Photo Journal

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

Zamcelco Vice President Rudy Lim explains his opinion on the procurement of modular  gensets during a board meeting early this week. — MLF

Mayor Beng Climaco Wednesday afternoon convenes the Local School Board that includes City Schools OIC Supt. Pete Natividad to discuss pressing issues concerning the education sector. — Eugene Elnar

A reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during the Hinuklog Lenten street play in Medina town, Misamis Oriental on Good Friday, April 18, 2014. — MindaNews photo by Froilan Gallardo

Hundreds of catholic faithfuls join the Good Friday procession and hundreds more watch it from the Immaculate Conception Cathedral going through downtown streets and back to the cathedral amid tight security due to terror threats. Similar processions were held in the different barangays in Zamboanga City. — Roy Ramos

Mayor Beng Climaco leads city government officials and employees in meditating the Way of the Cross at the Climaco Freedom Park in Abong-abong during the holy week. — Garnet Francisco

Mayor Beng Climaco Monday swears in Ma. Socorro “Sokee” Roxas as the new City Social Welfare and Development Officer, as DSWD Regional Director Zenaida Arevalo, CSWDO Division Chief Evelyn Las Marias, GSO head Engr. Rene de la Cruz and other department head witness the ceremony. — Joey Bautista

3CL Columbus Cataylo, PMA 2017 Class President, is assisted by PMA staff in presenting to Mayor Beng Climaco a token of appreciation for the warm welcome to PMA cadets in City Hall Monday. The cadets are in the city in line with their Southern Cruise 2014. — Joey Bautista

4 female store employees seek justice f…

23 Apr 2014 Hits:62 Top stories

City Legal Officer Jesus Carbon has advised four female store workers who complained that they were allegedly maltreated by their foreigner supervisor to seek legal action for them to get justice. In an interview with DZT yesterday, May-An Palacio, 21, married, of Sta. Maria, Mary Mhae Rebollos, 20, single, of Tugbungan, Jenelyn Opendoreyes, 22, of Balinsungay, Mercedes and Janice Estopia, 26, of Tumaga, all employees of Makers Shop Center, said they have already filed a formal complaint with the police against Aaron Dy, Makers store supervisor. Palacio said she was five months pregnant last February when she suffered miscarriage due to over... Read more

Inside Stories

OWWA-9 successfully conducts trainings …

25 Apr 2014 Hits:3 Inside Stories

Last April 14 and 15, 2014, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Regional Welfare Office IX (OWWA-9) successfully conducted a 2-day training on Organizational Development Training (ODT), Entrepreneurship Development Training (EDT), Financial Literacy and Values Formation (Personality Development as an Entrepreneur) among OFWs at Bajamunde, Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte. The training was... Read more


KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS: Release Napoles a…

25 Apr 2014 Hits:5 Opinions

BY Atty. BATAS MAURICIO   LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… the truth shall make you free…” (Jesus Christ, our God and Savior, in John 8:32, the Holy Bible). * * * * RELEASE NAPOLES AFFIDAVIT NOW, LACSON URGED: If Rehabilitation Secretary and former Senator Panfilo Lacson is really concerned that the list of congressmen and senators... Read more

Social Whirl

Miss Zamboanga City aims Miss Philippine…

22 Apr 2014 Hits:44 Social Whirl

Miss Zamboanga City aims Miss Philippines 2014 Crown

Miss Zamboanga City 2013 Margie Alatan is our city’s bet for the coveted Miss Philippines-Earth 2014. This is an annual beauty and brain search for the most beautiful and environmentally-friendly woman in the Philippines. The winner will serve as the Ambassador to environmental protection campaigns in the country, and represent... Read more

PEP Talk

PMA’ers visit Zamboanga City

23 Apr 2014 Hits:34 Pep Talk

PMA’ers visit Zamboanga City

My parents were excited last Monday evening and told me the amazing silent drill of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) they witnessed that day at Paseo del Mar. It was inspiring to see the snappy young 195 cadets in their neat uniform and snappy formation they told me (4 of... Read more