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.
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.
25 Nov 2014 Hits:20 Top stories
Mayor Beng Climaco has ordered the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) to continue and intensify its anti-drag racing efforts in the City. The chief executive is pushing for the full force implementation of measures countering drag racing amidst disturbing reports of the continued occurrence of what she calls a “dangerous trade”. “I will be writing a letter to formalize my order to have a full-force implementation of our anti-drag racing campaign,” she said in her press briefing Monday at City Hall. Drag racing is a type of motor racing where automobiles or motorcycles compete head to head to be the first to cross... Read more
24 Nov 2014 Hits:21 Inside Stories
NUJP-Zamboanga y el Dia Mundial Contra La Impunidad: Una Declaracion While it has been an unprecedented record of 58 horrific killings of journalists in one day in the Philippines five years ago, there is much more to be looked into with this blatant case of multiple injustices. November 23 as the International... Read more
24 Nov 2014 Hits:38 Opinions
BY Atty. Vicente R. Solis There is one thing certain and unambiguous in RA 9054 or the expanded ARMM law, which is expressed in Sec. 1 of Art. XVIII (“Transitory Provisions”). It mandatorily requires the national government to purchase those lands and buildings in Cabatangan which are “owned, controlled, administered, or... Read more
21 Nov 2014 Hits:80 Social Whirl
The new 40’s is 60. 40’s is the new 20. Indeed, when Jhoy Ko nee Lu, turned 40 last November 19 at Garden Orchid Hotel, she looked like a blooming woman in her late 20’s. Credit that to her loving husband businessman, Roland Ko. Not used to speaking before an... Read more
25 Nov 2014 Hits:28 Pep Talk
The Fort Pilar renovation is still unresolved. Old and historical buildings in downtown Zamboanga it seems are being converted to business establishments without regards to their historical values. This is what Pep Talk fears. Money over values. Worse, passive attitude, nobody cares. There are still many old building in our... Read more