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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 […]

Man kills wife, stabs himself

A man killed his wife inside their home after taking her hostage here Wednesday morning (August 12). The suspect, Victor Rodriguez, 42, a resident of Purok 1 in Barangay NEw Cabalan stabbed his wife to death, Marivic, and then tried to take his own life. Neighbors told police officers that the suspect was mentally unstable […]

Two most wanted fall

Two most wanted fall

By JOHN BAYARONG Police authorities arrested two of the city’s most wanted persons recently, a move meant to show that the local police are on top of the peace and order situation in the city. The Olongapo City Police Office (OCPO) announced the arrests of Augusto Paras, male, 33, a resident of Cell 1, Upper […]

Mojica killing suspect arrested

One of the suspects in the brutal killing of a 23- year old woman last month was arrested yesterday by authorities. Police officials identified the suspect as Niño de la Cruz and revealed that he was arrested  in Metro Manila last Wednesday. De la Cruz, and another suspect, Jonathan Dewayne Viane, 29, were subjects of […]

US ships start arriving in Subic Bay

US ships start arriving in Subic Bay

Two United States Navy ships are docked inside the Freeport zone today, signalling an increasing presence in what used to be the largest US Naval military facility outside the American mainland. A Los Angeles-class submarine, the USS Chicago, touted as the most sophisticated in the world, and a hospital ship, USNS Mercy, are part of […]

Pinoy facilities, not American, says SBMA

Pinoy facilities, not American, says SBMA

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) yesterday clarified that the proposed military facilities here will be operated by state security forces, not by the United States government. “There is no truth that Subic Bay will again be occupied by US as its military base,” said Garcia. He explained that the 13-hectare […]

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