messaging hub is the most effective platform for RP “kasi ‘yung messaging hub is very flexible and wider ang reach when it comes to the different issues in the community.”

Messaging hub is a convergence platform for social change movements in Mindanao with Institute for Peace and Development in Mindanao (IPDM) and Maguindanaon Development Foundation as co-hosts.

Dizon highlighted the significance of co-creating of solutions “kasi si EAI naniniwala sa local engagements at sa contextualized na mga responses sa mga issues natin. Hindi po nag-iimpose si EAI kung ano ‘yung dapat na solusyon, rather we discuss together.” (Beverly C. Paoyon/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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ALABEL, Sarangani (July 20, 2022) – Sarangani’s Health Officer Dr. Arvin Alejandro said the provincial government’s plan to improve nutrition intervention would increase farmers’ income and prevent new cases of malnutrition.

He said this would realize the province’s vision for nutrition of “healthy and resilient Sarangans”, therefore, “no more stunting by 2025.”

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ALABEL, Sarangani (July 19,2022) - Nagpadayag og suporta si Gobernador Rogelio "Ruel" D. Pacquiao sa mga organisasyon nga nagatabang sa kampanya batok sa pagdaghan sa Crown of Thorns (COT) kon dap-ag sa Sarangani Bay.

Kini atol sa pagbisita sa SarBay Freedivers sa buhatan ni Gobernador Pacquiao aron muhangyo og suporta alang sa pag-awhag sa katawhan nga mukuyog kanila sa pagpangolekta og dap-ag.

Positibo nga gitubag sa gobernador ang mga panginahanglanon sa mga nasampit sama sa bangka nga kargahan sa makolektang mga dap-ag, pagkaon alang sa mga mupartisipar sa aktibidad, ug sa pag-awhag sa katawhan alang sa dugang manpower sa pagpangolekta sa dap-ag.

Mupahigayon ang Sarbay Freedivers sa ilang COT Collection karong umaabot nga Hulyo 21-23 sa Sumbang Point, Barangay Taluya sa Glan ug sa Hulyo 28-30 sa Tuka Marine Park sa Kiamba.

Kahibaluan nga ang Crown of Thorns usa ka matang sa starfish nga gikonsidera nga peste sa pipila ka bahin sa Sarangani Bay kung asa ubay-ubay na nga mga government ug non-government organizations ang namugna aron kapugngan ang padayong pagdaghan niini.

Tungod sa Crown of Thorns posibleng mahurot ang mga isda gumikan sa ginakaon niini ang mga coral reefs nga maoy pinuy-anan sa mga isda. (Ivan Polonan - CDU-PGO/PIO)

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ALABEL, Sarangani (July 18, 2022) – The provincial government of Sarangani turned over 100 units of antennas for Learning Resources on Wifi Hub for Expanded e-Learning in Sarangani or LR on Wheels to the Department of Education Sarangani Division.

The antennas, which amount to Php150,000, will be used in the continuous implementation of LR on Wheels in Sarangani.

The turnover was held on July 18 during the flag-raising ceremony at the Capitol grounds and was initiated by Provincial Administrator Atty. Ryan Jay Ramos, along with heads of offices of the Capitol, to the LR on Wheels working committee of DepEd Sarangani.

LR on Wheels is an innovation of DepEd Sarangani to make e-learning possible for far-flung villages in the province, particularly those outside of the service coverage of major telecommunications companies and internet service providers.

It utilizes an offline learning management system broadcast over an access point through an intranet where learners can hook their gadgets in order to access learning materials like digital copies of learning modules, interactive worksheets, and videos.

The project, which was launched in 2020, was authored by Roy Detoyato, Information Technology Officer of DepEd Sarangani.

It was established to eliminate one major concern in e-learning which is internet connection, and supports the digitalization of today’s learning process.

This innovation of Sarangani province is also now being replicated in other parts of the country like South Cotabato, Batangas, Palawan, and many others. (Jake Narte-Jori Mae Samillano/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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ALABEL, Sarangani (July 18, 2022) – The Provincial Government of Sarangani has resumed hiring poor but deserving students under the SPES program after two years of being put on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

SPES or Special Program for Employment of Students is a program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) which the provincial government supports to provide temporary employment to these students during summer.

On Monday, July 18, SPES program coordinator Glenda Revańo presented during the Capitol flag raising ceremony the students who were hired for a 20-day period to provide administrative support to the different offices in the Capitol from July 6 to 28.

A total of 38 students were hired with a daily wage of P547 which will be counterparted by 60 percent from the provincial government and 40 percent from DOLE. (Beverly C. Paoyon/ SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

Photo taken by Jake T. Narte during the Capitol flag raising ceremony on July 18, 2022

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MALUNGON, Sarangani (July 15, 2022) – "Sa atong panaghiuban, dili imposible nga makab-ot ug matuman ang atong mga plano alang sa kalambuan sa Malungon," said Mayor Maria Theresa D. Constantino in her Executive Report on July 15 during the inaugural program of the 53rd Founding Anniversary of the municipality at the Malungon Sunken Arena.

Constantino focused her report on her I-HEARD initiative. I-HEARD stands for Infrastructure, Health, Education, Agriculture, Resource Management and Environmental Protection, and Drug and Criminality Prevention.

Constantino's report included the town's accomplishments from 2021 until the first quarter of 2022 under her leadership.

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ALABEL, Sarangani (July 15, 2022) – Governor Rogelio "Ruel" D. Pacquiao visited the areas affected by the heavy rainfall on July 14, which caused flash floods that hit several households in the different barangays in Alabel town.

Together with Governor Pacquiao were Board Member Joseph Calanao and Provincial Administrator Atty. Ryan Jay R. Ramos.

They went to Barangays Maribulan, Ladol and Bagacay which were some of the areas identified to be immensely affected by the calamity.

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ALABEL, Sarangani (July 15, 2022) - Provincial Administrator Atty. Ryan Jay R. Ramos (3rd from right) inspects the old Capitol building on July 15 to check for damages caused by the flooding after a heavy rainfall yesterday, July 14. Ramos was accompanied by Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer Raquel Panal (2nd from left), Engr. Elmer Jingco (2nd from right) of Provincial Engineering Office, and Edith Mahilum (extreme right) from PSWDO.

Ramos said the first Capitol building should be taken care of because it is part of the history of Sarangani and is declared as one of the cultural properties of the province per the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009, under Resolution No. 2020-10-038.

Rene A. Punzalan, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer, told the inspection team the cause of the flooding was the manhole located in the center of the building. Punzalan, who holds office in the building, further explained the damages that need immediate repair. (Martin Fernando E. Bernad Jr./SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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