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  • 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 …
  • Man who tries to rape girl, busted September 27, 2017 6:16 am A man was arrested for allegedly trying to rape a young woman in Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City, Monday night. Police Station 3 Commander, Chief Inspector Chester Natividad said, a certain Reynold Sotomil y Ignaico, 21, single, of the said place …
  • Zambo’s master dev’t plan now ready for SP approval September 27, 2017 6:16 am The City Planning and Development Coordinator’s Office submitted on Monday the final draft of the master development plan (MDP) of Zamboanga City to Mayor Beng Climaco who in turn will forward the same to the Sangguniang Panlungsod for approval into a …
  • PhilHealth holds ‘Alaga Ka’ caravan in Zamboanga September 19, 2017 1:02 pm THE Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) reeled off on Tuesday, September 20, its series of caravan to inform the public, especially the indigents, on the programs and benefits of the agency. The caravan, dubbed as “Alaga Ka” or " …
  • 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 …
  • 10-year-old boy survives fall into 400ft gorge at Kenjalgad June 15, 2021 1:58 am Pune: A 10-year-old boy from Saswad was rescued by local villagers after he accidentally fell into a 400ft gorge while trekking with his father at Kenjalgad fort in Bhor taluka, about 60km from the city, on Saturday morning. The boy, Mayank Urane, suffered …
  • Maratha quota: Sambhajiraje, Udayanraje say govt inaction will lead to violence, demand special legislature session June 14, 2021 2:29 pm Ahead of the Maratha community’s sit-in protests across the state from June 16, Chhatrapati Sambhajiraje and Udayanraje Bhosale, descendants of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, met in the city on Monday and warned the government that “its indecisiveness could …
  • COVID-19 cases outweigh recoveries in Maharashtra June 14, 2021 2:31 am Mumbai reported 695 new cases to take its total case tally to 7,15,660. Just 7,504 patients were discharged across Maharashtra on Sunday while the State reported 10,442 COVID-19 cases as the see-saw trend of low recoveries and higher case spikes continued. …
  • Maha's reports 10k Covid cases, Mumbai 700 in 24 hrs June 14, 2021 1:20 am A health worker collects swab samples at a civic hospital in MumbaiMUMBAI: Reconciliation of deaths in Maharashtra continued for the 28th day as 2,288 ‘old’ deaths were added on Sunday, the highest so far since the exercise began. Between May 17 and Sunday …
  • Pune: Gambling den busted in Indapur, 26 arrested June 13, 2021 6:10 pm Police claimed to have busted a gambling den being run at a farm in Indapur taluka of Pune district, which has led to the arrest of 26 people, including workers of different political parties and government employees. The raid took place late on Saturday, …
  • Maharashtra reports 10,442 Covid cases, 483 deaths June 13, 2021 5:20 pm As many as 2,12,536 tests were conducted on Sunday, taking the total number of tests done so far to 3,80,46,590. (Representative image)MUMBAI: Maharashtra reported 10,442 coronavirus positive cases on Sunday, taking the state's infection tally to 59,08 …
  • Maharashtra reports 10,697 new Covid cases and 360 deaths; Mumbai’s daily count at 733 June 12, 2021 5:07 pm Maharashtra on Saturday reported 10,697 new Covid cases, 360 deaths, and 14,910 recoveries. The state has recorded 58,98,550 cases so far, out of which 1,55,474 are active cases. The death toll has now gone up to 1,08,333. The Covid positivity rate is at …
  • Maharashtra Covid toll over 1.08 lakh, higher positivity rate in 9 districts June 12, 2021 5:07 pm Maharashtra’s Covid-19 toll touched 1,08,333 with the state adding 1,966 deaths on Saturday to its tally. The state reported 10,697 fresh cases, taking the active case load to 1.55 lakh. In a process of reconciliation exercise across all districts, …
  • Prasar Bharati Audience Research Releases NewsOnAir Radio Live stream Rankings June 12, 2021 12:28 am By Chennaivision in National News, News June 12, 2021 More than 240 Radio Services of All India Radio are livestreamed on NewsOnAir App, Prasar Bharati’s official App. These All India Radio Streams on NewsOnAir App have a large number of listeners not just …
