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Pilipino Star
Zamboanga City to test all gov't personnel for drugsZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- The entire city government, including police and
Zamboanga City to test all gov't personnel for drugs
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- The entire city government, including police and military personnel assigned here, has been directed to submit to drug testing as the city welcomes and supports President Rodrigo Duterte's drive against illegal drugs in... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesof Northern Samar, Palawan, Sibugay, Misamis Occidental, Pangasinan, Isabela, I
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 9 hours ago
of Northern Samar, Palawan, Sibugay, Misamis Occidental, Pangasinan, Isabela, Iloilo City, Cebu City, Lapu Lapu City and Zamboanga City. Marcos is asking the PET to annul the election results in Lanao del Sur, Basilan and Maguindanao, where... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Baby girl abducted in Arena Blancolocal police already coordinated with Jolo Municipal Police Station personnel t
Baby girl abducted in Arena Blanco
Zamboanga Today / Posted 9 hours ago
local police already coordinated with Jolo Municipal Police Station personnel to hold the suspect who departed from Zamboanga City wharf on Tuesday night heading to Jolo. “We encourage the parents to file an abduction case against the... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Climaco shares experiences on crisis mgt with local execstheir oath of office this morning in simple but fitting ceremonies in City Hall
Climaco shares experiences on crisis mgt with local execs
Zamboanga Today / Posted 9 hours ago
their oath of office this morning in simple but fitting ceremonies in City Hall. Climaco is on her second term as mayor of Zamboanga City. With her to take their oaths are Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde and the members of the City Council together... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Marcos asks SC to set aside Robredo proclamation, files protestSamar, Palawan, Sibugay, Misamis Occidental, Pangasinan, Isabela, Iloilo City,
Marcos asks SC to set aside Robredo proclamation, files protest
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Samar, Palawan, Sibugay, Misamis Occidental, Pangasinan, Isabela, Iloilo City, Bacolod City, Cebu City, Lapu Lapu City and Zamboanga City. Marcos is also asking the PET to annul the election results in Lanao del Sur, Basilan and Maguindanao, where... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2 explosions rock east coast of Zamboanga City; no one hurtZAMBOANGA CITY – Two explosions rocked the east coast of the city on Wednesday
2 explosions rock east coast of Zamboanga City; no one hurt
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
ZAMBOANGA CITY – Two explosions rocked the east coast of the city on Wednesday but there had been no reports of injuries, the military said. Colonel Juvymax Uy, commander of the Task Force Zamboanga, said the explosion came minutes apart and took... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte will not abolish Congress, Mindanao lawmaker saysZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will not initiat
Duterte will not abolish Congress, Mindanao lawmaker says
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will not initiate moves to abolish Congress, a Mindanao lawmaker said. Zamboanga City Rep. Celso Lobregat said he got a “personal assurance” from the tough-talking incoming... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino: The friends he kept, the crises he (mis)managedEmmanuel Bautista, Western Mindanao Command Commander Gen. Rey Ardo and members
Aquino: The friends he kept, the crises he (mis)managed
Rappler / Posted yesterday
Emmanuel Bautista, Western Mindanao Command Commander Gen. Rey Ardo and members of the AFP at the height of the crisis in Zamboanga City. Malacañang Photo The following year, 2013, not only put Aquino through the fire but also scarred to a great... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Over 170 ‘drug pushers, users’ surrender to Digos, Zamboanga City copsto village officials of Tres de Mayo here on Monday afternoon, while more than
Over 170 ‘drug pushers, users’ surrender to Digos, Zamboanga City cops
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
to village officials of Tres de Mayo here on Monday afternoon, while more than 40 opted for drug rehabilitation in Zamboanga City, local authorities said. Among those who yielded in Digos was 17-year-old Glen who admitted that he started... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
An 11-year Old Boy & An 81-year Old Grandpaand suggestions anytime. Barangay eMedia is located in RBB Bldg., Villa Sta. T
An 11-year Old Boy & An 81-year Old Grandpa
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
and suggestions anytime. Barangay eMedia is located in RBB Bldg., Villa Sta. Theresa Village, MCLL Highway, Divisoria, Zamboanga City. WE ARE SERVING LOCAL, BROADCASTING GLOBAL. “Hende lang este radio, TV este! eMedia Mo!” Follow us back again... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
