Beng nixes ‘Badjao in the mountain’ yarn

Mayor Beng Climaco Monday, April 21, declared that the government will build back better and bring back internally displaced persons (IDPs) particularly Badjaos closer if not possible to their areas of origin.

The mayor’s declaration refutes reports that the city government, unmindful of IDPs’ cultural practices, is bent on relocating Badjaos to the mountains.

“We have s [ … ]


Villar cites Zambo’s bustling commerce

Former senate president and one of the country’s business tycoons Manny Villar couldn’t help but noticed Monday, April 21, Zamboanga city’s bustling economy, citing the heavy vehicular traffic, the booming construction industry and the lot of people going about their trades every day.

“I really feel that Zamboanga deserves a lot more of investments. Malaking kawalan sa mg [ … ]


Dia di Ma’m Caling set April 26

The local government will lead the city’s observance of Dia di Ma’am Caling, a celebration of the birth anniversary of the city’s first woman mayor.

The commemoration will kick off with a mass at the Holy Trinity Parish in Pasonanca at 4PM after which a wreath-laying ceremony and commemorative program will follow at Jardin Maria Clara Lobregat.

The highlight of the obser [ … ]


Water district execs urged to build resilient water systems

Mayor Beng Climaco has urged water district officials from different parts of the country to build resilient water systems amid the potential impacts of climate change on water supply even as she urged them to reflect on the value of water in sustaining life.

Mayor Climaco told participants of the USAID-funded orientation for water districts nationwide at the Garden Orchi [ … ]


Sangali, Divisoria folks benefit ‘Dia del Alcalde’

Indigent residents of barangays Sangali and Divisoria, both in the east coast, have more reasons to rejoice their upcoming barangay fiestas next month as city government services from medical to agriculture were brought to them for free via the “Dia del Alcalde” Tuesday and yesterday, April 22 and 23, respectively.

On Tuesday, the “Dia del Alcalde” drew huge crowd of bene [ … ]


Beng tells ALS grads: Opportunities are real

Mayor Beng Climaco on Tuesday, April 22, inspired the graduates of the Department of Education’s Alternative Learning System (ALS) that the opportunities available to them are real and the time has come for them to dream and make their dreams a reality.

“Know that despite all the difficulties you have gone through you were able to make it today. Put that in your heart bec [ … ]


City’s anti-rabies drive gains ground

The anti-rabies campaign of the City Veterinarian’s Office (CVO) is gaining ground as close to 2,000 clients trooped to various locations to have their pets vaccinated.

CVO personnel conducted rabies vaccinations during last month’s Rabies Awareness observance to administer anti-rabies shots on dogs and cats.

A total of 2,425 canines and 458 felines were vaccinated in Ma [ … ]


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Ordinances & Proclamations

Ordinance 413 (Regulating Smoking in the City of Zamboanga and Providing Penalties for Violation Thereof)

Proclamation 717 (Declaring Feb 26 as a Non-Working Holiday in Zamboanga City)

State of the City Report 2014

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