ZAMBOANGA CITY The local police have seized an estimated PhP300,000 shipment of smuggled rice, and arrested three persons reportedly involved in the illegal activity Tuesday evening in this city. Continue reading "Zambo police seize Php300,000 worth smuggled rice shipment"
ZAMBOANGA CITY One of the two patrol frigates of the Philippine Navy (PN) arrived Tuesday in this city as part of its port visits to the different parts of the country. Continue reading "BRP-Gregorio del Pilar makes port visit to Zambo City"
ZAMBOANGA CITY The two-day Personal Financial Literacy cum Entrepreneurial Mindset Seminar spearheaded by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) kicked off Tuesday in this city. Continue reading "DTI holds financial literacy seminar in Zamboanga City"
ZAMBOANGA CITY The valedictory address of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III touched on a personal note. Continue reading "Zambo mayor: President Aquino SONA ‘touched on a personal note’"
MANILA The public will experience fair weather with possible cloudy skies and occasional rain because of isolated thunderstorms due to the presence of the ridge of high pressure area (HPA) affecting Northern Luzon, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Tuesday. Continue reading "Fair weather seen in most parts of PHL Tuesday -- PAGASA"
MANILA President Benigno Aquino III on Monday highlighted in his sixth and last State of the Nation Address (SONA) the long list of achievements of his administration that has even eclipsed the feat of his predecessor. Continue reading "President Aquino highlights achievements of ‘Daang Matuwid’ in his last SONA"
MANILA The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced that the security situation for President Benigno S. Aquino III's last State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) Monday was "manageable". Continue reading "SONA security situation 'manageable' -- AFP"
MANILA For doing his best to improve the equipment and capabilities of the military, the Armed Forces of the Philippine (AFP) on Monday expressed its thanks to President Benigno S.Aquino III. Continue reading "AFP thanks President Aquino for modernization efforts"
COTABATO CITY A Muslim religious leader on Monday urged politicians not to make use of the Mindanao peace process to advance personal interest at its expense. Continue reading "Muslim religious leader urged pols to spare BBL in political mileage"
ZAMBOANGA CITY The local police authorities have released the computer-generated sketches of the two people behind Thursday nights bombing in this city. Continue reading "Police release computer-generated sketches of Zambo bombing suspects"
COTABATO CITY The successful reforms and application of good governance in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is proof of the Aquino administrations commitment to its Tuwid na Daan objective. Continue reading "Hataman: "State of ARMM mirrors Aquino's success in governance""
ZAMBOANGA CITY The Department of Trade and Industry-9 (DTI-9) has cautioned consumers transacting via the internet to be very vigilant to protect themselves from fraudulent online sellers. Continue reading "DTI-9 alerts consumers against fraudulent online sellers"
MANILA Continued vigor and enduring devotion among its millions of followers are President Benigno S. Aquino IIIs fervent wishes for the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) on the occasion of its 101st founding anniversary. Continue reading "President Aquino sends well wishes to Iglesia ni Cristo on its 101st anniversary"
The City Government Team involved in the Early Recovery Coordination Structure on Wednesday briefed Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on the progress of the implementation of the recovery and rehabilitation efforts for families affected by the 2013 siege. Continue reading "Gazmin briefed on Z3R"
Another feather in the cap for Zamboanga! Continue reading "Beng applauds Zamboangueño in Dragon Boat team"
CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao Four Moro bandits were wounded in a clash with government forces in remote villages of Talayan town in Maguindanao, the Army here said Friday. Continue reading "4 BIFF hurt in clash with Army in Maguindanao"
DAGUPAN CITY At least 22 residents of Bolinao, Pangasinan are now filing cases of syndicated estafa against suspected pyramiding company, One Dream Global Marketing, before the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) here on Thursday. Continue reading "Pyramiding company faces syndicated estafa cases in Pangasinan"
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY Though they were dwarfed by the reclamation activities of China in the disputed West Philippines Sea, hope still remains high for the Palaweno community dwelling in Pag-asa (Thitu) Island. Continue reading "Hopes of West Philippines Sea ownership remain high in Kalayaan town"
MANILA Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) deputy chief-of-staff for Logistics (J-4) Major Gen. Victor Bayani formally retired from the service on Friday after reaching the mandatory retirement age of 56. Continue reading "AFP J-4 head retires"
MANILA With only over three months left before the nationwide registration ends, a total of 3.8 million registered voters still have no biometrics, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said. Continue reading "3.8-M voters still have no biometrics – Comelec"
MANILA Four members of an "armed lawless group" (ALG) were wounded during a clash with troopers of the 1st Mechanized Infantry Brigade and 4th Scout Ranger Battalion in Maguindanao Friday morning. Continue reading "4 brigands wounded in clash with Army troopers in Maguindanao"
MANILA Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano has asked Senator Grace Poe to reopen the Senate inquiry into the Mamasapano incident amid the seemingly conflicting findings of various investigating bodies on the case. Continue reading "Cayetano asks Poe to reopen Senate probe on Mamasapano incident"
MANILA In observance of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the government of Qatar has pardoned 12 Filipinos who are currently serving their sentences in the Middle East state. Continue reading "Doha pardons 12 Filipinos during Ramadan"
MANILA The six upgraded armored personnel carriers (APCs), which were delivered from Israel last month, will be fitted and armed with remote-controlled .50 machine guns. Continue reading "Upgraded APCs to be fitted with remote-controlled .50 caliber machine guns"
MANILA Grammy Award winner international "R n B" singer Chris Brown and his promoter are facing a US$ 1-million estafa complaint before the Department of Justice (DOJ). Continue reading "Chris Brown, promoter face US$ 1-M estafa raps at DOJ"
MANILA The Philippine peso further weakened to the greenback Friday due to increased expectations for an increase in the Federal Reserve rates this quarter given positive economic reports from the US recently. Continue reading "Peso ends week depreciated vs USD"
MANILA Philippine share prices closed the week slightly higher as investors were cautious ahead of President Benigno S. Aquino IIIs last State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) on Monday. Continue reading "PSEi slightly up ahead of SONA"
MANILA The Philippines has narrowed deficit in trade of goods in the first five months of 2015 to US$ 1.28 billion, lower by 36 percent from last years same period of US$ 2.01 billion. Continue reading "5-month trade deficit eases to US$ 1.3-B"
MANILA Manila Electric Company (Meralco) expects a three to four percent hike in the firm's energy sales for the first half of this year. Continue reading "Meralco sees 3 to 4 % growth in H1 '15 energy sales"
MANILA Philippine Rating Services Corp. (PhilRatings) has maintained a PRS Aaa credit rating on listed information and entertainment multimedia conglomerate ABS-CBN Corp.s Php6-billion bond issuance, assuring that the obligations are of the highest quality with minimal credit risk. Continue reading "ABS-CBN Corp.’s Php6-B bond issuance maintains highest credit rating"