(As heavy rains raise water dam level:) City activates BDRRMCs for responsestreets slowed down traffic and stranded motorists. Meanwhile the CDRRMO conti
(As heavy rains raise water dam level:) City activates BDRRMCs for response
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
streets slowed down traffic and stranded motorists. Meanwhile the CDRRMO continues to alert the public as Zamboanga City continues to experience light to moderate rainshowers and isolated thunderstorms due to an intertropical... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
TWG on La Niña createdAgriculture, OIC City Police Director, Coast Guard Station Commander, Task Forc
TWG on La Niña created
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
Agriculture, OIC City Police Director, Coast Guard Station Commander, Task Force Zamboanga Commander, Zamcelco manager and Zamboanga City Water District Manager. The CDRRMO is designated as the lead officer and or focal office that shall... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Youth forum takes on LGBT issuesanchored its 15th session on the issues and concerns faced by the lesbian, gay,
Youth forum takes on LGBT issues
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
anchored its 15th session on the issues and concerns faced by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) sector in Zamboanga City. Spearheaded by the City Government of Zamboanga in partnership with the Zamboanga City LGBT Alliance, the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pushers give up en masselocal government, while some will be endorsed for admission to a rehabilitation
Pushers give up en masse
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
local government, while some will be endorsed for admission to a rehabilitation center, Digos Mayor Joseph Peñas said. In Zamboanga City, more than 40 people, 23 of them pushers, surrendered to the police station in Barangay Ayala over the weekend... Read more
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The Manila Times
2 kids hurt in Basilan grenade explosionJune 28, 2016 10:36 pm by AL JACINTO AND ANTHONY VARGAS ZAMBOANGA CITY: Two y
2 kids hurt in Basilan grenade explosion
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
June 28, 2016 10:36 pm by AL JACINTO AND ANTHONY VARGAS ZAMBOANGA CITY: Two young children were wounded in a grenade attack on the house of a town vice mayor in Basilan province, a known bailiwick of the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Incoming AFP chief eyes ’24/7 fight’ vs ASGin visiting the wounded soldiers being treated at the Camp Navarro General Hosp
Incoming AFP chief eyes ’24/7 fight’ vs ASG
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
in visiting the wounded soldiers being treated at the Camp Navarro General Hospital at the Western Mindanao Command in Zamboanga City. The encounter claimed the lives of 18 government troopers and five ASG men, including a Morrocan bomb expert.... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
A Long Week Ahead!and suggestions anytime. Barangay eMedia is located in RBB Bldg., Villa Sta. T
A Long Week Ahead!
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
and suggestions anytime. Barangay eMedia is located in RBB Bldg., Villa Sta. Theresa Village, MCLL Highway, Divisoria, Zamboanga City. WE ARE SERVING LOCAL, BROADCASTING GLOBAL. “Hende lang este radio, TV este! eMedia Mo!” Follow us back again... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Lobregat lauds Ayala police for intensified anti-drugs campaignCongressman Celso Lobregat lauded the extensive efforts of Police Station 9 in
Lobregat lauds Ayala police for intensified anti-drugs campaign
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
Congressman Celso Lobregat lauded the extensive efforts of Police Station 9 in Ayala,underthe Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO), in the campaign against the proliferation of illegal drug in their area of responsibility. The intensified operations... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Water rationing scheme to be lifted - ZCWDAfter months of suffering from limited water supply, the Zamboanga City Water D
Water rationing scheme to be lifted - ZCWD
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
After months of suffering from limited water supply, the Zamboanga City Water District (ZCWD) is set to lift today its water rationing scheme in the city. This, after the Water Production Department headed by Eng. Teotimo Reyes recommended to the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Grenade blasts injure 2 children in Isabela City, BasilanZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Grenade explosions in Barangay Doña Ramona in Isa
Grenade blasts injure 2 children in Isabela City, Basilan
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Grenade explosions in Barangay Doña Ramona in Isabela City, Basilan province injured two children on Monday night. Superintendent Gerome Afuyug, chief of the Isabela City Police Station, said the twin explosions... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Zambo barangays reminded to formulate disaster risk reduction plansZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (Philippines News Agency) – The city government, wi
