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The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority has given business locators more time to renew their permits in view of the continuing community quarantine in the Subic Bay Freeport
More businesses resume operations as Subic Bay Freeport transitions to GCQ
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
'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'
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'
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'
In dismissing the case, the Ombudsman says the SBMA officials 'acted only in accordance with the law'
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 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
Former SBMA chairman Martin Diño is the latest official to join the Department of the Interior and Local Government
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
More importantly under Section 13 d of Republic Act No 7227 the Administrator of the SBMA shall be appointed by the President and no other Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menandro Guevarra says
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
Participants on USNS Mercy and on the ground include personnel from the United States Australia South Korea Malaysia Japan and New Zealand
[EXCLUSIVE] With only a few exceptions the personalities behind the US branches of the FYM foundation are basically the same: Glicerio Jr Glicerio III and Glicerio IV
Some establishments have already closed while others are just struggling to survive right now according to business owners
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales approves a 32 page joint resolution recommending the filing of charges against the current and former SBMA officials
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
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One of the best rescue groups in the country talks about the business of saving lives
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
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
Glenn Defense Marine Asia claims to be a responsible corporation that observes international standards on releasing waste
Senators believe SBMA officials colluded with an Indian rice exporter and a local consignee to smuggle rice