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South Cotabato’s investment surge continues in 2023

South Cotabato, Philippines – In a remarkable feat, South Cotabato attracted a staggering 1.2 billion pesos in investments during 2022, marking another milestone in the province’s economic growth and development. Tyron Jann Villanueva, head of the South Cotabato Economic and Investments Promotions Center, has set an ambitious goal to surpass last year’s impressive investments before […]

35 prov’l gov’t employees undergo Pre-Retirement Seminnar

CITY OF KORONADAL —  Some 35 provincial government employees coming from the different offices underwent 2-day Pre-Retirement Seminar (PRS) recently spearheaded by the Provincial Human Resource Management Office (PHRMO). PHRMO chief Atty. Renette Bergado formally welcomed the delegates before the conduct of the PRS at Calla Hall, Paraiso Verde Resort here. The roster of speakers […]

South Cotabato beneficiaries receive over 1.8 Million PHP in Comprehensive Aid

South Cotabato, Philippines — Last week, the Provincial Employment Service Unit in South Cotabato successfully distributed a total fund of 1,898,026 PHP to deserving beneficiaries, encompassing a range of vital support, including salary disbursements, GSIS group insurance coverage, and personal protective equipment (PPE). The beneficiaries received their allocation through a remittance center. The funding, made […]

Centenarians receive one-time cash grant and a monthly allowance from PGSC

KORONADAL, SOUTH COTABATO- Nine centenarians in the province have received a one-time cash grant and a monthly allowance. According to Jessie Palmes, Community Affairs Officer II of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office, each of the nine centenarians received a one-time cash grant amounting to 20,000.00 pesos, which included a bucket of biscuits, Ensure […]

– SG Farm is top tourist site for August 2023

SG Farm (short for Strawbwey-Guyabano) located in Glandang, Tupi is the top tourist site for August 2023 in South Cotabato, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum Unit (ACTMU) reported. Placing second is 7-Falls in Lake Sebu town which boasts of its zipline dubbed the highest and longest in Southeast Asia. Four (4) sites in Lake […]

South Cotabato Shines at Pugay Kalusugan Awards, Takes Home Seven Prestigious Honors

South Cotabato, Philippines—In a resounding display of dedication and excellence in healthcare, South Cotabato Provincial Government achieved remarkable success at the recently concluded Pugay Kalusugan Awarding, bagging an impressive total of seven prestigious accolades. The awards, bestowed at the provincial level, are a testament to the province’s unwavering commitment to public health and well-being. The […]

49 IPs in Lake Sebu receives solar power kits from TESDA SOX

A total of 49 Indigenous Peoples of Barangay Klubi in Lake Sebu have expressed their gratitude to TESDA XII after receiving Solar Power Toolkits that they can use in their respective homes. This comes after several decades of enduring darkness during the night, and now they can experience light thanks to this project. Before the […]

15 million “bahay pag-asa” construction in the province nearing completion this month

KORONADAL- The construction of a Php15 million “Bahay Pag-asa” (House of Hope) in the province is expected to conclude this month. Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer, Sonia Bautista highlighted the substantial support this project offers to the province, particularly in the care of children in conflict with the law. She also noted that the […]

SoCot’s nominee for 2023 Rafael M. Salas Kaunlarang Pantao Award secures victory with evaluator’s seal of approval

Ester M. Ante, a dedicated volunteer in the Population Program and a respected Barangay Health Worker (BHW) from Tupi, has garnered well-deserved recognition for her exceptional contributions. She has been nominated as a distinguished candidate for the highly esteemed 2023 Rafael M. Salas Kaunlarang Pantao Award (RMSKPA), proudly representing Region 12. Melanie C. Chiva, the […]

DILG recommends South Cotabato for Seal of Good Local Governance National Evaluation

Validators from the Department of Interior and Local Government Region 9 recommended that Provincial Government of South Cotabato for the National Evaluation of the Seal of Good Local Governance last September 20, 2023 held at the PDC Hall, Third floor, New Building, Provincial Capitol Compound. The Seal of Good Local Governance is an award given […]