DSWD: Human Trafficking cases log despite COVID-19

By Jayson Aucensillo ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug 4 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-9 is alarmed over the increasing number of human trafficking cases in the region despite of the heighten travel and health restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 health crisis. DSWD-9 Social Welfare Officer Stephanie Elopre, lamented that there are 345… Read More DSWD: Human Trafficking cases log despite COVID-19

WHO clears ‘rumors’ on COVID-19 vaccines

By Jayson Aucensillo ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 27 – World Health Organization (WHO) clarified the rumors and unverified information on COVID-19 vaccines that are currently spreading in the island barangays here. The Zamboanga City Demand Generation and Risk Communication Team doubled their efforts in addressing the pressing concerns of the island residents relating to the fast… Read More WHO clears ‘rumors’ on COVID-19 vaccines

Hidilyn’s Olympic gold brings ‘pride, glory’ to PH

By Jimmyley Guzman PASIG CITY, — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief General Cirilito Sobejana on Tuesday expressed pride and lauded Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz for her historic gold medal win at the Tokyo Olympic Games Monday night. Sobejana said Diaz’s historic feat brought “pride and glory” to the military and the country. Sobejana… Read More Hidilyn’s Olympic gold brings ‘pride, glory’ to PH