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 […]

DPWH to disallow future bidding from erring contractors »

DPWH to disallow future bidding from erring contractors

ZAMBOANGA CITY, 01 December 2015 by Sheila Covarrubias—Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson vowed to run after contractors who are performing way below their targets in the different housing projects under the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction (Z3R). The visiting Secretary declared that sanctions will be taken against contractors who are beyond the 15% […]

Zambo athletes feted for sports awards »

Zambo athletes feted for sports awards

ZAMBOANGA CITY, 17 November 2015 by Sheila Covarrubias—Athletes who joined the recently concluded Philippine National Games and Phil-Asia Bodybuilding Championships held in Visayas were feted for their outstanding performance and for bringing honor and pride to Zamboanga City. Mayor Beng Climaco spearheaded City Government officials and employees in honouring the athletes during the flag raising […]

Climaco shuns anew street-begging by kids in Zambo »

Climaco shuns anew street-begging by kids in Zambo

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/17 November 2015 by Jasmine Mohammadsali—Zamboanga Mayor Isabelle Climaco-Salazar re-declared her opposition to the culture of mendicancy as she pushed for the strict and continued enforcement of the Anti-Mendicancy Law in the city. The chief executive stressed there is no reason for street children to beg, citing that the City has not been […]

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