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Zambo solon gets 3 high school bills approved

By Totoy M. Munoz ZAMBOANGA City – Zamboanga city’s 1st District  Rep Celso L. Lobregat announced that the bills creating the three National High Schools (NHS) in this city have been approved  recently by the Senate without amendments. These three  Bills, HB 5364 (Tulungatung NHS), HB 5365 (Pasonanca NHS) and ...

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Zambo gov’t turns over 104 houses under Z3R program

By TOTOY M MUÑOZ ZAMBOANGA CITY ( March 9, 2016 ) –  In line with the vision to bring back a better Zamboanga, 104 permanent houses constructed under the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction (Z3R) in Tulungatung were turned over to families affected by the 2013 siege on Saturday. ...

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34 hurt as two buses collide in Sibugay

THIRTY-FOUR people, including two children, were injured when two passenger buses collided head-on in Zamboanga Sibugay over the weekend. Chief Supt. Miguel Antonio Jr., Police Regional Office 9 director, said the accident occurred around 5 pm Sunday in Barangay Tigpalay, Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay. Antonio said the two passenger buses were ...

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Dawn fire kills 15 people, hurts 13 others

ZAMBOANGA City––Fifteen people, six of them, were killed  while 13 others were injured in a dawn fire that destroyed P8 million worth of properties at the old public market here over the weekend. Supt. Dominador Zabala Jr., Zamboanga City Fire District (ZCFD) marshal, said the fire destroyed 350 stalls and ...

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Blast rocks Sulkud

By ROSE MUNEZA Bureau Chief TACURONG City– A loud explosion occurred at around 7:55 o’clock in the evening last August 23, 2015 at Bo. 2, Barangay EJC Montilla, TacurongCity. Athough no one was hurt on in the incident but it post as a warning to authorities here be alert at ...

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Fire razes over 100 houses in Zambo City

ZAMBOANGA CITY — More than 100 houses, mostly made from light materials, were razed by fire  that hit a slum area in Barangay Talon-Talon, this city, Monday. Insp. Jasmine Tanog, Tetuan fire substation chief, said the fire broke out around 7:45 a.m. at SitioLaminusa, Logoy Grande, Barangay Talon-Talon, 4.71 kilometers ...

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Cops arrest ‘bagman’ of Abu Sayyaf

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The police have arrested a suspected ransom courier of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) involving the kidnapping of an Australian national in Zamboanga Sibu-gay, a top police official disclosed Thursday. Senior Supt. CelsoBael, ZamboangaSibugay police director, identified the arrested suspect as EdelizaUlep alias Gina Perez. Bael said ...

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Zambo cops recapture 2 prisoners that bolted jail

ZAMBOANGA City– The police here have recaptured the two detainees who bolted jail in this city, an official announced Tuesday. Senior Insp. Joel Tuttuh, Police Station 3 chief, said the escapees, Argie Gadjali and Louie Evangelista, were recaptured around 3 a.m. Tuesday at Sitio Mangga, Barangay Bunguiao, 33 kilometers east ...

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Cops arrest ‘bagman’ of Abu Sayyaf

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The police have arrested a suspected ransom courier of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) involving the kidnapping of an Australian national in ZamboangaSibu-gay, a top police official disclosed Thursday. Senior Supt. CelsoBael, ZamboangaSibugay police director, identified the arrested suspect as EdelizaUlep alias Gina Perez. Bael said Ulep ...

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