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Inquirier.net
Abu Sayyaf beheads 18-old hostage, tells family in SuluUndated photo of the Abu Sayyaf from the private terrorism monitor SITE Intelli
Abu Sayyaf beheads 18-old hostage, tells family in Sulu
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 hours ago
Undated photo of the Abu Sayyaf from the private terrorism monitor SITE Intelligence Group. AFP/SITE INTELLIGENCE GROUP ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Abu reportedly beheaded one of its Filipino victims in Sulu, on Wednesday (Aug. 24). The family of kidnap... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Hidilyn Diaz gets congressional medal, P1.5M from solonsfor the podium finish in the weightlifting competition of the Rio Olympics. In
Hidilyn Diaz gets congressional medal, P1.5M from solons
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
for the podium finish in the weightlifting competition of the Rio Olympics. In his speech commending the Olympic medalist, Zamboanga City Rep. Celso Lobregat said lawmakers pooled together a “substantial” monetary award for Diaz ” as a sign of our... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
One Stabbed and Another Shot Last Weekendfriends, that there are those who could only be contracted to kill a subject ju
One Stabbed and Another Shot Last Weekend
Zamboanga Today / Posted 20 hours ago
friends, that there are those who could only be contracted to kill a subject just in an amount to as low as P5k. Zamboanga City is a metropolis, our present population is now almost to a million. It is though part of the sad realities in... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Lobregat ‘railway bill’ picked as priority in 17th CongressGeneral Santos along its about 2,000 kilometers of railway transport system. T
Lobregat ‘railway bill’ picked as priority in 17th Congress
Zamboanga Today / Posted 20 hours ago
General Santos along its about 2,000 kilometers of railway transport system. The secretary said Congressman Lobregat of Zamboanga City will form part of the team who will make sure that this project is realized as being envisioned by the highest... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Beng banners Zambo’s safety, security at RPOCOplan Cambio Vida for drug surrenderees. Citing police report, the mayor repor
Beng banners Zambo’s safety, security at RPOC
Zamboanga Today / Posted 20 hours ago
Oplan Cambio Vida for drug surrenderees. Citing police report, the mayor reported to the CPOC that from July to August 21, Zamboanga City had accounted for a total of 8,247 drug users and 274 pushers who voluntarily surrendered for fear of getting... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Abu Sayyaf grenade attack hits Catholic convent in Suluconstant in the south of the country, above all on the island of Jolo." D'Ambr
Abu Sayyaf grenade attack hits Catholic convent in Sulu
Zamboanga Today / Posted 20 hours ago
constant in the south of the country, above all on the island of Jolo." D'Ambra founded the Sisilah Forum 30 years ago in Zamboanga City to build up dialogue between Christians and Muslims. He said there are "geopolitical and military interests"... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Beng continuously grateful to UN for aid during siegeZamboanga City particularly the families displaced by the 2013 siege are very g
Beng continuously grateful to UN for aid during siege
Zamboanga Today / Posted 20 hours ago
Zamboanga City particularly the families displaced by the 2013 siege are very grateful to the United Nations for the help it has extended during the early recovery and rehabilitation stage. Thus, stressed Mayor Beng Climaco when asked to comment on... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Alleged drug pusher shotbearing plate number 2435-JL. Probers said the suspect was rushed to Vitali Ly
Alleged drug pusher shot
Zamboanga Today / Posted 20 hours ago
bearing plate number 2435-JL. Probers said the suspect was rushed to Vitali Lying-in Center then later transferred to Zamboanga City Medical Center (ZCMC) for further medication. Cases for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
New treatment plant to boost D1 water productionopening of a new treatment plant in Pamucutan is set to boost water production
New treatment plant to boost D1 water production
Zamboanga Today / Posted 20 hours ago
opening of a new treatment plant in Pamucutan is set to boost water production in District I or west coast barangays, the Zamboanga City Water District (ZCWD) announced Monday, August 23. Production Department Head Engr. Efren Salvacion reported... Read more
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The Manila Times
3 soldiers slain in clashes with SayyafZAMBOANGA CITY: Three soldiers and a militiaman were killed in fierce clashes T
3 soldiers slain in clashes with Sayyaf
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
ZAMBOANGA CITY: Three soldiers and a militiaman were killed in fierce clashes Tuesday with Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) terrorists in the restive southern province of Basilan in Mindanao. Officials said the fighting erupted in Tuburan town where security... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2 ‘Dutertes’ among 6 nabbed in drug buy-bust in Zamboanga CityDrug buy-bust (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON) ZAMBOANGA CITY — Two Dutertes w
