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Zamboanga Today
SSS on its 58th year todayTuesday, 01 September 2015 14:05 The Social Security System (SSS) is celebrati
SSS on its 58th year today
Zamboanga Today / Posted an hour ago
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 14:05 The Social Security System (SSS) is celebrating its 58th today. Since its foundation on 1957, it already had served millions of the Filipino people. Thus, in this connection, the entire agency is holding today... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Rep. Lobregat thanks PAPI for outstanding solon awardTuesday, 01 September 2015 13:44 Zamboanga City District 1 Representative Cels
Rep. Lobregat thanks PAPI for outstanding solon award
Zamboanga Today / Posted an hour ago
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 13:44 Zamboanga City District 1 Representative Celso L. Lobregat was recently conferred as an Outstanding Congressman of the Philippines (TOCP) 2015 Award by the Publishers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (PAPI). The... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Casimiro reshuffles officersTuesday, 01 September 2015 13:51 Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) started r
Casimiro reshuffles officers
Zamboanga Today / Posted an hour ago
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 13:51 Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) started reshuffling its officers beginning today in a special order released by city police director Senior Superintendent Angelito Casimiro. Casimiro said his move forms part of... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Beng cites MBLT-9’s role in protecting ZamboTuesday, 01 September 2015 13:35 Citing the very important role played by the
Beng cites MBLT-9’s role in protecting Zambo
Zamboanga Today / Posted an hour ago
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 13:35 Citing the very important role played by the Marine Battalion Landing Team (MBLT-9 in protecting Zamboanga City, Mayor Beng Climaco Sunday expressed confidence that the soldiers will help the city in its effort to... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
ZCPO awards 12 barangay chairmen, many othersTuesday, 01 September 2015 13:27 Zamboanga City Police Office has recognized a
ZCPO awards 12 barangay chairmen, many others
Zamboanga Today / Posted an hour ago
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 13:27 Zamboanga City Police Office has recognized at least 12 barangay chairmen and personalities including officials in the city who have actively been spending time, efforts and support to the local police that... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
(Can city spend for Judiciary?) Council seeks DBM opinionTuesday, 01 September 2015 13:23 The City Council in last week’s regular sessi
(Can city spend for Judiciary?) Council seeks DBM opinion
Zamboanga Today / Posted an hour ago
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 13:23 The City Council in last week’s regular session has requested the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) secretary to render an opinion on the legality of using city funds for the construction of judiciary-related... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
ORO opens new branch along J.S. Alano St.Tuesday, 01 September 2015 13:19 ORO Business Group opens its newest branch ne
ORO opens new branch along J.S. Alano St.
Zamboanga Today / Posted an hour ago
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 13:19 ORO Business Group opens its newest branch near the public market along J.S. Alano Street, Zamboanga City. It is a one-stop supermarket, telecom, jewelry and drugstore. Among all ORO branches, this has one of the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Marcial, Ladon, Bautista reach Asian Boxing Championships q'finalsBANGKOK – Eumir Felix Marcial left the Thammasat University campus Sunday eveni
Marcial, Ladon, Bautista reach Asian Boxing Championships q'finals
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 7 hours ago
BANGKOK – Eumir Felix Marcial left the Thammasat University campus Sunday evening with a swollen right eye, a one-inch gash under the left one, and an ice pack on his head. But he grinned from ear to ear. Marcial, a welterweight, just pulled off a... Read more
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Balita
September 1, 2015A Department of Education (DepEd) teacher (right) conducts a lecture on the Ris
September 1, 2015
Balita / Posted 10 hours ago
A Department of Education (DepEd) teacher (right) conducts a lecture on the Risks and Costs of Teen Pregnancy during the Launching of the Youth Development Sessions (YDS) of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) at the Tandang Sora National... Read more
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Balita
PAPI awards top congressmen September 1, 2015 5:12 am Publishers Association of the Philippines Inc. (PA
PAPI awards top congressmen
Balita / Posted 10 hours ago
September 1, 2015 5:12 am Publishers Association of the Philippines Inc. (PAPI) bares recipients of its Outstanding Congressmen/women of the Philippines (TOCP) awards during its Midyear Media Convention 2015 at the Asian... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Become everyday heroes, not bystanders’MANILA, Philippines - As the nation commemorated the sacrifices of heroes yeste
