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Zamboanga del Sur Province, Philippines

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Location of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
Zamboanga del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the western part of Mindanao and is in the Zamboanga Peninsula. Zamboanga del Sur is occupying the southern section of the Zamboanga Peninsula that forms the western part of the island of Mindanao. It is located within longitude 1220 54' to 1230 40' east and latitude 70 22' to 80 20' north. It is bounded in the north by the Province of Zamboanga del Norte, in the south by the Moro Gulf, in the southwest by the newly-created Province of Zamboanga Sibugay, in the east by the Province of Misamis Occidental, the Panguil Bay and a portion of Lanao del Sur Province.

Stretching northward from Sibugay Province in the southwest and running along the northern boundary onward to Salug Valley in the east is a mountainous country. The coastal plains are narrow strips extending regularly from the southwest, then spreading into wide flat lands when reaching the coastal plains of Baganian Peninsula in the southeast.


Municipalities in the Zamboanga Del Sur Province within Region IX(zamboanga peninsula) in Republic of The Philippines
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Province of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

  • Created in September 17,1952 R.A. No. 711 with a land area of 473,491 hectares.
  • The province of Zamboanga del Sur is in Region IX
  • The capital city of Zamboanga del Sur is Pagadian City.
  • Zamboanga del Sur has 26 Municipalities, 1 City, and 681 Barangays.
  • Registered Voters per the COMELEC as of 2010 = 851,280
  • Population as of May 1, 2010 census = 959,685, Aug 1, 2007 census= 914,278

Location of Zamboanga del Sur

  • 7.8333° N, 123.2500° E - Zamboanga del Sur, Coordinates

History of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

The name of the Province was derived from the Malay word Jambangan, meaning a pot or place of flowers. Historically, Zamboanga was the capital of the Moro Province, which comprised of five (5) districts, namely: Cotabato, Davao, Sulu, Lanao and Zamboanga. In 1940, these districts became individual provinces. Zamboanga City became the capital of the Zamboanga Province. Soon after the Second World War, the provincial capital was transferred to Dipolog. After that, Molave was created as the provincial capital of the Province of Zamboanga by virtue of RA 286 dated June 16, 1948. Zamboanga del Sur was carved out from the former Zamboanga Province that encompassed the entire peninsula in Southwestern Mindanao on September 17, 1952 by virtue of Republic Act 711. As the 52nd province of the Republic, it originally consisted of 11 towns, which later expanded into 42 municipalities and one city-Pagadian, its capital.

It was sub-divided into three (3) congressional districts with 11 municipalities and one (1) city in the first, 15 municipalities in the second, and 16 towns in the third. In 1990, Executive Order 429 reorganized the administrative set-up of Region IX and identified Pagadian City as the new regional center. The gradual transfer of regional offices of the national government agencies started in mid-2002. The Department of Agriculture (DA) with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) were the first that had transferred while other regional offices only established their field or extension office.

Political developments in February 2001 saw another major change in the territorial jurisdiction of Zamboanga del Sur. Its inhabitants voted to create a new province out of the Third Congressional District-named the Zamboanga Sibugay Province. Republic Act 8973 embodies the legal creation of the said province. The mother province is now left with 26 municipalities and one city with 681 barangays

  • article from the provincial government of Zamboanga del Sur

People of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

  • Population of Zamboanga del Sur (as of 2015 census) = 1,011,000

The major dialect is Cebuano, spoken by 61.31% of the population. Also spoken are Tagalog, Subanon, Chavacano, Ilonggo, Maguindanao, Tausug, Boholano, and Ilocano.

The province is shaped historically by various migration patterns with the Subanen people being the longest established group. This was followed by the Muslims and then by the Visayans. Other notable migrations came in later adding to accelerate development of the area. These are the Chavacano, Tagalog, and Muslims from neighboring provinces. On the percentage of ethnic grouping and dialect spoken, the 1995 official census divided the population of the province into tribal groups based on their mother tongues. With the population growth rate of 1.74 % in 1995 to 2000, it is expected that these percentage still prevail in the year 2000. Cebuano is 77.60 %, Subanen is about 9.01 %, Muslims is 6.6 %, Chavacanos is 1.33 %, Ilocanos is 1.02 %, Tagalogs is .32 %, Chinese is .03 % and others is 4.05 %.

