Hanjin subcontractor suspended over fatal accident; workers blame labor subcontracting for unsafe workplace

By HENRY EMPEÑO | May 17, 2018 SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Authorities have suspended a subcontractor at the Hanjin shipyard in the Redondo Peninsula here after an accident last Saturday killed one worker and injured three others when they fell off a collapsed platform mounted at the side of a ship under construction. Both the Subic… Read More Hanjin subcontractor suspended over fatal accident; workers blame labor subcontracting for unsafe workplace

Colorful street carnival caps week-long Subic festival

By CARRIE T. ASPA | Subic, Zambales A colorful parade of entries and the scintillating performances of street-dancers from various barangays in Subic, as well as other towns in Zambales, aptly brought the week-long “Subic Ay!” Festival here to its satisfying conclusion on Sunday, May 6. In this year’s celebration, the street-dancing tilt dazzled the… Read More Colorful street carnival caps week-long Subic festival

Subic celebrates ‘Araw ng Mangingisda at Magsasaka’

By MALOU DUNGOG | Subic, Zambales SOME 1,000 registered farmers and fisherfolks from the seven coastal barangays here joined the “Araw ng Mangingisda at Magsasaka” held at New Fishport on Thursday, May 3. Subic municipal agriculturist Miguela Lolita Buan said the local government unit (LGU) of Subic has undertaken various activities in recognition of the… Read More Subic celebrates ‘Araw ng Mangingisda at Magsasaka’

‘Plogging’ seen to boost health, environment

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is bringing to Subic a new way of boosting both human and nature’s health—“plogging.” SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said plogging, a term that blends the English word “jogging” and the Swedish phrase “plocka upp” or pick up, is now becoming popular in… Read More ‘Plogging’ seen to boost health, environment

Subic: Gearing up for sustainability

Mayor Jay Khonghun: ‘Dynamic leadership and a united community will give us progress and growth’ By CARRIE T. ASPA and ALEX GALANG SUBIC, Zambales —FACING a growing population and rapid urbanization, the local government unit (LGU) of Subic, Zambales is, nevertheless, turning the tide towards sustainable growth by undertaking a multi-pronged campaign to empower citizens… Read More Subic: Gearing up for sustainability