Rufa Mae trends on Twitter after performing in BBM-Sara rally

Doris Mondragon 03/29/2022

CEBU, Philippines—Rufa Mae Quinto made it to the trending topics on Twitter Philippines on Tuesday afternoon, March 29. This, after pictures and videos of Rufa Mae performing at the grand rally of UniTeam presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong”…

Slain Basilan mayor a ‘fearless’ peacemaker

Julie Alipala 12/07/2021

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines — Messages expressing shock and grief filled the social media wall of Mayor Darussalam Lajid of Al-Barka town in Basilan province, following his assassination here on Monday morning. Col. Rexmel Reyes,…

2 Basilan mayors shot in Zamboanga City

Julie Alipala 12/06/2021

ZAMBOANGA CITY—Two mayors from Basilan province were shot at 8:31 a.m., Monday, Dec. 6, in Barangay Baliwasan in this city. Lt. Agnes Miro, Zamboanga City police spokesperson, said Mayors Alih Awal Sali of Akbar town and Darussalam…

Hero dog Kabang gets paw memorial, paw prints impression

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 05/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An aluminum statue of Kabang will soon be erected as a memorial of the hero dog of Zamboanga City. The statue is made by Mindanao artist Kublai Millan which will be erected to…

Zamboanga City cop sacked for ‘George Floyd’ tactic vs offender

Nestor Corrales 07/26/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A police official in Zamboanga City was relieved from his post and subjected to an investigation for brutality after he knelt on the neck of an alleged quarantine violator à la George Floyd, the…

Jolo cathedral reopens 6 months after bombing

07/19/2019

ZAMBOANGA CITY—“It’s as if there is an experience of Easter where the body of Jesus has gone back to life.” This was how Bishop Martin Jumoad of the Archdiocese of Ozamis described the reopening of the Jolo…

Cebu City Sharks fall short against Zamboanga City; playoff bid in peril

JONAS PANERIO 02/19/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – The Cebu City Sharks-Casino Ethyl Alcohol saw their playoff aspirations get imperilled after they got edged by the Zamboanga-Family’s Brand Sardines, 58-61, in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup on Monday,…

Zamboanga-based MEMPCO invests in the future with Oradian’s Cloud Technology

PR 05/29/2018

Another community organization in the Philippines will soon benefit from the technological services offered by Oradian, a global company that provides a cloud-based toolset for financial institutions that are looking at growing and reaching a wider customer…

Bantay Dagat apprehends 2000 kilos of blasted fish in Cebu City

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/11/2017

CEBU City Bantay Dagat Commission apprehended around 2,000 kilos of blasted fish delivered to Pasil Fish Port on Friday dawn. According to Michael Guerra, executive director of the Bantay Dagat Commission, the blasted fish is pegged to…

Be on guard

10/26/2016

The presence of Abu Sayyaf bandits in Cebu City and Dumaguete City, while alarming in itself, should not be cause for residents to be overly worked up or render them in a catatonic state of panic that…

Alert lifted but PNP says stay vigilant

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/25/2016

A day after issuing an alert, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) yesterday cleared the region of the presence of the terrorist group Abu Sayyaf. “Upon validation, we found out that they are not here.…

Headless remains found in Sulu; cops verifying identity

04/28/2016

Zamboanga City — Military authorities here yesterday said a headless cadaver had been recovered in Sulu. Maj. Felimon Tan Jr., spokesperson of the Western Mindanao Command, did not give specifics as to where and when the headless…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.