Three dead in foiled Philippines jailbreak
ZAMBOANGA: Three people were killed and eight others wounded after a jailbreak attempt in the southern Philippines turned into a deadly firefight, police said Saturday.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Power lack in key regions could cut GDP by P793 billion
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said on Monday some important regions in the country could falter and fail to contribute in full to the local output, measured as gross domestic product , simply because these growth-boosting regions experience inadequate power supply.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
DENR eyes record-breaking tree planting...
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources is set to mobilize 35,000 participants and volunteers in the Zamboanga Peninsula to join the Mindanao-wide simultaneous tree planting activity.
Zamboanga airport to receive 2 new fire...
THE Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines is enhancing the capability of its Aerodrome Rescue and Firefighting unit of the Zamboanga International Airport .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
11 fishermen arrested for illegal fishing
COMBINED policemen and Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team have arrested 11 people for illegal fishing off Zamboanga del Norte and confiscated five motorized bancas, the police said.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Saudi hires 1,600 medical professionals
THE Philippines Overseas employment Administration has announced that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is hiring 1,600 Filipino medical professionals.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
8 would-be trafficking victims rescued in Zambo
Eight would-be victims of human trafficking were rescued here Thursday by policemen backed by operatives of the multi-agency Sea-Based Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force .
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Kidnapped Filipino school official released
AFTER almost seven months in captivity, kidnappers have released a public school official snatched in the province of Zamboanga del Sur in Southern Philippines, a top police official disclosed Friday.
LPA enters Philippines
A low pressure area entered the country on Friday morning, bringing rains over Visayas and Mindanao, the state weather bureau said.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
New tarsier species found in Dinagat Island
It's bigger in size, has darker hair and has stubbier fingers and toes. Genetic tests have also proven the Dinagat tarsier is a new Philippine tarsier species.
Task force foils human trafficking attempt in Zamboanga
The multi-agency Sea-Based Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force have foiled a human trafficking attempt when they intercepted 24 would-be victims in this city.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
DOE: Oil smuggling on the rise
Oil smuggling is again on the rise across the country especially in Mindanao, prompting the Department of Energy to closely coordinate with the Bureau of Customs to address concerns of oil industry players.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Sabah Deports 641 Philippine Illegal Immigrants
The Special Federal Task Force in Sabah/Labuan today deported 641 Philippine illegal immigrants, 443 of them from the temporary detention centre in Sibuga here and the rest from the centre in Papar.
Zambo OFWs from Libya get financial aid
The government through the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration has started releasing financial assistance to Overseas Filipino Workers who were repatriated from Libya.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
DPWH to build P1.73-B water supply projects in 30 tourism areas: Singson
President Benigno S. Aquino III graces the Philippine Travel Agencies Association 21st Travel Tour Expo 2014 at the SMX Convention Center, Seashell Drive, Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City on Friday with the theme: "Love Life, Love Travel."
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Mindanao schools tapped for DOST's river mapping project
Universities and colleges in Mindanao have been tapped for the Philippine Light Intensity Detection and Ranging project, which aims to map the river systems of four regions in the island.
Customs July collection up by almost P1M
A TOP official of the local Bureau of Customs office announced that they have surpassed their revenue's target collection goal by almost P1 million for July this year.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Search on for 5 humanitarian heroes
THE United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs -Zamboanga Hub announced the search for the five humanitarian heroes of Zamboanga City.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
A legacy for the young
A TEACHER'S life is like a candle that lights up the path of students towards knowledge that they can use as weapons in their future professions.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Get to Know Your Tourists' seminar held
THREE tourism professionals from various partner agencies have attended a one-day seminar on Getting to Know Your Tourists, an official announced.