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Zamboanga City welcomes Chinese New Year with much-needed rain - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Residents here welcomed the Lunar New Year with a sigh of relief - thanks to the two-hour heavy rain on Monday morning.
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Tawi-Tawi town mayor wounded in Zamboanga City shooting

Rappler - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
MANILA, Philippines - The mayor of Tawi-Tawi's capital town Bongao was wounded in a shooting incident in Zamboanga City on Sunday morning, February 7, authorities said. Two unidentified assailants on board a motorcycle shot Mayor Jasper Que while ...
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Freed 3-year-old boy arrives in Zamboanga City, reunites with family

InterAksyon - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
ZAMBOANGA CITY - The newly-freed three-year-old boy has reunited with his family early Monday at a military headquarters in this city.

Zamboanga City to host Bird Festival 2016

Sun.Star - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
PREPARATIONS are underway for the holding of a three-day Bird Festival 2016 in Zamboanga City. Mary June Bugante, Department of Tourism (DOT) regional director, said the bird festival, which is set to be held from February 22 to 24, will be spearheaded ...

El Niño damage in Zamboanga City now at P14 million

Philippine Star - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - The dry spell brought by the El Niño phenomenon continued to ravage vast tracts of agricultural crops and livestock in Zamboanga City. City Agriculturist Diosdado Palacat said the affected areas have been expanding with ...

Six projects awaiting Zamboanga City ecozone approval

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
SIX companies have pending applications to locate at the Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority and Freeport (ZAMBOECOZONE) this year, three of which are involved in renewable energy (RE) projects.

Crops damaged by El Niño in Zamboanga up to P17.7M

Sun.Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
AN AGRICULTURE official said the damage to crops brought about by the El Niño phenomenon had increased by P3.68 million within a period of five days -- from P14.02 million as of January 29 to P17.7 million as of February 5. City Agriculturist Diosdado ...

Cloud seeding operations set in Zamboanga City

Sun.Star - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
THE state weather bureau is scheduled to conduct cloud seeding operations to mitigate the impact of the El Niño phenomenon in Zamboanga City. Vicente Manalo, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysicial and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) ...

Hundreds of volunteers quickly turn out for Duterte-Cayetano motorcade in Zamboanga City - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
ZAMBOANGA CITY - More than 100 vehicles joined a motorcade in support of the candidacy of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for President and Senator Alan Peter Cayetano for vice president here on Tuesday.

Cloud-seeding to start soon in Zamboanga City

Manila Bulletin - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Zamboanga City - The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has announced that it is ready to conduct cloud-seeding operations in the city from February 15 to 28.

Anti-drug operation nets pusher, 2 users

Sun.Star - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
POLICE arrested three people, including a drug pusher, on Tuesday and seized a firearm and methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, in an anti-drug operation in an east coast village in Zamboanga City. Superintendent Nonito Asdai ...

Drug pushers, 3 others arrested in Recodo village

Sun.Star - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
AGENTS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and policemen have arrested five people, including two alleged big-time drug pushers, in a drug bust operation in Zamboanga City. PDEA Regional Director Joseph Ladip said the operation was ...

Recruiter nabbed in Zamboanga

The Manila Times - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
COTABATO CITY, Maguindanao: The long arm of the law finally ended the nine-year pursuit against an alleged illegal recruiter in Zamboanga City when agents of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) and the police arrested her while attempting to leave the ...

Sulu, Zamboanga brace for Zika

The Manila Times - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
Government officials and health workers in Sulu province and Zamboanga City have begun a clean-up campaign to rid breeding grounds of mosquitoes and stop them from multiplying in response to the Department of Health's (DOH) campaign against the ...

P17.7-M worth of crops destroyed in Zamboanga

Manila Bulletin - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
Zamboanga City - The city agriculture office has reported that P17.7 million worth of agricultural crops planted in at least 778 hectares have already been damaged and are now beyond recovery due to the prolonged dry spell that has hit the city since ...

'Human trafficker' nabbed in Zamboanga

Sun.Star - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
AUTHORITIES have arrested an alleged notorious human trafficker Thursday afternoon at a port in Zamboanga City, police officials reported Saturday.

Alleged human trafficker nabbed at Zambo seaport

Manila Bulletin - ‎4 hours ago‎
Bureau of Immigration (BI) officials at the international seaport in Zamboanga City arrested the other day a woman wanted for illegal recruitment before she was to leave the country for Malaysia in the company of other women who were believed to be ...

Tawi-Tawi wars on human trafficking

The Manila Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Santos said Zamboanga City is a transient point of illegal drugs going to the island provinces of Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi.

Modern Mindanao dressing

Business Mirror - ‎2 hours ago‎
It is participated in by established and neophyte designers and brands from Cagayan de Oro, Butuan, Iligan, Malaybalay, General Santos and Davao cities.

Lamitan City declares under state of calamity

Sun.Star - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Lamitan City Vice Mayor Roderick Furigay said the resolution was approved on Wednesday after it was reported before the Zamboanga City Council that P137.1-million worth of crops have been damaged due to El Niño. A report submitted by agriculturist ...