Posts Tagged ‘Olongapo ’

FILIPINO SAILORS ADVANCE AS “SHELLBACKS” AT SEA

The Philippine Navy has 105 less “Pollywogs,” a term for sailors who have never crossed on a sea voyage the Equator, an imaginary line which divides the earth into the northern and southern hemispheres.   Aboard BRP Ramon Alcaraz, the 105 navymen earned the title… [More]

BRP Ramon Alcaraz engages Japanese warship off the waters of Indonesia

Shortly before crossing the equator off the waters of Indonesia, the Philippine warship BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) engaged in a meeting procedure the Japanese warship JS Hatakaze (DDG-171)  as a passing exercise (PASSEX). Like Alcaraz, Hatakaze is also en route to Australia to participate in KAKADU 2014,… [More]

PHILIPPINE WARSHIP LEAVES FOR WAR GAMES IN AUSTRALIA  by Vic V. Vizcocho, Jr.

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – The warship BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) of the Philippine Navy set sail this morning (Sunday, 17th August 2014) on a week-long journey to participate in the multi-lateral military exercises “KAKADU 2014” at Northern Australia from Aug. 25 to Sept. 12, 2014…. [More]

Subic Bay News Vol. 7 No. 25 in jpg

Images of the newsweekly Subic Bay News vol. 7 no. 25 edition . Pls. click to zoom to view page  

P93.7M LGU  revenue shares from SBMA

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is set to release a total of P93.7-million in revenue shares to local government units (LGUs) adjacent to and affected by the Subic Bay Freeport Zone. SBMA Chairman Roberto Garcia said the funds would be… [More]

NLEX, SCTEX Eco-Friendly Fence System

  The Tollways Management Corporation (TMC), operator of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and the Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) now ventures into producing and selling eco-friendly fence system named TeMCrete. The first of its kind in the country, TeMCrete is a pre-fabricated concrete panel… [More]

Strong Winds Batter Subic Freeport, Olongapo and Zambales

  Typhoon Glenda battered the Subic Bay Freeport and Olongapo City with strong winds not too many residents have yet experienced. Power outage gripped the Freeport and city, with most parts in the former suffering through the evening as Glenda’s strong winds knocked down trees… [More]

Storm Signal no. 2 in Olongapo Despite Early Evening Calm

A prevailing early evening calm here hides the fact that PAGASA has raised Typhoon Alert Signal no. 2 in Olongapo. PAGASA reported that Typhoon Glenda has slowed down and that its landfall will be later than expected as earlier announced, but no less dangerous as… [More]

Subic Bay News Vol. 7 No. 23 in jpg

Images of the newsweekly Subic Bay News vol. 7 no. 23 edition . Pls. click to zoom to view page  

Gov. Ebdane at Keppel  Subic  Shipyard

(Upper photo) ZAMBALES Gov. Hermogenes Ebdane, Jr. (2nd frm R), Keppel Subic president Leong Kok Weng (R), gm Spencer Leong Chee Wah (3rd frm R) and vp for operations Jen Ming Wong (4th frm R) enjoy the panoramic view of Subic Bay and Subic Town… [More]