SIDEBAR: March in the history of the Bangsamoro
Will the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro this month and the submission of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law by March 31 mark the beginning of a March marked with celebrations for the Bangsamoro? Between March 5 and 7, 1906, some 600 men, women and children were massacred by American soldiers on Bud Dajo in Jolo, Sulu.
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Wednesday Mar 12
Suspected Abu Sayyafs free 4 people in Sulu
Suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits have released the four people, including two students, they have abducted last week in the province of Sulu, a military official said Wednesday.
Wednesday Mar 12
Troops overrun rebel camp
A SOLDIER was killed while five others were wounded when government troops attacked and overran a camp of the New People's Army in the hinterlands of Misamis Occidental, a military official said Wednesday.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Power firm electrifies reloc site of...
A POWER firm has extended at least P2.7-million assistance to families displaced by the standoff in September 2013 by way of electrification projects.
SSS offers benefits to - job order' workers...
SOCIAL Security System -Zamboanga City Branch Head Elizabeth Cabatingan announced that her office is scheduled to launch the agency's E-Alknasiya program in this city.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
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.
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
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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
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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.