Category Archives: t’boli

75 small-scale mine tunnels in SouthCot facing closure

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 8 Nov) – Some 75 small-scale mine tunnels in T’boli town in South Cotabato are facing possible closure after being found to have been operating outside a declared mining area. Agnes Castanares, environment management specialist of the Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO), said Wednesday the mine tunnels have been operating […]

Crater-lake in SouthCot closed to tourists to give it ‘breathing time’

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 5 Jan) – For the third time in four years, the famed crater-lake Holon in T’boli town in South Cotabato will be off-limits anew to local and international visitors starting on Saturday, Jan. 7, to facilitate its rehabilitation. T’boli Mayor Dibu Tuan said Thursday they decided to again close down […]

Canadian-backed mining firm acquires rights over vital small-scale site in SouthCot

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 1 Dec) – A Canadian-backed mining company operating a gold and silver mining project in T’boli town in South Cotabato has acquired the rights over a vital small-scale mining site, ending nearly two decades of dispute with local miners. Constancio Paye Jr., Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region 12 director, […]

Munato Festival is back-to-back!

By Cherry Marie Irish D. Cruz ALABEL, Sarangani (November 24, 2016) – Merging 2014’s Yesterland Theme Park and 2015’s International Music Festival, Sarangani stages an immersive and interactive roster of activities for all this year. This November 24 to 26, Sarangani will celebrate its 24th foundation anniversary with the Munato Festival. Highlighting the unison of […]

Let these T’boli dancers welcome you to Sarangani

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I arrived in Sarangani, Mindanao a day before the official start of the Sarangani Bay Festival 2014. And for very good reason – the pretty and amiable Michelle Lopez-Solon, a.k.a. the better half of Sarangani Governor Steve Solon and the lead organizer of SarBayFest2014, invited me and a few other …

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