2 ‘Dutertes’ among 6 nabbed in drug buy-bust in Zamboanga City
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Drug buy-bust (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON) ZAMBOANGA CITY — Two Dutertes were among six people who were arrested in a drug buy-bust operation here on Monday night. Superintendent Nonito Asdai, chief of the Zamboanga City Police Station in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
1 soldier slain, 3 others wounded in offensive vs Abu SayyafZAMBOANGA CITY — A soldier was killed while three others were wounded in an ong
1 soldier slain, 3 others wounded in offensive vs Abu Sayyaf
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
ZAMBOANGA CITY — A soldier was killed while three others were wounded in an ongoing military offensive against Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Basilan. Major Filemon Tan Jr., spokesperson of the Western Mindanao Command, said offensive starter at 10:20... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Troops, Abu Sayyaf clash in BasilanZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Fierce fighting erupted between the government fo
Troops, Abu Sayyaf clash in Basilan
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Fierce fighting erupted between the government forces and the Abu Sayyaf group Tuesday in Basilan. According to the military, one soldier died while three others were wounded in an encounter which sparked around 10:20... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -Airport in Silay City; Iloilo International Airport in Iloilo City; Roxas Airpo
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted yesterday
Airport in Silay City; Iloilo International Airport in Iloilo City; Roxas Airport in Roxas City; and Zamboanga Airport in Zamboanga City. Smart Wifi will also be reinforced in all four terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, as well... Read more
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Pilipino Star
IEDs seized, suspected terrorists nabbed at Lanao del Sur checkpointZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- Security forces stopped a van transporting impro
IEDs seized, suspected terrorists nabbed at Lanao del Sur checkpoint
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- Security forces stopped a van transporting improvised bombs and arrested eight people suspected of being members of a local terror group in a town in Lanao del Sur late Monday afternoon. Maj. Filemon Tan Jr.,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Grenade thrown at Sulu conventZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Suspected Abu Sayyaf militants lobbed and explode
Grenade thrown at Sulu convent
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Suspected Abu Sayyaf militants lobbed and exploded a fragmentation grenade inside a Catholic convent Tuesday dawn in Jolo, Sulu, according to police. The Sulu Provincial Police Office reported no casualty from the blast... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Son of Chinese businessman, two others shotspent shell and a slug of a caliber .45 pistol. Pascual was rushed to Ciudad Me
Son of Chinese businessman, two others shot
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
spent shell and a slug of a caliber .45 pistol. Pascual was rushed to Ciudad Medical hospital while Maricris was brought to Zamboanga City Medical Center. Further investigation is being conducted to establish the identity of the suspects as well as... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
THE “Salazar” thing nothing new, reallyFree Press magazine before he entered the air force during Martial Law. The la
THE “Salazar” thing nothing new, really
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
Free Press magazine before he entered the air force during Martial Law. The last time I saw (Ret.) Gen. Dunque was at our Zamboanga City golf course in Upper Calarian. He was playing golf with his buddies, looking like ex-AFP top brass, as... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
(As additional incentive for Diaz) Celso starts fund raising in CongressLobregat said. He added that he also signed and pledged the amount he will sha
(As additional incentive for Diaz) Celso starts fund raising in Congress
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
Lobregat said. He added that he also signed and pledged the amount he will share to Hidilyn for bringing honor to Zamboanga City and the country as whole. Lobregat said there are already over a hundred Congressmen who signed and pledged... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
DPLMHS joins ZCWD Awareness TourZamboanga City Water District (ZCWD) thru their Community Relations and Externa
DPLMHS joins ZCWD Awareness Tour
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
Zamboanga City Water District (ZCWD) thru their Community Relations and External Affairs Section(CREAS),conducted a ZCWD Awareness Tour last August 17, 2016. Fifteen (15) Grade 10 students of Don Pablo Lorenzo Memorial High School (DPLMHS) joined... Read more
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Rappler
#AskTheTaxWhiz: Is there tax on prizes for our sports heroes?associations duly accredited by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). (READ:
#AskTheTaxWhiz: Is there tax on prizes for our sports heroes?
