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Tantangan Brgy LGUs move forward on Cultural Mapping

Twelve (12) barangays of Tantangan town continue yheir Cultural Mapping training with the recent Presentation of Cultural Icons as part of Data Gathering training of said project. Tourism Operations Officer II Indira Cagaanan, Arts & Culture Coordinator, disclosed that each barangay presented at least ten (10) icons during the whole day seminar.  Engr. Hans Fernandez, […]

South Cotabato 3rd Qtr visitor arrivals near 1.5M mark

  Visitors of South Cotabato province from January to September this year   now totaled 1,489,772 as per record gathered from the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum Unit (ACTMU). ACTMU Statistician Richie Matunding disclosed that the month of September contributed 141,020 visitors which led to the almost 1.5 million total, ACTMU reported. Same Day Tourists (Excursionists) […]

South Cotabato awards over 100 employees during the Araw ng Parangal 2023

KORONADAL CITY, PHILIPPINES – The Provincial Government of South Cotabato, through its Provincial Human Resource Management Office, recognizes over 100 employees during the annual provincial awards ceremony dubbed as the Araw ng Parangal held at the EMR Convention Center, Barangay Morales, City of Koronadal, South Cotabato last October 7, 2023. The PHRMO awarded 83 employees […]

SoCot’s nominee for 2023 Rafael M. Salas Kaunlarang Pantao Award secures victory with evaluator’s seal of approval

Ester M. Ante, a dedicated volunteer in the Population Program and a respected Barangay Health Worker (BHW) from Tupi, has garnered well-deserved recognition for her exceptional contributions. She has been nominated as a distinguished candidate for the highly esteemed 2023 Rafael M. Salas Kaunlarang Pantao Award (RMSKPA), proudly representing Region 12. Melanie C. Chiva, the […]

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 […]

Solar panels to light up South Cotabato Provincial Hospital

Koronadal City—With the looming cost of electricity, the Provincial Government of South Cotabato planned to install solar panels at the Provincial Hospital, Gov. Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. announced. “We can save at least P2M from electricity cost when we establish solar panels,” the governor commented during an interview. The governor tried alternative sources of energy to […]

– SCCAC to pass resolution on Arts & Culture Coordinator designation

The South Cotabato Culture and Arts Council (SCCAC) is planning to enjoin LGUs to designate an Arts & Culture Coordinator in order to give focus on their respective cultural programs.             SCCAC discussed the matter during their recent regular Council Meeting after noticing that some LGUs have no permanent or designated representative in attendance during […]

Gov. Tamayo allocates additional P20M to KPSP

Koronadal City—With the pressing problem of the implementation of the Unified Financial Assistance System for Tertiary students, the Provincial Government of South Cotabato  allotted an additional P20M under the Kabugwason Paglaum Scholarship Program, specifically the Grant-in-Aid, to shoulder school fees of students who have not availed the UniFAST and ensure that no students are left […]

7 Individuals, groups bag Tubas Taliambong Awards

Three (3) individuals and four (4) groups in South Cotabato were recognized for their outstanding contribution in the field of culture and the arts during the Tubas Taliambong Awards held in the National Arts Month culmination program.            Individuals awarded were Fulong Doming Maladanon (Polomolok) , Maria Melba Jambangan (Tupi) and Reyvie Sisneros (Tampakan).           […]

75 youth leaders attend OGP milestone activity

At least 75 youth leaders from various organizations/sectors in the province participated in the South Cotabato Open Government Partnership milestone activities conducted and facilitated earlier by the Provincial Planning and Development Office together with the Local Youth Development Office and Youth Alliance for Freedom of Information. Said activity aims to advocate for Open, Inclusive, and […]