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.
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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.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Task force strengthen anti-human trafficking campaign
The Sea-Based Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force is facilitating the activities in partnership with Department of Social Welfare and Development.
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.
Gunman shoots education official
AN EDUCATION official was shot and wounded by an attacker in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, said the police on 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.
Zamboanga City regains regional athletic championship
The city's delegation to the 2014 Zamboanga Peninsula Regional Athletic Association Meet has regained the championship crown despite the lack of adequate training facilities due to the 21-day standoff between government forces and the Moro National Liberation Front rebels under founding chair Nur Misuari.
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.
Westmincom honors outgoing peace monitors
THE Armed Forces of the Philippines' Western Mindanao Command has afforded honors to the International Monitoring Team Batch 8 in an exit call at the Westmincom headquarters in Zamboanga City.
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.
Pacete: Silay Rondalla performs at CCP
THE Kabataang Silay Rondalla Ensemble is not only the "ambassadors of culture" of Silay City but also of Negros Occidental.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Medical, dental outreach held
A TOTAL of 332 adults and children have benefitted in a recent medical and dental outreach mission conducted by the Western Mindanao Command in partnership with the Sweet Charity Association Recharged in Zamboanga City.
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.