Melody Joy J Cosep

Melody Joy J. Cosep is a Juris Doctor who obtained her Bachelor of Laws (LLB/JD) degree at the Mindanao State University College of Law. Her pre-law degree is Bachelor of Arts in English Major in Literature and Linguistics. She currently works as a full-time staff writer at the Provincial Governor's Office - Information and Communication Division, Provincial Government of South Cotabato, and a part-time legal researcher at the House of Representatives - 18th Congress of the Philippines.

OGP Washington DC Commends SC-CCTS

Koronadal City, South Cotabato – The South Cotabato COVID-19 Contact Tracing System (SC-CCTS) was commended and applauded by the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in an article dated October 20, 2020 at Washington, DC, USA. “Around the world, local governments are responsible for the most relevant policies affecting citizens daily lives. In many cases they were …

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NorthCot Adopts SC-CCTS

Kidapawan City, North Cotabato – The Provincial Government of South Cotabato was invited by the Provincial Government of North Cotabato to conduct a formal orientation on the South Cotabato COVID-19 Contact Tracing System (SC-CCTS) on October 20, 2020, at the Provincial Capitol, Kidapawan City. Governor Nancy A. Catamco personally attended the event and officially declared …

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SoCot Wins Environmental Case Against Mining Corps

Koronadal City, South Cotabato – The petition for declaratory relief against the Provincial Government of South Cotabato (PGSC) was dismissed by the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 24 of the 11th Judicial Region in the City of Koronadal on October 12, 2020. The special civil action (SCA) case no. 094 for Declaratory Relief and Injunction …

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Measles Immunization in SoCot to Kick Off

Koronadal City, South Cotabato – The Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) of South Cotabato will conduct its “Ligtas Tigdas” Measles-Rubella Supplemental Immunization Activity (MR SIA) from October 26 to November 25, 2020 in designated places in the province. In a press conference on October 13, 2020 by the IPHO represented by the National Immunization Program …

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SoCot Officials, DOH Officials Settle UVCH-SGH Transition

Koronadal City, South Cotabato – The Technical Working Group (TWG) for the Formulation of UVCH-SGH Transition Plan conducted its second meeting to implement the Transition Plan for 2020-2022 on October 6-7, 2020, at The Farm, Carpenter Hill, City of Koronadal. The committee, headed by the Center for Health Development (CHD) Director, is composed of the …

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DTI SoCot Launches Consumer Rights Campaign

Koronadal City, South Cotabato – In line with the celebration of the Consumer Welfare Month with the theme “Sustainable Consumer in the New Normal,” the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) South Cotabato conducted the Grand Launching of the Consumer Rights AVP dubbed as #PursigidoCampaign2020 on October 5, 2020. This project is in collaboration with …

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SoCot Distributes Relief Goods

Koronadal City, South Cotabato – The Provincial Government of South Cotabato (PGSC) kicked off its distribution of relief goods to the locked down puroks and barangays in the City of Koronadal on September 28, 2020. This was in response to the urgent need of the affected residents of the city after the Local Government Unit (LGU) …

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Two Siargao Towns to Implement the SC-CCTS

Koronadal City, South Cotabato – The municipalities of Del Carmen and Pilar in the world-renowned Siargao Islands have signified their intention to borrow and implement the South Cotabato COVID-19 Contact Tracing System (SC-CCTS). In an e-mail dated September 18, 2020, Del Carmen Vice Mayor Alfredo M. Coro II conveyed that while they have yet to …

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TIMELINE: The UVCH, now the SGH

This is a timeline of the real and actual narration of events as regards the establishment of the SGH/UVCH, which is currently being utilized as the South Cotabato COVID-19 Hospital/Facility. This timeline is based on the laws, resolutions, ordinances, implementing rules and regulations, memoranda, administrative orders, and other legal and public documents executed for this …

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Mayor Vico Sotto Commends Governor Tamayo

Koronadal City, South Cotabato – Pasig City Mayor Victor Ma. Regis “Vico” N. Sotto commended South Cotabato Provincial Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr. during the launching of the Provincial Freedom of Information (FOI) and Integrated Provincial Online Database (iPOD) on September 25, 2020, through a Zoom Session (online meeting). The Webitaktakan sa Probinsya on Localizing the …

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