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‘Beng seeks to localize 911 emergency hotline’

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AYOR BENG CLIMACO has again asked the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to expedite the localization of the 911 emergency telephone number for faster response during emergencies. Climaco said she has already spoken with Diosdado Valeroso, executive director of the Emergency 911 National Office (which shall handle the National Hotline Public Safety Answering

Center) which is under the DILG and told him the need for the localization of the hotline number. She said at present, when one dials 911, the call is diverted to the central command center in Manila causing inconvenience and delay in the actual process of emergency response. “Instead of transferring calls all the way to Manila, emergency calls made to 911 within Zamboanga City will be Continue on page 3

Police Regional Office 9 photo shows elite members of the 5th Special Action Battalion pose during a recent Close Quarter Battle refresher training in Zamboanga City.

City Hall to relocate informal settlers

Mayor Beng Cliamco speaks during the Dagyaw dialogue in Zamboanga City. (Kathy Wee Sit)

Zambo hosted ‘Dagyaw 2019’ ZAMBOANGA CITY HOSTED the “Dagyaw 2019” which was attend-

ed by hundreds of participants and senior Cabinet members as part of Pres-

ident Rodrigo Duterte’s “Open Government and Continue on page 2

BARMM shuts down Tawi-Tawi nickel mining THE BANGSAMORO Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has suspend-

ed all nickel mining operations in the southern province of Tawi-Tawi as it reviews mining policy in

the mineral-rich, but volatile region. Environment, Natural Continue on page 4

Mayor Beng Climaco carries a baby during her visit at a refugee center. (Kathy Wee Sit) THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT of Zamboanga is set to relocate informal settlers, especially those near riverbanks and other areas exposed to geo-

logical hazards, as part of a contingency and safety plan following the recent flash floods that affected over 1,400 families here. Mayor Beng Climaco

said the Zamboanga City Housing and Land Management Division has continue tagging informal settlers, especially Continue on page 4

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Zambo hosted ‘Dagyaw 2019’

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexei Nograles enumerates President Rodrigo Duterte’s programs for the benefit of the Filipinos during the event. (Kathy Wee Sit) Continued from page 1 Participatory Governance Regional Dialogues.” The recent event encouraged participation in dialogues among government agencies, the public, and other stakeholders. The word Dagyaw is a Hiligaynon term for “Bayanihan,” which exemplifies the concept of “togetherness.” It is envisioned to be one of the main government campaigns that will provide avenues for productive, valuable, sincere, and visible engagement between government and the people at the local level. As a platform for engagement and convergence, each regional dialogue will focus on area-specific topics to address the issues and problems experienced in the locality. The Dagyaw dialogues will also serve as a mechanism for citizen engagement in programs related to frontline service delivery such as health,

education, housing, electricity, and infrastructure, as well as anti-corruption efforts of the government. Speaking to the huge crowd, Mayor Beng Climaco has reiterated her strong and all-out support to the Duterte administration and its efforts in building a strong economy and promote peace and development. Discussed during the event were issues employment, health and security. “The conduct of the dialogue is a testament to President Duterte’s genuine concern for the people. His passion for local governance stems from his 22 years of experience as local chief executive. That is why we have personally seen him having a very good charisma with the people but it is translated to immediate and active action agad service to the people. That is why we are given opportunity to touch base with national government officials,” Climaco said. Climaco was well

praised during the event for her governance and dedication to public service. Among those who attended the event was Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexei Nograles and other national and regional government officials and among them were Presidential Communications Operations Office Undersecretary Marvin Gatpayat and Ramon Cualoping III; Undersecretary Herman Jumilla of Department of Budget and Management; Assistant Secretary Florida Dijan of the Department of the Interior and Local Government; Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region 9 Director Ofelia Domingo; Deputy Director General Damian Carlos of the National Security Council; Department of Health Region 9 Director Emilia Monicimpo and Department of Budget and Management Region 9 Director Ricky Sanchez. (Zamboanga Post)

Participants to the Dagyan 2019 with Mayor Beng Climaco. (Kathy Wee Sit)