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
associations duly accredited by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). (READ: Hidilyn Diaz receives P500K incentive from Zamboanga City – report) Furthermore, the cash incentives to be given by the government are also tax-exempt as stated in the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Security forces nab alleged kidnapper in Zamboanga SibugayZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- Combined government security forces captured a m
Security forces nab alleged kidnapper in Zamboanga Sibugay
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- Combined government security forces captured a man accused of involvement in the kidnapping of an Australian traveler in Payao town, Zamboanga Sibugay on Sunday. Police identified the captured suspect as Marjuk Dacula,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Zamboanga City grateful for UN help after 2013 siegeZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- The city government on Monday reiterated its gra
Zamboanga City grateful for UN help after 2013 siege
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- The city government on Monday reiterated its gratitude to the United Nations for its support after parts of the city were besieged by rogue Moro National Liberation Front fighters in 2013. Mayor Ma. Isabelle... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
“Musa vs. Hanapi” IP row now resolved?NCIP, 2nd Floor, N. dela Merced Bldg., cor. West and Quezon Aves., Quezon City;
“Musa vs. Hanapi” IP row now resolved?
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
NCIP, 2nd Floor, N. dela Merced Bldg., cor. West and Quezon Aves., Quezon City; Hon. Maria Isabelle G. Climaco, City Mayor, Zamboanga City Hall, N. Valderossa St., Zamboanga City; Dir. Timuey Woy Lim P. Wong, MPS, Regional Director, Regional Office... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Shot Inside the Custody of the Agencywas from Basilan; in fact his arrest was sensationalized and was as well covere
Shot Inside the Custody of the Agency
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
was from Basilan; in fact his arrest was sensationalized and was as well covered by all the local media organizations in Zamboanga City. It was quite mind-boggling that things did happen so drastic, that few days after the arrest the same... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Initial City-DSWD skills training program employs 236 IDPsemployers. The skills training program with employment facilitation services i
Initial City-DSWD skills training program employs 236 IDPs
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
employers. The skills training program with employment facilitation services is one of the durable solutions under the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction (Z3R) aimed to uplift the economic plight of families who were... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Beng orders PNP: Arrest smugglersto use the full force of the law and arrest people involved in smuggling activi
Beng orders PNP: Arrest smugglers
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
to use the full force of the law and arrest people involved in smuggling activities perpetrated within the jurisdiction of Zamboanga City. This, even as she expressed continuous dismay over the inability or lack of initiative on the part of the... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
City Gov’t advocates 5S in the workplaceis an initial step to a more dynamic approach to advocate cleanliness in city o
City Gov’t advocates 5S in the workplace
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
is an initial step to a more dynamic approach to advocate cleanliness in city offices that will later on involve the entire Zamboanga City. According to the Lean Manufacturing Tools, 5S is a simple tool for organization workplace in a clean,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Rio silver medalist Diaz hopeful more support be given to weightliftinghope that more support and incentives will be given to athletes participating i
Rio silver medalist Diaz hopeful more support be given to weightlifting
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
hope that more support and incentives will be given to athletes participating in weightlifting. She also hoped that Zamboanga City, her hometown, will become the country’s hub for weightlighting and be given the necessary equipment and... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Housesthe picture of houses. When I was a grade school student, and Carlos P. Garcia
Houses
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
the picture of houses. When I was a grade school student, and Carlos P. Garcia was president, a colorful politician from Zamboanga City, Cesar Climaco, climbed a tree in what was then called Bohol Avenue in Quezon City, and took a picture of the... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
They Freed Themselves From the ASG’s Lairand suggestions anytime. Barangay eMedia is located in RBB Bldg., Villa Sta. T
