Zamboanga del Sur hospital buys portable ventilators

THE Zamboanga del Sur Medical Center (ZDSMC) has purchased two portable transport ventilators worth P2.6 million to boost its capability as it continues to battle a surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases. Dr. Anatalio Cagampang Jr., ZDSMC chief of hospital, said Friday, September 24, that the portable transport ventilators will be used in transferring… Continue reading Zamboanga del Sur hospital buys portable ventilators

2 boat crew die of suffocation

TWO boat crew died of suffocation Wednesday, September 22, 2021, in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte, the police reported. Police Brigadier General Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula director, identified the fatalities as Remil Sanico, 34, and his younger brother, Renato, 27, both oiler of the M/V Lady Good Voyage. Ylagan said the Sanicos… Continue reading 2 boat crew die of suffocation

‘BARANGAYanihan’ benefits 4 public schools

FOUR local public schools have benefitted from the “BARANGAYanihan” activities initiated recently by the Police Regional Office (PRO)-Zamboanga Peninsula and Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO). Police Brigadier General Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, PRO-Zamboanga Peninsula director, said the recipient public schools are: Ayala National High School; Culianan National High School; Lunzuran National High School; and Zamboanga City… Continue reading ‘BARANGAYanihan’ benefits 4 public schools

Big-time drug suspect nabbed, P6.8-M shabu seized

ZAMBOANGA City Police Office (ZCPO) operatives have arrested an alleged big-time drug suspect and seized some P6.8 million worth of illegal drugs in an anti-drug operation in Zamboanga City, the police reported Thursday, September 23, 2021. Police Colonel Rexmel Reyes, ZCPO director, identified the arrested suspect as Elmer Esmiraji alias Totoh, 24, a resident of… Continue reading Big-time drug suspect nabbed, P6.8-M shabu seized

Sulu town farmers get farm input from DA-Saad

THE Department of Agriculture-Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-Saad) has given some P173,520 worth of farm inputs to farmers in the municipality of Omar, Sulu. Farhan Abdullah, Omar Saad coordinator, said the farm inputs, which were given last week to 40 farmers, include 80 rolls of barbed wire, vegetable seeds, and cassava stalks. Christopher Rey… Continue reading Sulu town farmers get farm input from DA-Saad

Barmm holds poultry industry investment forum in Sulu

THE Ministry of Trade, Investments, and Tourism in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MTIT-Barmm) has conducted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, a poultry industry investment forum and business matching to accelerate growth of the industry in the province of Sulu. The activity, attended by some 270 individuals who are mostly potential poultry investors,… Continue reading Barmm holds poultry industry investment forum in Sulu

International Committee of Red Cross implements P2.2-M projects at Zamboanga jail facility

THE International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is implementing some P2.2 million projects at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP)-administered Zamboanga City Jail (ZCJ) to alleviate the plight of the persons deprived of liberty (PDL). Senior Jail Officer 2 Rey Laurence Comprendio, ZCJ information officer, said the projects include improvement of water… Continue reading International Committee of Red Cross implements P2.2-M projects at Zamboanga jail facility

Farmers group earn P30,000 from communal garden

THE Buenavista Farmers Association, a farmer-partner of the Department of Agriculture-Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-Saad) program, in Sergio Osmeña, Zamboanga del Norte harvested last week one ton of squash earning them over P30,000 from their communal garden. Chona Palubon, Buenavista Farmers Association president, said in a statement that they harvested about 1,920 kilograms of… Continue reading Farmers group earn P30,000 from communal garden

Female Tausug tops ‘Makagilas’ class

A 23-YEAR-old female Tausug graduated on top of the Candidate Soldier Course “Makagilas” (Muslim At Kristiyano Alakdan Galing Isip Liksi Aming Sandata) Class 656-2021 at 11th Division “Mastal” Training School in Camp Bud Datu in Tagbak village, Indanan, Sulu. She is Private Nerna T. Arip, from Kaha vilalge, Parang, Sulu. She graduated number one of… Continue reading Female Tausug tops ‘Makagilas’ class

Barmm turns over P3-M fish landing center in Maguindanao

THE Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Agrarian Reform in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Mafar-Barmm) handed over a P3 million worth Community Fish Landing Center (CFLC) to the town of Mangudadatu in Maguindanao province. The turnover of the project held Monday, September 20, was in line with the celebration of the 58th National… Continue reading Barmm turns over P3-M fish landing center in Maguindanao