Cotabato News

Saturday 30th August 2014
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Cotabato Facts


Population: Approx 112,934
Longitude: 124.25
Latitude: 7.23
Street Map: Click Here
Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Cotobato
(about 4 miles away)

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News Headlines

Cotabato City is among top 50 most competitive cities in PH
COTABATO CITY, Philippines -- The city still emerged as among the most competitive cities in the country for 2014 despite the bad perceptions due to the incidence of violence here, such as the August 19 bomb blast that injured several people.   The competitiveness index is a yearly endeavor by the government-and-privately-led National Competitiveness Council, which aims to "promote a more ...
Landslides, floods in Maguindanao, North Cotabato due to rains
COTABATO CITY -- A boy was killed and three others were injured in a landslide triggered by incessant rain in Upi, Maguindanao. The rains also left many areas of Pagalungan town, also in Maguindanao, under water, prompting local authorities to declare a state of calamity. Josefina Daluco, Upi's municipal disaster risk reduction and management council officer, said the landslide took place in ...
Teaching the Lumad people: A fulfillment
Matalam, North Cotabato – For more than a decade, Rey Magullado, a lowly teacher, spent his “fruitful” years helping the Lumad people in one of the remotest villages in North Cotabato to alleviate their plight. Magullado would travel almost a day just to reach a tribal community school at Sitio Pangipasan in Barangay Lampayan, a […]
Ombudsman orders dismissal of South Cotabato municipal treasurer
A South Cotabato municipal treasurer has been sacked for failing to account for more that P700,000 in public funds, along with falsifying official receipts, the Office of the Ombudsman said Wednesday.
Rapid river tubing highlights Cotabato centennial
The team from Alamada, a hinterland town in North Cotabato, won in this year’s rapid river tubing competition dubbed “Lumba-anay sa Salbabida” in line with the celebration of province’s centennial. The competition was held along the Alamada-Libungan River, part of the Rio Grande de Mindanao. With proper skills, training, and teamwork, Richard Quilmot, Joey Tamayo, and Noel Calud of Team Malatong ...
De Lima to be at Cotabato Centennial
Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima will grace the Cotabato centennial foundation anniversary celebration’s finale on September 1 as its guest of honor. Cotabato Governor Emmylou “Lala” J. Taliño-Mendoza said she regards De Lima’s presence as additional momentum for various festivities planned out by host celebrants for one year. Mendoza said she and other organizers of the celebration chose De ...
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Sports Headlines

Sports tribunal bans Brazilian clubs
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's sports tribunal on Friday banned Icasa from the Brazilian league's second division and Botafogo of Paraiba from the third division after they filed lawsuits in civil courts to try to reverse decisions made in the sports sphere.
Welsh Rugby Union agrees £60m 'peace deal' with regions
Welsh rugby's bitter civil war appeared to be at an end on Thursday after it was announced that a six-year £60 million ($100 million, 75 million euros) agreement had been struck between the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) and the country's four professional regional teams. The regions and the WRU have been locked in a dispute over the funding and structure of the professional game in Wales for more than ...
RFU-Premiership World Cup talks 'encourage' IRB chief
International Rugby Board chief executive Brett Gosper said Thursday he was optimistic a deal between England's Rugby Football Union and the country's Premiership clubs would be agreed ahead of next year's World Cup. England, the birthplace of rugby union, will stage the eighth edition of the World Cup in September and October 2015. With the preceding English season due to end in May, the ...
Baseball Capsules
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Yasmani Grandal singled in the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Friday night.
KO format adopted in Peace Cup meet
The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) yesterday turned the format of the four-team Peace Cup into a knockout-style tournament due to a new regulation imposed recently by the International Football Federation (FIFA). PFF said in a statement that the change was made after FIFA reminded all participating teams to follow a rule that allows teams to play a maximum of two matches during the ...
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