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Barangay Lamlahak women prepare traditional embroidery for govt. employees uniforms

Women and the other girls, as young as 10 years old, at Barangay Lamlahak in the mountain-side community of Lake Sebu were employed to complete the traditional embroidery works for the Monday uniforms of at least 700 government employees of the Provincial Government of South Cotabato. COVID pandemic becomes a beautiful opportunity for this tboli …

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Local arts and culture council to recognize, extend cash award to outstanding cultural worker, artist, group

Koronadal City—The Local Culture and Arts Council of South Cotabato pushes to recognize model cultural workers, artists, and groups, extending cash award, too. Jenifer Tupas, the Technical Working Group (TWG) Leader, said the team is reviewing the selection guidelines for Tubas Taliambong Award as of press time. Tubas Taliambong is a Hiligaynon word for Arts …

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Policy declaration on South Cotabato’s indigenous fabric underway

Koronadal City—Government cultural workers here are negotiating on the standard regulations in selling and purchasing indigenous fabric like tnalak and tabih to be adopted in 2022. Indira Cagaana, Arts and Culture Head, said the policy statements build more conscious consumers and sellers. “Our tnalak and tabih bring unique opportunities for our cultural communities, but there …

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ACTM in motion ensures resources for returning individuals in South Cotabato

Koronadal City—The Arts, Culture, Tourism, and Museum Development of South Cotabato, who is in charge of the Balik Probinsya Program, divert its Tourism Development funds to cater, facilitate and manage overseas workers and stranded individuals back home. Indira Cagaanan, ACTM Officer-in-Charge, said she submitted an activity design to augment the fund for meals, payment for …

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‘Balik South Cotabato’ program gains positive feedback

The Provincial Government of South Cotabato’s Balik Probinsya Program earns kind words from Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) for bringing them home safely after months of uncertainty brought about by the COVID pandemic. “The messages of thanks keep us going despite sleepless nights of pressure in organizing and arranging special travels so that they could be …

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Food goodies in colorful bags distributed to stranded passengers

Koronadal City—Even during distressed, stranded passengers will smile, thanks to all the free swag through the colorful loot bags lovingly prepared by the staff of the Provincial Tourism Office.  These small bags will be distributed to Locally Stranded Individuals when they have settled in their respective seats inside the bus. A simple bundle of joy …

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‘Balik South Cotabato’ delivers 722 stranded people home safely

The Provincial Government of South Cotabato recognizes the homesickness, fear and anxiety of its constituents in destitute in many parts of the country because of the COVID pandemic. By land, air, and sea, the Balik South Cotabato Program Task Force brought home  a total of 722 Locally Stranded Individuals (LSI) from Manila, Cebu, and Iloilo …

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Kabugwason scholar is now a certified lawyer

Koronadal City— Sandra Mae Bonrustro, a Kabugwason Paglaum scholar during her law school in Sultan Kudarat State University, is in the list of the Bar Examination Result released recently. She is the first Kabugwason scholar to pass the bar. In her Facebook post she said: “From the start of this wonderful journey, the Lord is …

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Provincial tourism proposes ‘At Home Ako Dito,’ part of the Corona recovery phase

Koronadal City—To lessen the impact of the tourism industry in South Cotabato because of Coronavirus pandemic, the Provincial Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum Development Promotions Unit proposed “At Home Ako Dito,” a tourism promotions program that would encourage residents to rediscover the tourist destinations, food and cultural icons of their town. Argie Ryan Asaria, Tourism …

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‘Ambahanon sang Paglaum’ online concert to express gratitude to all in this COVID time

Koronadal City—The Provincial Government of South Cotabato will stage Ambahanon sang Paglaum, a thanksgiving performance live on the Provincial Government of South Cotabato official Facebook page this May 4, 2020, 2 PM. Argie Ryan Asaria, Tourism Officer I, said the virtual concert is a one-hour program featuring local artists and members of the South Cotabato …

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