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Although there is a law (Republic Act No. 8485 or the Animal Welfare Act of 1998) which bans horse fighting in the Philippines, the activity is still practiced particularly during festivities in some parts of the country.
Horse Fighting in Lake Sebu
Horse Fight (Hegidu Kuda in Tboli dialect). Photo taken during  Helobung Festival in
Lake Sebu, South Cotabato
In South Cotabato, horse fighting is one the side events during Helobung Festival in Lake Sebu and Seslong Festival in Tboli. The two municipalities are considered eco-cultural tourism destinations in the province and are predominantly inhabited by ethnic tribes like Tboli and Blaan wherein horse fighting is celebrated as a long-time cultural tradition.
Local residents and visitors of all ages watched as two stallions fight over a mare during the last day of
Helobung Festival 2014 in Lake Sebu

Watch video

.


Few days ago, I joined the 11th installment of Takladtamig, a mountaineering activity by a group of local mountaineers in South Cotabato where participants join in a community outreach activity, tree planting  and explore various natural attractions found in  South Cotabato. It was conducted in Sitio Lambila, Brgy. Lamfugon in Lake Sebu where another must-see natural wonder called Kofnit Cave can be found.
Kofnit Cave in Lake Sebu
Kofnit Cave is one of the caves in SOCCSKSARGEN or Region 12 that are being developed into a prime-eco tourism sites.
From Lake Sebu town proper, we traveled to Brgy. Lamfugon for about 40 minutes on board a dump truck provided by the municipal government. Then mountain trekked for almost an hour before reaching Sitio Lambila, a small community of 6 households of the Ubo tribe. We were warmly welcomed by the community and allowed us to use their long house.

After we took our lunch, a short orientation followed and participants readied for Kofnit Cave. From the Ubo inhabited-community of Sitio Lambila, it took us about 30 minutes before reaching the mouth of Kofnit Cave via a very steep trail. Check out the following photos inside Kofnit Cave.
Kofnit Cave in Lake Sebu
The mouth of Kofnit Cave.
Kofnit Cave in Lake Sebu
 Few meters from the entrance of Kofnit Cave. 
Kofnit Cave in Lake Sebu
The cave is named Kofnit due to the presence of bats. Kofnit is a tribal word which means bat.


Following the underground stream will lead you to bigger chambers inside Kofnit Cave.



Stalactites,stalagmites and other cave formations of  different sizes are found inside Kofnit Cave.

Amazed at these cave formations.



Interested to explore Kofnit Cave in Lake Sebu?
Contact the Municipal Tourism Office at 09173039365.


Good news for job seekers!

FB Hotel & Convention Center continues to offer employments to South Cotabateños. Just recently they have announced online their latest job openings.
Fb Hotel koronadal City
FB Hotel & Convention Center  located at Alunan Avenue, City of Koronadal is the biggest hotel in South Cotabato.
Job vacancies include the following:

  • Sales and Marketing Representative
  • Housekeeping Attendant
  • Hotel Supervisor
  • Food and Beverage Supervisor
  • Waiter/ Waitress
  • Front Desk Associates
  • Accounting Staff
  • Purchaser
  • Inventory Personnel
  • Kitchen Staff
  • Bellman
For interested applicants, email your application letter and resume to glezyb@fbhotel.com.ph


Few days to go before one of the most anticipated boxing event this year- the Pacquiao vs Algieri fight happening on November 23, 2014 at the Cotai Arena at the Venetian Hotel in Macau, China.

And just like Manny Pacquiao's previous fight, many Filipinos will be watching and are now excited for the fight. Malls, cinemas, restaurants and other establishments across the country are now offering live screening of the Pacquiao vs Algieri fight. Others are free live screening sponsored by local government units to show support to the Filipino boxing icon and Sarangani congressman who will be defending his WBO welterweight title against the American, Chris Algieri.

In the City of Koronadal, aside from the FREE live screening, the city government is giving out FREE popcorn on Sunday for those who will watch the Pacquiao vs Algieri fight at the New City Hall Lobby.

Don't miss it and come early. See you there.



The recently concluded Helobung Festival in the town of Lake Sebu did not only showcased the Tboli people's rich culture and traditions through their dances and music and other traditional activities but was also able to showcased their delectable native dishes. This was in the Kesefeken be Slung contest, in which I am so glad and honored to have been invited as one of the judges.