Zambo barangays reminded to formulate disaster risk reduction plans
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (Philippines News Agency) – The city government, with the onset of the rainy season, has reminded some of the officials of this city’s 98 barangays to formulate and activate their own disaster risk reduction management... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino boasts of modernization, thanks AFP in final speechin 2013 when a strong quake hit the Visayas, a faction of the Moro National Lib
Aquino boasts of modernization, thanks AFP in final speech
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
in 2013 when a strong quake hit the Visayas, a faction of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) tried to take over Zamboanga City, and the strongest typhoon to make landfall ravaged central Philippines. Aquino thanked the PSG, led by... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino bids troops farewell, with omissionMr. Aquino highlighted major incidents that rocked the armed forces during his
Aquino bids troops farewell, with omission
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Mr. Aquino highlighted major incidents that rocked the armed forces during his six-year watch, including the 2013 siege of Zamboanga City by Nur Misuari and the military’s stand-off with Chinese vessels in Ayungin Shoal in 2014. But the President... Read more
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The Manila Times
2 MILF bombing suspects nabbedJune 27, 2016 10:04 pm by AL JACINTO AND MOH SAADUDDIN ZAMBOANGA CITY: Securi
2 MILF bombing suspects nabbed
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
June 27, 2016 10:04 pm by AL JACINTO AND MOH SAADUDDIN ZAMBOANGA CITY: Security forces arrested two alleged members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) linked to a roadside bombing on June 21, and seized... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2 kids wounded as grenades hurled at village chief’s house in Isabela CityZAMBOANGA CITY — Two children were wounded when unidentified persons hurled two
2 kids wounded as grenades hurled at village chief’s house in Isabela City
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY — Two children were wounded when unidentified persons hurled two grenades inside the house of the village chief in Barangay Doña Ramona in Isabela City on Monday night. Superintendent Jerome Afuyog Jr., the city police director of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Operations underway against abductors of Indonesian sailorsZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Military operations are being conducted against t
Operations underway against abductors of Indonesian sailors
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Military operations are being conducted against the Abu Sayyaf-linked gunmen who have been abducting crews of Malaysian and Indonesian ships in the southern border of Sulu. The military assured its efforts after... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
IACAT renews drive vs anti-human traffickingof information dissemination and campaign on the existence of the law and other
IACAT renews drive vs anti-human trafficking
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
of information dissemination and campaign on the existence of the law and other issues and concerns related to the crime. Zamboanga City was the first stop of the nationwide campaign initiated by IACAT Executive Director Atty. Darlene Pajarito... Read more
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The Manila Times
IT-BPM sector to hit $25B 2016 revenue targetBatangas City, Iriga City, Laoag City, Legazpi City, Puerto Princesa City, Roxa
IT-BPM sector to hit $25B 2016 revenue target
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
Batangas City, Iriga City, Laoag City, Legazpi City, Puerto Princesa City, Roxas City, Tarlac City, Tuguegarao City, and Zamboanga City. Hernandez said iBPAP is now crafting the 2017-2022 IT-BPM Roadmap, which is will be launched on October 27... Read more
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Sun Star
6 more rivers designated as water quality management areasPaje, the DENR designated as WQMAs the Naguilan River System in La Union; Cañas
6 more rivers designated as water quality management areas
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
Paje, the DENR designated as WQMAs the Naguilan River System in La Union; Cañas-Maalimango Rivers in Cavite; Ayala River in Zamboanga City; Taoloan River Basin in Misamis Oriental; Talomo River in Davao City and Lake Sebu in South Cotabato. This... Read more
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The Manila Times
Zamboanga evacuees given skills trainingDevelopment Authority (Tesda) has provided free skills training to hundreds of
Zamboanga evacuees given skills training
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
