CMC, SP convened on security situation

Mayor Beng Climaco Thursday, August 21, convened the Crisis Management Committee and the members of the City Council to tackle prevailing security situation amidst the latest abduction incident in Labuan and the proliferation of scare text messages.

The meeting held on an executive session focused on the anti-crime and peace-keeping efforts as well as recommendations of t [ … ]


Beng lauds humanitarian heroes

Mayor Beng Climaco Tuesday, August 19, lauded everyday heroes who go out of their way to help bring transformation in the lives of others as she joined humanitarian partners and other stakeholders in the observance of World Humanitarian Day.

Climaco extolled organizations and individuals who serve humanity from the depths of their heart without need for limelight.

“They [ … ]


More partners support Buggoc Challenge

The Buggoc Challenge, the housing initiative of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the local government, continues to garner support from various organizations.

This after members of the Rotary Club – North yesterday turned over a total of P370,000 to Mayor Beng Climaco in aid of the project to build temporary shelters for the Sama de Laut in Buggoc, K [ … ]


NYC launches 12th TAYO search

The National Youth Commission (NYC) has formally launched and is now accepting entries from youth groups, organizations, clubs and societies for the Search for Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Awards.

Now on its 12th year, the TAYO Awards seeks to recognize outstanding youth organizations, and their valuable contribution to nation building. The annual search is [ … ]


Zambo soldiers win TOPS

Three soldiers from Zamboanga City join the elite roster of the soldiers recognized by an annual search competition for the finest and most exemplary soldiers in the country.

Staff Sargeant Sheryl Toribio of the Philippine Air Force, Sergeant Eugene Padilla PN(M) of the Philippine Navy, and Commissary Steward 2nd Class Felix Guaves II PN of the Philippine Navy, are among [ … ]


Activities set to heal the wounds of the past

In honor of the heroism of the soldiers and policemen as well as the memories of lives lost, the city government has started its activities for the commemoration of the now infamous September siege.

Speaking before members of the local media during the regular press briefing at City Hall yesterday, August 18, Mayor Beng Climaco gave a rundown of events to commemorate the [ … ]


Climaco: Dignified living for all IDPs

More than just meeting the targets and timeline of the Z3R plan, City Mayor Beng Climaco emphasized that the unceasing efforts of the City Government are meant to ensure that all internally displaced persons (IDPs) will be given the opportunity to have a dignified life.

“I would want that all of the people who have been displaced should know that we have exerted, and are [ … ]


New market bldg turned over

The new market complex which used to be the Ping’s commercial building at the waterfront market will be inaugurated and turned over today, August 18.

Mayor Beng Climaco and City Administrator Antonio Orendain Jr. will lead the turnover ceremony set at 9am today.

The turnover takes place after water connection to the building has completed making the building ready for oc [ … ]


Singson inspects Z3R project implementation

Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson visited the City Friday, August 15, to check on the status of projects being implemented under the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction (Z3R).

“The instruction of the president is to fast track the projects,” Singson said during the inter-agency meeting at the conference room of the Department of Public Works and Hig [ … ]


NHA targets 42 Martha HOA houses Aug 21

The National Housing Authority (NHA) expects to complete and turnover on August 21 at least 42 duplex loftable housing units at the Martha Homeowners Association in Martha, Sta. Catalina.

NHA Regional Director Engr. Al Indanan announced this during a meeting with Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson at the DPWH regional office Friday, as he presented updates concerning [ … ]


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