Anna Liz Cabrido

South Cotabato promotes breastfeeding in this COVID time

Koronadal City—The Provincial Government of South Cotabato follows the National Nutrition Council advisory on milk donation, but still accepts milk as donation intended for specific age group. Rudy Jiminea, Provincial Nutrition Action Officer, explains that the province is promoting breastfeeding in this Corona Virus pandemic. “We follow the parameters set by NNC on formula milk, …

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South Cotabato nutrition council encourages public to prepare healthy food in this COVID time

Koronadal City—The Provincial Nutrition Council of South Cotabato suggests to the public to cook nutritious foods in this Covid time. Rudy Jiminea, Provincial Nutrition Action Officer, recommends eating healthy food to boost immune system after Corona Virus attack manifests flu-like symptoms. “Healthy foods need not be expensive,” Jiminea says during a press conference recently. He …

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All government-run tourism destinations in South Cotabato close for operation

Koronadal City— All government-run tourism facilities in South Cotabato are now closed for operation based on amended order from the Office of Governor Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. The order stated that operations of all tourism destinations in the province such as the Sports Complex, Cultural Gymnasium, Protech Center, and the Seven Falls Zip Line are suspended …

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No need to close government-run enterprises, tourism facilities amid COVID-19

Koronadal City—There is no need to close government-run enterprises and tourism facilities in South Cotabato, despite the impending threat of COVID 19, South Cotabato Economic, Enterprise Management Officer-in-Charge Marlyn Almaden said. “We will post a notice in every government-owned stall and tourism facility about the precautionary measures and guidelines against the spread of the virus,” …

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Tnalak fashion design competition to highlight Tnalak Festival this year

Koronadal City—A key fashion event in South Cotabato is happening during the Tnalak Festival this July, celebrating the workmanship and talent of local fashion designers. Bugal 2020 is the first Tnalak Fashion Design Competition which will harness the unique beauty and versatility of the province’s emblem, the tnalak cloth. Argie Asaria, Tourism Operations Officer  I …

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3 tourist spots in South Cotabato belong to top 10 SOX tourist attractions

Koronadal City—Three out of the top 10 most visited tourist attractions in the region are from South Cotabato,  a provincial tourism  report confirmed. Based on the 2019 Top 10 Tourist Attractions list, the 7 Falls Zipline (Lake Sebu) was on top four, followed by Mambukal Hot Sulfur Spring (City of Koronadal) on top six, and …

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At least 100, 000 tourists visit South Cotabato in January, tourism report confirms

Koronadal City—No virus could hamper the increasing number of tourist arrivals in South Cotabato despite the deadly 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19), the Tourist Arrival Summary Report recorded. Anna Liza Mondejar, Tourism Officer 1, said that as of January, more than 100, 000 tourists have already visited South Cotabato, including data from the City of Koronadal. COVID …

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Anti-poverty program in South Cotabato to end communist insurgency

Koronadal City—The Convergence Program, an anti-poverty program of the Provincial Government of South Cotabato, tries to reach out to far-flung communities and address poverty and eventually end local communist armed struggles as a result of this perennial problem especially to areas that the government seldom visits. Maria Ana Uy, Community Affairs Chief and Convergence Team …

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Vet officials contain spread of ASF in South Cotabato in 5 days

Koronadal City— The Provincial Government of South Cotabato contained the spread of African Swine Flu (ASF) in five days, Provincial Veterinarian Dr. Flora Bigot confirmed. The Provincial Veterinary Office received a report of a possible case of ASF in the City of Koronadal last January 31, 2020, after a hog raiser observed that the piglets …

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