Photo Journal

The first year anniversary of the September 9 MNLF attack draws nearer and local residents are still suffering from trauma brought about by that horrible event. Photo shows a Philippine flag raised by Philippine soldiers at the rooftop of KGK Building after government forces defeated the

Ronald Pelegr looks like in good shape after he was freed by Abu Sayyaf militants Wednesday night in Sulu. — Bhong Simbaon

WMSU President Dr. Milabel Enriquez-Ho (center) awards a certificate to KSA-Ministry of Health’s head of delegation, Mr. Dakhilullah Al-Shabrami. Photo shows WMSU officials and KSA delegates with POEA and DOLE representatives.

(L-R) Mr. Omar Al-Safi (Asst. Employment Attache, KSA-MOH), Mr. Dakhilullah Al-Shabrami (head of the delegation), Mr. Adam A. Musa (Labor Attache, DOLE), Mr. Albert E. Gutib (Asst. Regional Director, DOLE RO IX), and Mr. Ian A. Lahi (Head, DOLE Zamboanga City)

Turning over of Municipal Fish Landing in Olutanga by Ms. Melba Wee, Information Officer of DA9 to Mayor Hilario G. Capotulan.

Ribbon cutting of Poblacion Fish Landing in Alicia by Ms. Melba Wee, Information Officer of DA9 and Mayor Yashie S. Musa, Al-Haj.

Mayor Beng Climaco and Distict 1 Rep. Celso Lobregat lead officials in the blessing and grand opening of Zamboanga Peninsula Medical Center. With them are former Health Usec. Dr. Mila Fernandez and Vice. Mayor Cesar Ituralde. — Allen Abastillas

Councilor Gerky Valesco is assisted by Tirso Santillan Jr., WMPC Exec Vice Pres./ CEO, DepEd Schools Supt. Pedro Natividad and Lepidaplera T. Villanueva during the blessing and turnover of Library and school books donated by WMPC to Putik Central School yesterday. — Allen Abastillas

Mayor Beng Climaco and military and police officials facilitate the signing of a peace agreement between the Recodo Muslim Association and Dacon Company officials related to fencing of a private property in the area Friday. — Joey Bautista

Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde reads Resolution No. 320 commending Mark Barroca for bringing honor and glory to the city. Also in photo are Councilors Elong Natividad, Meng Agan, Percy Ramos and Ismael Musa. — Monch L. Follosco

Recodo residents, Dacon reach deal

01 Sep 2014 Hits:12 Top stories

After a lull in the negotiations, residents of Purok 3 Recodo and the Dacon or M&S Company have finally come to an agreement Friday (August 29) ending an almost seven-month conflict that have caused lives and properties. The peace deal was prompted after officials from the Recodo Non-Christian Muslim Homeowners Association headed by Edris Aminulla as president and Hadja Amina Ambunting as secretary have voluntarily written a letter accepting the conditions set by the Dacon related to the construction of a fence in the latter’s property in the barangay. Both association officials affixed their signatures on the letter agreeing that the fence... Read more

Inside Stories

DTI prompts retailers to adhere to SRP…

30 Aug 2014 Hits:20 Inside Stories

The Department of Trade and Industry Zamboanga City Office (DTI ZCO) prompts owners and operators of supermarkets, groceries, wet markets and general merchandise stores to comply with the Suggested Retail Prices (SRPs) for products classified under basic necessities and prime commodities of the Price Act of the Philippines. Dir-Consumer Protection Group... Read more


TODAY’S MANNA: Tomorrow is uncertain

01 Sep 2014 Hits:6 Opinions

BY Berlie G. Yap   It’s a given fact that tomorrow is a haze, a total limbo that none can tell about what is ahead. It’s a reality that only the Divine has trodden upon and the sole reason why it is worth to trust Him. We may not know who holds... Read more

Social Whirl

Miss Zamboanga 2012 Christine Juaton aim…

28 Aug 2014 Hits:124 Social Whirl

Miss Zamboanga 2012 Christine Juaton aims for Mutya ng Mindanao crown

  Beauteous, witty, intelligent and charming Miss Zamboanga City 2012 Christine Juaton is our city’s representative to the prestigious crown of Mutya ng Mindanao 2014 on September 12 at General Santos City.  It will be one of the highlights of Tuna Festival 2014 of that city. Christine graduated nursing... Read more

PEP Talk

Celebrating Iloilo City Charter Day

28 Aug 2014 Hits:1 Pep Talk

Celebrating Iloilo City Charter Day

I am fortunate to be in my birth place, Iloilo City, when it culminated its 77 Charter Day last August 25. It was one public holiday wherein I saw people from all sectors participated. There were several big activities that preceded it – job fairs, dragon boat festival, kit... Read more