Philippines Zamboanga

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 18:55:00 +0800
'Mas Pachada Dapitan' wins as best tourism brand
THE "Mas Pachada Dapitan (More Beautiful Dapitan)" has been adjudged by the Department of Tourism (DOT) as the tourism's best branding in Zamboanga Peninsula.The DOT regional office made

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 18:47:00 +0800
52 cops undergo seaborne training
FIFTY-TWO personnel of the 2nd City Mobile Force Company have successfully completed a six-month Seaborne Operations Course Class 01-2021 in Zamboanga City.Known as the "Manta Ray" class, they

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 19:33:00 +0800
Former insurgents get livelihood aid from DA
FORMER insurgents turned peace and development volunteers and organized farmers association by the Army’s 39th Infantry Battalion (IB) benefited from the animal dispersal program of the Department of

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 19:10:00 +0800
Zamboanga Peninsula gets another vaccine shipment
ANOTHER 65,430 doses of vaccines arrived in Zamboanga Peninsula Saturday, September 25, 2021, bringing to 2,652,170 the total doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines the region has received.Dr.

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 18:54:00 +0800
‘Rabbit revolution’ launched
THE Zamboanga Rabbit Meat Producers Association launched Saturday, September 25, 2021, the “Rabbit Revolution” and the forging of a memorandum of agreement with owners of local restaurants.Jerrico

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 18:54:00 +0800
Construction of mega isolation facility 90% complete
THE construction of the mega isolation facility for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients is now 90-percent complete.The mega isolation facility is located inside the Zamboanga Economic Zone and

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 19:41:00 +0800
‘Pista Turismo de Dapitan’ starts
DAPITAN City launched Friday, September 24, 2021, the “Pista Turismo de Dapitan (Dapitan’s Tourism Track)” as it joins the Tourism Month celebration to showcase its rich cultural heritage and history

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 19:37:00 +0800
DAR turns over P493,000 support projects in Zamboanga del Norte
THE Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over some P493,000 worth of support services projects to boost the economic lives of agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in the province of Zamboanga

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 22:46:00 +0800
Zamboanga del Sur hospital buys portable ventilators
THE Zamboanga del Sur Medical Center (ZDSMC) has purchased two portable transport ventilators worth P2.6 million to boost its capability as it continues to battle a surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 22:44:00 +0800
2 boat crew die of suffocation
TWO boat crew died of suffocation Wednesday, September 22, 2021, in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte, the police reported.Police Brigadier General Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 22:42:00 +0800
‘BARANGAYanihan’ benefits 4 public schools
FOUR local public schools have benefitted from the “BARANGAYanihan” activities initiated recently by the Police Regional Office (PRO)-Zamboanga Peninsula and Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO).Police

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:20:00 +0800
Big-time drug suspect nabbed, P6.8-M shabu seized
ZAMBOANGA City Police Office (ZCPO) operatives have arrested an alleged big-time drug suspect and seized some P6.8 million worth of illegal drugs in an anti-drug operation in Zamboanga City, the police

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:19:00 +0800
Sulu town farmers get farm input from DA-Saad
THE Department of Agriculture-Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-Saad) has given some P173,520 worth of farm inputs to farmers in the municipality of Omar, Sulu.Farhan Abdullah, Omar Saad coordinator,

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:18:00 +0800
Barmm holds poultry industry investment forum in Sulu
THE Ministry of Trade, Investments, and Tourism in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MTIT-Barmm) has conducted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, a poultry industry investment forum and

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 22:47:00 +0800
International Committee of Red Cross implements P2.2-M projects at Zamboanga jail facility
THE International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is implementing some P2.2 million projects at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP)-administered Zamboanga City Jail (ZCJ) to alleviate the

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 22:47:00 +0800
Farmers group earn P30,000 from communal garden
THE Buenavista Farmers Association, a farmer-partner of the Department of Agriculture-Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-Saad) program, in Sergio Osmeña, Zamboanga del Norte harvested last

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 22:47:00 +0800
Female Tausug tops ‘Makagilas’ class
A 23-YEAR-old female Tausug graduated on top of the Candidate Soldier Course “Makagilas” (Muslim At Kristiyano Alakdan Galing Isip Liksi Aming Sandata) Class 656-2021 at 11th Division “Mastal”

