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 […]

Zambo police set contingency plans amid Paris attacks »

Zambo police set contingency plans amid Paris attacks

ZAMBOANGA CITY, 17 November 2015 by Claudine Uniana—Zamboanga City Police Director Sr. Supt. Angelito Casimiro on Monday said the police forces in collaboration with the military are exhausting all efforts to maintain peace and security in the city in light of the coordinated terror attacks in Paris, France that left hundreds dead and the world […]

MYPEACE Project holds Chefs for Peace »

MYPEACE Project holds Chefs for Peace

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/06 March 2015 by Frencie Carreon–The Madrasah Youth Promoting English Advancement for Community Empowerment or MYPEACE Project of the U.S. Embassy in Manila and the Voice of Mindanao today held a community outreach activity in Cabatangan, this city.   Dubbed as Chefs for Peace, the community service brought together about 56 madaris youth […]

Sulu doctor’s son kidnapped »

Sulu doctor’s son kidnapped

JOLO, Sulu/03 March 2014—A son of a local doctor and  three others were abducted in the vicinity of Scott Road, Asturias Jolo, Sulu,  early this morning. Forcibly taken by more or less five unidentified armed men were Mohammad Zaher Naim, 8 year-old Princess Karanain, 18-year old Almalyn Abuhail, and  Saddam Amli, all residents of Alat […]

Climaco convenes security sector »

Climaco convenes security sector

ZAMBOANGA CITY/23 February 2014 by Sheila Covarrubias—Mayor Beng Climaco yesterday convened the security sector to tackle updates on peace-keeping efforts in the light of the upcoming Dia de Zamboanga celebration and more importantly the recent abduction in Mercedes and the spate of shooting incidents and other crimes. The executive session discussed security details for the […]

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