Climaco urges private sector to be ready for emergencies »

Climaco urges private sector to be ready for emergencies

ZAMBOANGA CITY, 22 June 2017 by Vic Larato—Mayor  Beng Climaco is calling on the private sector, particularly the business establishments, to conduct their own contingency plans to better prepare their employees for any emergency situations.   “It’s not only in City Hall. Other offices and even private homes must have their own contingency plans in […]

CEB to begin Boracay night flights »

CEB to begin Boracay night flights

CEBU CITY, 22 June 2017—The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), kicks off evening flights to and from Caticlan, the gateway to Boracay Island, beginning July 1, 2017. CEB is the first carrier to mount night flights and utilize the upgraded air traffic control system and newly-installed night navigational equipment at the Godofredo P. […]

Myanmar: Ethnic minorities face range of violations, war crimes in northern conflict »

Myanmar: Ethnic minorities face range of violations, war crimes in northern conflict

Civilians from minority ethnic groups suffer appalling violations and abuses, including war crimes, at the hands of Myanmar’s military and ethnic armed groups in the country’s Kachin and northern Shan states, Amnesty International said today in a new report based on three recent trips to the conflict area. ‘All the Civilians Suffer’: Conflict, Displacement and […]

Ammo-loaded man nabbed at Dapitan City »

Ammo-loaded man nabbed at Dapitan City

DAPITAN CITY, 14 June 2017–After going through a checkpoint, a 54-year old man, armed with a firearm heavily loaded with ammunition was arrested here. The person was identified as Desiderio M. Camingawan, a resident of North Pinan, Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte. He was caught with 9mm caliber pistol loaded with 30 rounds of live […]

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.   […]

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