Joint gov’t, IDP inspection team to assess quality of Z3R housing projects

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Feb. 15 (PIA) – Erring contractors now beware.It was decided in a recent Local Inter-Agency Committee (LIAC) meeting that before completed houses under the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction (Z3R) project are turned-over to the beneficiaries, a joint inspection c... Read more

Zambo. Norte donates P8.5-M for PSHS-ZP perimeter fence

By Franklin P. GumaponDIPOLOG CITY, Feb. 12 (PIA) – The provincial government of Zamboanga del Norte has released to the city government here some P8.5 million to be used in the construction of the perimeter fence of the Philippine Science High School (PSHS)-Zamboanga Peninsula region campus at Ba... Read more

Zambo communications group to partner with student volunteers for IDP dialogues

ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 12 (PIA) – The Zamboanga Communications Working Group (CWG) is looking to tie up with local colleges and universities to tap students as volunteers for dialogues with internally-displaced persons (IDPs) to assess their prevailing needs in the transitory sites.The CWG will ... Read more

Kidnap victim’s father extremely happy for the safe recovery of his son

By Gideon C. CorguePAGADIAN CITY, Feb. 12 (PIA) –- The father of a 3-year-old kidnap victim was very happy that his son was finally released after being held captive for about 11 months, allegedly by the Abu Sayaff terror group.JayJay V. Garban, Punong Barangay of Poblacion, Pitogo in an exclusive... Read more

Catholics reminded to exercise Lenten sacrifice in humility

ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 12 (PIA) – Catholics are reminded of their Lenten obligations of fasting and abstinence starting last Ash Wednesday (February 10), but all the while to exercise humility in their observance of the season of Lent.In his Ash Wednesday homily attended by a multitude of Zamboa... Read more

City gov’t. to hold mass wedding on Valentines Day

By Claro A. LanipaPAGADIAN CITY, Feb. 11 (PIA) - In support of the Civil Registration Month celebration, the city government here will conduct a mass wedding dubbed “Kasalan ng Bayan” on Feb. 14 at the Function Hall, City Commercial Center (C3), this city.This year’s theme is “Makiisa. . . M... Read more

PSA reminds Filipinos to register, be documented

By Mary May A. AbellonDIPOLOG CITY, Feb. 11 (PIA) – “We are celebrating civil registration month in the whole month of February to remind Filipinos to register vital statistics, vital events such as birth, marriages and death including a decree, legal instruments and/or judicial order affecting ... Read more

PSHS ZamPen campus to hire permanent staff

By Emmanuel D. TaghoyZAMBOANGA CITY, Feb. 11 (PIA) – Jobseekers, this might just be the opportunity you have been waiting for!The Philippine Science High School – Zamboanga Peninsula Region Campus (PSHS-ZRC) situated in Barangay Cogon, Dipolog City is now accepting job applications for its vacan... Read more

“Government internship is a ‘game changer’ to young workers,” says DOLE-Zambo Chief

ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 11 (PIA) – “The Government Internship Program (GIP) is a game changer to help young members of the labor force gain experience in government work,” emphasized Engr. Wesley D. Tan, head of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Zamboanga City Field Office during ... Read more

Filipino-Chinese community lauded for its contribution to the economic well-being of Pagadian

By Gideon C. CorguePAGADIAN CITY, Feb. 10 (PIA) –-  The local chief executive on Sunday expressed gratitude to the Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (FCCC) for its contribution to the economic boom of the city.Mayor Romeo P. Pulmones in his message on the eve of the Chinese New Year celebratio... Read more

Comelec to hold mock elections in Zamboanga del Norte

By Alfonso T. Ruda DIPOLOG CITY, Feb. 9 (PIA)-- The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) will hold  mock elections  in  two separate areas in Zamboanga del Norte this week. In a telephone interview with Philippine Information Agency (PIA), outgoing Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Election Superviso... Read more

NAPOLCOM online exam application system starts Feb. 8

By Gideon C. CorguePAGADIAN CITY, Feb. 9 (PIA) –- The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) will open its website for the NAPOLCOM 2016 Online Exam Application System this February.In an interview with NAPOLCOM-9 Regional Director Atty. Pablito M. Abad, Jr., he said that starting February 8, the w... Read more

Zambo mayor orders law enforcers to ensure “no spillover” violence from neighbor towns

ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 9 (PIA) – In light of the recent shooting of a Tawi-Tawi municipal mayor in the city, Mayor Beng Climaco-Salazar ordered security forces here to tighten their measures to ensure that “no spillover violence” from the neighboring areas will occur here.The mayor said “a... Read more

Researchers: Drastic change in climate can bring ‘dryer dry’ periods in Zambo

ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 5 (PIA) – The city might experience “dryer dry periods” than what it is experiencing now considering the drastic change in climate, researchers have revealed in the recent National Conference on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction and Management held here at the... Read more

Zambo communications group to meet IDPs anew through camp dialogues

ZAMBOANGA CITY, February 5 (PIA) – The inter-agency Zamboanga Communications Working Group (CWG) is now preparing for another round of camp dialogues in the twelve transitory sites here to inform internally-displaced persons (IDPs) on updates regarding the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Re... Read more