Photo Journal

The school-to-school Da’wah at the Jolo National High School.

Mayor Beng Climaco consults with officials of Barangay Zone II led by chairman Nonito Arañas on the sidelight of the Dia del Alcalde program in the barangay Wednesday. — Joey Bautista

Mayor Beng Climaco Thursday distributes bags to Grade 7 students in various schools in the east coast in line with her personal advocacy on education. — Joey Bautista

HPG-9 Chief Sr. Supt. Severino B. Agustin opens a shooting test and gun firing ceremony during the gun handling and firearms proficiency test for its personnel at Camp Abendan Firing Range. — Allen Abastillas

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.

Sulu Abus release Zambo mechanic

29 Aug 2014 Hits:19 Top stories

A government employed mechanic seized by the al-Qaeda linked Abu Sayyaf group on August 15 in the province of Sulu arrived here onThursday after he was released unharmed Wednesday night. Ronald Pelegrin, 39, appeared in good shape, when he was interviewed by RMN Radio Station’s Bhong Simbajon. Pelegrin did not talk much about his captivity and release except to say that he was treated well by his captors. Authorities were silent on whether or not ransom was paid for Pelegrin’s freedom. Pelegrin was abducted from his sleeping quarters at the Sulu provincial government compound, where his assistant, Dante Avila, 29, was shot dead while... Read more

Inside Stories

ZCWD joins community dialogue in Taluks…

29 Aug 2014 Hits:7 Inside Stories

The ZamboangaCity Water District (ZCWD) participated in the Bayanihan Team with the Joint Task Group Zamboanga, 1st Infantry (TABAK) Division, and the Philippine Army for a community dialogue at Barangay Taluksangay, yesterday. The program was part of the Internal Peace and Security Plan “Bayanihan” for Barangay Taluksangay. Even if Taluksangay is not... Read more


Dateline Manila: Zambo City NOT included…

29 Aug 2014 Hits:15 Opinions

BY Sammy Santos   Section V of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro (FAB) that was forged between the Philippine Government (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on October 15, 2012 defines the areas of coverage of the proposed Bangsamoro that is envisioned to replace and improve the existing Autonomous... Read more

Social Whirl

Miss Zamboanga 2012 Christine Juaton aim…

28 Aug 2014 Hits:69 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

ZABIDA inaugurates Water Tank System in …

27 Aug 2014 Hits:31 Pep Talk

ZABIDA inaugurates Water Tank System in Faraway Sitio Pina

Some 35 families farming in the mountains of Barangay Bunguiao now enjoy an adequate supply of potable water for house and agricultural uses coming from a 45,000-liter ferro-cement tank they built themselves over a 2-year period.  The cost of materials was mainly provided by the Zamboanga-Basilan Integrated Development Alliance, Inc.... Read more