Child laborers in Zamboanga City receive gifts at DOLE 9’s Project Angel Tree

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Some twenty-five (25) profiled child laborers brimmed with joy and excitement as they received early Christmas gifts during the Department of Labor and Employment IX (DOLE 9)’s Project Angel Tree activity held yesterday, December 8, 2020, at the Barangay Recodo Covered Court, Zamboanga City.Regional Director Atty. Roy L. Buenafe said that the continue reading : Child laborers in Zamboanga City receive gifts at DOLE 9’s Project Angel Tree


DOLE 9 celebrates 87th Founding Anniversary with various assistance to clients

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 9 celebrated its 87th Founding Anniversary with various activities and assistance to clients yesterday.With the theme “Ang DOLE sa ika-87 na Taon: Bayanihang Pagtugon sa Hamon ng Makabagong Panahon”, DOLE 9 joined in the simultaneous National and International Payout of its Bayanihan 2 continue reading : DOLE 9 celebrates 87th Founding Anniversary with various assistance to clients


100 displaced fishing & canning workers benefit from DOLE’s TUPAD program

ZAMBOANGA CITY — At the start of the Closed Fishing Season in December, hundreds of fishing and canning industry workers in Zamboanga Peninsula are temporarily displaced until resumption of work in February the following year. The closed fishing season policy was imposed on sardines in the Zamboanga Peninsula, Philippines for December 1 to March 1, continue reading : 100 displaced fishing & canning workers benefit from DOLE’s TUPAD program


DOLE 9 gives emergency employment to 100 pedicab drivers

ZAMBOANGA CITY– A total of 100 pedicab drivers benefitted from the Department of Labor and Employment IX (DOLE 9) Tulong Panghanapbuhay Sa Ating Displaced/Disadvantaged Workers (TUPAD) Program in partnership with the Office of Congressman Ceasar “Jawo” L. Jimenez, 1st District Representative of Zamboanga City.Atty. Roy L. Buenafe, DOLE 9 Regional Director, said that the assistance continue reading : DOLE 9 gives emergency employment to 100 pedicab drivers


DOLE 9, OWWA 9 continue to release AKAP financial assistance to OFWs

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Land-based and Sea-based Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic may still apply for financial assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment IX (DOLE 9) and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA 9) under Abot Kamay Ang Pagtulong ( AKAP) Program. Regional Director Atty. Roy L. Buenafe said that OWWA continue reading : DOLE 9, OWWA 9 continue to release AKAP financial assistance to OFWs



147 displaced musicians in Zamboanga City benefit from DOLE TUPAD #BKBK

ZAMBOANGA CITY – With bars, local pubs and restaurants closing down in an effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19, hundreds of musicians and entertainers in Zamboanga City found themselves jobless.  This led the Department of Labor and Employment IX (DOLE 9) through the Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority (ZAMBOECOZONE) to provide emergency continue reading : 147 displaced musicians in Zamboanga City benefit from DOLE TUPAD #BKBK


Women dressmakers in Zamboanga City receive Kabuhayan Starter Kits

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Department of Labor and Employment in Region IX (DOLE 9) continues to empower and give assistance to skilled women in Zamboanga City for better income generating opportunities.  Regional Director Atty. Roy L. Buenafe said that DOLE 9 released the amount of PHP 479,125.00 to Las Brillas Mujeres Association to jumpstart the continue reading : Women dressmakers in Zamboanga City receive Kabuhayan Starter Kits


Informal sector workers in Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte receive emergency employment

  ZAMBOANGA CITY – Some 25 informal sector workers in Barangay Malayal, Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte whose livelihoods are affected by the imposed community quarantine against COVID-19 received emergency employment from the Department of Labor and Employment IX (DOLE 9).  Barangay Malayal is considered a small barangay with a general population of less than 4,000 continue reading : Informal sector workers in Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte receive emergency employment


151 returning Filipinos from Sabah arrive in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY, November 13 (DOLE) – A total of 151 Returning Filipinos from Sarawak, Malaysia comprising the sixth batch arrived in Zamboanga City yesterday afternoon at the Zamboanga International Airport (ZIA) aboard Malaysian Airlines.Based on the data released by the Department of Social Welfare and Development, of the returning Filipinos, 34 are from Zamboanga City, continue reading : 151 returning Filipinos from Sabah arrive in Zamboanga City