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Moderate earthquakes hits Zambales and Davao Oriental last Wednesday

By: Manila Times Online Two moderate earthquakes struck the provinces of Zambales and Davao Oriental on Wednesday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). In its bulletin, the agency said the first quake with a magnitude of 3.2 occurred at 4:33 a.m. with its epicenter traced at 22 kilometers southwest of San Antonio in Zambales. Phivolcs said the tectonic quak ...

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Conditions taking its toll at Boracay Cup Regatta

By AsianYachting MultiMedia Boracay, Philippines: Despite an overcast sky and scattered showers, normal NE wind service in the high teens, enabled PRO Jerry Rollin to resume play and complete two blistering windward/leeward races in quick succession. Several retirements came in before the starting horn sounded. Troy Yaw's TP52 Ulumulu still reinforcing the mast step, Ray Ordoveza's Excel 53 Karakoa having h ...

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Ragamuffin 90 shatters Subic to Boracay Race Record

By AsianYachting MultiMedia Boracay, Philippines: Taking only 14hrs 23mins 17secs, Syd Fischer's Dubois 90 Ragamuffin 90 skippered by David Witt, crossed the finish line at 04:23:17, early Sunday morning, on the 220 nautical mile race. This shaves a whopping 4hrs 29mins 15secs from the previous record set by Frank Pong's Custom Dibley 75 Jelik back in 2013. Fifteen yachts set off at noon on Saturday from Su ...

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Subic Bay to Boracay Race is on…

Subic Bay, Philippines: When the high noon starting signal sounds on Saturday, a formidable lineup of maxi yachts, Frank Pong's RP 75 Jelik, Geoff Hill's Smith 72 Custom Antipodes and Syd Fischer's Dubois 90 Ragamuffin 90 will be fighting over line honours on the 200nm,Subic Bay to Boracay Race. If weather conditions are suitable, they will also be trying to break Jelik's record (20 hrs, 52 mins, 32 secs) s ...

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Partly list reps to probe mining in Zambales

Two party list representatives have asked the house to investigate the effect of mining operation in two towns in the province. Anakbayan representative Ibarra Gutierez III and Walden Bello asked the house to identify the problems and explore the posibble solution to the problematic operation, of four suspended mining operation in the town of Sta. Cruz and Candelaria. Both representatives said that despite ...

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Paulino, council supports SSL for SBMA workers

OLONGAPO CITY: The local government of Olongapo city yesterday (Wednesday) passed a resolution in support for the request of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) workers to implement the long overdue salary standardisation. The resolution was passed unanimously by all the councillor of Olongapo city. Olongapo City Mayor Rolen Paulino and SBMA Director Cynthia Paulino attended the session to support the p ...

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SC give green light for 600-megawat Subic coal plant

OLONGAPO City: The construction of the 600-megawatt Subic coal power plant will now resume after the Supreme Court (SC) this week voted 13-0 giving Redondo Peninsula Energy (RP Energy) the green light to push ahead with the project. SC dismissed the petition filed by militant groups against the Subic coal plant project. Apart from Meralco’s PowerGen Corporation, other members of the RP Energy consortium are ...

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Fallen 44 honored in Olongapo

OLONGAPO City: Thousand of residents took time out to get a glimpse and pay tribute to PO3 John Lloyd Sumbilla, one of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force who’s remain was cremated in Olongapo City. Students, government employees, employee's business establishments lineup the streets along Rizal Avenue during the heroes march led by the Olongapo City Police Office and personnel from Special ...

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Pemberton arraignment set on Feb. 23

The Regional Trial Court here in Olongapo has set the arraignment of US Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton who is the lone suspect in the killing of Jeffrey “Jennifer’ Laude on February 23. “Pemberton will be appearing in court,” lawyer Rowena Garcia-Flores, Pemberton’s lead counsel said. Pemberton was charge with murder last Dec 15 last year for the killing of Laude inside a hotel along Mags ...

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SBMA to release 41% higher LGU revenue shares

SUBIC BAY Freeport: The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is set to release next week some P105 million in revenue shares to local government units (LGUs) adjacent to and affected by the operation of the Subic Bay Freeport Zone. SBMA Chairman Roberto Garcia announced on Monday that the funds will be made available to the LGUs starting February 6. The amount consists of P98 million in total revenue sha ...

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Zambales mining firms to pay famers P3.2 million for damages

Three mining firms in Zambales has been ordered to pay damages amounting to P3.2 million to farmers whose land and livelihood was severely affected by their projects. The Contingent Liability and Rehabilitation Fund Steering Committee (CLRFSC) last month issued a resolution for the compensation of 30 famers in the town of Sta Cruz and Cadelaria. Leo Jaserano who chairs the committee said that the land where ...

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Pope Francis (Itineraries of PH visit)

Here's the link of the itineraries of Pope Francis on his scheduled visit in the Philippines on January 15-19, 2015. Papal Visit ...

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