Zambo OFWs from Libya get financial aid

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/15 August) – The government through the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) has started releasing financial assistance to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who were repatriated from Libya. Hassan… »

9,000 ha of CARP-covered lands undistributed in Region 9

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/04 July) – A total of 9,000 hectares in Region 9 have remained undistributed after the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms (CARPER) Law expired on June… »

Public warned against recruitment of 4Ps beneficiaries

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/02 June) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Region IX warned the public against unscrupulous people who are enrolling members into the government’s Pantawid… »

DENR-IX to reorganize regional task force on climate change

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/30 May) – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to reorganize Regional Task Force on Climate Change. Arleigh Adorable, DENR Regional Executive Director, cited… »

CHED approves tuition hike in 15 Region 9 schools

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/26 May) – The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has approved the request of 15 of the 16 tertiary schools in the region to impose tuition increase for… »

52 LGUs in Region 9 compliant with simplified permitting system

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/16 May) – Fifty-two of the 72 local government units in Region 9 have complied with the business permits and licensing system streamlining project initiated by the national… »

RTWPB-9 okays wage hike ‘advisory’

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/2 May) – The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board-9 (RTWPB-9) on Thursday approved Tier 2 of the Two-Tiered Wage System “advisory” that would initially benefit the thousands… »

DTI allots P11-M for livelihood projects in Region IX

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/1 May) — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has allocated P11 million for the implementation of 10 livelihood projects approved by the National Poverty Reduction Action… »

2 human trafficking suspects fall, victim rescued in Zambo

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/1 February) – The Sea-Based Anti-Trafficking Task Force (SBATTF) has arrested two suspected human traffickers and rescued a female victim in this city last Wednesday, a police official… »

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