US Marines, AFP advance sealift capabilities in Subic exercise

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT —  For the first time, U.S. Marine amphibious assault vehicles (AAV) embarked and launched on a Philippine Navy sealift vessel, the BRP Tarlac (LD-601), off the coast of Luzon, Oct. 2-9, in order to expand both militaries’ operational support capabilities. This kind of integrated training prepares the Philippine vessel to carry Philippine Marine… Read More US Marines, AFP advance sealift capabilities in Subic exercise

Central Luzon pushed as ideal site for Taiwan’s ‘southbound’ investments

By HENRY EMPEÑO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Central Luzon is now being eyed as an ideal destination for Taiwanese investments under Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy that seeks enhanced economic cooperation with the ASEAN, as well as countries in South Asia and Australasia. Speaking in the recent Philippine Investment Promotion Plan (PIPP) Investment Roadshow to Taiwan,… Read More Central Luzon pushed as ideal site for Taiwan’s ‘southbound’ investments