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IPHO – CoViD-19 pandemic not a “death sentence”

The Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) headed by Provincial Health Officer Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr. assured the general public that the Corona Virus Disease (CoViD) – 19 pandemic is not a “death sentence.” Speaking before the local media during the recent Kapihan sa Kapitolyo media forum, Dr. Aturdido disclosed that based from the latest data, …

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Israeli-made testing kit may provide relief to CoViD-19 suspects – PHO

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr. disclosed that the latest testing kit for Corona Virus Disease (CoViD)-19 developed by Israel may provide relief to suspected CoViD-19 individuals who wish avail of the test kit. Dr. Aturdido explained that the present testing kits used by the country’s health professionals, the Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction …

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ACTM collaborates with DTI on capability building, product dev’t

The Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Development and Promotions Unit will conduct of a Capability Building and Product Development activity in collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 12. ACTM Senior Tourism Operations Argie Ryan Asaria disclosed that the objectives of the activity is to document the diagnostic assessment of participants at …

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Nat’l Tourism Month Celebration Update … “Kemnahe Lingon” Best Original Musical Composition FB voting moved to Sept 25

The Search for the “Kemnahe Lingon” (I Dream of Songs) Best Original Musical Composition via voting on the Land of the Dreamweavers Official facebook page was re-scheduled on September 25 until October 25 with the final judging likewise re-set on October 30. Senior Tourism Operations Officer Argie Ryan Asaria disclosed that the judging via internet …

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PHO appeals to APOR to follow health protocol

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr. appealed to Authorized Persons Outside of Residence (APOR) to follow the established health protocols particularly after returning from their travel. Dr. Aturdido explained that APORs should undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine after returning from their travel which is the proper protocol to follow and they are not exempted …

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Fashion Designers form SCAFAD

CITY OF KORONADAL — Fashion Designers in South Cotabato allied themselves and formed the South Cotabato Alliance of Fashion Designers (SCAFAD) in a recent meeting held at EMR Center, here spearheaded by the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Promotions and Development Unit in partnership with Project Runway Philippines winner Jared Servano, this city. Servano …

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More than 10k ROFs, LSIs served by South Cotabato LGU

From the start of the Balik-Probinsiya Program of South Cotabato on the last week of May until August 27 this year, the province has already assisted some 8,938 Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) and 1,860 Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs), for a total of 10,798 province-wide, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Promotions and Development Unit …

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Nat’l Tourism Month Celebration Update … Musicians rehearse, record song composition

CITY OF KORONADAL — The top 10 finalists of the “Kemnahe Lingon” (I Dream of Songs in T’boli dialect) Song-writing Contest spearheaded by the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Promotions and Development Unit rehearsed and recorded their respective final song piece from August 29 – September 1 at Aqua Frio Resort, this city. Netizens …

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Top 10 tourism song-writing contest finalists bared

CITY OF KORONADAL — The Top 10 finalists of South Cotabato Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Promotions and Development Unit Songwriting Contest was officially announced during the recent weekly Kapihan sa Kapitolyo media forum sponsored by the PGO -Information Division. Tourism Operations Officer I Argie Ryan Asaria disclosed the much-awaited results to members of …

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LCAC approves formation of Fashion Designers Association in South Cotabato

CITY OF KORONADAL — An internationally-acclaimed local fashion designer got the nod of the Local Culture and Arts Council (LCAC) of South Cotabato through the passage of a resolution during their 3rd Quarter LCAC meeting here held in EMR Center. Jared Servano, Project Runway Philippines Season 4 winner, said that he requested the support of …

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