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Thu, 21 Jan 2021 18:46:00 +0800
MNLF declares Abu Sayyaf bandits persona non-grata
THE base commanders of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) under commander Ali Julkipli of Kalingalan Caluang, Sulu has declared the Abu Sayyaf bandits as persona non-grata in all of its camps and

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 18:45:00 +0800
1ID holds year-end, commander's guidance activity
THE Army's 1st Infantry Division (ID) held its Year-end Accomplishment Report and Commander's Guidance for calendar year 2021, featuring the presence of junior officers in two separate venues this

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 18:42:00 +0800
Zamboanga City mayor seeks to rectify Covid-19 data report
MAYOR Maria Isabelle Climaco-alazar asked the Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday, January 21, to rectify its January 20 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) tally that erroneously placed the city in the

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 17:15:00 +0800
Cenro-Siocon seizes undocumented lumber
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) apprehended two people in Zamboanga del Norte for transporting lumber products with no required permits.DENR Rosevirico Tan, DENR regional information

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 17:14:00 +0800
Troops seize war materiel of Abu Sayyaf bandits
TROOPS have seized war materiel while on combat operation against Abu Sayyaf bandits in the island province of Sulu, military officials announced.Major General William Gonzales, 11th Infantry Division

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 17:12:00 +0800
Barmm to build infra projects in 5 Maguindanao towns
TO ENHANCE delivery of governance services to the public, the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Barmm) will construct executive halls, public markets and legislative buildings of five towns

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:32:00 +0800
Newly-promoted general vows to rev-up peace campaign
NEWLY-promoted Brigadier General Arturo Rojas, 2nd Marine Brigade commander, has vowed to double his efforts to sustain the peace and welcome development in the province of Tawi-Tawi.Rojas made the assurance

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:31:00 +0800
Anti-drug stings net 3 persons, P184,000 shabu
POLICE operatives arrested three people, one of them an alleged big-time drug pusher, and seized some P184,000 worth of shabu in separate anti-drug campaigns in Zamboanga Peninsula, officials said Tuesday,

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:25:00 +0800
Zamboanga City records 70 new Covid-19 cases
THE City Health Office reported Monday, January 18, 70 additional new confirmed coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases and five deaths in the last seven days, bringing the total caseload in the city to 3,835.Dr.

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 19:11:00 +0800
4 nabbed, P250,000 shabu seized in anti-drug stings
FOUR newly-identified drug personalities were arrested, while some P252,000 worth of shabu was seized in separate anti-drug operations by operatives of the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO), officials

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 19:07:00 +0800
2 nabbed in Zamboanga del Sur for illegal logging
TWO persons were arrested in a law enforcement operation for illegal logging in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Monday, January 18.Police Captain Edwin Duco, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 19:05:00 +0800
Zamboanga City mayor 1st registrant in PhilSys
THE Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-Zamboanga Peninsula kicked off Monday, January 18, 2021, the Step 1 Registration for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) in Zamboanga City with Mayor

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 17:48:00 +0800
P1.1-M shabu seized, high-value personality nabbed
POLICE operatives arrested a high-value individual (HVI) and seized some P1.1 million worth of illegal drugs in an anti-drug operation in Zamboanga City, the police reported Saturday, January 16, 2021.Police

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 17:44:00 +0800
Over 1,000 cops in Zamboanga Peninsula promoted
A TOTAL of 1,072 personnel of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-Zamboanga Peninsula were promoted to the next higher ranks.Police Brigadier General Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, PRO-Zambanga Peninsula director,

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 18:04:00 +0800
'Matapat' battalion marks 36th founding anniversary
MEMBERS of the Army's 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion (IB) are encouraged to render duty with renewed passion to achieve greater goals.Lieutenant Colonel Jo-ar Herrera, commander of 53IB,

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 18:02:00 +0800
Soldier hurt in Zamboanga del Norte gun attack
A SOLDIER was wounded in a gun attack in a remote village of Zamboanga del Norte, the police reported Friday, January 15.Police Captain Edwin Duco, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula information

