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AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE ZONING REGULATIONS OF THE CITY OF ZAMBOANGA AND PROVIDING FOR THE ADMINISTRATION, ENFORCEMENT, AND AMENDMENT THEREOF AND FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH

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Marine Corps recognizes Beng for support to security

The Philippine Marine Corps has recognized Mayor Beng Climaco for her commitment to support the security forces particularly to the Marine Battalion Landing Team 11 (MBLT11) that significantly contributed to the successful accomplishment of the corps’ mission. Climaco was presented with a plaque of recognition by AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Noel Clement and Philippine…
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Anti-mendicancy drive intensified, nets 18 kids

Personnel of Task Force Ordinance rounded up last week 18 mendicants as the city government of Zamboanga through the City Administrator’s Office is implementing Ordinance 351, establishing an integrated system to prevent mendicancy in the city. Assistant City Administrator Cesar Raz said the apprehended mendicants mostly minors were turned over to the City Social Welfare…
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Beng leads CCC’s 35th death rites

Mayor Beng Climaco yesterday led government officials, police, military and civic organizations in fitting rites commemorating the 35th death anniversary of Zamboanga City’s legendary mayor, Cesar Cortez Climaco, at his memorial tomb at Abong-Abong Freedom Park in Pasonanca. In her message, Climaco vividly remembered the memory and legacy of her late uncle Cesar, who risked…
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Flashflood, fire victims get cash aid from city

The City Government Thursday afternoon released almost P400, 000 as financial assistance to 100 families affected by different flashflood and fire incidents that hit their barangays the past 3 months. Mayor Beng Climaco led the distribution of the cash assistance in City Hall Thursday afternoon in line with the City Government’s assistance to families in…
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Beng orders prohibitions in cemeteries

Mayor Beng Climaco has issued an executive order promulgating rules and regulations for strict compliance in cemeteries in the city during the commemoration of Todos Los Santos y Difuntos on Nov. 1 and 2, respectively. The order takes effect Thursday, October 21 from 12noon to 5pm of Saturday, November 2. Executive Order 512-2019, issued on…
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Climaco cites RPOC9 feats under her term

Mayor Beng Climaco bannered the accomplishments of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) under her term since 2016 to the present during the joint meeting with the Regional Development Council (RDC) in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay last June. The highlights of the joint RDC9 and RPOC9 meeting in Ipil were presented during the 2nd Regional…
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Beng to parents: have kids vaccinated vs polio

Mayor Beng Climaco Wednesday urged parents to have their children vaccinated against polio emphasizing that vaccinations are safe and proven effective. This, as she led the simultaneous polio immunization campaign at the Doña Isabel C. Climaco health center in Sta. Maria together with City Health Officer Dr. Dulce Miravite and Department of Health officials Wednesday…
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Mayor orders crackdown on drag racing in Zambo

Mayor Beng Climaco has directed the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) headed by Col. Tomas Joseph Martir and the Joint Task Force Zamboanga (JTF) under Col. Antonio Divinagracia to launch a crackdown on illegal drag racing in Zamboanga City. Climaco issued the directive in the wake of a policeman’s killing while trying to run after…
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Hermosa Job Fair hires on the spot 273 workers

A total of 273 applicants were hired on the spot during the two-day job fair held as part of the Zamboanga Hermosa Festival October 17-18 at the KCC Mall de Zamboanga. Of the 273 hired on the spot, 236 are for local employment while 37 are for placement abroad. Organized by the Public Employment Service…
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Zambo gets Special Citation for Most Biz-Friendly LGU award

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) conferred the City Government of Zamboanga with a special citation for its efforts to streamline business processes resulting to a significant increase in new business enterprises. The citation was presented to the City Government during the 45th Philippine Business Conference and Expo held at the Manila Hotel…
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Simultaneous polio immunization set Wednesday

The City Health Office will carry out polio vaccinations in health centers in the city this Wednesday, October 23. “It will be simultaneously done in our health centers, but el diaton highlight will be in Sta. Maria, Tetuan, and Sta. Catalina,” said Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite during the city hall press conference on Monday. Dubbed…
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Beng to PNP: Pursue cop’s slay case

Mayor Beng Climaco has tasked police authorities to continuously pursue the case related to the slaying of a policeman Sunday dawn along Mayor Vitaliano Agan avenue. She said no stone should be left unturned in the investigation of the case to give justice to Pat. Pedro Umpad of the Patrol Section of Police Station 11….
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Public urged to practice fire protection measures

The Zamboanga City Fire District urges greater community participation in fire prevention measures even as it further intensifies advocacies to keep public safe at all times. Newly-installed City Fire District Marshal Supt. Marie Epiphany Ramirez said the Bureau of Fire Protection continuously strengthens its fire protection campaigns through different programs and activities but the active…
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City gov’t pays tribute to late Kit Barredo

The city government officials and employees yesterday morning took time to pay their last respects to the former city social welfare and development officer Francisco Barredo, who succumbed to cancer last week. He was 72. The flag was flown at half-staff while the necrological service was ongoing at City Hall where Barredo’s body was brought…
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Hermosa fest drives tourism, promotions for city

The city has reaped dividends in terms of tourism and promotions from its celebration of the Hermosa Festival, the local government said Monday, October 14. City Special Events head Christian Olasiman affirmed the positive impact of the Hermosa Festival, noting that the festival’s social-cultural events have brought in guests and tourists, encouraged news and promotions…
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12k vacancies up for grabs in Hermosa Job Fair

Some 12,000 vacancies will be made available during the two-day job fair organized by the City Government’s Public Employment Service Office (PESO) in collaboration with other agencies from Oct. 17-18 at the KCC Mall activity center in Gov. Camins. Dubbed Hermosa Job Fair, the 2-day event forms part of the post fiesta activities and is…
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ZAMCELCO vows action vs illegal connections

The Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative, Inc. (ZAMCELCO) has vowed to crack down on power pilferage, illegal connections, and theft of power transmission lines, materials, and supplies in the city. In the regular press briefing at City Hall Monday, October 14, Zamcelco spokesperson Ferdie Rodriguez reported that Zamcelco management has formed a revenue protection group for…
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PDEA9 pushes for holistic approach in war on drugs

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Office 9 is adopting the “Whole-of-Nation” approach in waging war on illegal drugs in Zamboanga City, according to Agent Jury G. Rocamora. Agent Rocamora told the press briefing yesterday that the holistic approach focuses on supply reduction, demand reduction and harm reduction. Under the supply reduction, he said…
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5 drug-cleared barangays get rewards

The City Government together with the Department of Interior and Local Government and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) last Friday recognized 5 barangays that have been cleared from illegal drugs. Barangays Lumayang, Lanzones, Capisan, Dulian in Upper Pasonanca and Tigbalabag were honored and presented with rewards for the hard work and efforts exerted by authorities…
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Festival main stage set today; GSIS chief keynotes program

