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04 Lake Sebu town tops August visitor arrival

The municipality of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato’s eco-cultura; destination, is the top tourist destination for the month of August this year, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit disclosed. Lake Sebu registered 78,809 visitors, with excursionists topping the list with 69,823 while overnight guests totaled 8,983. Fourteen (14) foreign visitors visited said town that […]

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, […]

South Cotabato’s Supplementary Feeding Program in Full Swing

South Cotabato, Philippines – In a concerted effort to combat the pervasive issue of hunger and malnutrition, South Cotabato has launched a supplementary feeding program that promises to make a significant impact on the lives of its most vulnerable citizens. With at least 1,000 malnourished children and pregnant women identified as beneficiaries, the program is […]

South Cotabato shines as finalist in 2023 Most Business-Friendly LGU Awards

In a resounding testament to its commitment to fostering a thriving business environment, the Provincial Government of South Cotabato (PGSC) has once again clinched a spot as a finalist in the highly coveted 2023 Most Business-Friendly Local Government Unit Awards. This prestigious recognition is conferred by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, underscoring PGSC’s […]

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 […]