SBMA takes over Leciel Hotel to house Covid-19 patients

April 1, 2020 | Corona | Covid-19 | Leciel Hotel | SBMA | Subic Bay | Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority | Wilma Eisma

Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) chair and administrator Wilma Eisma ordered the takeover of the six-floor Leciel Hotel to be used as an isolation facility for persons under investigation for Covid-19. The SBMA official toured the facility on Monday following the formal turnover based on a temporary agreement with the Philippine Veterans Bank, which controls Read More

Converge to create smart city in Subic

March 6, 2020 | Converge ICT | Dennis Uy | SBMA | Smart City | Subic Bay Freeport | Wilma Eisma

Subic, Converge ICT

CONVERGE ICT Solutions Incorporated is planning to establish a smart city inside the Subic Bay Freeport.

Court orders SBMA to issue permit to operate to locator in contempt case

November 18, 2019 | Judge Roline Ginez-Jabalde | Ologanpo RTC Branch 74 | RTC | SBMA | Wilma Eisma

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ZAMBALES, Philippines – A local court has ordered the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority to issue Brighterday Subic Ltd. Inc, operator of All Hands Beach, a Certificate of Registration and Tax Exemption (CRTE), after the latter filed a contempt case against SBMA. In a decision dated October 31, 2019, but released only last week, Judge Roline Read More

Japan’s Shinzo Abe pledges technical assistance for Subic Bay Freeport masterplan

November 11, 2019 | Japan | SBMA | shinzo abe

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to President Rodrigo Duterte Japan’s technical assistance in crafting a master plan for the regional development of Subic Bay Freeport and its surrounding areas. In a statement released on Wednesday, the Department of Finance (DOF) said this took place during the two leaders’ bilateral meeting  Monday on the Read More

New Subic shipyard investor not Chinese, says SBMA chief

October 16, 2019 | Hanjin | SBMA | Subic | subic shipyard


A foreign shipbuilding giant, but not a Chinese company, could take over the Subic shipyard left behind by Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Phils before the end of the year, according to the head of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA). Negotiations are progressing between Hanjin, which had declared bankruptcy, and the so-called white knight, Read More