  • Kolhapur only district in state to register rise in weekly Covid positivity rate June 11, 2021 6:27 pm Though most of the districts in the state continue to witness slowdown in Covid-19 cases, Kolhapur in western Maharashtra has emerged as the only district in the state that has witnessed an increase in the infection’s weekly positivity rate. At present, …
  • ‘Mask relief for family members in same car’ June 11, 2021 12:58 am Q: How many family members are now allowed to travel in personal cars? Is wearing masks inside your own car still compulsory? - Vinod Rajesth A: Pune police commissioner Amitabh Gupta says it depends on the seating capacity of a vehicle and mask is not …
  • Covid-19: Reconciliation swells Maharashtra death toll by 11,617 in 24 days June 11, 2021 12:23 am Of these ‘old’ deaths, 8,404 were added in the first 10 days of June, and 5,410 were older than-a-week deathsMUMBAI: Maharashtra on Thursday added 1,522 past deaths—the highest in a single day during the almost month-long data reconciliation exercise—to …
  • Reggae Girlz face Nigeria today June 10, 2021 11:51 pm Jamaica's Reggae Girlz play Nigeria in an international friendly match at the BBVA stadium in Houston, Texas, today at 4.30 p.m. Coach Hubert Busby Jr says it will be a good test to see where the team is after a year apart. He said that for some time, …
  • Coronavirus | Number of cases exceeds recoveries in Maharashtra June 10, 2021 8:25 pm More than 1,500 deaths added as ‘reconciliation’ process, says Health Department. After days of steady recoveries, Maharashtra’s case surge exceeded the number of patients discharged on Thursday, with the State recording 12,207 cases as opposed to just 11, …
  • Over 2.5 crore get the jab in Maharashtra, close to 33 lakh vaccinated in Pune district June 10, 2021 7:52 pm Pune district authorities have been able to vaccinate 32.59 lakh beneficiaries till June 9. Of these, the maximum doses have been administered to people belonging in the above 45 age group, with 17.95 lakh people getting the first dose and 4.2 lakh …
  • Pune among 6 ‘key districts of concern’ with more than 10 pc weekly Covid positivity rate June 10, 2021 7:52 pm While the weekly Covid-19 positivity rate in Pune district has dropped to 12.19 per cent, it remains among the key districts of concern with a positivity rate higher than 10 per cent, according to a new state Health department analysis. There has been a 7 …
  • Show us what you can do June 10, 2021 8:55 am Reggae Girlz head coach Hubert Bubsy Jr underlined that today’s friendly international against Nigeria at the BBVA Stadium in Houston, Texas, is a great opportunity for their five newcomers to the squad to show the quality they possess. The match is set to …
  • Pune: 32.13 lakh people vaccinated against Covid-19 till June 8 June 10, 2021 8:20 am Pune has been able to vaccinate 32.13 lakh beneficiaries till June 8. Of these, the maximum has been administered to people belonging in the above 45 age group, with 17.88 lakh people getting the first dose and 4.17 lakh receiving their second shot. In the …
  • Cooper Corporation launches 5 KVA compact genset -Cooper Bolt Mini June 10, 2021 1:42 am To power various applications across sectors like residential and commercial establishments, healthcare, hospitality, retailand construction More powerful engine with lowest maintenance cost with highest fuel savings  The global pandemic situation …
  • Great to be back – Swaby June 9, 2021 8:47 am With the senior women’s national team finally together after more than a year, top defender Allyson Swaby says that she hopes the upcoming friendly internationals, as well as more consistent camps, will help to properly prepare the team for World Cup …
  • India’s vaccine inequity worsens as countryside languishes June 7, 2021 7:53 am Suresh Kumar, 43, ties up the hair of his wife Pramila Devi, 36, who is suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), before taking her to a local government dispensary, at their home in Kaljikhal, in the northern state of Uttarakhand, India, May 23, …
  • Micro-containment zones in Pune Municipal Corporation limits see big drop June 6, 2021 11:28 pm As per PMC norms, any housing or commercial complex with more than one building, with 20 or more positive cases, will be declared a micro-containment zones.PUNE: The gradual decline in the daily Covid-19 cases in Pune Municipal Corporation limits has led …