Elected Government Officials of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

Zamboanga del Sur is subdivided into 26 municipalities and 1 city. These divisions are further subdivided into 681 barangays. The province has two congressional districts.

Elected officials of Zamboanga del Sur for the term of 2013-2016
Provincial Board Members
  • Member, Sangguniang Panlalawigan Pajares, Joaquin Gloria Joy First District
  • Member, Sangguniang Panlalawigan Blancia, Ramon Jr. Ortega Doki First District
  • Member, Sangguniang Panlalawigan Bajamunde, Jesus Jr. Blancia Idol First District
  • Member, Sangguniang Panlalawigan Degamo, Pepito Batiquin Dodong First District
  • Member, Sangguniang Panlalawigan Relacion, Eduardo Demata Ed / Eddie First District
  • Member, Sangguniang Panlalawigan Pintac, Edward Banguis Dodong Second District
  • Member, Sangguniang Panlalawigan Ocapan, Miguelito Toribio Nonoy Second District
  • Member, Sangguniang Panlalawigan Funtanilla, Felicidad Bejar Baby Second District
  • Member, Sangguniang Panlalawigan Adlaon, Edilberto Simbajon Eddie Second District
  • Member, Sangguniang Panlalawigan Cajeta, Vicente Payapa Dodo Second District

Elected officials of Zamboanga del Sur for the term of 2010-2013

Elected officials of Zamboanga del Sur for the term of 2007-2010

Elected Barangay Officials of Zamboanga del Sur

Businesses in Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Zamboanga del Sur Province, Philippines

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  • FILIPINOS WAKE UP! THE TAXES YOU PAID ARE USED BY THE GOVERNMENT TO EXCLUSIVELY FINANCE THE RELIGION OF ISLAM.

The Philippines continues to violate its constitution by not upholding the Separation of Church and State
Not a single senator or congressman will stand up against the government's financing of the religion of Islam. Even the Catholic church accepts this. The Jesuit priests even stepped forward and endorsed the Bangsamoro. The Philippines became a country of submissive people. Submissive to the religion of Islam.
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  • Even though the Philippines is over 85% Catholic, it FAVORS, "RESPECTS" and FINANCES only the religion of Islam, not Catholicism and not any other religions in the Philippines. For some twisted reasoning, the Philippine government seems to think that to become a Muslim(Moro) is to become an indigenous person. It also erroneously considers Moros or Muslims as a race. It incorrectly considers all the people of Mindanao as Moro people. It does not fully accept the fact that MOROS are MUSLIMS and that MOROS are the followers of the religion of Islam. This is not the fault of Islam. It is the fault of the Filipino leaders and of the Non-Muslim Filipinos. Legislature, more than likely, has been bought and paid for by the Muslim leaders and this is complicated by the attitude of indifference of non-muslim filipinos.
  • Currently the Muslims have a propaganda saying that "All residences of Mindanao are Moros. Even Christians are Moros if they are from Mindanao". Lies, Lies, Lies. Moros are Muslims. Christians are not Moros. Moros are the followers of the religion of Islam.

We have our freedom of religion and of worship. However, the Philippine government must treat all religions equally, one religion must never be placed above others. The government must not financially support any religion whatsoever with a yearly governmental budget. God is superior to government, Government (Country) is superior to religion. Religion must never have sovereignty or autonomy over regions, provinces, cities, municipalities or barangays in the Philippines. Yet, the Philippines continue to financially support only the followers of the religion of Islam. Still ungrateful, only the religion of Islam continues to wage WAR against the Philippines. Only the religion of Islam has militias like the MNLF, MILF, and BIFF.

Everybody knows that Islam does not believe, accept or tolerate the separation of religion from government or the "separation of church and state". The (Article II, Section 6) of the Philippine Constitution declares: "The separation of Church and State shall be inviolable".

