President Aquino visits survivors of Zamboanga City blast

January 26, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino visits survivors of Zamboanga City blast 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 26 — President Benigno S. Aquino III visited the survivors of explosion that rocked the city and left two persons dead and 52 others injured on January 23.

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Bomb explosion injures 11 in Zamboanga City

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bomb explosion injures 11 in Zamboanga City 

By Teofilo P. Garcia, Jr.

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 23 (PNA) -– Eleven people were injured in a bomb explosion shortly after 3 p.m. Friday in front of a pub house near a bus terminal in Barangay Guiwan, this city.

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Zamboanga City has lesser dengue cases in 2014

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Zamboanga City has lesser dengue cases in 2014 

By R.G. Antonet A. Go

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 8 (PNA) -– The City Health Office has recorded lesser dengue cases in 2014 registering a decline of 1,044 cases and five deaths compared to that in the year 2013.

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Heart disease: Zamboanga City’s top killer disease in 2014

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Heart disease: Zamboanga City’s top killer disease in 2014 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 6 -– The City Health Office reported on Tuesday that heart disease was the number one killer disease in this city in 2014.

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BFP: Zamboanga City registers less fire incidents in 2014

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on BFP: Zamboanga City registers less fire incidents in 2014 

By R.G. Antonet A. Go

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 5 (PNA) -– The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) has registered a decline of P84 million worth of properties destroyed in fire incidents in 2014 compared to that in 2013, a BFP official announced Monday.

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PCG suspends boat trips in Zamboanga City as ‘Seniang’ enters Mindanao

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on PCG suspends boat trips in Zamboanga City as ‘Seniang’ enters Mindanao 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Dec. 29 –- The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has suspended the trips of commercial vessels from this city to the Visayas and other parts of the region as tropical storm “Seniang” entered Mindanao.

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Magnitude 6.1 quake jolts Zamboanga City

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on Magnitude 6.1 quake jolts Zamboanga City 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Dec. 29 (PNA) — A powerful earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.1 struck Zamboanga City on Monday afternoon, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

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Feature: Army helps secure transport of captured crocodile in Sulu to Zamboanga City

December 15, 2014 by · Comments Off on Feature: Army helps secure transport of captured crocodile in Sulu to Zamboanga City 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Dec. 14 (PNA) -– Although government forces have their hands full chasing remnants of the terrorists Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in the jungles of Sulu, soldiers are also engaged in civic action work, the latest of which was securing the safe transport of a captured seven-foot long salt crocodile to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) regional office in Zamboanga City.

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DOT launches 'Visit the Philippines Year 2015' in Zamboanga City

December 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on DOT launches 'Visit the Philippines Year 2015' in Zamboanga City 

By R.G. Antonet A. Go

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Dec. 11 (PNA) -– The Department of Tourism (DOT) has officially launched "Visit the Philippines Year 2015 (VPY 2015)" in this city.

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Zamboanga City disaster office on alert as typhoon Ruby enters PAR

December 4, 2014 by · Comments Off on Zamboanga City disaster office on alert as typhoon Ruby enters PAR 

By Teofilo P. Garcia, Jr.

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Dec. 4 (PNA) – The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) has placed its personnel on alert status to respond to possible heavy rains and flooding as typhoon “Ruby” entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

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