Development Authority (Tesda) has provided free skills training to hundreds of persons who were displaced by the 2013 Zamboanga City siege. Tesda-Region IX and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently entered into an... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino's satisfaction ratings decline: Not the worsthad overwhelmed rebel forces. The President himself was in Zamboanga for almos
Aquino's satisfaction ratings decline: Not the worst
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
had overwhelmed rebel forces. The President himself was in Zamboanga for almost two weeks during the siege. He sent to Zamboanga City with Interior Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas, Fefense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, and then Armed Forces chief... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH lifter Diaz officially gets third Olympic stintand 2012 London Games when she became the country’s flag-bearer. The Rio Olympi
PH lifter Diaz officially gets third Olympic stint
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
and 2012 London Games when she became the country’s flag-bearer. The Rio Olympics is scheduled Aug.5-21. The pride of Zamboanga City began lifting those heavy metal plates at 16 years old and was a product of the PWA grassroots... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Cornered Drug Dealerscities in Mindanao, as an inutile unit against these forces. But as they say,
Cornered Drug Dealers
Zamboanga Today / Posted 4 days ago
cities in Mindanao, as an inutile unit against these forces. But as they say, a new day is dawning in the Republic, and Zamboanga City is not spared to this looming change. Every official in all of our local government units in the country can... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Authorities conduct ‘Oplan Galugad’ inside City JailJail Warden Superintendent Julius Arro yesterday affirmed that the Zamboanga Ci
Authorities conduct ‘Oplan Galugad’ inside City Jail
Zamboanga Today / Posted 4 days ago
Jail Warden Superintendent Julius Arro yesterday affirmed that the Zamboanga City Reformatory Center (ZCRC) is a drug-free facility following the Oplan Galugad conducted by joint government agencies of the local police and Philippine Drugs... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Wanted man in police drug watch list killedof suspected shabu, a disposable lighter and 2 pieces of P20 bills. Records sh
Wanted man in police drug watch list killed
Zamboanga Today / Posted 4 days ago
of suspected shabu, a disposable lighter and 2 pieces of P20 bills. Records show that the suspect was a former inmate of Zamboanga City Reformatory Center.He was able to avail the bail bond for his temporary liberty. Police said that at about... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Zamcelco names three barangays where illegal connections persistThe Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (Zamcelco) yesterday identified three b
Zamcelco names three barangays where illegal connections persist
Zamboanga Today / Posted 4 days ago
The Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (Zamcelco) yesterday identified three barangays where illegal connections are rampant that many times result to blackouts and conflagrations. Zamcelco OIC General Manager Eng. Edgardo Ancheta disclosed that... Read more
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Pilipino Star
War on drugs: Death toll hits 59involved in robbery cases, police said. Another drug suspect, Herbert Toralba,
War on drugs: Death toll hits 59
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
involved in robbery cases, police said. Another drug suspect, Herbert Toralba, was killed in a shootout in Barangay Ayala, Zamboanga City yesterday, Supt. Rogelio Alabat, spokesman for the Police Regional Office 9, said. The Manila Police District... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Triumphs, tribulations, and challengesof eight Hong Kong tourists from a bungled police rescue attempt. In 2013, whe
Triumphs, tribulations, and challenges
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
of eight Hong Kong tourists from a bungled police rescue attempt. In 2013, when Muslim rebels tried to seize control of Zamboanga City, take hostages, and burn down houses, Aquino flew to Zamboanga to personally supervise the military operations... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Basilan jail officer hurt in shootingZAMBOANGA CITY—A jail officer assigned at the Basilan provincial jail was repor
Basilan jail officer hurt in shooting
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY—A jail officer assigned at the Basilan provincial jail was reported to be in critical condition after he was shot by his apparent business partners in Isabela City on Saturday. Supt. Jerome Afuyog Jr., officer in charge of the Isabela... Read more
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Rappler
The emotional journey of Benigno Aquino IIIon November 18, 2013. Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau For 11 days
The emotional journey of Benigno Aquino III
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
