Subic eyeing to be port of choice for North and Central Luzon

By HENRY EMPEÑO   SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — With lower rates, faster turnaround time, and 15 piers and wharves to choose from, the Subic Bay Freeport is angling to be the port of choice for shippers and port users in Northern and Central Luzon today. Atty. Wilma T. Eisma, administrator and chief executive officer of… Read More Subic eyeing to be port of choice for North and Central Luzon

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

Subic Freeport hosts ASEAN Mangrove Congress for 2nd time

By JONAS REYES SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – A total of 150 delegates to the 2nd ASEAN Mangrove Congress joined the workshop here on Thursday, September 7, by planting and tagging various species of mangrove, which are considered vital in stabilizing coastal areas. The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) and the Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau… Read More Subic Freeport hosts ASEAN Mangrove Congress for 2nd time

Gordon bats for Central Luzon investment corridor

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT –  Senator Richard Gordon has called on the Subic Bay Freeport business community to support his proposal to establish an investment corridor in Central Luzon that will encourage more business and livelihood activities and spur further development in the area. Speaking during the North Luzon Business Conference here last week, Gordon said… Read More Gordon bats for Central Luzon investment corridor

SBMA prepares for 25th founding anniversary

By HENRY EMPEÑO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is preparing for a grand celebration this year in connection with its silver anniversary this coming November. According to SBMA Administrator & CEO Wilma T. Eisma, agency officials have approved a month-long schedule of activities to mark the organization’s 25th year of… Read More SBMA prepares for 25th founding anniversary

Residents prod ERC on $1.2-B Subic coal plant project

By HENRY EMPEÑO    SUBIC, Zambales — Officials of Barangay Cawag in this town have asked the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) for the speedy review and approval of the power supply agreement (PSA) for the long-delayed coal-fired thermal power project proposed for construction in their village by the Redondo Peninsula Energy Inc. (RP Energy). In… Read More Residents prod ERC on $1.2-B Subic coal plant project

Korean firm to put up P3.6-B golf course-leisure park in Subic Freeport

By HENRY EMPEÑO SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — A Korean-led company has received approval from the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) for the development of a P3.6-billion golf course and hotel and leisure facilities complex in the Subic Bay Freeport. DM Leisure Corporation, a group headed by Hana Tour Philippines president  Byung Cheol Kim, has committed… Read More Korean firm to put up P3.6-B golf course-leisure park in Subic Freeport