Summer Fest kicks off Friday

Zamboanga City will be ushering in the summer season with the kick-off of the Summer Festival 2015 on Friday, April 17.

Dubbed “Summer na Zamboanga”, this year’s summer festival will formally open with a grand opening program at 4 PM at the City Hall grounds, featuring a full line-up of production numbers and presentations from local performers.

Among the performers slat [ … ]


Beng conducts ‘Dia del Alcalde’ in Taguiti, unveils new brgy hall

Mayor Beng Climaco motored yesterday morning to Barangay Taguiti, about 76 kilometers east of the city proper, to personally lead the delivery of basic social services to the indigent residents of that remote village through the “Dia del Alcalde” outreach mission.

Aside from providing villagers with free medical-dental services of the city government, the “Dia del Alcalde [ … ]


UNICEF, CFSI support DEPED’s summer program

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and its partner the Community and Family Services International (CFSI) will assist the Department of Education in the implementation of the summer enhancement program focusing on internally displaced persons in Mampang.

The Deped’s summer enhancement program across all schools in Zamboanga started Monday, April 13.

The UNICEF a [ … ]


List-up for Summer Learn to Play open until April 28

Registration of participants for the Summer Learn to Play a Sport Program is open only until April 28 at the City Sports Division under the Office of the City Mayor located at the City Coliseum in Tetuan.

The month-long sports program which is provided for free to children ages 5-15, is slated from May 1-31.

A total of 26 sport disciplines will be opened for this year’s [ … ]


MOA signing a requisite for cloud seeding

A memorandum of agreement detailing the sharing of expenses and the responsibilities of the Department of Agriculture, Zamboanga City Water District and the City Government of Zamboanga is a prerequisite to the conduct of cloud seeding operations that is considered as an immediate mitigating measure to the long dry spell.

Mayor Beng Climaco yesterday signed the agreement [ … ]


Police cautions versus sharing personal details online

Be careful of what you share online.

This was the advice of City Police Director Col. Angelito Casimiro to residents amidst threats against the security of Zamboanga City.

In his briefing to the media Monday morning, April 13, Casimiro said the propensity of residents to share their location, photos of their houses, and other personal details online is a risk to their sa [ … ]


Beng cites police commitment vs illegal drugs

Mayor Beng Climaco extolled members of the Zamboanga City Police force for their dedication and commitment in anti-drug operations even as she urged them to never back down notwithstanding threats from lawless groups.

The mayor said she can see and feel the fervour and eagerness of police authorities to pursue the campaign amidst the numerous threats, most evident of whic [ … ]


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Members of the United Architects of the Philippines-Zamboanga Chapter present to Mayor Beng Climaco Tuesday their draft layout and perspective of the Joaquin Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex which will undergo rehabilitation soon. JOEY BAUTISTA

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