NEWS AROUND SUBIC BAY

How is Subic Freeport today amid the long running leadership row?

Posted 1 day ago - English

Amid the gag order imposed by the House Bases Conversion committee between the warring top officials of the government owned state agency, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) two months ago, a drastic measure adopted as to prevent damaging the image of the country’s first Freeport and selection as foreign investment site.

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Dawning of a golden age for Subic Bay’s hotel industry

Posted 2 days ago - English

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—Buoyed by accessible natural tourist attractions and a conscientious program of special events that draw hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, the hotel industry in the Subic Bay Freeport has been experiencing an unprecedented growth in the past five years.

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A peaceful ‘National Day of Protest’

Posted 2 days ago - English

MANILA – It was a peaceful National Day of Protest across the country. Some 28,000 demonstrators flocked to different rally areas Thursday — but with clashing positions: one group expressed grievances against the government and one expressed strong support to the Duterte administration.

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BPO investments falling

Posted 3 days ago - English

New investment pledges in the IT-BPM industry registered through various promotion agencies fell 34 percent in the second quarter from a year ago, continuing the decline in one of the country’s top dollar earners that the trade chief had partly attributed to the uncertainty in US policy.

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Subic investor firm protests paying common area fees

Posted 4 days ago - English

Subic Bay Freeport Zone

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT: A Subic locator that opposes the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority’s (SBMA) imposition of Common Use Service Area (CUSA) fees has asked the government agency to stop charging it for payment, citing a court ruling that annulled the practice.

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LOOK: International Coastal Cleanup in Subic Bay Freeport

Posted 4 days ago - English

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.

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

Posted 4 days ago - English

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.

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National Tourism Week 2017

Posted 5 days ago - English

As one of the top tourist destinations across Asia and the world, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority kicks off this year's National Tourism Week in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone this Sunday, September 24, with the opening of a trade exhibit at the Harbor Point Mall. The weeklong celebration will put a spotlight on the numerous hallmarks and achievements attained by the Freeport in the tourism industry. With the theme “Sustainable Tourism, a Tool for Development”, fun-filled activities which are open to the public are scheduled throughout the week until September 30.

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Escolango takes oath before finance Sec. Dominguez

Posted 5 days ago - English

Secretary Carlos “Sonny” Dominguez lll has welcomed Randy B. Escolango, former OIC Administrator of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), as the newest addition to his top management team at the Dept. of Finance (DoF).

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3 Hanjin unions set certification election

Posted 5 days ago - English

REPRESENTATIVES of Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines (HHIC-Phil) and leaders of the workers’ union Alyansa ng Manggagawang Organisadong Pilipino-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (AMAPO- TUCP) have agreed on a venue for the conduct of a certification election of the three company unions.

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