‘Become everyday heroes, not bystanders’
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - As the nation commemorated the sacrifices of heroes yesterday, President Aquino challenged Filipinos to stop being bystanders and strive to become everyday heroes in their own right. “Today, we express our gratitude for our... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Asian Boxing Championships: Marcial, Ladon, Bautista reach quarterfinalsBANGKOK – Eumir Felix Marcial left the Thammasat University campus Sunday eveni
Asian Boxing Championships: Marcial, Ladon, Bautista reach quarterfinals
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 hours ago
BANGKOK – Eumir Felix Marcial left the Thammasat University campus Sunday evening with a swollen right eye, a one-inch gash under the left one, and an ice pack on his head. But he grinned from ear to ear. Marcial, a welterweight, just pulled off a... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
AFP fetes 5 soldiers wounded in clash with Abu SayyafZAMBOANGA CITY -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Mindanao Co
AFP fetes 5 soldiers wounded in clash with Abu Sayyaf
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 23 hours ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Mindanao Command honored today 5 Marines who were injured in a clash with the Abu Sayyaf Group last week. Wesmincom Commander, Lt. Gen. Rustico Guerrero, personally pinned the... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Pot to be Legalized?On the program of Cong. Lilia, in Barangay eMedia last Friday—August 28, she re
Pot to be Legalized?
Zamboanga Today / Posted 23 hours ago
On the program of Cong. Lilia, in Barangay eMedia last Friday—August 28, she related again some of the recent events which transpired in the House of Representatives. She shared that seeming abnormal proposed bill which was authored by one of the... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
City steps up preparations for 12th CAEXPOThe City Government is finalizing preparations for the 12th China-ASEAN Expo (C
City steps up preparations for 12th CAEXPO
Zamboanga Today / Posted 23 hours ago
The City Government is finalizing preparations for the 12th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) in Nanning, China September 15-22 where Zamboanga City will be featured as the country’s “City of Charm” exposing the city to more business and investment... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
US launches new project to drive growth in secondary citiesU.S. AMBASSADOR Philip S. Goldberg formally launched August 14, 2015 the United
US launches new project to drive growth in secondary cities
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
U.S. AMBASSADOR Philip S. Goldberg formally launched August 14, 2015 the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Strengthening Urban Resilience for Growth with Equity (SURGE) project. The five-year project will assist secondary... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Filipino fighters take home golds in world Muay Thai meetFilipino fighters Jessa Rivera and Ghenyan Berdon recently struck gold in the 2
Filipino fighters take home golds in world Muay Thai meet
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Filipino fighters Jessa Rivera and Ghenyan Berdon recently struck gold in the 2015 Royal World Cup, a meet billed as the world championship for Muay Thai. The 17-year-old Rivera convincingly defeated her Thai rival in the junior female 42kg category... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Grade 9 grandma in MCLLNHSThe Barangay eMedia’s Servicio Caravan Part II, which was held in the Maria Cla
Grade 9 grandma in MCLLNHS
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
The Barangay eMedia’s Servicio Caravan Part II, which was held in the Maria Clara Lorenzo Lobregat National High School (MCLLNHS) last Friday—August 28, did also bear few amazing discoveries which we found that the institutions hides as actual... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Policeman accidentally shoots himself in CanelarAn off-duty police officer accidentally shot himself inside his rented apartmen
Policeman accidentally shoots himself in Canelar
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
An off-duty police officer accidentally shot himself inside his rented apartment at Bienvenido Drive in Moret, Barangay Canelar, Zamboanga City while lying down on a bamboo chair. Police said Inspector Johny Gargar, of legal age, former chief of the... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
FZWM welcomes Pope's move designating Sept. 1 as World Day for care of creationThe Friends of Zamboanga Watersheds Movement (FZWM) have welcomed the initiativ
FZWM welcomes Pope's move designating Sept. 1 as World Day for care of creation
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
The Friends of Zamboanga Watersheds Movement (FZWM) have welcomed the initiative of Pope Francis to designate September 1 annually as the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. In a statement emailed to Zamboanga Today, Father Sebastiano D'... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
WestMinCom lauds personnel, units, partner stakeholdersThe Western Mindanao Command, Armed Forces of the Philippines (WestMinCom, AFP)
WestMinCom lauds personnel, units, partner stakeholders
