Zamboanga, Philippines Newswire

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  1. Businesswoman injured in Zamboanga del Norte ambushRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    A BUSINESSWOMAN was wounded in an ambush in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, the police said Friday, February 24. Senior Superintendent Edwin Buenaventura Wagan, Zamboanga del Norte police director, identified the victim as Lina Ordineza, 43, of San Roque village, Sirawai town. Wagan said the incident occurred around 7:28 a.m. Thursday in the village of San Vicente, Sirawai, Zamboanga del Norte.

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  2. Zamboanga mayor joins call to reactivate militia forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sun-Star

    MAYOR Maria Isabel Climaco-Salazar has joined the snowballing calling of local chief executives all over Mindanao for the return of the Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit to assist the police and military in the maintenance of peace and security, especially in crime-prone areas. Salazar said all governors and mayors in Mindanao echoed the call for the return of Cafgu during the meeting of the Regional Peace and Order Council chairpersons and vice-chairpersons Mindanao Cluster last February 15 in Sultan Kudarat.

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  3. Ex-councilor wounded, pal unscathed in gun attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sun-Star

    A FORMER town official was wounded while his companion was unscathed in a gun attack in Zamboanga del Sur, the police said Thursday, February 23. Zamboanga del Sur police director Senior Superintendent Sofronio Ecaldre identified the victim as Rustico Arnoza, 66, a former councilor in the municipality of Midsalip. Ecaldre said the incident occurred around 7 p.m. Wednesday at Purok 1 in the village of Poblacion, Midsalip, Zamboanga Del Sur.

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  4. Customs sets seminar for port stakeholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sun-Star

    A TOP official of the Bureau of Customs announced they have scheduled to conduct a seminar-workshop to update all the stakeholders of the agency on the existing and new customs laws. BOC district collector Halleck Valdez said the seminar, which is scheduled to be held Friday, February 24, will focus the rules and regulations on rice importation in his area of responsibility.

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  5. Gunmen open fire at mayor's residenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Sun-Star

    UNIDENTIFIED gunmen strafed the residence of a town official in Zamboanga del Norte, early dawn Wednesday, February 22, the police said. Zamboanga del Norte Police Director Edwin Buenaventura Wagan said the suspects opened fire at the house of Siayan Mayor Flora Villarosa around 12:55 a.m in the village of Poblacion.

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  6. Zamboanga mayor warns employees acting as fixersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Sun-Star

    ZAMBOANGA City Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar warned City Government employees against meddling in the affairs of private individuals transacting business with the local government. Salazar issued the warning after reports reached the City Council that some City Government employees act as fixers by preparing documents for some phony projects.

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  7. Rogue Philippine police defy Duterte's order of punishment postingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Channelnewsasia.com

    More than 250 rogue police reassigned by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to an island stronghold of Islamist militants failed to show up at their punishment posting on Tuesday, and faced expulsion from the force. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte raises a glass of water as he proposed a toast during the Asian Development Bank 50th anniversary in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines February 21, 2017.

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  8. Only 53 'scalawag' cops deployed to BasilanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Manila Bulletin

    Only 53 of the 311 "scalawag" policemen showed up at the Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig on Tuesday morning, February 21 for their deployment to Basilan. According to CNN News , the erring cops headed to Villamor Air Base in Pasay at around 5 a.m. where they boarded a C-130 cargo plane to Zamboanga.

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  9. PEACETALK: I step down with the pride and honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | MindaNews

    But we survived. Every intrigue, we survived; a Every demeaning branding as traitors, we survived;a Every attempt to further divide us, we survived;a Every systematic isolation, we survived, and a Every attack at our relevance, alignment and commitment to our cause and the aspirations of people, we survived.

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  10. Troops capture NPA rebel; roadside bombing foiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Sun-Star

    GOVERNMENT troops have captured a New People's Army rebel and foiled an NPA roadside bombing attempt in Mindanao, officials said Sunday. The NPA rebel was captured following a clash in the province of Zamboanga del Sur while the roadside bombing attempt was foiled in Davao City.

