CPOC tackles security details, preps for Hermosa

Mayor Beng Climaco on Tuesday convened the City Peace and Order Council (CPOC) to discuss security details and preparations for the Zamboanga Hermosa Festival which kicked off October 1.

Other issues tackled during the meeting were the jailbreak at PS9 and the eventual recapture of the escapees, the validation of the PRRD drug list, congestion at the City Reformatory Cent [ … ]


Zambo agri, fish products headlines Cosechas de Zamboanga

The best of the City’s agriculture and fish products are on display and for sale at the Cosechas de Zamboanga which formally opened yesterday, October 3, at Plaza Pershing.

Now on its 13th year, the Cosechas is an annual initiative spearheaded by the Office of the City Agriculturist (OCA) and the Department of Agriculture to showcase locally produced products by the diffe [ … ]


Climaco hopeful on grandstand rehab completion in December

Mayor Beng Climaco was hopeful Monday that the P187-million rehabilitation of the Joaquin F. Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex will be completed in December this year, barely two months from now.

Climaco’s optimism was anchored on the fact that the long-awaited rubberized materials for the grandstand’s track oval and other facilities arrived last week from Germany.

This, [ … ]


CHO posts emergency unit for Fiesta Pilar

An emergency station has been set up in Plaza del Pilar in anticipation of the flock of devotees who will be visiting Fort Pilar this fiesta season, the City Health Office (CHO) announced.

City Health Officer Dr. Rodelin Agbulos said the health emergency response unit (HERU) will be manned by medical personnel every night to attend to medical needs and other emergencies o [ … ]


TFZ declares Zambo out of imminent threat

Task Force Zamboanga (TFZ) commander Col. Leonel Nicolas reported yesterday that Zamboanga City, which is now in the thick of festivities, as of now has no imminent danger or threat to security.

“Ikinagagalak kong ireport sa inyo na tayo ay walang imminent danger or threat dito sa Zamboanga City,” (I am happy to report to you that we do not have imminent danger or threat [ … ]


Zambo sizzles with Fiesta activities

It was a sizzling start for the Zamboanga Hermosa Festival 2017 Sunday with 2 back to back activities setting the stage for the month-long celebration in honor of Nuestra Senora de la Virgen del Pilar.

Celebrity performer Daryl Ong of the Voice of the Philippines, Season 2 brought the house down with his performance during the opening salvo at the City Coliseum in Tetuan. [ … ]


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PUBLIC ADVISORY as of May 24 9:29 AM: Amidst the incident in Marawi City, Mayor Beng Climaco assures the public that it’s business as usual in Zamboanga City. Security is in place per security meeting she called last night. Heightened level of cooperation is ensured to maintain stability. Operation at the Integrated Bus Terminal (IBT) remains normal (incoming and outgoing trips). The public is advised to stay calm, and support and cooperate with authorities regarding security measures. Please refrain from forwarding and posting unvalidated text and social media messages. Please be guided accordingly.

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