The Zamboanga Hermosa Festival will conclude its series of socio-cultural activities with three culminating activities one day before the Feast of Our Lady of the Pillar. The Zamboanga Hermosa Streetdance Competition, Fiesta Main Program, and the Parade of Lights will all take center stage today, October 10, as the final salvo of the two-week celebration…
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Beng suspends work in City Hall, classes in all levels

Mayor Beng Climaco declared suspension of work in the City Government as well as classes in all levels in the city Friday, October 11 in support of the Zamboanga Hermosa Festival activities. The declaration is contained in Executive Order 510 issued Thursday and based on consultations with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG),…
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ZCPO reports 5.46% drop in crime volume

The Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) headed by Col. Thomas Joseph Martir has reported a 5.46% decrease in the total crime volume covering the period from January to September this year compared to the same period in 2018. The police reported during the City Peace and Order Council (CPOC) meeting Tuesday afternoon that there were…
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Mayor gives cash aid to Sto. Niño fire victims

Some 49 families displaced by fire in barangay Sto. Niño last August 10 received financial assistance from the City Government through Mayor Beng Climaco, Wednesday, October 9. Mayor Climaco, who led the distribution in City Hall together with personnel from the City Social Welfare and Development Office and City Treasurer’s Office, said the cash aid…
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DILG: LGU may promulgate ‘parking, no parking’ edicts

 As an offshoot of the road clearing operations that eventually scrapped the old parking zones in the city, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has issued another memorandum circular directing the local government units to promulgate all the necessary policy issuances or appropriate ordinances to address all traffic and sidewalk concerns such as…
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Mariki boatmen bag Regatta top prize

Two fishermen from barangay Mariki paddled their way to the grand prize in this year’s Regatta, a vinta sail race highlighting day 5 of the Zamboanga Hermosa Festival 2019, Sunday, October 5. Frankie Apalad and Abibasar Asmad bested over 200 other vinta operators and went home with P30,000 cash prize, P10,000 worth of gift certificates,…
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‘Wow Sardinas’ highlights Zambo as sardines capital

Hordes of people coming from all walks of life participated in the Wow Sardinas! Grand Boodle Fight, a sardine-eating spectacle that affirms Zamboanga City’s title as sardines capital of the Philippines. Thousands of cans of sardines cooked in multiple ways – dynamite, spaghetti, carbonara, lumpia, siomai and many more to include biscuits and rice were…
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New traffic rerouting scheme set for festival

On orders of Mayor Beng Climaco, the City Administrator’s Office together with the Zamboanga City Traffic Operations Management (ZCTOM) Committee and the police has prescribed anew traffic rerouting scheme and naming of one-way street, two-way street, no entry, walk-in and no exit points for the duration of the Zamboanga Hermosa Festival in October 2019. Under…
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Smoke Out, Midnight Sale kicks off today

Two Hermosa Festival, the Smoke Out Zamboanga – Grilled Food Fiesta and the Zamboanga Grand Midnight Sale, will officially begin Saturday night at the Pasonanca Park. The formal opening ceremonies will be held at 6 PM, to be led by local government leaders and officials. Marking the start of the countdown to the Fiesta Pilar…
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Zambo Art Exhibit kicks off Sept. 28

The Asia’s Latin City is known for being one of the many historical cities in the Philippines. It is a home which showcases a variety of talents including arts. Arts is the expression of human creative skill and imagination and usually revolves around visual forms such as painting or sculpture, music, literature and dance. As…
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Sta. Cruz Isle benchmarks good practices for eco-tourism

The Department of Tourism-9 has chosen the famed Sta. Cruz Island as the benchmark for good practices on eco-tourism management for Zamboanga Peninsula (Zampen) tourism officers and local government officials. The DOT-9 commissioned a Sta. Cruz Island tour for the 50 Zampen officials who were participants to its Tourism Awareness Training held in Zamboanga City…
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Zambo bags “Green Thumb Award”

Zamboanga City was recognized as one of the country’s top model cities “to have a leadership that prioritizes the well-being of the environment” and was conferred the “Green Thumb Award” during ceremonies held Wednesday, September 25 at the New World Manila Bay Hotel. Initiated by the oldest existing English newspaper Manila Times, the Top Model…
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City sponsors 28th MINBIZCON

Zamboanga City through various entrepreneurs participated in the 28th Mindanao Business Conference held at the Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) in Iligan City from September 12- 14. Themed “Mindanao: the Emerging Investment Destination”, the Minbizcon is an annual event hosted by one of the business chambets in Mindanao. This year, the…
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Beng orders prohibitions for Hermosa fest security

To ensure the safety and security of people during the upcoming Zamboanga Hermosa Festival, Mayor Beng Climaco has issued an executive order prohibiting parking of motorcycles, 4-wheel vehicles, unauthorized flying of drones (except by the PNP and military), bringing of backpacks, wearing of bull caps, waistcoats/chalecos and jackets in certain areas in the city of…
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Dengue cases trend downward – CHO

The City Health Office hopes to see a decrease in dengue cases in the city as records show a slow decline in reported dengue cases. City Health Officer Dr. Dulce Miravite said the CHO noted a downward trend in the reported number of dengue cases for the months of August and September at 1,242 cases…
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CEO reports P48M infra damage due to flooding

The flooding spawned by heavy rains last September 13 destroyed slope protection projects in 12 barangays costing a total of P48M. This is in addition to the damages inflicted on agricultural crops, fishponds and seaweed farms including private houses and properties in various barangays. Engr. Joy Lee of the City Engineer’s Office (CEO) said the…
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Climaco vows 100% compliance on clearing ops

Mayor Beng Climaco on Monday vowed to continue clearing operations in public roads used for private purposes in compliance with the directive of President Duterte. The mayor likewise reiterated her call for a 100 percent compliance of the directive by all the 98 barangays in the city. She said the DILG Evaluation team from Manila…
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BPOS one stop shop at Centro Latino

The process of securing building and occupancy permits is expected to be shorter and more convenient with the establishment of a one stop shop at the Centro Latino in Paseo del Mar. With the streamlined process, the building permit division under the Office of the City Engineer and all offices and line agencies involved in…
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Climaco convenes maiden meeting of ‘Once Islas’ Board

Mayor Beng Climaco Thursday convened the maiden meeting of the “Once Islas Development Board,” signaling the start of promotion, preservation and development of the city’s Eleven Islands as an eco-cultural tourism destination. Climaco, who chairs the Board, lauded the efforts of the Board members and the Secretariat under the auspices of the City Tourism Office…
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Beng leads tribute to Mayor Vinnie

Mayor Beng Climaco on Thursday led City Government officials and employees in paying last respects to the late Jose Vicente “Vinnie” Atilano II, who served Zamboanga City in various capacities from city council to vice mayor and ultimately as mayor from 1964 to 1980. In her message during the City Government-sponsored necrological service in City…
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Mayor mulls night market ordinance

