Governor Press Release

Convergence team launches 2nd sari-sari store in Lake Sebu

NED, Lake Sebu-The South Cotabato Convergence Program for Poverty Reduction under the administration of Gov. Reynaldo S. Tamayo Jr. opens another sari-sari store at Sitio Kabatang at Brgy. Ned, Lake Sebu. According to Community Affairs Officer IV Maria Ana Uy, the first sari -sari-sari store project was successfully opened early this year at  Sitio Lamdel …

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SCIEPC conducts blended MSMEs forum for entreps

In celebration of this year’s MSME Month, the Provincial Government of South Cotabato through the South Cotabato Economic and Investments Promotion Center, and in partnership with DTI and DOST, presents, “MSME Forum: A Blended Summit” with the theme “Thriving Amidst Adversity”. This summit aims to empower our local Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)  and …

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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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Guv Tamayo acknowledge the challenges on his first term governance

KORONADAL, SOUTH COTABATO- Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr. admits that his first term on governance is challenging and stressful. In his radio program dubbed as “Ang gobernador kag ang Katawhan” at TopGun Radio Koronadal, despite the challenges he is facing, he is hopeful for the unity among his comrades in the Sangguninag Panlalawin to effectively …

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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 all set for Tnalak fest

The province of South Cotabato is all set for this year’s 55th Foundation Anniversary and 22nd Tnalak Festival to be held on July 16-18, 2021. Senior Tourism Officer Argie Ryan Asaria said, amid the pandemic, the South Cotabato spirit will still celebrate the festivities in a “new normal” way. “Simple it may seem but we will push …

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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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PDEA declares 16 Barangays in Banga as drug-cleared

Koronadal City –  At least 16 out of the 22 barangays in Banga town were declared as drug-cleared by the Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug Clearing (ROCBDC) during the final deliberation held recently in this city. PDEA ROXII  Director Naravy D Duquiatan, Chairperson, ROCBDC 12 disclosed that these areas include the barangays of  Benitez, …

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SouthCot’s Convergence Team visits six more sitios

The South Cotabato Convergence Program for Poverty Reduction conducted validation on variouscommunities with marginalized populations physically and socio-economically separated from mainstream society. For this  month of June,  areas visited that were  considered as  Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas  (GIDAs) include the following: Sitio Lampangi, Brgy. Lampari, Banga Sitio Motulub, Brgy. Halilan, Lake Sebu Sitio Lamtabong Bong, …

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PADAC celebrates IDADAIT 2021

The Provincial Government of South Cotabato  through the  Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council chaired by  Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo Jr. supports the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADAIT) 2021 with the theme “Share Facts on Drugs, Save Lives.” In observance of this celebration please catch the members of the Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council …

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