Thursday, March 3, 2016

Running pastor completes Maasim-Malungon lap

MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 9, 2015) - For the first time, Pastor Ferdie Cabiling (right) savours the Marang, one of Malungon's best fruits,  along with Michael Chiongbian on Monday, September 7. Cabiling aims to raise P1,000 donation for every kilometer he runs. He is doing an average of 50 kilometers per day to raise P2 million to be donated to Real Life Foundation's scholarship program. The run also commemorates his 50th birthday on September 8. Cabiling started his 2,180 km. journey in Maasim, Sarangani last September 5 and will finish it in Aparri.  #RUN50 (Kim Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)

Sarangani to Aparri run begins

MALUNGON, Sarangani (September 9, 2015) - Celebrating his 50th birthday, Pastor Ferdie Cabiling exits Sarangani and continues his #‎Run50 journey towards Davao region Tuesday, September 8. Cabiling, the running pastor, aims to raise P50,000 worth of donations for every 50 kilometer he runs a day within 50 days to raise P2 million. Commemorating his half-century mark in life with this Godly cause, proceeds will be given to the Real Life Foundation's scholarship program. Cabiling started his journey in Maasim, Sarangani last September 5 and will finish in Aparri, a total distance of 2,180 kilometers. #RUN50 (Kim Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)

Alabel celebrates IP Day

ALABEL, Sarangani (September 8, 2015) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon dances with tribal elders, leaders of indigenous people (IP) and municipal officials Monday, September 7, during the Indigenous Peoples Day of 14th Kasadyaan Festival and 44th Foundation Anniversary of Alabel, the capital of Sarangani Province. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

Farnazo K to 12 keynote speaker

ALABEL, Sarangani (September 8, 2015) - Isagani dela Cruz (left), schools division superintendent, awards a certificate of appreciation to Dr. Allan Farnazo, regional director of the Department of Education, for his untiring effort and dedication in sharing his knowledge and expertise as resource speaker during the caravan for K to 12 and forum with the theme “Sarangani, Sa K to 12 Basta Sama-sama Kayang-kaya. Tayo na Karunungan Isulong na!”. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

Governor Solon supports K to 12 program

ALABEL, Sarangani (September 7, 2015) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon deliver his message of commitment and support Monday, September 7, during the K to 12 Caravan cum Forum of the Department of Education with the theme ”Sarangani, Sa K to 12 Basta Sama-sama Kayang-kaya. Tayo na Karunungan Isulong na!.” (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

K to 12 Caravan cum Forum in Sarangani

ALABEL, Sarangani (September 8, 2015) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon greets participants of the K to 12 Caravan cum Forum held at Capitol gymnasium Monday, September 7. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

K to 12 forum held

ALABEL, Sarangani (September 8, 2015) – Board Member Elmer de Peralta commits to support the K to 12 program of the Department of Education during the caravan cum forum Monday, September 7, at the Capitol gym. The theme was “Sa K to 12 Basta Sama-sama, Kayang-kaya; Tayo na! Karunungan Isulong na!” The caravan was joined by DepEd officials, school principals, public school teachers, PTAs (Parents, Teachers Associations) and local officials. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

Sulong Tribu joins IP Day

ALABEL, Sarangani (September 8, 2015) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon mingles with the tribal elders, chieftains and local officials during the Indigenous Peoples Day in celebration of the 14th Kasadyaan Festival and 44th Foundation Anniversary of Alabel Monday, September 7. Solon said his program Sulong Tribu is to empower, protect, preserve and promote the resources of IPs through partnership, collaboration and skills enhancement. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

VGO hosts seminar

MALAPATAN, Sarangani (September 8, 2015) - A group of teenagers embrace each other as a sign of reconciliation and commitment to build stronger relationship during the True Love Waits Seminar of Parent – Child Workshop on Journey to Absolute Purity at Lun Padidu National High School on September 4. During the training led by the Vice Governor’s Office (VGO)the students were encouraged to cultivate strong relationship with the people closest to them especially parents, families and friends who will support and guide them in making the right decision in the future with regards to marriage. (Marvin N. Soler/VICE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)

Governor Solon gives radio repeaters to police

ALABEL, Sarangani (August 28, 2015) – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) represented by Robert Lubonting (extreme right), Board Member Virgilio Tobias (center), and Atty. Emma Nebran (2nd from right), executive assistant of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, turnover two units of radio repeater Friday, August 28, to PSSupt. Emmanuel Peralta (2nd from left), acting provincial director of Sarangani Police Provincial Office, and PSupt. Reynaldo Denila Jr. (extreme left), deputy provincial director for operations, at the police headquarters in Barangay Kawas. The radio repeater worth 120,000 per unit was funded by the PDRRMO to hasten police communication with the seven municipal police stations. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

