Photo Journal

Ceremonial ribbon cutting for the airport runway repair project led by US ambassador Philip Goldberg and Mayor Beng Climaco with 3rd Air Division Commander MGen. Emeraldo Magnaye and Zambo airport manager Danilo Abareta. (PAF photo)

The Cesar C. Climaco tomb insignia being unveiled marking the 30th death anniversary of the legendary mayor, November 14 with Mayor Beng Climaco and the Climaco relatives leading the rites at the Freedom Park in Abong-abong.

A 19-year-old girl from Sta. Catalina is being helped by her cousin on what was described as case of a "bad spirit" entering her body. The girl later was brought to a quack doctor. -- Remus Ong

Mayor Beng Climaco with Commodore Leopoldo Laroya, Coast Guard Zambo-Station Commander LJGrade Jomark Angge and other officials during the blessing and inauguration of the boat shed, garage and visitors' lounge and renaming Coast Guard Sub-station Cawit, November 15.

The caskets of two of the five slain soldiers at the Base Operation Ramp of the Edwin Andrews Air Base (EAAB) ready for shipping to Cagayan Valley yesterday. -- Monch L. Follosco  

Mayor Beng Climaco welcomes to Zamboanga the members of the House Ad Hoc Committee on the BBL during the BBL forum at Centro Latino Friday.

US Ambassador Philip Goldberg, Mayor Beng Climaco, PAF and JSOTFP officials aboard a Humvee, inspect the newly-repaired airport runway Friday. (PAF photo)

The charred remains of the Pajero and the burned house of former Lamitan City vice mayor Cely New after a fire broke out yesterday at Lacandalo Drive, Sta. Maria, this city. --  Dan Toribio

Work has resumed at the housing project for IDPs in Lustre St., Sta. Barbara with the contractor vowing to come up with quality work on the dozens of low-cost houses. -- Remus Ong

Police have intensified the campaign against jaywalkers who seemed to have made the roads within the city's downtown commercial district their playground. -- Remus Ong

Mayor warns drag racers

25 Nov 2014 Hits:25 Top stories

Mayor Beng Climaco has ordered the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) to continue and intensify its anti-drag racing efforts in the City. The chief executive is pushing for the full force implementation of measures countering drag racing amidst disturbing reports of the continued occurrence of what she calls a “dangerous trade”. “I will be writing a letter to formalize my order to have a full-force implementation of our anti-drag racing campaign,” she said in her press briefing Monday at City Hall. Drag racing is a type of motor racing where automobiles or motorcycles compete head to head to be the first to cross... Read more

Inside Stories

Statement of NUJP-Zamboanga City on the…

24 Nov 2014 Hits:21 Inside Stories

NUJP-Zamboanga y el Dia Mundial Contra La Impunidad:  Una Declaracion While it has been an unprecedented record of 58 horrific killings of journalists in one day in the Philippines five years ago, there is much more to be looked into with this blatant case of multiple injustices. November 23 as the International... Read more


COMMENTARY: Is Beng willing to sue Mala…

24 Nov 2014 Hits:40 Opinions

BY Atty. Vicente R. Solis   There is one thing certain and unambiguous in RA 9054 or the expanded ARMM law, which is expressed in Sec. 1 of Art. XVIII (“Transitory Provisions”). It mandatorily requires the national government to purchase those lands and buildings in Cabatangan which are “owned, controlled, administered, or... Read more

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PEP Talk

Revive the glorious past of Zamboanga Ci…

25 Nov 2014 Hits:32 Pep Talk

Revive the glorious past of Zamboanga City

The Fort Pilar renovation is still unresolved. Old and historical buildings in downtown Zamboanga it seems are being converted to business establishments without regards to their historical values. This is what Pep Talk fears. Money over values. Worse, passive attitude, nobody cares. There are still many old building in our... Read more