As the city government continues to implement clearing operations against road obstructions and street peddling, Mayor Beng Climaco revealed that an ordinance is now being proposed in the City Council that seeks to establish a night market at the old public market downtown. “It is really my desire to have a night market for those…
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Anti-ASF operation reaches Curuan, Sangali

The city’s Task Force (TF) Karne yesterday brought its monitoring and surveillance operations to the east coast, particularly in barangays Curuan and Sangali. The activity is part of the enforcement of the temporary national ban on the importation, distribution and sale of processed pork products from countries suspected to be infected with the African swine…
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Beng shares Zambo’s investments in resilience

Mayor Beng Climaco Tuesday shared the stage with Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) stakeholders as she spoke about Zamboanga’s investments in resilience during the National Resilience Summit at Novotel Manila in Quezon City. The 2-day event, themed “A Whole-of-Society Approach: On the Road to Resilience,” emphasized the importance of coherence and the role of…
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18 families get fire assistance

Eighteen (18) families displaced by the conflagration in barangay Guiwan last May 27 were given financial assistance as part of the City Government’s social welfare program and assistance in crisis situation. Mayor Beng Climaco together with personnel from the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) and City Treasurer’s Office distributed the cash assistance to…
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CDRRMO gets Reg’l Gawad Kalasag award

Zamboanga City through the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) was conferred the best highly urbanized city (HUC) in DRRM category during the 21st Gawad Kalasag Search for the regional level. The CDRRMO accumulated an average score of 94.85%. With this, the CDRRMO is qualified to compete in the national level competing with…
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Zambo’s grandest Hermosa Fest invades Manila

Zamboanga City’s most celebrated festival – the Zamboanga Hermosa Festival 2019 will capture the Manila audience as it takes center stage for its launching Thursday, August 1 at 3pm at the Megatrade Hall of the SM Mega Mall in Ortigas. Both solemn and festive- the Hermosa Festival is a month-long event held in Zamboanga City…
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MSMEs participate in ‘Rainmaker’ workshop

Some 60 micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the city participated in a day-long activity dubbed “Habits of a Highly Effective Rainmaker”, a workshop cum Business-one-Stop-Shop (BOSS). Organized by the City Government through the Investment Promotion and Services Division and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the event held July 26, brought together…
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DILG urges brgy officials to exercise police power

Police power is one of the inherent powers of the state that has been delegated to the local government unit including the barangay—the power to enact measures whether ordinance or resolutions that will promote the general welfare of the barangay constituents, more specifically to improve the quality of life. Department of Interior and Local Government…
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City steps up drive vs road obstructions

The City Government in collaboration with the police and the barangays will take the upper hand in the campaign to clear local roads of all obstructions in line with President Duterte’s pronouncement during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) last July 22. Upon instruction of Mayor Beng Climaco, City Administrator Apple Go Tuesday met…
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Beng turns over 12 fire trucks to BFP

Unrelenting in her commitment to security, Mayor Beng Climaco Monday morning turned over 12 brand new fire trucks to the Zamboanga City Fire District even as she vowed to continue supporting the agency to ensure efficient and effective fire response. The turnover of the Isuzu brand fire trucks was also in response to President Duterte’s…
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Beng leads 2020-2022 ELA preparation

Mayor Beng Climaco spearheads the preparation of the 2020-2022 Executive Legislative Agenda (ELA), a tool to implement the priority agenda of both branches of government based on the comprehensive land use plan Comprehensive Land and Urban Plan process as well as national policies.   The ELA preparation is facilitated by Dr. Abelle Cajita, a consultant…
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City, DPWH seek harmonized implementation of projects

Key city officials Friday met with Public Works Undersecretary Dimas Soguilon and other representatives from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) as well as private contractors to harmonize several national and local government funded civil works projects to be implemented in the city. The city government was represented by City Admininistrator Apple Go,…
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DPWH evac center in Cabatangan ongoing

The evacuation center constructed by the national government through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in barangay Cabatangan is ongoing with over 10% accomplishment rate. City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Dr. Elmeir Apolinario said the project is implemented by a private contractor under the supervision of the DPWH. He said the…
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Strike operation vs ASF virus continues

The city’s Task Force (TF) Karne in collaboration with the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) yesterday continued its strike operations, a move to enforce the national temporary ban on the importation, distribution and sale of all processed pork products from countries affected by the African swine fever (ASF) virus. The task force – composed of…
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New CDRRM building to rise in Cabatangan

Barangay Cabatangan will be the site of the new City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management building, touted as a model of resiliency. This, as Mayor Beng Climaco Thursday morning led the groundbreaking ceremony and time capsule laying for the CDRRM building in the hills of Lot 60, duly registered in the name of the City Government,…
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Mayor lauds Crown, WMPC agreement

Mayor Beng Climaco lauded Thursday the Crown-Desco, the investor-manager of the Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (Zamcelco), and the Western Mindanao Power Corporation (WMPC) for coming to terms on a new compromise agreement that will ensure stable electricity in the city. “The compromise agreement spells out the terms and conditions that both parties have to perform…
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CCTV command center reports new accomplishments

The City’s Security and Surveillance Coordinating Office (SSCO) Command Center continues to make strides in its operation with only a little over 2 months since its soft launching last May 7. For the month of June this year, closed circuit television camera (CCTV) footages helped pave the way for the arrest of a drug pusher…
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Mayor demands anew: affordable power supply 24/7

Mayor Beng Climaco has declined to judge the performance of Crown Investment Holdings, Inc. and Desco Inc. as investor-manager of the Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (Zamcelco), stressing that what is important they must provide the city with uninterrupted electricity on a 24/7 basis. “It is very premature to describe them. Definitely, what we all aspire…
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Zambo joins 41st NDPR celebration

A huge crowd of persons with disabilities and other stakeholders participated in the opening program of the 41st National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week at the Mayor Vitaliano Agan coliseum in Tetuan Wednesday morning.  The activity kicked off with a motorcade from Pettit Barracks passing through the city’s main thoroughfares to the Agan Coliseum in…
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Climaco urges public to cooperate with gov’t

Mayor Beng Climaco stressed on Monday the local government can only do so much in as far as keeping Zamboanga City clean with the cooperation of the people without complaining and comparison with other cities. “We love to complain. We love to compare, but do we contribute? That is my challenge to the people. Contribute…
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CPR activity set today

In line with the national observance of Disaster Resilience Month, the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) will hold a cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training for various sectors today, July 17, at the Centro Latino. Designated as National CPR Day, the activity will highlight the importance of CPR as a life-saving emergency procedure. Participants will…
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PRRD committed to help solve Zambo power crisis- Beng

In a bold move to help solve the persisting power problem in Zamboanga, Mayor Beng Climaco together with City Administrator Apple Go met with Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi last Friday as she reiterated her demand for the electric cooperative to provide the city with uninterrupted power supply 24/7. The meeting in Manila was held at…
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Beng welcomes diverse voices in City Council

