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

Ayta tribe gets title for ancestral land in Subic Freeport

By CARRIE T. ASPA |  SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — After 14 years of bargaining, and hoping and praying, the Magbukun Ayta tribe of Sitio Kanawan in Morong, Bataan finally got approval on their claim for ancestral domain over some 12,000 hectares of land straddling parts of Morong town and the Subic Bay Freeport Zone. During… Read More Ayta tribe gets title for ancestral land in Subic Freeport

Subic training more tour guides to keep up with cruise ship arrivals  

By JONAS REYES | SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has started training employees to help in guiding the growing number of tourists from large cruise ships that now frequently call in this free port. SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said that the agency, in cooperation with the Department… Read More Subic training more tour guides to keep up with cruise ship arrivals  

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 Bay community deals with storm debris the ‘bayanihan’ way

By HENRY EMPEÑO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Stakeholders in the Subic Bay area gathered by the hundreds here on Monday to help the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) clean up a shoreline littered with tons of debris brought about by the storm last week. Heeding a call for “bayanihan” from SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma… Read More Subic Bay community deals with storm debris the ‘bayanihan’ way