Photo Journal

Zamboanga City examinees focused on answering the competitive exam. - dost1

Senior citizens listen intently as Mayor Beng Climaco cites the important role that the sector plays in local and national development during Wednesday’s program highlighting the Elderly Filipino Week celebration. — Joey Bautista

Students solving the time pressured intellective speed problems. - dost2 n dost

Mayor Beng Climaco Thursday confers with USAID-ENGAGE representatives led by Jules Benitez on the implementation of joint projects related to public safety and security.

Mayor Beng Climaco keynotes the opening program of the 9th Regional Convention and Scientific Meeting of the Operating Room Nurses Association of the Philippines, Inc. (ORNAP) at a local hotel Sunday, Oct. 5. -- Joey Bautista

A police trooper points to spot where an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded outside the residence of Basilan District Engineer Soler Undug in Barangay San Rafael, Isabela City Wednesday night. -- Richard Falcatan

The K-9 teams of sniffer dogs at the Fort Pilar vicinity which prompted a suspected female bomber to retreat and flee in panic on the eve of the Fiesta Pilar. -- Remus Ong

VP Jejomar C. Binay, President of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines giving Jayko his TOBS Medallion.-- Photo courtesy of Binoy Scout

Bomb experts use water disruptor to disarm a suspected IED, which turned out to be a baggage containing  personal belongings that was recovered inside a store in Isabela City. -- Richard Falcatan

Residents of Sitio San Roque in Barangay Ipil, Surigao City gather to see the rare and gigantic ocean sunfish caught by local fishermen Tuesday morning (14 Oct 2014). The fish was over two meters long and weighted 600 to 800 kilos. -- Photo courtesy of Cherryl Obado of LGU-Ipil

City Legal officer Atty. Jesus Carbon Oct. 16 administers the oath to Mayor Beng Climaco, City Health Officer Rodel Agbulos and other members of the Local Health Board, the umbrella organization of all health councils in the city.

District 1 Cong. Celso Lobregat, Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde, City Health Officer Rodel Agbulos and City Engineer Luis Despalo during the turnover of the P1.7M Campo Islam wellness center. -

Police probes reported ISIS recruitment…

20 Oct 2014 Hits:36 Top stories

City Police Director Sr. Supt. Angelito Casimiro has urged parents to be watchful on the activities of their children, especially the teenagers,  and be vigilant against dubious job recruitment for the Middle East. In an interview, Casimiro said he has received an information that there are people in the city who are recruiting and hiring young people purportedly to work in the Middle East. Casimiro said the Information gathered by his intelligence operatives tend to indicate that this recruitment of young people is for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)  in the Middle East. Casimiro said that he is still validating... Read more

Inside Stories

Sulu leadership praised, peace, dev’t e…

19 Oct 2014 Hits:26 Inside Stories

SULU – Top police and military officials have expressed support to the local provincial leadership as Sulu continues its efforts to promote peace and development. Sulu Governor Totoh Tan has recently presided over the Peace and Order Council meeting participated by representatives from various sectors here. Heads of regional government agencies... Read more


REFLECTION: Taming the tongue

20 Oct 2014 Hits:15 Opinions

BY FR. ROY CIMAGALA   It is in the Letter of St. James that we are told about taming our tongue. It’s just a small part of our body, and yet its effect, good or bad, is great. “The tongue is indeed a little member and boasts great things. Behold how small... Read more

Social Whirl

Miss CMZ Nursing Service Office (NSO) – …

14 Oct 2014 Hits:19 Social Whirl

Miss CMZ Nursing Service Office (NSO) – a beauty search with a TLC purpose

I commend my fave hospital, Ciudad Medical Zamboanga (CMZ), for the successful staging of their 3rd annual year search of Miss Nursing Service Office (NSO). It was held last October 6, 2014 at the Astoria Plaza, Grand Astoria Hotel. The is an annual beauty contest of CMZ with a purpose. ... Read more

PEP Talk

Globe’s Project 1 Phone: donate old elec…

21 Oct 2014 Hits:6 Pep Talk

Globe’s Project 1 Phone: donate old electronic gadgets, build a classroom, and win iPad Air!

I dropped by Globe Zamboanga Office in San Jose last week and I made a wonderful discovery.  It is now accepting donations of unused, non-working, or damaged old cellphones, tablets, mobile phone batteries, and even personal computers for recycling.  Profits made from these recycled materials will then be used to... Read more