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HIV lab on SoCot to be fully operational

South Cotabato, Koronadal City- The newly established confirmatory testing laboratory for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) will fully operate this 2021 said, John Arlo Codilla, infectious diseases coordinator of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO). The provincial Government of South Cotabato targets the operation of the lab within this year, as the office is currently …

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SoCot pushes hydroponics farming in Lake Sebu

South Cotabato,Koronadal City- The provincial government of South Cotabato is pushing hydroponics farming in the critical areas of Lake Sebu to help improve the quality of its waters and overall condition. Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) headed by Siegfred Flaviano, said that studies showed that hydroponics, which is a method of growing plants or crops …

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South Cotabato allots 2,000 hogs to boost supply in Manila

South Cotabato, Koronadal City- Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr. and Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar  had a meeting last few weeks ago to talk about the projects in South Cotabato and the alarming cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Philippines. In order to plug supply shortfall and to bring down prices …

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SOCOT governor presents a proposal to the DA Secretary

South Cotabato, Koronadal City- Governor Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. has presented to Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar the proposal for the SOCCSKSARGEN Integrated Food Terminal (SIFT) in Tupi, South Cotabato. According to Gov. Tamayo, if the Integrated Food Terminal will be approved, the location will be on Tupi for a reason that Tupi has …

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1st batch of convergence program expands in 90 barangays in 2021

Koronadal City, South Cotabato — The Provincial Government of South Cotabato identified 90 priority Convergence Areas this year (1st batch). The program is a poverty alleviation initiative that focuses on the multi-dimensionality of poverty to conduct interventions and provide service-resource sharing of public and private entities to assist underprivileged communities to be self-sustaining and self-sufficient …

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SoCot response vs new COVID-19 strain

In an executive order (EO), South Cotabato Gov. Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. directed starting last weekend the tighter monitoring and screening of inbound passengers and travelers coming from 20 countries where the cases of the mutant coronavirus disease (COVID-19) strain from the United Kingdom (UK) disease has so far emerged. These are the UK, Denmark, Ireland, …

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Pride of South Cotabato, speaks about the T’boli women at the TEDx stage

Koronadal, South Cotabato- The pride of South Cotabato, Mr. Jann Carlo T. Rojas, who is now in Doha, Qatar, spoke about the essential lessons he has learned from the T’boli women of our province at the TEDx stage entitled “Love the Process.” TEDx is the longest running event in Qatar that places a special emphasis …

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DOLE XII, PGSC, Release Kabuhayan Starter Kits

South Cotabato, Koronadal City- The Department of Labor and Employment Region XII (DOLE XII) in coordination with the Provincial Government of South Cotabato (PGSC) released kabuhayan starter kits to 22 beneficiaries. 18 out of 22 beneficiaries are for dress making, 2 for bamboo craft making, 1 for taho processing and 1 for nego cart. The …

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SoCot opens first-ever dog impounding facility

South Cotabato, Koronadal City-The Provincial Government of South Cotabato, headed by the Provincial Veterinary Officer Dr. Flora Bigot, pushed the first-ever local government-operated dog impounding facility located in Municipality of Surallah. The operations of the dog pound will be managed by the municipal government of Surallah, through the municipal agriculture office, in coordination with the …

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Governor Tamayo acknowledge the Sangguniang Panlalawigan

Koronadal City, South Cotabato- South Cotabato Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo extends his gratitude to the Sangguniang Panlalawigan headed by Vice-Governor Vicente R. De Jesus for the approval of the Supplemental Budget No. 3 in the amount of Php111.3 Million as submitted earlier by Office of the Governor without deduction. Most of the items presented were …

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