The contest featured different booths which displayed different products from every barangays of Lake Sebu including their traditional foods and other native dishes.
One of the attractions, grilled frogs in one of the booths
I enjoyed taking a bite of almost every food that was prepared by participating barangays in their respective booths. The traditional foods were simple yet tasty and some were exotic just like the frog dishes. I was also amazed with the ways these traditional foods were prepared and presented.

Here are some of traditional foods showcased in Kesefeken be Slung contest of Helobung Festival in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato.
Grilled frogs, anyone?

Sinabawang Palaka!
Tasty Upland Rice
Agihis shells cooked in bamboo
Guinataang Kuhol
Agihis with takway
Agihis soup

Native Chicken cooked in banana leaves
Apan-apan (Adobong Kangkong)
Da-un Bekoyo (Made from Cassava leaves)
Tkung Bnalun


Boiled Cassava

Aripahol con Bukayo




KCC Malls is inviting  all amateur or professional choral groups from all over SOCCSKSARGEN to join the third edition of its Christmas Caroling Contest.

Up to P200,000 worth of cash and prizes awaits the winners of  KCC Krismas Caroling Contest this year. Check out the guidelines and mechanics below.

1. Open to all choir groups in the following categories:
   a. Children's Category (Members must be in Primary/Grade School level)
   b. High School Category
   c. College Category (Members must be below 20 years old)
   d. Open Category
        College Students
        Government Employees
        Private Offices
        Religious Organizations
        No Affiliations
2. All registration forms must be submitted on or before November 25, 2014 until 5:00 PM. You may submit it to any of the following modes of transmittal:
    a. Fax: (083) 552 - 8755
    b. E-mail: promos@kccmalls.net
    c. Handcarry: Contact 0917 315 0524 and look for Dakila Sangalang
3. The minimum number of singers is 10 and a maximum of 20 of any gender, one (1) conductor and an accompanist. (songs with accompaniment)
4. Choral groups per school are allowed to conduct maximum of one (1) choir per category.
5. Each conductor is allowed to conduct maximum of one (1) choir per category.
6. A choir member is only allowed to participate in one competing choir.
7. Members per category can be all male or all female or mixed gender.
8. Singers are required to wear School Uniform (if students) and presentable attire (if non-students)
9. Performance time is 7-10 minutes including the entrance and exit. Failure to comply with this rule will result in a deduction of two (2) points for every extra minute or a fraction of a minute.
10. The use of voice recordings is not permitted. The choir could sing acapella, or sing with minus 1, or accompanied by guitar, piano, violin or any musical instruments to be provided by them.
11. Choreography is encouraged but not part of the criteria.
12. All participating groups are required to submit the list of Participants with their corresponding age together with the registration form on or before November 25, 2014 until 5:00 PM.
13. Withdrawals are not allowed once you have registered.
14. Competition will be on November 29 - December 21, 2014, Grand Finals on December 23, 2014.


Last Tuesday, November 11, 2014, thousands of residents as well as tourists gathered at the municipal plaza of Lake Sebu to witness the main highlight of the town's annual Helobung Festival, the Madal Be Lan competition.

Dressed in colorful Tboli traditional costumes, the seven competing groups consists of elementary pupils and high school students from different schools in Lake Sebu never failed to impressed and amazed spectators, visiting locals and foreign tourists with their performances demonstrating Tbolis' rich culture and traditions through dances.


















































Exactly 100 days before Philhealth turns twenty in 2015, Philhealth12 launched Philhealth Run at Cinco Niñas, City of Koronadal last November 7, 2014.

Said launching activity hosted sponsors and beneficiaries and served as a venue for press conference with the local media and government Public Relations and Information Officers.

PIA12 Regional Director, Olivia T. Sudaria asked DSWD12 Assistant Regional Director for Administration, Hadja Monera H. Lidasan how much was turned over and where the money was used in the previous run. “Was it spent for food, improvement of the facility; were there medical assistance provided?”

As a beneficiary of the two previous Run, Lidasan said that DSWD 12 can’t thank enough because their Regional Rehabilitation Center for Youth and Reception and Study Center for Children had been the recipients and now their Home for Girls.

“With 806,000 worth of items in the second run, we have the multicab to transport children from the center to the hospital because of the distance from Tantangan to Koronadal. It makes sense. Everything that Philhealth has given was utilized by the children from medical, educational, recreational, clothing, food and a lot more … with almost Php 400,000 in the first run, we have enhanced the facility of the center for youth in conflict with the law based in Tupi and we have purchased sporting goods, recreational facilities and kitchen appliances.”

