The events that transpired in our country the past days have been heartrending. The devastations wrought by the earthquake and super typhoon Yolanda in the Visayas came while our very own Zamboanga is still reeling from its own catastrophe caused by the 23-day conflict last September. While we are occupied attending to the demands of our own people, we also commiserate wit [ … ]
Mayor Beng Climaco has called on all candidates for the November 25 special barangay elections in the city to strictly comply with election rules and regulations and to practice fairness and equality during the campaign period.
This developed, as the chief executive also stressed anew that the city-wide curfew from 12 midnight to 4am remains in effect even if the campaign [ … ]
Mayor Beng Climaco on Thursday, November 14 led the commemoration of the 29th Dia de Cesar, a tribute to Mayor Cesar Climaco who was assassinated in 1984.
The celebration started with a mass at Our Lady of Purification Parish in Sta. Maria followed by a motorcade to the site where the revered mayor was gunned down. A short prayer was offered before the motorcade proceeded [ … ]
Mayor Beng Climaco has commended the bishops and the Islamic scholars (Ulama) for coming to terms with Zamboanga City in its current efforts to rise from the rubble of the 23-day siege even as she appealed for help to build back a better Zamboanga.
“We express our full respect to the bishops, the clergy, the ulama, the darul ifta and all other religious leaders who will g [ … ]
As the main security force in the City, the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) and the Task Force Zamboanga (TFZ) continue to intensify their efforts on the ground to maintain the security of Zamboanga City and its residents during the post-crisis rehabilitation phase.
In a recent press briefing, ZCPO OIC PSSupt Dennis Basngi shared the measures taken by their forces to [ … ]
As the city continues its efforts to rise back on its feet, the health and wellbeing of those displaced during the 23-day long Zamboanga Crisis remain a primordial concern for the city government.
This was revealed November 12 during a press conference called by Mayor Beng Climaco to update residents of ongoing efforts by the local government in partnership with various e [ … ]
Mayor Beng Climaco has declared that the upcoming reconstruction of Christ the King Chapel, which was razed to the ground by fire at the height of the 23-day siege at Martha Drive in Barangay Sta. Catalina last September, is a reason for celebration.
“We always find a reason to celebrate. This is a positive sign that we Zamboangueños, Muslims and Christians alike, will ri [ … ]
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will be spearheading the conduct of an emergency employment program as part of their rehabilitation efforts for Zamboanga City.
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz flew in to Zamboanga Tuesday, November 12 to personally turn over a P2 million check to City Mayor Beng Climaco which will fund the short-term employment measure for Z [ … ]