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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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Menard Cui, whom the rebels seized on December 28, 2017, in nearby President Roxas, North Cotabato.
Chief Superintendent Marcelo Morales of PRO-12 said Sunday that police were forced to neutralize Ruben Porsuelo and Bobong Jamelo when they fired at the teams approaching their hideouts in Polomolok town in South Cotabato.
Suspected communist rebels set off a roadside bomb in President Roxas, North Cotabato, injuring a soldier driving an Army truck, the police said Sunday.
The price of alumahan per kg was higher by P40 in Butuan City and by P10 in Cabanatuan City, Tacloban City and Cotabato City.
OIC-Regional Director Basir Ibrahim said the amphex, which are intended for Cotabato II District Engineering Office were immediately deployed to Rio Grande de Mindanao and started operations on Thursday (August 31) at Olandang Bridge in Midsayap, North Cotabato.
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.
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.
Summary: A powerful bomb exploded at the centre of the southern Philippines city of Cotabato on .
The blast took place Thursday morning on the Kabacan-Matalam national highway in the town of Matalam in North Cotabato, on the island of Mindanao.
Archbishop Orlando Quevedo of Cotabato called on other religious leaders to denounce "the dastardly act of the basest kind" noting the "untold suffering" it has brought innocent families.
Makilala, North Cotabato - Police have launched a manhunt against a truck driver whose vehicle plowed to death four motorists along the section of the Davao-Cotabato highway here Thursday.
NORTH COTABATO, Philippines A 10-wheeler truck rammed three motorcycles in Makilala, North Cotabato yesterday morning, leaving four people dead.