The preamble of the constitution calls for EQUALITY and: Article 6, section 29 (2): states "No public money or property shall be appropriated, applied, paid, or employed, directly or indirectly, for the use, benefit, or support of any sect, church, denomination, sectarian institution, or system of religion..,"; then legislature turns around and created three(3) laws "FAVORING", "RESPECTING" and "FINANCING" the religion of Islam. Where is the EQUALITY in this?

  1. Republic Act No. 9054 formerly 6734 (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) - A self-governed region of, by and for Muslims. Comprising of 5 provinces, 2 cities, 116 municipalities, and 2,490 barangays. Over 95% of the government officials in this region are Muslims and their salaries are paid for from the taxes of over 90% of the Non-Muslims.
  2. Republic Act No.9997, the NCMF (National Commission on Muslim Filipinos) - Mandated to support only Muslims and spread Islam throughout the Philippines with a yearly government budget of over 500 million pesos. Government help in the yearly Hajj to Mecca and the support for Madrasas (religious schools). The government does not finance any other religion. The Philippine government only finances the religion of Islam.
  3. Presidential Decree 1083(Sharia Law): Allowing polygamy to Muslim-Filipinos only but not to any other citizens of the Philippines. It is a crime for Non-Muslims to practice polygamy punishable with a jail sentence of 6 to 12 years. But it is OK(not a crime) for a Muslim man to have more than one wife.
  • To add insult to injury, president Duterte as of July 23, 2017 approved to finance a national TV broadcasting station for Islam. Strictly for the Muslims called Salaam TV.

All Republic Acts that cater to religions must be repealed (revoked). Religions must never have territories or domains within the Philippines. Let us all have equality as stated in the preamble of the constitution. Maintaining such republic acts breeds inequality, jealousy and unrest among the citizens.

  • A great way to start would be to repeal the NCMF and instead uphold the NCIP.
  • All must also know that MOROS are MUSLIMS and vice versa. Not all the people of Mindanao, Sulu, and Palawan are Moros. The term bangsamoro or "nation of muslims" only encompass the moro people or the muslim people. The Catholics, the Christians and members of (non-muslim) religions are not MOROS.
  • There isn't a single religion in the Philippines that has MILITIAS. Islam does. It has the MILF, MNLF, and the BIFF. Only the religion of Islam continues to wage war against the Philippines. No other religion does this. A religion of peace should not have Militias. These are terrorist groups and are allowed to have BASES in the Philippines.
  • One wonders why the Philippine government created these 3 laws favoring Islam. There are a few reasons that come to mind: 1.) The legislators were bought and paid for by the Muslim leaders. 2.) The legislators were intimidated, blackmailed and were just too scared of the Moros. 3.) The legislators were just too dumb and stupid to understand that Moros are in fact Muslims and that being a Muslim does not make an individual an indigenous person.

  • The current Muslim president of the Philippines, Duterte is pushing really hard to give the Muslims(Moros) their own Islamic State via the proposed Federalism form of government.

  • List the Mosques or Masjid in Zamboanga del Sur here.
  • List the Catholic churches and chapels in Zamboanga del Sur here.
  • List the Methodist churches in Zamboanga del Sur here.
  • List the Iglesia Ni Cristo churches in Zamboanga del Sur here.
  • List the Seventh-day Adventist churches in Zamboanga del Sur here.
  • List the Church of Jesus Christ Latter day Saints (Mormons) churches in Zamboanga del Sur here.
  • List the Presbyterian churches in Zamboanga del Sur here.
  • List the Baptist churches in Zamboanga del Sur here.

Religions in Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

Religion is an important social element in the lives of the people in the province. Roman Catholic is overwhelmingly dominant among the Visayan, Chavacano and Luzon-originated ethnic groups. This is embraced by more than two-fifths of the population. However, it appears that other Christian groups have gained some ground in the province. These include the Evangelical Churches, United Church of Christ in the Philippines, Seventh Day Adventist, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Aglipayan, Iglesia Ni Kristo and other religious sects. Next to Roman Catholics, the Evangelical groups are the second dominant religious group in the province.


