Clark Freeport Zone - updates

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DENR places Clark, Subic under tight watch for illegal wildlife trade

Jun 19, 2020 - 11:57 AM

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources says the strategic locations of the two freeport zones 'make them irresistible to smugglers attempting to transport wildlife poached from other countries and parts of the Philippines'

ILLEGAL TRADE. The dead juvenile bearded dragon seized at the Clark International Airport. Photo from the DENR Regional Public Affairs Office 3

Clark, Subic free ports shut doors to foreign, local tourists

Mar 18, 2020 - 3:13 PM

Both Clark and Subic order business process outsourcing companies to provide temporary housing for their staff inside the free ports during the lockdown

2 Chinese nabbed for human trafficking at Clark Freeport

Dec 04, 2019 - 3:24 PM

Central Luzon cops also rescued 14 women – 6 Vietnamese and 8 Chinese

HUMAN TRAFFICKING. A Google Maps image of the CSZ Regency Park in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga.

4 dead in Pampanga car crash

Oct 16, 2019 - 12:36 PM

Police say the car caught fire after crashing into an open canal in Clark Freeport

P100M worth of smuggled gadgets seized in Pampanga

Jul 14, 2019 - 7:14 PM

The smuggled gadgets include 6,900 units of Vivo, Huawei, and Xiaomi phones and tablets

SMUGGLED GOODS. Task Force Aguila and Bureau of Customs personnel unload boxes containing mobile phones, tablets, and other items at Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga. Photo by Jun Malig

Clark Dev’t Corp chief denies corruption claims, goes on leave

Jun 29, 2017 - 5:53 PM

Because I am aware and that I adhere to the position of the President against corruption – even just hints of it – I fully submit to an impartial investigation on the allegations says CDC president and CEO Noel Manankil

LOA. CDC president and CEO Noel Manankil has taken a leave of absence beginning June 29, 2017, to allow an unimpeded investigation into corruption allegations against him. Photo from the CDC Communications Division Facebook page

Fire hits tire factory in Pampanga

May 14, 2017 - 4:44 PM

4th UPDATE The fire is declared under control at 6:10 pm on Sunday May 14

CDC loses P58.7-M from hotel, casino firm – COA

Nov 04, 2016 - 6:32 PM

Based on the foregoing management Clark Development Corporation has been lenient with BBAC Blue Bonnet Amusement Corporation despite its inability to develop the leased property the COA says in its report

High-speed rail not needed for Clark airport?

Feb 20, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The chief of Peregrine Development International Incorporated says the claim about the need for high speed rail to service Clark International Airport is folklore

'FOLKLORE'. A high speed rail system will not be beneficial to people using the Clark airport, an American businessman claims

Phoenix Semiconductors suffers slump demand, delays Clark expansion

Jan 01, 2016 - 7:05 PM

As a result of the slump demand Phoenix Semiconductors Philippines delays expansion of its manufacturing facility at the Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga

DELAYED. The P1-billion ($21.25-million) initial public offering of PSPC was supposed to fund its Clark facility’s expansion project

Two private equity firms to invest P7B in Clark

Nov 08, 2015 - 10:43 PM

This is one of the largest investments by foreign investors in the Philippines real estate sector and is seen to help transform Clark Freeport Zone into a new office and logistics hub

P135-million zoo, theme park to rise in Pampanga

Sep 01, 2015 - 6:41 PM

The 20 hectare development is seen to employ about 140 workers in the next 5 years Clark Development Corporation says

NEW TOURIST ATTRACTION. The P135-million ($2.89-million) project will include provision of haven for wildlife animals and establishment of a theme park

Texas Instruments to expand its Clark Freeport facility

Aug 30, 2015 - 8:04 PM

The semiconductor firm plans to invest 10 million for a new state of the art distribution center as it ramps up shipments to 1 9 million semiconductor units this quarter

Chinese yuan devaluation, 'big win' for PH BPO industry

Aug 21, 2015 - 3:00 PM

The Chinese yuan devaluation weakened the peso against the US dollar providing more value to foreign based companies invested in the Philippines CBRE Philippines says

FACTORS. CBRE Philippines' Rick Santos explains the macro economic factors that contribute to real estate's continued rise. Photo by Chris Schnabel / Rappler

Disneyland in the Philippines?

May 08, 2012 - 12:13 AM

Filipinos have mixed feelings over the possibility of a Disneyland in the Philippines

ANOTHER ASIAN MICKEY MOUSE? It looks like we're going to see Mickey don a Barong Tagalog soon. Photo from passportchop.com