Photo Journal

US Ambassador Philip Goldberg, Mayor Beng Climaco, PAF and JSOTFP officials aboard a Humvee, inspect the newly-repaired airport runway Friday. (PAF photo)

The charred remains of the Pajero and the burned house of former Lamitan City vice mayor Cely New after a fire broke out yesterday at Lacandalo Drive, Sta. Maria, this city. --  Dan Toribio

Work has resumed at the housing project for IDPs in Lustre St., Sta. Barbara with the contractor vowing to come up with quality work on the dozens of low-cost houses. -- Remus Ong

Police have intensified the campaign against jaywalkers who seemed to have made the roads within the city's downtown commercial district their playground. -- Remus Ong

Mayor Beng Climaco with one of the sons of Nur Sakiram and other relatives moments after the latter was subdued by policemen. -- Remus Ong

Hostage-taker Nur Sakiram is restrained with handcuffs on a stretcher after he was subdued during a hostage drama in Baliwasan. -- Remus Ong

A blade weapon called "pira" seized from hostage taker Nur Sakiram. -- Dan Toribio

7479- Mayor Beng Climaco consults with the Labuan Barangay Council led by Ronald Maravilla on the sidelight of the Dia del Alcalde held in the barangay Tuesday.

Camp Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City -- Western Mindanao Command led by Brig. Gen. Orlando E. De Leon, Deputy Commander on Nov. 24, gave departure honors to Army Cpl. Glenn John Bacelonia who was killed in the encounter with the Abu Sayyaf Group in Parang, Sulu on November 22,

Mayor Beng Climaco accepts from Barry Reed, Chief of Party of the USAID Project ENGAGE together with Dr. Robert Panaguiton and Prof. Perla Arlene Ledesma of the Ateneo Research Center the findings/results of the study entitled "Economic Capacities and Preferred Livelihood of the Zamboanga City IDPs across Ethnicities" during the

1 dead, 2 hurt in hi-way mishap

28 Nov 2014 Hits:13 Top stories

A fish vendor was killed, while two others including a barangay kagawad, were injured in a road mishap at Sitio Basagan, Buenavista, Wednesday afternoon. Killed was Adnan Adua y Duraim, 35, of Sitio Camias, Curuan. Injured were Benjamin Espejo y Rebollos, 46, married, kagawad of Latuan and his motorcycle backrider Desiree Canada,36, of Tumaga. A police report disclosed that an Isuzu Crosswind driven by Jesus Saavedra y Jayson, 51, married, of Lower Cabatangan, was heading for Zamboanga City from Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay when it accidentally bumped a Yamaha Crypton motorcycle driven by Adua at Sitio Basagan, Buenavista, After colliding with the Crypton, the... Read more

Inside Stories

Thousands march for peace in Sulu

28 Nov 2014 Hits:13 Inside Stories

SULU – Thousands of people participated in the celebration of the Sulu Week of Peace as provincial government leaders urged citizens to continue supporting peace and development efforts to sustain the economic progress here. The celebration, which began with a walk from the capital town of Jolo to the Provincial Capitol... Read more


KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS: Doing crimes the …

28 Nov 2014 Hits:5 Opinions

BY Atty. BATAS MAURICIO   LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all of these things shall be added unto you…” (Jesus Christ, our God and Savior, in Matthew 6:33, the Holy Bible). * * * * REPOST FROM 2010: “NO ONE WILL ESCAPE THE CONSEQUENCES OF HIS ACTS:... Read more

Social Whirl

Marquee Diaz turns 1

28 Nov 2014 Hits:17 Social Whirl

Marquee Diaz turns 1

Cuddly and bubbly Marquee Leonard Diaz celebrated his first birthday with a colorful and happy Sesame Stree Theme last October 18. Held at the cozy Pavillion of Astoria Regency, families and friends of Macky and Leila  Salazar-Diaz came to greet their first born child.  Children as well the adult guests... Read more

PEP Talk

Now showing at Cinematheque Zamboanga – …

27 Nov 2014 Hits:13 Pep Talk

Now showing at Cinematheque Zamboanga – Science Film Festival 2014

The opening of the Science Film Festival 2014 at the Cinematheque Zamboanga City last Tuesday has thrilled and made the first batch of local students who viewed them appreciate science in another way.  A noble project of  the Goethe-Institute Philippines, a German Foundation, which promotes appreciation of culture, science, and... Read more