Photo Journal

Canadian priest Fr. Arthur Winikoff has continued feeding street people in Zamboanga City.Winikoff said more and more poor and hungry street adults and children are given arroz caldo and bread by the Our Blessed Mother of Victory Mission Foundation (OBMVMF), which operates and manages the St Francis House orphanage in

District 2 Councilor Elong Natividad inspires thousands of students and OSYs during the orientation of SPES program at the City Coliseum. Also in photo are Councilors Mel Sadain, Pin-Pin Pareja and Kim Elago. — Monch L. Follosco

Mayor Beng Climaco together with City Administrator Antonio Orendain Jr. convene the security sector led by City Police OIC Director Col. Angelito Casimiro Thursday morning to firm up plans for the Holy Week, April 16-19. — Eugene Elnar

The transfer of the IDs (evacuees) from the R.T. Lim boulevard to the Mampang Elementary School went on smoothly and orderly yesterday. — Hermie Ventura

Mayor Beng Climaco Thursday spearheads the unveiling of 5 rehabilitated classrooms at the Zamboanga East Central School, a project initiated by the business community in the city. — Eugene Elnar

File photo of Abu Sayyaf militants equipped with high powered firearms.

Mayor Beng Climaco and education officials during the unveiling of five rehabilitated classrooms  at the Zamboanga East Central School, a project initiated by the city’s business community. — Eugene Elnar

Wesmincom chief Lt. Gen. Rustico O. Guerrero and 1st Infantry Division chiefMaj. Gen. Felicito Virgilio M Trinidad Jr AFP pin the award of Wounded Personnel Medals to one of 28 soldiers wounded in action clash with the ASG in Basilan April 11.

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima

Mayor Beng Climaco engages with home-based internally displaced persons (IDPs) during the 5th information caravan series held at the City Coliseum in Tetuan Tuesday, April 15. — Eugene Elnar

3 kidnap suspects fall

20 Apr 2014 Hits:22 Top stories

Three notorious wanted persons linked to a kidnap-for-ransom group were arrested in Alicia, Zamboanga Sibugay last Monday afternoon. Nabbed were Abral Abdusalam, brother of Waning Abdusalam (leader of a kidnapping group), Rating Hadjirul and Kismir Hadjirul alias Mamoy. They were arrested at the residence of Hadjirul around 5 p.m. Police said the three suspects were arrested by men of the Provincial Intelligence branch of Zamboanga Sibugay Police Provincial Office, Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Public Safety Company, Alicia Police Station, Mabuhay Police Station. The arrest was made on the strength of a warrant issued by Judge Josefino P Bael of the Regional Trial Court... Read more

Inside Stories

Abong-Abong on Holy Week for sacrifice,…

12 Apr 2014 Hits:81 Inside Stories

Archdiocesan Administrator Monsignor Crisologo Manongas has reminded the public especially the Catholic faithful that going to Mount Abong-Abong during the Holy Week must be for sacrifice or penitence and not for a picnic. Manongas issued the reminder as he noticed that most of those who climb Mount Abong-Abong nowadays are for... Read more


KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS: Who benefits from …

20 Apr 2014 Hits:8 Opinions

BY Atty. BATAS MAURICIO   LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God—children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God…” (John 1:12-13, the Holy Bible). *... Read more

Social Whirl

More happy years, Nenie Abendan

13 Apr 2014 Hits:97 Social Whirl

  More happy years, Nenie Abendan

My good friend and one of Zamboanga City’s beautiful women, Gloria “Nenie” Marcos-Abendan, turned another leaf at Kape Zambo, city’s best intimate party place, last Friday April 11, 2014.  She spent the night with two of her best friends, Dr. Mila Fernandez and Dr. Rose Jamco. It was a simple... Read more

PEP Talk

IdeaSpace bringing business ideas into r…

16 Apr 2014 Hits:56 Pep Talk

IdeaSpace bringing business ideas into realities

One of the national government agencies I admired in Western Mindanao is the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-IX. Two years ago, January 20, 2012, it was honored by President Benigno S. Aquino III with the 2012 Philippine Quality Award – an award that recognizes an organization competence of international... Read more