Photo Journal

Mayor Beng Climaco joins the Muslim community in breaking the fast during the Grand Iftar initiated by the City Government Wednesday in Recodo. — Joey Bautista

Mayor Beng Climaco leads the inspection of the Lamisahan bridge on the sidelight of her Dia del Alcalde activity in the barangay Thursday. — Joey Bautista

District 1 Congressman Lobregat hosts the 11th Pagbukah at Garden Orchid Hotel with Ustadz Adnam Napii, Ustadz Sakur Abdurakman, Ustadz Marwan Gajir and Prof. Ali Yacub, Al-Hj.

Mayor Beng Climaco, DILG Regional Director Atty. Faizal Abutazil, PLDT business head Jimmy Chua and 5th Special Action Force Commander PCI Reynald Ariño display the memorandum of agreement forged Thursday that will pave the way for the upgrading and expansion of the 117 facility. Also in photo are members of

Sta. Catalina Barangay Chairman Jimmy Villaflores (inset) on the podium showing the tax map of Sta Catalina during the Council committee hearing on the barangay boundaries within Zamboanga City Thursday. — Remus Ong

The PNP in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) started sealing the muzzles of its personnel’s firearms so that they will not fire their guns in revelry during the celebration of Eidl Fitr (Hariraya) on Tuesday. — Richard Falcatan

Sr. Supt. Severino B. Agustin, Highway Patrol Group-9 chief, shows to reporters a manual of the Philippine National Police Patrol Plan 2030, governance Roadmap of the PNP which is an upgraded version of the ITP. — Remus Ong

Farmer disperses tilapia fingerlings, donated by the Maguindanao provincial government, in a fish cage in Barangay Busligan in Datu Salibo town, scene of bloody encounters between soldiers and Moro rebels from between 2000 to 2008. — Felix Ostrea

The Zamboanga Blood Council led by Mayor Beng Climaco in coordination with the Rotary Club of Zamboanga and Philippine Red Cross-Zamboanga recognized 10 “bloodiest” barangays for their steadfast support to the blood services program during ceremonies held recently. — Joey Bautista

Mayor Beng Climaco leads in the unveiling of the upgraded and expanded 117 Call Center at the Sunken Garden fronting City Hall, July 24. — Joey Bautista

Zamboangueño worker abducted in Sulu fre…

28 Jul 2014 Hits:35 Top stories

Remigio Lingayan, one of the two Zamboangueños kidnapped in Patikul, Sulu last June, was released unharmed in Sulu at past 11 a.m. yesterday. His brother-in-law Joselito Gonzales, however, could not be located. He was said to have separated from Lingayan during an encounter between government troops and Abu Sayyaf gunmen holding them sometime last month. The release was made possible through negotiations by Lingayan’s relatives with the support of police and military authorities and the Office of Sulu Vice Gov. Sakur Tan. Lingayan’s wife Analiza together with four members of her family proceeded to Jolo yesterday morning where they met with Remigio after... Read more

Inside Stories

DOST-FNRI rolls out nutrition improveme…

27 Jul 2014 Hits:13 Inside Stories

The Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST) as the government’s lead agency in food and nutrition research and development, is mandated to define the Filipino citizenry’s nutritional status.  This mandate is through the periodic conduct of the National Nutrition Surveys (NNS) and the... Read more


COMMENTARY: BBL, impounded for alterati…

28 Jul 2014 Hits:17 Opinions

BY Vicente R. Solis, Lawyer   Last Monday in this daily, I wrote “that recently the MILF and government peace panels had to resume their meetings to deal with and resolve on certain issues raised by the President’s legal staff on the draft Basic Law, a clear indication that nothing is final... Read more

Social Whirl

Masadya gid sang ZICANAG

23 Jul 2014 Hits:69 Social Whirl

Masadya gid sang ZICANAG

For Ilonggo speaking people, they can understand Social Whirl headline. It means so much fun with ZICANAG. And it happened last Sunday, July 20, at the  Zamboanga Golf and Beach when the officers and members of Circulo ZICANAG (Zamboanga Ilonggo Circle from Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, Negros... Read more

PEP Talk

WMSU High School '89 ran with a purpose

24 Jul 2014 Hits:124 Pep Talk

WMSU High School '89  ran with a purpose

  The Western Mindanao State University (WMSU) Silver Jubilarians High School Class of 1989, in celebration of the university's 2014 Grand Alumni Homecoming, welcomed its batch mates with a fun run with a purpose, "Run for Fun," last July 6.  The funds raised will be used for projects for their beloved... Read more