on November 18, 2013. Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau For 11 days in September, 2013, the President stayed in Zamboanga City to personally oversee operations to end the Zamboanga siege. He wanted to make sure that there would be no... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Marina to spearhead ‘Day of Seafarers’thoroughfares heading towards THE ppa Quadrangle where a special program will b
Marina to spearhead ‘Day of Seafarers’
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
thoroughfares heading towards THE ppa Quadrangle where a special program will be held. Atty. Saipudin also said that the Zamboanga City State Polytechnic College (ZCSPC) and the Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology )ZSCMST)... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
To All of Our Benefactors, Thank Youand suggestions anytime. Barangay eMedia is located in RBB Bldg., Villa Sta. T
To All of Our Benefactors, Thank You
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
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Zamboanga Today
Lobregat pushes for Mindanao Railway Systemshall be appropriated from any fund in the National Treasury. Lobregatsaid he
Lobregat pushes for Mindanao Railway System
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
shall be appropriated from any fund in the National Treasury. Lobregatsaid he is crossing his fingers for now for the realization of this “big dream” for the development of Mindanao region and Zamboanga City in particular. (Dexter Yap) Add co... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Zambo’s anti-TB efforts reap Manuel L. Quezon awardZamboanga City has been conferred as the most outstanding highly urbanized city
Zambo’s anti-TB efforts reap Manuel L. Quezon award
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
Zamboanga City has been conferred as the most outstanding highly urbanized city in Mindanao in the implementation of the National Tuberculosis Control Program by the Department of Health. Dubbed as the Manuel L. Quezon Achiever’s Award, the citation... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Zambo joins 2016 Arbor Day celebrationcitizenry nationwide to plant trees and to protect, conserve, and preserve natu
Zambo joins 2016 Arbor Day celebration
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
citizenry nationwide to plant trees and to protect, conserve, and preserve natural resources. The Arbor Day celebration in Zamboanga City will kick off with a simple program which will include an overview of the event and an orientation on mangrove... Read more
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Rappler
Are you still alive? The rhetoric of Benigno Aquino III9, 2013, a group of over 400 armed rebels from the Moro National Liberation Fro
Are you still alive? The rhetoric of Benigno Aquino III
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
9, 2013, a group of over 400 armed rebels from the Moro National Liberation Front took control of 5 coastal villages in Zamboanga City, using 150 civilians, including children, as human shields. "What should I have done?” Aquino asked media. “I... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fierce Abu foe introduced Basilan kids to play footballlearn to play football, thanks to the efforts of Lt. Col. Tiny Perez. Football
Fierce Abu foe introduced Basilan kids to play football
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
learn to play football, thanks to the efforts of Lt. Col. Tiny Perez. Football for Peace, held at Edwin Andrews Air Base in Zamboanga City, is hosted by theWestern Mindanao Command. Perez, who was shot dead on June 19, will be buried at Libingan ng... Read more
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The Manila Times
ASG seen behind Indon sailors’ kidnapJune 25, 2016 1:22 am ZAMBOANGA CITY: Jakarta on Friday confirmed the abductio
ASG seen behind Indon sailors’ kidnap
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
June 25, 2016 1:22 am ZAMBOANGA CITY: Jakarta on Friday confirmed the abduction of 7 Indonesian tugboat crew by suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits and said 6 other sailors had been freed and were on their... Read more
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The Manila Times
Abu Sayyaf frees Filipina hostageJune 25, 2016 1:30 am by AL JACINTO SENIOR CORRESPONDENT ZAMBOANGA CITY: Abu
Abu Sayyaf frees Filipina hostage
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
June 25, 2016 1:30 am by AL JACINTO SENIOR CORRESPONDENT ZAMBOANGA CITY: Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits on Friday freed a Filipino woman from captivity in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao after they... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Filipina hostage freedDureza cites intervention of Duterte; ASG says P20-M ransom paid Zamboanga Cit
Filipina hostage freed
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Dureza cites intervention of Duterte; ASG says P20-M ransom paid Zamboanga City – A Filipina held hostage by a notorious kidnapping-for-ransom gang was released from captivity Thursday night, a week after her Canadian boyfriend was beheaded by the... Read more
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