Sta. Barbara - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Sta. Barbara


Global Estate Resorts nets P857M in 2014

Apr 13, 2015 - 9:15 AM

The Megaworld led firm gets a boost from sales in Southwoods City and Alabang West

Megaworld led Global Estate Resorts Incorporated nets P857 million in 2014

Zamboanga still under siege

Jan 17, 2015 - 8:45 AM

191 people died in the siege of Zamboanga City More than a year after gunfire punctuated church bells across the city the death count has more than doubled

DESTRUCTION. Sta Catalina, after the siege. Photo by Patricia Evangelista/Rappler

Rappler reporter wins Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize

Jul 04, 2014 - 4:43 PM

Patricia Evangelista s moving video and text storytelling from her coverage of the Zamboanga crisis and Typhoon Haiyan stood out in a strong field of contenders for the prize

PATRICIA EVANGELISTA while on coverage in Tacloban City after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) devasted Eastern Visayas in the Philippines. Photo by Jake Verzosa

Zamboanga's valedictorian: 'Our hearts cannot be shaken'

Apr 15, 2014 - 8:15 AM

They lost their homes their parents lost jobs children stopped schooling for a while but Sedimar Suhaili urges his classmates: Trust God this happened for a reason

Another officer killed in Zambo siege

Sep 24, 2013 - 1:17 PM

1Lt Francis Damian passes away a day after he got wounded in Barangay Sta Barbara

Habier Malik: Trapped in the city he seized

Sep 23, 2013 - 7:18 PM

Overtaken by events Habier Malik is cornered and finds himself caught in a trap

LEADER. Habier Malik, known as the top aide of Nur Misuari, leads some 40 rebels in their final stand against government troops. Photo by Therence Koh/AFP

Zambo councilor-reporter involved in surrender speaks

Sep 14, 2013 - 10:51 AM

Kagawad Teodyver Arquiza wonders if the outcome of events in Zamboanga would have been different if he did not coordinate with government troops

Rappler statement on the surrender in Zamboanga

Sep 13, 2013 - 10:37 PM

A chronology of events shows how events unfolded and are shaped by decisions made by officials involved in the resolving of the siege in Zamboanga

FRIDAY FIRE. Two fires occur in Sta Catalina, Zamboanga City on Sept 13. Photo by Xeph Suarez

Zambo forces evacuation in 5 villages

Sep 13, 2013 - 10:42 AM

The Zamboanga City Council approves a Forced Evacuation Ordinance from barangays Rio Hondo Sta Barbara Sta Catalina Talon Talon and Mampang

MAKESHIFT HOME. A girl sits under the canopy of her temporary shelter at the Joaquin Enriquez Memorial Grandstand in Zamboanga City on Sept 11, 2013. Photo by Regine Mendoza/Rappler

3rd fire hits Zamboanga village

Sep 11, 2013 - 4:21 PM

Another fire breaks out in Sta Barbara this time hitting its barangay hall

NEW FIRE. Smoke is seen rising from a fire in Brgy Sta Barbara, Zamboanga City, September 11, 2013. Photo by Richard Falcatan/Rappler

Pangasinan, Northern Luzon not spared by Maring

Aug 20, 2013 - 7:49 PM

Sta Barbara town in Pangasinan has been put under a state of calamity as over 2 000 families are affected by floods

FIELDS AFFECTED. Flooding in Pangasinan made roads impassable and affected rice plantations. Photo by Twitter user @jaymgaspar