Photo Journal

Mayor Beng Climaco, District I Cong. Celso Lobregat, Procurement Service Director Atty. Estanislao Granados and Msgr. Cris Manongas and other guests prepare for the blessing and inauguration of the newly-constructed 2-storey PS Sub-Depot building at Zone IV on Friday.

Mayor Beng Climaco Thursday hands over the symbolic key to the Paniran transitory site, located at the Silsillah Dialogue Movement property in Sta. Catallina to  temporarily house at least 20 families currently occupying the Don GEMS evacuation center. — Joey Bautista  

Supt. Ranie P. Hachuela (Extreme right ) assumed on Wednesday as new chief of police of Dipolog City. (Extreme left) ormer Chief of Police Supt. Joven R. Parcon. Mayor Evelyn T. Uy was the guest of honor with Zamboanga del Norte Police Provincial Office Director Sr. Supt. James Mejia. —

Persons with Disability (PWD) join the celebration of the 36th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week. — Remus Ong

Mayor Beng Climaco and Ecozone Chair Christopher Arnuco entertain Japanese investors citing Zamboanga’s business potentials, during the latter’s visit to City Hall, July 19. — Joey Bautista

Sulu Gov. Totoh Tan, Tawi-Tawi Gov. Nurbert Sahali, Basilan  Gov. Jum Akbar, Lanao del Sur Gov. Bombit Adiong,  Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu and Sulu Vice Gov.  Sakur Tan and former Tawi-Tawi Gov. Sadikul Sahali band  together and throw their all-out support to President  Aquino and the government’s DAP initiatives. —

A man mauled by three unidentified attackers along the highway in Tetuan is being helped by the emergency response team of Police Station 11.. — Remus Ong

Mayor Beng Climaco stresses non-inclusion of Zamboanga City  in the proposed Bangsamoro core territory in a meeting with  GPH Peace Panel member for the MILF peace talks Senen  Bacani Tuesday morning. The mayor supports the government’s  peace initiatives but reiterates non-inclusion of Zamboanga  City—none of its 98 component barangays including

Electrical shop owner Francisco Molenio Sr. is slumped on the steering wheel of his multicab after a motorcycle riding gunman shot him several times in Cawit Monday night. — Noning Antonio

You think habal-habal in Zamboanga City can do wonders in carrying more than two passengers. There’s another kind in Agusan del Sur called “skylab” that can load up to 6 passengers. — MindaNews photo by Erwin Mascarinas

Another gun violence kills 32-year-old …

24 Jul 2014 Hits:9 Top stories

JEALOUSY ANGLE PROBED   A little more than 24 hours after an electrical shop owner was shot dead in Barangay Cawit on Monday, a 32-year-old man was killed in yet another gun violence that has been causing apprehension among residents. Jhonrey Altamia y Francisco, single, of Mampang. was driving a Mazda pick-up truck with his girlfriend and her 13-year-old son aboard when a motorcycle sidled up the vehicle and the backrider opened fire on them in Barangay Kasanyangan Tuesday night. Altamia sustained multiple bullet wounds in the body and died on the front seat. Tetuan Police Station commander Supt. Haywien Salvado said Altamia, his girlfriend... Read more

Inside Stories

DOST: P49-M needed to open science high…

18 Jul 2014 Hits:48 Inside Stories

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said at least P49 million is initially needed to put up a Philippines Science High School (PSHS) here in the region. This was disclosed by DOST Assistant Regional Director for Administrative Support and Technical Services Martin Wee citing the P49 million is for the... Read more


KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS: Godlessness breed…

24 Jul 2014 Hits:5 Opinions

BY Atty. BATAS MAURICIO   LIFE’S INSPIRATION: “…Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people…” (Proverbs 14:34, the Holy Bible). * * * * CORRUPTION DUE TO GODLESSNESS: I wish to reiterate some columns I wrote months ago, about corruption having been warned and foretold to happen to a people... Read more

Social Whirl

Masadya gid sang ZICANAG

23 Jul 2014 Hits:25 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 Occidental, Antique, and Guimaras)... Read more

PEP Talk

WMSU High School '89 ran with a purpose

24 Jul 2014 Hits:3 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