Philippines Zamboanga

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 19:48:00 +0800
2 nabbed, P580,000 shabu seized in anti-drug sting
TWO persons were arrested while some P580,000 worth of illegal drugs were seized in an anti-drug operation in the province of Lanao del Sur, the police reported Wednesday, September 28, 2022.Police Colonel Richard Verceles, operations chief of the Ar...

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 19:48:00 +0800
3 trafficking-in-person victims rescued
Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel designated as sea marshals have rescued three victims of trafficking-in-persons (TIP) aboard a passenger vessel while traveling to the province of Tawi-Tawi, the PCG reported Wednesday, September 28, 2022.The PC...

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 19:42:00 +0800
3 hurt, 6 unscathed in Sibugay ambush
THREE workers of a rubbery-buying firm were injured while seven others were unscathed in an ambush in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, the police reported Wednesday, September 28, 2022.Police Colonel Eduard Mallo, officer-in-charge of the Zamboanga...

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:17:00 +0800
Village official killed in Isabela City
A VILLAGE official was killed by a lone gunman in Isabela City, Basilan province, Sunday morning, September 25, 2022, the police reported.Police Major Shellamie Chang, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula information officer, identified the sla...

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:17:00 +0800
Illegal drug ‘supplier’ nabbed in Sulu town
AUTHORITIES have arrested the wife of an alleged supplier of illegal drugs and allegedly providing support to the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Kalingalan Caluang, Sulu, an official said.Police Major Allan Alog, chief of the Criminal Investigation and De...

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:14:00 +0800
SM foundation sets blood donation activity
THE SM Foundation Incorporated, together with SM Supermalls, is launching a blood donation activity in SM City Mindpro in September 2022.This social good effort of SM Foundation, SM Supermalls, and Philippine Red Cross will provide venues for SM empl...

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 19:19:00 +0800
BIFF leader, 5 followers surrender
A FIELD commander of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) and five of his followers surrendered to government authorities in Maguindanao, the military reported Monday, September 26, 2022.Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Nadala, Jr., commander of t...

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 19:10:00 +0800
Illegal cutter of trees in forest reserve nabbed
A 53-YEAR-old man accused of illegal cutting of trees in a forest reservation area was arrested in a law enforcement operation in Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Monday, September 26, 2022.Police Major Samsom Pascual, Criminal Investigation an...

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 22:23:00 +0800
2 fishermen nabbed for illegal fishing
AUTHORITIES have arrested two fishermen for illegal fishing off the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, the police reported Sunday, September 25, 2022.Police Colonel Eduard Mallo, Zamboanga Sibugay police director, identified the arrested fishermen as Zal...

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 22:22:00 +0800
US Pacific command chief visits Westmincom
A TOP official of the United States military visited Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) to sustain the good relationship between the United States (US) and Philippine forces.Rear Admiral Jeromy Williams, commander of the US Special Operations Comm...

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 22:22:00 +0800
Young Zamboanga chess wizard wins
A YOUNG Zamboangueño chess wizard outshined the other participants in one of the competition’s categories in the week-long chess competition in Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte.The event, dubbed the 1st Mayor Seth Frederick Jalosjos National Yout...

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 16:41:00 +0800
1 arrested, P1-M smuggled cigarettes seized
AUTHORITIES have arrested one person and seized some P1 million worth of contrabands in an intelligence-driven anti-smuggling operation in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Saturday, September 24, 2022.Police Colonel Richarch Ver...

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 16:40:00 +0800
2 most wanted persons nabbed in Sibugay town
TWO most wanted persons were arrested in separate law enforcement operations in Zamboanga Sibugay province, an official reported Saturday, September 24, 2022.The arrested most wanted persons were identified as Radzmir Sarahadil, 38, and Suaib Sali, 5...

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 16:37:00 +0800
2 long-tailed macaques retrieved in Zamboanga del Sur
PERSONNEL of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) of Ramon Magsaysay, Zamboanga del Sur retrieved two long-tailed macaques in two separate villages in Pagadian City, the province’s capital.Rosevirico Tan, Department of Env...

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 18:37:00 +0800
Anti-smuggling operations nets P1.1-M smuggled cigarettes
AUTHORITIES arrested one person and seized more than P1.1 million worth of smuggled cigarettes in an anti-smuggling campaign in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Friday, September 23, 2022.Police Major Samson Pascual, Criminal In...

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 18:35:00 +0800
NIA builds P34-M project in Zamboanga City
THE National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has completed the construction of P34 million Small Irrigation Project (SIP) in an east coast village in Zamboanga City.Robert Berni Rada, Zamboanga-Basilan-Sulu-Tawi-Tawi (Zambasulta) Regional Sub-Office ...

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 22:56:00 +0800
2 nabbed, P700K smuggled cigarettes seized
POLICEMEN arrested two people and seized some P700,000 worth of contrabands as the anti-smuggling campaign continue in Zamboanga City.Police Colonel Alexander Lorenzo, Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) director, identified the arrested persons as B...