They Freed Themselves From the ASG’s Lair
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 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
Alleged drug pusher killed in shootout with policemencadaver was brought to Villa Funeral Homes for the post mortem examination. At
Alleged drug pusher killed in shootout with policemen
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
cadaver was brought to Villa Funeral Homes for the post mortem examination. Atilano was the 12thsuspected drug pusher killed in connection to the rigorous anti-drug operations of the Zamboanga City Police Office. (Eugene A. Lasprilla) Add c... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Man slashes own wristof Sitio Panggulayan, Barangay Tolosa. Police said Santos was found with a cut
Man slashes own wrist
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
of Sitio Panggulayan, Barangay Tolosa. Police said Santos was found with a cut on his right hand and was brought to Zamboanga City Medical Center (ZCMC) for medical treatment. As of this report, the victim is already out of danger as... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Olympic fame brings fortune, bodyguards to HidilynTAKING A PRECIOUS BREATHER Hidilyn Diaz relaxes at a waiting lounge at the mayo
Olympic fame brings fortune, bodyguards to Hidilyn
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
TAKING A PRECIOUS BREATHER Hidilyn Diaz relaxes at a waiting lounge at the mayor’s office in Zamboanga City. JULIE ALIPALA / INQUIRER MINDANAO ZAMBOANGA CITY—The only Filipino athlete to bring home an Olympic medal after 20 years is finding her... Read more
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Sun Star
Davao City 'eyed' as PSI reg'l training centerin Cebu may be housed at the Cebu City Sports Center near Abellana National Hig
Davao City 'eyed' as PSI reg'l training center
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
in Cebu may be housed at the Cebu City Sports Center near Abellana National High School while another one may be held in Zamboanga City where weightlifting is the popular grassroots sport and in Dumaguete City where archery is also... Read more
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Rappler
Armed Forces to honor Olympic medalist Hidilyn Diazto win a medal for the Philippines,” it was written in the press release. Diaz
Armed Forces to honor Olympic medalist Hidilyn Diaz
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
to win a medal for the Philippines,” it was written in the press release. Diaz, who had a motorcade in her hometown of Zamboanga City following her triumph, was also given a hero’s welcome by the Philippine Air Force this week during an... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
AFP to honor Rio silver medalist Diaz Mondayin their own fields to bring honor and pride to the AFP and to the Filipinos,”
AFP to honor Rio silver medalist Diaz Monday
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
in their own fields to bring honor and pride to the AFP and to the Filipinos,” he added. The 25-year-old Diaz, a native of Zamboanga City, won her silver medal in the women’s 58 kg. class event which was won by Chinese Hsu Shu-ching of Chinese... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
PDEA detainee shot dead inside officehis pocket and stabbed Ortiz on the neck who managed to avoid the attack and sh
PDEA detainee shot dead inside office
Zamboanga Today / Posted 4 days ago
his pocket and stabbed Ortiz on the neck who managed to avoid the attack and shot Sumampil. The detainee was brought to Zamboanga City Medical Center (ZCMC) but the attending physician declared him dead on arrival. Scene of the Crime Operatives... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Magnaye orders police commanders to strictly monitor personnelused to unload smuggled items such as rice and sugar. Earlier, no less than Ag
Magnaye orders police commanders to strictly monitor personnel
Zamboanga Today / Posted 4 days ago
used to unload smuggled items such as rice and sugar. Earlier, no less than Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol named some Zamboanga City policemen as protectors and involved in the nefarious activities. However, the revamp being implemented right... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
They Used Their Moral Ascendancy Erroneouslyoffenders are step-fathers of the victims. The incidents happened in different
They Used Their Moral Ascendancy Erroneously
Zamboanga Today / Posted 4 days ago
offenders are step-fathers of the victims. The incidents happened in different places and times, but both happened here in Zamboanga City. The said stories were the banner news of Barangay eMedia in the past couple of days, this week. Barangay... Read more
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Rappler
Why has Duterte visited 14 military camps in less than a month?26) Camp Siongco in Awang Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao (July 22 and August 1
Why has Duterte visited 14 military camps in less than a month?
