Photo Journal

Jhonrey Altamia y Francisco is slumped on the frontseat of a pickup truck after he was shot by a former PN enlistedman in Kasanyangan. — Teodiver Arquiza

District 1 Cong. Celso Lobregat speaks about ambiguities in the constitutionality of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law during the forum “Weaving the Tapestry for Peace” initiated by the Ateneo de Zamboanga University last Tuesday.

Mayor Beng Climaco Wednesday supervises the distribution of cash assistance to families displaced by the June 5 fire in Campo Islam. — Joey Bautista

Mayor Beng Climaco declared anew the city’s firm stand for non-inclusion in the proposed Bangsamoro core territoryunder the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law during the Weaving  the Tapestry for Peace” forum spearheaded by the Ateneo de  Zamboanga University Tuesday. — Joey Bautista

Mayor Beng Climaco and City Administrator Antonio Orendain Jr. Tuesday facilitated a meeting between purse seiner operators and small fishermen in coastal areas in the wake of disputes resulting to violent incidents in coastal barangays. — Joey Bautista

Mayor Beng Climaco joins the Muslim community in breaking the fast during the Grand Iftar initiated by the City Government Wednesday in Recodo. — Joey Bautista

Mayor Beng Climaco leads the inspection of the Lamisahan bridge on the sidelight of her Dia del Alcalde activity in the barangay Thursday. — Joey Bautista

District 1 Congressman Lobregat hosts the 11th Pagbukah at Garden Orchid Hotel with Ustadz Adnam Napii, Ustadz Sakur Abdurakman, Ustadz Marwan Gajir and Prof. Ali Yacub, Al-Hj.

Mayor Beng Climaco, DILG Regional Director Atty. Faizal Abutazil, PLDT business head Jimmy Chua and 5th Special Action Force Commander PCI Reynald Ariño display the memorandum of agreement forged Thursday that will pave the way for the upgrading and expansion of the 117 facility. Also in photo are members of

Sta. Catalina Barangay Chairman Jimmy Villaflores (inset) on the podium showing the tax map of Sta Catalina during the Council committee hearing on the barangay boundaries within Zamboanga City Thursday. — Remus Ong

Lamitan police chief sacked over spate …

25 Jul 2014 Hits:16 Top stories

The police chief of Lamitan City, Basilan, was relieved following the series of gun violence the latest of which was the fatal shooting of a kagawad of Barangay Parangbasak yesterday. Relieved from his post was Chief Insp. Almer Ismael. The commander of the Basilan Provincial Public Safety Batallion Company, Chief Insp. Parson Asadil was designated as officer-in-charge of the Lamitan City police station. Parangbasak Kagawad Asmarin Halul was driving a Honda XRM motorcycle when a gunman riding on another Honda XRM opened fire on him at Oval Site, Barangay Matibay, Lamitan City around 12:56 p.m. yesterday. A bullet pierced Halul’s chest and exited... Read more

Inside Stories

BES elects set of officers

25 Jul 2014 Hits:5 Inside Stories

The Bakong Elementary School (BES) in Sinunul, Tawi-Tawi elected its set of officers among its pupils last July 7. In a field of 184 kindergarten up to Grade VI pupils who voted, for president, Jehanna Tricia Abbas Paslangan won handily by a landslide with 95 votes over her two rivals Althea... Read more


Dateline Manila: Senate vows to win bac…

25 Jul 2014 Hits:9 Opinions

BY Sammy Santos   Echoing the statement of government peace negotiator Senen Bacani that the current contentious issues in the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) are not irreconcilable, Senate President Frank Drilon urged the government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) panels to come up with “acceptable” solutions to ensure swift passage... Read more

Social Whirl

Masadya gid sang ZICANAG

23 Jul 2014 Hits:40 Social Whirl

Masadya gid sang ZICANAG

For Ilonggo speaking people, they can understand Social Whirl headline. It means so much fun with ZICANAG. And it happened last Sunday, July 20, at the  Zamboanga Golf and Beach when the officers and members of Circulo ZICANAG (Zamboanga Ilonggo Circle from Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, Negros... Read more

PEP Talk

WMSU High School '89 ran with a purpose

24 Jul 2014 Hits:33 Pep Talk

WMSU High School '89  ran with a purpose

  The Western Mindanao State University (WMSU) Silver Jubilarians High School Class of 1989, in celebration of the university's 2014 Grand Alumni Homecoming, welcomed its batch mates with a fun run with a purpose, "Run for Fun," last July 6.  The funds raised will be used for projects for their beloved... Read more