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

Training on Wood Crafting & Finishing Techniques conducted

CITY OF KORONADAL --- As part of the post-T’nalak Festival activity of the South Cotabato Regional Industrial Technology and Trade Expo 2017, a Seminar on Wood Crafting and Finishing Techniques was conducted at the PROTECH Center, this city, last July 26 - 28. APPDC Emmanuel Jumilla, PROTECH Center In-Charge and [...]

By | July 28, 2017|

USAID to assist in protecting South Cotabato’s wildlife

Koronadal City---South Cotabato is one of the two pilot areas in the region that USAID will be supporting through its Protect Wildlife Project. Mary Jane Manlisis, Forest and Inland Water Management Division Chief, said the stakeholders had already identified and agreed on a set of strategies and major activities for [...]

By | July 28, 2017|

PMMT – LEPIC monitors compliance of establishments on environmental permits, land use

Some business establishments in the province particularly those with compliance on environmental permits and land use and zoning were inspected by members of the Provincial Multi-Partite Monitoring Team on Land Use and Environmental Policies and Compliance or PMMT-LEPIC. Created by virtue of Executive Order #07, Series of 2017 signed by [...]

By | July 26, 2017|

SEA-K reports PHP 6.2M Rollback Collection

South Cotabato's Self-Employed Assistance - Kaunlaran (SEA-K) program reported a total of Php 1, 469, 017.00 rollback collection from January until July of this year, this according to SEA-K Provincial Coordinator Earl Madres. Since 2014 when the program started anew, South Cotabato released a total of Php 15, 840, 000.00 [...]

By | July 24, 2017|

South Cotabato gives PHP3.9M tents to barangays

South Cotabato formally turns-over 199 parabolic tents or parachute tents to all its barangay earlier today, July 25, during the Provincial Government employees' Flag ceremony. Barangay Affairs Unit (BAU) spearheaded the turn-over and provided each barangay with one parabolic tent. Barangay officials were present to receive the said tents. The [...]

By | July 24, 2017|

SOCOT joins 39th National Disability Prevention, Rehab Celebration

South Cotabato joined the country as it celebrates this year's 39th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week at Polomolok last July 21 with the theme "Karapatan at Pribilehiyo ng May Kapansanan: Isakatuparan at Ipaglaban!". More than 250 members of the PWD community in the province gathered for the celebration and [...]

By | July 24, 2017|

IPHO to ink agreement between local media in health-related reporting

Koronadal City---Health authorities here gear up for a strong link with local media in South Cotabato in providing "up to date and accurate information while upholding the rights of the patients." Dr. Rogelio Aturdido, Provincial Health Officer, said a meeting with private media was held recently to draw policy that [...]

By | July 21, 2017|

South Cotabato 5 -month SGM tax collection increases to P 8-M

The Sand, Gravel and Mining (SGM) tax collection of the province from January to May this year now totaled P 8,042,267.36, the Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) reported. The increase was due to the latest collection for the month of May of P1,537,170.00, which was added to the 4-month aggregate [...]

By | July 21, 2017|

Environment Forum earns support from CSOs, business sector

After the successful launching of the Environmental Sustainability Investment Forum conducted by the Provincial Environment Management Office last June 28 this year, some 14 business establishments and CSOs and 2 individuals have pledged to support the various environment programs instituted by the office. Forester Mary Jane Manlisis, chief of PEMO [...]

By | July 20, 2017|

DENR 12 to conduct Planning Workshop on USAID-funded Protect Wildlife project

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) XII together with USAID Protect Wildlife Project will conduct a Joint Consultation and Planning Workshop on Monday, July 24 at Venue88, General Santos City together with Region XII Stakeholders to identify and agree on the set of strategies and major activities for [...]

By | July 20, 2017|

Sen. Ejercito makes two promises for South Cotabato

Koronadal City---South Cotabatenos rejoiced as Senator JV Ejercito pushed for the conversion of Suralah Agricultural School to a state university and Upper Valley Community Hospital into a regional hospital during his recent visit to South Cotabato's Tnalak Festival. Ejercito, whose mother is an Ilongga, made this pronouncement as his gesture [...]

By | July 18, 2017|

86 HOTS during T’nalak Mega Job Fair

A total of 86 applicants were hired on the spot (HOTS) during the Mega Job Fair conducted by South Cotabato at KCC Mall of Marbel Convention Center last July 17. A total of 475 job seekers registered, the Provincial Public Employment Service Office (PESO) said. At least 35 local and [...]

By | July 18, 2017|

Tnalak Festival crowns most beautiful woman

Koronadal City--A 17-year old senior high school student of Tupi National High School was crowned as the most beautiful woman in South Cotabato during the coronation night held at the South Cotabato Gymnasium and Cultural Center Sunday night. Camille Folio, who wanted to be a police woman someday, for the [...]

By | July 16, 2017|

Dreamweavers run for health

Koronadal City---Rain or shine, at least 1300 South Cotabatenos joined the Dreamweavers Fun Run, one of the events of the week-long celebration of the 18th Tnalak Festival. Dante Baay finished the five-kilometer run at 16 minutes and 07 seconds while his female counter part Mary Angelie Arano at 24 minutes [...]

By | July 16, 2017|

Surallah dominates 5th Musical Pop Competition

Contenders from Surallah town dominated this year's 5th Musical Pop Solo Voice Competition at South Cotabato Gymnasium and Cultural Center last July 15. Leila Abigail Dida, 11, and Nicole Apusaga,17, won in their respective categories in the said categories besting seven other contenders from various towns and city in the [...]

By | July 16, 2017|