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Lake Sebu 7-Falls is top tourist attraction site

TBOLI, SOUTH COTABATO — Seven Falls Eco-Tourism Site located in Lake Sebu is the top tourist attraction site in South Cotabato for the first semester of 2021, according to the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit report on top tourist attraction sites from January to June 2021 that was presented to Municipal Tourism Officers …

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SouthCot’s tourism industry slowly recovers, registers 700K visitors for 1st semester

Some 712,053 visitors arrived in South Cotabato for the period January to June 2021, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit reported during the recent Municipal Tourism Officers regular meeting at Tboli Cultural Village, Barangay Lemsnolon in Tboli. ichie Matunding, ACTM Planning & Research staff presented the report which showed the increase from 179,543 …

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BM Albios mulls culinary arts contest to promote food tourism

Initiating a culinary arts contest among LGUs in the province could help enhance the culinary talent of South Cotabeton, Board Member Ellen Grace Subere Albios mulls over as a way of promoting food tourism in in the province BM Albios made the statement as one of the Guest Resource Speakers during the Kapihan sa Kapitolyo …

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Resort owners undergo FBSE training

CITY OF KORONADAL — Resort owners from Lake Sebu, Tantangan, Tboli. Banga and Norala were trained recently by the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit on Filipino  Brand of Service Excellence (FBSE) to enhance their skills in managing their respective resort and tourism establishment. Tourism Operations Officer I Francisco Cerbo Jr., ACTM Tourism Promotions …

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South Cotabato assists 10K ROFs, RRs in 2021 first semester

South Cotabato provincial government thru its Team Sundo had assisted 10,711 Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and Returning Residents (RRs) for the period January 1 to July 4 this year, Balik Probinsiya In-charge Suzette Ann Mirasol of the Arts, Culture and Museum (ACTM) Unit disclosed.   Breakdown of the clients served, according to Mirasol, are 2,709 …

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South Cotabato to unveil commemorative marker at Fu Yabing’s residence

A day before her birthday, South Cotabato thru the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit will unveil the commemorative marker at the residence of Gawad Manlilikha ng Bayan (GAMABA) awardee Yabing Masalon Dulo on August 7 located at Sitio Amgu-o, Barangay Landan in the municipality of Polomolok. The commemorative marker, according to ACTM Culture …

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Culture & Arts dev’t, preservation still the focus despite the pandemic – Prov’l Tourism Office

The development, preservation and enhancement of culture and the arts in the province is still the focus of the South Cotabato Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit in the second semester of this year despite the on-going CoViD-19 pandemic. ACTM Culture and Arts (CA) Development Supervisor Tourism Operations Officer II Indira Cagaanan disclosed that …

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– Prov’l Tourism Office to launch Culture & Arts radio program

The province’s Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit will launch this com ing July 2021 a radio program that will focus entirely on Culture and the Arts, Anna  Liz Cabrido, ACTM Culture and Arts Staff disclosed. Cabrido said that the Local Culture and Arts Council (LCAC) made the suggestion during one of its LCAC …

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IPHO initiates pro-active activities to prevent dengue outbreak

The integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) through its Mosquito-borne Diseases Surveillance Team (MBDsT) had conducted pro-active strategies to prevent the outbreak of mosquito-borne diseases particularly dengue which is now prevalent province-wide since the start of the year. IPHO-MBDST Chief SSI Jose Barroquillo Jr. disclosed during the recent Kapihan sa Kapitolyo media forum that their team …

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SoCot Hospital Chief sees hospital management changes due to CoVid-19

South Cotabato Chief of Hospital Dr. Conrado Brana projected changes in hospital management in the future in view of the global Corona Virus Disease (CoVid) – 19 Pandemic that started in December 2019 in Wuhan City, China. Talking to live media audience and via Facebook live during the recent Kapihan sa Kapitolyo media forum, Dr. …

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