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US warship saves Pinoy fishermen

US warship saves Pinoy fishermen

The Impeccable-class ocean surveillance ship USNS Impeccable (T-AGOS-23) rescued 11 fishermen while in route to Subic Bay July 19. Impeccable sailors spotted personnel on a partially submerged ship and noted debris in the water. The Impeccable Master immediately deemed assistance was required and began preparations to deploy their rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB) to rescue the personnel. “This was […]

SBMA, firms restore mangroves

SBMA, firms restore mangroves

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has successfully harnessed the support of the private sector in implementing a project to restore mangrove forests here and increase public awareness on the importance of mangrove ecosystems. According to SBMA Chairman Roberto Garcia, five business locators here and two schools from as far as […]

Power firm donates learning center to Castillejos

Power firm donates learning center to Castillejos

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Redondo Peninsula Energy, Incorporated (RP Energy) has turned over a unit of its pre-school Unang Hakbang Learning Center project in Castillejos, Zambales as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) program in neighboring communities. RP Energy CSR head Victor Persius Chan formally turned over the facility to the Balaybay Day Care […]

City releases reserved Silahis Street lots

City releases reserved Silahis Street lots

The local government recently awarded rights to residents occupying some 3,000 square meters of lots at Silahis St. In a measure approved by the city council, the reservation of some lots in Silahis St. for the construction of a children’s park passed in 1957 was formally lifted. This opens up the possibility of eventual ownership […]

Kaingin a danger to power poles

Power grid operator National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) appealed to residents and farmers to avoid “kaingin” and other similar activities near or under the sub-transmission and transmission lines that could start grass fires which may spread towards wood pole structures. In Samar and Eastern Visayas, incidents of grass fire resulted in the burning […]

5-hour black out in Olongapo

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippine (NGCP) announced yesterday that city will experience a 5-hour power interruption on Sunday (June 7th) from 8AM to 1PM. The black out will be a scheduled interruption to allow the company to undertake its annual preventive maintenance of the 230kV bus at the Olongapo Substation and transmission line […]

Government approves power line for 600-MW plant

Government approves power line for 600-MW plant

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) got approval to build a P3.3-billion transmission for Redonddo Peninsula Energy’s (RPE) 600-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Subic Bay. The project involves the contruction of a new 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line from Castillejos, Zambales to Hermosa, Bataan. It will also expnd the current 230 kV Hermosa substation. The […]

Bank lends money for Subicwater shares

The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) approved a P210 million loan for the city government to buy back 10% of the Subicwater shares it sold two years ago. The move will also restore the seat in the Subicwater Board it lost because of the divestment. SubicWater is a public utility that supplies water to […]

Advertising summit returns to Subic

Advertising summit returns to Subic

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – Ad Summit Pilipinas, the biggest advertising and marketing convention in the country, will be making a comeback in Subic Bay Freeport next year. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairman Roberto Garcia and officials of the Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies of the Philippines (4As) signed a memorandum of agreement recently to […]

GLOBAL WARMING

GLOBAL WARMING

The effects of global warming cannot be wantonly disregarded. Losing democratic presidential candidate Al Gore produced and narrated a film documentary on weather change due to global warming. The widespread carbon imprint due to usage of petroleum create imbalance between oxygen production of nature and carbon dioxide (CO2) and monoxide production because of machines and […]

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