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Saudi eases recruitment system for Pinay maids DEMAND FOR FILIPINO maids in Saudi Arabia has spiked following the launching of a new service that eases the recruitment of domestic workers and reduced recruitment fees by as much as 50%. According to HelperChoice.com - a leading ethical platform for the recruitment of domestic workers – it has received more than 10,000 new job advertisements following the announcement made by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development on the new service called “Maaroufah.” Because of this new service, the demand for Filipino domestic workers in Saudi has increased tremendously. Maaroufah aims to facilitate the recruitment of maids from the Philippines and has cut the charges for prospective employers to hire a Filipino maid by 50%. Under this new system, the recruitment process will usually take a maximum 45 days and enable the

beneficiary to obtain a visa for a Filipino domestic worker. To ensure good working conditions for all foreign domestic workers willing to work in Saudi Arabia, the platform is now implementing an ethical charter to be signed by all new employers looking for a housemaid on the platform. The aim of the charter is to protect the domestic helpers and ensure the best working conditions for them. For instance, it will request all prospective employers to grant internet access to their domestic workers, which ensures constant contact with the HelperChoice.com team if in need of assistance. The website will also implement direct salary payment through its platform in 2020 in order to guarantee a monthly wage meeting the legal requirement of US$400. In 2015, the Ministry of Labor and Social Development also decided

to facilitate the recruitment of foreign domestic workers by digitalising the process through their own domestic labor recruitment website, Musaned. With Musaned, employers are able to hire a domestic worker without the need to visit a recruitment agency. They can obtain a domestic worker e-visa in three days as long as they meet the financial, social and legal criteria. Today, the website processes around 90% of applications for domestic worker visas in the country. Founded in 2012 by two French nationals in Hong Kong, HelperChoice has become the leading platform connecting foreign domestic workers and families in Asia and the Middle East. It was set up as a social enterprise, and its impact was recognised by many organisations, including the International Labor Organisation. (Zamboanga Post and Mindanao Examiner)


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ZAMBOANGA 911 ‘Beng seeks to localize 911 emergency hotline’

Continued from page 1 automatically picked up by the local system through our own Security Surveillance Coordinating Office command center,” Climaco said. She said the localization of the 911 had been requested in the past with the DILG and that all requirements set by the agency were already completed and complied by the Zamboanga City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office. “Localizing 911 will mean easier access by the public to the emergency hotline number and faster response to emergencies,” Climaco said. Climaco also asked Zamboanga City congressmen Mannix Dalipe and Cesar Jimenez to bring the matter to the House of Representatives to accelerate the establishment of a local 911 emergency hotline here. Duterte last year

Police Regional Office 9 photo shows elite members of the 5th Special Action Battalion during a recent Close Quarter Battle refresher training in Zamboanga City. issued the Executive Order (EO) No. 56 institutionalizing 911 as the

nationwide emergency number and replacing 15-year old Patrol

117 hotline to conform to international standards on emergency

numbers for public telecommunication networks.

Under the EO, the local governments are tasked to establish and run local 911 centers within their area using their own funds and for private communication carriers and telecommunications companies to ensure and provide uninterrupted connectivity and integration of all calls made by their subscribers to the 911 hotline. It said the Bureau of Fire Protection and Philippine National Police officers will serve as primary responders to emergencies with major support service responders from various law enforcement agencies and military forces, including the Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and accredited non-government organizations, hospitals, medical institutions and facilities, among others. (Zamboanga Post)


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City Hall to relocate informal settlers Continued from page 1 those occupying private properties, in preparation for their eventual relocation. “We will have to seek relocation as a solution. We will be writing the private lot owners to inform them about the situation so that they themselves should secure their properties from squatters,” Climaco said. “Busca anay quita lote

onde canila man relocate,” she added, saying, the local Housing and Land Management Division will also have to conduct “social preparation” on all informal settlers prior to their actual relocation in the future. Many barangays in Zamboanga, especially San Jose Gusu, Tetuan, Tumaga, Sangali, Lunzuran, Tugbungan, Putik, Paso-

nanca and Baliwasan, were underwater after typhoon Marilyn (international name In-fa) ravaged the country. In Zamboanga City alone, the damage to agricultural crops and infrastructures reached at least P28 million. Climaco led the distribution of humanitarian aid to the displaced families. (Zamboanga Post)

BARMM shuts down Tawi-Tawi nickel mining Continued from page 1 Resources and Energy Minister Abdulrauf Abdul Macacua was also quoted by Reuters as saying that the nickel mining operations in the province has been suspended indefinitely as the regional government conducts an industry audit. The Philippines was the world’s second-largest nickel ore producer in 2018 after Indonesia, with both Southeast Asian nations as the top two suppliers to biggest buyer China. And latest available industry data showed that 2.34 million wet metric tonnes (wmt) of highgrade ore, or nearly 90% of 2.66-million wmt of the high-grade material the Philippines exported to China in the first half of 2018 came from Tawi-Tawi, one of 5 provinces under the BARMM. Tawi-Tawi accounted for 27% of overall nickel ore exports, totalling 15.8-million wmt, to China during the six-month period. “The suspension order was due to the on-going review of mining policy in BARMM,” Macacua said, adding, the audit is being conducted as the local government prepares to push for the enactment of a Bangsamoro Responsible Mining Law that will serve as a road map for the region’s mining industry. A performance assessment and evaluation team has been created to review the mining firms’ operations, with no definite timeline as to how long the suspension will be, but the BARMM suspension order covers four mining companies actively operating in Tawi-Ta-

