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SARANGANI TO EXPAND QUARANTINE FACILITIES – SOLON

The provincial government of Sarangani has allocated an additional P14 million to expand quarantine and isolation facilities for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients in its seven municipalities. Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon said they are currently processing the release of the funds, which will also augment other response initiatives being implemented at the community level. Solon […]

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‘BORACAY OF THE SOUTH’ REOPENS TO TOURISTS – YAP

Beach resorts and other tourism establishments in the town of Glan in Sarangani province have reopened to tourists after being shuttered due to a spike in COVID-19 cases in the area. Glan Mayor Vivien Yap said resorts and hotels in the area are now allowed to resume operations, subject to strict compliance with the general […]

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80 POOR FAMILIES IN GLAN TO GET NHA HOUSING — YAP

The National Housing Authority (NHA) has allotted some P25 million to develop a resettlement housing community for poor informal settlers in the municipality of Glan, Sarangani province.Glan Mayor Vivien Yap said the initial preparatory works are set to begin in the coming days in line with the implementation of the housing project in Sitio Cabug, […]

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SARANGANI SETS P48M FOR INDIGENT PATIENTS – SOLON

The provincial government of Sarangani has allocated P48.5 million as funding support for residents in need of advanced and critical care services in private hospitals. Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon said the fund would be utilized for the hospitalization and other related needs of indigent patients from the province’s seven municipalities who would be admitted […]

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SHARE YOUR BLESSINGS, HELP THE POOR – PACQUIAO

“I know the pain of hunger way too well. Hindi lang sa tiyan. Pati sa puso.” This according to Senator Manny Pacquiao who went to his home province of Sarangani over the weekend to distribute help to his kababayans. Speaking before residents of the municipality of Malapatan, Pacquaio reminisced about the extreme hardship that his […]

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MAASIM, SARANGANI TO GET MODERN PUBLIC MARKET

The municipal government of Maasim in Sarangani province is pushing for the construction starting this year of its P213 million modern public market and transport terminal. Maasim Mayor Zyrex Pacquiao said the initial preparations are ongoing for the development of the two facilities, which are among the local government’s priority infrastructure projects. “The construction of […]

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SARANGANI TO HAVE COVID DRIVE-THRU TESTING – SOLON

The provincial government of Sarangani plans to put up a drive-through swabbing facility for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) rapid antigen screening to expand its testing capacity further.Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon said the planned offsite swabbing center will cater to residents who want to be screened or tested for COVID-19 without queuing in hospitals and […]

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MALAPATAN OPENS FOOTBRIDGE FOR BRGY KIHAN – SUMBO

Residents of an upland farming village in Malapatan town, Sarangani province can now cross a major river in the area without worrying about their safety, thanks to a newly-opened steel footbridge built by the municipal government. Town officials formally opened the newly-completed footbridge recently ending decades of struggle for residents, especially the children. “This is […]

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SARANGANI SETS UP CONTACT TRACING TEAMS – SOLON

The Sarangani provincial government is working on the immediate activation of localized cluster contact tracing teams amid the rising cases of suspected locally transmitted coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection in the neighboring areas. Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon said he directed the province’s seven municipalities to create at least eight contact tracing teams each and implement […]

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MORE AREAS TO BE ENERGIZED IN SARANGANI AND SOUTH COTABATO UNDER SEP – MASONGSONG

More rural communities within the coverage area of the South Cotabato II Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Socoteco II) will be connected to the electricity grid this year under the Sitio Electrification Program (SEP). According to Engr. Crisanto Sotelo, general manager of Socoteco II, electrification work has started in February to power up 46 more sitios included […]