Zamboanga, Philippines Newswire

Zamboanga, Philippines Newswire

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  1. 6 cops in Zambo del Norte receive 'Medalya ng Kagalingan'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula awarded Medalya ng Kagalingan to six policemen assigned in Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte for having demonstrated exemplary performance while in the line of duty. Senior Superintendent Sofronio Ecaldre, Officer in charge-Regional Chief Directorial Staff, named the awardees as the following: Chief Inspector Joseph Maulad, Senior Police Office 2 Marlon Patulot, SPO1 Dexter Descallar, Police Officer 3 Samuel Buban, PO2 Florencio Carino and PO2 Victor Dubal.

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  2. ZAMBOANGA. Department of Health- Zamboanga Peninsula (Western...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ZAMBOANGA. Department of Health- Zamboanga Peninsula personnel hold bloodletting on Friday as part of the activities marking the 57th anniversary of the agency.

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  3. ZAMBOANGA. Two soldiers proudly show they are drug-free after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sun-Star

    ZAMBOANGA. Two soldiers proudly show they are drug-free after undergoing mandatory drug test on Thursday initiated by the Western Mindanao Command.

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  4. The rise of world-class PinoysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Manila Bulletin

    We always wondered why it would take an Irish named Mike Grogan to write a book "The Rise of the Pinoy" to tell the world Filipinos are "world-class." Grogan traveled through Europe, Africa and America and left his lucrative profession there to stay in the Philippines.

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  5. Pope appoints new Kidapawan bishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Sun-Star

    Since 2006, Bagaforo was the auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Cotabato, which is also the year of his Episcopal ordination. Before becoming a bishop, Bagaforo was president of Notre Dame of Tacurong College and vicar general of the Archbishop of Cotabato.

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  6. City honors Zamboangue o athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Sun-Star

    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. City Hall Information Officer Belen Sheila Covarrubias said the Zamboanga delegates won three golds, six silvers, and three bronze medals during the 10th World Taekwondo Culture Expo held from July 14 to 19 in Muju, South Korea.

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  7. DSWD registers 364,723 poor households in Western MindanaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Sun-Star

    DSWD Regional Director Araceli Solamillo said the result was based on the Listahanan assessment in the entire region that was conducted in 704,872 household or 3,124,216 individuals. She added that 59,485 families representing 16.31 percent of the 364,723 poor households live in urban barangays while 305,238 or 83.69 percent stay in rural barangays.

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  8. Generosity beyond boundariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Manila Bulletin

    No matter where they are in the world, Filipinos leave a mark because of their remarkable values. Aside from their hard work and resilient spirit, they are also known for their readiness to always lend a helping hand.

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  9. Duterte to crush urban terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Manila Bulletin

    Apart from addressing the illegal drug trade, the Duterte administration is stepping up the campaign against "urban terrorism" that has placed the country in a bad light. President Duterte has bared plans to tap more soldiers and policemen to put an end to terrorist activities which he claimed have embarrassed the government for far too long.

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  10. 10-hour power interruption set in ZamboangaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Sun-Star

    THERE will be a 10-hour power interruption from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, in Zamboanga city. This was announced by the Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative to facilitate the transmission line maintenance at structure numbers 23-D, 34-HS and 50-HT along the Pitogo-Tumaga 69 kilovolts line of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines .

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  11. Duterte admin steps up campaign against urban terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Manila Bulletin

    Apart from addressing the illegal drug trade, the Duterte government is stepping up the campaign against "urban terrorism" that has placed the country in a bad light. President Rodrigo Duterte has bared plans to tap more soldiers and policemen to put an end to terrorist activities which he claimed have embarrassed the government for far too long.

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  12. PRO 7 officials Derilo, Ylanan, Albotra, Siclot, Sanchez moved outside regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Sun-Star

    The reliefs of Superintendents Rex Derilo, George Ylanan, Rodolfo Albotra, Teofilo Siclot, and Marvin Sanchez followed the transfers of 29 cops to other units outside PRO 7. Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa said they implemented the transfers to stop some officers who were reportedly engaged in illicit activities, including the illegal drug trade. "To those policemen who were transferred to other regions, remember you swore to become a member of the Philippine National Police, willing to be assigned anywhere in the Philippines.

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  13. Duterte visits troops in Basilan, Zambo, off to Maguindanao todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Manila Bulletin

    Advancing peace and security in Mindanao was the main agenda of President Rodrigo Duterte when he visited two military camps in Basilan and Zamboanga on Thursday. Under heavy security, the President first traveled to Basilan to hold a flurry of meetings with top military and police officials on the security situation in the province, a known stronghold of the notorious Abu Sayyaf Group .

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  14. Duterte visits military camps in Basilan, ZamboangaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Manila Bulletin

    Advancing peace and security in Mindanao was the main agenda of President Rodrigo Duterte when he visited two military camps in Basilan and Zamboanga on Thursday. Under heavy security, the President first traveled to Basilan to hold a flurry of meetings with the top military and police officials on the security situation in the province, a known stronghold of the notorious Abu Sayyaf Group.

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  15. President Duterte to visit Zamboanga, BasilanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sun-Star

    Major Filemon Tan Jr., Western Mindanao Command spokesperson, disclosed the President will meet with the key military officials to get first hand information on the ongoing offensive against the Abu Sayyaf Group brigands in Basilan. Tan said that Duterte will also address the troops as well as visit the wounded soldiers at Camp Navarro General Hospital in Zamboanga City.

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  16. 20,526 - drug personalities' surrender in Western MindanaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Sun-Star

    THE Philippine National Police announced that a total of 20,526 "drug personalities" have surrendered in the Zamboanga Peninsula or Region 9 area since the time President Rodrigo Duterte assumed the presidency. Chief Superintendent Billy Beltran, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula, disclosed that seven suspected drug pushers were killed while 58 others were arrested in anti-drug operations in the entire region.

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  17. DOST holds risk management forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Science and Technology is scheduled to hold a one-day forum on Disaster Risk Reduction Management in the province of Zamboanga del Norte. The RSTW is scheduled to be held from July 25 to 27 at the Zamboanga del Norte Convention and Sports Center in Dipolog City.

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  18. Golden Haven accelerates expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Manila Bulletin

    Golden Haven Memorial Park, Inc., the only memorial park and death care services firm with nationwide coverage, is planning to grow by an average of seven new memorial parks a year with the aim of having at least 50 parks in the Philippines. In an interview, Golden Haven controlling shareholder Manuel B. Villar said that, "before end of the year we will have 14 parks.

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  19. DTI-Zamboanga warns vs scammersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Sun-Star

    A TOP official of the Department of Trade and Industry has warned all government and private institutions against scammers trying to dupe agencies by pretending to be officials from another government office. DTI-Zamboanga Peninsula Director Sitti Amina Jain issued the warning after a certain Attorney Mendez, claiming to be connected with the Civil Service Commission in Manila, called up the DTI office asking for names of key officials.

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  20. DOST uses web portal to widen program market reachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Sun-Star

    AN OFFICIAL of the Department of Science and Technology announced that the products on display at the agency's annual Regional Science and Technology Week are available on the OneStore web portal. DOST-Zamboanga Peninsula Director Brenda Nazareth-Manzano said the OneStore web portal primarily aims to strengthen the small and medium enterprises assisted by the DOST's Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program by widening the scope of their target markets, and making their products more accessible to the public.

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