A blast from the past: the legacy of volunteerism

October 18, 2017 | Community | History | Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

The legacy of Volunteerism

WBB launches skills training program

October 17, 2017 | Bataan | Community | Japanese | Olongapo | Zambales

A “Small Engine Repair Training” program was launched at the Sentrong Sanayang Teknikal ng Kabataaan West Bajac Bajac (SSTH WBB) recently with no less than the president of Yamaha Motor Philippines, Toru Osugi in attendance. Author: Percy Yamaha Motors Philippines was a major sponsor of the project, which was made possible through the efforts of Read More

13 fishermen rescued near Scarborough after boat capsizes

October 16, 2017 | Bataan | Community | Philippine Coast Guard | Weather

OLONGAPO CITY — Thirteen Bataan fishermen were rescued and returned home on Sunday night (Oct. 15) after their boat capsized near Scarborough Shoal as Tropical Storm “Odette” exited the country through the West Philippines Sea on Oct. 14. By: Allan Macatuno The FB Justin Lloyd sank some 40 kilometers from Scarborough Shoal (in red marker). Read More

Developments in Subic – Datian Subic Shoes, Inc

October 13, 2017 | Business | Community

The footwear industry in the Philippines has been around for well over a century . In particular, Marikina City which is nicknamed the “Shoe Capital of the Country”, has held the position of being the pioneer and host to the greater part of the industry. A life-size diorama inside the Marikina Shoe Museum depicting shoe Read More

2 Australian navy ships on goodwill visit to Philippines

October 10, 2017 | Australian | Community | Military | Ships

Two Australian navy vessels arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday for a goodwill visit as Australia seeks an increased security presence and greater influence in the region. A Philippine Navy band plays to welcome the Royal Australian Navy HMAS Adelaide, an amphibious assault ship and landing helicopter dock, as it docks in the South Harbor Read More