Photo Journal

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 Beng Climaco with one of the sons of Nur Sakiram and other relatives moments after the latter was subdued by policemen. -- Remus Ong

Hostage-taker Nur Sakiram is restrained with handcuffs on a stretcher after he was subdued during a hostage drama in Baliwasan. -- Remus Ong

A blade weapon called "pira" seized from hostage taker Nur Sakiram. -- Dan Toribio

7479- Mayor Beng Climaco consults with the Labuan Barangay Council led by Ronald Maravilla on the sidelight of the Dia del Alcalde held in the barangay Tuesday.

Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City -- Western Mindanao Command led by Brig. Gen. Orlando E. De Leon, Deputy Commander on Nov. 24, gave departure honors to Army Cpl. Glenn John Bacelonia who was killed in the encounter with the Abu Sayyaf Group in Parang, Sulu on November 22,

Mayor Beng Climaco accepts from Barry Reed, Chief of Party of the USAID Project ENGAGE together with Dr. Robert Panaguiton and Prof. Perla Arlene Ledesma of the Ateneo Research Center the findings/results of the study entitled "Economic Capacities and Preferred Livelihood of the Zamboanga City IDPs across Ethnicities" during the

Police round up 20 in 2 anti-drug opera…

27 Nov 2014 Hits:41 Top stories

Police have arrested 20 persons including two women in two fresh separate operations in Camino Nuevo and Zambowood as crackdown illegal drugs continues In the Camino Nuevo operation, police nabbed Eranio Bagat, 48, Jeffrey Dinampo, 31, Amado Bagat, 50, Dante Making, 33,  Vincent Bland, 33 and Arnold Alimbullo. Confiscated from their possession were seven sachets of suspected shabu and drug paraphernalia. They were arrested by men of the Central Police Station Another similar operation carried out by men of the Divisoria Police Station under Chief Insp. Mark Azure in Zambowood resulted in the arrest of Nurma Perez, 38, Sheryl Tanpua, 24, Roderick Lamberte,... Read more

Inside Stories

Sama Bajaus’ way of adapting to changi…

26 Nov 2014 Hits:33 Inside Stories

The Bajaus are sometimes referred to as the people of the sea who depend much on the resources the sea can offer such as food and livelihood. Yet, the very same source of life may threaten the lives of the Bajaus because of climate change. Around 40 leaders from the different... Read more


REFLECTION: Have a good sense of the li…

27 Nov 2014 Hits:10 Opinions

BY FR. ROY CIMAGALA   We have just ended a liturgical year with the celebration of the Solemnity of the Christ the King. We are now beginning a new one with the season of Advent, the proximate preparation for the birth of Christ. The immediate thought that comes to mind in this transition... Read more

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PEP Talk

EAAB's Wall of Peace for Mindanao Week o…

26 Nov 2014 Hits:14 Pep Talk

EAAB's Wall of Peace for Mindanao Week of Peace

All is set for the week-long celebration of Mindanao Week of Peace (November 27 to December 3). Organized by the Peace Advocates of Zamboanga (PAZ), several activities are lined up to drum up the people to support and participate in achieving peace in our city as well in other parts... Read more