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Abu Sayyaf member arrested in Zamboanga City

GMA News - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
A member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) allegedly involved in kidnapping of tourists in Sipadan, Malaysia in 2000 has been arrested in Zamboanga City. The suspect was identified as Bads Adjam, alias "Pamadol." He is the third member of the notorious ...

City honors Zamboangueño athletes

Sun.Star - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
THE Zamboanga City Government recognized Monday, July 25, the achievements of 10 athletes who brought honor and fame not only to this city but to the entire country as well.

Suspect in 2000 Sipadan kidnapping nabbed in Zamboanga City

Philippine Star - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The suspect was captured near an Air Force base in Zamboanga that President Rodrigo Duterte visited Thursday. Google Earth. ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- An Abu Sayyaf member believed involved in the mass kidnapping of Sipadan tourists in 2000 ...

Zamboanga City on red alert after entry of MNLF members

CNN Philippines - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Zamboanga City (CNN Philippines) - Security officials have raised a red alert for Zamboanga City following the entry of members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), officials said Tuesday.

President Duterte to visit Zamboanga City, Basilan, Maguindanao

InterAksyon - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
ZAMBOANGA CITY -- President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to visit Zamboanga City and the nearby province of Basilan on Thursday, July 21, and proceed to Maguindanao the next day.

10-hour power break to hit Zamboanga City

The Manila Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Elizabeth Ladaga, NGCP regional information officer, said the power interruption will affect consumers of the Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative's (Zamcelco) Cabatangan sub-station. The interruption will give way to the transmission line maintenance ...

2059 individuals register in Zamboanga City

Sun.Star - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has registered 2,059 youths including regular voters in Zamboanga City since the registration of voters started on July 15.

Zamboanga city gov't alarmed over rising number of dengue cases

GMA News - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The local government of Zamboanga City expressed concern over the rising number of dengue cases in the city, a report on "Unang Balita" said on Tuesday.
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Duterte meets military, police officials in Basilan, Zamboanga City

Sun.Star - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte met with the officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippines National Police (PNP) on Thursday to start his tour of military bases in Mindanao.

City gov't convenes 'Task Force Cambio'

Sun.Star - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
THE city government has convened “Task Force Cambio Vida (change lives)” to address issues and concerns arising from the influx of drug surrenderees in the southern port city of Zamboanga. Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar said the task force is a ...

Zamboanga City mayor leads NDPR week opening

Sun.Star - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
ZAMBOANGA City Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar will lead on Monday, July 18, the opening program for the 38th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) week in the city.

Fire victims in Zamboanga City get cash aid

Sun.Star - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
FAMILIES affected in the June 21 fire incident in the village of Sta. Catalina received financial cash assistance from the Zamboanga City Government, prioritizing the 248 families occupying the covered court at the Don Gregorio Evangelista Memorial ...
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12 things to expect from Duterte's first SONA

Rappler - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
A plea for peace and call to stop hatred will be a topic in Duterte's speech, the President himself said during a trip to Zamboanga City. For the rest of the speech's content, Duterte asked his Cabinet secretaries for input, said Presidential Spokesman ...
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Suspect killed in Zamboanga City drug bust was carrying 'Duterte volunteer' ID

Coconuts Manila - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
On Tue, Jul 12, a man who was allegedly a notorious drug pusher was killed in an encounter with the police in Purok 8, Recodo, Zamboanga City. "Eduardo Alima engaged in a firefight with policemen during a buy-bust operation," reports Jewel Reyes on ...

Philippines: 500000 schoolkids receive Albendazole in Zamboanga

Outbreak News Today - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
However, one undisclosed religious group in Zamboanga City refused their children to receive the free Albendazole deworming drug, and prefers to leave their children's health in “God's hands.

Zamboanga health official urges vigilance vs dengue

Sun.Star - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
ZAMBOANGA City Health Officer Rodelin Agbulos has called for renewed vigilance against dengue hemorrhagic fever, a mosquito-borne disease, as cases continue to increase despite the intensified drive.

Zamboanga: Urban revitalization toward a global gateway city

The Manila Times - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Old Zamboanga, when I first visited in 1970, was a city where flowers blossom along the streets, the sidewalks, and the balconies.

Police, university in Zamboanga to ink monitoring system pact

Sun.Star - ‎14 hours ago‎
THE Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) and the Ateneo de Zamboanga University (Adzu) is set to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the implementation of an incident monitoring system.

Duterte confirms IS presence in Sulu

The Manila Times - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
In his meeting with top military and police officials at the Armed Forces' Western Mindanao headquarters in Zamboanga City on Thursday, Duterte said more government troops are needed to put an end to the “embarrassing” terrorism in the country. “It ...

Zambo surrenders show growth in drug shadow - ‎11 hours ago‎
ZAMBOANGA CITY—Among at least 800 drug suspects who surrendered recently here, Nuraida Olivadez could be both typical and distinct.