Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

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

State-of-the-art security monitoring system put up in Subic

July 6, 2018 | Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

Photo credit: SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – A state-of-the-art monitoring system that provides a live feed of images from remote surveillance areas here has been installed to boost security operations and public safety. SBMA chairman and administrator Wilma T. Eisma on Wednesday said the system, consists of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras, were installed in various Read More

Olongapo’s delayed independence

July 4, 2018 | Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority | trivia

While the Philippines as a whole was granted independence by the United States of America on July 4, 1946 (celebrated annually as the Philippine-American Friendship Day), the same was not true for Olongapo City, which remained under the direct administration of the United States Naval Reservation. For years, the Commanding Officer of the Naval Base Read More

Subic Freeport business permits now valid for 3 years

June 14, 2018 | Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

To further promote the business-friendly atmosphere in this free port and boost government efforts on transparency, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) extended the validity of business registrations here from one to three years. SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma recently released the first batch of Certificate of Registration and Tax Exemption (CRTE) that Read More

Eisma wants Subic freeport to be known as Southeast Asia’s sports tourism destination

May 19, 2018 | Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority | Tourism

Photo credit: Ironman The Subic Bay Freeport is prepared to host some of the sporting events in next year’s Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. This was the assurance made by Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairperson Wilma T. Eisma to Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Commissioner Arnold Agustin. Eisma attended the Southeast Asian Games Federation (SEAGF) Council Read More