June 30, 2007

Pope appoints new bishop of Zamboanga Sur

By LESLIE ANN G. AQUINO

Pope Benedict XVI yesterday appointed Monsignor Julius Sullan Tonel as new bishop for the prelature of Ipil in Zamboanga del Sur.

Tonel’s appointment was officially published in the Vatican yesterday and announced here by outgoing Papal Nuncio Archbishop Fernando Filoni.

This is, indeed, welcome news for the faithful of Ipil since they have been without a bishop for more than a year already, Filoni said.

Ipil’s former bishop, Antonio Ledesma S. J., was transferred to the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro City in March, 2006.

Born in Davao City on Aug. 31, 1956, Tonel studied philosophy at Saint Francis Xavier Minor Seminary in Davao, and theology at the Central Seminary of the University of Santo Tomas, in Manila. Ordained to the priesthood on April 12, 1980 in Davao at the age of 23, Tonel earned his Licentiate in Liturgical Theology at the Saint Anselmo Pontifical Institute of Liturgy in Rome.

He also served as director of the Archdiocesan Family Apostolate in Davao, then as rector of the Archdiocesan Seminary, and president of the Commission for Basic Ecclesiastical Communities.

For five years, he was also the rector of the Regional Major Seminary and since 2002, he has been the vicar general of the archdiocese of Davao. No date has been set yet for Tonel’s ordination and installation as bishop of the Prelature of Ipil.

Schools in Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

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School year 2017-2018 starts Monday, June 5, 2017 and ends Friday, April 6, 2018, for public elementary and secondary schools. The School Year shall consist of 204 school days inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training and the four days for the Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTC) conducted every quarter. However, learners are expected to be in school for a total of 195 class days.

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Why pretend that the National language of the Philippines is Tagalog? It should be English. To be a Teacher, doctor, lawyer, engineer, architect, nurse, computer technician; what books do you learn from? English books of course. All your tests are in English. The constitution of the Philippines is written in English. All the laws and new laws introduced by congress are in English. For that matter, you can't be a teacher in a school system unless you know English. The "Licensure Exam for Teachers" is in ENGLISH! Who are these people forcing Tagalog down our throats? Tagalog is simply one of the many dialects of the Philippines. Keep your dialects but learn and be proficient in ENGLISH.


Department of Education Zamboanga del Sur
DAVID B. CARTOJANO
OIC-SDS
Pagadian City
zamboangadelsur@deped.gov.ph
062-2141991/ 2143575
062-2143386 fax

Southern Mindanao College Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

Economy of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

Agri-based manufacture of coco oil, livestock feed milling, rice/ corn milling, including the processing of fruits; gifts and housewares made from indigenous materials like handmade paper, roots, rattan, buri, and bamboo; wood-based manufacture of furniture and furniture components from wood, rattan, and bamboo; marine and aquaculture including support services; construction services and manufacture of marble, concrete, and wooden construction materials.

Jobs in Zamboanga del Sur Philippines

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Natural Resources of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

Agri-based manufacture of coco oil, livestock feed milling, rice/ corn milling, including the processing of fruits; gifts and housewares made from indigenous materials like handmade paper, roots, rattan, buri, and bamboo; wood-based manufacture of furniture and furniture components from wood, rattan, and bamboo; marine and aquaculture including support services; construction services and manufacture of marble, concrete, and wooden construction materials.

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
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Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

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We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

  • Megayon Festival
    • It is an institutionalized tri-people festival to showcase the arts and crafts of Zamboanga del Sur.
  • Buklog
    • One of the religious rituals and ceremonies of the Subanens, it represents the social hierarchy of the Subanon community.
  • Lapuyan Falls
    • It is the favorite haunt of the fair Subanen maidens of Sitio Baga and all its neighboring areas.
  • Lakewood
    • Some 15 km. from Brgy. Tubod is a beautiful mountain lake, on the banks of which is located the town of Lakewood, a quiet and lovely place where the air is heavy with the scent of wild champakas and the fragrance of a thousand nameless herons.
  • Lake Dasay
    • The second largest mountain lake in the province, Lake Dasay is located in the town of San Miguel. Its luscious mouth is parted like the smile of a country damsel yet silent fury lurks beneath its innocent-looking waters.
  • Sominot Cave
    • Massive pillars and columns guard the entrance to Sominot Cave. Deep within, beautiful stalactites and stalagmites adorn wide spaces. The subterranean stream makes a long journey towards the coast and empties into the Tukuran River.
  • Malindang Mountain Resort
    • It is a favorite tourist destination of big groups who want to commune with nature. The resort is owned and managed by Rogelio Mabanag, one of the most outstanding farmers in Zamboanga del Sur.
  • Aurora Mountain Resort
    • The resort has been carved out of a hillside in Barangay Anonang, town of Aurora. It has a wide swimming pool, which is the favorite hunt of bathers from the nearby eastern municipalities.
  • Lily’s Hidden Spring
    • Along the rocky highlands and steep mountainside flows the lovely Lily’s Hidden Spring, endowed with splashing waters to the delight of nature lovers.

