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Malaysian Investors set to come to Cotabato City

Top executives of 3 of the largest business groups in the State of Johor, Malaysia are set to attend a business forum in Cotabato City later this month.

This business forum aims to build a bridge that will connect local producers and business groups to Johor and reach a larger market. The group of investors includes officials from the ISKANDAR Regional Development Authority, Johor Corporation, IMCoop--the three big players in Johor.



Malaysian Groups expressed intent to invest in Cotabato City

DSCF3123Business groups in the state of Johor, Malaysia are eyeing the possibility of putting up big investments in Cotabato City.

Heeding an invitation given by the Secretary General of Johor, Malaysia, City Mayor Japal Guiani, Jr. together with City Administrator Dr. Danda N. Juanday, went to the country and was able to talk with several business groups, including Iskandar Regional Development Authority, the planning arm of Johor's State Government.



Job opportunities continue to open for Cotabatenios

As one of the biggest investments in Cotabato City is set to open on November, more job openings are available for Cotabatenios this year.

PureGold Incorporated, one of the biggest hypermarket franchises in the country, is currently on the process of hiring more or less 250 employees, both direct and indirect. Last October 5-7, it has conducted interviews for potential applicants at the People's Palace's lobby, with the coordination from the local government of Cotabato thru its PESO.



Mayor Guiani welcomes Philippine Army Special Forces to Cotabato City

IMG_7817City Mayor Japal J. Guiani, Jr, along with the 37 Barangay Chairmen, welcomes the incoming forces of of the Joint Task Force Kampilan, headed by the Special Forces who will be replacing the Marine Battalion Landing Team 1 in Cotabato City.



State of the City Address boasts of positive economic growth of Cotabato City

IMG_7468The recently conducted State of the City Address boasted on the increasing revenue collection of the city government, pouring of investments and projects from different national line agencies, and all the major accomplishments of the local government in the past years under the administration of Mayor Japal J. Guiani, Jr.

As introduction to the speech, Mayor Guiani  looked back on all the happenings in the years 2012 and 2013. He expressed his sympathies to those who are affected by the strong earthquake that struck Bohol and also to the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda in the Visayas.



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