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 22:43:00 +0800
Barmm turns over P3-M fish landing center in Maguindanao
THE Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Agrarian Reform in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Mafar-Barmm) handed over a P3 million worth Community Fish Landing Center (CFLC) to the

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:29:00 +0800
Zamboanga City logs 12 new Delta variant cases
THE local health office said that 12 new cases of the more contagious Delta variant of Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), were recorded in Zamboanga City.Dr. Dulce

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:27:00 +0800
'Hermosa 2021 Festival' events set in October
THE local government is now accepting entries and application for three upcoming competitions of the 2021 Zamboanga Hermosa Festival in October.Mayor Maria Isebelle Climaco-Salazar said these are the Original

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 19:26:00 +0800
‘Makamandag’ battalion builds separate inspection area
THE Army’s 35th Infantry “Makamandag” Battalion (IB) has constructed a separate inspection area for male and female to better serve the public in the province of Sulu.Lieutenant Colonel Wilfredo

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 19:26:00 +0800
Cenro-Liloy joins World Bamboo Day celebration
PERSONNEL of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) in Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte planted 75 giant bamboo culms as they joined Friday, September 17, 2021, the celebration of the

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 19:04:00 +0800
53IB fetes 14 ‘Matapat’ troopers
THE 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (IB) has awarded medals to 14 “Matapat” troops for their invaluable service and dedication to duty to the Philippine Army, in particular, and the Armed Forces

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 19:43:00 +0800
DENR, Coast Guard join International Coastal Cleanup Day
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) together with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) conducted a series of activities on Aliguay Island, Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte, in celebration

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 19:41:00 +0800
Zamboanga del Sur fetes 4 'Matapat' troopers
THE provincial government of Zamboanga del Sur has accorded recognition to four “Matapat” troops Friday, September 17, 2021, in a simple ceremony in strict compliance to protocols amid the health pandemic.The

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 19:41:00 +0800
Zamboanga del Norte farmers get over P409,000 aid from DA-Saad
THE Department of Agriculture-Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-Saad) has granted some P409,200 rice-duck production package to an association of farmers in the municipality of Rizal, Zamboanga

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 19:21:00 +0800
Barmm donates 200 oxygen tanks to Cotabato hospital
THE Ministry of Health in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MOH-Barmm) has donated some 200 oxygen tanks with regulators to the Cotabato Regional Medical Center (CRMC) as part of the

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 23:09:00 +0800
229 unlicensed guns stenciled in Basilan town
THE Army’s 18th Infantry Battalion (IB) in collaboration with the municipal government of Tipo-Tipo in Basilan province facilitated the ceremonial stenciling and inventory of 229 assorted loose and unregistered

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 23:08:00 +0800
‘All-in-one Bayanihan’ launched in Tawi-Tawi town
COLONEL Romeo Racadio, Joint Task Force (JTF)-Tawi-Tawi, has encouraged the families of Badjaos in Sitangkai, Tawi-Tawi to motivate their children to go to school.Racadio made the call as the JTF-Tawi-Tawi

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 19:54:00 +0800
BPAT volunteers set to complete peacekeeping training
SOME 180 Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT) volunteers are set to complete a five-day peacekeeping training Friday, September 17, in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi.They will form part of the Bangsamoro Autonomous

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 19:54:00 +0800
Westmincom confers medals to 3 wounded soldiers
THE Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) has conferred medals to three soldiers for gallantry against lawless elements in the province of Basilan.Major General Generoso Ponio, Western Mindanao Command

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 19:43:00 +0800
3 BIFF members surrender to government authorities
ANOTHER three members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) surrendered and handed over their firearms to the troops of the 92nd Infantry Battalion (IB) in the province of Maguindanao, officials

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 19:14:00 +0800
P15-M smuggled rice seized of Tawi-Tawi
PERSONNEL of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) along the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) have intercepted a shipment of P15 million worth of smuggled rice off Tawi-Tawi, a top BOC official announced Wednesday,

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 19:14:00 +0800
Farmers undergo financial management training
FIVE-hundred seventy farmer-partners in Zamboanga del Norte had recently completed the Community-based Financial Management Training initiated by the Department of Agriculture, through the Special Area

