Local triathletes shine in Subic Triathlon

November 22, 2019 | athletes | Subic | Subic Bay | Subic Bay Freeport Zone | Triathlon

Maynard Pecson

MAYNARD Pecson of Go for Gold Baguio took the overall plum in the recent Go for Gold Sprint held in Subic recently. The 24–year–old Pecson finished the course with a time of one hour and 10 minutes swimmming 750 meters, biking 20 kilometers (km), and running an uphill five km. Pecson was joined by fellow Read More

Viet fishers get help from Olongapo folk

November 12, 2019 | Olongapo | Subic | Subic Bay | viet fishermen | vietnamese

Viet Fishermen, get help from Olongapo folks

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—Filipinos are paying it forward this time. Almost five months after a Vietnamese boat rescued 22 Filipino fishermen whose vessel was rammed and sunk by a Chinese ship in Recto Bank (Reed Bank), a community here came to help 160 Vietnamese fishermen in distress. Four fishing vessels carrying the Vietnamese were forced to 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

List Sotheby’s International Realty to lead project management in Subic and Boracay

April 19, 2018 | Boracay | International Realty | Subic

Japan-based real estate company, List Group, is heavily investing in real estate development projects in the Philippines, including a large-scale development project in Subic Bay and Boracay Island. A signing ceremony with President Rodrigo Duterte was conducted as early as October 2017 to solidify the plans of the List Group. “The List Group, including our Read More

Energy corp provides affordable medicine to indigenous communities in Subic and Olongapo

January 30, 2018 | Medicine | Olongapo | Subic

The indigenous families in the highlands of Subic and Olongapo now have access to inexpensive medicine thanks to three new botikas, courtesy of Redondo Peninsula Energy Inc. The botikas (pharmacies) are RP Energy’s program through its Corporate Social Responsibility arm, “Botikas sa Sitio.” Botikas sa Sitio provides access to affordable medicine and hygiene items for its partner community. The Read More