Cotabato Bahay Maria Foundation Inc. Administrator, Jovita C. Isnani on the other hand, admitted to be speechless why their institution was identified to be the beneficiary for the run in 2015.

“This is a great divine blessing because this is our first time…I believe this is God’s will because we had been praying for sponsors to provide the needs of the abandoned, aged, sick women under our care… as of now we just survive daily from the generosity of local individuals and families. We have also tapped “eateries” to provide us their excess food everyday… I’m really thankful and I would like to congratulate the one who conceptualize this event. It’s great!”

As stated, their institution needs an isolation ward for old women with weak lungs and transportation to bring them to the hospital.

Home for the Girls on the other hand hope to have the sewing machine, musical instruments, sporting goods, aircon, electric fan and other equipment which may help abused, abandoned and neglected women cope physically, emotionally, psychologically from what they are going through.

With the target number of 6,000 runners, Philhealth is hopeful to provide all their needs.

Gold sponsors who committed to support are Sandig Medical Clinic and Hospital, Sultan Kudarat Doctors’ Hospital, Kidapawan Medical Specialist, Inc and Evangelista Medical Clinic and Hospital; Silver Sponsors are St. Elizabeth Hospital, Landero Clinic and Hospital and the Doctors’ Clinic and Hospital; Bronze Sponsors are Quijano Clinic and Hospital, Matavia-Tomines Ob-Gyne Clinic and Susie C. Gedorio OB-Gyne Clinic.

“… I am thankful for the sponsors who have signified their support. In just two weeks we have already 4 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze sponsors… like COO Aristoza said, there is blessing in sharing. Please run with us and please keep supporting not only the run but National Health Insurance Program in order to attain our universal health coverage,” Philhealth 12 OIC Regional Vice President said.

Registration may be done in the Regional Office and Philhealth Local Health Insurance Offices. “…we hope that by the end of November we could already provide the singlet and other items needed for the race kits… hindi po ito basta takbo lamang like our President and CEO said. We mean to give all our hearts intended for this corporate social responsibility. Please help us promote our intention,” Regional Lead Coordinator, Lorelie G. Bonilla said.

Philhealth Chief Operating Officer, Ramon F. Aristoza Jr. said aspiring runners may also register through Phihealth’s website www.philhealth.gov.ph.

Registration fee is at 300 for 3K Kiddie; 350 for 5K; 100 for students 5K (w/o singlet) 400 for 10K; and 500 for 20K. (hanah g. naanep)


Nv vogt, a Singapore-based solar power plant developer is set to invest at least Php1 billion for a solar power plant to be constructed in Surallah, South Cotabato.
Philippines' largest solar power plant to rise in Surallah
The solar power facility which will rise in a 20-hectare property located in Brgy. Centrala is expected to be operational by 2015. It will produce power for SOCOTECO-1 (South Cotabato Electric Cooperative-1), the local electric distribution utility serving eight (8) towns in South Cotabato, the City of Koronadal and the Municipality of Lutayan in Sultan Kudarat.

According to reports, once completed the 6.5 MW solar power plant project will be the world’s largest diesel replacement power plant and the biggest solar photovoltaic (PV) power project in the country.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) has already issued permits needed by Nv vogt Philippines Solar One, Inc for the project.

Read more HERE.


The Department of Trade and Industry in Region 12 (DTI-12) will once again showcase the region's pride and best products in the upcoming Treasures of Region 12 Trade Fair to be held on November 13- 16 at SM City General Santos.
Treasures of Region 12 Trade Fair will be held at the Activity Center of SM City General Santos on November 13- 16
Aside from showcasing different products from all over SOCCSKSARGEN, slated activities during the Treasures of Region 12 Trade Fair include the conduct of market matching, product demo and presentations. Techno trainings will be also conducted for free, these includes trendy beads making, pinasugbu making, special tamarind and sweet potato candies making, siomai and veggieballs making, and Buko and pineaaple pie making. A Pasalubong Center at SM City General Santos will be also launched during the 4-day event.

For further details contact DTI-12 through the following:

Business Development Division - +6383-228-7622
E-mail: ro@dti12.org

Or visit the nearest DTI office in your area.