Mayor Beng Climaco was happy to note that majority of the present members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod are supportive of the programs of the city government under her administration even as she welcomed what she termed as “diverse voices” in the local legislature. Climaco said for the first session of the City Council last week…
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CHO steps up anti-dengue advocacy

With the increased number of dengue cases reported in the city, the City Health Office (CHO) urged residents anew to practice dengue prevention measures. Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite on Monday, July 25, stressed the importance of the 4S practice for dengue prevention, in particular the search and destroy strategy which involves clearing areas inside and…
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Beng renews call for public vigilance

Mayor Beng Climaco appealed to the public anew to remain vigilant and alert amidst continuing threats from lawless elements. While the security forces remain steadfast in their tasks to safeguard the city, the public has to do their share by immediately reporting the presence of suspicious looking persons in their vicinity including suspicious baggage and…
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City’s PDAU spearheads NDPR Week celebration

The City Government through the Persons with Disabilities Affairs Unit PDAU) under the City Social Welfare and Development (CSWSO) will spearhead activities celebrating the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week from July 17-23. Themed “Lokal na Pamahalaan: Kabalikat sa Pagtupad ng Mga Taong May Kapansanan”, the NDPR week celebration will kick off with a…
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BADACs undergo capability training

In a bid to further strengthen the city’s fight against illegal drugs, members of the Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Councils underwent a skills training dubbed Seminar Workshop on the Capability Enhancement on Barangay Drug Clearing Program. Held under the auspices of the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council chaired by Mayor Beng Climaco, the training was held in…
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City-sponsored mass wedding eyed this year

The Office of the City Civil Registrar headed by Atty. Eric Elias will submit a proposal for the city government-sponsored mass wedding within the first 100 days of Mayor Beng Climaco’s third term or at least with this year. “This is to encourage stability in the family and legitimize the status of children as part…
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CHO reiterates 4S advocacy amidst dengue scare

City Health Officer Dr. Dulce Miravite emphasized anew the need for people to adopt the 4S strategy against the mosquito-borne disease. Miravite said this amidst mounting cases of dengue fever reported in the city and the mosquito swarm in two schools this week. The 4S Contra Dengue is said to be an effective strategy to…
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Mayor vows Zambo’s water, power security

With the help of the Sangguniang Panlungsod, Mayor Beng Climaco hopes to ensure water and power security in Zamboanga City during her last three-year term. “El ambos supply de coriente y agua necesita para sustene el progreso del diatun ciudad (Both power and water supplies are needed for our city to progress), Climaco declared in…
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Sama Badjaos undergo orientation on civil registration

As part of its commitment to facilitate registration of indigenous people, the Civil Registrar’s Office conducted a series of orientation on the significance of civil registration with Sama Badjaos as participants. City Civil Registrar Atty. Eric Elias said the orientation, held in collaboration with the Community Family Services International (CFSI), City Social Welfare and Development…
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CHO, DepEd launch school-based immunization

The City Health office and the Department of Education Monday launched the School-Based Immunization as part of the Ok DepEd Oplan Kalusugan Kickoff 2019. City Health Officer Dr. Dulce Miravite said the CHO will start the school-based immunization for children specifically from Kinder to Grade 7 in all public schools in the city. The students…
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City bares arrival of 2 tow trucks

The City Administrator’s Office announced yesterday the arrival of two tow trucks that will pave the way for the implementation of towing services for illegally parked vehicles as provided for under Ordinance 248, otherwise known as the Revised Traffic Code of Zamboanga City. City Administrator Angelique C. Go said under Sec. 7, Article 12 of…
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City Admin outlines plans to solve traffic congestion

The City Government pushes moves to amend several provisions of the traffic code as well as introduce new measures to address traffic violations and impose road discipline in city streets. City Administrator Apple Go said the Local Traffic Ordinance is undergoing a careful study, backed up by sufficient data that went through scientific processes in…
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Mayor to security forces: Deny terrorists the chance to attack

Mayor Beng Climaco reiterated yesterday her directive to the police and military authorities in Zamboanga City: “Do not give terrorists the opportunity to conduct terroristic activities” in this part of the region. “The opportunity for them (terrorists) to attack is always there. So, what we should do is deny them that (opportunity), especially now that…
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TF Karne strike operations continue

The city’s Task Force (TF) Karne and the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) yesterday continued its weekly strike operations around the city relative to the national temporary ban on the importation, distribution and sale of all processed pork products from countries suspected to be affected by the African swine fever (ASF) virus. Yesterday’s operations, the…
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City expresses support for LGBT sector

The city government joined a one-day confab celebrating equality, pride, and diversity with the LGBTQI community of Zamboanga City Wednesday, July 3. OIC Mayor Rommel Agan, representing Mayor Beng Climaco, reiterated the city government’s support and stand for equality and protection for the members of the LGBTQI, and acknowledged the sector’s significant contributions in their…
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City Vet initiates LEGS orientation

The Office of the City Veterinarian organized a 2-day seminar on Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) with poultry, layer and livestock farmers and veterinarians and other agencies concerned as participants. City Veterinarian Dr. Mario Ariola said LEGS is a set of international guidelines and standards for designing, implementing, and evaluating livestock interventions to help…
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City gov’t is preparing 5-yr local shelter plan

The city government of Zamboanga under the fresh three-year leadership of Mayor Beng Climaco is bent on addressing the housing backlog through the local shelter plan for the next five years. Acting City Housing and Land Use Division Chief Rodrigo Pagotaisidro told the press briefing last Monday that Mayor Climaco already had initial talks with…
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IBT undergoes improvement, reports increased revenues

The City’s Integrated Bus Terminal (IBT) in barangay Divisoria is being spruced up in both the infrastructure aspect and streamlining of processes and procedures to boost its revenues and subsequently to better serve the public. Rafael Derick Evangelista III, IBT Supervising Transportation Regulation Officer said ongoing physical improvements include the construction of the covered court…
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Full alert status raised in Zambo

Police and military forces in Zamboanga have intensified security measures to thwart any and all threats following the twin bomb attacks on a military camp in Indanan, Sulu Friday, June 28. Zamboanga City Police Office Spokesperson PCapt. Shellamie Chang said Police Regional Director PBGen. Froilan Quidilla has raised the alert level in Zamboanga Peninsula including…
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CEO undertakes marathon inspection on school bldgs

Per instruction of Mayor Beng Climaco, the City Engineer’s Office is currently undertaking a marathon inspection on all school buildings and other infrastructure projects of the city government after a covered court collapsed last week at Sinubong Elementary school, injuring eight students. City Engineer Christopher Navarro said even before the covered court collapsed the mayor…
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Brgy cleanliness ‘tilt set

