Official Page of the City Government of Tacurong

MISSION To protect the well-being of Tacurongnons and livability of the city by empowering citizenry to enhance sustainable economy, promotion of peace, order, and public safety, strengthening of basic social services, ensure disaster-resilient environment, efficient fiscal management driven by competent and innovative civil servants in the development of a convergence city and improvement of quality of life of the people.

VISION Tacurong is a convergence city in the south, with competitive and dynamic economy, pristine and safe environment, governed by responsible leaders in partnership with empowered, resilient, healthy, and God-loving Tacurongnons.

ABOUT TACURONG

   The place which later became the City of Tacurong was once a barangay of the Municipality of Buluan of the then Empire Province of Cotabato. The place was originally called ‘Pamasang’, the name of a creek that flowed from south to north of the area. In the 1940s, the place served as way station of the 19-C Land Survey Team due to its strategic location. During those years, the place also became a stopover point for travelers and the Oblate Missionaries on their way to different parts of Cotabato Province.

The name ‘Pamasang’ was later changed to Talakudong, a term for a head gear worn by the early settlers and people in the area. How the place came to be associated with head covering cannot be ascertained. Eventually, the name was shortened/changed to Tacurong. It can only be deduced that the present name of Tacurong must have originated from the word ‘Talakudong’.

N E W S & U P D A T E S

Mga kasapi ng Tacurong city security force, sumailalim sa pagsasanay

MGA KASAPI NG TACURONG CITY SECURITY FORCE, SUMAILALIM SA PAGSASANAY Sa layong mas mapaigting pa ang pagbabantay sa mga lugar ...
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Exit conference, idinaos ng COA kasama ang ilang barangay sa lungsod ng Tacurong

EXIT CONFERENCE, IDINAOS NG COA KASAMA ANG ILANG BARANGAY SA LUNGSOD NG TACURONG Nagdaos ang Commission on Audit (COA) ng ...
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33 schools participate in a 3-day Folk Dance workshop

33 SCHOOLS PARTICIPATE IN A 3-DAY FOLK DANCE WORKSHOP Tacurong City – Thirty-three schools from different clusters of the city ...
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LGU Tacurong and Globe Telecom ink MOA for GoWIFI

Simplifying technology by connecting communities— this is the main thrust of the partnership between Globe Telecom, one of the country's ...
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Tacurong arnisadors dominate World Arnis tourney by contributing 11 golds for Philippines

TACURONG ARNISADORS DOMINATE WORLD ARNIS TOURNER BY CONTRIBUTING 11 GOLDS FOR PHILIPPINES Tacurong arnisador continued their dominance in the world ...
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Mayor Lechonsito attends course for newly minted officials

QUEZON CITY – Mayor Joseph George Lechonsito is participating in a two-day Orientation Course for Newly Elected Officials (NEO) at ...
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Tatlong libong TUPAD beneficiaries, tumanggap ng sahod mula sa DOLE

Laking pasasalamat ng tatlong libong low-income earning workers ng lungsod ng Tacurong makaraang matanggap na nila ang sahod kapalit ng ...
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Engaging the Youth

Mayor Joseph George Lechonsito spent ample time having a dialogue with members of the Local Youth Development Council (LYDC) on ...
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Socialized housing program for informal sector & low-income earners underway

In a bid to expedite the completion of a housing program for informal sector families and low-income earners, members of ...
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