Although there is a law (Republic Act No. 8485 or the Animal Welfare Act of 1998) which bans horse fighting in the Philippines, the activity is still practiced particularly during festivities in some parts of the country.
Horse Fighting in Lake Sebu
Horse Fight (Hegidu Kuda in Tboli dialect). Photo taken during  Helobung Festival in
Lake Sebu, South Cotabato
In South Cotabato, horse fighting is one the side events during Helobung Festival in Lake Sebu and Seslong Festival in Tboli. The two municipalities are considered eco-cultural tourism destinations in the province and are predominantly inhabited by ethnic tribes like Tboli and Blaan wherein horse fighting is celebrated as a long-time cultural tradition.
Local residents and visitors of all ages watched as two stallions fight over a mare during the last day of
Helobung Festival 2014 in Lake Sebu

Watch video

.


Few days ago, I joined the 11th installment of Takladtamig, a mountaineering activity by a group of local mountaineers in South Cotabato where participants join in a community outreach activity, tree planting  and explore various natural attractions found in  South Cotabato. It was conducted in Sitio Lambila, Brgy. Lamfugon in Lake Sebu where another must-see natural wonder called Kofnit Cave can be found.
Kofnit Cave in Lake Sebu
Kofnit Cave is one of the caves in SOCCSKSARGEN or Region 12 that are being developed into a prime-eco tourism sites.
From Lake Sebu town proper, we traveled to Brgy. Lamfugon for about 40 minutes on board a dump truck provided by the municipal government. Then mountain trekked for almost an hour before reaching Sitio Lambila, a small community of 6 households of the Ubo tribe. We were warmly welcomed by the community and allowed us to use their long house.

After we took our lunch, a short orientation followed and participants readied for Kofnit Cave. From the Ubo inhabited-community of Sitio Lambila, it took us about 30 minutes before reaching the mouth of Kofnit Cave via a very steep trail. Check out the following photos inside Kofnit Cave.
Kofnit Cave in Lake Sebu
The mouth of Kofnit Cave.
Kofnit Cave in Lake Sebu
 Few meters from the entrance of Kofnit Cave. 
Kofnit Cave in Lake Sebu
The cave is named Kofnit due to the presence of bats. Kofnit is a tribal word which means bat.


Following the underground stream will lead you to bigger chambers inside Kofnit Cave.



Stalactites,stalagmites and other cave formations of  different sizes are found inside Kofnit Cave.

Amazed at these cave formations.



Interested to explore Kofnit Cave in Lake Sebu?
Contact the Municipal Tourism Office at 09173039365.


Good news for job seekers!

FB Hotel & Convention Center continues to offer employments to South Cotabateños. Just recently they have announced online their latest job openings.
Fb Hotel koronadal City
FB Hotel & Convention Center  located at Alunan Avenue, City of Koronadal is the biggest hotel in South Cotabato.
Job vacancies include the following:

  • Sales and Marketing Representative
  • Housekeeping Attendant
  • Hotel Supervisor
  • Food and Beverage Supervisor
  • Waiter/ Waitress
  • Front Desk Associates
  • Accounting Staff
  • Purchaser
  • Inventory Personnel
  • Kitchen Staff
  • Bellman
For interested applicants, email your application letter and resume to glezyb@fbhotel.com.ph


Few days to go before one of the most anticipated boxing event this year- the Pacquiao vs Algieri fight happening on November 23, 2014 at the Cotai Arena at the Venetian Hotel in Macau, China.

And just like Manny Pacquiao's previous fight, many Filipinos will be watching and are now excited for the fight. Malls, cinemas, restaurants and other establishments across the country are now offering live screening of the Pacquiao vs Algieri fight. Others are free live screening sponsored by local government units to show support to the Filipino boxing icon and Sarangani congressman who will be defending his WBO welterweight title against the American, Chris Algieri.

In the City of Koronadal, aside from the FREE live screening, the city government is giving out FREE popcorn on Sunday for those who will watch the Pacquiao vs Algieri fight at the New City Hall Lobby.

Don't miss it and come early. See you there.



The recently concluded Helobung Festival in the town of Lake Sebu did not only showcased the Tboli people's rich culture and traditions through their dances and music and other traditional activities but was also able to showcased their delectable native dishes. This was in the Kesefeken be Slung contest, in which I am so glad and honored to have been invited as one of the judges.

