Top 10 Subic Freeport workers honored

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma has challenged outstanding workers here to lead the Subic workforce in caring for the Freeport with “malasakit” and passion. During the recent awarding ceremony for the Ten Outstanding Freeport Workers at Cinema 4 of Harbor Point Ayala Mall here, Eisma… Read More Top 10 Subic Freeport workers honored

SBMA recalls past struggles in building PHL’s first free port

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Hundreds of former volunteers and current employees and officials of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) on Friday recalled the hardship they overcame in building the first Philippine free port and renewed their commitment for a sustainable and more progressive Subic. In a ceremony graciously attended by former heads of the… Read More SBMA recalls past struggles in building PHL’s first free port

SBMA takes over computer school facilities over unpaid rent

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) on Saturday (Nov. 25) peacefully took control over a secondary and tertiary school here after it failed to settle its financial obligation to the SBMA amounting to P19 million. The SBMA’s Legal Department, assisted by personnel from the Law Enforcement Department, entered the premises of… Read More SBMA takes over computer school facilities over unpaid rent

Philippine flag to fly 24/7 in Subic Freeport

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has been authorized to continuously fly what is reputedly the biggest Philippine flag at its administration building here. This after the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) passed NHCP Board Resolution No. 8, s. 2017 to designate the Subic Bay Freeport Zone as place… Read More Philippine flag to fly 24/7 in Subic Freeport

Subic cited as Asia’s ‘Fastest Growing Free Trade Zone’

By HENRY EMPEÑO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Fresh from its victory in the sports tourism derby last week in Bangkok where it was named “Best Sports Tourism Destination of the Year”, the Subic Bay has gained yet another recognition, this time as Asia’s “Fastest Growing Free Trade Zone” in the International Finance Awards 2017. Aside… Read More Subic cited as Asia’s ‘Fastest Growing Free Trade Zone’

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

Subic named Asia’s  top sports tourism destination

By HENRY EMPEÑO | Subic Bay Freeport YEARS and years of hosting triathlons, fun runs and other sports events finally paid off for the Subic Bay Freeport Zone as it was adjudged the “Best Sports Tourism Destination of the Year” during the Third Sports Industries Awards and Conference Asia (SPIA Asia) last Tuesday in Bangkok,… Read More Subic named Asia’s  top sports tourism destination