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  • proper noun A short-lived revolutionary republic, founded after the collapse of Spanish colonial rule in the Philippines, existing between May and November 1899.
  • proper noun A former province of the Philippines.


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  • TACLOBAN CITY-A passing vessel rescued 15 Filipinos and four South Koreans on lifeboats after they abandoned a Panamanian-registered ZAMBOANGA CITY: Even as the country reels from the sinking of SuperFerry 9 off the Zamboanga peninsula, another vessel sank on Monday near Hilaban Island in Samar. - Articles related to Typhoon Melor waves crash on Japan before landfall near Kyoto and Tokyo

  • The attack happened around 2: 30 a.m. when an unidentified gunman raided the house of a mayoral candidate in Zamboanga del Sur province, said spokeswoman Steffani Cacho.

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  • Reuters SCHOOL HORROR: Relatives mourned Dorine Orpiano, one of three people killed and six injured by knife-wielding ex-convict Fely Mateo at an elementary school in Zamboanga City, Philippines, Friday.

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  • As they moved down the beach, they spread out into separate shadows, so distinct that the CIA monitor in Zamboanga City showed their legs moving as they walked toward the boat.

    Jihadists in Paradise

  • Late on the evening of June 20, just thirteen days after the botched rescue, four boats slipped away from berths at the navy pier in Zamboanga City and steered north along the coastline.

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  • Tilao began calling Siglos from his cell phone — service was reliable in Zamboanga City so he did not need to use the satellite phone.

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  • Siglos bought the phone at a store in Zamboanga; the marines recorded its serial number, and then Siglos passed it along to the couriers who would take it into the jungle with the groceries Tilao had requested — also purchased with money from the CIA.

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  • “Are there lots of millionaires there in Zamboanga City to kidnap?” he asked.

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  • Doctors in Zamboanga City attended to her wounded leg, and by phone she both celebrated and grieved with her family.

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  • From a base in Zamboanga City, the marines had re­established their Siglos supply line.

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