Saquisame out, Loresco in

Maj. Jerry Loresco (ret.), chief of the Bureau of Customs Investigation Division in Manila takes over as acting District Customs Collector in Zamboanga, vice Miguelfio Saquisame who has been reassigned to the main office.

Loresco called on Mayor Beng Climaco Thursday morning to introduce himself and to present his priority thrusts.

As this developed, Mayor Climaco welcom [ … ]


City allocates P117-M for Public Safety Project, not only for CCTV

The P117-million appropriation, which was contained in the 2015 Supplemental Budget Ordinance the City Council approved on second readingTuesday (March 24), is not intended entirely for the purchase of security surveillance cameras or CCTVs.

The amount represents the total cost of the city government’s Public Safety and Surveillance Project (PSSP), of which the purchase o [ … ]


ZCPO mulls creation of security force for watershed protection

The Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) has proposed the creation of a security group to help protect the watershed area of Zamboanga City from intruders.

In his report during the regular Monday press briefing in City Hall, March 23, Police Director Col. Angelito Casimiro said that in a recent security briefing with the Zamboanga City Water Distrcit (ZCWD) and the Marine [ … ]


PAEMB regulates watercraft entry in Sta. Cruz islands

The Protected Area and Ecotourism Management Board (PAEMB) has passed a resolution regulating maritime navigation and the passage of watercrafts in between the Great and Little Sta. Cruz Islands.

To ensure the protection of marine resources and overall security of the area, the resolution prohibits or regulates any vessels, either motorized or non-motorized vessels, to pa [ … ]


Beng orders aid for Lumbangan fire victims

Mayor Beng Climaco yesterday mobilized City Government resources to assist and alleviate the plight of families whose houses were razed to the ground at the dumpsite area in barangay Lumbangan.

Per report from Zamboanga City Fire Marshall Col. Dominador Zabala Jr., the fire incident hit the dumpsite area a little past noon Wednesday engulfing more or less 37 shanties made [ … ]


Dia de Alcalde visits Dita

Around 400 residents trooped to the Dita Elementary School grounds to participate in the Dia de Alcalde outreach mission Wednesday afternoon, March 25, in barangay Dita.

City Mayor Beng Climaco met and joined the throng of residents who availed the services offered for free by personnel from different local government offices, the Philippine Marines, and the Philippine He [ … ]


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Announcement: PESO Job Hiring

The Public Employment Service Office under the City Social Welfare and Development (CSWDO) is accepting applications for vacant positions with two companies implementing different projects in the City (FULL STORY HERE)

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UNIDO FUERZA DE LAS MUJERES PARA PAZ: Mayor Beng Climaco leads women in uniform in pushing for equal promotional privileges, training and employment opportunities for women and in advocating the active role of women in peace building.

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