Sta. Catalina - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Sta. Catalina


Vigan manages logistical nightmare that is Palarong Pambansa 2018

Apr 17, 2018 - 9:58 PM

Vigan Mayor Juan Carlo Medina said that his city has only 47 hotels with 1,015 rooms or a maximum capacity of 4,738. There are 17,000 athletes in Palaro 2018.

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

Former hostages: We are victims too

Sep 09, 2014 - 10:24 AM

A year after the bloody Zamboanga City standoff the hostages are still crying for help

Blood from the sky

Oct 17, 2013 - 1:03 PM

Bombs fall from the sky Blood spatters like rain A small boy is killed with a bullet in his head His name was Eithan Ando and this is his story

CLEARED. A wall in Sta. Catalina after government announces the area cleared of rebels. Photo by Patricia Evangelista/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Destruction in Zamboanga

Sep 28, 2013 - 4:47 PM

With gun battles now more sporadic the damage caused by the war is now more visible

Zamboanga crisis over - Roxas

Sep 28, 2013 - 11:55 AM

3rd UPDATE Hostages have all been brought to safety but clearing operations continue P4 billion is allocated for the reconstruction of damaged areas

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

Soldier killed by NPA on election day

May 13, 2013 - 10:28 PM

Shooting between the Philippine Army and the New People s Army left one dead and another wounded on election day Monday May 13