Fiestas, Festivals and Traditions of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

In the Philippines a fiesta is usually celebrated in barrios or barangays. It is the official holiday of the LGU, the barangay. Filipinos love fiestas. It is a time for joy and celebration. A fiesta is of Spanish origin and is usually commemorated in association with a christian patron saint. Most barangays whose population have been clustered by Muslims(Moros) and their population is more than that of the Christians, the celebration of the fiesta have been cancelled and replaced with the Hari Raya or Eid al-Fitr.

The cities or municipalities usually have yearly festivals where all the barangays participate. The cities or municipalities hold contests for the best floats in parades.


  • Megayon Festival
    • An institutionalized tri-people festival to showcase the arts and crafts of Zamboanga del Sur.
  • Buklog
    • One of the religious rituals and ceremonies of the Subanens, it represents the social hierarchy of the Subanon community.
  • CITY PAROCHIAL FIESTA
    • January, 3rd Sunday; Pagadian City's Fiesta in honor of the patron Sto. Niño is a colorful event showcasing the Zambulawan festival, a regatta (fluvial parade), trade exhibits, the Mutya ng Pagadian beauty pageant, carnival shows, sports competitions, as well as civic military parade.
  • City Charter Day (Araw ng Pagadian);
    • June 21 ; Commemorating Pagadian's becoming a chartered city, this is observed annually but celebrated with festivities only every 10 years.
  • Zamboanga del Sur Anniversary
    • September 17 ; The mother province's anniversary is marked with agro-trade exhibits, a civic-military parade, cultural presentation and sports competitions.

Your Story about Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines

Tell your story about Zamboanga del Sur. You can talk about the good things in Zamboanga del Sur or simply talk about the past. You can talk about the eco-system of Zamboanga del Sur. What is the local LGU doing about the preservation of your natural resources The topic can start here and once it gets bigger it can have a page of its own in Z-Wiki. It's all up to you.

News about The Philippines

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  • Friday, September 22, 2017 2:58 pm
The Duterte administration’s economic managers and the Japanese government next week will firm up financing commitments for P315.4 billion in big-ticket infrastructure projects, the Department of Finance said Friday.
In a statement, the DOF said the Philippines-Japan High-Level Committee on Infrastructure and Economic Cooperation will meet in Tokyo on Sept. 25, their third meeting after the meetings held also in Tokyo in March and in Manila in July ........... Full Story»

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  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 5:14 pm
Ten Taiwanese companies will explore potential aquaculture trade and business opportunities in the Philippines.
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  • Yulo claims gold in Int’l gymnastics
  • Friday, September 22, 2017 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines — Hampered by a shoulder injury, 17-year-old Carlos Yulo overcame hefty odds to capture the gold medal in vault at the International Junior Gymnastics Competition in Yokohama last Monday and established himself as a serious medal contender in the 2020 Olympics.
Yulo, a two-time Palarong Pambansa champion, focused on two of the six events in Yokohama to conserve his strength for the vault and floor. He skipped the pommel horse, rings, parallel bars and horizontal bar. The strategy paid off as Yulo stood out in the eight-man final in vault and took the silver medal in floor. But in the all-around results, Yulo finished last among 22 competitors from 11 countries, scoring zero in the four events that he sat out. Aside from the Philippines, the countries that participated in the competition were Japan, UK, USA, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Canada, Ukraine, China and Singapore ............................... Full Story»

