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SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma also urged business locators and other Subic stakeholders to disinfect their facilities and buildings amid the rising coronavirus cases in the Philippines
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'
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'
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'
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
The government says at least 1,000 jobs will be available for workers who were displaced due to Hanjin's bankruptcy
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
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
The SBMA chairman says previous shortage of funds had led to embarrassing situations
1996 was the first time the Philippines hosted the APEC summit and it was a golden opportunity for the government to flaunt the potential of a US military base turned industry hub
Fahrenheit Company files new complaints against the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority – a move that the SBMA management says is meant to harass its execs
The respondents are facing charges for allegedly conspiring against a Subic Freeport Zone locator over ownership of scrap materials
Fahrenheit Company Limited has accused the two officials of dishonesty gross misconduct grave abuse of authority and oppression
Some establishments have already closed while others are just struggling to survive right now according to business owners
The US embassy declines to comment while local officials refuse to believe the cancellation of the visits is linked to anger stirred by the investigation into a US Marine linked to the killing of a Filipino
A consultant of the Korean shipbuilder at the Subic Freeport denies workers claim that they use illegal drugs to stay awake during 24 hour shifts that they are made to take
The latest casualty is said to be the 38th worker killed in an accident at the Korean shipbuilder s shipyard since 2006
The government is also eyeing the same arrangement for the Batangas port
Police have filed charges against 5 men caught carrying salvage of vessels from the site of perhaps the largest number of sunken ships since World War II
Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority chairman Roberto Garcia wants to transform the freeport zone into one of Asia s major logistics hub
The local government of San Antonio Zambales turns over some 10 000 hectares to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority
The Tsunami Early Warning System TeWS forms part of a string of early warning systems installed in selected high risk coastal communities
The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority SBMA is set to release a total of P74 5 million worth of checks to the surrounding communities
The complex will feature hotels condominiums a theme park pool villas and casino and gaming operations
Local government units and residents in and around the Subic Freeport Zone continues to oppose a coal plant project supported by top Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority officials
Total committed investments in the Freeport in fact fell 93 in 2012 from the previous year
He doesn t have much resources for ads he still doesn t believe in surveys but the returning senator is banking on his track record
Glenn Defense Marine Asia will continue to operate and perform its other functions even after the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority SBMA has temporarily suspended them for illegal dumping of ship sewage in Philippine waters
Aquino did not commit grave abuse of discretion says Court of Appeals
Senators believe SBMA officials colluded with an Indian rice exporter and a local consignee to smuggle rice