Photo Journal

A car crashed onto the concrete barrier of Lobregat Highway Saturday seriously injuring the driver and other occupants. -- Dan Toribio Jr.

Mayor Beng Climaco Friday afternoon personally attends the medical needs of victims in the Guiwan explosion. -- Joey Bautista

Police, soldiers and civilians are bomb wary and alert in the wake of Friday's deadly bomb attack. Photo shows bomb experts examine a suspicious van left unattended for hours along Gov. Alvarez Avenue. -- FB photo by Raoul Reyes

Two armored personnel carriers from the Task Force Zamboanga on standby in support to the Zamboanga City Police Office in the of threat from the Abu Sayyaf. -- Allen Abastillas

President Aquino gets an actual briefing of the geographical situation of Guiwan from Mayor Beng Climaco and City Police Director Sr. Supt. Angelito Casimiro during the latter's visit to the blast site Sunday. -- City Hall photo

President Benigno Aquino III inspects the blast site outside Fantacy Club along Lobregat Highway in Guiwan during a visit in Zamboanga City Sunday. -- Hader Glang

Relatives of inmates mill outside the City Jail as authorities cancelled the visiting hours in the wake of President Aquino's inspection of the place yesterday. --  Remus Ong

Sr. Insp. Ryan Pabalinas (Right), one seven officers killed along with almost 50 police commandos in a deadly clash with MILF and BIFF forces in Maguindanao . This photo was taken in 2012 when Pabalinas was the Special Action Force 2nd Company commander based in Isabela City. With him in

The Mazda sedan driven by Betle Jon Baraquias when he was shot by a gunman at the entrance road of Canelar Moret. -- Brigada Radyo photo

Mayor Beng Climaco together with City Administrator Antonio Orendain Jr. and City Health Officer Rodel Agbulos receives from the National Anti-Poverty Commission a plaque for the city's all-encompassing anti-poverty programs.

Judge’s son shot, wounded

27 Jan 2015 Hits:44 Top stories

The son of a judge who has reportedly been receiving threats recently was shot and seriously wounded at the entrance  road of Canelar Moret yesterday afternoon. Betlejon Baraquias, 21, a political science student of the Western Mindanao State University and son of Judge Betle Ian Baraquias, sustained multiple  bullet wounds in the body and was taken to the hospital aboard the multicab vehicle of Barangay Canelar. Baraquias was shot by a gunman aboard a motorcycle. He was driving a Mazda sedan coming from the interior of Canelar Moret when a gunman seated on a Honda XRM motorcycle parked along the road got... Read more

Inside Stories


27 Jan 2015 Hits:10 Inside Stories

Ø Mayor Beng Climaco thanked President Aquino for his visit to Zamboanga City Sunday, January 25, to know firsthand the city’s security concerns and rehabilitation efforts. “Zamboanga City must be very blessed and special that the president cannot contain himself but to be with us personally in our time of... Read more


TICKLE ME PINK: Sharing my thoughts

27 Jan 2015 Hits:13 Opinions

BY BETTY ELAGO   Can’t imagine why DSWD have to hide the poor from Pope Francis! Yes it’s true they were hidden in a resort, letting their stay enjoyable and comfortable, as they were allowed to use all the amenities that the hotel offers, but gosh, Pope Francis would have wanted to... Read more

Social Whirl

Zamboangueña ad model Ivy de Barras-Lau…

27 Jan 2015 Hits:23 Social Whirl

 Zamboangueña ad model Ivy de Barras-Laughton in The Kuwait Times

Zamboangueña Ivy de Barras-Laughton continues to bring pride to Zamboanga City as a high-end ads model in Kuwait. A nurse by profession ( a graduate of Western Mindanao State University), she is also a gifted and an artistic person. She sings well, she takes good pictures, a sought-after host, a... Read more

PEP Talk

Relationship of community involvement in…

26 Jan 2015 Hits:22 Pep Talk

Relationship of community involvement in health management in today’s changing climate scenario

With the unpredictable climate atmosphere we are experiencing nowadays, there seems to an alarming rise of health concerns in the barangay level.  Leaders of this community must be aware of it so they will know what to do. And Pep Talk is glad there is an NGO (non-government organization) that... Read more