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 22:54:00 +0800
80 houses razed by fire
EIGHTY houses mostly made of light materials went up in smoke in more than two-hour fire that hit a community of closely-built residence in Zamboanga City Thursday, September 22, 2022.Superintendent Lucio Albaracin, chief of the Zamboanga City Fire D...

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 19:39:00 +0800
Woman dies in fire
A WOMAN was charred to death after she was trapped in a burning house Tuesday, September 20, in Zamboanga City, a top Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) official said.Superintendent Lucio Albaracin, chief of the Zamboanga City Fire District, said that H...

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 19:38:00 +0800
Altar servers’ abuser arrested
POLICE authorities have arrested a wanted person who allegedly sexually molested two altar servers in this southern port city, an official said Wednesday, September 21, 2022.Police Colonel John Francis Encinareal, Criminal Investigation and Detection...

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 19:37:00 +0800
Zambo City Hall, other gov’t properties have no titles
THE Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) has started Monday, September 19, the conduct of survey for the titling of lots of government properties and historical land marks are located.This was based on the request of Mayor John ...

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 19:28:00 +0800
Lanao cops rescue driver, nab 2 abductors
AUTHORITIES have rescued a driver and arrested two of the seven suspects hours after the victim was abducted in the province of Lanao del Sur, the police reported.Police Colonel Richard Verceles, operations chief of the Area Police Command-Western Mi...

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 19:41:00 +0800
Zambo mayor supports campaign vs smuggling
ZAMBOANGA City Mayor John Dalipe has declared that he will not tolerate smuggling activities in the city.Dalipe bared that he fully supports the law enforcement agencies in the campaign of smuggling, be it of cigarettes or rice and any other products...

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 19:40:00 +0800
Philippine Serpent Eagle retrieve in Zambo Norte
PERSONNEL of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) in Manukan, Zamboanga del Norte have safely retrieved a Philippine Serpent-eagle in that province, an official said Tuesday, September 20, 2022.Rosevirico Tan, Department of ...

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 19:38:00 +0800
2 BARMM lawmakers seeks creation of 3 agencies
TWO members of the interim Bangsamoro Parliament have filed three bills seeking to create three separate ministries that will focus on agrarian reform, fisheries and aquatic resources, and agriculture.Members of the Parliament (MP) Amir Mawallil and ...

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 21:02:00 +0800
23 LGU employees feted
TWENTY-THREE Zamboanga City Government officials and employees were recognized Monday, September 19, 2022, for obtaining a remarkable record of punctuality and work attendance for two consecutive semesters from January 1 to December 31, 2021.Dubbed a...

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 20:58:00 +0800
Zamboanga City mayor launches social service program
ZAMBOANGA City Mayor John Dalipe launched on his birthday Friday, September 16, 2022, what would become his administration’s legacy on inclusive social services dubbed “Justo y Decente Ayuda na Barangay” Program designed to reach out to the vil...

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 23:54:00 +0800
Another illegal gambling bet collector nabbed
CRIMINAL Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) operatives have arrested another bet collector of an illegal numbers game in Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Saturday, September 17, 2022.This, as the CIDG-Zamboanga Peninsula continue to imple...

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 23:10:00 +0800
DA to build halal slaughterhouse in Zambo City
THE local government is scouting for a lot where to construct a halal slaughterhouse in the east coast of Zamboanga City.The Department of Agriculture central office, through the representation of second district Representative Jose Manuel Dalipe, ha...

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 20:48:00 +0800
Barmm lawmaker seeks creation, improvement of Tawi-Tawi hospitals
A MEMBER of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s (Barmm) parliament is calling on the regional legislature to prioritize the passage of four bills that aim to create new hospitals in the province of Tawi-Tawi.The proposed bills als...

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 20:47:00 +0800
2 nabbed in Sulu anti-drug sting
TWO drug personalities were arrested in an anti-illegal drug operation launched against the suspects after days of surveillance in the province of Sulu, the police reported Friday, September 16, 2022.The Sulu Police Provincial Office identified the a...

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 20:45:00 +0800
Zamboanga City innovates vax booster rollout
THE Zamboanga City Government has innovated the vaccination rollout to encourage people to get booster doses for added protection as coronavirus disease remains ever present in the community.The City Health Office said in a statement that the vaccina...

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 17:56:00 +0800
Over 11,000 boosted in night market vax booster rollout
THE Zamboanga City Health Office (CHO) has recorded 11,771 individuals who availed of booster vaccines since the night market coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine booster rolled out here.The CHO said in a statement that the figure covers the vaccin...

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 17:44:00 +0800
3 soldiers killed in Basilan attack
THREE soldiers were killed in an attack by a group of gunmen Thursday afternoon, September 15, 2022, in the province of Basilan, the military reported Thursday.The attack took place around 1:30 p.m. in a detachment situated at Hill 510 in Magcawa vil...

