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Lechon takes center stage in Koronadal founding anniv and Negosyo Festival

KORONADAL CITY - The Lechon (roasted pig) has been a staple in every celebration or fiesta in the Philippines. And Koronadal City, the seat of Region 12, has joined the bandwagon of other places in the country that has their own version of showcasing these iconic and celebrated dish.
An array of lechon dishes welcomed guests and visitors who came to celebrate the city’s 18th Charter Anniversary and 8th Negosyo Festival in October 8.

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Sharifa Akeel, Miss Lebak, Miss SK, now Miss Asia Pacific Int'l 2018

Sharifa Akeel, the first Muslim mutya ng Lebak and Mutya ng Sultan Kudarat and this year's bet to the Asia Pacific International beauty pageant brought home the bacon, so to speak after she was crowned as the queen of the 50-year-old international beauty contest.Akeel was proclaimed the winner at the Resorts World Manilapageant in Pasay City Thursday evening. Miss Brazil's Gabriela Palma was first runner up whileCosta Rica's Melania Gonzales is second runner up.Thirdrunner up wasMisheelt Narmadakh of Mongolia while the fourth runner up is from Venezuela, Mariani Nataly Chacon Angarita.

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Christmas lantern-making keeps SoCot prov'l jail inmates busy

KORONADAL CITY - Christmas in a four-cornered detention cell is notlike Christmas in the real world outside.For many it is a season of joy, sharing and giving of gifts. But for some inmates of the South Cotabato Rehabilitation and Detention Center (SCRDC) holiday season is an opportunity to earn a living.The ber months is bright for detaineesin SCRDC, also known as South Cotabato Provincial Jail, who are now busy making Christmas lanterns to earn.
What makes their Christmas lanterns extraordinary is that these are carefully crafted and designed.

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Bonsai Art expo highlights National Crime Prevention Week in Region 12

KORONADAL CITY - Police officers in region 12 showcased their artistry and creativity during the 1st Bonsai Art Expo (BAE) of the Police Regional Office 12.
The activity was spearheaded by the National Police Commission (Napolcom) 12 as part of the 24th National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW) Celebration with the theme, Mamamayan, Sama-Samang Makialam, Upang Krimen at Korupsyon ay Hadlangan.
The celebration aims to promote peace and order by strengthening the collaboration and cooperation of the police and the community.

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Images of Koronadal International Folklore Festival 2018

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All is set for Kidapawan's founding anniv, Timpupo festival

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Its all systems go for the city government in celebration of the its 71st Foundation Anniversary and the 2018 Timpupo Festival on starting this Friday, August 10.Kidapawan City Mayor Joseph Evangelista and city officials will lead both celebrations that will serve as commemoration of the founding of the then Municipality of Kidapawan as well as thanksgiving for this year’s bountiful harvest of fruits such as rambutan, mangosteen, marang, durian and lanzones.Timpupo which means ‘harvest’ will be used to promote the marketing opportunities of the city’s fruits and the divers

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Tnalak Festivaland Bahay Kubo contest winners

LOOKand List of Winners of 2018 T'nalak Festival Bahay Kubo CompetitionChampionand Municipality of TantanganCash Prizeand 70,000.001st Runner-Upand Municipality of NoralaCash Prizeand 60,000.002nd Runner-Upand Municipality of SurallahCash Prizeand 50,000.00Creditsand Ellen M Ae for LGU Tantangan, VM Pinky Divinagracia for Surallah and Arnel Arceo for Norala

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Surallah, Sto. Nino, Norala rule Tnalak street dancing competition

KORONADAL CITY -- A contingent representing the town of Surallah, South Cotabato ruled one of the three categories of the street dancing competition featuring local culture and tradition.In fact, the Purok Sison Elementary School won the championship in Kadsagayan a Lalan for the third straight year, this time taking home P320,000 cash prize, including the P20,000 additional prize from Sen. Nancy Binay.1st runner up went to Christian School of Polomolok, and 2nd runner up was Panay National High School, Municipality of Sto. Niño.

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Look! Tnalak Festival street dancing competition begins

KORONADAL CITY - The colorful and prestigious annual street dancing competition as one of the highlights of this year's Tnalak festival and South Cotabato foundation anniversary has began.Photos below show the street dancing contingents show courtesy of Radyo Bida Koronadal.

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South Cotabato opens Tnalak Festival, foundation anniv activities

KORONADAL CITY -- Good weather and happy people welcomed this year's 19th Tnalak Festival and South Cotabato 52nd foundation anniversary that opened with a thematic and civil-military parade here this morning. This year's festival has been the most colorful and most beautiful so far, South Cotabato Gov. Daisy Avance Fuentes during the opening program with Ilocs Norte Gov. Imee Marcos, Sen. Cynthia Villar and Special Assistant to the Presidential Christopher Bong Go in attendance.

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