The Office of the City Environment and Natural Resources (OCENR) has finalized the barangay cleanliness competition set to take off sometime this month. Dubbed the Cleanest and Greenest Barangay competition, the competition is expected to be launched following the turnover of garbage truck to barangays in line with the city government’s efforts on cleanliness and…
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OCENR readies barangays for garbage collection duties

The Office of the City Environment and Natural Resources (OCENR) is preparing barangays for the eventual hand off of garbage collection duties in line with the implementation of the city’s solid waste management ordinance. Rodrigo Pagotaisidro, OCENR Public Service Officer IV, said with garbage collection duties will slowly be given to the barangays upon the…
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WMPC-Crown compromise deal ends today

The 60-day compromise agreement between the Western Mindanao Power Corp. and the Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (Zamcelco) through its investment management Crown/Desco would end today, July 2, and no extension was in sight yet as of yesterday. Vice Mayor Rommel Agan told the press briefing yesterday that Crown/Desco had manifested its willingness to extend its…
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Cawit PWDs undergo TESDA trainings

As part of the government’s effort to recognize the persons with disabilities (PWD) sector, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-9  in collaboration with the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO)- Persons with Disabilities Affairs Unit (PDAU) conducted a 13-day livelihood training for members of the PWD organization of barangay Cawit. The training…
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City officials sworn in June 29

Newly-elected city officials led by Mayor Beng Climaco were formally sworn into office Saturday, June 29 at the Multi-purpose Covered Court of the Ateneo de Zamboanga University- La Purisima Campus, as they assumed their posts Sunday noon, June 30 until 2022. Amidst the inclement weather, the formal rites took place before some 1,000 people that…
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Beng: 2019 election, a tough battle

Mayor Beng Climaco Sunday started a fresh mandate for her third term Sunday noon, June 30, with a commitment to do her best to help alleviate the plight of Zamboangueños amidst the rising challenges besetting the city. However, Climaco in her valedictory speech after she was sworn to office Saturday night, admitted that the 2019…
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Climaco thanks de la Vega, welcomes Sobejana

Mayor Beng Climaco Friday expressed gratitude to the outgoing Western Mindanao Command Chief LtGen. Arnel de la Vega for his commitment to service that ensured safety and security in Zamboanga City and the neighboring areas. Climaco Friday morning together with District II Representative Mannix Dalipe and District I Representative-elect Jawo Jimenez graced the change of…
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Crown eyes Zamcelco to be world class utility

The vision to make the Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (Zamcelco) a world class power utility is a work in progress, according to its investment management Crown/Desco. Atty. Lorenzo Reyes, legal counsel for Crown/Desco, told the press briefing last Monday that the utility’s engineer is in India right now inspecting the deal for transformers that will…
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Beng hails child dev’t workers

Mayor Beng Climaco Thursday highly praised and thanked day care workers in the city for their commitment in providing early education and ensuring a better future for children, the VIPs of Zamboanga. Climaco graced the Child Development Workers Week celebration Thursday afternoon at the Pasonanca Park organized by the Day Care Workers Federation-Zamboanga City Chapter…
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City mulls conversion of Lumbangan to eco-park

The City Government is paving the way for the conversion of the 4.6 hectare former Lumbangan dumpsite into an eco-park that will cater waste recycling facilities with the goal of reducing plastic waste and prolonging the life span of the sanitary land fill (SLF). Gerry Pollisco of the Office of City Environment and Natural Resources…
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Contractor faces sanctions as covered court collapses

The city government of Zamboanga is determined to take legal action against the Lamitan VJ Construction and Supplies after the covered court it had constructed at Sinubong National High School collapsed yesterday morning, causing minor injuries on at least eight students. Mayor Beng Climaco has immediately instructed the City Engineer’s Office, the City Disaster Risk…
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Newly-elected city officials take oath June 29

Mayor Beng Climaco along with other city officials elected into office during the May 13 polls will take their oath at 5pm on Saturday, June 29 at the City Hall grounds. With the historic 112-year old City Hall as backdrop, Mayor Climaco and the other city officials will individually take their oath before an administering…
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Mayor facilitates WMPC-Crown meeting on compromise impasse

In her consistent efforts to ensure stable and continuous power supply in Zamboanga City, Mayor Beng Climaco together with Vice Mayor-elect Rommel Agan facilitated a meeting between officials of the Western Mindanao Power Corp. (WMPC) and Crown/Desco in Manila last week. She said the meeting was to address WMPC’s concerns on the Letter of Credit…
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Climaco urges ZC participation in environmental protection

Mayor Beng Climaco urged residents anew to take an active role in protecting the environment and preserving the city’s natural resources. Mayor Climaco joined the 1,300 participants of the Arbor Day na Zamboanga activity Tuesday morning, June 25, which saw the collective effort of Zamboangueños to plant trees in the identified 2-hectare area in the…
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Beng renews call for chavacano preservation

Mayor Beng Climaco Sunday urged Zamboanguenos to continue efforts on the promotion, preservation and propagation of the chavacano language, the third most widely spoken creole language in the world. Spearheading the celebration of the 8th Dia de Fundacion Chavacano Sunday, Mayor Climaco said it is very important for the young generation to speak and understand…
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Fertilizers now ready for drought-stricken farmers

The city government of Zamboanga is expected to distribute within this week some 7,200 bags of inorganic fertilizers to all farmers affected by the drought as a result of the weather phenomenon called El Niño that hit this city from March to May, this year. City Agriculturist Carmencita Sanchez said with the fertilizers the farmers…
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City’s CCTV command center cites breakthroughs

Barely a month since its soft launching, the city’s Public Security and Surveillance Coordinating Office Command Center reported breakthroughs in the operation of closed circuit cameras installed in strategic locations in the city proper. Command Center Operations Head Cris Mandi said the state of the art security surveillance facility has been able to solve a…
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Zambo marks Rizal’s 158th birthday

The City Government in collaboration with the Order of the Knights of Rizal-Zamboanga City chapter will spearhead activities commemorating the 159th birth anniversary of national hero Dr. Jose Rizal today, June 19 at the Rizal Monument fronting City Hall. City caretaker and OIC Mayor Atty. Alexander Eric Elias will lead officials of national government agencies,…
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BFP warns establishments sans fire inspection cert

Zamboanga City District Fire Marshall FSupt. Jhufel Brañanola Monday warned business establishments operating with expired fire safety inspection certificates (FSIC) in the city. This, as Brañanola reported a very low turnout of applicants for fie inspection for the year 2019 with only 3,046 certificates issued out of the over 11,000 target certificates as of mid-June….
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Climaco reiterates Zambo’s intent to buy Cabatangan lot

Consistent with her request to the national government since 2016, Mayor Beng Climaco has reiterated the intention of the city government of Zamboanga to purchase the 71.96-hectare property of the now defunct Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) situated in Barangay Cabatangan, this city. Climaco made the reiteration during the joint meeting of the Regional…
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TF Karne checks meat products vs ASF

