Photo Journal

Lamitan City police make inventory of the items seized during a drug buy bust at Flores St., Barangay Malakas were a suspected drug pusher Adonis Manuel was arrested Friday. — Richard Falcatan

he long dry spell is taking its toll on the city’s agriculture sector and threatening the fishery sector, particularly fishponds. — Remus Ong

PUMA (Pulis-Marine-Army) security forces put up on-the-spot checkpoints in various parts to keep the city protected from terror plots and criminal activities. — Remus Ong

Mayor Beng Climaco and UNICEF Country Director Lota Sylwonder lead the signing ceremonies for the memorandum of agreement Friday formalizing the implementation of the joint UNICEF-LGU Workplan for Zamboanga 2015-2016. — Joey Bautista

DepEd USEC Dina S. Ocampo and PASUC President Dr. Ricardo E. Rotoras.

Plaza del Pilar goes dark for 60 minutes, as Zamboanga City Saturday night (March 28) joins Earth Hour, a global call to action to change Climate Change with numerous activities. Jasmine Mohammadsali

Mayor Beng Climaco addresses members of the Zamboanga media during her regular Monday press briefing in City Hall. Other resource persons are (R-L) PSC Chief PSupt. Ariel Huesca, City Police Director Col. Angelito Casimiro and City Environment, Natural Resources Officer Engr. Rey Gonzales and City Health Officer Rodel Agbulos (not

Isabela City Mayor Cherry Santos-Akbar officiates the mass wedding of more than 100 couples, an annual activity initiated by her every celebration of the founding anniversary of Isabela City. -- Richard Falcatan

Suspect Jason Bucoy Andico

A guidance counselor by profession, Mayor Beng Climaco was invited to talk on stress management before members of the Philippine Marines in Cabatangan Tuesday. JOEY BAUTISTA

Climaco stands firm: Justice for Zambo C…

25 Apr 2015 Hits:27 Top stories

By Jasmine Mohammadsali   In the recent plea bargaining proposal for accused MNLF members accused in the September 2013 Zamboanga siege, Mayor Beng Climaco defends the City’s stand and clamors for justice! On April 22, 2015, members of the Panel of Special Prosecutors from the Department of Justice met with City Mayor Beng Climaco and the City Legal Team to discuss recent developments of the cases entitled People of the Philippines versus Chairman Nurulaji Misuari,, where the accused proposed to plead guilty to lesser crimes. The chief executive’s initial reaction was to outrightly reject the plea bargaining proposal, but later reiterated the need... Read more

Inside Stories

Real estate appraisal training in Zambo…

31 Mar 2015 Hits:151 Inside Stories

A Comprehensive Real Estate Appraisal Training (CREASAT) will be conducted by the Philippine Association of Realty Appraisers, Inc. (PARA) in cooperation with the Zamboanga Real Estate Board, Inc. (ZAREB) every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday starting May 8, 2015 onwards until June 7, 2015. The seminar and training starts each day... Read more


CA Justice Bueser sued for bias

24 Apr 2015 Hits:32 Opinions

KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS BY Atty. BATAS MAURICIO   LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… maintain justice in the courts…” (Amos 5:15, the Holy Bible). * * * * CA JUSTICE BUESER SUED FOR BIAS: In the on-going court battle over the ownership of the Harbour Centre Port Terminal Inc., a long-standing rule prohibiting the filing of criminal... Read more

Social Whirl

RCZC lights up lives in Zamboanga City f…

05 Mar 2015 Hits:331 Social Whirl

RCZC lights up lives in Zamboanga City for 67 years

The Rotary Club of Zamboanga City (RCZC) is celebrating its 67th year as a civic-socio club today. Chartered on March 5, 1948, this highly admired organization is one of the oldest in the Philippines. It is also a multi-awarded club recognized by different government and private agencies. Ranked 11th in... Read more

PEP Talk

MYPEACE Project serves 108 madaris kids …

16 Mar 2015 Hits:245 Pep Talk

MYPEACE Project serves 108 madaris kids in Chefs for Peace

In a simple tribute to women and children in communities, the Voice of Mindanao in partnership with the United States Embassy in Manila conducted the Chefs for Peace cooking competition among Muslim youth under the Madrasah Youth Promoting English Advancement for Community Empowerment (MYPEACE) recently in our city.“Chefs for Peace... Read more