Photo Journal

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

Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde shows to reporters the negative results of drug tests which he and his three sons underwent yesteday to dismiss rumors that one of his family members is into drug use. — Hermie Ventura/ Tatak RMN

Sulu Vice Governor Sakur Tan and DOST representatives during the hand over of the Philippine Standard Time clock on September 15, 2014.— Al Jacinto

Internationally-acclaimed artist Rameer Tawasil and his Portuguese colleague Joaquim Franco on Monday surprise Mayor Beng Climaco with an artwork, as a token of appreciation for her support and assistance to the recently-concluded art healing workshop and consequent art exhibit featuring drawings of children affected by the 2013 siege. — Joey Bautista

Engr. Shadimar Jalaidi and Engr. Jaqueline Tarranza of the Department of Pulic Works and Highways answer questions from reporters regarding the progress of the ongoing project on the city’s road to recovery. — Remus Ong

Officials and residents of Ayala led by Chairman Diosterides Librero attentively listen to Mayor Beng Climaco during the barangay budget forum for west coast barangay officials held at the Ayala gymnasium Monday. — Joey Bautista

  Mayor Beng Climaco exchanges pleasantries with ACF International Country Director (Philippines MIssion) Jayad Ammozegar and other aid workers during the latter’s courtesy call in City Hall Wednesday afternoon. — Joey Bautista

Lamitan City police chief Sr. Insp. Gean Gallardo points to a hole pierced by a grenade fragment in a grenade attack on a businessman’s warehouse in Lamitan City Tuesday night. — Richard Falcatan

2 Marines nabbed in shabu buy- bust

20 Sep 2014 Hits:38 Top stories

Two enlisted personnel of the Philippine Marines were arrested during a buy-bust operation in Barangay San Jose District, Pagadian City last Wednesday. Nabbed were Cpl. Ryan Monterel Depuno and PFC Silvano Caindoy. They were arrested by men of the Provincial Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Force (PAIDSOTF) led by Sr. Insp. Rommel Gabriel Etbew, chief PAIDSOTF and personnel of the Pagadian City Police Station. Confiscated from their possession were 14 small heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to shabu, .a 45 caliber pistol with two magazines loaded with 19 rounds of ammunition and P500 marked money. The arrested... Read more

Inside Stories

Thousands flock to Sulu job fair

20 Sep 2014 Hits:26 Inside Stories

Thousands of job seekers turned out on Wednesday in the southern Philippine province of Sulu where a three-day job fair was launched by the local government. Sulu Gov. Toto Tan said the job fair was the first in the province and that at least two dozen private recruitment agencies, companies and... Read more


KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS: Typhoon Mario’s ra…

20 Sep 2014 Hits:16 Opinions

BY Atty. BATAS MAURICIO   LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…God is not human, that he should lie, not a human being, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill?...” (Numbers 23:19, the Holy Bible). * * * * RAINS, FLOODS, HIT RP ONCE AGAIN: September... Read more

Social Whirl

Miss Zamboanga City Christine Juan crown…

17 Sep 2014 Hits:131 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

Learn IT business from Technopreneurs - …

19 Sep 2014 Hits:39 Pep Talk

Learn IT business from Technopreneurs - lucrative than selling foods, clothes and other goods

Today might be a turning point in your business life at Grand Astoria Hotel. Attend, listen, and be inspired from 4 successful technopreneurs (technology entrepreneurs) who will talk about making it big in the business world using Information Technology (IT). One speaker is from a small Tawi-Tawi island,... Read more