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4 suspected Abu Sayyaf terrorists captured near Zamboanga
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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16 killed, 13 wounded in Sulu ambush
Gunmen believed to be Abu Sayyaf bandits staged an ambush early Monday killing 16 people and wounding 13 others in Sulu, a military official said.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
How OFWs can come back to Philippines for good
That is something the whole economy must applaud, but then at some point, the OFW must face his own economic mortality and ask: "Until when am I going to be a hero for everyone and start being a hero for myself?" Imelda Dagus started working in Yemen right after college as a flight attendant.
DSWD staff cautioned vs bandits
A TOP official of the Department of Social Welfare and Development has told its personnel to take precautionary measures while doing field works in Zamboanga Peninsula.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
U.S. military to rehab airport runway in Zamboanga
The United States Armed Forces through the Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines is set to repair the Zamboanga International Airport runway.
Overseas-based, homegrown face-off in Mutya 2014
AFTER several months of screening from overseas Filipino communities and regional search nationwide, Mutya ng Pilipinas announces the 30 official candidates this year.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Zamboanga airport to collect parking fees
ZAMBOANGA International Airport area manager Danilo Abareta announced that they will implement the collection of parking fees at ZIA.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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Girl who Resurrected During Own Funeral Dies Again
A three-year-old girl declared clinically dead by doctors who woke up at her own funeral has died again.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Tour guide training held
SEVEN individuals and members of an adventure group have undergone a week-long Eco-Guides/Mountain Guides training conducted by the Department of Tourism in Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur.
Driver nabbed in drug buy-bust operation
COMBINED police and Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency have arrested a driver of an inter-provincial passenger bus in a buy-bust operation in Dipolog City.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Coast Guard lifts suspension of sea trips
THE Philippine Coast Guard has lifted the suspension of sea voyages from Zamboanga City to the nearby provinces, as well as, to the Visayas as the sea condition has improved after Typhoon Glenda hit several parts of the country.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Child who "woke up" at her own funeral has died
A neighbor of the family had opened the girl's coffin to adjust the body when he noticed a slight movement of her head.
Boat trips suspended due to typhoon Glenda
THE Philippine Coast Guard , through its Zamboanga Coast Guard Station, has suspended the trips of all types of vessels in Zamboanga City as Typhoon Glenda entered the Philippines Area of Responsibility .
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Philippine toddler wakes up at her own funeral
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3-Year-Old Girl Pronounced Dead Wakes Up At Her Own Funeral Alive And Well
A 3-year-old girl from the Phillipines woke up in a wooden coffin at her own funeral this past Sunday after being pronounced dead due to a severe fever the day before.
'Dead' Filipina Toddler Wakes Up In Her Coffin
An amazing YouTube video captures the moment a "dead" 3-year-old girl awakes in her coffin as her family was preparing her for burial at a local church in Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines.
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'Dead' girl wakes up at her own funeral in Philippines
Startled mourners believe they caught a miracle on camera when the 'dead' toddler they were about to bury woke up at her own funeral.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
A menu of school offerings
IT'S one of those times when we older adults would say, I wish we had that during our time.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Pinay reporter 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.
DOST: Phil-Sci scholarship now open
THE Department of Science and Technology announced the opening of the Philippine Science High School scholarship for school year 2015-2016.