  • Monsoon arrives over Pune, to reach Mumbai next week June 6, 2021 6:05 pm The MET department on Sunday announced the arrival of the Southwest monsoon over Pune. By Sunday afternoon, it had covered around 30 per cent of Maharashtra and entered Pune and Raigad districts. The Southwest monsoon is most likely to reach Mumbai only by …
  • Coronavirus | Maharashtra’s toll breaches one lakh mark June 6, 2021 5:07 pm Maharashtra reported its lowest single-day spike in nearly three months with 12,557 COVID-19 cases as opposed to 14,433 recoveries as the active case tally dipped further to 1,85,527. However, the toll has crossed the one lakh mark, climbing to 1,00,130 …
  • Monsoon sets in four days early in Pune June 6, 2021 1:26 pm THE INDIA Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday announced the southwest monsoon’s arrival over Pune. This is among the most early-realised arrivals of monsoon in the recent years over Pune, where June 10 is the usual onset date. With favourable …
  • Four days ahead of schedule, southwest monsoon arrives over Pune June 6, 2021 9:12 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Sunday announced the arrival of the southwest monsoon over Pune. This is among the most early realised arrivals in recent years over Pune, where the normal onset date is June 10. As favourable conditions for …
  • Maharashtra reports 13,659 COVID-19 cases June 6, 2021 1:28 am Maharashtra on Saturday reported 13,659 new COVID-19 cases, its lowest single-day spike since March 10, taking its total case tally to 58,19,224. With 300 more deaths, the total toll has risen to 99,512, the State Health Department said. The State has …
  • How Maharashtra plans to open up June 5, 2021 8:15 pm HOW WILL LEVELS BE DECIDED District authorities, after disaggregating the parameters – positivity rate and oxygen beds occupation – for administrative units in its jurisdiction, shall decide which level of restrictions should be imposed. In case of Mumbai …
  • Two days early, monsoon arrives over Maharashtra and Goa June 5, 2021 5:47 pm The Southwest Monsoon on Saturday advanced into Goa and Maharashtra, two days in advance of its normal onset date here. Its arrival date over the state is close to the one in 2020, when the onset was declared on June 6. The normal onset date over Goa and …
  • 19 lakh people supported by MAHA Peconet under #RISE4India during COVID-19 June 5, 2021 3:46 pm Maha PECONET is one such network of 85+ organizations convened by UNICEF Maharashtra, with 300+ on-ground volunteers and teams working tirelessly to fight COVID MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA, June 5, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- What has made the …
  • Southwest monsoon to cover Karnataka in 48 hours; northeast states to receive rains June 5, 2021 10:30 am The southwest monsoon, which hit the coast of Kerala two days behind its regular schedule on Thursday, is most likely to reach Goa and Maharashtra early next week, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). What will happen in the next 48 …
  • Maharashtra announces five-level unlock plan based on positivity rate, availability of oxygen beds June 5, 2021 4:31 am The government of Maharashtra late Friday started a five-level lockdown plan for the state based on the positivity rate and occupancy of oxygenated beds in each district. The plan will come into effect as soon as district and civic authorities issue orders …
  • Coronavirus | 20,852 recoveries in Maharashtra; active case tally dips below 2 lakh June 5, 2021 12:47 am Maharashtra on Friday reported 20,852 recoveries as opposed to 14,152 new COVID-19 cases, reducing its active case tally to 1,96,894. A total of 1,088 deaths were added to the State’s progressive death toll, of which 193 occurred during the last 48 hours …
  • Five-level unlockdown plan starts from monday: Maharashtra plans to unlock June 5, 2021 12:24 am Maharashtra late Friday announced a five-level lockdown plan for the state, to come into effect from June 7, based on positivity rate and occupancy of oxygenated beds in each district and cities with corporations. Under the plan, districts and cities …