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0800
NFWM, Coast Guard rescue 23 people off Basilan
THE Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM), in coordination with the Philippine coast Guard (PCG), rescued 23 people from two sinking water crafts off Basilan province, an official said Friday, January 15.Lieutenant

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:58:00 +0800
Westmincom holds Multi-Sector Governance Consultative Board Meeting
THE Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) held a Multi-Sector Governance Consultative Board (MSGCB) meeting Friday, January 15, at the Eisenhower Hall, Khadaffy Mansion, Camp Navarro, Zamboanga City.The

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 19:20:00 +0800
1 dead, 1 hurt in road collision in Zamboanga City
A FISH trader was killed and a policeman was hurt in a road collision in Zamboanga City, the police reported Thursday, January 14, 2021.Police Captain Albin Cabayacruz, Zamboanga City Police Office’s

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 19:18:00 +0800
HVI, 2 others nabbed, P128,000 shabu seized
A HIGH-VALUE individual (HVI) and two others were arrested while some P128,000 worth of illegal drugs were seized in separate anti-drug operations in Zamboanga Peninsula, the police reported Thursday,

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 19:16:00 +0800
393 Barmm para-teachers receive 3-month salaries
THE Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MBHTE-Barmm) has released P17.7 million representing three month's salary of 393 para-teachers

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 18:21:00 +0800
Task force intensifies border maritime patrols
THE Naval Task Group of the Joint Task Force (JTF) Tawi-Tawi in close coordination with the security cluster of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) of the province has intensified maritime patrols along

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 18:19:00 +0800
DENR translocates 81 Olive Ridley eggs to a hatchery
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has translocated 81 Olive Ridley turtle eggs to a marine turtle hatchery in Zamboanga del Norte.Rosevirico Tan, DENR regional information officer,

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 18:18:00 +0800
2 nabbed in Zamboanga anti-drug stings
THE local police have arrested two persons as the anti-drug operations continue in Zamboanga City, officials announced Wednesday, January 13, 2021.Police Captain Edwin Duco, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:08:00 +0800
3 dead, 1 unscathed in 2 drive-by gun attacks
THREE persons, including a businessman and a former policeman, were killed, while another was unscathed in two separate drive-by gun attacks in Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga City, the police reported

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:07:00 +0800
Mayor signs pact for P100-M Covid-19 vaccines
THE Zamboanga City Government is purchasing some P100 million worth of vaccines as part of its vaccination program amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:03:00 +0800
Zamboanga anti-drug stings net 3, P410,000 shabu
THREE drug personalities were arrested, while some P410,000 worth of illegal drugs were seized in separate anti-drug operations in Zamboanga City, the police announced Tuesday, January 12.The Zamboanga

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 18:38:00 +0800
Housewife unscathed in grenade attack
A HOUSEWIFE escaped unscathed in a grenade attack in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, the police reported Monday, January 11.Police Captain Edwin Duco, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula information

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 18:15:00 +0800
3 dead, 6 hurt in 2 highway accidents
THREE people died, while six others were injured in two separate vehicular accidents in the provinces of Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Monday, January 11.The Police Regional

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 20:10:00 +0800
Ex-soldier, 4 others nabbed in anti-drug stings
A FORMER soldier and four others were arrested, while some P52,100 worth of illegal drugs and a firearm were seized in separate anti-drug operations in the region, the police reported.Police Captain Edwin

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 20:08:00 +0800
Village exec nabbed for acts of lasciviousness
A SUSPENDED village official was arrested in a law enforcement operation in the island town of Olutanga, Zamboanga Sibugay, the police reported.Police Captain Deogenes Lapaz, Olutanga police chief, identified

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 18:53:00 +0800
Loose firearms surrendered in Maguindanao town
A CREW-SERVED weapon and eight assorted firearms were surrendered to government authorities as more civilians were convinced to voluntarily handover their loose firearms, military officials announced Saturday,

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 18:50:00 +0800
PRO-Zamboanga Peninsula remembers Batalla, Abendan
POLICE Brigadier General Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula director, said the heroic acts of two of their senior officials will remain in their memories until the coming

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 18:48:00 +0800
Zamboanga City mayor set to hold virtual Soca
THE State of the City Address (Soca) in Zamboanga City this year will have a limited number of audience and will be aired virtually brought about by the prevailing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.Vice

