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THE ANNUAL three-month ban on sardine fishing in waters around the Zamboanga Peninsula started Dec. 1, with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional office leading a formal send-off ceremony on Monday for the teams that will patrol the waters.
THE DAVAO City government is looking at forging sisterhood ties with two other cities in Mindanao, Zamboanga and Cotabato, to boost collaboration in tourism and cultural development, agriculture, and trade.
THE POLICE Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula (PRO-09) is closely monitoring the movements of various criminal groups operating in the region as part of security preparations for the midterm election in May next year.
THE FISHERIES sector in Zamboanga City has drawn up a proposal designed to increase production and harvest in fishponds, seaweed farms, and common fishing grounds, as well as improve the income of those engaged in fish and dried fish trading.
THE SMOKE Out Zamboanga and Grand Midnight Sale along RT Lim Boulevard starts on Saturday, Sept. 29, to kick off Zamboanga City’s annual Hermosa Festival.
HOUSE COMMITTEE on Agriculture and Food chair Jose T. Panganiban, Jr. said he has filed a resolution to investigate the Zamboanga rice shortage, which was allegedly caused by a crackdown on smuggling and during which large quantities of the staple grain were found to have been contaminated with pests.
ABOUT 600 micro, small and medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs) in Zamboanga Peninsula are expected to participate in the region’s 2018 MSME Conference on July 25, where one of the main topics of discussion will be on disaster resilience.
MALACAÑANG AND the Defense department have been elusive about the brewing tension over a 72-hectare property within Zamboanga City that is under the ownership of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
ZAMBOANGA CITY Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar has directed the police and military to re-examine and beef up security measures following the release of 96 men involved in the September 2013 siege of the city.
ZAMBOANGA CITY — Local officials have called for a probe into the construction of a wooden footbridge that collapsed, forcing officials visiting a housing...
MEMBERS OF various non-government organizations (NGO) and civil society groups from the Zamboanga Peninsula Region recently completed a three-day training on Community-Based Disaster Risk...
DAVAO CITY — The Alcantara Group is going ahead with its 105-megawatt (MW) power plant project in Zamboanga City, with the supply taken up...