SPPO thanks Governor Solon for radio repeaters

ALABEL, Sarangani (August 28, 2015) - PSSupt. Emmanuel Peralta, acting provincial director of Sarangani Police Provincial Office (SPPO), thanks Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon for giving full support to the programs of SPPO during the ceremonial turnover of radio repeaters Friday, August 28. Peralta said communication is a very important factor in minimizing the occurrence of crimes in the locality and the entire province of Sarangani. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

Governor Solon initiates Cacao farming

MALUNGON, Sarangani (August 27, 2015) - In line with the vision of the provincial government to alleviate poverty through promoting economic stability and sustainability, Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon initiates Cacao planting on August 17 at Figueroa Farm in Barangay Malandag where more than 50 farmers participated. This livelihood program will be implemented throughout the different municipalities of Sarangani in partnership with Kennemer Foods International, Inc. and Landbank. (Kim Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR'S OFFICE)

Malapatan fishermen repatriated from Indonesia

MALAPATAN, Sarangani (August 27, 2015) - After three months of detention in Tahuna, Indonesia, 20 fishermen from Malapatan finally found comfort as they were successfully brought back to their town through the efforts of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Bureau of Immigration, Philippine Navy, Coast Guard and the provincial government of Sarangani. After personally receiving the repatriates, Governor Steve Solon talked to them so as to address their concerns with regards to improving their livelihood for them not to risk their lives anymore just to find money in foreign territories. (Kim Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR'S OFFICE)

RD Shipyard joins ZOD campaign

MAASIM, Sarangani (August 27, 2015) - Engr. Ike Ferolin and Moresen Asi of RD Shipyard turnover 50 drums, bags of cement and PVC pipes donated by RD Shipyard to Barangay Tinoto on August 15. These materials will be used for the construction of sanitary toilets and septic tanks. This initiative is in line with the provincial goal for Sarangani Province as zero open defecation (ZOD) area by 2016. The campaign is under the JINKEENATION - a province-wide sanitation program by Vice Governor Jinkee Pacquiao in partnership with the World Bank–Water Sanitation Program. LGU-Maasim also gave 50 toilet bowls. (Carl Clemence Tolog/VICE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE)

Sarangani officials join folklore festival

ALABEL, Sarangani (August 27, 2015) – Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon and Vice Governor Jinkee Pacquaio dance in the stage with the Suli Di Kay Luan dancers from Malapatan Elementary School during the international folklore festival at Capitol Gym on August 17. The dance depicts the belief, ceremonies and rituals of the Blaan tradition. (Kim Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR'S OFFICE)

Sarangani welcomes IGP investments


GENERAL SANTOS CITY (August 27, 2015) – Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon speaks at the 9th Palm Oil Congress at KCC Convention Center on August 19. Hundreds of businessmen, farmers and investors throughout the country participated in the congress, thus opening bigger possibilities for the province of Sarangani to encourage more investors especially that the congress focused on promoting inclusive growth through investments and Income Generation Projects (IGPs) such as oil palm plantations. (Kim Tiblani/PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR'S OFFICE)

School receives construction materials

ALABEL, Sarangani (August 27, 2015) – Datu Abdullah Tondog Elementary School teachers headed by principal Johnny Bantulo (left) receive 30 sacks of cement and 20 corrugated galvanized iron sheets given by Vice Governor Jinkee Jamora Pacquiao on August 24 for the construction of an additional school building at Barangay Baluntay. On behalf of the vice governor, Atty. Shiela May Operiano (2nd right), executive assistant, and other Vice Governor’s Office staff delivered the construction materials. (Carl Clemence Tolog/VICE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE)

Smart brings DLP training to Sarangani

ALABEL, Sarangani (August 27, 2015) - Desi Magnaye of Smart Communications introduces the Dynamic Learning Program (DLP) of teachers in Sarangani on August 24. The DLP training and workshop was attended by ALIVE teachers of K-12 program of Department of Education, Ustads, and Madaris teachers of Islamic education. Dynamic Learning Program develops each child to his/her fullest potential. (Jake T. Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

Learning materials for day care pupils

ALABEL, Sarangani (August 27, 2015) - April Joy Cagas of Save the Children, a global children’s charity organization, assists day care pupils arrange the learning materials during the distribution of books or Booklatan sa Paaralan on August 25 at Barangay Bagacay. The distribution of books is a partnership program of the provincial government under the Sulong Karunungan program of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

Mascots present Sulong Sarangani dance steps

ALABEL, Sarangani (August 27, 2015) – Mascots Sara and Gani introduce the dance step of Sulong Sarangani hymn during the Booklatan sa Paaralan at Barangay Bagacay on August 25. The song is used in events and social media platforms to drum up awareness and support for Sulong Sarangani, a poverty reduction program that develops, adopts, and executes strategies to uplift the quality of life of constituents. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)