Zambo remains firm in fight for justice- Itu

The city government of Zamboanga remains firm in its legal battle for justice against Nur Misuari’s faction in the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) that attacked this city in September 2013.

Acting Mayor Cesar Iturralde in an interview yesterday withheld any comments on presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte’s statement during the campaign period that he was going to [ … ]


‘Oplan Bira Escuela 2016’ finalized

Acting Mayor Cesar Iturralde and OIC City Administrator Elmeir Apolinario on Monday met with education stakeholders to finalize ‘Operation Plan Bira Escuela’, in a bid to ensure smooth and orderly opening of classes on June 13.

The meeting was highlighted by presentations on traffic, security, health and sanitation, task force dormitory/boarding houses and academe which t [ … ]


Army takes over MBLT9 in Zambo

The marine troop battalion in Zamboanga City has been pulled out and deployed to Tawi-Tawi.

Task Force Zamboanga (TFZ) Commander Colonel Juvymax Uy said the Marine Battalion Landing Team – 9 (MBLT 9) was pulled from Zamboanga City to join the forces of Task Force Tawi-Tawi.

“MBLT 9 was pulled out because the marines are a national maneuver force of the armed forces so th [ … ]


Beng okays LSB teachers’ pay hike, other benefits

Teachers hired under the Local School Board (LSB) will soon receive their new salary rates based on the Salary Standardization Law (SSL4) which implements a four-year salary increase program for government workers.

This, after Mayor Beng Climaco Wednesday signed the documents formalizing the implementation of the first tranche of salary increase and other benefits for the [ … ]


Diaz qualifies for Rio Olympics

Zamboangueña weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz is officially included in the list of select Philippine athletes qualified for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. It will be her third trip to the Olympics since 2008.

Diaz, 25, won 1 silver and 2 bronze medals in the recently concluded Asian Championships held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan April 24-30 firming her third trip to the Olympics.

A [ … ]


Under a new president: Beng lists four requests

If given the chance to have an audience with presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte, Mayor Beng Climaco will put forward four requests which she believes will fuel Zamboanga City’s vision to build back better.

Foremost, Mayor Climaco said she will appeal to the new administration the exclusion of Zamboanga City in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law that seeks to create the [ … ]


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