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Vietnam braces for typhoon as Philippine toll rises to 230 dead

Posted on Tuesday, 26 December 2017 11:12 AM | No Comments
HANOI/MANILA (Reuters) – Authorities in Vietnam prepared to move a million people from low-lying areas along the south coast on Monday as a typhoon approached after it battered the Philippines...

Zamboanga LGU orders closure of a local TV station

Posted on Thursday, 26 October 2017 10:43 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Due to lack of necessary documents such as a permit to operate and business permit, the city government of Zamboanga has ordered the closure of E-Media Productions...

Zamboanga City placed under state of calamity

Posted on Thursday, 19 October 2017 11:19 PM | No Comments
The landslides and floods brought by continuous rains brought huge damage in the city of Zamboanga prompting a declaration of state of calamity. This was after the Sangguniang Panglungsod’s recommendation...

38 customs employee sacked from posts

Posted on Monday, 9 October 2017 07:31 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Isidro has fired eight district collectors of the agency for failing to follow his orders to stop corruption and the benchmarking within...

Military averts sea jacking attempt in Zamboanga del Norte

Posted on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 08:00 AM | No Comments
MANILA — A seajacking attempt in the waters of Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte on Tuesday was foiled by authorities. Western Mindanao Command said, navy boats and helicopters were promptly deployed...

AFP investigates killing of 8 fishing crews in Zamboanga

Posted on Thursday, 12 January 2017 12:45 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines is investigating the motive behind the killing of eight seafarers of a fishing vessel found at Zamboanga peninsula on Tuesday....

Zamboanga LGU not in favor of plan to pull out US forces

Posted on Thursday, 15 September 2016 12:34 PM | No Comments
  ZAMBOANGA, Philippines — The local government of Zamboanga City has expressed reservations regarding the statement of President Rodrigo Duterte on pulling out American troops from Mindanao particularly in Zamboanga...

Zamboanga police monitors gateways for illegal drugs

Posted on Thursday, 7 July 2016 06:07 PM | No Comments
ZAMBOANGA PENINSULA, Philippines — The Zamboanga regional police is conducting a surveillance on illegal drug operations in Zamboanga Peninsula. According to deputy Regional Director for Operation Senior Superintendent Debold Sinas,...

Bureau of Soil and Water Management conducts cloud seeding operations for drought relief

Posted on Tuesday, 7 April 2015 05:19 PM | No Comments
Thousands of hectares of agricultural lands in Negros and Zamboanga city are in need of cloud seeding operation. Based on the assessment of the bureau of soil and water management...

NDRRMC: 26 nasawi sa epekto ng LPA sa Mindanao at Visayas

Posted on Thursday, 16 January 2014 02:33 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Nadagdagan pa ang bilang mga nasawi at pamilyang naapektuhan sa umiiral na Low Pressure Area sa bahagi ng Visayas at Mindanao. Sa ulat ng National Disaster...