City gov’t eyes P3.13B annual budget for 2017 »

City gov’t eyes P3.13B annual budget for 2017

ZAMBOANGA CITY/19 August 2016 by Vic Larato—The city government is expected to operate on a P3.13 billion budget next year with a projected income of P2.83 billion based on the proposed Local Development Investment Program (LDIP).   The 2017 annual budget marks an 11% increase compared with the current year’s budget of P2.82 billion.   […]

Climaco favors lifestyle check on gov’t officials »

Climaco favors lifestyle check on gov’t officials

ZAMBOANGA CITY/19 August 2016 by Sheila Covarrubias—Mayor Beng Climaco expressed agreement to the proposal of President Rodrigo Duterte to launch an all year-round lifestyle check of government officials including police and military in a bid to eliminate corruption in the bureaucracy. The lifestyle check, according to Climaco should not only be among police, military and […]

West Metro Medical Expo kicks off »

West Metro Medical Expo kicks off

ZAMBOANGA CITY/14 July 2016 by Frencie Carreon–The Medical Symposium and Expo 2016 organized by West Metro Medical Center this morning kicked off, with City Mayor Maria Isabel Climaco-Salazar opening the exhibits followed by the formal program. This is the first time that the new hospital is reaching out to the regional public, through doctors across […]

US grants 114 armed personnel carriers to AFP; 77 now in Subic Bay »

US grants 114 armed personnel carriers to AFP; 77 now in Subic Bay

MANILA, 10 December 2015—As the year ends, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is set to receive 77 units from among 114 of M113A2 Armed Personnel Carriers (APC) from the US Government, following their arrival at Subic Bay yesterday evening. The United States Embassy in Manila said this was the first shipment of 114 such […]

Fighting cancer, diabetes with guyabano »

Fighting cancer, diabetes with guyabano

ZAMBOANGA CITY/09 December 2015 by Airah Medija and Fritzie Luchana–According to the World Health Organization (WHO), almost 43% of the population around the world has been suffering from different illnesses like cancer, asthma, spasms and others. However, a research project,  headed by Dr. Annabelle Briones, chief of chemicals and energy division (CED) of the Institute […]

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