Zamboanga Today / Posted yesterday
The Western Mindanao Command, Armed Forces of the Philippines (WestMinCom, AFP) led by Lieutenant General Rustico Guerrero awarded its personnel, units, and partner stakeholders during the flag-raising ceremony held in connection with the 9th... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
JIs fled C. Mindanao, hid in Sulu - militaryZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The four Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) militants seen in
JIs fled C. Mindanao, hid in Sulu - military
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 2 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The four Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) militants seen in the company of Abu Sayyaf bandits during a military offensive in Sulu could be part of a group of foreign jihadists who escaped from Central Mindanao, a senior military... Read more
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Minda News
Rufus’ Sept. 15 target to pass BBL: only 8 session days leftDAVAO CITY (MindaNews/29 August) – There are only eight session days left from
Rufus’ Sept. 15 target to pass BBL: only 8 session days left
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/29 August) – There are only eight session days left from Monday, August 31 until September 15, the target date for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) at the House of Representatives but quorum problems continue to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Beauty and fear in the forbidden islands Tawi-Tawi, Basilan, and Zamboanga—do you dare tread the most feared places of
Beauty and fear in the forbidden islands
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Tawi-Tawi, Basilan, and Zamboanga—do you dare tread the most feared places of the Philippines to see surreal beauty and experience rich culture? The tide is low, and a handful of Tausug villagers, who live... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
3 Abus killed, 15 others injured in Sulu fightingFighting erupted between government troops and Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf membe
3 Abus killed, 15 others injured in Sulu fighting
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
Fighting erupted between government troops and Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf members in a jungle mountain in Sulu Province Friday morning, leaving at least three bandits dead and more than a dozen injured including ten Marines. A military report which... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Private sector lauds Beng for dynamic leadershipThe head of the Zamboanga Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation on Thursd
Private sector lauds Beng for dynamic leadership
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
The head of the Zamboanga Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation on Thursday commended Mayor Beng Climaco for her dynamic leadership in initiating new programs such as the E-PESO program that supports the shift from cash-based economy to digital... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
USAID cites Zambo’s role as engine of growthThe United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has cited Zamboa
USAID cites Zambo’s role as engine of growth
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has cited Zamboanga City for its role as engine of growth not only in Western Mindanao but the entire country as it continuously infuses resources for the implementation of projects to... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Mini-truck bumps boy in CabaluayA boy was rushed to a hospital after he was accidentally bumped by a 6-wheeler
Mini-truck bumps boy in Cabaluay
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
A boy was rushed to a hospital after he was accidentally bumped by a 6-wheeler Bongo Type mini-truck along MCLL Highway, Barangay Cabaluay, this city, Thursday morning. Police identified the victim as Merham Silbin y Isnani, a resident of Sitio... Read more
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Rappler
Visit these 10 magical, beautiful lagoons in the PhilippinesMAGIC AND BEAUTY. There is magic in lagoons’ stillness and natural beauty, like
Visit these 10 magical, beautiful lagoons in the Philippines
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
MAGIC AND BEAUTY. There is magic in lagoons’ stillness and natural beauty, like at the Big Lagoon in El Nido, Palawan, shown here. All photos taken by Rhea Claire Madarang unless otherwise specified There is something magical about lagoons. From a... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
JIs sighted with Abus in SuluZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – At least four Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) militants wer
JIs sighted with Abus in Sulu
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 3 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – At least four Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) militants were sighted with Abu Sayyaf bandits during an encounter with Marines in Patikul, Sulu yesterday. Brig. Gen. Alan Arrojado, commander of Joint Task Group Sulu, said Amin... Read more
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The Star
Torn between the negotiators - One Man's MeatI have seen groups claiming credit for releases for which they were not respons
