War materiel seized after troops, ASG clash in Basilan

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 30 -- Government troops recovered war materials after two clashes against different Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits in Basilan province, the military said Thursday. The Western M... Read More

Another suspect behind Lanao Sur guv ambush killed in shootout

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 30 -- A fifth suspect in the Feb. 17 ambush of Lanao del Sur Governor Mamintal Alonto Adiong Jr. was killed in a shootout with authorities, the police said Thursday. The wife of... Read More

28 die as vessel catches fire off Basilan

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 30 -- Twenty-eight people died and over 200 people were rescued after a commercial vessel caught fire Wednesday night near the waters off Hadji Muhtamad town in Basilan province.... Read More

Twins die, 26 others injured in Zambo highway accident

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 29 -- Twin sisters died while 26 others, all workers of a canning factory, were injured when the company truck they were riding overturned along the national highway in this city... Read More

'ISIS supporter' killed in Lanao Sur shootout

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 29 -- A suspect tagged as the most wanted person in Lanao del Sur province was killed in a predawn shootout with policemen in Marawi City on Wednesday. The Area Police Command -... Read More

Guv, several mayors face death threats: Zambo police

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 28 -- Authorities are closely monitoring the security of a governor and several mayors in the Zamboanga Peninsula region as they face threats to their lives, a top police officia... Read More

NPA rebel killed, another captured in Misamis Occidental clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 27 -- A communist New People's Army (NPA) rebel was killed while another was captured following a clash with government troops in Misamis Occidental province, the military said M... Read More

ZCWD implements rationing scheme in another service area

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 25 -- The Zamboanga City Water District (ZCWD) is implementing a rationing scheme in another service area effective Sunday due to a supply shortage. The affected areas are those... Read More

6 nabbed, PHP1.5-M 'shabu' seized in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 25 -- Authorities have arrested six people and seized suspected shabu with an estimated street value of PHP1.5 million in separate anti-drug operations in this southern port city... Read More

DSWD hands out foreign aid to 2019 bombing victims in Sulu, Zambo

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 24 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), with the help of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the government of Hungary, extended PHP37.5 million in fi... Read More