Subic mayor urges deeper Napolcom probe on narco-politicians

By HENRY EMPEÑO SUBIC, Zambales — One of the mayors who were stripped of police power over alleged involvement in the illegal drugs trade has called on the National Police Commission (Napolcom) to investigate the cases further so that those implicated could clear their name. Mayor Jefferson Khonghun, in a press conference here on Saturday,… Read More Subic mayor urges deeper Napolcom probe on narco-politicians

RP Energy launches ‘Basura-Palit- Gamit-Eskwela’ program in Cawag

SUBIC, Zambales — The Redondo Peninsula Energy Inc. (RP Energy), proponent of a coal-fired thermal power plant project at the Redondo Peninsula, launched on Sept. 16 its Basura-Palit-Gamit-Eskwela program, a spin-off project of the International Coastal Cleanup where-in students can exchange collected recyclables and other trash for school supplies. The firm, in partnership with Kinabuksan… Read More RP Energy launches ‘Basura-Palit- Gamit-Eskwela’ program in Cawag

INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP AT SUBIC BAY FREEPORT

  Photos by Jun Dumaguing Freeport locators, residents and employees take part in the annual International Coastal Clean-up on Saturday (September 16) along the Waterfront area of the Subic Bay Freeport, in consonance with millions of other volunteers in the global effort to protect the sea and coastal areas. SBMA Administrator and CEO Wilma T.… Read More INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP AT SUBIC BAY FREEPORT

‘Gapo natives shine in SEA Games

THREE sports superstars who hailed from Olongapo City brought home gold and silver medals from the 2017 Southeast Asian Games held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 15 to 30. Filipino-American track and field athlete Eric Shauwn Brazas Cray emerged the men’s 400-meter hurdles champion in the 29th Southeast Asian Games after engaging Vietnamese challenger Quach Cong… Read More ‘Gapo natives shine in SEA Games

DPWH to complete Capas-Botolan Road in November

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is expected to complete the long-delayed connector road linking the provinces of Zambales and Tarlac by November. Public Works Secretary Mark A. Villar announced recently that the DPWH is targeting to finish the construction of the remaining 5-kilometer gap at the Zambales section of the 81-kilometer Capas-Botolan… Read More DPWH to complete Capas-Botolan Road in November

Sta. Cruz folks join call to close erring mining firms

MEMBERS of the Concerned Citizens of Sta. Cruz, Zambales (CCOS) joined other groups in calling for the closure of mining companies in Zambales that violated environmental laws. In a protest rally staged at the gates of the Mines and Geoscience Bureau (MGB) in Quezon City on September 7, CCOS and other anti-mining groups like the… Read More Sta. Cruz folks join call to close erring mining firms