Ayta tribe gets title for ancestral land in Subic Freeport

By CARRIE T. ASPA |  SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — After 14 years of bargaining, and hoping and praying, the Magbukun Ayta tribe of Sitio Kanawan in Morong, Bataan finally got approval on their claim for ancestral domain over some 12,000 hectares of land straddling parts of Morong town and the Subic Bay Freeport Zone. During… Read More Ayta tribe gets title for ancestral land in Subic Freeport

Subic training more tour guides to keep up with cruise ship arrivals  

By JONAS REYES | SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has started training employees to help in guiding the growing number of tourists from large cruise ships that now frequently call in this free port. SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said that the agency, in cooperation with the Department… Read More Subic training more tour guides to keep up with cruise ship arrivals  

NFA starts unloading imported rice in Subic

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The National Food Authority (NFA) has started unloading imported rice from Thailand and Vietnam via the Subic Bay Freeport to reach intended destinations in Central Luzon and Cagayan Valley. NFA Administrator Jason Aquino said in meeting here with Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairman Wilma T. Eisma that a total of… Read More NFA starts unloading imported rice in Subic

Subic Bay community deals with storm debris the ‘bayanihan’ way

By HENRY EMPEÑO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Stakeholders in the Subic Bay area gathered by the hundreds here on Monday to help the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) clean up a shoreline littered with tons of debris brought about by the storm last week. Heeding a call for “bayanihan” from SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma… Read More Subic Bay community deals with storm debris the ‘bayanihan’ way

Subic Freeport business permits now good for 3 years

By HENRY EMPEÑO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Business locators in this free port will now benefit from a streamlined permitting system, as the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) extended the validity of business registrations here from one to three years. SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said the streamlining aims to further promote the… Read More Subic Freeport business permits now good for 3 years