Philippines hosts 8th international rice-duck confab
The Philippines is currently hosting the four-day 8th International Rice-Duck Conference at the Almont Hotel's Inland Resort here.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
P5M worth of shabu seized at Zambo airport
Authorities intercepted Thursday a shipment of shabu or metamphetamine hydrochloride with an estimated market value of P5 million at the Zamboanga International Airport.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Philippine town vice mayor freed by kidnappers
MANILA, Philippines Philippine police say a southern town vice mayor who was reportedly abducted outside a shopping mall earlier this week has been released.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Bishop: Observe Lent through reaching out to poor
THE military and police bishop on Ash Wednesday urged the Catholics faithful to feed the hungry in areas stricken by manmade and natural calamities as a form of sacrifice during the Lenten season.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Asia News Network
There were a couple of seemingly unrelated stories over the last weekend. The first had to do with human rights abuses continuing to proliferate in this country.
Aquino approves abolition of more GOCCs
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has approved the abolition of six more government-owned and controlled corporations and 14 others were already rendered non-operational, the Governance Commission for GOCCs said Monday.
6 days and counting: Bukidnon marred by long power outages
Parts of Bukidnon have been experiencing daily power outages since Feb. 26, a day before Thursday's Mindanao-wide blackout.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
'Abolish 19 losing, scam-tainted GOCCs'
Two Mindanao lawmakers proposed yesterday the abolition of 19 government-owned and controlled corporations for either losing money or being unnecessary.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Filipino-Chinese student abducted in S. Philippines
Unidentified gunmen abducted a Filipino-Chinese college student Thursday night in the southern Philippine province of Zamboanga del Sur, police said Friday.
DSWD-Western Visayas reaps awards in...
THE Department of Social Welfare and Development in Western Visayas has reaped awards during the Program Review and Evaluation of National Government programs held recently in Legaspi City, Albay.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Blackout hits parts of Mindanao
National Grid Corporation of the Philippines Mindanao corporate communications officer Beth Ladaga confirmed that the Mindanao power grid experienced disturbance at 3:53 a.m. today.
Outgoing International Monitoring Team
ZAMBOANGA. Lt. Gen. Rustico Guerrero, Philippine Army's Western Mindanao Command chief, assisted by his deputy chief Brig.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Wounded dolphin rescued in Zambo Sur
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines Fishermen rescued an injured dolphin in the waters off Dumanguilas Bay in Zamboanga del Sur on Thursday.
Ta ama yo contigo Zamboanga
WHAT is love? Love is giving in to your wanderlust and flying to a place you haven't been before.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Will 1M volunteer?
ABOUT one million volunteers are needed for the 60-day Bayani Challenge organized by Gawad Kalinga to help build houses, among other projects, in 12 provinces affected by typhoon Yolanda and other calamities.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Filipino sisters freed from 8 months of captivity
Filipino sisters and independent filmmakers Nadioua Bansil, left, and Linda Bansil, emerge from a news conference following a news conference at the Western Mindanao Command in Zamboanga, southern Philippines Friday, Feb.21, 2014.
Kidnapped film-makers recovered in southern Philippines...
ZAMBOANGA: Two Filipina documentary film-makers, kidnapped by Al-Qaeda-linked Muslim extremists in the strife-torn southern Philippines, were recovered by authorities on Thursday after eight months in captivity, a military statement said.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Asia Mindanaw academic journal launched
Edited by Fr. Albert E. Alejo, SJ, the annual publication, Asia Mindanaw Dialogue on Peace and Development, has three parts - Research-based articles, Reflection section and Review of books.
Weather bureau to install Doppler radar
AN OFFICIAL the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said the agency is installing a Doppler radar in Zamboanga City.
Pena: The birth of an eagle
EXACTLY on my birthday, February 7, 2014, Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje announced the birth of a new Philippine eagle which was hatched in the wild.