Anna Liz Cabrido

South Cotabato starts 100-hour countdown to ‘Bayanihan Bakunahan’

Koronadal City—Health officials here started a 100-hour countdown Thursday to Bayanihan Bakunahan as South Cotabato’s strategy to the nation-wide COVID 19 vaccination drive on November 29 to December 2021. Hanna Ebeo, Health Education Promotions Officer, said the 100-hour countdown is an exciting encouragement to all South Cotabatenos to get the COVID-19 vaccine during the three-day …

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P2M for research and development of tnalak, tabih raw materials

Koronadal City—Local agriculture officials here prepare P2M to save abaca plants and other indigenous plants like  knalum, apatot and atsuete as natural dye plants in making tnalak and tabih, the indigenous textiles made by the Tboli and Blaan in South Cotabato as its demand calls for an action after weavers claimed that the raw materials …

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South Cotabato is the first Mindanao LGU to receive conferment for DRR-climate change plan

Koronadal City—The nine-year Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation enhanced Provincial Development and Physical Framework Plan of South Cotabato was approved in a virtual conferment, the first local government unit to be approved by the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development. On Tuesday, Governor Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. laid out the development roadmap of …

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Culture and Arts unveils Fu Yabing marker

The Provincial Government of South Cotabato unveiled a marker for the late master Dreamweaver Fu Yabing Masalon Dulo. The marker was put up in front of her weaving center in Sitio Amgu-o, Barangay Landan, Polomolok. Fu Yabing and her artistry as a Tabih maker is an important contribution to the indigenous fabric of the Philippines. …

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Good education frees IPs from discrimination

Koronadal City—The opportunity to go to school is a major enabler for indigenous people to free them from the bondage of  discrimination, Governor Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. expressed his sentiment during the Indigenous People Leader’s Summit held at Barangay Glandang yesterday. “Quality education is the best foundation for everyone, especially for the indigenous children, to exercise …

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DILG pours rehab fund to South Cotabato public markets

Four towns in the Province of South Cotabato received funds to rehabilitate their public markets, Department of Interior and Local Government South Cotabato Program Manager Hayd-Ali Suwaib confirmed. “The fund is from the Local Government Support Fund which finances local development and infrastructure projects,” Suwaib said. In a turn-over ceremony, Tuesday, in Polomolok, DILG handed …

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Barangays in South Cotabato enhance capacity to implement anti-drug campaign

Koronadal City—With an ongoing pandemic, barangay anti-drug abuse councils (BADAC) in South Cotabato will continue to intensify their capacities and implement strategies in the chase against illegal drugs at the grassroots level, Department of Interior and Local Government South Cotabato Program Manager Hayd-Ali Suwaib said during the launching of the Strengthening Institutional Capacities of Barangay …

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Indigenous people in South Cotabato to present policy declaration of the use of tnalak and tabih cloth

Koronadal City—-In celebration of the Indigenous People’s Month this October, IP representatives  expressed to validate the proposed policy declaration to protect traditional cloth like tnalak and tabih, Henry Malida, tribal leader and a legislative staff of Provincial Board Member and IPMR Edgar Sambog, in a press conference earlier. ” The proposed policy declaration on tnalak …

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Students, mothers joined art workshop in Brangay Danlag, Tampakan

Twenty-five residents, including students and mothers, joined the three-day art workshop conducted by the Arts and Culture Unit of the Provincial Government of South Cotabato in Barangay Danlag, Tampakan, recently. They showcase their newfound skills in embroidery with home-grown fashion designer and cultural worker Jarred Servano as their mentor. One participant named Angel got Servano’s …

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PESU projects 29k COVID cases in South Cotabato before September ends

Koronadal City—Local transmission of COVID in South Cotabato might reach up to 29, 901 cases before September ends, the Provincial Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (PESU) confirmed during an orientation activity with Health Education Promotions Officers recently. John Lemuel Dalisay, Statistician 1, reported that there would be a ballooning COVID case if communication campaigns, systems, and …

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