Photo Journal

City Council yesterday session was presided by Concilor Roel ì Elongî Natividad. Allen Abastillas

The Humanitarian Hero award nominees (L-R) Gloria Cabacungan, Aaron Aspi, Joy Maluyo, Cesar Bautista, Ana Liza Pasacao, Reynor Imperial, Arlo Ramos pose with their plaques. Photo by David Lozada/ RapplerROLE MODELS. The Humanitarian Hero award nominees (L-R) Gloria Cabacungan, Aaron Aspi, Joy Maluyo, Cesar Bautista, Ana Liza Pasacao, Reynor Imperial

Guests to the MYPEACE Project Launch, led by Mr Macon Phillips of the US State Department listen to Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde's greetings of peace and solidarity during a program at the Sarang Bangon Center Tuesday morning.

Mayor Beng Climaco with Mayor Alfred Romualdez of Tacloban City, Usec. Danilo Antonio of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery, Mr. Ramon Isberto of the Corporate Network for Disaster Response and Mr. Rene Meily of the Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation during the Management Association of the

Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde Monday night welcomes to City Hall visitors and guests participating in the 11th Brunei-Indnesia-Malaysia-Philippinee East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) joint tourism Development Cluster meeting.

Families affected by calamities receive cash assistance from the City Government during distribution rites spearheaded by Mayor Beng Climaco and representatives from the City Social Welfare and Development Office and City Treasurer's Office, Thursday in City Hall.

Cong. Celso Lobregat briefs religious and lay leaders of the Catholic Church from all over Mindanao regarding the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law on the third day of the Mindanao-Sulu Pastoral Council held at the Centro Latino from Oct. 20-23.

Mayor Beng Climaco joins Catholic religious and lay leaders from all over MIndanao during the candle lighting ceremony held as a highlight in the 15th Mindanao-Sulu Pastoral Council Wednesday night at the Centro Pastoral in Gov. Camins.

Health Regional Director Dr. Nimfa Torrizo and other officials pose during the recent Child Health Summit.

2 shot dead in separate east coast gun …

25 Oct 2014 Hits:28 Top stories

Two men were killed in separate gun attacks in Mercedes and Boalan Thursday night. Arnel Casimiro y Araneta, 37,married, of Lumbayao, Mercedes, and a driver of habal-habal, was shot and killed by his passenger who took his motorcycle around 7:30 p.m. Initial investigation disclosed that Casimiro picked at the intersection of Mercedes and Talabaan a male passenger who told him to  drive him to  the interior of Sitio Mulu-Muluan. The passenger told Araneta to stop at a dimly lit part of Mulu-Muluan, near a tamarind tree, where he shot twice in the head. When Casimiro fell on the ground, another man appeared from the... Read more

Inside Stories

SRPI P10M due to Ecozone

25 Oct 2014 Hits:18 Inside Stories

After a two-year exploratory period, San Ramon Power Incorporated (SRPI) in its communication to the ZAMBOECOZONE and Freeport Authority last January 15, 2013, declared the suitability of the designated 30-hectare area at the  ZAMBOECOZONE Second Industrial Park and expressed its intent to pursue its estimated P8.85 billion project to build... Read more


Character is an essential requirement

25 Oct 2014 Hits:13 Opinions

By REMEDIOS F. MARMOLEÑO   Every day I wait for the Manila paper so I can read for myself  what new developments there are in the on-going saga of “Mr. Deny”  VP Jejomar Binay. Even if he denies all the charges against him I am still amazed at the number of wrong... Read more

Social Whirl

WMSU Pres. Dr. Milabel Enriquez-Ho in Wo…

20 Oct 2014 Hits:61 Social Whirl

WMSU Pres. Dr. Milabel Enriquez-Ho in Women’s Journal Magazine October 2014 issue

Women’s Journal, Philippine’s prime national magazine about women, has Western Mindanao State University president Dr. Milabel Enriquez-Ho in its’ October 2014 front cover. Written and photos by Rene Bisquera, he wrote about the personality, achievements, and the accomplishments of Dr. Ho as a nurse, educator, academic entrepreneur, and her role... Read more

PEP Talk

Sefi Curada of WMSU PAO in Focus: Badjao…

25 Oct 2014 Hits:18 Pep Talk

Sefi Curada of WMSU PAO in Focus: Badjao Photo Exhibit

Badjaos as iconic photo shoot models? Yes, possible. Thanks to the advocacy campaign of Anak Mindanao (AMIN) in coordination with an NGO, Pinay Kilos (PINK), against racial and ethnic discrimination, the stunning and striking features of the marginalized Badjaos of Zamboanga are shown in an on-going photo exhibit. Indeed,... Read more