THE GOVERNOR - I wish to invite you to explore Zamboanga Sibugay through this official provincial website. Information Technology (IT) brought unprecedented changes to communication and information in ways never before imagined. Practically, any information is now just a google click away. Remote communication is just a text, a call or a video chat away. Infotech made communication and information easily accessible both to the rich and the poor. This is an ingredient for democratic information and participation...
RAJTREE PROGRAM - Zamboanga Sibugay is a rich agricultural province but resources are poorly managed, thus failing to achieve high revenue and income for the farmers and the local government; It lacks implementing rules and regulations to effectively derive income from the natural resources and agricultural products, especially the rubber industry; No concrete program has ever been established for the rubber industry to synchronize its direction towards a strong agro-industry in the province; For the past few years, the national and local government never gave focus to rubber as a viable industry for Zamboanga Sibugay
ACCOMPLISHMENTS - Imelda-Alicia Road; Ongoing Ipil-Imelda Wharf Road; Repair/Rehab.Boyugan Rd.,Buug; Ongoing Construction of Abutments & Installation of Superstrcture for Various Tulay ng Pangulo under the Pres. Bridge Program, Camanga, Titay; Rehab.Lutiman-Guicam Prov.Rd., Alicia; Rehab. Mabuhay-Olutanga Provincial Road; Infras. & Local Projects in Dist.1; Ongoing Completion of Capitol Building; Const. of new Sibugay Prov. Hospital, Taway, Ipil; Repair/Rehab. Satellite Health Center (Olutanga Dist. Hospital)...
SIBUGAY TOURISM - Discover Zamboanga Sibugay a grand radiance brilliantly shining in the heart of Zamboanga Peninsula, beckoning and inviting, promising a peculiar experience only Sibugay can offer. Indeed, the “Emerging Pearl of the Southern Seas” that you will find exotic and unforgettable - a creation to be cherished. As you step in majestic Sibugay, fill your eyes with the play of diversified panorama of a vast world of skies and emerald waters, carpets of endless verdant green tropical vegetation, opulent mountains and hills and long strips of white beaches that line the shore.
2012 SOPA - Our being here is like a grand reunion. Meeting someone, we usually say: “Kumusta ka?” Hence, it is also proper that we start our gathering with the question: “Kumusta na ang Sibugay?” Let us backtrack a bit in our memory lane. Are we in a dreamland or a nightmare? It is said that “a plan without action is but a daydream while an action without a plan is a nightmare.” When we took over in 2010 Sibugay was tagged as one of the worst governed provinces in the country. For a start, it was a nightmare. But that also prompted us to dream for transformation...
Although it had been an Inter-Municipality Dance Sports Competition, only seven municipalities sent their dancing duos to battle against each other on June 27, 2012 held at the Center Podium, Capitol, Ipil Heights, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.
Five judges comprised the panel: Ma. Christina G. Wee from Zamboanga City who is a Silver Member of the Philippine-Australian Dance Sports Federation; John Raymond Jimeno from Zamboanga City, a degree-holder of a Master in Science in Human Movement Science, Major in Sports Science; Dante T. Ramirez from Zamboanga City, one of Zamboanga City’s leading choreographers; April Jane Española, a former Dance Moderator of Ateneo de Zamboanga-High School’s Dance Troupe; and Professor Blancaflor Rivera-Jimeno, the Chairman of the Bard of Judges, who is also a Silver Member of he Philippine-Australian Dance Sprts Federation and was a Champion of both Latin American and Modern Standard Dances during a regional dance sports competition.
According to Aileen F. Mojackarin, the Dance Sports Organizer, the contestants were made to dance in three categories, namely Cha Cha, Rumba, and Jive. “They were required to dance in an individual showdown wherein the couples were given a chance to showcase their moves per partner and then in the final derby in which all the couples shared the dance floor together,” stated Mojackarin.
The following municipalities participated in the said dance contest: Ipil, Roseller T. Lim, Naga, Tungawan, Payao, Olutanga, and Alicia. Of the seven, only four made it to the final round: Ipil, Roseller T. Lim, Naga, and Payao. They were judged through a ranking style based on the following criteria: footwork, basic steps, body line, rhythm, and style and technique.
Rajj Bryan Allian and Corazon Talaoc who represented the municipality of Payao, were hailed as the champions and won Php 10, 000.00. Kimberly Jane Acana and Mislie Adduk, Roseller T. Lim’s dance partners, got the 1st place with a cash prize worth Php. 7, 000.00. Naga’s dancing duo, Wilmer Sumalpong and Jojielyn Layson, were recognized as the 2nd placers and were given Php 5, 000.00. Coming last in the ranks were Ipil’s Eljun Buenaflor and Geraldene Canones who both received a cash prize amounting to Php 3, 000.00. A consolation prize worth Php 1, 000.00 was given to each couple who was not able to win.