Torn between the negotiators - One Man's Meat
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
I have seen groups claiming credit for releases for which they were not responsible, and groups marking up the ransom so that they could take a cut. THE threat of beheading hangs over the head of Malaysian hostage Bernard Then, held on the notorious... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
3 Abu Sayyaf brigands killed, 14 wounded in Sulu clash (ZAMBOANGA CITY — Three Abu Sayyaf brigands were killed while 14 others, includi
3 Abu Sayyaf brigands killed, 14 wounded in Sulu clash (
Zamboanga Times / Posted 3 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY — Three Abu Sayyaf brigands were killed while 14 others, including four brigands, were wounded in a fierce gun battle Friday in the province of Sulu, a top military official said. Brig. Gen. Alan Arrojado, Joint Task Group Sulu... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
Zambo, USAID launch E-Peso programZAMBOANGA CITY — Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar and officials of the United
Zambo, USAID launch E-Peso program
Zamboanga Times / Posted 3 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY — Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar and officials of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) formally launched on Thursday afternoon the E-Peso ecosystem to jumpstart the implementation of cashless transactions... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
Police arrest 2 top most wanted persons in Zambo SurZAMBOANGA CITY — The police have arrested two people-a father and his son-who w
Police arrest 2 top most wanted persons in Zambo Sur
Zamboanga Times / Posted 3 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY — The police have arrested two people-a father and his son-who were listed as among the most wanted persons in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, an official announced Thursday. Senior Supt. Romulo Cleve Taboso, Police Regional... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
14 wounded as troops clash with ASG brigands, JI militants in SuluZAMBOANGA CITY — Fourteen people, including four Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members
14 wounded as troops clash with ASG brigands, JI militants in Sulu
Zamboanga Times / Posted 3 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY — Fourteen people, including four Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members, were wounded in an hour-long firefight Friday in the hinterlands of Sulu. Brig. Gen. Alan Arrojado, Joint Task Group Sulu commander, said the firefight broke out around... Read more
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ESPN
Little League World Series history lesson -- 15 fun factsThe championship of the Little League World Series will be decided this weekend
Little League World Series history lesson -- 15 fun facts
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
The championship of the Little League World Series will be decided this weekend, with the United States and international championships on Saturday and the title game Sunday. In Thursday's games, Pearland, Texas, hit two home runs in extra innings... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Grace Poe visits Zambo siege survivorsSen. Grace Poe visits siege survivors, children in transitory sites in Masepla,
Grace Poe visits Zambo siege survivors
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 3 days ago
Sen. Grace Poe visits siege survivors, children in transitory sites in Masepla, Mampang, Zamboanga City. Photo by Jewel Reyes, ABS-CBN News ZAMBOANGA - Sen. Grace Poe visited this city Tuesday to meet victims of the 2013 Zamboanga siege,... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
PAPI awards Lobregat as Outstanding CongressmanZamboanga City District 1 Representative Celso L. Lobregat is one of the awarde
PAPI awards Lobregat as Outstanding Congressman
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
Zamboanga City District 1 Representative Celso L. Lobregat is one of the awardees for The Outstanding Congressmen/women of the Philippines (TOCP) Award of the Publishers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (PAPI) this year. The recognition and... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
PNP assures worthy service vice city’s massive supportA top official of the Philippine National Police (PNP) from Camp Crame was virt
PNP assures worthy service vice city’s massive support
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
A top official of the Philippine National Police (PNP) from Camp Crame was virtually short of words to express his profound gratitude to the city government of Zamboanga under Mayor Beng Climaco for its enormous assistance to the local police force... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Beng, USAID launch E-Peso system in ZamboTo jumpstart the implementation of cashless transactions in the local governmen
Beng, USAID launch E-Peso system in Zambo
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
To jumpstart the implementation of cashless transactions in the local government, Mayor Beng Climaco and USAID officials Thursday afternoon formally launched the E-PESO ecosystem in Zamboanga City with strong support from the private sector and other... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Grace Poe vows to prioritize best interest of MindanaoansIf given the chance, Senator Grace Poe would prioritize the best interest of th