wi out of seven that have been given permits, Macacua said, without identifying the four. The suspension was based on a memorandum order dated August 5 issued by the regional government, Macacua said in an e-mail reply to Reuters’ queries about the status of mining in Tawi-Tawi, where SR Languyan Mining Corp, the country’s top supplier of high-grade material to China, operates. SR Languyan’s average monthly ore exports this year is around 416 500 wmt, Macacua said. There is no government data available about the size of ore deposits left at SR Languyan’s project. SR Languyan is expected to shut its mining operations later this year as ore deposits at its project are nearly depleted, Jaynul Ali Sambarani, head of mines and geoscience services at BARMM’s environment ministry, told Reuters. E n v i ro n m e n t a l i s t s said nickel mining activities have destroyed the environment on Tumbagaan Island in Tawi-Tawi’s Languyan town. In 2016, the Regional Legislative Assembly had asked the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to issue an order stopping all destructive mining activities in the Muslim autonomous region. Assemblyman Hanibal Tulawie, the chairman of the Committee on Environment and Ecology, previously said that a resolution was passed asking the DENR to immediately issue a “cease-and-desist” order on all mining com-

panies operating in Tawi-Tawi and also in Basilan, Sulu, Lanao del Sur and Maguindanao provinces. Tulawie said he had received numerous complaints from the public and environmentalists who are opposed to destructive mining methods. Photos of nickel mining operations in Tumbagaan Island posted on Facebook showed huge trucks and barges hauling off red soil, which was allegedly being shipped to China where it is processed. Reports indicate that Tumbagaan Island is totally devastated because of mining explorations and the on-going nickel mining activities in Languyan municipality and Panglima Sugala. By next year, when Indonesia bans nickel ore exports, China is expected to rely mainly on the Philippines for supply of the material for stainless steel and electronic vehicle battery, according to the Reuters report. The bulk of the Philippines’ total nickel ore output usually comes from the main mining region of Caraga, also in the south. Philippine nickel miners may ramp up ore output by next year as they expect the Indonesian ore export ban and brisk demand to keep prices elevated. Their production capacity, however, is limited by a number of factors, including government-imposed mining curbs, industry executives said at a Philippine mining conference recently. (By Reuters, with additional reporting from the Mindanao Examiner and The Zamboanga Post.)

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Tight watch for hogs, pork products entering Zamboanga ZAMBOANGA CITY HAS tightened its watch on the entry of hog and pork products following the outbreak of the African swine fever (ASF) in the country. Mayor Beng Climaco said strict protocols will be observed to monitor and regulate the entry of hog and pork products here as a measure against the fatal animal disease. The Department of Agriculture confirmed this month the first ASF outbreak started on July 25 in mostly backyard pigs in

the provinces of Rizal and Bulacan in Luzon. Dr. Arnedo Agbayani, Assistant Zamboanga City Veterinarian, said live hogs and pork products that do not have proper paperwork and certification will not be allowed entry. “These requirements include the health certificate and the veterinarian shipping permit, a document which all city and provincial veterinarians have been directed to provide in light of the ASF scare in Luzon,” Agbayani said.

Dr. Arnedo Agbayani, Assistant Zamboanga City Veterinarian. (Kathy Wee Sit)

Agbayani said they have set up checkpoints in entry and exit points in Zamboanga to ensure that no infected hogs and its pork products slip past the city. He said they are in close coordination with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which is strictly monitoring the illegal sale of pork and pork by-products such as Ma-ling and Great Wall brands from countries with known cases of ASF, especially China (including Hong Kong and Ma-

VM: ‘It’s not me!’ Agan poser nearly dupe 2 restos

Vice Mayor Rommel Agan

TWO ZAMBOANGA RESTAURANTS were nearly duped after a man, who posed as Vice Mayor Rommel Agan, placed an order for food and drinks on the phone, but their owners’ suspicion had foiled the scam. The restaurant owners reported the matter to Agan, who was shocked to hear the scam. “I received calls from two food establishments in the City inquiring and confirming whether I placed orders over the phone for food and drinks at their establishments. I was surprised by the re-

ports since I did not place any orders and it’s not my style or habit to place orders over the phone. Fortunately, the owners of the establishments personally know me and went out of their way to verify with me,” Agan said. Agan said the unidentified poser used this cell phone number 09353027164 to place the food orders on the restaurants. “Apparently there is an impostor claiming to be me and making these orders at the food establishments. The impostor is using this mobile number 0935-3027164 in placing

