• 20 August 2017
By Felipo David G. Malcampo ZAMBOANGA CITY, August 16 (PIA) – City Mayor Beng Climaco reiterated her warning to jobseekers to avoid looking for jobs in risky areas since there is plenty of employment opportunities in the city. “Please refrain from looking for work in risky areas because we have a lot of job opportunities in Zamboanga,” Mayor Climaco said during a press briefing Monday (August 14). Last month, four Zamboangueño laborers namely Jayson Vailoces, Joel Adanza, Felimon Guerrero, Jr. and Edmundo Ramos were abducted while doing construction and painting jobs in Sulu. Last week, Vailoces, Adanza and Guerrero were rescued by military. On Monday dawn, Ramos was able to escape and was eventually rescued in Basilan. However, Mayor Climaco said that “the most we can do is give a warning”, and that restraining workers from leaving the city “would violate the workers’ rights.” The local government unit through the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) have been holding numerous jobs fairs in Zamboanga City, offering thousands of jobs both locally and abroad. (ALT/FDM/PIA9-Zamboanga City) ...Read more

DAR marks CARPER’s 8th Anniversary

 R09  20 August 2017
By Alfonso T. Ruda   DIPOLOG CITY, August 16 (PIA)--- The Department of Agrarian of Agrarian Reform held a press conference with the local media in line with the department’s 8th CARPER Anniversary celebration.   According to DAR-Zamboanga del Norte PARPO II Mohammad Dassan Adju, the ...Read more

Help pours for Diki fire victims in Isabela City

 R09  20 August 2017
by Rene V. Carbayas   ISABELA CITY, Basilan, Aug 16 (PIA) – The Diki fire that occurred on July 30 left hundreds of victims here composed of 341 families or 1,646 individuals. They have continuously received relief goods and other assistance from different government agencies and organizati ...Read more
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