Latest News 2016-11-22T19:59:05+00:00

WHO visits South Cotabato re malaria-free declaration

Koronadal City---Representatives from the World Health Organization (WHO) has finally visited the province of South Cotabato to validate documents on the proposed declaration of malaria-free. Marifort Rafael, Health Education Promotions Officer (HEPO), said the province is expecting validators to scrutinize pertinent documents prior to the declaration of a malaria-free province [...]

By | May 25, 2017|

PIO, PEO conduct Road Project Site Visitation

A Road Project Site Visitation was conducted by the Provincial Information Office and Provincial Engineering Office together with the South Cotabato Media recently in one of the road network project being undertaken by the province. Visited by the group was the Crossing Palkan – Lamsugod Road Network which starts from [...]

By | May 25, 2017|

SOCOT EDUCATES AMGUO ON IP, CHILDREN, WOMENS RIGHTS

South Cotabato educated more than a hundred indigenous peoples on basic rights for IPs, women and children just recently. Residents of Sitio Amguo, Barangay Landan of Polomolok town were informed and educated about the IPRA Law particularly on their rights on ancestral domains, self governance and empowerment, social justice and [...]

By | May 25, 2017|

SOCOT RELEASES 1.2M LIVELIHOOD ASSISTANCE UNDER PROJECT DAF

South Cotabato LGU recently released a total worth of Php 1.2 million livelihood assistance under its Development Alternative Framework Project (Project DAF) yesterday. Barangay Affairs Unit identified 14 existing and 16 new identified sitio beneficiaries this year that comprised the 4th batch of Proejct DAF beneficiaries. Each Project DAF core [...]

By | May 25, 2017|

South Cotabato scholars give school supplies to 140 poor pupils

At least 140 packs of schools supplies were distributed to the beneficiaries at Sitio Datal Ligaw, , Brgy. Tasiman in Lake Sebu during the conduct of the “Maghinatagay Project” initiated by the scholars of the Kabugwason Paglaum Scholarship Program in the province of South Cotabato. The beneficiaries composed of indigent [...]

By | May 24, 2017|

Health Care Waste TWG conducts hospitals, clinics inspection

Eight (8) hospitals, clinics and Rural Health Units (RHUs) in the lower and upper valley areas of the province were recently monitored and inspected by the Health Care Waste – Technical Working Group (HCW-TWG). The HCW-TWG composed of multi-agency representatives from Provincial Environment Management Office, Provincial Information Division, Provincial Engineering [...]

By | May 24, 2017|

South Cotabato launches anew Division Level Search for Outstanding “BKD” Program Implementers in the Secondary Schools

The DepEd South Cotabato Division through the support of the Provincial Anti Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) launches anew the Search for the Division Level Outstanding "BKD" Program Implementers in the Secondary Schools for the School Year 2016-2017. At least ten (10) school entries have undergone evaluation for the provincewide search. [...]

By | May 23, 2017|

KPSP produces more than a thousand college graduates

At least 1003 scholars have finished their tertiary education under the Kabugwason Paglaum Scholarship Program after more than a decade of its implementation in the province of South Cotabato. Newly installed KPSP Executive Director Ruel A. Bagunoc said, since its inception in 2003, a total of 304 scholars finished their [...]

By | May 23, 2017|

South Cotabato town recipient of Global Environment Facility project

South Cotabato was chosen as one of the two pilot provinces in the country for the project “Dynamic Conservation and Sustainable Use of Agro-Biodiversity in Traditional Agro-Ecosystems of the Philippines" with the municipality of Lake Sebu as its project site. The project funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), a [...]

By | May 23, 2017|

SouthCot 4-H Club wins over-all champ in Regional Summer Youth Camp

South Cotabato 4-H Club was awarded as the Overall Champion during the Regional Summer Youth Camp held early this month at the Agriculture Training Institute Satellite Training Center,at University of Southern Mindanao in North Cotabato. Provincial 4-H Club Coordinator Rhealiza G. Corpuz said, South Cotabato won in almost all of [...]

By | May 23, 2017|

Former environment Secretary Gina Lopez attends consultation dialogue on coal mining

Former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez were among the attendees of the Consultation Dialogue on the endorsement of Daguma Coal Mining Project in Barangay Ned, Lake Sebu spearheaded by the Sanggunaing Panlalawigan of South Cotabato on Monday. Lopez said, despite the short notice she heeded the call to come to South [...]

By | May 23, 2017|

SOCOT LCPC REMAINS MOST FUNCTIONAL IN REGION 12 FOR 5 CONSECUTIVE YEARS

South Cotabato’s Local Council for the Protection of Children (LCPC) remained as the most functional LCPC in Region 12 after the recently concluded Regional Evaluation conducted by the Regional Inter-Agency Monitoring Task Force (RIMTF). The province garnered a score of 107.5% indicating an Ideal Level of functionality. This LCPC functionality [...]

By | May 23, 2017|

PADAC conducts site visit to rehab centers in Davao Region

Provincial Anti Drug Abuse Council through Technical Working Group on Surfacing Personalities Involved on Drugs (SPID) has embarked on a two-day onsite visit early this week to the rehabilitation centers in Davao Region to establish linkages on how refer the SPID clients classified under high risk level. This was after [...]

By | May 22, 2017|

OPAG launches anew Organic Farmers Market at ProTech Center

The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist launches anew the Organic Farmers Market 2017 at the ProTech Center every Friday. Provincial Agriculturist Justina Navarette said, the activity area is now situated in front of the ProTech to make it more accessible to buyers. At least six farmer groups from the four [...]

By | May 22, 2017|

Search for Model Schools in SWM preparations underway

Preparations are now underway for the annual Search for Model Schools in Solid Waste Management with the conduct of an orientation meeting recently by the Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) and Technical Working Group (TWG) members with the City and Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officers (C/MENROs). Supervising Environment Management [...]

By | May 22, 2017|