the orders,” he said. “Should you receive these kinds of calls, please do not entertain these orders for food and drinks and do not be a victim of this modus of these unscrupulous individuals. You may also report this modus to the Office of the Vice Mayor (062) 992-3137 so we can coordinate with the proper authorities and track these unscrupulous individuals and send them to wherever they deserve to be brought,” Agan added. Agan did not identify the restaurants of their owners. (Zamboanga Post)

cau). “If may napapansin kayong nagbebenta, please don’t hesitate to report to us immediately because this is one source of infection of ASF, itong mga canned and processed pork products,” Agbayani said. The FDA in May has ordered the pull-out from the markets of all processed pork products such as luncheon meat imported from countries affected by the ASF - Russia, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Moldova, South Africa, Zambia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Belgium, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Mongolia, Vietnam, and Cambodia. AFS is a large, double-stranded DNA virus in the Asfarviridae family. The virus is transmitted to pigs through direct contact with infected pigs, their waste, contaminated clothing, feed, equipment and vehicles, and in some cases, some tick species. Although ASF cannot be transmitted to humans through contact with pigs or pork, the virus causes a haemorrhagic fever with high mortality rates in domestic pigs; some isolates can cause death of animals as quickly as a week after infection. (Zamboanga Post)


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ECURITY FORCES are in heightened alert after army soldiers intercepted a huge number of armed followers of former Libyan firebrand Nur Misuari in southern Philippines.

Some 250 MNLF members led by Ustadz Jamaluddin Abdullah had travelled from the town of Pandag to the neighboring Buluan town in Maguindanao province on September 14 where army soldiers stopped them and told the group to surrender their weapons. Abdullah’s group was on their way to the Buluan gymnasium to attend the so-called “Federal Victory Achievement of the entire MINSUPALA” which refers to the whole of Mindanao region and the provinces of Sulu and Palawan. The rally was reportedly coordinated with the municipal government of Buluan. Soldiers intercepted Abdullah’s group after villagers were alarmed by the huge presence of armed soldiers of Misuari, chairman of the MNLF. The 6th Infantry Division said it confiscated 37 automatic weapons and three .45-caliber pistols from the MNLF members. Major Homer Estolas, chief of the Public Affairs Office, said Abdullah’s group surrendered 21 M16 automatic rifles, three M14 rifles, one Ultimax light machine gun, two M4A1 Carbine rifles, two Garand rifles, one Browning automatic rifle, one M203 automatic rifle with grenade launcher, one M79 rifle grenade launcher,

one Springfield rifle and , and one Carbine. “Among the group were 37 personalities who are in military uniform with firearms. The group were reminded by the troops of 40th Infantry Battalion under Joint Task Force Central that wearing of military uniforms under arms is in violation of the peace agreement signed between the MNLF and GPH. As a result, the MNLF members voluntarily surrendered their firearms to the troops as a gesture of respect to the peace agreement between the government and MNLF,” Estolas said. Police and military freed Abdullah’s group and it was unknown why authorities did not file criminal charges against those who were caught carrying automatic weapons. Major General Diosdado Carreon, the division commander, said MNLF members are prohibited to carry weapons. “MNLF members can converge for dialogues and other peaceful activities as long as they are not in uniform and under arms as this is prohibited in the security agreements indicated in the September 2, 1996 Government of the Philippines-MNLF final peace agreement,” he said. There was no immediate statement from Misuari. And Estolas and Carreon did not say why no charges were filed against Abdulla’s group for carrying illegal weapons,

especially at a time while the whole of the southern Philippines are under martial law. In September 2013, a similar rally in Zamboanga City turned into a deadly battle between Misuari’s soldiers and supporters and security forces after authorities intercepted them and foiled their plan to raise the MNLF flag at City Hall. Zamboanga City leaders and residents are still demanding justice for the MNLF siege that left over 200,000 people without homes following weeks of street battles. It was the second time that MNLF forces raided Zamboanga. In November 2001, Misuari’s loyal forces also attacked the city and left dozens of civilians dead and wounded. Heavily-armed MNLF gunmen also took hostage over 100 civilians, including women and children, and used them as shield and pawn so they can negotiate with the government and eventually allowed to escape to Basilan and Sulu provinces. In 2016, Mayor Beng Climaco banned all MNLF rallies in Zamboanga City following attempts by Misuari’s group to hold another peace caravan despite the charges against Misuari. “The destruction wrought by the 2013 siege continues to linger, as internally displaced persons – both Muslims,

Photos released by the 6th Infantry Division to the regional newspaper Mindanao Examiner show the seized MNLF weapons and leader Ustadz Jamaluddin Abdullah. Christians and Lumads, most of whom are those who eluded the conflicts in Sulu and

Basilan – have suffered the brunt of the MNLF attack in Zamboanga,” Climaco said.

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