Zamboanga City

Mindanao Community-Based Tourism Organization

Livelihood Assistance for Mindanao Community-Based Tourism Organization (CBTO) Members

On the sidelines of the first ever Mindanao Tourism Convergence on Wednesday (May 31), Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco also met with Mindanao Community-Based Tourism Organization (CBTO) members in Zamboanga City for a formal turnover of livelihood assistance worth P200,000 to the Sta. Cruz People’s Organization, the group managing Sta. Cruz Island, the famed protected […]

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Mindanao Tourism Convergence

Zamboanga City as a Witness to the First Ever Mindanao Tourism Convergence

During the first ever Mindanao Tourism Convergence held in Zamboanga City on Wednesday (May 31), Interior Secretary Benjamin Abalos, Jr. emphasized how misimpression of Mindanao affected the region for years as far as tourism is concerned. The case in point—Zamboanga City. Secretary Abalos noted that while the devastating 2013 Zamboanga Siege has greatly affected local

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DPWH Top Executive Administers Oath of New Members to Professional Organization of Civil Engineers

Graduates of Civil Engineering from Western Mindanao and other provinces who successfully passed the recent licensure examination have joined the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, Inc. (PICE), among the Philippines biggest accredited professional organization, through the Zamboanga City Chapter. Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Senior Undersecretary and PICE National President-elect Emil K. Sadain

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DPWH Continues Infra Development Momentum in Mindanao

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) convened a public forum as it continue to engage project stakeholders in the efforts of intensifying infrastructure development in Mindanao towards better economic productivity and boost the sectors of tourism, agriculture and trade to achieve high, inclusive and sustainable growth. DPWH Senior Undersecretary Emil K. Sadain spearheaded

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Digitalizing Public Financial Management for Good Governance

Secretary Amenah F. Pangandaman highlighted the role of digitalization in strengthening local public financial management during the Mindanao Local League of Budget Officers (MLLBO) Annual Conference and Seminar held in Zamboanga City on November 21. The Budget Chief shared the initiatives of the current administration to promote e-government and e-governance in the country, as well

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DPWH Improves Road Connecting Pagadian and Zamboanga City

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed maintenance work along the national road connecting the cities of Pagadian and Zamboanga City thereby enhancing transport connectivity in the Zamboanga Peninsula. According to DPWH Region 9 Director Cayamombao D. Dia, the preventive maintenance of the 600-meter portion of Pagadian City-Zamboanga City Road was done

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DICT Starts Installing Telecommunications Tower to Connect Sacol Island, Zamboanga City

Upon a request made by a concerned resident of the island, Asec. Maria Teresa Camba along with DICT IX Technical Operations Division Chief Mr. Jacob Mohammad, did an ocular inspection at the locality. This week, the installation has begun with the support of PTV, Philippine Army, and island’s locals. This remote community will be connected

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Barangay-based Digital Transformation Center

First Barangay-based Digital Transformation Center Launched In Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Department of Information and Communications Technology – IX+BASULTA launched the first barangay-based Digital Transformation Center (DTC) in the Philippines located at Centro de los Jovenes en Participacion Sangguniang Kabataan Building, Mercedes, Zamboanga City on Saturday, August 20, 2022. This is also the first of its kind to be hosted by the

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