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  11. Riding in tandem gunmen shoot soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Sun-Star

    A SOLDIER was wounded in a gun attack by riding-in-tandem gunmen in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Sunday, February 19. Zamboanga del Sur police director Senior Superintendent Sofronio Ecaldre identified the victim as Staff Sergeant Geatras Solo, 50, of the Military Intelligence Battalion. Ecaldre said the incident occurred around 9:20 a.m. Saturday at Purok Bombel 2 in the village of San Pedro, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur.

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  12. The loneliest, the saddestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Bangkok Post

    In a recent PostScript featuring BBC Radio's Desert Island Discs, one of the more obscure record requests mentioned came from Dame Judi Dench, who asked for an excerpt from the daily Shipping Forecast, saying she liked the "romantic names". It struck a chord with me because as a kid I was also fascinated by this late-night forecast, primarily due to the exotic names: Viking, Cromarty, Dogger, Fisher, Rockall, Fastnet, Finisterre , Heligoland , Bailey, Fair Isle and so on.

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  13. The upright-growing Trichoglottis speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Manila Bulletin

    When one thinks of a Trichoglottis species, one usually thinks of species like Trichoglottis celebica , Trichoglottis latisepala and Trichoglottis mindanaensis, which are pendulous growing plants. But there are a number of species which are upright growers, and it is these species which we will discuss today.

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  14. Village official, wife, wounded in gun attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Sun-Star

    A VILLAGE official and his wife survived a gun slay attempt by motorcycle riding men Friday morning, police said Saturday, February 18. Senior Superintendent Sofronio Ecaldre, Zamboanga del Sur police director, identified the victim as Jerry Senara, 35, barangay captain of Saad, Dumingag in Zamboanga del Sur, and his wife, Lorna, also 35. Both sustained gunshot wounds and are now confined in a hospital. Ecaldre said the couple was walking along the street near the municipal gymnasium when two men riding in a motorcycle stopped and shot them.

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  15. DILG complete P15-M Pamana housing projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Interior and Local Government through its Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan program has completed the construction of 150 housing units for the members of the Moro National Liberation Front in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Engineer Venancio Ferrer, III, Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Planning and Development Office said the housing project worth P15 million was constructed in the municipality of Tungawan through his office.

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  16. 5 injured in collision of 2 motorcyclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Sun-Star

    FIVE people, including three children, were injured in a vehicular incident in Zamboanga Sibugay, the police reported Friday, February 17. Zamboanga Sibugay Police Director Romulo Cleve Taboso identified the victims as Ian Omandam, 27, Reynaldo Avila, 36, Crishel Mae Rublico, 11, Jimboy Roferos, 10 and David Ramos, four. Investigation showed Omandam was driving a motorcycle with Ramos as his back rider when they were bumped from behind by another motorcycle driven by Avila with Rublico and Roferos riding in tandem.

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  17. Concreting of Payao town road to startRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Sun-Star

    THE Provincial Government of Zamboanga Sibugay has allocated P260 million for the concreting of a 20.55-kilometer farm-to-market road for the towns of Payao and Titay. Engr.

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  18. 17 new Negosyo Centers set to open in Zamboanga PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Trade and Industry will establish 17 new Negosyo Centers in Zamboanga Peninsula this year, a DTI official said. DTI Regional Director Sitti Amina Jain said of the 17 Negosyo Centers, six will be opened in Zamboanga Sibugay, six in Zamboanga del Sur, four in Zamboanga del Norte, and one in Zamboanga City.

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  19. SM to open 5 more malls in Mindanao; expects to generate 15,000 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | MindaNews

    The Henry Sy-led SM Supermalls will construct five new malls in the next three years in Mindanao with a potential to generate 15,000 jobs, Oliver John Tiu, SM Supermalls vice president for operations-Mindanao, said. Tiu told reporters during a business forum Tuesday that the new constructions will bring to nine its total number of malls in Mindanao by end of 2020.

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  20. Gunmen attack town official's residenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Sun-Star

    INVESTIGATION is underway to unmask the culprits behind the gun attack on the residence of a town official in Zamboanga Sibugay, the police said Wednesday, February 15. The Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula reported the incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the village of Lapaz, Alicia, Zamboanga Sibugay. The house that came under gun attack is owned by Alicia Municipal Councilor Salim Laja.

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