Sta. Cruz Island wows BIMP-EAGA tour execs

The Great Sta. Cruz Island, about 2.49 nautical miles off the mainland city of Zamboanga, never fails to fascinate its growing number of visitors, the latest among them were tourism officials from Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia who came here for the two-day conference on joint tourism development.

In fact, it was recommended during the conference that the Sta. Cruz Island [ … ]


‘Feria de Empleo’ to fill 714 vacancies

‘Feria de Empleo’, a job fair organized by the Public Employment Service Office under the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) seeks to fill up a total of 714 vacant positions for placement both local and overseas.

The job fair set on Friday, October 24 from 8am to 4pm at the CSWDO Compound in Pettit Barracks will be joined by 20 local companies and 10 overs [ … ]


Mayor hails volunteerism of health council members

Mayor Beng Climaco recognized efforts of members of existing health councils in the city saying their contribution helps ensure that her administration’s health agenda as espoused under the SHE program will be realized.

Mayor Climaco, who heads the Local Health Board, the umbrella organization for five health councils, spearheaded Thursday night, “Un Noche de Voluntad,” a [ … ]


Nov. 9-13 declared Nat’l BSP Jamboree Week in Zambo

November 9-13, 2014 has been declared as National Boy Scouts of the Philippines Jamboree Week in Zamboanga City pursuant to Executive Order BC 72-2014.

This, in view of the holding of the Centennial Jamboree at the Zamboanga Economic Zone and Freeport Authority in Talisayan which will be participated by hundreds of boy scouts from all over the country and even other parts [ … ]


City reconstitutes Council for Culture, Arts

City Mayor Beng Climaco has reconstituted the Local Council of Culture, Arts, and History in a bid to preserve, restore, and promote the Chabacano language, and the history and culture of Zamboanga City.

Reconstituted through Executive Order BC 75-2014, the Council is tasked to oversee functions and responsibilities which include the formulation of programs to develop loc [ … ]


Beng calls for more aggressive campaign against illegal drugs

Mayor Beng Climaco commended Monday the Zamboanga City Police Office, particularly the police stations in Sta. Maria and San Roque, for their accomplishments in the fight against the illegal drugs even as she called for a more aggressive anti-drugs campaign in the city.

This, after the chief executive received a letter cum memorandum from Interior and Local Government Sec [ … ]


101% of Zambo children immunized vs polio- CHO

The City Health Office recently reported that 101% of the children ages from birth to 59 months in Zamboanga City have already been immunized against polio, a highly contagious viral infection that can lead to paralysis, breathing problems or even deaths.

City health officer Dr. Rodel Agbulos told the weekly press briefing in City Hall Monday that for the whole month of S [ … ]


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