Photo Journal

Newly-appointed regular City Police Director Sr. Supt. Angelito Casimiro receives from Mayor Beng Climaco-Salazar certifciates of recognition in behalf of Chief Insp. Ariel Huesca. With the is Elmeir Apolinario and ZCPPC officers. — Rawhide

Mayor Beng Climaco, District I Cong. Celso Lobregat and City Administrator Antonio Orendain Jr. spearhead the inauguration and turnover of the new market building (formerly the Ping’s Commercial) Monday morning. — Joey Bautista

Chief Supt. Cornelio N. Barrios, Executive Officer of the PNP Directorate for Operations, presides a command conference at Camp Abendan. Barrios is flanked by Chief Supt. Ramon M. Ochotorena and Sr. Supt. Patrocinio A. Comendador. — Allen Abastillas

Four suspects lie flat on the ground during a raid at two houses in Lamitan City where 16 sachets of suspected shabu were seized. — Richard Falcatan

Rotary Zamboanga officials turn over to Mayor Beng Climaco, City Social Welfare and Development Officer Socorro Rojas and IOM representatives the group’s assistance of P370,000 for the Buggoc Challenge, a bayanihan build for the Sama de Laut in sitio Buggoc, barangay Kasanyangan. — Joey

Dr, Maribel Felisario and Ms. Violeta Magaso, chief admin officer and head of the security personel of the Zamboanga City Medical Center announced during a press conference Wednesday the hospital's strict policy on photos and videos. They also revealed threats received by the hospital.

Mayor Beng Climaco convenes the Crisis Management Committee and the members of the City Council to tackle prevailing security situation amidst the latest abduction incident in Labuan and the proliferation of scare text messages. — Remus Ong

Councilor Roel “Elong” Natividad. — MLF

Carnap suspect Jemhar Hallilulah Alli. — DT

Abu Sayyaf suspect Edwin Sawaldi Y Siarot

Marines coming to secure Zambo

27 Aug 2014 Hits:28 Top stories

Marines will be deployed anytime in Zamboanga City to beef up security and make residents feel safe amid current apprehension of another possible attack from the Moro National Liberation Front Misuari faction. The Armed Forces of Philippines in Manila disclosed that Army soldiers will be deployed in the Muslim province of Sulu to replace Marines who will be sent to Zamboanga City which was attacked by some 500 MNLF gunmen on September 13, 2013, leaving some 300 people dead and displacing over 100,000. Armed Forces chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang said the Marines will augment the forces of the 500-member military Task... Read more

Inside Stories

DOST scholarship application extended

23 Aug 2014 Hits:38 Inside Stories

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has extended application for the 2015 DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Examination until August 29, 2014. The scholarship is open to high school students with high aptitude in science and technology. The two types of scholarships being offered are the RA 7687 and Merit scholarship programs. Scholarships... Read more


Heroism knows no bounds or limits in te…

27 Aug 2014 Hits:13 Opinions

By LEILANI S. JUNIO An act of heroism knows no bounds. There is no age requirement and limit in life status to do it. Old and young, rich and poor, men and women can be heroes in their own capacities and in circumstances surrounding them. Consider “Tandang Sora” (Melchora Aquino), the Grand Old... Read more

Social Whirl

2014 Zamboanga Press Club officers induc…

03 Aug 2014 Hits:184 Social Whirl

2014 Zamboanga Press Club officers inducted into office

Congratulations to the new sets of the Zamboanga Press Club (ZPC) who were inducted into office last July 25 by Zamboanga City Mayor Beng Salazar. Held at the Grand Astoria Hotel, the men and women of the fourth estate were dapper and elegant in their formal attires. Special guest was... Read more

PEP Talk

ZABIDA inaugurates Water Tank System in …

27 Aug 2014 Hits:16 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