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3 hrs ago | MindaNews

Canneries in Zamboanga City face shortage of workers

Edgar Lim, manager of Permex Producer and Exporter Corporation , said production works in the canneries should be full blast by this time since the closed season for sardine fishing ended four months ago.

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8 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Rotarians lighting up communities

ROTARIANS from Negros, Panay, and southwest Mindanao-comprising the Rotary District 3850-are encouraged to "light up" communities and strengthen the "power of giving and volunteerism," as they continue their community and humanitarian service.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Nerve News

Top leftist rebel leader caught in Philippines

Security forces arrested a top ranking female leftist rebel leader in the southern Philippines Monday, a military official said Tuesday.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Sun-Star

Police seize illegally-shipped logs

THE police have intercepted illegally cut logs in an anti-illegal logging operation in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, the police said Saturday.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

MindaNews

ARMM eyes special economic zone in Tawi-Tawi

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao regional government is eyeing the establishment of a special economic zone in Tawi-Tawi province to further bolster trade and tourism exchanges between the area and neighboring Sabah, Malaysia, an official said.

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MindaNews

9,000 ha of CARP-covered lands undistributed in Region 9

A total of 9,000 hectares in Region 9 have remained undistributed after the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms Law expired on June 30, an official said.

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The Nation

Reporter from Philippines wins AFP's Kate Webb Prize

Multimedia journalist Patricia Evangelista has won the Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize for her compelling reporting on conflict and disaster in her native Philippines, AFP announced Friday.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Manila Bulletin

1,110 pass social worker licensure examination

The Professional Regulation Commission yesterday announced that 1,110 out of 2,031 passed the Social Worker Licensure Examination given by the Board for Social Workers in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena and Zamboanga last June 2014.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

WebProNews

FA-50 Fighter Jets: The Philippines Strengthens Its Defense

On Tuesday, Philippine's President Benigno Aquino III announced that two FA-50 fighter jets will be delivered to the Philippines from a manufacturer in South Korea.

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Sun-Star

Hand woven products off to Mexico

AS PART of the advocacy for heritage conservation, cultural preservation and sustainable development, Kalinga's Tapis will join the International Folk Art Market on July 11-13 at Museum Hill, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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ABS-CBN News

1,110 pass board exam for social workers

The Professional Regulation Commission announced Wednesday that 1,110 out of 2,031 passed the Social Worker Licensure Examination given by the Board for Social Workers in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, and Zamboanga last June 2014.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Sun-Star

Pagasa to build weather facility

Pagasa-Zamboanga Station chief Meteorologist Maribel Hasanah-Enriquez said the project includes the construction of an edifice and the installation of a Doppler Radar in the city.

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Sun-Star

Legaspi: One-island region

THE proposal of the provincial governments of Oriental and Occidental Negros to form a one-island region is a welcome move to big businessmen and big political figures in these two provinces.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Star Online

Four Islamic militants captured in Philippines

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines: Security forces have captured four members of the Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group in the southern Philippines, including one accused of the 2002 kidnapping of Christian missionaries who were later beheaded, police said Monday.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Philippines takes emergency steps as pest attacks coconut trees

The Philippines has taken emergency measures in a bid to head off a fast-spreading insect infestation threatening its coconut plantations, which if left uncontrolled could severely cripple the country's most valuable agricultural export.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

Sun-Star

PCCI favors transfer of Zambo airport

THE Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry supports the plan to transfer the Zamboanga International Airport to a new location.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Muslim extremist attack leaves seven Philippine soldiers dead

Muslim extremists with links to the Al-Qaeda network killed seven soldiers and left 13 others wounded in an attack in the lawless southern Philippines on Thursday, the military said.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Filipino militant nabbed for US, Aussie abductions

Police and army troops captured Jimmy Nurilla and Bakrin Haris on Monday in a raid on their hideout in Sangali village in the port city of Zamboanga in a volatile region where the al-Qaida-linked Abu Sayyaf group has carried out kidnappings for ransom, bombings, extortion and other acts of banditry.

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Sun-Star

Boy Scouts Centennial Jamboree set

THE City of Zamboanga is set to host the five-day The Boy Scouts of the Philippines Centennial Jamboree 2014.

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