SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – Consistent with Subic’s image as a popular drive-in destination for tourists, this free port will be the venue for the Asia-Pacific Drive Tourism Conference, Auto and Travel Show slated on January 29 to February 2 at the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center.
The five-day conference will feature discussions and presentations on the latest innovations in the automobile industry, road safety, mobility, motorsports, as well as travel and tourism from both local and international specialists.
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Top literary writers from all over the country will converge in this free port on February 24-26 for “Taboan 2014,” the biggest literary festival in the country that will be held in line with the celebration of the National Arts Month (NAM).
Billed as “Wind and Waves, Wars and Words,” the three-day festival is a landmark project of the National Committee on Literary Arts of the National Commission on Culture and Arts (NCCA).
‘Look into links between corruption and media killings,’ lawmaker asks government on 4th anniversary of Ampatuan massacre
To mark the fourth year since the November 23, 2009 Ampatuan massacre, Quezon City 6th District Representative Jose Christopher “Kit” Belmonte has filed a resolution asking government to look into what he called the “correlation between corruption and media killings” and to “act with dispatch to strengthen press freedom and freedom of expression.”
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) is putting up once more its relief drive to help local journalists and local media outlets recover from Supertyphoon Yolanda.
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT— The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has cancelled this year the traditional Christmas party for employees in sympathy with victims of Typhoon Yolanda in Eastern Visayas.
Local journalists and families their 32 colleagues who were killed nearly four years ago in Sitio Masalay, Ampatuan town, Maguindanao will visit the massacre site tomorrow (Nov. 20) morning.
The Senate Finance Committee, chaired by Senator Chiz Escudero, will submit for floor deliberations the proposed P2.3 trillion spending package for 2014 when session resumes on Monday that includes funds for reconstruction and rehabilitation of areas devastated by disasters and calamities.