Photo Journal

A school ID of Nanalin Ilul, a fourth year HS student, who died after her motorcycle collided with a military vehicle in Lamitan City. — Richard Falcatan

Mayor Beng Climaco greets beneficiaries of the Dia de Alcalde in Divisoria Monday. — Joey Bautista

Zamboanga’s diverse culture as reflected in songs and dances, and the breath taking nature sights, are among the reasons why the Zamboanga pavilion landed second best during the recently concluded 25th Philippine Travel Mart held in SMX complex, Mall of Asia, Pasay City. — City Tourism Office photo

City Mayor Beng Climaco stands witness as Atty. Faida Aisha Calapardo, CSC Zamboanga City Field Office Director, presents to Eleonor Suarez, President of the Zamboanga City Government Employees Association (ZCGEA) a certificate signifying the completion of ZCGEA’s requirements as a bona-fide union during the flag ceremonies at City Hall Monday.

The Fashionista Moda of Zamboanga displays at the hallway of city hall some of the dresses they designed in connection with the induction of its officers yesterday. — Remus Ong

(L-R) Atty. Jay-ar Ortega, ZC Council Chairman, ES Jericho C. Ortega, ES Bryan G. Antiller, ES Mohammad Akkuh, and Council Field Executive Joselito “Butch” Alejabo

Police and military officials listen as Mayor Beng Climaco addresses participants to the Area Public Safety Workshop for ARMM island Provinces and the cities of Zamboanga and Isabela initiated by the Anti-Terrorism Council Program Management Center under the Office of the President. — Joey Bautista

The Fashion Designers Association of Zamboanga led by Monching Fernandez take their oath of office before Mayor Beng Climaco. JOEY BAUTISTA

Executive Director Felizardo M. Serapio Jr. lectures participants to the Target Hardening Advocacy Program against Terrorism held yesterday at the Grand Astoria Hotel. Also in photo are Wesmincom chief Maj. Gen. Rustico Guerrero, Executive Director Oscar F. Valenzuela, Police Director Ricardo C. Marquez and Atty. Nabil Tan. — Allen Abastillas

Mayor Beng Climaco and members of the City Council pose for posterity with the local government officials from Socorro, Oriental Mindoro led by Mayor Rolando Arreola, who are in the city for a five-day educational tour. — Joey Bautista

Iturralde, 3 sons undergo drug test to …

18 Sep 2014 Hits:11 Top stories

To dispel rumors that one of his sons is a drug user, Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde together with his three sons submitted themselves for drug test at the City Health Office yesterday morning. Iturralde and sons Boris, 21, Nicole, 23, a school nurse, and Oliver, 16, underwent drug test and hours later the results were released: All of them are negative of drug use. In an interview with DZT,  the vice mayor said he decided to undergo voluntary drug testing together with his sons  to show to the public that his family is clean and free from prohibited drug contrary to  rumors... Read more

Inside Stories

Simultaneous Division-wide Fun-Run 201…

18 Sep 2014 Hits:5 Inside Stories

By VERNA TUBILAG-CRUZAT   Putik District joined the Simultaneous Division-Wide Fun Run 2014 last Saturday September 6, 2014. The Putik District participants started at Boalan Elementary School passing Lobregat Highway and ended at Putik Central School. The participants were 384 teachers under Putik District and Maria Clara Lorenzo Lobregat National High School, 601 students... Read more


REFLECTION: The cross as good news

18 Sep 2014 Hits:5 Opinions

WE have just celebrated the feasts of the Exaltation or Triumph of the Holy Cross (September 14) and of Our Lady of Sorrows (September 15). It’s a good occasion to remind ourselves and to spread the good news about the cross, that is, the cross of Christ and not just... Read more

Social Whirl

Miss Zamboanga City Christine Juan crown…

17 Sep 2014 Hits:62 Social Whirl

Miss Zamboanga City Christine Juan crowned Mutya ng Mindanao

Miss Zamboanga City 2012, ramp model and a nurse by profession Christine Juaton was crowned Mutya ng Mindanao 2014 last September 12 at the Greenleaf Hotel, General Santos City in a grand beautiful ceremony. She bested 17 other beautiful candidates coming from different cities in Mindanao for this coveted beauty... Read more

PEP Talk

A tribute to a great Zamboangueño - Arch…

17 Sep 2014 Hits:41 Pep Talk

A tribute to a great Zamboangueño - Archie F. Eustaquio, III

“Life is like a series of challenges. As one challenge is met successfully, another appears in the horizon.”  - Archie F. Eustaquio, III On his 65th birthday today, Universidad de Zamboanga (UZ) will commemorate the late UZ President Dr. Arturo “Archie” F. Eustaquio, III through the unveiling of... Read more