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2018 Miss Universe Catriona Gray is “adopted daughter” of South Cotabato

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of South Cotabato approved on its regular session a resolution declaring 2018 Miss Universe Catriona Magnayon Gray as an “Adopted Daughter” of South Cotabato. The resolution provides that since the province is in constant effort in boosting its tourism industry, Miss Gray’s showcase of South Cotabato on its video presentation during the …

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South Cotabato hits record high in animal health permit collection

Koronadal City—South Cotabato generated at least P400, 000 because of the massive animal health certificate collection, a Provincial Veterinary Office report confirmed. Dr. Raul Teves, Laboratory and Regulatory Division Chief, said 600 permits were released in 2018. “The establishment of an animal transport checkpoint in Polomolok contributed to the sudden increase in transport permit collection,” …

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WB visits anew PRDP project in SouthCot

The World Bank evaluation team ensures farmer beneficiaries of the coffee project implemented under the Philippine Rural Development Project not only gained income but savings as well. But for Mang Kanor, he has surpassed the hand to mouth subsistence level but having bank savings is still far from reality for him and his family. These …

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SouthCot school national finalist for Outstanding BKD implementer

SouthCot school national finalist for Outstanding BKD implementer The Barkada Kontra Droga of Sto. Niño National High School is making a comeback as one of the strongest contenders for the Search for Outstanding BKD implementers for Secondary Schools for the school year 2017-2018 nationwide. Having been chosen as one of the finalists for the search, …

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SouthCot student-athletes to undergo 25-day training in prep for SRAA meet

The South Cotabato Athletic Association is set to start its 25-day training in preparation for the conduct of the Soccsksargen Regional Athletic Meet slated on February 17-22, 2019 at Kiamba, Sarangani province. At least 700 qualified South Cotabato athlete, coaches, assistant coaches, and management staff are set to join the training starting January 23- February …

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DA-12 to open loan facility to SouthCot farmers

KORONADAL CITY -The Department of Agriculture 12 (DA 12) through the Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC) is set to open its newest loan facility program to South Cotabato farmers dubbed as “Production Loan Easy Access” or PLEA. The PLEA program which was first availed by farmers in North Cotabato for the Socsksargen Area aims to …

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SP urges NFA to allocate more palay procurement funds to SouthCot farmers

Sangguniang Panlalawigan of South Cotabato urges the National Food Authority to allocate more funds for the procurement of palay in the province so that South Cotabato farmers can avail of the incentives following the decrease in the buying price of palay in the province creating more losses for the farmers. In an interview, NFA Regional …

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Four South Cotabato towns report decreasing firecracker-related injuries

Koronadal City—There is a decreasing number of fireworks-related injuries in four towns of South Cotabato in the last four years, according to a Provincial Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit report released recently. PESU observed large disparity of cases in the towns of Lake Sebu, Polomolok, Suralah and the City of Koronadal since 2015. Polomolok recorded 18 …

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South Cotabato sets to host 2019 Nat’l DAPC week celebration

The Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council of South Cotabato is up for another challenge as it sets to host the nationwide kick-off for the Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Week celebration in November this year. Early this weeek, the Dangerous Drugs Board has sent a letter to Governor Daisy P. Avance-Fuentes requesting the province to host …

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Cleanest & Greenest Household Final Evaluation slated Oct 26 in Lake Sebu

Ten (10) households are vying for the top spot in the Search for Cleanest and Greenest Household and another five (5) for Best Maintained Areas contest in the final evaluation slated on October 26 to 27 in Lake Sebu, an annual contest conducted by the Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) as part of their Lake …

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