Cotabato

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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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She was born and raised as a devout Muslim, in a village known as Pikit in North Cotabato province.
These areas are the current provinces and cities in the ARMM, the cities of Isabela and Cotabato, six municipalities in Lanao del Norte, and 39 barangays in six municipalities of Cotabato province.
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.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the epicenter was 10 kilometers west of Carmen in the North Cotabato province.
Rice and corn farmer Datumanong Manial brought his family to the center of Aleosan town in North Cotabato province last Monday to participate in the government's "peace mission" following the Oct.
The victims were watching a cockfight in the village of Lawili in North Cotabato province, 930 kilometres south of Manila, when the blast occurred, dpa reported.
outside his parish in Arakan town in North Cotabato province.
The shipment, which came from Cotabato province on the southern island of Mindanao, was supposedly intended for a foreign destination, according to Alvarez, noting that the Filipino-Chinese shipper's core business was the export of marine products to Taiwan.
In Batiocan, Libungan, in North Cotabato province, GEM built a two-lane concrete barangay bridge to replace the makeshift wooden footbridge across Demapaco Creek.
Orlando De Guzman, reporting for Al Jazeera from Cotabato province which borders Datu Piang, said entire villages had become "free-fire zones" as the military stepped up its campaign against the separatists, who have pillaged several towns and villages themselves.
Security forces said Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels had begun withdrawing from villages and towns in North Cotabato province on the southern island of Mindanao mid-morning yesterday, torching property and planting mines.
An initial investigation found that the minibus, carrying at least 20 passengers, overtook another vehicle and smashed into the 10-wheel truck on a curved section of a highway in the town of Carmen, Cotabato Province, said provincial police chief Senior Supt.