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Judge quits Subic land case after he was sued


The judge who ordered a Japanese firm in the Subic Bay Freeport to suspend construction work on its manufacturing plant has inhibited himself from the case after he was sued for graft in the Supreme Court and the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the case involving the Japanese firm.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Anticoal protest revived in Subic


Do not be surprised if one of these days, one will see people in the Subic Bay Freeport and nearby areas in Zambales province wearing protest shirts against a proposed coal-fired power plant here.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

6 firms ask court to stop SBMA from collecting tourism fees

Six companies at Subic Bay Freeport in Zambales and Bataan provinces have asked an Olongapo court to nullify an environment and tourism administrative fee (Etaf) that the state-run Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has been collecting from tourists since March this year.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

AFP to start construction of new naval base in Subic, says mayor

Armed Forces of the Philippines

The government will allot P1 billion from the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) modernization fund for the construction of a new naval operating base in this town, according to Mayor Jefferson Khonghun.

Posted: May 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

US attack sub now in Subic

THE USS CHICAGO in a  photo released by the US government PHOTO COURTESY OF THE US EMBASSY

A US warship carrying 135 sailors arrived in this former American naval base on Friday for a routine port call.

Posted: May 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »