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  • Fishing vessel where 4 crew members died from gas poisoning inspected by DOLE, 8 other agencies August 14, 2021 4:41 pm ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 14 August) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office 9 and eight other agencies conducted on Friday a joint inspection of a fishing vessel where four crew members, including the boat captain, died on …
  • Fishing company given work stoppage order after 4 crew members died of ‘gas poisoning’ August 10, 2021 11:11 am Map courtesy of Google Maps ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 10 August) — A fishing company has been issued a work stoppage order after four crew members of its fishing vessel died allegedly after inhaling a toxic gas inside one of the boat’s compartments, …
  • Cop killer with ASG links falls in Basilan August 4, 2021 12:04 am News / Mindanao / Cop killer with ASG links falls in Basilan ZAMBOANGA CITY – Joint police and military forces have arrested a member of a syndicate who has ties with the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and tagged as the primary suspect in the killing of a …
  • Authorities seize P1.6-million smuggled cigarettes in Zamboanga City December 18, 2020 2:21 am News / Mindanao / Authorities seize P1.6-million smuggled cigarettes in Zamboanga City Share it! [mashshare] ZAMBOANGA CITY – Police and military authorities intercepted 53 master cases of smuggled cigarettes, estimated to be worth P1.6 million, …
  • Zambo plans to construct 13 more COVID-19 isolation facilities July 30, 2020 3:18 am ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 29 (PIA) - The City Government of Zamboanga will put up additional 13 COVID-19 clustered isolation facilities in several districts to cater to more patients as the number of cases is continuously arising. Mayor Beng Climaco said that …
  • Batasan bombing suspect captured June 19, 2020 7:26 am   ZAMBOANGA CITY – An Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bomb-making expert involved in the bombing incident at the Batasan Complex in Quezon City 13 years ago that killed  Basilan Representative Wahab Akbar was arrested yesterday in a Muslim village in this city. …
  • Mumbai: Quarantined at municipal school, travellers complain of poor quality of food & unhygienic conditions June 15, 2020 10:33 pm Written by Laxman Singh | Mumbai | Published: June 16, 2020 3:47:24 am As per the Union government’s latest guidelines, international travellers will be kept in institutional quarantine for seven days and then another seven days in home quarantine. ( …
  • Zamboangueña  leads PNPA Class 2020 May 23, 2020 3:39 pm ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 23 May) —  Fire Cadet First Class Lee B. Ann Palermo of Upper Calarian, this city, led Mandayug Class 2020 of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) during their simultaneous graduation rites on Friday – the PNPA in …
  • Bandra incident: Maharashtra cyber cell zeroes in on 30 persons for spreading fake news April 16, 2020 4:35 am Image Source : INDIA TV Huge crowds gathered at Bandra station on Tuesday evening, in hopes that trains would be plying for their hometowns More than 30 accounts on various social media platforms, including a TV news channel, have been identified by the …
  • Coronavirus in Mumbai: City emerges as COVID-19 'hotspot' as cases cross 500-mark. Check BMC map April 7, 2020 10:58 am Image Source : PTI Mumbai continues to account for a majority of the coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, the total number of cases has rose to 891 on Tuesday. Worst-hit by deadly coronavirus, Mumbai has emerged as 'hotspot' for COVID-19 in …
  • Covid-19 Live: 2 more cases reported in Dharavi April 7, 2020 7:56 am !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates First T: The first T is testing. If you don't test, you won't be able to find out which houses have been affected. It'll go on spreading. South Korea identified every single individual through large …
  • Fifth COVID-19 patient dies in Maharashtra, total positive cases at 125 March 26, 2020 8:52 pm Express News Service MUMBAI: The 65-year-old woman who succumbed to COVID-19 on Thursday marked the fifth death of coronavirus in Maharashtra. The woman was from Govandi area of Mumbai, she was admitted in Tandon hospital and DY Patil hospital initially, …
  • Philippines: Zambo agri office begins steps vs. fall armyworm November 13, 2019 8:07 am By Teofilo Garcia, Jr. ZAMBOANGA CITY -- The Office of the City Agriculturist (OCA) has launched a massive information campaign on the management of fall armyworm (FAW) or Spodoptera frugiperda, an invasive species which causes significant damage to crops, …
  • Nazarbayev Center to host 5th meeting of Astana Club Nov 11-12 October 29, 2019 4:54 pm NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On November 11-12, 2019, the Nazarbayev Center will host the fifth annual meeting of the Astana Club, the largest platform for discussing geopolitical and security issues in the region. During the two-day event, experts will discuss …
  • Laxman Savadi fails BJP in Kolhapur and Sangli, party wins only two seats out 18 October 24, 2019 8:23 pm Express News Service BELAGAVI: The desperate attempts made by BJP to elevate Laxman Savadi to the Deputy Chief Minister (DCM) 's post in Karnataka hoping to capitalise on his strong links with voters in 18 assembly segments of Sangli and Kolhapur …
  • Zambo govt. to relocate informal settlers September 20, 2019 1:13 pm THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT of Zamboanga is set to relocate informal settlers, especially those near riverbanks and other areas exposed to geological hazards, as part of a contingency and safety plan following the recent flash floods that affected over 1,400 …
  • India: Most vulnerable stand top priority for Caritas India Flood Relief in Maharashtra September 1, 2019 6:41 am Disaster affects everyone but the most vulnerable section of the society experience the major setback during such a humanitarian crisis. In most of the humanitarian disasters, vulnerable people usually get neglected due to their poorer health, lower …
  • Beng warns barangay chairmen August 24, 2019 1:40 am MAYOR BENG CLIMACO has warned barangay chairmen who fail to clear public roads of all obstruction shall be slapped with disciplinary sanctions. Climaco’s warning came after the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges mayors to put …
  • India: Flood situation remains grim in many parts of the country August 9, 2019 5:41 am In Maharashtra, flood situation remains grim in Sangali, Satara and Kolhapur districts. One rescue boat overturned today near Brahmanal in Sangali district. Till now 9 dead bodies are recovered taking death toll in recent floods to 25. In Karnataka, Chief …
  • Heartbreaking, interesting tales by prisoners to President Magufuli July 16, 2019 5:49 pm By Louis Kolumbia @Collouis1999 [email protected] es Salaam. President John Magufuli visited Butimba Prison in Mwanza on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 where he was greeted with both tear-jerking and interesting tales by inmates. Some of the inmates, …
  • Polymer-lined ponds save water for farmers June 4, 2019 9:47 pm Jalasanchay is an affordable end-to-end water conservation solution. Mumbai: A new technique to conserve water for irrigation by creating artificial farm ponds is getting popular in rain scarce areas of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Karnataka. …
  • Centre consents changing old Mangkhi village to Mungankhun March 19, 2019 1:31 am New Delhi, March 18 (PTI): The Centre has given its consent for changing the name of a village in Nagaland, taking to nearly two dozens the number of name-change proposals, including those of towns and railway stations, to be cleared in the past one year, …
  • SSS demands Sangli seat from Congress March 15, 2019 8:57 pm Shetti held a meeting with Congress leaders on Friday to discuss the demand for the Sangli seat. Mumbai: Raju Shetti-led Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS) has asked the Congress party to leave Sangli Lok Sabha seat for it. Interestingly, the Sangli …
  • Lok Sabha: 11 Proposals To Change Names Of Villages Pending With MHA December 13, 2018 12:08 am The Home Ministry has informed the Lok Sabha of at least 11 proposals to change names of villages in five states that are pending with the central government. The central government has also given its 'no objection' to renaming of 22 villages, …
  • 11 proposals to change names of villages pending with Home Ministry December 12, 2018 12:30 pm At least 11 proposals to change names of villages in five states are pending with the central government, the Home Ministry has informed the Lok Sabha. The central government has also given its 'no objection' to renaming of 22 villages, towns and …
  • Guard loses motorcycle to robbers November 19, 2018 7:36 am A security guard of a telecommunication company was robbed by three suspects wearing bonnets who took his motorcycle at the PLDT tower site in Barangay Mercedes, Zamboanga City on Saturday. According to police report, the victim identified as Ryan Coralat …
  • THANK GOD! It’s FRIDAY! November 16, 2018 6:06 am For the Tetuan Parish, that very common expression means literally just that, for on Friday, November 16, 2018, at 7 in the evening at the Centro Pastoral, the concert UN NOCHE DE OFRECIMIENTO, will wow its audience. The four-part concert aims to raise the …
  • BJP govt approves renaming of 25 Indian cities November 12, 2018 12:41 am BJP govt approves renaming of 25 Indian cities ISLAMABAD: The BJP government has given consent to the renaming of at least 25 cities and towns across India in the past one year and among the pending proposals is one for the state of West Bengal and …
  • Modi government renamed 25 towns and villages in last one year November 11, 2018 3:41 pm By Express News Service NEW DELHI: After Allahabad and Faizabad now it is time for West Bengal to be renamed as 'Bangla' as per sources, Centre has a proposal pending with it regarding the renaming of the state. In the past one year, the union …
  • Govt approved renaming of 25 places in past 1 yr November 11, 2018 2:51 pm NEW DELHI: The Centre has given consent to the renaming of at least 25 towns and villages across India in the past one year and among the pending proposals is one for the state of West Bengal, according to officials. Allahabad and Faizabad are the latest …
  • Govt approves renaming of 25 places in past one year November 11, 2018 10:41 am NEW DELHI: The Centre has given consent to the renaming of at least 25 towns and villages across India in the past one year and among the pending proposals is one for the state of West Bengal, according to officials. Allahabad and Faizabad are the latest …
  • Pedestrian killed, 2 others injured in road accidents November 11, 2018 8:04 am A pedestrian was killed while two others were injured, including a young boy, during two separate vehicular accidents at Barangay Sangali and Lower Calarian, Barangay Campung Islam, both in this city on Friday. Reports identified the fatality as Bahia …
  • Government approves renaming of 25 places in past one year November 11, 2018 7:53 am NEW DELHI: The Centre has given consent to the renaming of at least 25 towns and villages across India in the past one year and among the pending proposals is one for the state of West Bengal, according to officials. Allahabad and Faizabad are the latest …
  • CHO continues to monitor measles cases November 8, 2018 7:29 am The City Health office (CHO) continues to closely monitor measles cases in the city, as the outbreak declaration remains in effect. Assistant City Health Officer Dr. Kibtiya Uddin said the measles outbreak declared last February cannot be lifted yet as …
  • Smuggled gold worth Rs 18.2 crore seized in Bengal, two arrested October 27, 2018 5:20 pm Siliguri (West Bengal), Oct 27 (IANS) In one of the biggest crackdown on gold smuggling in the two years, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 55 kg of smuggled gold worth Rs 18.2 crore from West Bengal’s Siliguri and arrested two persons, an …
  • Sulawesi, devastation does not stop Catholic volunteers (Photos) October 19, 2018 8:21 pm The earthquake caused landslides in at least 16 locations. On the field there is a task force that brings together various organizations. The story of an expedition to bring aid to the villages of Kulawi, about 85 km south of Palu. In the remote village of …
  • P100K worth of shabu seized from drug pusher October 17, 2018 7:59 am About P100,000 worth of alleged shabu was recovered from a suspected drug pusher during a buy-bust operation at Doña Maria Drive, Barangay Tetuan, Zamboanga City, on Monday. Personnel of the Station Drugs Enforcement Team (SDET) of Police Station 6 …
  • Drug pusher nabbed in Sangali October 13, 2018 5:42 am Personnel of Police Station 3 conducted a buy-bust operation at the Fishing Port in Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City that resulted in the arrest of a suspected drug pusher and the confiscation of more or less P40,000 worth of alleged shabu. Police report …
  • Fire damages house in Sangali September 27, 2018 5:20 am A house was damaged by fire in Sitio Aplaya, Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City on Tuesday. Reports coming from Police Station 3 shows that the fire started inside the house of a certain Razma Gampal y Arudding, 27, married. Police said the house occupants …
  • Fisherman dies in freak accident September 18, 2018 6:31 am A fisherman died after his foot was accidentally amputated when he was about to go fishing in the waters off Barangay Tumalutab, Sacol Island, Zamboanga City on Sunday. Police Station 4 report identified the fatality as Danny Sanchez y Reñedo, 26, married …
  • Maharashtra: Congress slams government on plan to levy cess on water from deep wells September 1, 2018 1:11 pm — By PTI | Sep 01, 2018 05:57 pm Kolhapur: The Congress Saturday criticised the Maharashtra government for its plan to levy cess on extraction of water from deep wells calling the move as anti-farmers. The opposition party also taunted the BJP-led …
  • Brawl inside canning factory, two hurt August 27, 2018 6:20 am Two workers of a canning factory were stabbed and wounded by in a brawl at Seacoast Canning Factory, Barangay Talisayan, Zamboanga City on Saturday. The victims were identified as Abdula Wadja and Jamar Gani, both single and residents of Barangay Sangali. …
  • NGCP seeks investors for Mindanao-Visayas Interconnection Project August 25, 2018 5:57 am The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) yesterday called out to possible investors for the Mindanao-Visayas Interconnection Project (MVIP) In a press conference held yesterday in a local hotel, Atty. Cynthia Perez-Alabanza head of NGCP’s …
  • ZCPO celebrates its 24th year August 19, 2018 6:11 am The Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO), originally called the Zamboanga City Police Command (ZCPC) was activated in the month of August 1994. The new police unit replaced the defunct Zamboanga City Metro District Command        (MetroDisCom). 11 Police …
  • Coast Guard intercepts over 60 persons entering Zambo port August 14, 2018 5:57 am Members of the Philippine Coast Guard - Zamboanga Station intercepted at least 63 undocumented Filipinos who were on board an inter-island vessel off the waters of Basilan. Zamboanga City Coast Guard Station chief, Lt. Commander Noriel Ramos said that …
  • (Together again?) Both Beng, Celso for NEA takeover August 3, 2018 6:14 am (Enlightenment—Passage of the Day) Q.) WHAT SIGNS WILL SHOW US WHEN THE END NEARS IN THIS WORLD? A.) “FOR THERE SHALL ARISE FALSE CHRISTS, AND FALSE PROPHETS, AND SHALL SHOW GREAT SIGNS AND WONDERS; IN SO MUCH THAT IF IT WERE POSSIBLE, THEY SHALL DECEIVE …
  • Maratha bodies slam CM for ‘criminal’ remark July 23, 2018 10:02 pm Demand that Fadnavis apologise even as agitation enters its sixth day with protests across the state. Mumbai: The Maratha reservation stir entered its sixth day on Monday. By now, the agitation has fanned out to various cities in Marathwada and western …
  • Milk supply drops by 25 per cent in Mumbai July 17, 2018 10:06 pm Agitation has intensified in parts of Western and Northern Maharashtra. Mumbai: The milk agitation has intensified in parts of Western and Northern Maharashtra. Milk tankers from Gujarat were forcefully stopped by the protesters’ leader Raju Shetti, MP, …
  • (IMC uproar) Zamcelco to announce rebid result on August 2 July 17, 2018 6:06 am (Enlightenment—Passage of the Day) Q.) HOW DO WE HAVE TO LOVE GOD, OUR ALMIGHTY FATHER WHO’S IN HEAVEN? A.) “THOU SHALT LOVE THE LORD THY GOD WITH ALL THY HEART, AND WITH ALL THY SOUL, AND WITH ALL THY MIND, AND WITH ALL THY STRENGTH.” (MARK 12:30). Email: …
  • Lobregat hails Pacquiao for TKO Victory July 16, 2018 5:10 am Congressman Celso Lobregat hailed boxing icon, Senator Manny Pacquiao on his technical knockout (TKO) victory over Argentinian Lucas Matthysse during a star-studded boxing match yesterday at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The boxing legend …
  • CHO continues dengue, measles monitoring July 13, 2018 6:27 am The City Health Office (CHO) continues to monitor the status of dengue and measles cases in the city. Based on CHO data, only one case has been reported so far for July, but OIC City Health Officer Dr. Dulce Miravite urged residents to continue practicing …
  • Another death during Amarnath Yatra July 12, 2018 5:06 pm [India], July 12 (ANI): The Indo-Tibetan Border Police on Thursday carried another dead body to the nearest road head in Amarnath Yatra from the Baltal route. The 52-year-old man has been identified as Sambhaji from Sangali, Maharashtra probably died due …
  • Zamcelco out to prove their critics wrong? July 9, 2018 5:50 am (Enlightenment—Passage of the Day) Q WHAT ARE THE FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT, FOR WHICH THERE’S NO NEED FOR LAW TO FOLLOW? A.) “THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS LOVE, JOY, PEACE, LONGSUFFERING, GENTLENESS, GOODNESS, FAITH, MEEKNESS, TEMPERANCE: AGAINST SUCH THERE IS …
  • Sayyaf militant captured in Zamboanga City June 29, 2018 4:37 pm ZAMBOANGA CITY – Local police have captured an Abu Sayyaf fighter, who allegedly took part in mass abductions and brutal murders of civilians in the southern Filipino province of Basilan over a decade ago. Police said Wahab Salapuddin, alias Abu Damdam, …
  • NCP’s Niranjan Davkhare to join BJP May 23, 2018 11:52 pm According to sources, Niranjan is eyeing re-election to the legislative council from his current constituency of Konkan Graduates. Mumbai: NCP’s youth leader and MLC, Niranjan Davkhare, resigned from the party on Wednesday and will be joining the BJP on …
  • Candidates of barangay, SK polls sign peace pact May 10, 2018 6:02 am Over 300 candidates running for various posts in the upcoming Sangguniang Kabataan and Barangay elections yesterday signed a peace covenant sponsored by the Zamboanga City Police, Commission on Elections, Department of Interior and Local Government and the …
  • Public advised not to panic but be vigilant May 10, 2018 6:02 am City Hall yesterday advised residents not to panic but to always remain vigilant and alert amidst the numerous challenges besetting the city. This, as some residents Wednesday expressed apprehensions in light of reports that military and police authorities …
  • CSMT to go green with wind power May 9, 2018 9:41 pm Mankhurd station is also on its way to be converted into a green station by March next year. Mumbai: After Asangoan and Neral - the Matheran section, it is the turn of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus heritage building to get illuminated with wind …
  • No hitting below the belt, please May 5, 2018 5:35 am (Enlightenment—Passage of the Day) Q. WHAT’LL HAPPEN TO THOSE WHO REFUSE TO LISTEN TO OBJECTIVE CRITICISMS—ESPECIALLY, OUR TOP PUBLIC OFFICIALS? A.) “IF YOU REJECT CRITICISM, YOU ONLY HARM YOURSELF; BUT IF YOU LISTEN TO CORRECTION, YOU GROW IN …
  • 6 hurt in road mishap May 3, 2018 6:14 am Six people were seriously injured in a motorcycle-tricycle collision on Tuesday along MCLL Highway, Barangay Culianan, this city. Injured were Nasri Jawali y Ahajin, 20, a tricycle driver, his passengers identified as Hansing Jalahin y Ahajin, 27; Basir …
  • Two apprehended as police raid ‘Tarian’ in east coast May 2, 2018 6:15 am Operatives of the Sangali Police Station (Police Station 3) on Monday arrested two persons for engaging in illegal cockfighting or locally known as ‘Tarian’at Purok 5, Barangay Sangali, this city. Apprehended were Michael Luturio y Canas, 41, single, of …
  • Fisherman missing April 13, 2018 6:38 am A fisherman was reportedmissing after he was allegedly shot by the security crew of a fishing vessel and fell into the water off Sibago Island, Tuburan Municipality, Basilan Province. A report reaching Police Station 4 shows that Rashid Akbar y Abdurahim, …
  • CHO extends measles vaccination April 4, 2018 6:22 am The City Health Office has extended its measles outbreak immunization program as it fell short by more than 2,000 children to immunize to meet its 95% target. Dr. Ivy Iturralde, chief of the Epidemiology Surveillance Unit, told the press briefing Monday …
  • Measle cases in Zambo still in outbreak level - CHO April 3, 2018 7:40 am Although the measles cases in the city have decreased in the past weeks, the City Health Office (CHO) said that the number of reported cases is still in the epidemic threshold or outbreak level. CHO Epidemiologist Dr. Ivy Iturralde said that for the months …
  • State govt reminded of its ‘constitutional’ duties, HC asks it to keep the public April 1, 2018 6:27 am — By Narsi Benwal | Apr 01, 2018 12:15 am informed about monsoon preparedness Mumbai : The Bombay High Court recently reminded the Maharashtra government of its duty towards the public at large and particularly the obligation to raise the standard of …
  • Bhima Koregaon violence: Sambhaji supporters stage protest in Mumbai against demand for his arrest March 28, 2018 10:54 pm Supporters of Sambhaji Bhide stage protest in Mumbai  The supporters of Sambhaji Bhide, booked for Bhima Koregaon violence, today staged protest in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra against the demand for his arrest in this case. On January 2, a day …
  • Thane corporator Sandeep Pawar’s murderers arrested March 21, 2018 4:51 am — By Prerana Bharade | Mar 21, 2018 09:08 am Thane: Four persons were arrested in connection with the murder of independent corporator by Thane anti-Extortion cell. The two more fled away while the police were successful to nab the four from Majiwada. The …
  • Golden Crescent Awards resume March 19, 2018 1:32 pm BOTTOMLINE BY Prof. Ali Yacub   “Those who struggle in Us (our path) unto them We shall show them our ways,” -Holy Qur’an, 26:29 “Actions are judged according to intentions, everyone will be recompensed according to what he intends,” -(Hadith) Holy Prophet …
  • He Wore A Black Short & A Collared Shirt March 12, 2018 6:48 am A cadaver, in advance decomposition, was found by some playing children yesterday morning—May 11, in a river separating the barangays of Mercedes, Culianan and Pasobolong, the East Coast. The same kids were on their excursion, as the usual comes any Sunday …
  • Girl hurt in vehicular accident in east coast March 11, 2018 6:45 am A girl landed in a hospital after she was accidentally bumped by a van driven by a businessman along MCLL Highway, Barangay Tictapul, Zamboanga City on Friday. The victim was identified as Majajoy Cantil Selomenio, 8, a pupil of Tagasilay Elementary School …
  • Measles death toll in Zamboanga City rise to 3 March 2, 2018 9:51 am (FILE PHOTO) After overcoming the reluctance of some parents to have their children vaccinated against measles in the wake of the Dengvaxia scandal, Davao City health workers were finally able to administer the antimeasles shots with the help of other …
  • Civil registration activities ongoing February 21, 2018 4:03 am The City Civil Registrar’s Office under Atty. Eric Elias is currently conducting activities in connection with the Civil Registration Month celebration this February pursuant to Proclamation No. 682 issued in 1991 by then President Corazon C. Aquino. Atty. …
  • Mahigit 10 pulis na may katangi-tanging accomplishment sa Region 9, pinarangalan February 20, 2018 12:07 pm Ni Jun Cronico Eagle News Service ZAMBOANGA CITY (Eagle News) – Pinarangalan ng pamunuan ng Police Regional Office 9 ang kanilang sampung pulis ng medalya ng kagalingan (PNP merit medal) sa isang flag-raising ceremony sa Project 9, Brgy. Mercedez, …
  • Civil registrar's office holds awareness programs February 20, 2018 12:06 pm THE Zamboanga City Civil Registrar's Office is conducting activities in connection with the Civil Registration Month celebration pursuant to Proclamation 682 series of 1991. Lawyer Eric Elias said the ongoing activities are aimed to promote and …
  • Missing woman found dead in Zamboanga City February 16, 2018 12:48 pm ZAMBOANGA CITY – A 22-year old woman who had been reported missing by her family was found dead in Zamboanga City in southern Philippines. She was murdered. Police on Friday said the decomposing body of Rizza May Cuartocruz was recovered at Sitio Cabigan …
  • Three brothers tagged as suspects in killing February 16, 2018 7:06 am The Sangali Police has identified three brothers as suspects in the killing of Arnel Pantaleon, a businessman and resident of Kilometer-18, barangay Bungiao last Tuesday. Chief Insp. Chester Natividad, Chief of the Sangali police station, identified the …
  • Measles outbreak declared in Zambo February 13, 2018 7:27 am Mayor Beng Climaco has declared a measles outbreak in Zamboanga City in view of the 1,343 percent increase in measles cases recorded from January 1 to February 1 this year. This, based on Executive Order BC 333-2018 issued February 9 per recommendation of …
  • CHO reports measles outbreak February 10, 2018 4:30 am The City Health Office recorded a total of 101 suspected cases of measles from January 1-27 representing a 1,343% increase as compared to the number of cases registered during the same period last year. The number is way more than the outbreak threshold …
  • 2 men nabbed for slay of woman in Zamboanga City January 26, 2018 9:10 am ZAMBOANGA CITY—Police authorities here on Friday said two men were arrested for the killing of the 25-year-old bar guest relations officer, whose decomposing body was found on a vacant lot in front of the National Power Corporation (Napocor) in Barangay …
  • The Case is Closed January 9, 2018 5:07 am Barangay eMedia, through its field reporter assigned in the East Coast partner Joe Rebollos, had the privilege to document the breakthrough of the Sangali Police about that story which was scribbled last week in this column—the coldblooded killing of a …
  • She was Shot in Her Own Bed January 6, 2018 7:17 am Zamboanga City was baffled when it heard that news of a barbaric killing, in the East Coast, to a young lady inside their own bedroom, and while she was fast asleeptwo dawns ago. The victim did not see anymore the light of that day, as she was later …
  • Climaco orders sustained police visibility in Zambo December 22, 2017 6:02 am Mayor Beng Climaco has instructed the Zamboanga City Police Office under the leadership of Sr. Supt. Neri Vincent Ignacio to strengthen police visibility in the city even as she reminded the security forces that extended martial law remains in effect in …
  • Zamboanga police receive 3 patrol cars December 19, 2017 11:56 am THE City Government has turned over three brand new vehicles worth P4.17 million to the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) as part of its commitment to support the security sector. Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar led the turnover of the vehicles that …
  • Beng turns over 3 police cars to ZCPO December 19, 2017 6:36 am Mayor Beng Climaco aggressively pursues commitment to support the security sector as she turned over 3 brand new Ford Ranger vehicles to the Zamboanga City Police Office for use of police stations 1 (Vitali), 2 (Curuan) and 3 (Sangali). Each Ford Ranger …
  • Positive side December 11, 2017 6:45 am (Enlightenment—Passage of the Day) Q.)WHAT’S THE MOST COMPELLING STATEMENT IN THE HOLY BIBLE AIMED TO PEOPLE WITH VAST WEALTH ON EARTH, YET SPIRITUALLY THEY’RE WRETCHED? A.) “FOR WHAT SHALL IT PROFIT A MAN, IF HE SHALL GAIN THE WHOLE WORLD, AND LOSE HIS …
  • Stepson kills stepdad over ‘Tuba’ December 6, 2017 6:00 am An elderly man was axed to death by his stepson at Sitio Mala, Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City on Monday. Police Station 3 commander Chief Insp. Chester Natividad identified the  victim as Sulficio Noyat y Alfonso, 70, married, of the said barangay. …
  • BFAR IX implements closed fishing season on sardines December 2, 2017 6:48 am The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Regional Office No. IX, Zamboanga held yesterday its 6th Send-Off Ceremony of the 28 patrol boats to commence monitoring and surveillance activities in relation to the annual closed season for the conservation …
  • Two suspected Abu Sayyaf members nabbed in Zamboanga November 23, 2017 3:57 am Two suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) were arrested by joint police and military personnel in Sitio Malasugat, Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City, on Tuesday. A report coming from Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) identified the suspects as …
  • Troops arrest 8 Abu Sayyaf bandits November 22, 2017 3:22 pm GOVERNMENT security forces have arrested eight suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in two separate law enforcement operations in Western Mindanao, officials announced on Wednesday, November 22. Arrested were the following: Omar Amping, 39; …
  • OCVet staffs undergo training November 21, 2017 1:21 pm OFFICIALS from the Human Society International (HSI) are in Zamboanga City to train veterinarian and technical personnel of the City Government on the new trends in mass dog vaccination applications. Dr. Mario Ariola, City Veterinarian Office chief, said …
  • Humane Society Int’l trains city vets November 21, 2017 7:10 am Officials from the Human Society International (HSI) are in the city to train City Government veterinarians and technical personnel on new trends in mass dog vaccination applications pilot testing the project in 20 selected barangays. City Veterinarian Dr. …
  • Young leaders take over key City Gov’t posts November 13, 2017 6:48 am Some 42 young leaders will take over key posts of the City Government starting today, November 13, as they undergo a 6-day Rotary Club training aimed to develop youth’s potentials as servant leaders of tomorrow. This, as Mayor Beng Climaco has issued …
  • JUEGO NA ZAMBOANGA BASEBALL CHAMPION MMAA November 9, 2017 8:37 am Juego de Baseball na Zamboanga 2017, el ya gana na Secondaria Baseball Champion. MMAA ( manicahan Mercedes athletics Association) 2nd CVAA Curuan Vitali Athletics Association . Na elementaria baseball – Champion  ALAA contra CVAA . 2nd el CVAA , 3rd MMAA, …
  • Black bugs ‘invade’ Sangali Police Station November 5, 2017 6:46 am The police station in Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City was reportedly invaded by thousands of black bugs since Wednesday. According to Chief Inspector Chester Natividad, station commander, starting last Wednesday night they have already noticed that many …
  • Police nab armed jeepney dispatcher November 4, 2017 7:37 am A public utility jeepney (PUJ) dispatcher was nabbed by intelligence operatives of Police Station 11 for illegally possessing a handgun at the Sangali-Bunguiao terminal area along Tomas Claudio Street, Barangay Zone III, Zamboanga City, on Thursday. Randie …
  • Coast Guard rescues 31 fishermen off Zamboanga City October 15, 2017 7:19 am ZAMBOANGA CITY — Thirty-one fishermen were rescued by the Coast Guard after their boat was capsized by big waves Sunday dawn off the sea east of this city.   Zamboanga Coast Guard Station chief Lt. Cmdr. Alvin Dagalea said travel of all vessels were also …
  • Oil spill in Sangali Port  October 15, 2017 6:36 am Personnel from the Western Mindanao Power Corporation yesterday morning conducted clean-up operations to clean up the oil spill along the shoreline of the fishing port in barangay Sangali, this city. This after a leak transpired in the main pipeline of the …
  • Car rams pedicab, three hurt September 1, 2017 6:26 am There persons, including a girl, were seriously injured after they were accidentally rammed by a car along Sitio Islamic, Barangay Sangali, this city, the other day. The victims were identified as Lannie Rose Lumacad y Ascalon, 25, married, Erica Jane …
  • Man stabbed in Sangali May 1, 2017 6:36 am A man was stabbed and wounded near an internet café in Barangay Sangali, this city, yesterday dawn. The victim was identified as Aljin Alih y Fullo, 21, single and a resident of the said barangay. Police report disclosed that the victim attempted to evade …
  • Dead sunfish found in Sangali March 1, 2017 5:07 am A dead sunfish that was found in Barangay Sangali is causing concern among residents of Zamboanga City. The sunfish was found lifeless, floating on the waters off Sangali in the east coast of the city, Monday morning According to a report, the carcass of …
  • Kirit Somaiya files complaint against Maha govt September 23, 2021 11:19 am Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya on Wednesday filed a complaint against the Maharashtra government and the Mumbai police at Navghar Mulund East Police Station over his alleged detention at …
  • Weekly Covid positivity rate in Pune district drops below 5 per cent September 23, 2021 12:29 am Pune district’s weekly Covid positivity rate has dropped below 5 per cent in the week from September 15 to 21, according to a new state Health Department analysis. The positivity rate, however, remains higher than the state average, which also dipped to 2. …
  • Milinda Moragoda presents credentials to President of India September 22, 2021 11:48 pm High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India, Milinda Moragoda, appointed with cabinet rank, presented his Letter of Credence to President Shri Ram Nath Kovind of India today (22) in New Delhi. In keeping with the established practice in the context of the …
  • Maharashtra: 7.5 crore vaccine doses administered, 2.1 crore given both doses September 22, 2021 9:03 pm A total of 7.5 crore vaccine doses have been administered in Maharashtra so far, of which 5.36 crore beneficiaries have got the first dose and 2.13 crore are fully vaccinated with both doses. Of these, 1.34 crore people in the age group of 45 and above …
  • ‘Elective ops up, donors’ reluctance a concern’ September 21, 2021 11:52 pm Pune: Experts have expressed concerns over the fact that many citizens were not coming forward to donate blood after getting vaccinated against Covid. The rise in the elective surgeries after the decline in Covid cases, steady flow of pregnant women …
  • Over 1 lakh beneficiaries get jabs in Pune district September 21, 2021 11:49 pm Pune: The district on Tuesday recorded its seventh over one-lakh vaccination in a single day in September with around 1.01 lakh beneficiaries getting the jabs until 7pm. Sanjay Deshmukh, assistant director (medical), Pune circle, said the consistent supply …
  • Somaiya's detention was made to maintain law and order September 21, 2021 1:37 am Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 20 (ANI): Reacting to Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) criticism of the Maharashtra government for the detention of Kirit Somaiya, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that this was done to maintain law and order in …
  • Maharashtra moving towards anarchy, says Ashish Shelar September 21, 2021 1:32 am Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 20 (ANI): Maharashtra BJP MLA Ashish Shelar on Monday slammed the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government for the detention of Kirit Somaiya and said that the state is moving towards 'anarchy'. While …
  • 10-day Ganeshotsav ends onlow-key and peaceful note September 21, 2021 1:29 am Pune: Peaceful ceremonies and in-situ rituals marked Ganapati immersions in the city on Sunday. Roads leading to the prominent Ganapati mandals looked deserted as they were closed for vehicular traffic and pedestrians. In as Swargate, Sinhagad Road, Satara …
  • Gadkari at projects’ ground breaking September 21, 2021 1:27 am Pune: Union minister Nitin Gadkari would do the honours at the ground-breaking ceremonies of the civic body’s Rs169-crore flyover projects on Sinhagad Road and at Katraj on Friday. “These flyovers will address the traffic problems at Khadakwasla and …
  • Maharashtra: Kirit Somaiya stopped from entering Kolhapur, BJP says undeclared emergency September 20, 2021 8:26 pm BJP leader and former MP Kirit Somaiya was detained at Karad railway station in Satara district of western Maharashtra on Monday. The detention followed prohibitory orders issued by the Kolhapur district collector under section 144 (1)(3) of CrPC. Somaiya …
  • Maharashtra headed towards anarchy: Shelar September 20, 2021 4:28 pm 'Will move HC against MVA govt,' says Kirit Somaiya after detentionFollowing his detention at Karad Railway Station in Satara district, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya on Monday said he will move the High Court against the …
  • BJP slams Maharashtra govt over detention of Kirit Somaiya September 20, 2021 10:35 am Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 20 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Maharashtra unit president Chandrakant Patil on Sunday slammed the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government over the alleged detention of party leader Kirit Somaiya in Mumbai. …
  • Charges against NCP Minister: Pawar won’t support any wrongdoing, says Patil September 20, 2021 10:33 am Maharashtra BJP chief dares Hasan Mushrif to face ED; Kirit Somaiya plans to move HC over detention BJP’s Maharashtra president Chandrakant Patil on Monday contended that Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar would not support any wrongdoing …
  • Maharashtra: BJP leader Kirit Somaiya detained at Karad Railway Station September 20, 2021 10:25 am BJP leader Kirit Somaiya was detained at Karad Railway Station in Satara district, Maharashtra on September 19. Somaiya was expected to visit Kolhapur on September 19. Ahead of his visit, Kolhapur District Collector issued prohibitory orders against him …
  • Kirit Somaiya detained at Mumbai home September 20, 2021 7:05 am The Mumbai police landed up at the home of BJP leader Kirit Somaiya preventing him from leaving his home on Sunday. The BJP cried foul with state’s party president claiming that Maharashtra was undergoing an ‘undeclared emergency’. Somaiya was to leave for …
  • 'Won't be scared': BJP slams Uddhav government over detention of party leader Kirit Somaiya September 20, 2021 6:45 am Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has slammed the MVA government in Maharashtra over the detention of party leader Kirit Somaiya in Mumbai. BJP's state unit chief Chandrakant Patil asked why cops are deployed outside Kirit's residence and wondered if …
  • Allegations against NCP Minister: BJP leader Kirit Somaiya detained at railway station in Satara September 20, 2021 6:36 am Prohibitory orders were issued against the BJP leader who planned to visit the properties owned by Hasan Mushrif at Kolhapur Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya was detained at Karad railway station in western Maharashtra’s Satara district …
  • Kirit Somaiya detained ahead of Kolhapur visit; BJP slams Thackeray govt September 20, 2021 4:47 am Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Lok Sabha member Kirit Somaiya was detained at Karad railway station in Maharashtra’s Satara district early on Monday and taken to the Circuit House there. He was on his way to Kolhapur where district …
  • Over 1L single-day jabs for fifth time in Sept September 18, 2021 1:44 am Pune: The district on Friday recorded over one lakh vaccinations in a single day for the fifth time in September with 1.39 lakh shots being administered to beneficiaries. The vaccination drive, according to the Co-WIN dashboard, was conducted across 600- …
  • To curb accidents on highways, Maharashtra minister Satej Patil asks four districts to prepare action plan September 17, 2021 9:19 am Maharashtra’s Minister of Minister of State for Transport Satej Patil has asked the district collectors and superintendents of police of four districts — Pune, Satara, Sangli and Kolhapur — to formulate an action plan within a fortnight to curb accidents …
  • Maharashtra Govt to seek Rs 1,629 cr from NDMA for relief works September 16, 2021 9:44 pm The state government is set to send a proposal to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) seeking Rs 1,629 crore for relief and rehabilitation works that it had to carry out after flood and landslides hit Konkan and parts of western Maharashtra, …
