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DILG recommends South Cotabato for Seal of Good Local Governance National Evaluation

Validators from the Department of Interior and Local Government Region 9 recommended that Provincial Government of South Cotabato for the National Evaluation of the Seal of Good Local Governance last September 20, 2023 held at the PDC Hall, Third floor, New Building, Provincial Capitol Compound. The Seal of Good Local Governance is an award given […]

PDRRMO extends aid to residents affected by landslides and floods

In the aftermath of a landslide in Sitio Lamfugon, Barangay Tinago, Norala town, impacting more than 77 families, and extensive flooding in Tantangan town, affecting over 1,400 families, swift action was taken. Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr. promptly directed the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office to extend assistance to the affected residents. Assurances […]

South Cotabato 8-month visitor arrival now 1.3 million

Visitor arrivals in South Cotabato for the period January to August 2023 now totaled 1,316,806, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit reported recently. Richie Matunding, ACTMU Statistician disclosed that Same Day Visitors or excursionists reached 1,170,941 while Overnight Guests or tourists totaled 145,865.  Foreign visitors, both excursionists and tourists, meanwhile accounted to 1,151, […]

NCCA receives T’boli LGU published book on Cultural Mapping

T’boli local government unit (LGU) of South Cotabato recently submitted their published book on Cultural Mapping to the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum Unit (ACTMU). Tourism Operations Officer II Indira Cagaanan, Arts & Culture Coordinator received the book on behalf of ACTMU. It was completed after almost 4 years due to the pandemic.  T’boli LGU […]

ACTMU conducts FGD on Cultural Mapping to 12 Tantangan Barangays

CITY OF KORONADAL — The Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum Unit (ACTMU) conducted Focus Group Discussion (FGD) on Cultural Mapping among 12 barangays of Tantangan in Agua Frio Garden Resort here last September 7 – 8.  Tourism Operations Officer II Indira Cagaanan, ACTMU Arts & Culture Coordinator disclosed that the Local Mapping Team(LMT)  of the […]

South Cotabato Nutrition Program conducts 3-Day Benchmarking Activity in Region XI.

The Nutrition Program Committee of South Cotabato conducted a 3-day Benchmarking Activity at Davao Region earlier. Its objective is to learn from the experiences of other LGUs outside South Cotabato who excelled in Nutrition Program Management. Davao Region as a Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition is the best place to learn and adopt their […]

Governor Tamayo commits to continue serving his province despite DA Secretary offer

KORONADAL CITY, SOUTH COTABATO- South Cotabato Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr. has clarified that he is not leaving South Cotabato to assume the position of Secretary of the Department of Agriculture. This clarification comes in response to reports suggesting that President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. offered him the role of Agriculture Secretary. During a press meeting […]

Search for Cleanest & Greenest LGU TWG soon to start evaluation

The Technical Working Group (TWG) of the Search for the Cleanest & Greenest LGU will soon evaluate  LGUs under the Best in Community Garden Category starting this September until October this year.           Aside from the Search, the TWG will likewise conduct Validation on the Key Result Areas of the Clean & Green Search (Barangay […]

DILG 12 Spearheads CSO Academy Local Governance Workshop in South Cotabato

The Department of Interior and Local Government Region 12, in partnership with the Provincial Government of South Cotabato, successfully concluded the three-day Civil Society Organization (CSO) Academy workshop Component II module conducted at Paraiso Verde Resort, City of Koronadal, South Cotabato last August 29-31. The South Cotabato Provincial Planning and Development Office through Mr. Marlon […]

PDRRMO turns over new ambulance to LGUs of Tupi, Norala, Sto.Niño

KORONADAL CITY, SOUTH COTABATO- True to its commitment of ensuring swift response and effective rescue operations during times of disasters and emergencies, the Provincial Government of South Cotabato, under the leadership of Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr., has officialy turn-over three (3) units of new ambulance valued at 7.5 million pesos to the Local Government […]