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Pagadian exec linked to pyramid scam wins as mayor

May 20, 2019 - 5:47 PM

Samuel Co of the infamous Aman Futures Group defeats the incumbent mayor of Pagadian City in the May 13 elections

VICTORIOUS. PDP LABAN mayoral bet Samuel Co arise victorious as he was proclaimed as the winner for 2019 election bid on Saturday, May 18. Photo by Stephen Bryan Esic

Soldier home from Marawi shot dead by riding-in-tandem

Oct 24, 2017 - 3:54 PM

Corporal Rhufel Alvarez Lihay-Lihay of Pagadian City was with the Civic Miltary Operation Battalion based in Zamboanga del Sur

WATCH: Extraordinary 'mani' in Pagadian City

Aug 08, 2017 - 11:39 AM

What makes ordinary mani extraordinary?

PRIDE OF PAGADIAN. A new specialty of Pagadian is now starting to make its name within the locals and tourists.

Will anyone live in these NHA housing units in Pagadian?

Apr 23, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Substandard and small houses and the lack of water and electricity scare police and soldiers from moving into a Pagadian housing project

WHITE ELEPHANT? The unused housing units at the Kagitingan Village in Pagadian City. Photo by Gualbert Laput

Zamboanga City bus shooting raises fear among students

Feb 15, 2017 - 6:45 PM

The bus route is used by over 5 000 students from nearby Zamboanga del Norte Zamboanga Sibugay and Zamboanga del Sur provinces studying in the city

ATTACKED. Authorities say the suspects used M16 rifles to attack the bus. Photo from Beng Climaco's Facebook Page/ Amplifier Conam

WATCH: Raising daughters as outstanding campus journalists

Feb 04, 2017 - 12:30 PM

The Larroder sisters have been competing their way to the National Schools Press Conference for 5 consecutive years since 2013

FIRST TIME. From radio broadcasting, this is their first time competing for TV broadcasting. Photo by Vina Salazar/Rappler

WATCH: What makes Pagadian tricycles unique

Jan 23, 2017 - 10:24 PM

The unique structure of the tricycles in Pagadian City allows drivers to ride through the city s hilly terrain

#NSPC2017: Over 5,000 campus journalists say 'no' to fake news

Jan 23, 2017 - 12:00 AM

The annual journalism competition for elementary and high school students kicks off in Pagadian City in Zamboanga del Sur province

MAKE NOISE. Delegates from Region X enter with a bang at the opening of the National Schools Press Conference 2017. Photo by Vina Salazar/Rappler

#NSPC2017: A thousand stories of hard work, hope, and excellence

Jan 19, 2017 - 12:00 PM

The National Schools Press Conference is the top competition for all young campus journalists across the country Here is why every NSPC participant is both excited and anxious at the same time

PPCRV volunteer ambushed in Pagadian City

May 11, 2016 - 4:47 PM

Elmida Adela a Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting PPCRV volunteer is attacked by still unidentified men on Tuesday morning May 10

3 dead, 4 wounded in Pagadian truck accident

Mar 09, 2016 - 7:49 PM

The vehicle loses control and hits a coconut tree after its brakes reportedly malfunctioned

2 killed, 19 injured in bus accident in Zamboanga City

Sep 06, 2015 - 7:01 PM

The police are investigating the possibility that the bus driver fell asleep while driving

Student abducted in Pagadian

Feb 28, 2014 - 4:13 PM

Police have yet to identify the suspects who took Southern Mindanao College student Stephen Mago Tan

Pagadian ex-mayor linked to Aman scam nabbed

Dec 15, 2013 - 12:35 PM

UPDATED Former Pagadian City mayor Samuel Co has been arrested in Manila in connection with the Aman Futures networking scam

Aman scam suspects face new estafa raps

Jul 24, 2013 - 9:15 AM

Department of Justice prosecutors in Cebu find probable cause for another round of charges against former Pagadian Mayor Samuel Co and 11 others

DISMISS THE CHARGES. Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co denies any link with Aman scam despite documentary evidence and witnesses implicating his involvement. Screenshot from ANC on YouTube.

Blast outside Gaisano mall, no one hurt

May 23, 2013 - 8:57 PM

The explosive was planted inside a vehicle at the parking area

Family barricades Pagadian airport anew

May 15, 2013 - 8:47 PM

The Taug Boto family resorts to barricading the Pagadian airport runway for the 2nd time

NPC's Pulmones grabs Pagadian mayoral post

May 15, 2013 - 8:12 PM

NPC mayoral and vice mayoral bets win in Pagadian city with 7 LP councilors winning

Pagadian election roundup

May 14, 2013 - 12:39 PM

Elections in Pagadian City wound up with reports of harassment technical glitches and vote buying

Pagadian Comelec: 'We're 100% ready'

May 13, 2013 - 4:00 AM

Pagadian City Zamboanga del Sur all set for May 13 elections

4 incidents of vote buying in provinces

May 12, 2013 - 3:01 PM

Less than 48 hours before elections 4 vote buying incidents took place in Pagadian Cavite Cebu and Dipolog

Pagadian interfaith leaders condemn election-related killings

May 02, 2013 - 9:46 PM

Faith leaders condemn escalating attacks on Pagadian candidates barely two weeks before election

Pagadian mayor asks CA to junk estafa raps

Apr 29, 2013 - 5:32 PM

Co s lawyers said the case against him was politically motivated

DISMISS THE CHARGES. Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co denies any link with Aman scam despite documentary evidence and witnesses implicating his involvement. Screenshot from ANC on YouTube.

Confusion in Pagadian City Hall

Apr 22, 2013 - 11:27 AM

Pagadian City Vice Mayor Romeo Pulmones who has assumed the post of OIC Mayor wants to avoid a clash with supporters of missing Mayor Samuel Co

Court orders arrest of Pagadian City mayor

Apr 13, 2013 - 3:56 PM

The Lanao del Norte court fails to serve the warrant of arrest for Pagadian City Mayor Sammy Co

Protesters barricade on Pagadian airport runway

Apr 06, 2013 - 1:25 AM

Protesters camp out on the runway of Pagadian National Airport to demand compensaton for their land causing cancellation and diversion of flights

Fil-Canadian baby, nanny kidnapped

Feb 07, 2013 - 2:18 PM

Kidnappers are demanding a P50 M ransom

Christmas in Pagadian City

Dec 25, 2012 - 11:52 PM

A glimpse of the holiday season in Pagadian City

Timeline: The Aman Futures pyramid scam

Nov 28, 2012 - 8:04 PM

Rappler traces the development of the Aman Futures pyramid scam in Pagadian City and the alleged role played by Samuel Co

Pagadian mayor says he distributed Aman checks 'to help my people'

Nov 28, 2012 - 1:28 PM

Pagadian Mayor Samuel Co confirms that he handed out checks from Aman to investors but insisted he had no involvement with the company and only meant to help investors get their money after the Aman offices closed down

Pagadian mayor denies hand in pyramid scam

Nov 27, 2012 - 1:25 PM

Co says he is being used as a scapegoat

Buckle up for higher airfares (no thanks to soaring oil prices)

Mar 20, 2012 - 10:24 AM

As airlines petition to pass on higher fuel prices to passengers