Zamboanga Del Sur News

Farmer Wanted for Murder in Mahayag, 3 Other Wanted Persons Arrested

By Chief PCINSP HELEN L GALVEZ with report from PO3 Radzben S Jul (RPIO9)

A farmer wanted for murder was arrested in Purok 5, Barangay Kabuhi, Mahayag, Zamboanga Del Sur at about 11:30 AM on September 16, 2017. The accused was identified as Artemio Abe Sarong, 49, resident of above-mentioned place. This is by virtue of a warrant of arrest docketed under CC No. 2010-10-1083 with no bail bond recommended issued by Judge Loreto C Quinto of RTC Branch 23, Molave, Zamboanga Del Sur dated December 12, 2003. The arrested wanted person is temporarily detained at said police station for proper disposition.

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Elements of Zamboanga City Police Station 1 conducted a manhunt operation in Sitio Tamion Barangay Vitali, Zamboanga City at about 12:30 PM on September 17, 2017. This led to the arrest of Dennis Velarde y Navarro, 35, resident of said place, who was arrested by virtue of a warrant for frustrated murder docketed under Criminal Case No. 35945 with a recommended bail bond of ₱200,000.00 issued by Judge Gracelina G Bernardo of RTC Branch 17, 9th Judicial Region, this city, dated July 28, 2017. Said accused is temporarily detained at Zamboanga City Reformatory Center.

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Operatives of Isabela City Police Station conducted a manhunt operation in Barangay Sunrise, Isabela City at about 7:30 PM on September 17, 2017. This led to the arrest of John M. Antido, 26, resident of Barangay Aguada, Isabela City. This is for the crime of robbery docketed under Criminal Case Number 4071-1392 with a recommended bail bond of ₱24,000.00 issued by Judge Danilo M. Bucoy of RTC Branch 2, Isabela City dated September 2, 2005. Said arrested person is presently detained at ICPS.

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A wanted person was arrested by combined operatives of Sibutad MPS and Sergio Osmeña MPS in Purok 3, Brgy. Labiray, Sergio Osmeña Sr., Zamboanga Del Norte at about 5:00 PM on September 16, 2017. Albert Diez Mario, 18, resident of said place, was arrested based on a warrant for serious physical injuries docketed in Criminal Case No. 21836 with a bail bond of ₱ 12,000.00 issued by Judge Rogelio Laquihon of Regional Trial Court, 9th Judicial Region, Branch 7, Dipolog City dated August 16, 2017. The accused is presently detained at Sibutad MPS.

Zamboanga del Sur Municipalities and Zip Codes

Source: Philippine Postal Corporation
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7011 Bayog Zamboanga del Sur
7013 Kumalarang Zamboanga del Sur
7014 Lakewood Zamboanga del Sur
7015 Dumalinao Zamboanga del Sur
7016 Pagadian City Zamboanga del Sur
7017 Labangan Zamboanga del Sur
7019 Tukuran Zamboanga del Sur
7020 Aurora Zamboanga del Sur
7021 Midsalip Zamboanga del Sur
7022 Don Mariano Marcos Zamboanga del Sur
7023 Molave Zamboanga del Sur
7024 Ramon Magsaysay Zamboanga del Sur
7025 Tambulig Zamboanga del Sur
7026 Mahayag Zamboanga del Sur
7027 Josefina Zamboanga del Sur
7028 Dumingag Zamboanga del Sur
7029 San Miguel Zamboanga del Sur
7030 Dinas Zamboanga del Sur
7031 San Pablo Zamboanga del Sur
7032 Dimataling Zamboanga del Sur
7033 Pitogo Zamboanga del Sur
7034 Tabina Zamboanga del Sur
7035 Margo sa Tubig Zamboanga del Sur
7036 Vicencio Sagun Zamboanga del Sur
7037 Lapuyan Zamboanga del Sur
7042 Guipos Zamboanga del Sur
7043 Tigbad Zamboanga del Sur

Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

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  • ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
  • CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
  • Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>

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