Governor Press Release

SouthCot delivers assistance to the affected families due to strong winds

KORONADAL, SOUTH COTABATO- The Provincial Government of South Cotabato, through the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) continues in delivering assistance to the affected residents due to strong winds. Rolly Doane Aquino, acting head of PDRRMO, said several barangays in six (6) municipalities have reported destructions as of May 7, 2021, Friday afternoon …

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PCOO distributes FOI Kiosk, collaterals

The Provincial Government of South Cotabato through the Provincial Information Office received from Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Undersecretary Kristian R. Ablan the Freedom of Information (FOI) Kiosk, materials, and collaterals to uphold the right to information through transparent public service and good governance. To date, the Province of South Cotabato is one of the …

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Tupi’s Strawberry Farm top tourist destination in SouthCot

Strawberry – Guyabano Farm or now popularly known as SG Farm in the municipality of Tupi is the top grosser in tourist arrival in South Cotabato for the first quarter of 2021, the Arts, Culture, Tourism anf Museum (ACTM) Unit reported. SG Farm located in Sitio Glandang, Barangay Kablon of said town, registered 41,164 visitors …

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Community pantry: “Not yet necessary in SouthCot” – Gov. Tamayo

KORONADAL CITY- The putting-up of the community pantry in this city shows that the Bayanihan spirit still exists however South Cotabato Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo Jr. laments that with the surge of the Covid-19  in the province, said the initiative is not yet fitted. The community pantry recently put up, inspired by the Maginhawa community …

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Pvet strengthens rabies vaccination program as number of dog bites increase

KORONADAL, SOUTH COTABATO- The Provincial Veterinary Office continues its effort for rabies vaccination program across the province as the number of dog bites increase. According to the record of Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) there are 31 sample heads submitted for laboratory test and it came out that out of this number 18 are positive …

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SouthCot recovers from tourist drought as 400k visitors swarm in FQ 2021

The province of South Cotabato has finally recovered from drought of tourist arrivals as 434,706 domestic and foreign tourists visited the province from January 1 – March 31 this year, the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit reported. South Cotabato suffered from a low first quarter tourist arrivals performance last year of 93,721 in …

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Simple celebration of Tnalak fest underway in South Cotabato

Preparations are underway for this year’s  55th Foundation Anniversary and 22nd Tnalak Festival as the Executive Committee meeting holds its first meeting today to plan out activities for the much-awaited festival on July 18 this year. Provincial Administrator Atty. Renette Bergado said the festival will be observed in a very simple way and events to …

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Deped South Cotabato receives additional assistance for school priority needs

KORONADAL, SOUTH COTABATO- In line with the free education program of the Provincial Government of South Cotabato (PGSC), the Department of Education – South Cotabato announces the program status and the list of schools with financial assistance (first trance) from the province. OIC-Assistant Schools Division Superintendent Ruth L. Estacio PhD, CESO VI directed all the …

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“No collection policy” decreases dropouts rate in SouthCot

Drop out rate for public elementary and secondary schools in South Cotabato has significantly decreased during the administration of Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo Jr. with the full implementation of the “No Collection Policy”  under the Free Education program which is one of the flagship programs in the province. Based on the End-of-School-Year (EOSY) Data for …

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DAR chief awards 967 CLOAs to 1,389 beneficiaries in SouthCot

KORONADAL CITY – At least 1389 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) from South Cotabato were able to receive from Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Atty. John R. Castriciones a total of 967 Certificate of Land Ownership Awards (CLOA) during the Regionwide CLOA distribution held earlier today at the South Cotabato Gym and Cultural Center this …

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