Grace Poe vows to prioritize best interest of Mindanaoans
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
If given the chance, Senator Grace Poe would prioritize the best interest of the people of Mindanao or Mindanaoans in whatever path she chooses to take. "Makakaasa po kayo na pag nabigyan ako ng pagkakataon kung ano pa man ang aking landas na... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Celso looks after waterless sitiosResidents in waterless sitios of some far-flung barangays will soon enjoy the b
Celso looks after waterless sitios
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
Residents in waterless sitios of some far-flung barangays will soon enjoy the benefit for water service courtesy of District 1 Congressman Celso Lobregat. Zamboanga City District Engineer Cholie Roble of the Department of Public Works and Highways... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
DepEd bares teachers’ month activitiesThe Department of Education (DepEd) - Division of Zamboanga City bared the acti
DepEd bares teachers’ month activities
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
The Department of Education (DepEd) - Division of Zamboanga City bared the activities for teachers’ month from September 5 to October 5, 2015. Schools Division Superintendent, Pedro Melchor Natividad said, “This is to give due recognition to our... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MNLF intel officer escapes in drug bustZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - An intelligence officer of the Moro National Libe
MNLF intel officer escapes in drug bust
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - An intelligence officer of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) escaped a drug buy-bust operation Wednesday in a coastal village of Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte. Police Inspector Dahlan Samuddin, information officer... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Inspired by Pamana, serpent eagle rescued in ZamboangaZAMBOANGA CITY – Another serpent eagle was rescued by residents after it fell i
Inspired by Pamana, serpent eagle rescued in Zamboanga
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 5 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY – Another serpent eagle was rescued by residents after it fell in a residential area in Zone 1, Barangay Ayala in this city on Thursday morning. The eagle was weak and could no longer fly when Jeseree Jean Balida attempted to release... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Another bomb explosion in AyalaYesterday, August 26, early morning—at about 6:30AM, a bomb was, accordingly, p
Another bomb explosion in Ayala
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
Yesterday, August 26, early morning—at about 6:30AM, a bomb was, accordingly, planted in nearby dirt and exploded close in proximity to the house of the Ayala Barangay Captain. This is the second time, where such was attempted to either scare or... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Alsons reports 41% jump in first-half 2015 incomeIn a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), Alsons Consolidated Res
Alsons reports 41% jump in first-half 2015 income
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), Alsons Consolidated Resources, Inc. (ACR) - the publicly-listed company of the Alcantara Group, reported a 41% rise in net Income attributable to the parent to P218.9 Million in the first-half... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
WestMinCom Commander leads bloodletting activityThe Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) led by its Commander, Lieutenant Gene
WestMinCom Commander leads bloodletting activity
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
The Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) led by its Commander, Lieutenant General Rustico Guerrero, conducted a bloodletting activity in collaboration with the Zamboanga City Medical Center (ZCMC) and the Rotary Club of Zamboanga City West at the... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Climaco orders all-out war against criminality (Wants speedy arrest of Ayala blast suspectMayor Beng Climaco has ordered the local police authorities to wage an all-out
Climaco orders all-out war against criminality (Wants speedy arrest of Ayala blast suspect
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
Mayor Beng Climaco has ordered the local police authorities to wage an all-out war against criminality and to arrest immediately the person or persons responsible for the explosion that injured three children on their way to school early yesterday... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Beng grateful to civic groups, partners’ continuous supportMayor Beng Climaco yesterday conveyed her profound gratitude to all civic group
Beng grateful to civic groups, partners’ continuous support
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
Mayor Beng Climaco yesterday conveyed her profound gratitude to all civic groups here and abroad for their unceasing support to the people of Zamboanga City, particularly the disaster victims. Specifically, Mayor Climaco thanked the Zamboanga City... Read more
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