Mayor Ogena wants to maximize the city’s competitive advantage

Following the Covid-19 pandemic, Mayor Eliordo U. Ogena is pushing to maximize the city’s competitive advantage in countering the negative impact of Covid-19 on the city’s economy which led to business shutdowns and unemployment. In an interview, the Local Chief Executive highlighted some of the city’s competitive advantages, which could help the city rise slowly. Stating that it is difficult to empower people in the absence of livelihood, he stressed that the city needs to take advantage of being in … Read more

New City Gymnasium to rise in Koronadal 

The City Government of Koronadal is stepping up its infrastructure program as it breaks ground with the rise of a new multi-purpose gymnasium located right behind the New City Hall Building on Friday, October 30.  In his message, City Mayor Eliordo U. Ogena said the new building is an additional facility that will attract more … Read more

61 farmers receive incentives through Palay Marketing Assistance

Since the agriculture industry has been hit hard by the pandemic, the city government is constantly looking for solutions to cushion the impact on small players, especially on farmers. Around 61 farmers received incentives from City Agriculture Office last October 21, during the first release of the Palay Marketing Assistance Program at Demo Farm, Koronadal … Read more

Tourism pushes gradual business reopening amidst the pandemic

The rise of the tourism industry will lead to a growing economy. Tourism businesses need to reopen gradually, although the whole world is still affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, which is now they are working to make it happen. Other than that, a call to celebrate the Tourism Week is essential to inform travelers about … Read more

Koronadal prepares for master route plan implementation

The City Local Government Unit (LGU) is currently preparing for the Local Public Transport Route Plan (LPTRP), the city’s master route plan after the approval of the Land Transportation Franchise Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Region XII. While the project will go through a long process before it is fully implemented, City Architect and Environmental Planner Marvin … Read more

Koronadal will apply uniform receptacle

The Local Government Unit (LGU) Koronadal will set up a standardized garbage receptacle in every household as city’s official waste holder. It’s a black plastic bag with the city’s logo on it, which makes it easy to identify the rubbish that the garbage collectors have to transport. To fully explain the purpose and objective of … Read more

368 contact tracers ready for deployment 

Starting this week, 368 newly-hired contact tracers will be deployed by the local government as an additional force of the City’s existing Contact Tracing Teams (CTTs) in a bid to possibly curb the number of COVID-19 positive cases in the City of Koronadal. All of them had undergone a health orientation prior to their deployment … Read more

Aftercare shifts to online counseling due to Covid-19

From a typical face to face one-on-one and group counseling, the Aftercare team of the City Anti-Drug and Abuse Council (CADAC) shifted to online counseling so as not to delay the 18-month program of the 25 Recovering Drug Dependents (RDDs). Using a certain virtual application, each client received psychological and spiritual counseling each week to … Read more

Rabies cases in Koronadal are still on the rise

The rabies cases in the City of Koronadal are still on the rise after the City Veterinary Office (City Vet) recorded another two (2) more cases last September, this year. Due to the recent new cases of rabies, the city has now recorded a total of eight (8) cases from six (6) in the past … Read more

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