Gordon bats for Central Luzon investment corridor

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT –  Senator Richard Gordon has called on the Subic Bay Freeport business community to support his proposal to establish an investment corridor in Central Luzon that will encourage more business and livelihood activities and spur further development in the area. Speaking during the North Luzon Business Conference here last week, Gordon said… Read More Gordon bats for Central Luzon investment corridor

SBMA prepares for 25th founding anniversary

By HENRY EMPEÑO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is preparing for a grand celebration this year in connection with its silver anniversary this coming November. According to SBMA Administrator & CEO Wilma T. Eisma, agency officials have approved a month-long schedule of activities to mark the organization’s 25th year of… Read More SBMA prepares for 25th founding anniversary

Residents prod ERC on $1.2-B Subic coal plant project

By HENRY EMPEÑO    SUBIC, Zambales — Officials of Barangay Cawag in this town have asked the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) for the speedy review and approval of the power supply agreement (PSA) for the long-delayed coal-fired thermal power project proposed for construction in their village by the Redondo Peninsula Energy Inc. (RP Energy). In… Read More Residents prod ERC on $1.2-B Subic coal plant project

Korean firm to put up P3.6-B golf course-leisure park in Subic Freeport

By HENRY EMPEÑO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — A Korean-led company has received approval from the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) for the development of a P3.6-billion golf course and hotel and leisure facilities complex in the Subic Bay Freeport. DM Leisure Corporation, a group headed by Hana Tour Philippines president  Byung Cheol Kim, has committed… Read More Korean firm to put up P3.6-B golf course-leisure park in Subic Freeport

Subic firms absorb 2,557 ‘endo’ workers

By PATRICK ROXAS | The Manila Times SOME 2,557 “endo” or contractual workers referred for regularization by 17 manpower service providers here were recently absorbed by their respective companies in compliance with the Department of Labor and Employment order, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority’s (SBMA) Labor Department said in a report. A memo received by SBMA… Read More Subic firms absorb 2,557 ‘endo’ workers

San Marcelino villages compete for best solid waste program

By CARRIE T. ASPA | San Marcelino, Zambales WITH total prizes amounting to P1 million, the 18 barangays comprising this farming and mining town are scrambling to be named the best practitioner in solid waste management here. To successfully do that, however, the barangays have to accumulate at least 1,020 points during the one-year contest… Read More San Marcelino villages compete for best solid waste program