Region XII scales-up critical action in the first 1000 days of life through Tutok Kainan Supplementation Program

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato – The first two years and seven months of life referred to as the First 1,000 Days in the life of a child, is a critical period and the best period to address the prevalence of all forms of malnutrition.  The Tutok Kainan Supplementation Program aims to address the high rate continue reading

PhP 1.8 billion budget programmed for SOCCSKSARGEN General Hospital in 2022

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato– Republic Act 11102 signed into law on October 26, 2018 by President Rodrigo R. Duterte mandates the establishment of the SOCCSKSARGEN General Hospital (SGH) in Surallah, South Cotabato and appropriates funds therefor.   The said law paved the way for the conversion of the Upper Valley Community Hospital located in Surallah, South continue reading

Region XII gets ready for COVID-19 Vaccination

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato – During its first quarter meeting on February 24, 2021 conducted via videoconference, the Regional Social Development Committee (RSDC) XII listened to the briefing of DOH XII on its COVID-19 vaccination campaign, including an assessment of the readiness of local government units to undertake the series of activities. COVID-19 pandemic affected continue reading

Region 12 lawmakers vow to push funding of the FY 2022 priority programs and projects of 8 major agencies in the region

KORONADAL CITY – The representatives of the eight (8) congressional districts in Region 12, or SOCCSKSARGEN Region, are to forge ahead with the respective central offices of the eight (8) major agencies in the region that presented their priority programs and projects for the Fiscal Year 2022 before the members of the Regional Development Council (RDC) XII – continue reading

RDC XII ENDORSES SOCCSKSARGEN BP2 REGIONAL ACTION PLAN AND CY 2022 ANNUAL INVESTMENT PROGRAM

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato – The Regional Development Council (RDC) XII officially adopted the Balik Probinsya, Balik Pag-asa (BP2) Regional Action Plan during its 71st Regular Meeting on 07 December 2020 via videoconference.   The Action Plan, the blueprint for the implementation of the BP2 Program in the SOCCSKSARGEN Region, was crafted by the BP2 Regional continue reading

DOST CARAGA and DAP Orient RDC XII on Project SPARTA

KORONADAL CITY, 11 December 2020 – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) of CARAGA Region and the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) oriented the Regional Development Council (RDC) XII on the Smarter Philippines through Data Analytics Research and Development, Training, and Adaptation (SPARTA) Project. In the said activity held via videoconferencing on December continue reading

Special BP2 Committee XII endorses the Regional BP2 Action Plan

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato – The Special Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa Committee XII endorsed the Regional BP2 Action Plan to the Regional BP2 Council XII during its 2nd virtual meeting on December 2, 2020. Secretary Isidro S. Lapeña of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Chairperson of the Special BP2 Committee XII, presided continue reading

RPMC XII FACILITATES 4TH QUARTER PROBLEM-SOLVING SESSION FOR FIVE (5) PROBLEMATIC PROJECTS IN THE REGION

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato – The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) XII, with the objective of accelerating the implementation of programs and projects in the region, conducted its 4th Quarter Virtual Meeting cum Problem-Solving Session (PSS) on November 19, 2020. Since actual field visit to projects is not yet feasible given the increasing number of continue reading

RLUC XII MEMBERS INSPIRE TO BECOME SAFE STREET SUPERHEROES

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato – Regional Land Use Committee (RLUC) XII held a webinar on making the streets a safe and vibrant environment for all on November 26, 2020. A street is a basic unit of urban space that allows people to experience and feel the beauty of a place. It provides opportunities for children continue reading

RDC XII hears Cityhood bids of Polomolok, Isulan, and Midsayap

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato – The cityhood aspirations of the municipalities of Polomolok in South Cotabato, Isulan in Sultan Kudarat, and Midsayap in the Province of Cotabato were among the major issues discussed during the CY 2020 Fourth Quarter Meeting of the Macro-Economy, Development Administration, and Finance Committee (MEDAFC) of the Regional Development Council (RDC) continue reading