Photo Journal

Mayor Beng Climaco keynotes the Fisher Folk Congress held at the Melriss Restaurant Tuesday morning. -- Joey Bautista

Escaping the fury of Typhoon Ruby , 18 Chinese fishing boats found their way in Basilan sea, off Langil and Sibago islands, to seek refuge. -- Remus Ong

One of the 12 spring boxes in Tolosa, a project of the Zamboanga City Water District to ensure protection of water sources from possible intrusion of foreign eNlements.

Bureau of Customs Commissioner Jessie Dellosa (left) calls on City Caretaker and Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde in City Hall Thursday, as a sidelight to his visit to the city to tackle the rice smuggling issue. Also in photo is Task Force Zamboanga Chief Col. Andrelino Colina and another BOC official.

City caretaker and Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde exchanges pleasantries with Atty. Patricia A. Galang-De Jesus, Special Assistant to the Administrator of National Food Authority and other national and local NFA officials during the latter's courtesy call in City Hall Thursday morning. -- Joey Bautista

DOT Regional Director Mary June Bugante and Milo Oropeza unveils the "Visit the Philippines 2015" on Wednesday night at a local hotel. -- Allen Abastillas

Mayor Beng Climaco on Monday hosted a fellowship for members of the media after her regular press briefing at the Astoria Hotel. Joining her were Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde and City Police Director Col. Angelito Casimiro. -- Joey Bautista

City Police Director Sr. Supt. Angelito Casimiro advises residents to lock the door of their house or have it guarded by watcher if they are going to the attend the dawn "Misa de Gallo." -- Allen Abastillas

Mayor Beng Climaco lauds Batang Pinoy athletes who harvested 29 gold, 10 silver and 35 bronze medals during the recently concluded national championships held in Bacolod City. Accompanied by City Sports Director Cecille Atilano, the athletes called on the mayor Monday during the flag raising ceremony in City Hall. --

Franklin Gumapon, asst. PIA-9 regional director , Tito Gadon, Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer – DENR 9 and Engr. Joseph Lou Sta. Teresa, Regional Info Officer of CHED-9, award the plaque of recognition to Abram Eustaquio, UZ Chief Operating Officer during a ceremony held December 3, 2014 at the

Salary loan racket busted; artist produ…

18 Dec 2014 Hits:23 Top stories

Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation led by Regional Director Ferdinand Lavin arrested a desktop publishing artist for manufacturing fake documents like payslips and identification cards for teachers during a raid in Tetuan Tuesday afternoon. Arrested was Paul Deejay Notarion. The raid was carried out on the strength of search warrant issued by the court. Before the raid, Carmen Linda Aguado, manager of AC&C lending ventures corporation, filed a complaint with the NBI regional office after discovering documents like payslips and identification cards submitted by 34 public school teachers in applying for salary loan were fake. In an interview, Aguado said it was... Read more

Inside Stories

Tigerair Philippines expands Caraga tra…

16 Dec 2014 Hits:35 Inside Stories

Tigerair Philippines makes Northern Mindanao more accessible to travelers once it launches its daily direct flights from Manila to Butuan on December 15, 2014. The daily flight will leave Manila at 6 p.m. and arrive in Butuan at 7:25 p.m. The return flight will depart Butuan at 8:05 p.m. and will... Read more


REFLECTION: Appetite for communion

18 Dec 2014 Hits:11 Opinions

BY FR. ROY CIMAGALA   One prayer that holds great meaning to me and that I learned soon after a dramatic personal conversion many, many years ago is what is called Spiritual Communion. This can be said, of course, in different ways, but the one I learned was the one used by St.... Read more

Social Whirl

ZICANAG Merry and Jolly Christmas 2014

15 Dec 2014 Hits:60 Social Whirl

ZICANAG Merry and Jolly Christmas 2014

It was one merry and jolly Christmas event last December 6 at the Crystal Ballroom of Grand Astoria Hotel. The officers and members of the Circulo ZICANAG (Zamboanga Ilonggo Circle from Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, Negros Occidental, Antique, and Guimaras) had their 2014 Christmas Party and Fellowship.The night was filled of... Read more

PEP Talk

SEAFDEC Guimaras – paradise of bounty fi…

18 Dec 2014 Hits:18 Pep Talk

SEAFDEC Guimaras – paradise of bounty fishes

Pep Talk had the opportunity to visit SEAFDEC (South East Asian Fisheries Development Center) Marine Sanctuary last weekend in Barangay Igang, Valencia, Guimaras Island last week with some men of Iloilo Christian Missionary Church (ICMAC). My Dad came along with us. Aside from reconnecting with Ilonggo friends and bonding with... Read more