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More shipping lines eyeing Subic Freeport

More shipping lines eyeing Subic Freeport

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The shipping community in the Southeast Asian region is starting to notice the potentials of the Port of Subic as an ideal port to move and transship both containerized and bulk cargo shipments. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairman Roberto Garcia said the container ship MV Sicilia made its maiden voyage on the […]

German and PH football legends square off

German and PH football legends square off

German all-stars and former national team players are coming to Manila to play the football greats of the Philippines on October 18 at 2:30 pm at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The game will feature German football legends and 1990 World Champion Guido Buchwald and 1996 European Champions Fredi Bobic and Dieter Eilts, among others. The […]

Police readies charges in Olongapo slay

Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga – Police auhtorities today said that charges are being prepared against the Unites States marine suspected of killing a transgender in Olongapo City. In a statement, the Regiona 3 Philippine National Police identified the suspect as Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton, United States Marine Corps 2nd Battalion 9th […]

Scout Troop No. 5

Scout Troop No. 5

When I was eleven me and my American neighbor Terry Davenport went to join Boy Scouts Troop No. 5 sponsored by Lincoln Masonic lodge. We met in the social hall of that great temple with two roman columns in its facade. The masonic building was prmominent because just next door was the public library and […]

Marine detained by US Navy

A United States Marine is reporetdly under custody on board the amphibious assault ship Peleliu, the Marine Corps Times reported yesterday (October 12, 2014). In a report published last night, the marinecorpstimes.com said that it obtained a copy of an internal Navy memo that said a Marine assigned to 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, out of […]

Olongapo police hunts down transgender killer

OLONGAPO CITY, October 12, 2014 – A manhunt was launched for the killer of a transgender inside a hotel here last Saturday night (October 11th). Police authorities identified the victim as Jeffrey Laude, a resident of Barangay West Tapinac and said that he checked in the Celzone Lodge with a foreigner. The Laude was later […]

Bataan economic zone guns for “top freeport” spot

Bataan economic zone guns for “top freeport” spot

By Jose Mari Garcia MARIVELES, Bataan, October 8 — In just five years after paradigm shift in administration, the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) is gunning for a third-straight-year feat as the fastest growing Freeport in the country. AFAB generated about P84 billion worth of investments in the first half of 2014 […]

SBMA institutionalizes Integrity Program

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), in line with its corporate governance initiative and in support of President Aquino’s “Tuwid na Daan” program, is now moving to institutionalize the Integrity Pledge (IP) program, which requires ethical business practices. SBMA Chairman Roberto Garcia said the program will cover all officials and employees of the […]

Three killed in a shootout at shabu tiangge

By Jeff Tombado Subic, Zambales—Three people were confirmed dead in a shootout between the police and a group of suspected drug pushers in Barangay Calapacuan, of this town yesterday morning. Police authorities identified the fatalities as JunJun Jakaria, a resident of Barangay Calapacuan, this town and two other people identified only as “Tuklaw” and another […]

10,000 Olongapo residents join coastal cleanup

10,000 Olongapo residents join coastal cleanup

By JOHN BAYARONG More than 10,000 volunteers joined the annual International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) organized by the local government and the Lighthouse Marina Resort last September 27th. Official records put the actual number of participants at 10,741, the most number of volunteers in the eighth year history of the cleanup movement. The ICC movement also […]

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