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DSWD-9 sends 15k food packs to Marawi

ZAMBOANGA City — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-9) sent 15,000 food packs for families displaced by the ongoing fighting in Marawi City. Ivan Eric Salvador, DSWD regional information officer, said the family food packs have arrived  at one of the relief operation centers in Linamon, Lanao del ...

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‘Let’s heal wounds of conflict,’ Dureza

By TENG DATU Cotabato City Bureau Chief ZAMBOANGA City — Presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza urged stakeholders to work on relationship building and healing the wounds and divisions brought about by the armed conflicts. “I always say this before, and even now, I can build easily the [physical] structures destroyed ...

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Vessel from Malaysia capsizes at Zambo wharf

ZAMBOANGA City–A passenger-cargo roll-on, roll-off vessel capsized late Thursday, more than five hours after it arrived in this city from Sandakan, Sabah. Arthur Nogas, harbor master of the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), said the vessel, M/V Danica Joy 2 of the Aleson Shipping Lines, Inc. listed and capsized around 9:30 ...

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Journ group appeals for donations

THE National Union of Journalists of the Philippines is asking for help for one of its colleague, Queenie Casimiro of ABS-CBN Zamboanga and acting NUJP chapter chair. On August 8, Queenie’s son Dexter, 24, was shot twice in the shoulder and side, the bullets hitting a lung and his spine ...

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Armm celebrates National Science, Technology Week in Basilan

By Teng Datu, Cotabato City Bureau Chief Zamboanga City – Thousands of students, science and technology enthusiasts, local government officials, and representatives from other sectors in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) convened at the Datu Dizal Cultural Center in Lamitan City, Basilan to celebrate this year’s National Science ...

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Abu Sayyaf betrayed Islam by killing Hall, says Hataman

ZAMBOANGA City–Gov. Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm) yesterday strongly condemned the beheading of another Canadian hostage by the Abu Sayyaf in Sulu. Hataman issued the statement after the military’s Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom) confirmed the execution by beheading of Canadian hostage Robert Hall on Monday ...

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Zambo norte coop pushes for renewable energy

An electric cooperative in Zamboanga is first to sign up and take advantage of a renewable power plant being built in Bukid-non, the signing of the bilateral supply contract between AboitizPower and the Zamboanga del Norte Electric Cooperative (Zaneco). The signing ceremony Wednesday was for an initial 5 MW that ...

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Magnitude 6 quake jolts Zambo Peninsula

ZAMBOANGA City–Three people were injured while four houses were damaged when a magnitude 6.0 earthquake shook the Zamboanga Peninsula region yesterday. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs) stated in its bulletin that the tremor occurred at 2:21 am. Its epicenter was traced at 17 kilometers northwest of Baligiuan, ...

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