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None of the Navy's current harbors are deep enough for its new warships, and Hanjin shipyard has the right depth and an ideal location, says Navy chief Rear Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo
Local officials and people's organizations put the pressure on the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority to temporarily stop accepting cruise ships amid the novel coronavirus scare
'We also ask for a review of all projects within the past 10 to 15 years that have already destroyed hectares of wetlands, mangroves and forests, in the name of development,' says Save Subic Bay Coalition spokesperson El Latinazo, after a protected area in the freeport was cleared for a shooting range
SBMA says the contractor, CFV ARAR Contractors, has been issued a violation notice for the 'extensive clearing and grubbing operations in the area without appropriate environmental permit'
The venue in the West Ilanin forest – an environmentally-protected area – is supposed to be used for the shooting competition of the SEA Games, even if there is an existing firing range just a kilometer away
A total of eight venues were prepared for the 17 games to be held at the Subic Bay Freeport
Brighterday Subic Ltd. Inc, operator of All Hands Beach, is the latest locator to file a complaint against SBMA over policies that are allegedly inimical to locators in the free port
SBMA management says its letter to the Philippine Coast Guard 'was simply a procedural reminder and a statement of policy'
An Olongapo resident who was helping the marooned Vietnamese described the SBMA as 'so heartless'
The Vietnamese embassy in Manila has asked the government to assist the fishermen
Subic Bay Marine Exploratorium Inc. President and CEO Robert Gonzaga says the takeover by the SBMA is 'the beginning of their attempt to shut us down if we don't give in to their unreasonable demands'
'We have been forced to take SBMA to court since they are clearly unwilling to deal with us in good faith,' says SBMEI president and CEO Robert Gonzaga
The Bureau of Customs inside the Subic Bay Freeport breaches collection targets, thanks companies which contributed to this achievement
SBMEI president and CEO Robert Gonzaga says the SBMA's decision to preterminate its lease is 'extremely unfair...to the point of recklessness'
Subic Bay Marine Exploratorium Incorporated commits numerous violations and has arrears of about P25 million on its payment scheme and P7 million on its current billing
In dismissing the case, the Ombudsman says the SBMA officials 'acted only in accordance with the law'
Authorities say Daniel Mercado's scheme is to pose as a participant in conventions so he could steal laptops and other items from delegates
The suspect forcibly takes a Starex van and drives it inside the Subic Bay Freeport
A consortium of private US equity firm Cerberus Capital Management and Australian shipbuilder Austal informs SBMA and Hanjin creditors of its intention to take over the beleaguered shipyard
Senator Leila de Lima cites 'claims from no less than our top military officials that Chinese presence in these strategic border islands would pose, if not guarantee, security risks to our country'
Military spokesman Brigadier General Edgard Arevalo says the government should study the security implications of handing over the islands to foreign entities
As the Philippines works on resolving the issue of China and the sunken Gem-Ver, here's how we and other countries ironed things out in the past
SBMA prevents entry of shipment labelled as 'food items' from Guangzhou, China
Authorities are expecting that the transfer of the 69 container vans to MV Bavaria will be completed by Friday morning, May 31
The government says at least 1,000 jobs will be available for workers who were displaced due to Hanjin's bankruptcy
District collector and lawyer Rhea Gregorio credits this to the 'strict implementation of customs laws and rules and regulations'
(UPDATED) Senators urge the Philippine National Police to 'use the full force of the law' to solve the murder of prominent businessman Dominic Sytin, regarded as one of the pillars of the Subic Freeport Zone
SBMA Law Enforcement Department says morning joggers found Park Jin Sung sprawled on the beach
The goodwill visit of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's Escort Flotilla Four at Subic Bay will be until September 5
Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Chairperson and Administrator Wilma Eisma says more than 30 investor-companies have cooperated to settle long-due obligations, negotiating payment arrangements approved by the board
The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority's local campaign to buy dry cigarette butts for P300 per kilo has caught national and international attention
Comteq Computer and Business College or Comteq, located in the Subic Bay Free Port, allegedly has rental obligations amounting to P17 million
President Rodrigo Duterte says 'it was not really the fault' of Martin Diño, one of his staunchest allies
This comes after sacked SBMA chair Martin Diño earlier said he has accepted Malacañang's offer to serve as DILG undersecretary for barangay affairs
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Martin Diño is disappointed, however, because he says he was not properly notified of his removal from the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority
(UPDATED) Senator Richard Gordon admits he recommend the appointment of his former executive assistant and legal staff member to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA)
(3rd UPDATE) Newly appointed SBMA chairperson Wilma Eisma replaces the President's ally Martin Diño
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte after visiting the JS Izumo also asserts he will push for a Code of Conduct in disputed waters
The brief port call highlights the strong community and military connections between the Philippines and the United States the US embassy says
The SBMA chief wants the financing of the proposed multi modal coastal highway to be under the Philippine China Framework of Cooperation
UPDATED Outgoing Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority chairman Roberto Garcia formally turns over the SBMA flag to Martin Diño President Duterte s appointee
Police say the Chinese crew manufactured shabu at sea then dumped drug parcels in pick up points for contacts in Cagayan Pangasinan and Zambales
We want to deepen the relationship with the Philippines says Captain Masaki Takada as Japanese destroyer Ise docks in Subic Bay
The US embassy conveys its condolences to the family of the Filipino airman who died in a tragic accident during the annual PH US joint military exercises
Creative minds were invited to Come Out and Play for Ad Summit Pilipinas 2016
Through engagements with our partners such as this port visit to Subic Bay we aid in maintaining stability says the commanding officer of the USS Ohio
UPDATED The Oyashio vessel will be in Subic Bay for drills starting Saturday March 19 while its escort ships will also head to Vietnam
Alexander a 5 time Ironman World Champion clocks in at 03:48:56 while two time World Champ Steffen comes in at 04:09:40
The SBMA chairman says previous shortage of funds had led to embarrassing situations