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SBMA confers awards to 15 top Subic Freeport investors

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has conferred its first SBMA Mabuhay Business Awards to 15 business locators here who have strengthened the local economy and contributed significantly to the growth of the country’s gross domestic product.   Organized by the Office of the Chairman and Administrator and the SBMA Business […]

Singapore-based Interflour Group starts US$30-M flour mill in Subic

Singapore-based Interflour Group (Interflour), one of the producers of the finest flour in the world, commenced on Tuesday the construction of its Philippine mill in Freeport as part of its expansion program to meet the flour needs in South-East Asia . The ground-breaking ceremony was attended by Interflour managing director and chief executive  Greg Harvey, […]

FIFA trains 31 futsal coaches

By David Bayarong The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) recently conducted a five-day coaching course for futsal coaches from all over the country at PAREF Springdale, Cebu City. FIFA hopes to bring futsal to another level in the country, hoping to increase the profile of the sport in an emerging football country. FIFA International […]

RP Energy, SBMA hold taining for teacher and day care workers

Some 70 daycare workers and kindergarten teachers from Olongapo City, and the municipalities of Subic and Castillejos in Zambales Province were recently trained on Effective Storytelling at the Subic Bay Exhibit and Convention Center. Organized by Redondo Peninsula Energy, Inc. (RP Energy) in partnership with the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) and Adarna Publishing House, […]

Police step up drug campaign

Police authorities in the province stepped up their anti-illegal drug campaign this week with several arrests that led to the seizure of drugs, guns and ammunition. Seven drug personalities were nabbed in separate anti-drug operations here which led in the seizure of drugs, guns and ammunition on Friday. Subic police commander Chief Insp. Leonardo Madrid […]

US warship docks at Subic Bay

US warship docks at Subic Bay

The United States Navy ship USS Preble, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, docked at the Alava Pier of the Subic Bay Freeport Zone on Thursday morning for a routine port call after taking part in the CARAT 2015 military exercise held in Indonesia.

SBMA pushes $20-M redevelopment of Triboa

SBMA pushes $20-M redevelopment of Triboa

By John Bayarong After almost two decades of neglect, the Triboa area is set to be redeveloped into a $20 million leisure and commercial complex by a group headed by Taiwan’s former Vice President Annette Lu. In a statement, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) chairman Robert Garcia said that the investment project will feature three […]

Body of missing 5-year-old girl found

Subic, Zambales — The body of the missing 5-year-old girl after a flash flood swept away their house last Monday was found by residents Wednesday (August 26). Police authorities said the body of R-Gien Quintero was found beneath a boat docked near the Barangay Calapandayan at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Last Monday, following the continuous rainfall since Saturday, Mangan-Vaca River overflowed […]

Flood kills two, one still missing

Flood kills two, one still missing

Subic, Zambales — Two siblings died and one remains missing after a strong current from a nearby river destroyed their house on Monday. In a report submitted to Subic police chief Chief Insp. Leonardo Madrid, the casualties were identified as 9-month old Regienyr Quintero and Rian Layn Quintero, 2. Another sibling identified as R-Gien, 5, […]

SBMA allots P40.6M to upgrade facilities

SBMA allots P40.6M to upgrade facilities

  The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) said it allocated P40.6 million to fund various infrastructure projects in anticipation of the influx of tourists in the last quarter of the year.  SBMA Chairman Roberto Garcia revealed that the agency is currently implementing various infrastructure projects that include repair of roads and bridges, improvement of drainage […]

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