4.5-magnitude quake jolts Zamboanga

Jul. 16th, 2015 @ 09:09 PM

Inquirer
July 16,2015

This map from Phivolcs shows the earthquake’s origin.

This map from Phivolcs shows the earthquake’s origin.




ZAMBOANGA CITY – A magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck off Zamboanga del Sur around 9:44 a.m. Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported.
Phivolcs said the tectonic quake had a depth of Keep reading…

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Siege-affected families get housing units

Jul. 15th, 2015 @ 11:18 PM

Sun Star
July 15, 2015

ZAMBOANGA. The NHA is set to turn over Wednesday newly-built houses to siege-affected families built under the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction program. (Bong Garcia)

ZAMBOANGA. The NHA is set to turn over Wednesday newly-built houses to siege-affected families built under the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction program. (Bong Garcia)



ZAMBOANGA. The NHA is set to turn over Wednesday newly-built houses to siege-affected families built under the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction program. (Bong Garcia)

ABOUT 175 families displaced when Moro rebels infiltrated Zamboanga City in 2013 are set to return to their permanent homes on Wednesday, as the National Housing Authority (NHA) is turning over housing units built under the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction (Z3R) program. Keep reading…

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Zamboanga City inspects durian candy sales

Jul. 13th, 2015 @ 11:54 PM

PhilStar
July 13, 2015

Poisoned durian candies recently downed about 2,000 students in Surigao.

Poisoned durian candies recently downed about 2,000 students in Surigao.



ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The local health department of Zamboanga City started checking the sales of durian candies in the city following the food poisoning incident that downed about 2,000 individuals in Surigao areas.

City Health Officer Dr. Rodelyn Agbulos said he dispatched his sanitary inspectors to conduct inspection on all the Keep reading…

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Zamboanga City honors SEA Games medalists

Jul. 13th, 2015 @ 11:48 PM

Sun Star
July 13, 2015

THE City Government is set to afford heroes’ welcome to the two Zamboangueño weightlifters who reaped medals in the recently held Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.

The SEA Games weightlifting was held from June 26 to 28 in Ayutthaya, Thailand. Keep reading…

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Police thwart rice smuggling

Jul. 13th, 2015 @ 11:44 PM

Sun Star
July 13, 2015

POLICE have thwarted a smuggling attempt and confiscated more than P300,000 worth of smuggled rice in a west coast village in Zamboanga City.

Senior Inspector Raymond Sanson, Police Station 10 chief, said Monday that his personnel were conducting security patrol when they chanced upon a wooden-hulled vessel anchored and unloading sacks of rice at the shore of Patalon village. Keep reading…

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