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Radical Sayyaf does it again, beheads one of 3 captives

ZAMBOANGA City––Abu Sayyaf extremists responsible for the abduction of two coast guards from Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental, and a barangay chairman from Dapitan, executed one of the hostages they kidnapped nearly four months ago, a military official confirmed yesterday. Brig. Gen. Alan Arrojado, Joint Task Group Sulu commander, ...

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Muslim leaders urge Gov. Hataman to run for Senate

ZAMBOANGA City– Muslim leaders from the different parts of Mindanao, clamoring to be represented in the Senate, are pushing for the senatorial bid of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov. MujivHataman. Mohammad NurAjihil, president and convenor of Mahadjanah based in this city, said Muslims in the entire Mindanao and ...

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Two soldiers die in Sulu ambush

By TEOFILO P. GARCIA, JR ZAMBOANGA City– Two soldiers were killed in an ambush staged by suspected members of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in the province of Sulu, a top military official disclosed Monday. Brig. Gen. Alan Arrojado, Joint Task Group Sulu commander, identified the slain soldiers as PFC Rey ...

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Zambo mayor backs Roxas as LP bet

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Mayor Ma. Isabelle Clima-co-Salazar has declared that she will toe the line of the Liberal Party (LP) on its choice for President Benig-no Simeon Aquino III’s successor. Salazar issued the statement after President Aquino endorsed Local Government Sec. Manuel Roxas II as his preferred successor in a ...

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PCA distributes 736 bags of fertilizers to farmers in Zambo

Zamboanga del Norte – A total of 736 bags of  fertilizers  were distributed by the personnel of Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) to coconut farmers yesterday, July 23, during the information caravan (Infocar) for poverty reduction conducted by the Mindanao Communicator’s Network, Inc. and the Regional Development Council (RDC)-9 at barangay ...

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‘We don’t need BBL’ opined town exec in Zambo Sur

TUKURAN, Zamboanga del Sur—‘We don’t need BBL, was the statement raised by  Mayor FrancisvicVillamero when interviewed on his opinion on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law recently at his office here. He said his town does not need the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law to attain peace in Tukuran. He added that ...

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Department of Agriculture Unveils Agri Pinoy Center

KORONADAL City – The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region 12 unveiled on Thursday its newly-completed P75 million field office at the regional government center complex here. Dubbed “Agri-PinoyCenter,” the three-story modern facility was formally inaugurated by DA regional and national officials led by Secretary Proceso Alcala in festive rites ...

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BRP-Gregorio del Pilar makes port visit to Zambo

ZAMBOANGA CITY — One of the two patrol frigates of the Philippine Navy (PN) arrived Tuesday in this city as part of its port visits to the different parts of the country. Navy Capt. Vincent Sibala, commanding officer of BRP-Gregorio del Pilar or Patrol Frigate (PF)-15, said the port visits ...

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