SBMA sees rosy prospects for Subic investments, employment

By NING DIMAANO |  SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) expects to continue attracting foreign direct investments and to generate more jobs this year, as it plans to expand into surrounding communities to accommodate major development projects. SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said in a presentation at the recent… Read More SBMA sees rosy prospects for Subic investments, employment

Japanese firm to build robotic parts in Subic Freeport

By NING DIMAANO |  SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — A Japanese company known as the leading supplier of precision gearing solutions to the industrial automation marketplace is planning to set up operations here to manufacture key components for industrial robots. Nidec-Shimpo Corporation (Japan), a wholly-owned company of Japan’s Nidec Corporation and sister-company of Nidec Subic Philippine… Read More Japanese firm to build robotic parts in Subic Freeport

Grab gets positive response for Subic Freeport franchise

By HENRY EMPEÑO |  SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading internet-based ride-hailing and booking company, is receiving positive feedback for its plan to expand operations into the Subic Bay Freeport. Grab Philippines head for expansion Carlo Cu Unjieng outlined last week the firm’s proposal for a Subic franchise and asked Subic Bay Metropolitan… Read More Grab gets positive response for Subic Freeport franchise

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 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

P135.8-M port dev’t projects to bring bigger ships to Subic Bay

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Some P135.8 million worth of infrastructure projects designed to expand and further develop port facilities here will bring in bigger ships and boost income for the Port of Subic upon their completion by next year. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Wilma T. Eisma said that both the national government and the… Read More P135.8-M port dev’t projects to bring bigger ships to Subic Bay