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28th Helobung Festival Highlights Homegrown National Artists In Lake Sebu

LAKE SEBU, SOUTH COTABATO – Festive Drumbeats, colorful ethnic attires, and the widest smiles filled the celebration of the 28th Helobung Festival. The Municipality of Lake Sebu successfully celebrated its rich culture and vibrant tapestry through this festival, themed Lake Sebu: Home of the Living Treasures. The three-day celebration featured Manlilikha ng Bayan awardees, who […]

#05 – SouthCot Visitor Arrival surges to 773K in the first 4 months of ’24

Visitor arrival in South Cotabato surges  to 773,501 from January to April of 2024 based from the record of the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit for Same Day Tourists and Guest Nights Arrival           The month of April posted 161,778, while January to March contributed 611,773. Foreign visitors accounted […]

– Tantangan LGU turns over published Cultural Mapping Book

The 12 barangqys of the municipality of Tantangan  officially turned over their respective published Cultural Mapping Book, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit reported. Except for Mangilala, the 12 barangays in attendance during the turnover ceremony were Cabuling, New Cuyapo, New Iloilo, New Lambunao, Poblacion, San Felipe, Bukay Pait, Libas, Dumadalig, Maibo,  Magon, […]

President Marcos leads distribution of cloas and e-titles to over 4,000 ARBs in sox

KORONADAL CITY, SOUTH COTABATO- President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. took the initiative to personally distribute Certificate of Land Ownership Award (CLOA) and electronic titles to 4,271 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) across SOCCSKSARGEN region during his recent visit to South Cotabato. These crucial land titles are pivotal components of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) administered […]

Melco Foundation’s 80 classroom project reaches 70% completion

The construction of 80 classrooms funded by the Melco Foundation is now 70% complete. This project is expected to be finished by the end of June. According to Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr., the project has allocated 100 million pesos for the construction of these buildings. The Governor added that this initiative is part of […]

Sto. Nino farmers double rice yields with mechanization program

The Sto. Nino Farmers Agriculture Cooperative successfully harvested 130 hectares of rice under the Consolidated Rice Production and Mechanization Program during the first quarter of this year. In connection with this, the cooperative achieved an impressive yield of 8.9 tons of rice per hectare, more than double the usual yield of 4 tons per hectare […]

SoCot IMT gears up for T’nalak Festival

KORONADAL CITY, SOUTH COTABATO- The members of the Incident Management Team (IMT) of South Cotabato are gearing up for the upcoming T’nalak Festival. Following a series of meetings, the team, which includes representatives from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO), Provincial General Services Office, PNP, BFP, Kabalikat radio communication, PSU, Provincial Tourism […]

Americans top 1st QTR 2024 foreign visitor in SouthCot

Some 455 Americans visited South Cotabato from January to March 2024, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit reported.         ACTMU disclosed that the total number of foreign visitors reached 812, with March registering 419, while February and January recorded 252 and 141, respectively.          Foreign visitors that […]

PSWDO empowers 108 persons with Disabilities with assistive devices

KORONADAL, SOUTH COTABATO- The Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) has extended assistance to 108 persons with disabilities (PWDs) by providing them with essential assistive devices during the first quarter of the year. A total of 80 beneficiaries receiving wheelchairs, 1 beneficiary equipped with a cane, 11 recipients provided with quad canes, 2 individuals […]