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  1. Zamboanga City marks 'Dia de Mam Caling'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    MAYOR Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar, first district Representative Celso Lobregat and Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde led the commemoration Sunday of the "Dia de Mam Caling," marking the 94th birth anniversary of the late Mayor Maria Clara Lobregat.

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  2. Press club holds fun gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ZAMBOANGA. A member of the Green Team hurdles the "luksong tinik" competition in Sunday's Media Fun Games 2015 at Scout Limbaga Camp Site.

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  3. ILLAM, Muntinlupa score second win in Little League BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | ABS-CBN News

    ILLAM and Muntinlupa showed their dominant form as they posted their second straight victories in centerpiece Little League Baseball in the 2015 Philippine Series at Iloilo National High School. The ILLAM Little Leaguers, who opened their bid with an 11-1 disposal of Canlubang, followed it up with a 10-run rout of North Cebu via the same scoreline to lead Group A with 2-0.

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  4. Abu demands P100-M for Sibugay mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | ABS-CBN News

    ISABELA CITY, Basilan, Philippines Abu Sayyaf bandits are reportedly demanding P100 million for the release of Mayor Gemma Adana of Naga town, Zamboanga Sibugay, the military said yesterday. Col. Rolando Bautista, chief of the Army's 104th Infantry Brigade, said they are verifying the information as they do not have direct contact with the kidnappers.

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  5. Earth Day activities setRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources said that mangrove propagule planting will be the main highlight during Wednesday's observance of the 45th Philippine Earth Day Zamboanga Peninsula Region. DENR Regional Director Arleigh Adorable said the Earth Day observance, which falls on April 22 of each year, is in line with the Presidential Proclamation 1481, series of 2008.

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  6. Ranking NPA rebel in Zamboanga Norte fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Sun-Star

    POLICE have arrested a ranking leader of the New People's Army in the hinterlands of Zamboanga del Norte, an official said Sunday. Inspector Dahlan Samuddin, Police Regional Office information officer, identified the arrested NPA ranking leader as Rodrigo Tayasan, who is charged for the crime of multiple murder with quadruple frustrated murder and damage to government property .

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  7. Editorial: Helping new graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Sun-Star

    THERE'S really no shortage of initiative in self-promotion. For some politicians, the recent culmination of the school year has been a good excuse to display tarpaulins that congratulate the new graduates.

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  8. Civilians reeling from impact of armed clashes, dry spellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Sun-Star

    FEAR and uncertainty remain for thousands of people displaced by the month-long clashes between government armed forces and armed groups in Maguindanao in March, said the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Philippine Red Cross . "Although the fighting in Maguindanao has stopped, irregular skirmishes and uncertainty in the area prevent displaced families from returning to their homes," said Pascal Mauchle, head of the ICRC delegation in the Philippines.

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  9. 2 Zambo kidnap suspects fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | ABS-CBN News

    ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines Two suspected members of a kidnapping syndicate operating in Zamboanga Sibugay have been arrested, a military official said yesterday. Bandong Wahab and Omma Jain of the Aburi-Sabtal gang were collared by members of the 17th Special Forces Company in Barangay Poblacio in Payao town on Tuesday, said Lt.

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  10. 2 kidnappers fall in Zamboanga SibugayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Sun-Star

    COMBINED military and police forces have apprehended two suspected kidnappers in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, an official said Friday. Apprehended were Bandong Wahab and Omma Jain who are members of a lawless group known as Aburi-Sabatal, which is operating in Zamboanga Sibugay.

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  11. 5 things to do this weekend: April 17-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | ABS-CBN News

    The Cultural Center of the Philippines is celebrating Earth Day on Sunday by transforming the Liwasang Kalikasan into an "Eco Village" --a theme park that offers fun and educational activities, performances, exhibits, and interactive activities in the entire park. The day's activities include an early 2-hour zumba fitness class led by television host and artist Regine Tolentino, performances from Wanlu and his Puppets and RJ Ledesma, and other programs focusing on "Health and Wellness," "Music," "Children," "Farm," "Selfie," "Science," and "Food and Demo."

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  12. Zamboanga City festival welcomes summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Sun-Star

    The Summer na Zamboanga will kick off with an opening program today, April 17, at the City Hall grounds. Among the performers are the Western Mindanao State University Jambangan Cultural Dance Troupe, Dancing Buddies, Four Twenty Crew, True Family, PS Static, Zamboanga Cosplay Group, Abdel Aziz Masjiril, Marco Onesa, and Fidel Bas with the Guyz N' Flizicks.

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  13. Oro power utility assures 'no more brownout'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Sun-Star

    BEGINNING today, Cagayan de Oro Electric Power and Light Co. lifts the rotational brownout it enforced in the city since April 10 after the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation , formerly the National Power Corporation , has added another 30 megawatt to Cepalco's daily requirement to run the city's power needs.

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  14. SM Prime eyes Zamboanga, Butuan for Mindanao mall expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | ABS-CBN News

    SM Prime Holdings Inc. remains bullish on business growth opportunities in Mindanao despite peace and order issues in the island. The integrated property firm of Henry Sy's SM Group said Mindanao would be part of its planned aggressive expansion in the coming years as it seeks to capitalize on the region's strong economic potential.

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  15. Mindanao power woes worsen as Pulangi, Lake Lanao water levels dropRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | MindaNews

    The water levels in Pulangi River in Bukidnon and Lake Lanao, major sources of hydropower in Mindanao, continued to drop worsening the power situation in some cities in the island already reeling from daily rotational blackouts. Starting Tuesday, the Cagayan Electric Power and Light Company whose franchise area covers the city and Jasaan and Villanueva towns in Misamis Oriental, has imposed an eight-hour rotational blackout.

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  16. Troops discover abandoned NPA camp in Zambo SurRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Sun-Star

    GOVERNMENT security forces have stumbled on a newly abandoned camp of the New People's Army in the hinterlands of Zamboanga del Sur, as they intensified law enforcement operations. Captain Maria Rowena Muyuela, Western Mindanao Command information officer, said the camp was found Sunday morning in Barangay Cabaloran, Midsalip town.

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  17. Two dead in knife attack aboard Chinese ship in PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Bangkok Post

    A crewman on a Chinese vessel in Philippine waters has killed two of his colleagues with a knife, a coast guard official said Sunday. A members of the Philippines Coast Guard with an assault rifles takes part in an exercise in Manila Bay on Oct 16, 2005/ One other crew member was wounded in the attack aboard the Liberian-flagged Quing May and has been taken to hospital.

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  18. 2 Chinese dead in cargo ship violenceRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | Sun-Star

    Two Chinese men were stabbed to death and another was injured in violence among crew members of a cargo ship that radioed Filipino authorities for medical help, police said Sunday. Philippine authorities boarded M/V Qing May after it docked and brought an injured Chinese crewman to a hospital in Zamboanga City early Sunday with the permission of the ship's skipper, Zamboanga Police Director Angelito Casimiro said.

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  19. 2 killed in knife scuffle aboard ship in waters off Sulu, PhilippinesRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | Xinhuanet

    Two people were killed and another injured in a knife attack on Saturday onboard a Chinese transport ship off the waters of Sulu, Philippines, the Philippine Coast Guard said on Sunday. The PCG said they learned of the incident when the captain of the ship sought for an emergency docking off southern Philippine city of Zamboanga early Sunday morning to help the wounded crew member.

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  20. Briones: Attitude with a capital 'A'Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Sun-Star

    I can relate. Growing up abroad, we always told our friends we come from Cebu. Not the Philippines.

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