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Asaria outlines tourism success indicators

LAKE SEBU, SOUTH COTABATO — “There are 3 success indicators in tourism,” Senior Tourism Operations Officer Argie Ryan Asaria, Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Development and Promotions Unit chief disclosed during the Tourism Stakeholders Meeting held at Lake Lahit Tourism Building here. Asaria explained that the success indicators are the number of establishments, number …

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12,876 ROFs, LSIs served by South Cotabato in 2020

A total of 12,876 Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) were served by South Cotabato Province from May to December 2020 as part of its Balik Sundo South Cotabato Program. Provincial Tourism Officer Senior Tourism Operations Officer Argie Ryan Asaria revealed during the annual meeting of the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum …

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South Cotabato registers 11 firecracker injuries, 59% lower than last year

South Cotabato incurred a total of eleven (11) firecracker-related injuries from December 13, 2020 to January 1, 2021, the Provincial Epidemiology Surveillance Unit (PESU) reported. PESU chief Celia Lorenzo, RND confirmed that the cases reported were 59% lower compared to the same period last year which registered 27 cases. Most of the cases were male …

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Tupas appointed Lake Sebu Tourism Officer

LAKE SEBU, SOUTH COTABATO —- Former Assistant Principal Jennifer Tupas of Lake Sebu National High School was appointed as Municipal Tourism Officer, this municipality effective January 4, 2021. Prior to his appointment, Tupas started as a Teacher and Cultural Worker, and took up Special Courses in Culture and Arts Management as a scholar at the …

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DOH declares Code White Alert starting December 21 as part of Oplan Iwas Paputok Campaign

The Department of Health (DOH) has issued a memorandum placing government health workers particularly those on duty in hospitals under Code White Alert effective December 21, 2020 to January 5, 2021 as part of their Oplan Iwas Paputok campaign during the yuletide season this year. . Code White Alert, according to DOH, refers to the …

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SP mulls establishing gallery for photos, documents

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) is planning to establish a gallery or museum to safe-keep its records and photos collected from 19966 (the year South Cotabato was created) up to present, Vice-Governor Vicente de Jesus disclosed Vice-Governor de Jesus hired a team of consultants to undertake the project which aims to collect and archive all SP …

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Fowls not affected by ASF, safe to eat during Yuletide season – PVET

CITY OF KORONADAL — Fowls such as chicken, duck, turkey, among others, are safe to consume this Christmas season since they are not affected by African Swine Fever (ASF) that affected the hog industry, Provincial Veterinarian Dr. Flora Bigot confirmed. Dr. Bigot disclosed that the ASF virus cannot infect fowls as per tests conducted by …

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South Cotabato Eng’g Office repairs, maintains hundreds of kilometers of roads despite pandemic

Some 322.94 kilometers of provincial roads were repaired and maintained while 130.61 kilometers of barangay roads were likewise repaired by the Provincial Engineer’s Office (PEO) Maintenance Division from July to October this year. This was disclosed by PEO Maintenance Division Chief Engr. Vicente Ayongao, during the weekly Kapihan sa Kapitolyo media forum hosted recently by …

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South Cotabato reaches 95% target on Measles-Rubella vaccination

South Cotabato has already reached 95% of its target beneficiaries in the Measles-Rubella Supplemental Immunization Activity (MRSIA) of the Department of Health (DOH) as of November 27 this year, the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) reported. IPHO disclosed that vaccination teams already immunized 85,903 out of the 90,508 (or equivalent to 94.91%) infants and children …

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