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15 indigenous art masters of South Cotabato endorsed in GAMABA

Koronadal City—The local coordinating team of South Cotabato nominated 15 masters in indigenous or ethnic arts to the Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan (GAMABA) or the National Living Treasurers Award, a search for the finest traditional artists in the Philippines. Reden Ulo, a GAMABA coordinator, confirmed that the Municipality of Lake Sebu presented 13 masters …

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5 hog multiplier farms in South Cotabato underway in 2023

Koronadal City— PHP10-million-worth of swine breeder and the techno-demo farm is to be built in five areas in South Cotabato next year, Provincial Veterinary Officer Flora Bigot said. “The Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Training Institute allocates a P50M project as a grant under the Integrated National Swine Production Initiatives for Recovery and Expansion (INSPIRE) and part …

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South Cotabato applies for 2 special economic zones

Koronadal City—Documents for the application of South Cotabato’s two economic zones are still pending, Governor Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr confirmed in a recent press conference. “We have a few documents needed. The team from the planning office is ensuring the establishment of two special economic zones,” the governor stressed. The governor said job opportunities are waiting …

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South Cotabato resumes ‘Halfway-out Program’

Koronadal City—After a decade, when it launched, the Provincial Government of South Cotabato is preparing to institutionalize the Halfway Out Program. The program allocated a fund to bail out prisoners at the South Cotabato Rehabilitation and Detention Center whose cases are still under litigation process. “The main reason here is to decongest the number of …

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400 BNS in South Cotabato convene to review the nutrition program implementation

Koronadal City—After two years of virtual meetings because of the pandemic, at least 400 barangay nutrition scholars in South Cotabato gathered during the annual BNS Congress and Program Implementation Review held at Susan’s Beach, Maasim, Sarangani Province on October 19-21. The theme is Unite and Strengthen BNS Projects for Nutrition Development. The provincial congress underscores …

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P400M-provincial hospital abound in South Cotabato

Koronadal City—The groundbreaking ceremony for the additional building of the province in its new location at the Protect Center will take place anytime soon before the year ends. The additional building will complement the bed capacity of the old provincial hospital. Based on the redesigned design, the new building at the Protech Center connects to …

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South Cotabato to maximize corporate power

Koronadal City—South Cotabato will be engaging in government-owned and controlled corporations, maximizing its strength to survive the national revenue dependency in the coming years, Governor Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. explained during an interview recently. “All the necessary things leading to this plan are now being studied and evaluated. We want to start next year,” the governor …

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South Cotabato among ‘Most Business Friendly’ provinces this year

Koronadal City— The Province of South Cotabato presented various innovations in economic development as the evaluation season of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Most Business Friendly Awards takes off recently. Dennis Gasendo, South Cotabato Economic, Investment and Promotions Center Head, presented the best practices in increasing business operations in the province during a …

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South Cotabato welcomes Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentive Awards evaluators

Koronadal City — The Interior and Local Government in South Cotabato confirmed annual validation of Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentive Awards in Barangay Poblacion, Tupi, South Cotabato. Barangay Poblacion in Tupi is the region’s entry to LTIA at the national level. The Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives Awards (LTIA) was established in 1997 as a means to institutionalize a …

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125 provincial capitol employees receive loyalty tokens

Koronadal City— In celebration of the 122nd Civil Service Anniversary,  the Provincial Government of South Cotabato recognized the 125 employees who have been in government service for more than 10 years. Through the Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE), the employees received loyalty tokens like wristwatch, gold necklace, and gold ring with …

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