Zamboanga News

Thursday 21st August 2014
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Population: Approx 464,466
Longitude: 122.08
Latitude: 6.92
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Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Zamboanga
(about 1 miles away)

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News Headlines

Zamboanga City schools jittery over text messages about kidnaps, bomb threats
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- Authorities here have urged parents and guardians to first verify reports they receive via text messages about security threats, especially against their children, and not immediately panic.   Mayor Maria Isabel Climaco-Salazar said residents should "refrain from forwarding unverified text messages" as these could sow panic and confusion."   On Tuesday, dozens of ...
Soldiers skirmishes with NPA in Zamboanga del Norte
Camp Sang-an, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur – Troops of 55th Infantry (VIGILANT) Battalion, 1st Infantry (TABAK) Division skirmished with an undetermined number of armed men believed to be members of the NPA group based in Zamboanga del Norte around 8:12 a.m. of August 18, 2014.
Task group formed to solve Zambo trader’s abduction
ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/20 August) – A task group has been activated to address the abduction of a businesswoman seized here Monday evening by gunmen believed to be members of a… »
6 soldiers wounded in Sayyaf clash in Basilan province - The Mindanao Examiner
ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanao Examiner / Aug. 21, 2014) – At least six soldiers were wounded in fierce clashes Thursday with Abu Sayyaf militants in the restive province of Basilan in the Muslim autonomous region in southern Philippines, officials said.
Philippine troops pursue Sayyaf gunmen - The Mindanao Examiner
ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanao Examiner / Aug. 21, 2014) – Philippine troops continue to pursue Abu Sayyaf militants tagged as behind Thursday's attack that wounded a total of eight soldiers in Basilan province in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, an army spokesman said.
BSP sets seminars on credit cards, finances
THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)-Zamboanga Branch has scheduled a three-day seminar on credit card awareness and financial empowerment in Zamboanga City. BSP-Zamboanga Acting Branch Head Vicente Celestial said the seminar will be held from August 27 to 29, the venue of which will be announced later.
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Sports Headlines

Over 30 football clubs to vie in PFF championships
MANILA – Over 30 football clubs from all over the country will compete in the PFF-Smart National Club Championship which kicks off on Friday in Mindanao.
Sky Sports News ticker claims the LA Galaxy beat the Colorado Rockies in some kind of abomination of sports
According to the Sky Sports News ticker, it finally happened. True interleague play between Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer has begun and the LA Galaxy beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3. It's unclear what unholy combination of kicking and batting was used in this contest, but there is no turning back now.
New Indian football league all set to take shape
NEW DELHI (AP) — Retired batting great Sachin Tendulkar will lead a clutch of former cricketers and movie stars in promoting the start of the Indian football league.
Busy football weekend
THERE will be two simultaneous football events this weekend in two locations. The 10th San Roque Football Festival at the San Roque football pitch kicks off simultaneously with the 3rd Alcoy Siloy Football Tournament at the Alcoy Parish grounds in Alcoy.
Football: Cardiff hand Mackay conduct file to FA
Championship side Cardiff have handed over a file relating to the conduct of former manager Malky Mackay and former head of recruitment Iain Moody to the Football Association. Mackay, who guided Cardiff to the Premier League after a 51-year wait, was sacked by the club's owner Vincent Tan in December 2013, two months after Moody was dismissed. Cardiff on Thursday declined to make any public ...
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