Mayor proposes action points to address crimes

Mayor Beng Climaco on Tuesday proposed various action points to help address crimes and strengthen security in the Zamboanga-Basilan-Sulu-Tawi-tawi area as well as curb transnational crimes.

Speaking before police and military officials and personnel, guests and participants to a public safety workshop dubbed Zambasulta Area-wide Target Hardening: an advocacy campaign on [ … ]


CHO reports 79 diarrhea cases in Limpapa; 1 dead

At least 79 people have been hospitalized while a six-month-old infant has died due to diarrhea, resulting from E. coli (Escherichia coli) bacterial contamination in the water source in Barangay Limpapa, west of this city.

The City Health Office reported that the number of diarrhea cases had increased last Sept. 6 at Labuan Hospital, prompting the medical team to conduct [ … ]


Covenant of cooperation for Sta. Cruz Islands OKd

The Protected Area and Ecotourism Management Board of the Great and Little Sta. Cruz Islands Protected Landscape and Seascape (PAEMB-G&LSCIPLS) recently approved the Inter-Agency Covenant of Cooperation that seeks to establish a comprehensive security and law enforcement plan for the protection and conservation of both Sta. Cruz Islands, widely acclaimed for their pink-san [ … ]


Mindoro LGU officials in Zambo on Lakbay Aral

Mayor Beng Climaco yesterday welcomed elective and appointive officials from Socorro, Oriental Mindoro as they arrived for a five-day educational tour.

The 44-strong contingent led by Mayor Rolando Arreola and composed of Sangguniang Bayan members, barangay chairpersons and department heads is in Zamboanga to learn of the city government’s best practices as well as tour t [ … ]


COMELEC sets registration for SK youth poll

Registration of members of the Katipunan ng Kabataan will commence this month in preparation for the scheduled Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on February 21 next year.

Through Resolution 9899, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has scheduled the registration of members and voters for the 2015 polls from September 20 – 29. Youth applicants are to accomplish one cop [ … ]


Government set to clear Grandstand Dec 15

The city government continues to work to relocate the internally displaced families staying at the Joaquin Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex to better and safer areas.

This was announced yesterday, September 15, by Assistant City Administrator and head of the temporary shelter cluster during the regular press briefing at City Hall. According to Apolinario, fifty-three hous [ … ]


Beng reports various feats as city continues to recover

Mayor Beng Climaco yesterday reported various achievements by different sectors as Zamboanga City continues to rise from siege, one year after the 2013 siege.

Foremost, Zamboanga City’s participation in the just concluded Philippine Travel Mart was very successful as it placed second in the booth competition in terms of design, presentation of products and sales. The city [ … ]


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Authorities yesterday sought to allay fears among residents amid the circulation of unverified text messages that cause panic and confusion. Police a [ ... ]

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State of the City Report 2014

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State of the City Report 2014 - Briefer

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