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 19:07:00 +0800
28 olive ridley hatchlings freed in Zamboanga del Norte town
Personnel of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) in Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte have recently released 28 Olive Ridley turtle hatchlings in that town.The turtle hatchlings were

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 19:18:00 +0800
BFAR celebrates 58th fish conservation week
THE 58th Fish Conservation Week Celebration kicked off Monday, September 13, 2021, with various activities the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has lined up for this year’s celebration.BFAR

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 19:16:00 +0800
Big-time drug suspect nabbed, P340,000 'shabu' seized
POLICE operatives have arrested another alleged big-time drug suspect and seized some P340,000 worth of illegal drugs in an anti-drug operation in Zamboanga City, an official announced Tuesday, September

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 19:11:00 +0800
DOH Zamboanga Peninsula activates oxygen command center
THE Department of Health (DOH)-Zamboanga Peninsula has activated One Oxygen Command Center to address the depleting supply of oxygen of the Zamboanga del Sur Medical Center (ZDSMC) as the hospital continues

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 18:04:00 +0800
1 nabbed, P340,000 shabu seized in Zamboanga anti-drug sting
AN ALLEGED big-time drug pusher was arrested, while some P340,000 worth of illegal drugs were seized in an anti-drug operation Monday, September 13, in Zamboanga City, a top police official said.Police

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 18:03:00 +0800
Army, police join community road cleaning
THE Community Support Program (CSP) teams of the 97th Infantry Battalion (IB) and Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Mobile Force Company (ZDNPMFC) recently joined in the community road cleaning of a geographically

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 18:03:00 +0800
2 wanted persons in Zamboanga del Sur nabbed
TWO wanted persons were arrested in separate law enforcement operations in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Monday, September 13.Police Major Shellamie Chang, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga

Sun, 12 Sep 2021 20:49:00 +0800
Navy rescues 13 people off Tawi-Tawi
PERSONNEL of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM), through the Naval Task Force (NTF)-61, rescued 13 people, including crewmen, from a vessel in distress off Bongao, Tawi-Tawi.Rear Admiral Toribio

Sun, 12 Sep 2021 20:45:00 +0800
Mango farmers undergo package of technology training
THE Department of Agriculture, through its High-Value Commercial Development Program (HVCDP), conducted the first of its series of Package of Technology Training (POT) in Zamboanga City.Albert Cuadra,

Sun, 12 Sep 2021 20:45:00 +0800
BIFF combatant yields in Maguindanao
THE number of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) that surrendered increased to 105 as another BIFF member yielded to military authorities in Central Mindanao, officials said.Major General Generoso

Sun, 12 Sep 2021 20:27:00 +0800
DA boost OCVet anti-ASF capability
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) has turned over four units of hand sprayers to the Office of the City Veterinarian (OCVet) as part of its support in the prevention program of African Swine Fever (ASF)

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 17:33:00 +0800
Talitay town officials yield 8 loose firearms
THE municipal government of Talitay, Maguindanao, in support of the government’s campaign against loose firearms, yielded eight unlicensed guns to military authorities, the military reported Saturday,

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 17:33:00 +0800
18 Isabeleños receive livelihood training, starter kits
EIGHTEEN residents of Isabela City in Basilan province started to venture their own livelihood with the support of the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Integrated Livelihood Program.Each of

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 17:33:00 +0800
1ID installs new personnel office chief
THE 1st Infantry Division (ID), the premier unit of the Philippine Army, has installed Lieutenant Colonel Ray Tiongson, commander of the 10th Infantry Battalion (IB), as the new assistant chief of staff

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 17:01:00 +0800
5 Sibugay farmer's groups get aid from DA
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) announced that five qualified farmer’s associations in Zamboanga Sibugay province received some P811,160 farm equipment from the agency under its corn program.DA Regional

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 18:48:00 +0800
DA-Zamboanga Peninsula holds vegetable production training
THE Department of Agriculture (DA)-Zamboanga Peninsula, through its Gulayan sa Paaralan Program, has conducted Thursday, September 9, 2021, a training on vegetable production for teachers in Dipolog City.DA-Zamboanga