Missing UP student’s kin press for Palparan conviction

By HENRY EMPEÑO MASINLOC, Zambales  — The parents of missing University of the Philippines (UP) student Karen Empeño have renewed the call to convict retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan, who was tagged in the forced disappearance of their daughter 11 years ago in Hagonoy, Bulacan. In a statement released on Tuesday, two days before the… Read More Missing UP student’s kin press for Palparan conviction

Ad Summit back to Subic Bay for third time

By HENRY EMPEÑO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT –  Ad Summit Pilipinas, the country’s biggest advertising and marketing event, will be staged at the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center (SBECC ) in this free port on March 7 to 10, marking yet another return here of this biennial gathering of industry practitioners. Organizers from the Association… Read More Ad Summit back to Subic Bay for third time

SBMA releases P147-million LGU shares

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT— The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) recently released a total of P147 million representing revenue shares to eight local government units (LGUs) adjacent to the Subic Bay Freeport. SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said the revenue shares were given to help finance development projects in health, education, peace and order,… Read More SBMA releases P147-million LGU shares

‘Spectacular’ year seen for Subic tourism

By HENRY EMPEÑO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — With cruise ship visits, national conferences, sports competitions, and festivals among the 18 major events slated here this year, the tourism outlook in the Subic Bay Freeport is expected to be nothing short of spectacular. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said that… Read More ‘Spectacular’ year seen for Subic tourism