Beng on recovery: Much have yet to be done

Mayor Beng Climaco has admitted that the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction (Z3R) under the build back better strategy is yet a very long way to go, a year and three months after the siege.

“I think we are still in 4.5. We have a very long way to go and much have yet to be done,” Climaco replied when asked during Monday’s press briefing how she would ra [ … ]


2-day livelihood summit kicks off

Representatives from the different stakeholders yesterday gathered for a two-day summit intended to craft an economic resettlement and development framework plan for families displaced by the 2013 siege.

Organized by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-Engage in cooperation with the City Governme [ … ]


Urban Poor Solidarity Week set Dec. 2-8

It’s all systems go for the city’s observance of the Urban Poor Solidarity Week (UPSW) 2014!

At least a thousand members of the city’s various urban poor organizations are expected to join the celebration which will officially kick off with a Solidarity Walk from R.T. Lim Boulevard on December 2 at 06:30AM.

The crowd will converge at Plaza Pershing for Zumba exercises th [ … ]


Info Car complete Tulungatung leg

The Information Caravan made its way to the Tulungatung Transitory Site, the sixth leg in the second wave of the information campaign series, Tuesday.

Spearheaded by the City Government through the Communications Working Group (CWG), the Information Caravan kicked off with presentations from resource persons from the different rehabilitation clusters, followed by the open [ … ]


Case filed vs suspect in De Luxe explosions

The Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) has formally filed a case of frustrated murder against the suspect in the twin explosions at De Luxe massage and videoke parlor in downtown Zamboanga last Nov. 9.

Police Superintendent Ariel Huesca, commander of the Public Safety Company, announced this during the press briefing in City Hall Monday, saying that the case was filled l [ … ]


Legal action on Cabatangan property under study - Beng

Mayor Beng Climaco said Monday the city government of Zamboanga is keeping its stand to acquire the Cabatangan property from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) through the intercession of the national government as the law requires, and that the City Legal Office is studying a legal action on the matter.

“We are studying the matter and we were given until Dec [ … ]


OCENR tags century, heritage trees in Mercedes

Committed to the conservation and protection of the city’s trees, personnel from the Office of the City Environment and Natural Resources attached metal plates to protected trees at Barangay Mercedes last November 21.

A total of eight trees – seven (7) “Century Trees” and one (1) “Heritage Trees” – were strapped with metal plates in a ceremony led by District 2 Councilor [ … ]


Nov. 27-Dec. 3 declared Week of Peace

Mayor Beng Climaco has issued an executive order calling upon constituents of the city to actively participate in the activities lined up for the observance of Mindanao Week of Peace.

Issued on November 10, Executive Order No. BC 83-2014 enjoins the active participation of all schools, government entities, private institutions, non-government organizations, parishes, chur [ … ]


Mayor warns drag racers

Mayor Beng Climaco has directed the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) to continue and intensify its anti-drag racing efforts in the City.

The chief executive is pushing for the full force implementation of measures countering drag racing amidst disturbing reports of the continued occurrence of what she calls a “dangerous trade”.

“I will be writing a letter to formalize [ … ]


Police nab 797 for jaywalking

The Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) has reported that a total of 797 people mostly students were apprehended since it started last week the enforcement of City Ordinance 248 or the anti-jaywalking edict.

SPO2 Alexander Mabalot, spokesman of the ZCPO, told the press briefing in City Hall yesterday morning that last week’s campaign netted 745 violators, of whom 454 were [ … ]


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