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Subic wants US to pay for use of naval base

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The United States government should compensate the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority for access to its facilities and not hinder the freeport’s business operations once the US Navy is allowed access to its former naval base, according to a ranking SBMA official.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US Navy sanctions contractor for Subic waste dumping

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The United States Navy has disqualified its contractor in the country from joining future bids after a Senate inquiry established the firm’s liability and recommended sanctions for dumping untreated sewage in Philippine waters near Subic Bay.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Gov’t inaction blamed for Subic waste dumping

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Senator Loren Legarda, Climate Change Act of 2009

A Senate committee report concluded that a contractor of the United States Navy was liable for unauthorized dumping of untreated sewage in Philippine waters and scored the inaction of relevant environment protection agencies on the matter.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Wastes dumped in Subic Bay exceed allowable limit

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The MT Glenn Guardian docked at Alava Pier on Subic Bay: Liable  ROBERT GONZAGA/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Laboratory tests showed that the wastes dumped in Subic Bay by a US Navy contractor in October were hundreds of times beyond the permissible limits and would definitely cause damage to the aquatic ecology.

Posted: November 21st, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US, PH navies partner on repair, maintenance of 2 ships in Subic—US Embassy

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US Enbassy. FILE PHOTO

Sailors from the Philippine and United States Navy have partnered this week to exchange fleet experience, share technical knowledge and undertake repair and maintenance work on two ships currently docked at the Subic Bay Freeport, a former American naval base in Zambales.

Posted: September 12th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Enrile warns rep of alleged rice smugglers for conflicting statements

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Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile. FILE PHOTO

Senator Juan Ponce Enrile on Wednesday threatened to hold in contempt a representative of a local consignment company during their committee hearing on the alleged rice smuggling in Subic Bay Freeport.

Posted: August 1st, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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