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Convergence team launches 2nd sari-sari store in Lake Sebu

NED, Lake Sebu-The South Cotabato Convergence Program for Poverty Reduction under the administration of Gov. Reynaldo S. Tamayo Jr. opens another sari-sari store at Sitio Kabatang at Brgy. Ned, Lake Sebu. According to Community Affairs Officer IV Maria Ana Uy, the first sari -sari-sari store project was successfully opened early this year at  Sitio Lamdel …

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SCIEPC conducts blended MSMEs forum for entreps

In celebration of this year’s MSME Month, the Provincial Government of South Cotabato through the South Cotabato Economic and Investments Promotion Center, and in partnership with DTI and DOST, presents, “MSME Forum: A Blended Summit” with the theme “Thriving Amidst Adversity”. This summit aims to empower our local Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)  and …

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South Cotabato all set for Tnalak fest

The province of South Cotabato is all set for this year’s 55th Foundation Anniversary and 22nd Tnalak Festival to be held on July 16-18, 2021. Senior Tourism Officer Argie Ryan Asaria said, amid the pandemic, the South Cotabato spirit will still celebrate the festivities in a “new normal” way. “Simple it may seem but we will push …

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PDEA declares 16 Barangays in Banga as drug-cleared

Koronadal City –  At least 16 out of the 22 barangays in Banga town were declared as drug-cleared by the Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug Clearing (ROCBDC) during the final deliberation held recently in this city. PDEA ROXII  Director Naravy D Duquiatan, Chairperson, ROCBDC 12 disclosed that these areas include the barangays of  Benitez, …

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SouthCot’s Convergence Team visits six more sitios

The South Cotabato Convergence Program for Poverty Reduction conducted validation on variouscommunities with marginalized populations physically and socio-economically separated from mainstream society. For this  month of June,  areas visited that were  considered as  Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas  (GIDAs) include the following: Sitio Lampangi, Brgy. Lampari, Banga Sitio Motulub, Brgy. Halilan, Lake Sebu Sitio Lamtabong Bong, …

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PADAC celebrates IDADAIT 2021

The Provincial Government of South Cotabato  through the  Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council chaired by  Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo Jr. supports the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADAIT) 2021 with the theme “Share Facts on Drugs, Save Lives.” In observance of this celebration please catch the members of the Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council …

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2 LGUs receive Php10 million for drug rehab centers

Two Local government units in South Cotabato received early this month financial assistance worth Php5 million each for the establishment of community-based drug rehabilitation facilities. These grants are part of the total of Php 26 million funds for the establishment of rehab centers in Region 12. In a virtual turn-over of financial assistance to various …

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21 Former Rebels receive Php1.97 million from ECLIP

21 Former Rebels (FRs) received the checks amounting to Php1.97 million from the   Provincial Government of South Cotabato intended for immediate reintegration, livelihood assistance, and firearms remuneration under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (ECLIP). The formal turn-over ceremony conducted today was witnessed by Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo Jr. via zoom, with Provincial Social Welfare …

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SCRDC implements clustering due to 115 Covid-19 positive cases

There is an ongoing clustering of the confirmed  Covid-19 cases at the South Cotabato Rehabilitation and Detention Center (SCRDC) after at least 115 personnel and persons deprived of liberty  (PDL) were tested positive of the virus from May 25 to June 10, 2021, the Provincial Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (PESU) reports. The   Integrated Provincial Health …

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SCMS called on non-covid hospitals to accept covid patients due to surge

The South Cotabato Medical Society (SCMS) sought the intervention of the provincial government of  South Cotabato and other government agencies as they called on other private hospitals in the province to allocate hospital beds to covid-19 patients as covid hospitals are near full capacity due to surge cases. SCMS Outgoing President Dr. Rachelle Suarez said, …

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