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SM offers college scholarships

SM offers college scholarships

SM Foundation, through its College Scholarship Program is pleased to announce that the screening and examination of applicants is on February 20, 2015 (Friday),10am at the 6th floor Carpark of SM City Olongapo. This is open to graduating public high school students with the following qualifications: a. P150,000 or less household income per year, supported […]

Three mining firms penalized

MANILA, Philippines — Three mining firms operating in Zambales were ordered to pay some P3.2 million peso as indemnity for farmers affected by their projects. The Contingent Liability and Rehabilitation Fund Steering Committee (CLRFSC) approved the compensation of 30 farmers in a resolution issued last month. The committee agreed that some farms in Sta. Cruz […]

Police heightens preparations for APEC summit

CLARK FREEPORT, January 21 — Security forces and emergency preparedness and response teams began Tuesday the deployment of personnel and equipment in Clark and Subic Bay in line with the first Senior Officials’ Meeting and Related Meetings (SOM1) of the 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit from January 26-February 7. “We are deploying around 3,000 […]

Police arrest Aussie accused of wife beating

San Fernando, Pampanga — Police authorities said that an Australian national was arrested in Castillejos, Zambales for allegedly handcuffing and abusing his wife last January 19th. The Philippine National Police regional office, in a report, said that 67-year old Wayne Packham was charged with violating Republic Act 9262, or the anti-Violence Against Women and Their […]

Zambales mine resumes hauling operations

The Benguet Corp. Nickel Mines Inc. may now resume its hauling operations in Zambales after the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) lifted its cease and desist order it issued last year. This was announced by Benguet Corporation, the mother company of BNMI, yesterday in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE). According […]

North Zambales to experience power interruption

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) announced that parts of Zambales will experience a nine-hour power interruption on Tuesday, Jan. 20, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines said. In an statement sent to the subicupdater.com, the NGCP said the power outage will affect areas serviced by Zambales Electric Cooperative 1 (ZAMECO I). […]

Castillejos gets traffic enforcement boost from RP Energy

Castillejos gets traffic enforcement boost from RP Energy

By John Bayarong SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Redondo Peninsula Energy, Inc. (RP Energy) recently turned over brand new safety vests, LED flashlights and hand reflectors to the Castillejos town in the province of Zambales for the use of its 25-man traffic force. RP Energy corporate social responsibility head Victor Persius Chan said the donation […]

Zambales quake rocks Subic Bay

The Subic Bay area experienced a magnitude 6 earthquake this Sunday morning, January 11. Residents peppered their social media accounts at around 3:33 AM with comments asking people if they felt the tremors or if they knew anyone getting hurt. The earthquake also shook the entire Zambales province and Metro Manila. The Philippine Institute of […]

Subic Bay hosts APEC conferences

By Bebot Sison, Jr. SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – Two of the four senior officials’ conferences of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is set to be held at a newly opened hotel and resort here later this month. The First Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM1) of the 2015 APEC summit will take place at the P120-million Subic […]

Olongapo is most PWD friendly city

The local government of Olongapo led by Mayor Rolen Paulino was elevated to the hall of fame after clinching the Most Outstanding PWD-Friendly City in Central Luzon for three consecutive years. In accepting the award from the Regional Council on Disability Affairs, Paulino said this only shows that the local government of Olongapo gives priority […]

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