Beng: Curfew in Zambo not imminent

Mayor Beng Climaco on Monday declared that the imposition of curfew in Zamboanga is not imminent stating that the situation does not warrant it.

The mayor stressed that the city has maintained a level of normalcy despite the ongoing firefight between government troops and the Maute group in Marawi City that prompted President Duterte to declare martial law over Mindanao T [ … ]


Zambo crime rate drops as martial law continues

The continued implementation of martial law throughout Mindanao has significantly reduced the crime rate in Zamboanga City, according to the police.

Supt. Diomarie Albarico, officer-in-charge of the Zamboanga City Police Office, told the press briefing yesterday that robbers and thieves have apparently lied low in their nefarious activities for fear of the military rule a [ … ]


Checkpoint set-up, guidelines issued

Inbound checkpoints will utilize a three-lane set-up to facilitate faster and smoother security checks in compliance with the City’s ‘no ID, no entry’ policy, authorities said.

To manage the heavy flow of traffic in checkpoints, roads leading to checkpoint sites will be divided into a motorcycle and tricycle lane, a PUJ/PUV and bus lane, and a private vehicle and cargo tr [ … ]


Beng wants justice, support served to gang rape victim

Mayor Beng Climaco appealed the other day that justice and all kinds of support should be served to a 20-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by a gang of six men Thursday night in a male dormitory at Tripplet, San Jose, this city.

“When I was informed, I congratulated PS 6 (Tetuan) personnel. I even went there to facilitate and assist the psychiatric counseling for the [ … ]


566 Bajau families resettle permanently in Valle Vista II

Some 566 Bajau families displaced by the 2013 siege are now permanently resettled in Valle Vista Phase II in barangay Kasanyangan following the formal turnover of their houses on stilts in ceremonies held at the Centro Latino Tuesday.

The turnover of the 566 housing units completes the Valle Vista phase II housing package under the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and R [ … ]


NGCP explains power interruptions in ZamPen

Toppled trees caused the series of blackouts which hit the entire Zamboanga Peninsula this month, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said.

NGCP Aurora substation chief Daniel Ilagan explained that the blackout incidents on May 4 and 14 were caused by trees touching and falling against the NGCP’s power lines, thereby cutting off the line which carries [ … ]


Climaco: Report all cases of child abuse

Mayor Beng Climaco Tuesday urged residents to report all incidents of child abuse as she reaffirmed her administration’s firm commitment to protect the interest of children.

This, as the City Government through the City Social Welfare and Development Office in partnership with the Break the Silence (BTS) Network: Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation, initiate [ … ]


Zambo bags ‘Social Service’ award

Zamboanga City on Thursday was recognized as one of the country’s top model cities excelling in the delivery of social services particularly for senior citizens, persons with disabilities and health services.

Mayor Beng Climaco together with City Social Welfare and Development Officer Socorro Rojas and other city officials received the Social Service Oriented Award- Top M [ … ]


‘Dia del Alcalde’ serves Talabaan

In support of Mayor Beng Climaco’s thrust on Security, Health and Education (SHE), the Dia del Alcalde team of the city government Tuesday served over 300 indigent families in barangay Talabaan, some 15 kilometers east of the city.

Known as the free service caravan, the Dia del Alclade included medical and dental services, civil registry, veterinary, agricultural demonstr [ … ]


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Public Advisory for May 24 (Marawi Incident)

PUBLIC ADVISORY as of May 24 9:29 AM: Amidst the incident in Marawi City, Mayor Beng Climaco assures the public that it’s business as usual in Zamboanga City. Security is in place per security meeting she called last night. Heightened level of cooperation is ensured to maintain stability. Operation at the Integrated Bus Terminal (IBT) remains normal (incoming and outgoing trips). The public is advised to stay calm, and support and cooperate with authorities regarding security measures. Please refrain from forwarding and posting unvalidated text and social media messages. Please be guided accordingly.

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