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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Two suspected drug personalities were killed when they reportedly resisted as lawmen served search warrants in Polomolok town, South Cotabato province on Thursday.
Garcia Municipal Gymnasium in Midsayap, Cotabato Province on February 15 and 16.
COTABATO, Philippines More than 200 families have been displaced as firefights between soldiers and Islamic State-inspired militants resumed in Carmen, Cotabato province on Tuesday.
Citing "atrocities and other potential acts of terrorism which might strike the peace and order situation in our area", Mendoza said she is "planning to implement curfew hours in the whole Cotabato Province starting 10:00 o'clock in the evening until 5:00 o'clock in the morning.
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.
Leopoldo Galon said an improvised explosive device blew up in a Rural Transit Bus as it was about to make a stop at the bus terminal in Carmen town in North Cotabato Province at around 10:25 a.
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.
Security forces said on Tuesday that Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fighters torched property and planted landmines as they began withdrawing from villages and towns in North Cotabato province on the southern island of Mindanao on Tuesday.