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 12:13:00 +0800
DENR retrieves 2 owls, 2 palms civets
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has placed under rehabilitation four wildlife species in preparation for their eventual release back into the wild.Placed under rehabilitation

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 12:11:00 +0800
HVI, 3 others nabbed; P655,000 shabu seized
A HIGH-VALUE individual (HVI) and three others were arrested while some P655,140 worth of suspected shabu were seized in separate anti-drug operations in Zamboanga City, the police reported Friday, January

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 12:07:00 +0800
Troops discover unexploded ordnances in Datu Salibo
TROOPS of the 6th Infantry Battalion (IB) discovered two unexploded ordnance in Datu Salibo, Maguindanao, military officials said Friday. January 8, 2021.Lieutenant General Corleto Vinluan, Jr., commander

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:18:00 +0800
Troops nab 2, seize P1-M shabu in Maguindanao
LAWMEN have arrested two alleged big-time drug personalities and seized P1 million worth of illegal drugs in an anti-drug operation in the province of Maguindanao, officials said Thursday, January 7.Lieutenant

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:16:00 +0800
'Oplan Goodbye Bulate' launched
LOCAL health authorities have adopted a two-pronged approach in its "Operations Plan (Oplan) Goodbye Bulate" amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.The move is to prevent the spread

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 12:07:00 +0800
PRO-Zamboanga Peninsula awards medal to 5 personnel
THE Police Regional Office (PRO)-Zamboanga Peninsula has awarded Medalya ng Papuri (PNP Commendation Medal) to five deserving personnel for the good deeds they have done in the line of duty, an official

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 12:06:00 +0800
6 nabbed in anti-illegal logging campaign
SIX people were arrested in an anti-illegal logging campaign in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, the police reported Wednesday, January 6.Police Captain Edwin Duco, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 12:05:00 +0800
Barmm sends aid to conflict-displaced residents
THE Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Barmm) delivered on Monday, January 4, relief assistance to hundreds of residents displaced by attacks of armed groups last week in the municipality

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 13:22:00 +0800
Motorcycle rider dies in highway crash
A MOTORCYCLE rider died in a highway crash in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, the police reported Tuesday, January 5.Police Captain Edwin Duco, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula information

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 13:21:00 +0800
3 nabbed in anti-drug stings
A NEWLY-identified drug personality and two others were arrested while some P56,500 worth of illegal drugs were seized in separate anti-drug operations in Zamboanga City, officials said Tuesday, January

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 13:21:00 +0800
P75,000 smuggled cigarettes seized in Zambo Sur town
POLICEMEN, backed by Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (MDRRMC) personnel, seized a shipment of smuggled cigarettes following a brief chase in Zamboanga del Sur, an official said Monday,

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 13:20:00 +0800
Drug surrenderer, 2 others nabbed
A DRUG surrender and two newly-identified personalities were arrested in two separate anti-drug operations in Zamboanga Sibugay, the police said Monday, January 4.Police Brigadier General Ronaldo Genaro

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 13:15:00 +0800
Zamboanga City welcomes New Year with zero injuries
ZAMBOANGA City recorded zero injuries caused by firecrackers or stray bullets, as residents ushered in 2021.This, as Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar ordered the strict enforcement of Ordinance 431,

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 19:37:00 +0800
2 NPA rebels surrender in Zambo Norte town
TWO communist New People’s Army (NPA) terrorists surrendered to police authorities in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, an official announced Sunday, January 3, 2021.Police Captain Edwin Duco, Police

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 19:34:00 +0800
Anti-drug stings net 2, P107,000 illegal drugs
THREE persons were arrested while more than P107,000 worth of illegal drugs seized in separate anti-drug operations in Zamboanga City and Dipolog City, the police reported Sunday, January 3, 2021.Police

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 19:25:00 +0800
Army unit to defeat Abu Sayyaf 'soon'
THE Army’s 11th Infantry Division (ID) is optimistic that with the support of all stakeholders, the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) will soon be irrelevant and peace will rain in the province of Sulu.Major General

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