The city’s Task Force (TF) Karne, together with personnel from the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Friday conducted strike operations in two public markets to ensure that the national ban on the importation, distribution and sale of all processed pork products from countries affected by the African swine fever (ASF) virus is implemented in Zamboanga….
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OCVET temporarily defers alis-rabies drive

The Office of the City Veterinarian (OCVET) has temporarily deferred its scheduled rabies vaccination drives in the barangays as it replenishes its supply of rabies vaccines. City Veterinarian Dr. Mario Arriola said the OCVET’s supply of rabies shots was fully consumed within the first quarter of the year. “Unfortunately, for the first quarter lang kame…
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Meat inspection continues amid African swine fever scare

The Office of the City Veterinarian is intensifying its campaign for quality meat in the local market as it embarks on monitoring and inspection of meats amid the African swine fever (ASF). City Veterinarian Dr. Mario Arriola told the press briefing last Monday that a team will visit all meat stores and supermarkets, especially those…
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City celebrates 121st Independence Day

Zamboanga City joins the nation in commemorating the 121st Philippine Independence Day at the City Hall grounds today, June 12. Mayor Beng Climaco will lead government officials and delegates from different sectors in the Independence Day rites, set under the theme of “Tapang ng Bayan, Malasakit sa Mamamayan”, which will kick off at 8 AM…
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City holds executive budget forum

Mayor Beng Climaco and the Finance Committee Tuesday spearheaded the Executive Budget Forum, as city department heads, division chiefs and administrative officers prepare their individual budget proposals for 2020. The forum, which was also attended by representatives from the civil society, is among the initial process in budget preparation leading to the conduct of budget…
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DOTr pilots Zambo port in anti-scalping campaign

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has chosen the Port of Zamboanga as one of the country’s pilot areas in the campaign to eliminate scalping activities. Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) Zamboanga Head of Operations Jezrel Gesulgon told the press briefing at City Hall last Monday that DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade had issued a marching order to…
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Climaco foresees solutions to power fluctuations soon

Mayor Beng Climaco was confident the Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (Zamcelco) under Crown/Desco management could very soon find solutions to the power outages and fluctuations that the city of Zamboanga has been experiencing since the daily rotational blackout was lifted shortly before the May 13 midterm elections. “Let us pray for a very doable solution…
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City on watch vs swine fever threat

The local government, in coordination with national government agencies and offices, is keeping close watch against the threat of African swine fever (ASF).  City Veterinarian Dr. Mario Arriola said the Philippines has banned pork and pork products imported from 17 affected countries, and in Zamboanga City, local government is in close coordination with other agencies…
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Police eye 3 more brgys to be declared drug-free

The Zamboanga City Police Office is currently working on a proposal that seeks to declare three more drug-cleared barangays in the city. These are barangays Tictapul, Sibulao and Pangapuyan. In his report during the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) meeting last May 28, Police Lt.Col. Roberto Marcos of the ZCPO said the three barangays had…
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Climaco orders measures for schools in danger zones

Mayor Beng Climaco has instructed the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) headed by Dr. Elmeir Apolinario to immediately undertake remedial measures for public schools situated in danger zones. Climaco said there are schools in far flung barangays that are situated in areas highly vulnerable to different kinds of risk like landslide, flood, etc….
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City on crop watch – City Agri

The Office of the City Agriculturist is keeping a close watch on crops for possible infestation and damage from pests and diseases due to the weak El Niño, In their report to the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) meeting last May, the Office of the City Agriculturist said that a dry spell followed…
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Safety measures in Zambo canning factories sought

A technical working group (TWG) has been created to investigate all canning factories in Zamboanga City for them to come up with standard safety measures in work places. Dr. Elmeir Apolinario, head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO), said the TWG will be composed of representatives from his office, the City Engineer’s…
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CHO monitors sanitation in schools

In line with the opening of classes this month, the City Health Office will be carrying out health and sanitary inspections in schools.  City Health Officer Dr. Dulce Miravite said sanitary inspectors will be making rounds in schools to check in on sanitary conditions of schools, particularly canteens and ambulant vendors who will be serving…
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Zambo PWDs shine in 7th Nat’l Para Games

The Zamboanga delegation to the 7th National PARA Games held in Malolos, Bulacan from May 23-30 harvested 14 medals in various sports competitions proving that disability is not an obstacle to success. The medalists formed part of the Philippine Sports Association for Differently-abled (PHILSPADA)-ZC Chapter, whose participation in the national sports competition was made possible…
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CDRRMO leads site inspection for proposed water impounding dams

The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) spearheaded the site inspection and survey of the Pasonanca watershed area where the 3 proposed small water impounding dams are set to be constructed. Along with representatives from the Zamboanga City Water District (ZCWD), Office of the City Environment and Natural Resources (OCENR), City Engineer’s Office,…
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I Love Zambo vlog competition launched

The city government has launched a vlogging competition for vlogging professionals and enthusiasts to showcase the best of Zamboanga City. The #ILoveZamboangaCity Vlog Competition, launched as part of the upcoming Summer na Zamboanga 2019, will have the theme “Ten Things I Love about Zamboanga” to convey messages of positivity and showcase the city’s tourism, food,…
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BFP reports alarming increase in grass fires

The Zamboanga City Fire District Office reported an alarming increase in grass fire incidents in different parts of the city from January to March this year. Of the total 216 fire incidents reported during the period, 32 were structural fire while 184 were non-structural fire. Grass fires, which fall under non-structural fire, accounted 153 or…
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Beng launches free movies for Zambo’s senior citizens

Mayor Beng Climaco launched yesterday the free movies program for the city’s senior citizens, pursuant to an ordinance approved by the Sangguniang Panlungsod. Under the ordinance initiated by Councilor Cesar Jimenez Jr., the senior citizens, who are bona fide members of the Federation of Senior Citizens of Zamboanga City, are entitled to watch free movies…
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CHO: 33K kids vaccinated vs measles

The local government’s measles vaccination campaign has resulted in 33,833 vaccinations, the City Health Office reported Monday. City Health Officer Dr. Dulce Miravite during the press briefing in City Hall Monday said the 33,833 vaccinations were part of the Knockout Tigdas activity and included measles vaccination for children aged 0-59 months, school-based immunizations, and vaccinations…
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MinDA pushes for renewable energy

The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) is pushing for more renewable energy facilities in this southernmost part of the country to keep with surging electricity demand driven by rapid growth of industries, real estate, services sector and agribusiness. MinDA Assistant Secretary and Deputy Executive Director Romeo Montenegro told stakeholders at the Water, Energy and Power Summit…
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Climaco calls on brgy execs to stay united vs illegal drugs

Mayor Beng Climaco has challenged anew all officials of the city’s 98 barangays to stay united and supportive of the government’s relentless campaign against illegal drugs. Climaco made the call during the assembly of all Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Councils (BADACs) yesterday, honoring the five drug-cleared barangays of Dulian-Pasonanca, Capisan, Lumayang, Tigbalabag and Lanzones. The mayor…
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LGU intensifies info drive on plastic holiday

