Phytoplasma-caused diseases slow down cassava yield in ZamPen »

Phytoplasma-caused diseases slow down cassava yield in ZamPen

PAGADIAN CITY/03 March 2014–Phytoplasma-caused diseases are contributing largely to the production of cassava crops in the Zamboanga Peninsula region,said entomologist-toxicologist D. Erlinda Vasquez. Whiteflies, Mealy bugs, Brown leaf spot and Witches’ broom disease caused by Phytoplasma are the most common diseases attacking cassava in the region thus contributing to yield reduction, Vasquez elaborated. Vasquez, an […]

55 HS grads in ZamPen pass science scholarship exam »

55 HS grads in ZamPen pass science scholarship exam

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/17 April 2012–Fifty-five (55) high school graduates from Region IX passed the highly competitive S&T Scholarship Examination of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) given last October 2011. According to DOST IX Regional Director Brenda L. Nazareth-Manzano, of the fifty-five (55), forty-nine (49) qualified under RA 7687 Scholarship Program while six (6) […]

Lobregat: Cooperation vital to peace sustainability »

Lobregat: Cooperation vital to peace sustainability

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/16 February 2012 by Sheila Covarrubias—Cooperation and support of all sectors is a necessity in sustaining peace and order condition in the city and the entire Zamboanga Peninsula.  This was categorically underscored by Zamboanga Mayor Celso Lobregat, who formally assumed his post as appointed chairman of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) […]

US official visits American Corners in Isabela, Zambo Cities »

US official visits American Corners in Isabela, Zambo Cities

ZAMBOANGA CITY/06 February 2012 by Frencie Carreon—United States Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Leslie Bassett last Friday visited the American Corner at the library of the Ateneo De Zamboanga University in Zamboanga City, and the American Shelf at the library of the Basilan National High School in Isabela City. Said visit to Isabela coincided with the inauguration […]

RPOC meeting with Robredo moved »

RPOC  meeting with Robredo moved

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/01 Febuary 2012 by Sheila Covarrubias—Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo has reset his trip to Zamboanga City today to a later date, as his presence is urgently required in Malacañang due to some pressing issues. Robredo was originally scheduled to fly to the city today to personally administer the oath of […]

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