The contest featured different booths which displayed different products from every barangays of Lake Sebu including their traditional foods and other native dishes.
One of the attractions, grilled frogs in one of the booths
I enjoyed taking a bite of almost every food that was prepared by participating barangays in their respective booths. The traditional foods were simple yet tasty and some were exotic just like the frog dishes. I was also amazed with the ways these traditional foods were prepared and presented.

Here are some of traditional foods showcased in Kesefeken be Slung contest of Helobung Festival in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato.
Grilled frogs, anyone?

Sinabawang Palaka!
Tasty Upland Rice
Agihis shells cooked in bamboo
Guinataang Kuhol
Agihis with takway
Agihis soup

Native Chicken cooked in banana leaves
Apan-apan (Adobong Kangkong)
Da-un Bekoyo (Made from Cassava leaves)
Tkung Bnalun


Boiled Cassava

Aripahol con Bukayo




KCC Malls is inviting  all amateur or professional choral groups from all over SOCCSKSARGEN to join the third edition of its Christmas Caroling Contest.

Up to P200,000 worth of cash and prizes awaits the winners of  KCC Krismas Caroling Contest this year. Check out the guidelines and mechanics below.

1. Open to all choir groups in the following categories:
   a. Children's Category (Members must be in Primary/Grade School level)
   b. High School Category
   c. College Category (Members must be below 20 years old)
   d. Open Category
        College Students
        Government Employees
        Private Offices
        Religious Organizations
        No Affiliations
2. All registration forms must be submitted on or before November 25, 2014 until 5:00 PM. You may submit it to any of the following modes of transmittal:
    a. Fax: (083) 552 - 8755
    b. E-mail: promos@kccmalls.net
    c. Handcarry: Contact 0917 315 0524 and look for Dakila Sangalang
3. The minimum number of singers is 10 and a maximum of 20 of any gender, one (1) conductor and an accompanist. (songs with accompaniment)
4. Choral groups per school are allowed to conduct maximum of one (1) choir per category.
5. Each conductor is allowed to conduct maximum of one (1) choir per category.
6. A choir member is only allowed to participate in one competing choir.
7. Members per category can be all male or all female or mixed gender.
8. Singers are required to wear School Uniform (if students) and presentable attire (if non-students)
9. Performance time is 7-10 minutes including the entrance and exit. Failure to comply with this rule will result in a deduction of two (2) points for every extra minute or a fraction of a minute.
10. The use of voice recordings is not permitted. The choir could sing acapella, or sing with minus 1, or accompanied by guitar, piano, violin or any musical instruments to be provided by them.
11. Choreography is encouraged but not part of the criteria.
12. All participating groups are required to submit the list of Participants with their corresponding age together with the registration form on or before November 25, 2014 until 5:00 PM.
13. Withdrawals are not allowed once you have registered.
14. Competition will be on November 29 - December 21, 2014, Grand Finals on December 23, 2014.


Last Tuesday, November 11, 2014, thousands of residents as well as tourists gathered at the municipal plaza of Lake Sebu to witness the main highlight of the town's annual Helobung Festival, the Madal Be Lan competition.

Dressed in colorful Tboli traditional costumes, the seven competing groups consists of elementary pupils and high school students from different schools in Lake Sebu never failed to impressed and amazed spectators, visiting locals and foreign tourists with their performances demonstrating Tbolis' rich culture and traditions through dances.


















































Exactly 100 days before Philhealth turns twenty in 2015, Philhealth12 launched Philhealth Run at Cinco Niñas, City of Koronadal last November 7, 2014.

Said launching activity hosted sponsors and beneficiaries and served as a venue for press conference with the local media and government Public Relations and Information Officers.

PIA12 Regional Director, Olivia T. Sudaria asked DSWD12 Assistant Regional Director for Administration, Hadja Monera H. Lidasan how much was turned over and where the money was used in the previous run. “Was it spent for food, improvement of the facility; were there medical assistance provided?”

As a beneficiary of the two previous Run, Lidasan said that DSWD 12 can’t thank enough because their Regional Rehabilitation Center for Youth and Reception and Study Center for Children had been the recipients and now their Home for Girls.

“With 806,000 worth of items in the second run, we have the multicab to transport children from the center to the hospital because of the distance from Tantangan to Koronadal. It makes sense. Everything that Philhealth has given was utilized by the children from medical, educational, recreational, clothing, food and a lot more … with almost Php 400,000 in the first run, we have enhanced the facility of the center for youth in conflict with the law based in Tupi and we have purchased sporting goods, recreational facilities and kitchen appliances.”

