Photo Journal

Mayor Beng Climaco and City Police Director Sr. Supt. Angelito Casimiro display show the cartographic sketches of the suspect in the twin blasts along Tomas Claudio Street Sunday night.

PNP Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) scan the blast site along Tomas Claudio St. for possible evidences that will help solve Sunday night's twin bomb explosions.

Marijuana farm found by government forces while tracking down Abu Sayyaf kidnappers in Maimbung, Sulu. -- Wesmincom photo

Marijuana farm found by government forces while tracking down Abu Sayyaf kidnappers in Maimbung, Sulu. -- Wesmincom photo

Mayor Beng Climaco, Australian Ambassador for Counter-Terrorism Miles Armitage and Task Force Zamboanga Chief Col. Andrelino Colina shares light moments at City Hall during the envoy's courtesy call Wednesday afternoon.

US Ambassador Phillip Goldberg and District II Cong. Lilia Nuño stand witness to the signing of the memorandum of understanding between Mayor Beng Climaco and USAID Mission Director Gloria Steele enrolling the city to the Cities Development Initiatives (CDI) program.

Mayor Beng Climaco together with Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde and the members of the City Council present to the House Ad Hoc Committee the city's position paper on the Bangsamoro Basic law during the BBL forum in Centro Latino Friday.

Ceremonial ribbon cutting for the airport runway repair project led by US ambassador Philip Goldberg and Mayor Beng Climaco with 3rd Air Division Commander MGen. Emeraldo Magnaye and Zambo airport manager Danilo Abareta. (PAF photo)

The Cesar C. Climaco tomb insignia being unveiled marking the 30th death anniversary of the legendary mayor, November 14 with Mayor Beng Climaco and the Climaco relatives leading the rites at the Freedom Park in Abong-abong.

A 19-year-old girl from Sta. Catalina is being helped by her cousin on what was described as case of a "bad spirit" entering her body. The girl later was brought to a quack doctor. -- Remus Ong

Mayor Beng Climaco with Commodore Leopoldo Laroya, Coast Guard Zambo-Station Commander LJGrade Jomark Angge and other officials during the blessing and inauguration of the boat shed, garage and visitors' lounge and renaming Coast Guard Sub-station Cawit, November 15.

The caskets of two of the five slain soldiers at the Base Operation Ramp of the Edwin Andrews Air Base (EAAB) ready for shipping to Cagayan Valley yesterday. -- Monch L. Follosco  

Mayor Beng Climaco welcomes to Zamboanga the members of the House Ad Hoc Committee on the BBL during the BBL forum at Centro Latino Friday.

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

Largest gathering of tribes kicks off t…

21 Nov 2014 Hits:19 Top stories

Throngs of people belonging to the different indigenous peoples (IP) groups in the whole of Mindanao are set to converge in the city today and tomorrow for Dayaw 2014: The Indigenous People’s Festival, considered as the largest gathering of different Southern Philippines tribes here. “The Dayaw participants come from 27 tribal affiliations composed of 12-13 clusters from all over Mindanao,” said Al-Anwar Anzar, National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Commissioner for the Sub-commission on Cultural Communities and Traditional Arts (SCCTA). ”We expect this to be a very happy celebration and at the same time, this will be a positive strategy... Read more

Inside Stories

ZCWD conducts info drive in Sinunuc

21 Nov 2014 Hits:6 Inside Stories

By MONTEE E. DOMINGO The Zamboanga City Water District (ZCWD) had the opportunity to meet residents of Barangay Sinunuc on Saturday, November 8, 2014. The request was made by Hon. Pilarica K. Ledesma, Punong Barangay of Sinunuc, together with the Barangay Kagawads and some concerned citizens of the said barangay. As part of... Read more


People’s cultures, traditions add color…

21 Nov 2014 Hits:16 Opinions

Thousands visited the compound of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in Cotabato City from Monday till Wednesday to see tribal villages built to showcase the ethnicity of ARMM’s Muslim, Christian and lumad folks. The Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi mock enclaves inside the 32-hectare regional government center... Read more

Social Whirl

Restaurateur and businessman Henson Wee …

20 Nov 2014 Hits:48 Social Whirl

Restaurateur and businessman Henson Wee honored on his birthday at Up North

  If he had his way, Park 88 restaurant owner and businessman Henson Wee would had last November 17, Monday, be just another business day. No plans to celebrate his 30th plus birth date (he does not want to reveal his age).  The main reason, he shared, his love of his... Read more

PEP Talk

Walnut City Mayor in California, USA is …

18 Nov 2014 Hits:82 Pep Talk

Walnut City Mayor in California, USA is from Basilan

Reading and learning success stories of Filipinos abroad makes us proud. And if you happen to drop by Walnut City in California, USA, the current City Mayor is from Basilan. He is Antonio “Tony” Cartagena. Here’s his story I pick from the internet (  about him “A Trailblazer in Public... Read more