Mayor Beng warns trikes to stop overcharging

By Dominic I. Sanchez, with reports from Kimberly Yusay ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 23 (PIA) – In a press conference yesterday (May 22), Mayor Maria Isabelle “Beng” Climaco-Salazar called on tricycle drivers to stop overcharging passengers, especially tourists. The mayor has personally been made... Read more

NEWS FEATURE: ZamPen leaders take the ASEAN challenge

By Dominic I. Sanchez ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 18 (PIA) – Local government officials in this part of the country have accepted the challenge to become globally-competitive towns and cities, recognizing their stake in being productive members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) comm... Read more

DepEd lauds ZAMSURECO-I’s Brigada Balik Eskwela Electric Check program

By Gideon C. Corgue PAGADIAN CITY, May 23 (PIA) –The Department of Education lauded the active involvement of Zamboanga del Sur Electric Cooperative (ZAMSURECO-I) in the conduct of the 9th Brigada Balik Eskwela Electric Check and the 6th Local Government Unit and Churches Check in the province ... Read more

DOE rolls out hybrid “energy efficient” cars

PAGADIAN CITY, 19 May (PIA) -- As part of its campaign to promote energy efficiency and clean air across the country, the Department of Energy (DOE) will soon  introduce the replacement of service vehicles of the national government offices with hybrid “energy efficient” cars. DOE will donat... Read more

506 hired-on-the-spot in DOLE’s Jobs Fair

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 19 (PIA) - -The Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office 9 (DOLE9) successfully conducted the Jobs Fair with the theme “Matatag na Trabaho at Kabuhayan tungo sa Progresibong Pagbabago” at the Western Mindanao State University and KCC Mall de Zamboanga which offered ... Read more

DOLE-9 eyes improvement of fishers’ living conditions on commercial boats

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 19 (PIA) - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-9 Industrial Tripartite Council (ITC) convened on Tuesday, May 16, various stakeholders of the canning and fishing industry here, including some employees and workers, representatives from government agencies, labor sector,... Read more

Electric coop holds “Brigada Electric Check 2017”

By: Claro A. Lanipa PAGADIAN CITY, 18 May 2017 – As part of its corporate social responsibility  and as a consistent partner of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Brigada Eskwela, the Zamboanga del Sur Electric Cooperative I (ZAMSURECO I) conducts “Brigada Electric Check” in all publi... Read more

Philippine Information Agency Announcement of Vacant Position

Position: Information Officer (Job Order) Place of Assignment: Dipolog City   Qualification Standards: Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication or related discipline Experience: Preferably with at least 1 year relevant experience (public press / relations work, coverages ... Read more

ZCSPC swears in new president

By Felipo David G. Malcampo ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 17 (PIA) – In his turnover ceremony held on May 8, 2017 at the Zamboanga City State Polytechnic College (ZCSPC) gymnasium, Dr. Nelson Cabral expressed that he is not a person of promises; instead he is a silent worker who yields results. Accord... Read more

Local farmers to benefit from DA-Mackay Green Energy partnership in banagrass production

By Dominic I. Sanchez ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 17 (PIA) – The recent Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signing between the Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field Office IX and Mackay Green Energy (MGE) Incorporated held on May 15 promises to help farmers especially in far flung communities in enh... Read more

4Ps beneficiaries finish skills training in Basilan

by Rene V. Carbayas   ISABELA CITY, Basilan May 15 (PIA) – Some 150 beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Isabela City, received their Certificates of Completion during the graduation ceremony held on May... Read more

Government troops arrest most wanted NPA commander

KUTA SANG-AN, LABANGAN, Zamboanga del Sur, 16 May (PIA) - -  Combined troops of the 102nd “Igsoon” Brigade of the Army’s 1st Infantry (TABAK) Division, together with elements of the Philippine National Police Provincial Office, Ozamis City arrested Rommel Salinas alias Venco/Beto/Carlos/Domin... Read more

CMO personnel undergo training on radio broadcasting

By Gideon C. Corgue LABANGAN, Zamboanga del Sur, May 16 (PIA) – At least 57 civil military operations office (CMO) personnel of the 1st Infantry (Tabak) Division, Philippine Army underwent a 4-day training on radio broadcasting organized by the Division Public Affairs Office (DPAO) on May 10-14... Read more

DOH-9, ZCHRD and DOST identify health issues and needs through research

IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay, May 16 (PIA) - - - Local health units in Zamboanga Sibugay gathered recently to discuss the province’s practices with the Department of Health 9, Zamboanga Consortium for Health Research and Development (ZCHRD) and the Department of Science and Technology IX (DOST-IX). ... Read more

PIA-ASEAN roadshow culminates in Dipolog City

By Gideon C. Corgue DIPOLOG CITY, May 12 (PIA) – The ASEAN Regional Communication campaign of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-9 dubbed “PIA-ASEAN Zamboanga Peninsula Roadshow” culminated here on Wednesday, May 10. The caravan, which included the launching of PIA-ASEAN Info Kiosk... Read more