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 20:21:00 +0800
Zamboanga anti-drug sting nets 2, P240,000 shabu
AUTHORITIES arrested two people and seized some P204,000 worth of illegal drugs in an anti-drug operation in Zamboanga City, the police reported Wednesday, September 14, 2022.Police Colonel Alexander Lorenzo, Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) direc...

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 20:21:00 +0800
Illegal numbers game bet collector nabbed
OPERATIVES of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) arrested a bet collector of illegal numbers game in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, the police reported Wednesday, September 14, 2022.Police Colonel John Francis Encinareal, CIDG-...

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 20:13:00 +0800
SM City Mindpro inks partnership with the local academe
SM SUPERMALLS, through SM City Mindpro, sealed its very first academic partnership in Western Mindanao with Ateneo De Zamboanga University (Adzu) to help students in internship programs and future job placements during the memorandum of agreement (MO...

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 19:17:00 +0800
P32-M marijuana plantations destroyed in Lanao
AUTHORITIES have destroyed P32 million worth of marijuana plants in four plantations in two villages in the province of Lanao del Sur, the police reported Tuesday, September 13, 2022.The Lanao del Sur Police Provincial Office said two of the four pla...

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 19:16:00 +0800
Zambo Sibugay town parishioner mauls priest
A PARISHIONER mauled a parish priest after he was prevented from preaching during a mass in Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay.Police Colonel Albert Larubis, Zamboanga Sibugay police director, said that Elizar Sedenio, 40, mauled Father Leo Pugot Salomes, ...

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 19:08:00 +0800
1 nabbed, P108K ‘shabu’ seized in anti-drug operation
ONE person was arrested while some P108,800 worth of illegal drugs seized in an anti-drug operation in this southern port city, the police reported Tuesday, September 13, 2022.Police Brigadier General Neil Alinsangan, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga...

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 19:34:00 +0800
7 wounded in Cotabato City grenade explosion
SEVEN people were wounded in a grenade explosion at a restaurant in Cotabato City, the police reported Monday, September 12.Police Colonel Richard Verceles, operations chief of the Area Police Command-Western Mindanao, said the incident happened arou...

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 19:31:00 +0800
Illegal drug supplier killed, pal nabbed in shootout
AN ALLEGED supplier was killed while his cohort was arrested in an anti-drug operation that resulted in the recovery of P408,000 worth of illegal drugs and high-powered firearms in Zamboanga City, the police reported Monday, September 12.Police Colon...

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 19:31:00 +0800
Woman nabbed in anti-gambling operation
A WOMAN was arrested by authorities in an anti-gambling operation in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Monday, September 12.Police Colonel John Francis Encinareal, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Zamboanga Peninsula, i...

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 19:26:00 +0800
3 NPA rebels surrender in Sultan Kudarat
THREE members of the New People's Army (NPA) surrendered to authorities Monday, September 12, in the province of Sultan Kudarat, the police reported.Police Colonel Richard Verceles, operation chief of the Area Police Command-Western Mindanao, ide...

Sun, 11 Sep 2022 19:24:00 +0800
1 nabbed, smuggled cigarettes seized in Zamboanga City
OPERATIVES of the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) Station 7 have arrested one person and seized some P315,000 worth of smuggled cigarettes in Zamboanga City, an official announced Sunday, September 11, 2022.Police Colonel Richard Verceles, operat...

Sun, 11 Sep 2022 19:01:00 +0800
Barmm information officers undergo advocacy training
A TOTAL of 56 information officers (IOs) from different ministries and offices in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Barmm) have undergone a five-day training workshop on communication advocacy and best practices for documentation.T...

Sat, 10 Sep 2022 22:54:00 +0800
Marine troops seize P300,000 smuggled cigarettes
PERSONNEL of the Marine Battalion Landing Team-11 (MBLT-11) have seized some P300,000 worth of smuggled cigarettes in Zamboanga City, the police reported Saturday, September 10, 2022.Police Colonel Alexander Lorenzo, Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCP...

Sat, 10 Sep 2022 22:48:00 +0800
NPA team leader surrenders
A TEAM leader of the New People’s Army (NPA) have surrendered to authorities in the province of Sultan Kudarat, the police reported.Police Colonel Richard Verceles, operations chief of the Area Police Command-Western Mindanao, identified the NPA su...

Fri, 09 Sep 2022 21:02:00 +0800
Zamboanga City expands night market operations
WITH the success of the Night Market on Rizal Street, downtown Zamboanga City, the City Government is expanding operations to Baban Street in Baliwasan village.This, as Mayor John Dalipe issued Executive Order No. JD 2022-042, launching a night marke...

Fri, 09 Sep 2022 21:01:00 +0800
DOST builds biogas plant in Kalawit, Zamboanga del Norte
THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has assisted an agricultural organization build a biogas plant to effectively manage waste coming from the communal piggery of the farmers’ association in Kalawit, Zamboanga del Norte.Nuhman Aljani, D...

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