Military airstrikes in Sulu to endanger hostages’ lives »

Military airstrikes in Sulu to endanger hostages’ lives

COTABATO CITY, Philippines/04 February 2012—The Philippine military’s bombing operations in Sulu is likely to endanger the lives of the two European hostages in Tawi-Tawi and the Australian kidnap victim whose specific location is not yet known. Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) spokesman Von Al Haq said this move by the military is likely to anger […]

Prime Movers’ Forum set in ZamPen »

Prime Movers’ Forum set in ZamPen

PAGADIAN CITY, Philippines/29 December 2011 by YT Avellaneda–Two Information Officers’ fora were recently conducted by the Department of Agriculture-Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Information Division (DA-RAFID) in the Zamboanga Peninsula region specifically in Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga Sibugay provinces. Dubbed as the “Prime Movers’ Forum: Advocating and mobilizing information officers towards food sufficiency,” the activity aimed to update participants with […]

Local bizmen to avail DOST-SETUP help »

Local bizmen to avail DOST-SETUP help

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/21 December 2011—Some 140 local entrepreneurs and representatives of some Local Government Units in Region IX attended the series of SET-UP Forum / Orientation conducted by the Department of Science and Technology Regional Office No. IX. During the forum, Jennifer Alcazar-Pidor, SET-UP Center Manager, presented a brief overview of DOST-IX and its various […]

Siay vice-mayor shot dead in Ipil »

Siay vice-mayor shot dead in Ipil

IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines/20 December 2011–Vice-Mayor Carlito Bayawa of Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay was shot dead at the vicinity of the Development Bank of the Philippines in Ipil town’s center, this province. Police here said the victim was heading towards the automated teller machine (ATM) of said bank when he was shot by a still unidentified […]

Crisis management comm calls for rescue ops of 3 Sibugay »

Crisis management comm calls for rescue ops of 3 Sibugay

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/ BP Garcia-The Crisis Management Committee (CMC) that addresses the kidnapping of three public school teachers of Zamboanga Sibugay province has authorized the police and military to launch an operation to rescue the captives. Zamboanga Sibugay Gov. George Hofer, who chairs the CMC, said they have decided to stop communicating with the kidnappers […]

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