  • Dengue, chikungunya cases in Maharashtra more than triple: 15 civic bodies asked to take urgent steps September 16, 2021 9:41 pm STATE HEALTH authorities have directed 15 municipal corporations to urgently appoint personnel to visit 200 homes daily and inspect mosquito breeding sites for the next five months as dengue and chikungunya cases have more than doubled in Maharashtra. The …
  • Weekly Covid positivity rate in Pune drops slightly September 16, 2021 3:46 am There has been a small decline in the weekly positivity rate of Covid-19 cases in Pune district, according to a new report by the state Health Department. In the week of September 8 to 14, the Covid positivity rate was 5.82%, compared to the previous week …
  • State health dept prod to 10 districts on testing September 15, 2021 11:41 pm Pune: The state public health department has directed 10 districts to ramp up the Covid-19 testing infrastructure ahead of the possible third wave because they were conducting fewer tests than the state average. In a detailed note issued on September 14, …
  • Centre approves renaming of Uttar Pradesh village Sadi Khurd to Shachipuram September 15, 2021 8:02 am The Centre has approved the renaming of village Sadi Khurd, in Jaunpur district near Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, as Shachipuram. Home ministry officials said two more proposals from the UP government on renaming Sadha Pargana Hasanganj near Unnao as Damodar …
  • Unused tocilizumab stock from Satara diverted to Pune September 15, 2021 12:43 am Pune: The administration has started diverting unused stock of tocilizumab — an anti-rheumatic drug administered to severely ill Covid-19 patients — from Satara to Pune to address its acute shortage in the district. “Currently, we have diverted 100 vials …
  • Maharashtra: After green signal from govt, polls to be held in 3,800 co-op bodies September 14, 2021 11:15 pm As many as 3,800 cooperative bodies in Maharashtra are all set to hold polls as the Maharashtra government has given the green signal for the same. These elections were delayed for months due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdowns, and the …
  • Maharashtra: State signs MoU worth Rs 35,000 crore in renewable energy sector September 14, 2021 7:30 pm In a boost to investment in Maharashtra during the pandemic, the state government’s Industry Department on Tuesday signed two MoUs under the Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0 initiative with JSW, worth Rs 35,500 crore in the renewable energy sector. JSW Energy Ltd …
  • Maha: JSW to invest Rs 35,500 cr in green energy projects September 14, 2021 5:50 pm (MENAFN - IANS) Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) The Maharashtra government and power major JWS Energy Ltd on Tuesday signed two MoUs to set up two green projects worth Rs 35,500 crore to generate 6,500 MW clean energy in northern and western Maharashtra, Industry …
  • Door-to-door collection of ‘nirmalya’ for organic compost September 14, 2021 1:10 am Pune: SWaCH workers have been going door-to-door to collect ‘nirmalya’, which are sacred offerings generated during the Ganeshotsav, to continue with the joint initiative of converting it into organic manure for farmers. Before the pandemic, as part of the …
  • How to boost financial inclusion September 13, 2021 11:44 pm Parvati sells vegetables in the weekly market of Mhaswad in Satara, Maharashtra. She has a savings account with the Mann Deshi Sahakari Bank. But whenever she needs money, she takes a loan from the local moneylender. One day, while buying vegetables at the …
  • Heavy rainfall warning for Konkan & ghat areas of Madhya Maharashtra September 13, 2021 11:38 pm Following the formation of a well-marked low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal, which intensified into a deep depression on Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued heavy rainfall warnings for the Konkan region and ghat areas of Madhya …
  • Maharashtra’s active tally drops as recoveries surpass new cases September 13, 2021 11:28 pm After witnessing a case surge in the last few days, Maharashtra rallied again on Monday as recoveries outweighed cases with the State recording 3,233 patient discharges against 2,740 new COVID-19 infections. The active case tally has dipped to 49,880. …
  • Maharashtra’s new cases surpass recoveries; active tally rises again September 13, 2021 1:01 am 46 more succumb to COVID-19, taking toll to 1.38 lakh; Mumbai adds 357 infections Maharashtra’s COVID-19 cases rose again with the State recording 3,623 new infections on Sunday. The State also reported 2,972 recoveries. After a brief decline, the active …
  • Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal, IMD issues rain alert in state September 12, 2021 7:59 pm With the formation of another low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal, the weather bureau has forecast more rainfall in the state till Wednesday. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast ‘heavy to very heavy’ rainfall in the next three-four …
  • Pune among eight districts under IMD’s ‘orange’ alert this week September 12, 2021 7:56 pm The India Meteorological Department has issued an ‘Orange’ alert of heavy to very heavy rainfall (64.5 mm to 201.4 mm in 24 hours) for eight districts in Madhya Maharashtra and Konkan till September 15. These districts include Pune, Satara, Palghar, Thane, …
  • Maharashtra to closely monitor Covid numbers, especially in districts of concern September 11, 2021 1:34 am Representative ImageMUMBAI: The public health department will closely monitor any rise in Covid cases or deaths as the 10-day Ganeshotsav begins on Friday, reports Nisha Nambiar. “Next week will be crucial. The department is keeping a close watch, …
  • Pune Rural Police arrest ‘godman’ Manohar Mama from Satara September 10, 2021 8:33 pm Pune Rural Police’s Local Crime Branch on Friday arrested self-styled ‘godman’ Manohar Bhosale alias Manohar Mama from a village in Satara district. Bhosale was earlier booked for allegedly cheating one Shashikant Subhash Kharat (23), a resident of …