The local government is intensifying the dissemination of information of its plastic holiday initiative which seeks to curb the use of plastics during weekends in the city. Thru the Office of the City Environment and Natural Resources, the local government is currently facilitating information dissemination, caravans, and face-to-face meetings with various stakeholders, including the barangays,…
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Z3R water, sanitation project breaks ground

Finally, the water and sanitation project component of the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction (Z3R) that will benefit over 6,000 families displaced by the 2013 siege, will be implemented. This, as Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) chief Jeci Lapus together with Mayor Beng Climaco, Atty. Manuelito Luna of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission, Congresspersons…
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LGU provides continued assistance to Jolo blast victims

The local government continues to extend its assistance to Jolo blast victims as well as victims of the Talon-talon mosque grenade attack, the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) reported Monday, February 4. According to Dr. Elmeir Apolinario, the CDRRMO has been directed by Mayor Beng Climaco to provide continued assistance where necessary and…
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City sets 104th ‘Dia de Roseller T. Lim’

The City Government has lined up activities for the Dia de Roseller T. Lim, marking the late senator’s 104th birth anniversary on Saturday, February 9. The activities will kick off with a mass at 4pm at the Carmelite Monastery in R.T. Lim Boulevard to be followed by the wreath laying and commemorative program at the…
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Zamcelco uses generators as WMPC cuts power supply

The Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (Zamcelco) has mobilized its generator sets as the Western Mindanao Power Corporation (WMPC) started to curtail its power supply to Zamcelco yesterday afternoon. Early on, Zamcelco Spokesman Ferdie Rodriguez told the press briefing that Zamcelco was ready to address the power shortage as a result of the curtailment by WMPC….
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BOSS wraps up, nets P220 M

The Business One Stop Shop (BOSS) has officially closed after a month of business registration and renewal operations at the Centro Latino. The BOSS received 11,203 applications and issued 9,767 business permits during its operating period from January 2 to January 31 at the Centro Latino, which generated P 220 M in business taxes. Aimed…
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Statement of Mayor Beng Climaco on Talon-talon grenade blast incident

Mayor Beng Climaco renews her call for sobriety and vigilance following the grenade explosion at the Kamalhaldikan Mosque at sitio Logoy Diutay in Talon-talon midnight Tuesday that killed two people and wounded 3 others. The mayor ordered thorough investigation on the incident immediately after Coun. Teodyver Arquiza, chair of the Council committee on disaster prevention…
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In light of Jolo bombing: PNP, JTF heighten alert in Zambo; people urged to remain vigilant

The Zamboanga City Police Office and Joint Task Force Zamboanga together with the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office remain on heightened alert with strengthened visibility in strategic locations to forestall lawless activities in light of the Jolo bombing incident early Sunday, January 27.  This, as Mayor Beng Climaco is closely coordinating with the…
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Beng distributes ECCD books

Mayor Beng Climaco the other day spearheaded the distribution of Early Childhood Care Development (ECCD) books to day care centers in the barangays, as she aggressively pursues her Security, Health and Education (SHE) program. The books were purchased by the City Government through the City Social Welfare and Development office (CSWDO). A total of 26,666…
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Zamboanga City BOSS 2019

BOSS extended until Jan. 31

The city government will extend the operations of the Business One Stop Shop (BOSS) until the end of the month. Licensing Officer Benjie Barredo on Monday, January 21, reported that extension was approved by the city council following the request forwarded by the licensing division, thru City Mayor Beng Climaco. The extension comes in the…
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82nd Dia de Zamboanga

Zambo gears for 82nd Dia de la Ciudad

Preparations are now underway for the celebration of the 82nd Dia de la Ciudad de Zamboanga, the city’s charter anniversary on February 26. The City Government has lined up various activities and competitions to fittingly celebrate the occasion that marks Zamboanga City as one of the oldest Philippine Chartered cities in the country. The celebration…
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Beng climaco security meeting

With BOL plebiscite in ARMM Zambo security in place- Beng

With assurances from police and military authorities, Mayor Beng Climaco said security in Zamboanga City is in place with the implementation of Oplan (operation plan) Plebisito in line with the scheduled Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite in the autonomous region and some neighbouring provinces today, January 21. Mayor Climaco convened a meeting of the security…
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Zambo qualifies for ADB’s ‘Livable Cities’ project

Representatives from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) conducted a scoping mission in Zamboanga City, one of the candidates for the Livable Cities Investment Project, a program that addresses infrastructure deficits and focuses on local economic growth and development in Mindanao. The ADB officials met with Mayor Beng Climaco, City Administrator Apple Go and City Planning…
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CHO continues to monitor measles cases

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 cases continue to register. The outbreak can only be lifted if a zero case is…
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City gov’t donates 200 airport carts

Mayor Beng Climaco yesterday turned over the city government’s 200 pushcarts donation worth P3.6 million to the Zamboanga International Airport. Climaco said the pushcarts are made of aluminum alloy with a 250kg capacity each and equipped with automatic rigs. Each push cart costs P18,000. “This is our contribution to ensure the Zamboanga International Airport will…
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Disaster readiness is everybody’s responsibility – Phivolcs

Disaster preparedness should be a two-way street with local government and families both undertaking measures to be ready to respond to disasters and calamities, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said Monday morning, November 5. PHIVOLCS Zamboanga OIC Engr. Allan Labayog pointed out the need for families to equip themselves with information and…
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Beng lauds PNP, PDEA for aggressive anti-drug ops

Mayor Beng Climaco has lauded the police, PDEA and other law enforcement units for continuously reinforcing the anti-drug campaign, as she reiterated her administration’s all out support to the war against drugs waged by President Duterte. This, as the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) recorded the highest number of anti-drug operations conducted as well as…
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Lorenzana cites Beng’s security efforts

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has cited Mayor Beng Climaco for her active support and participation in the government’s efforts towards a peaceful and prosperous Mindanao through the conduct of the Executive Course on Security, Peace and Development (ECSPD) in the Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-tawi and Zamnboanga Peninsula. In a letter to Mayor Climaco, Lorenzana extended his…
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Mayor calls for proper inventory of seized rice

Mayor Beng Climaco called on the Bureau of Customs (BoC) yesterday to conduct proper inventory and safety of alleged smuggled rice seized by authorities Sunday night at Petron wharf, Baliwasan Seaside. Climaco proceeded to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) wharf yesterday morning and coordinated with the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) together with the BoC…
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CDRRMO reports minor damage due to Ompong

Damage to properties due to southwest monsoon spawned by typhoon Ompong in Zamboanga City were very minimal, according to City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Dr. Elmeir Apolinario. A report on a missing person in Tumaga, however, is still being verified. Initial reports from the field revealed that heavy rains and strong winds spawned…
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Zambo Hermosa prep in full swing

