Photo Journal

Abu Sayyaf suspect Edwin Sawaldi Y Siarot

Arena Blanco Grade 7 students, teachers, faculty and principal join Mayor Beng Climaco and Councilor BG Guingona in a pose after the distribution of bags as part of the mayor’s personal advocacy on education.— Joey Bautista

The Boy Scouts of the Philippines’ tarpaulin for the Philippine Boy Scouts Centennial Jamboree (set in November in Zamboanga City) was unfurled Monday in City Hall with Mayor Beng Climaco, BSP-Zamboanga Council officers led by JR Ortega, City Administrator Antonio Orendain and ECozone Chair Chris Arnuco leading the event. —

Arnold Luyao of Sibuco apprehended at checkpoint for possession of a Glock pistol belonging to policeman. — Remus Ong

The OWWA Welfare Assistance Team together with DFA renders port assistance to the human remains of an OFW. (L-R: Mr Noel L. Engalla, a volunteer driver, Ms. Angeles C. Engalla, Mr. Khalil Iseer Lorena and Ms. Janice Llanda)

Grade 7 students of the Landang Gua Integrated School receive bags through Mayor Beng Climaco’s personal advocacy on education Friday. — Joey Bautista

Task Force Zamboanga soldiers boarded a vessel that came in from Bongao, Tawi-Tawi carrying sacks of suspected smuggled rice. But according to the owner, they have pertinent paper for the shipment of the rice cargo. — Remus Ong

(L-R) Allen Abastillas, Director Ian Fredirick Capin of CHR-9, Jess Burnos of Marina-9, Councilor Rommel Agan, Jonathan W. Tan, LTO 9 Director Aminola P. Abaton, RAC Chairman Atty. Jose Rizalino L. Ortega, Rashdi Abubakar and HPG 9 Chief Sr. Supt. Severino B.

The school-to-school Da’wah at the Jolo National High School.

Mayor Beng Climaco consults with officials of Barangay Zone II led by chairman Nonito Arañas on the sidelight of the Dia del Alcalde program in the barangay Wednesday. — Joey Bautista

50 Zambo City policemen undergo random d…

28 Aug 2014 Hits:26 Top stories

Fifty policemen submitted themselves yesterday for drug test at the City Police Office. No less than City Police Director Sr. Supt. Angelito Casimiro led the drug test. He was followed by 16 other police commissioned officers and 33 non-commissioned officers. The activity was held in compliance with the program of random drug testing of the PNP national headquarters. Personnel of the 9th PNP Crime Laboratory led by its officer-in-charge, Supt. Mercedes Diestro, conducted the drug test. Based on a memorandum issued by Camp Crame, all policemen found positive of drug use will be sanctioned by facing administrative charges. Policemen found positive of drug use can... Read more

Inside Stories

Getting started with values and gender …

28 Aug 2014 Hits:13 Inside Stories

ACHIEVING EXCELLENCE By RANOLFO A. INFANTE, SST- I Achieving Excellence: Getting Started With Values, and Gender-sensitivity. These are the topics during a two-day seminarrecently. The first day of the seminar was held at the campus of Southcom National High School on August 23, 2014. The seminar was attended by teachers and non-teaching staff... Read more



28 Aug 2014 Hits:22 Opinions

BY BOB JALDON   LOS ANGELES, CA. — Living in the U.S. isn’t easy. Even Americans have a difficult time contending with the daily grind and monthly bills like mortgages and standing loans. “Stress” (a word they use to mean exhaustion) is often times blamed for depression. When you’ve achieved self-actualization, the... Read more

Social Whirl

Miss Zamboanga 2012 Christine Juaton aim…

28 Aug 2014 Hits:49 Social Whirl

Miss Zamboanga 2012 Christine Juaton aims for Mutya ng Mindanao crown

  Beauteous, witty, intelligent and charming Miss Zamboanga City 2012 Christine Juaton is our city’s representative to the prestigious crown of Mutya ng Mindanao 2014 on September 12 at General Santos City.  It will be one of the highlights of Tuna Festival 2014 of that city. Christine graduated nursing... Read more

PEP Talk

ZABIDA inaugurates Water Tank System in …

27 Aug 2014 Hits:26 Pep Talk

ZABIDA inaugurates Water Tank System in Faraway Sitio Pina

Some 35 families farming in the mountains of Barangay Bunguiao now enjoy an adequate supply of potable water for house and agricultural uses coming from a 45,000-liter ferro-cement tank they built themselves over a 2-year period.  The cost of materials was mainly provided by the Zamboanga-Basilan Integrated Development Alliance, Inc.... Read more