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Cotabato

(kōtäbä`tō), city (1990 pop. 127,065), Maguindanao prov., W Mindanao, the Philippines, near the mouth of the Mindanao River on Moro Gulf. It has long been a Muslim center. Its port serves a vast, fertile farm area which, as the object of a government colonization program, has had a great population increase since World War II. Cotabato prov. is a focus of coffee cultivation and has important pineapple and peanut crops. Rubber is also produced, and lumbering is a major industry. The provincial capital is Pagalungan.
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Meanwhile, Lito Fernandez, DepEd Cotabato Schools Division Program Coordinator informed that together with Datu Inda Elementary School, other winners include; Bolton Elementary School Cultural Dance Ensemble, Pantungan Elementary School Dance, Arts and Literary Development (DALID) Troupe,P.
Power outages in central Mindanao that plunged Cotabato City, Maguindanao, and North Cotabato provinces into darkness ended at two on Saturday morning because the Cotabato Light and Power Company managed to source electricity from a sub-station in Tacurong immediately after the simultaneous bombing of steel transmission towers of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines in Pikit, North Cotabato at 11pm on Friday night, police chief inspector Sindato Karim said in a report to the police headquarters in Metro Manila's suburban Quezon City on Saturday.
By Moh I Sduddin/Manila In contrast to previous rotational brownout, power outages in Mindanao have worsened with daily brownout durations of eight to nine hours, particularly in Kidapawan City and North Cotabato province.
COTABATO -- Two roadside bombs exploded in the southern Philippines on Wednesday, one of which wounded seven soldiers, police said, in the latest attack to hit the restive region.
COTABATO (TAP) - The death toll from a powerful bomb that hit a southern Philippine city rose to eight on Tuesday, police said.
Summary: A powerful bomb exploded at the centre of the southern Philippines city of Cotabato on .
A Cotabato police officer said that the eight children were injured from two villages in Carmen town were hurt by falling debris and landslides.
The children from two villages in Carmen town were hurt by falling debris and landslides, according to a Cotabato police officer.
Libutan Legends marched to their fourth win in five games while Malco Cotabato recovered from defeat in its last game in the Samahang Basketbolistang Maguindanaon sa Riyadh (SBMR) 3rd Conference dubbed LBC Kingdom Cup 2012 at the Zahid Tractor Gym in Nasseem on the outskirts of Riyadh.
There are also updates for the major and minor streets in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Palawan, Negros Oriental, Maguindanao, North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato, and Cotabato City.
outside his parish in Arakan town in North Cotabato province.
An army spokesman said four of the suspects were captured on Saturday in a raid in Cotabato city on the southern island of Mindanao.