Preparations for the Zamboanga Hermosa Festival are in full-swing with just two weeks left until its official kickoff on October. The local government through its special events team has been conducting marathon orientations and meetings with partners, stakeholders, and participants to ensure the smooth conduct of all activities lined-up for the month-long fiesta celebration. The…
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With city’s huge educ support, schools urged to perform high

Given the city government’s unprecedented support to education amounting to P1.9 billion, the biggest thus far under any administrations in the past, public elementary and secondary schools must improve their ratings in the National Achievement Test (NAT). City Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Felix Romy Triambulo made the statement before the gathering of 160 school principals…
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Beng gives city’s bday cash gifts to 3,336 senior citizens

Pursuant City Ordinance No. 466, Mayor Beng Climaco has rolled out another first of her administration’s social services program, this time giving out cash incentives amounting to P12 million as birthday gifts to senior citizens who are members of the Federation of Senior Citizens Association of the Philippines (FSCAP)-ZC chapter. A total of 3,336 senior…
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Heroes’ welcome awaits Asian Games medalists

The City Government will roll out a special ceremony befitting of a hero for Zamboangueño athletes who reaped medals in the recently concluded 18th  Asian Games in Jakarta Indonesia. Gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz (weightlifting) and bronze medalists Jefferson Loon (pencak silat) and Eumir Marcial (boxing) are expected to arrive in Zamboanga City on Monday, September…
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No entry for trikes in Jaldon St. starting Sept. 3

Effective Monday, September 3, 2018, tricycles coming from Canelar, Buenavista and Gov. Alvarez Streets will be prohibited from entering M. Jaldon Street pursuant to the provisions of Ordinance 248 otherwise known as the traffic code of the city. The prohibition came about after two-way traffic resumed in Buenavista Street due to the completion of rehabilitation…
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Beng orders review of city fire stations

Mayor Beng Climaco has ordered the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to review the readiness of all its fire stations to respond to emergencies. Following the fire incident in Curuan on Saturday, June 2, Climaco ordered city Fire Marshal Supt. Jhufel Brañanola to immediately review and evaluate all fire stations in the city, including the…
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Climaco: Nat’l gov’t to buy Cabatangan

Mayor Beng Climaco was visibly elated to announce yesterday that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (PRRD) has finally acceded to her consistent pleadings for the national government to purchase the properties, measuring 619,606 kilometers or 71.96 hectares, of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) situated in Barangay Cabatangan, this city. Climaco made the announcement after…
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Ombudsman dismisses anew Musa’s cases vs city officials

Erstwhile City Councilor Ismael Musa has suffered another debacle in his series of legal battles against city government officials after he was ousted as Indigenous People’s Mandatory Representative in the Sangguniang Panlungsod, this time the Ombudsman dismissed for want of substantial evidence the cases he filed against his successor Tungkuh Hanapi, Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde,…
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City fetes 38 retirees

Mayor Beng Climaco recognized the service and dedication of retired local government employees in simple ceremonies dubbed “Despedida de Agradecimiento para los Retirados de Govierno” on Monday morning. Thirty eight employees who retired from government service during the period of January to June 2018 were recognized by Mayor Climaco with plaques and tokens of appreciation…
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1. ISSUANCE OF MEDICAL CERTIFICATE

About the Service This is a service of the Office of the City Health Officer, Pettit Barracks, Zamboanga City, certifying medical conditions of an individual as to fitness or non-fitness to engage in work or other activities. Clients Job applicants, students, sick leave applicants Requirements: 1. Official Receipt 2. Certification from attending physician Fees (Per…
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1. ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUAL IN CRISIS SITUATION (AICS)

About the service This is the provision of financial assistance to victims of calamities, death, unemployed individuals due to loss of employment, hospitalization and transportation expenses under the Balik Probinsya Program. The Social Workers from this Office will conduct rigid assessment before granting the assistance to the client with a maximum of P3, 000.00. Requirements:…
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3. ISSUANCE OF FISHERY PERMITS AND LICENSES

About the Service: The issuance of Fishery Permits and Licenses to Fishermen, Fishing Boat Operators of 3 gross tonnage and below (motorized and non-motorized), Fishery Structure Operators and Fishery Establishment Operators are required under the City Fishery Ordinance No. 2002-89 and Fishery Ordinance No. 2005-133. The service of the Office of the City Agriculturist, Tetuan,…
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Q4, 2012 – Goods and Services

DECEMBER 2012   13-1128-008 | Supply and Delivery of Motor Vehicles ABC P580,000.00 | ITB | Abstract of Bids | Notice of Award 13-1128-007 | Supply and Delivery of Other Property, Plant & Equipment ABC P4,950,000.00 | ITB | Abstract of Bids | Notice of Award 13-1128-006 | Supply and Delivery of Fuels/Fuel Additives & Lubricants & Anti-Corrosive ABC P3,604,200.00 |…
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Q4, 2018 – Civil Works

  DECEMBER 2012 13-1130-014 | Improvement of Farm-to-Market Road at Sitio Cansilayan, Dulian-Bunguiao ABC P1,000,000.00 | ITB| Abstract of Bids | Notice of Award 13-1130-013 | Improvement of Farm-to-Market Road at Sitio Berano, Dulian-Bunguiao ABC P1,200,000.00 | ITB| Abstract of Bids | Notice of Award 13-1130-012 | Construction of Drainage System at Buenavista ABC P500,000.00 | ITB| Abstract…
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Downloadable Forms

Application Form (as of Jan 2018) (.xlsx) Personal Data Sheet (.pdf | .xlsx) 2016 BPLS Unified Business Application Form (.pdf) Results of Nov. 2017 Qualifying Exam with Eligibility (.pdf)

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Mary’s holy and immaculate conception, by Francisco Rizi,Museo del Prado, 17th-century, Oil on canvas. Observed by Roman Catholic Church Significance Belief in the most pure and sinless conception of the Blessed Virgin Marywithout Original Sin Celebrations Festive pageantry, grand fireworks, cultural dancing religious and military processions, ethnic food and costumes Observances Mass and other liturgical…
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2012 Bids and Projects

ANNUAL PROCUREMENT PLAN – FY 2012 BID RESULTS – As of June 30, 2012 – Civil Works – As of June 30. 2012 – Goods and Services ITEMS TO BID Q4, 2012 – Civil Works Q4, 2012 – Goods and Services Q3, 2012 – Civil Works Q3, 2012 – Goods and Services Q2, 2012 – Civil Works Q2,…
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2013 Bids and Projects

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Climaco vows to pursue fight vs siege perpetrators

Mayor Beng Climaco reiterated yesterday that she will continue and pursue to final justice the fight against members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) who perpetrated the Zamboanga siege in 2013, this time under a new panel of prosecutors. The new panel of prosecutors, handling the rebellion and violation of the International Humanitarian Law…
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