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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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Cotabato was founded as an empire province by the American colonial government.
Meanwhile, Cotabato City officials said the metropolis also received eight awards during the ceremony.
Lanao Sur, Cotabato execs pool efforts versus dengue !-- -- John Unson (Philstar.com) - August 16, 2019 - 3:43pm COTABATO CITY, PhilippinesThe provincial governments of Lanao del Sur and North Cotabato are scrambling to address the high prevalence of dengue cases now in both provinces.
In addition, the city will also give aid to the municipalities of San Isidro, Davao Oriental (P300,000); Alabel, Sarangani (P300,000); Matalam, Cotabato (P300,000); Alamada, Cotabato (P300,000); Aleosan, North Cotabato (P300,000); Magpet, Cotabato (P300,000); Pigcawayan, Cotabato (P300,000); Mlang, Cotabato (P300,000); Pikit, Cotabato (P300,000); Tulunan, Cotabato (P300,000); Arakan, Cotabato (P300,000); Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat (P300,000); Lutayan, Sultan Kudarat (P300,000); Paracelis, Mountain Province (P300,000); Dupax del Norte (P300,000); Santa Barbara, Iloilo (P300,000); Janiuay, Iloilo (P300,000); and Maasin, Iloilo (P300,000).
Under House Bill 8880, the woman lawmaker is seeking to declare Cotabato City as the BARMM capital.
And with my recent visits lately, Cotabato or Kutawato has easily and effortlessly charmed itself into my heart.
Government officials, the military and even election officials allegedly conspired with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) ahead of a January 21 referendum to ensure Cotabato City would fall under the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Barmm), Cotabato City Mayor Frances Cynthia Guiani Sayadi claimed yesterday.
Summary: Cotabato [Philippines], Dec 31 (ANI): At least two people were killed and 23 others injured in an explosion outside a shopping mall in Cotabato city on Monday.
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.