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VP Robredo’s visit in Zamboanga Peninsula: What to expect

Vice President and presidential aspirant Leni Robredo will criss-cross Zamboanga Peninsula tomorrow, January 24 to personally turn over several projects.

Coal import dependence to worsen energy security in Southeast Asia – Greenpeace

Following the Indonesian government’s decision to ease its temporary ban on coal export, environmental organization Greenpeace Southeast Asia warned that more energy crises will arise if governments continue their dependence on fossil fuel imports.

Governance

Duterte names Davao City councilor to head MinDA

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a Davaoeña to head of Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) to a six-year term.

Zamboanga City clamps down border amid rising COVID-19 cases

Zamboanga City will re-impose stringent requirements for inbound travellers by requiring the negative result of RT-PCR test regardless of vaccination status especially for those coming from areas with higher alert level status beginning Wednesday, January 12.

Zamboanga Sibugay OFW was Mindanao’s first Omicron case

The Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) from Zamboanga Sibugay has turned out to be the first recorded COVID-19 Omicron variant in Mindanao, not the 40-year-old Iligan City seafarer as reported earlier by other media.

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OPINION: Depriving the unvaccinated people of their rights is discriminatory, illegal, and unscientific

All unvaccinated persons, unless they can present negative results of RT-PCR tests, cannot enter or transact in all offices, cannot buy in the market and business establishments, and cannot drive their vehicles or ride vehicles of public conveyances.

Zamboanga Sibugay governor to issue no vax, no entry policy

ZAMBOANGA SIBUGAY, PHILIPPINES Zamboanga Sibugay Governor Wilter Palma is going to issue a no vaccination, no entry policy not only upon entering the province but also to all offices, business establishments, and vehicles of public conveyances to prevent the possible…

Adaptive teaching and learning modalities during the pandemic

When this COVID-19 pandemic broke out more than a year ago, we came to face a huge change in the teaching and learning set-up which by far is a daily challenge to ensure that learning is transmitted and absorbed wholly by the students in the absence of the classroom set-up.

Zamboanga City mayor calls for ‘family bubble’ amid Omicron threat

Zamboanga City mayor Beng Climaco urged residents to maintain a “family bubble” as the city is bracing for the Omicron threat.

A hindsight: Marginalization of a protected area and local watershed of Zamboanga Sibugay town

In the northwestern part of the municipality of Ipil in Zamboanga Sibugay lies the 2,533-hectare Protected Area and Watershed considered by many as the town’s last frontier.