  • Monsoon likely to reach Maharashtra early next week: IMD June 4, 2021 10:35 pm THE SOUTHWEST monsoon is most likely to reach Goa and Maharashtra by early next week, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday. The monsoon hit southern Kerala on Thursday. The IMD, in its Friday forecast, said, “Monsoon is likely to …
  • Analysis-India's vaccine inequity worsens as countryside languishes June 4, 2021 2:40 pm By Krishna N. Das, Abhirup Roy and Rajendra Jadhav NEW DELHI/SATARA, India (Reuters) - Urban Indians are getting COVID-19 shots much faster than the hundreds of millions of people living in the countryside, government data shows, reflecting rising …
  • Monsoon advances, to reach Goa and Maharashtra by early next week: IMD June 4, 2021 12:56 pm The Southwest Monsoon is most likely to reach Goa and Maharashtra by early next week, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday. The monsoon hit southern Kerala on Thursday and since then, the rainfall activity has picked up. On Friday, the …
  • Monsoon arrival over Maharashtra around June 11: IMD June 4, 2021 10:21 am The southwest monsoon is expected to reach Maharashtra sometime between June 11 and June 17, India Meteorological Department officials have said. The monsoon hit southern Kerala on Thursday, two days behind its normal schedule. The rainfall activity in the …
  • Pune still among 10 districts with weekly Covid positivity rate higher than state average June 3, 2021 4:17 pm Pune continues to be among 10 districts whose weekly Covid positivity rate is higher than the state average. Data from a new report of the state health department, however, shows that a decline in the weekly case growth and rate of recovery were high …
  • Maharashtra agri dept advises farmers to avoid early sowing to thwart chances of seed wastage June 3, 2021 3:51 pm Maharashtra agriculture department has advised farmers against early sowing even though many parts received good rain. The department has asked farmers to undertake sowing only after their areas have received 80 mm to 100 mm rain to avoid chances of seed …
  • No decision yet, clarifies Maharashtra govt after minister announces ‘unlock plan’ June 3, 2021 3:13 pm An announcement by Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar on Thursday that lockdown-like restrictions would be lifted in 18 districts of Maharashtra on Friday forced the government to clarify hastily that no such decision had been taken and …
  • Avoid early sowing to avoid seed wastage: Maharashtra agriculture department to farmers June 3, 2021 7:54 am The Maharashtra agriculture department has advised farmers against early sowing even though many parts of the state have received a few pre-monsoon showers. Farmers have been asked to undertake sowing only after their areas have received 80-100 mm of …
  • Pune continues to be among districts in Maharashtra with high Covid-19 positivity June 3, 2021 5:49 am Although there has been a steady decline in coronavirus infections in the last few weeks, Pune district continues to be among the 10 districts whose weekly Covid positivity rate at 14.23 per cent is higher than the state average of 8.47 per cent. The data …
  • Supporting Shaw June 3, 2021 12:52 am National senior women’s head coach Hubert Busby Jr says that the omission of national striker Khadija Shaw from the final roster for the upcoming international window was about allowing the striker to recharge and reassess her club future after a demanding …
  • Pune: Vaccination drive for students going abroad for higher studies extended June 2, 2021 6:24 pm As many as 664 students who are planning to go abroad for higher studies have been vaccinated on priority in the past two days in the city. The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), which began this drive on Tuesday, has decided to extend it to Thursday. “We …
  • Shaw missing from Girlz squad June 2, 2021 5:16 pm The senior women's national team's long-awaited return to competitive play this month will not include national striker Khadija Shaw. Shaw, 24, is the major omission from the final 23-player squad for the upcoming international friendlies against …
  • Reggae Girls Name 23-Member Squad for Summer Series; to Meet in Houston June 2, 2021 7:01 am In preparation for the two upcoming international friendly games as part of the 2021 Women’s National Team Summer Series hosted by the US Soccer, Jamaica’s National Senior Women’s team will gather in camp in Houston starting June 4. The camp will last …