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
26) Camp Siongco in Awang Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao (July 22 and August 18) Western Mindanao Command headquarters in Zamboanga City (July 21) 104th Infantry Battalion in Isabela City, Basilan (July 21) No other president has dropped in on... Read more
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The Manila Times
Kidnapped teacher released by SayyafZAMBOANGA CITY: After private negotiations for her safe release in the southern
Kidnapped teacher released by Sayyaf
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY: After private negotiations for her safe release in the southern Muslim province of Sulu, a public school teacher was freed on Thursday by her captors from the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG). Edrina Manalas Bonsil was seized by five gunmen in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Drug suspect shot dead for trying to stab PDEA execZAMBOANGA CITY – A detainee of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Wester
Drug suspect shot dead for trying to stab PDEA exec
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY – A detainee of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Western Mindanao was killed after allegedly trying to stab with roof nail the agency’s deputy regional director on Thursday evening. In a statement furnished the police, the... Read more
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Sun Star
Abu Sayyaf bandits release school teacherZAMBOANGA CITY (Updated) -- The Abu Sayyaf bandits have released a public schoo
Abu Sayyaf bandits release school teacher
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY (Updated) -- The Abu Sayyaf bandits have released a public school teacher they seized on Tuesday in the province of Sulu, a military official said Friday. Major Filemon Tan Jr., Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) spokesman, said... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Abus free teacher in SuluZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines—Abu Sayyaf bandits in Sulu freed a teacher they had
Abus free teacher in Sulu
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines—Abu Sayyaf bandits in Sulu freed a teacher they had abducted in Patikul town on Tuesday but no ransom was paid, the military said Friday. Major Filemon Tan Jr., spokesperson of the Western Mindanao Command, said Adrina... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
He Buried His Wife in the Sandand suggestions anytime. Barangay eMedia is located in RBB Bldg., Villa Sta. T
He Buried His Wife in the Sand
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 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
City employees avail acupuncture sessionand practice, and have currently provided at least 400 treatment sessions to in
City employees avail acupuncture session
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
and practice, and have currently provided at least 400 treatment sessions to inmates at the City Jail, patients at the Zamboanga City Medical Center, and employees from the local government unit. Aminda Saño, President of the Silsilah Dialogue... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Mayor Beng supports ongoing PNP revamptelevision station Thursday morning. On Wednesday afternoon, the mayor briefly
Mayor Beng supports ongoing PNP revamp
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
television station Thursday morning. On Wednesday afternoon, the mayor briefly attended the command conference at the Zamboanga City Police Office where she expressed her gratitude for a job well done during the May 2016 elections and for... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
PLDT-Smart launch free wi-fi at Zamboanga airportGood news for travelers as PLDT-Smart launched its ?faster Free Smart Wifi Serv
PLDT-Smart launch free wi-fi at Zamboanga airport
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
Good news for travelers as PLDT-Smart launched its ?faster Free Smart Wifi Service ?at? the Zamboanga City International Airport yesterday morning. "We are very happy to share with you that our Smart Wifi service is now available for free in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2nd Indonesian escapes AbusZAMBOANGA CITY―The second Indonesian sailor who escaped from Abu Sayyaf bandits
2nd Indonesian escapes Abus
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY―The second Indonesian sailor who escaped from Abu Sayyaf bandits in Jolo, Sulu province, on the same day his colleague swam to freedom after two months in captivity has been found by Filipino troops, the military said on... Read more
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