Cotabato Bahay Maria Foundation Inc. Administrator, Jovita C. Isnani on the other hand, admitted to be speechless why their institution was identified to be the beneficiary for the run in 2015.

“This is a great divine blessing because this is our first time…I believe this is God’s will because we had been praying for sponsors to provide the needs of the abandoned, aged, sick women under our care… as of now we just survive daily from the generosity of local individuals and families. We have also tapped “eateries” to provide us their excess food everyday… I’m really thankful and I would like to congratulate the one who conceptualize this event. It’s great!”

As stated, their institution needs an isolation ward for old women with weak lungs and transportation to bring them to the hospital.

Home for the Girls on the other hand hope to have the sewing machine, musical instruments, sporting goods, aircon, electric fan and other equipment which may help abused, abandoned and neglected women cope physically, emotionally, psychologically from what they are going through.

With the target number of 6,000 runners, Philhealth is hopeful to provide all their needs.

Gold sponsors who committed to support are Sandig Medical Clinic and Hospital, Sultan Kudarat Doctors’ Hospital, Kidapawan Medical Specialist, Inc and Evangelista Medical Clinic and Hospital; Silver Sponsors are St. Elizabeth Hospital, Landero Clinic and Hospital and the Doctors’ Clinic and Hospital; Bronze Sponsors are Quijano Clinic and Hospital, Matavia-Tomines Ob-Gyne Clinic and Susie C. Gedorio OB-Gyne Clinic.

“… I am thankful for the sponsors who have signified their support. In just two weeks we have already 4 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze sponsors… like COO Aristoza said, there is blessing in sharing. Please run with us and please keep supporting not only the run but National Health Insurance Program in order to attain our universal health coverage,” Philhealth 12 OIC Regional Vice President said.

Registration may be done in the Regional Office and Philhealth Local Health Insurance Offices. “…we hope that by the end of November we could already provide the singlet and other items needed for the race kits… hindi po ito basta takbo lamang like our President and CEO said. We mean to give all our hearts intended for this corporate social responsibility. Please help us promote our intention,” Regional Lead Coordinator, Lorelie G. Bonilla said.

Philhealth Chief Operating Officer, Ramon F. Aristoza Jr. said aspiring runners may also register through Phihealth’s website www.philhealth.gov.ph.

Registration fee is at 300 for 3K Kiddie; 350 for 5K; 100 for students 5K (w/o singlet) 400 for 10K; and 500 for 20K. (hanah g. naanep)


Nv vogt, a Singapore-based solar power plant developer is set to invest at least Php1 billion for a solar power plant to be constructed in Surallah, South Cotabato.
Philippines' largest solar power plant to rise in Surallah
The solar power facility which will rise in a 20-hectare property located in Brgy. Centrala is expected to be operational by 2015. It will produce power for SOCOTECO-1 (South Cotabato Electric Cooperative-1), the local electric distribution utility serving eight (8) towns in South Cotabato, the City of Koronadal and the Municipality of Lutayan in Sultan Kudarat.

According to reports, once completed the 6.5 MW solar power plant project will be the world’s largest diesel replacement power plant and the biggest solar photovoltaic (PV) power project in the country.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) has already issued permits needed by Nv vogt Philippines Solar One, Inc for the project.

Read more HERE.


The Department of Trade and Industry in Region 12 (DTI-12) will once again showcase the region's pride and best products in the upcoming Treasures of Region 12 Trade Fair to be held on November 13- 16 at SM City General Santos.
Treasures of Region 12 Trade Fair will be held at the Activity Center of SM City General Santos on November 13- 16
Aside from showcasing different products from all over SOCCSKSARGEN, slated activities during the Treasures of Region 12 Trade Fair include the conduct of market matching, product demo and presentations. Techno trainings will be also conducted for free, these includes trendy beads making, pinasugbu making, special tamarind and sweet potato candies making, siomai and veggieballs making, and Buko and pineaaple pie making. A Pasalubong Center at SM City General Santos will be also launched during the 4-day event.

For further details contact DTI-12 through the following:

Business Development Division - +6383-228-7622
E-mail: ro@dti12.org

Or visit the nearest DTI office in your area.