Beng wants immediate action for power woes

City Mayor Beng Climaco urged the energy sector to find immediate and doable solutions to ease the power crisis that has been crippling the city of Zamboanga for weeks now.

In a power forum spearheaded by the Department of Energy and the Office of District I Representative Celso Lobregat yesterday, May 21, the City Mayor directed the Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative In [ … ]


200 Z3R houses in Taluksangay completed

The National Housing Authority (NHA) on Saturday formally turned over to the local government and to the beneficiaries the remaining 84 permanent houses on stilts constructed under the Z3R program in Taluksangay completing the total 200 permanent housing package in the area.

Recall that last February 26, the initial 116 houses on stilts were turned over to the beneficiari [ … ]


BFAR earmarks P12.7M for fish landing sites, engines in Zambo

In line with its program on poverty alleviation, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on Monday turned over to the City Government, four certificates of award for the construction of community fish landing centers and 200 units of pumpboat engines for internally displaced persons (IDPs) and indigents.

BFAR Regional Director Ahadullah Sajili presented to Ma [ … ]


City preps for grandstand rehab

The City Government will be proceeding with the rehabilitation of the Joaquin Enriquez Sports Complex following its clearing and closure slated sometime this month.

The total rehabilitation cost for the complex is P335M but the available funding based on the post conflict and needs assessment (PCNA) is only P214M. The city government will have to make representations with [ … ]


Comelec to registered voters: No validation, No vote in 2016

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is calling anew on all registered voters in Zamboanga City to have their registration records validated on or before October 31, 2015, otherwise they will not be allowed to vote in the May 9, 2016 synchronized national and local elections.

Election Officers Stephen Roy Cañete and Lerdo Matildo of District 1 and District 2, respectivel [ … ]


Juego de Antes winners bared

It was yet another fun-filled summer day as scores of local residents took to the scenic Paseo del Mar on May 16 to participate in the Juego de Antes, an annual activity that features individual and group games played by generations of Zamboangueno children.

Team Philippine Coast Guard retained its title as Tug of War (adult category) champions. The group took home P2,000 [ … ]


Zambo pays tribute to Gen. Alvarez

Zamboangueños representing the different sectors paid tribute to Gen. Vicente Alvarez with fitting ceremonies Monday, May 18, marking the day when Spanish forces surrendered after several days of fierce fighting at Fort Pilar, making Zamboanga the last bastion of Spanish rule.

Mayor Beng Climaco, who led the series of activities, extolled Alvarez for standing pat in defen [ … ]


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article thumbnailCity Gov’t steps in to help shorten brownouts

With the worsening power situation, the City Government has stepped up initiatives to help the Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (Zamcelco) expedite [ ... ]

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2014 Accomplishment Report

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List of Successful Examinees for Interview by the Personnel Selection Board (PSB)

The City Human Resource Management Office (CHRMO) has released the names of successful examinees for interview by the Personnel Selection Board (PSB): [ ... ]

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Elmeir Jade Apolinario, PhD., takes his oath of office before Mayor Beng Climaco, as the department head of the newly-created City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO). He is likewise appointed as the concurrent assistant City Administrator. Witnessing the event are City Admin. Antonio Orendain Jr. and other department heads. JOEY BAUTISTA

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