By Franco G. Regala
Subic Bay Freeport — An official of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has announced the proposed development projects for the Freeport Zone amounting to P140 billion.
“SBMA has been one of the foundations of our country in economic growth, job creation and catalyst of national and local development,” SBMA Chairman Martin Diño bared during the Multi-Sectoral Forum on Energy Sector Innovations through the use of Alternative Fuels and Energy Technologies of Department of Energy and Philippine Information Agency held here.
Diño’s proposed projects also include the 25-30 kilometer bypass road for cargo trucks connecting Castillejos town in Zambales to Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway, 65 kilometer Subic-Mariveles Highway and the “Green Industrial SBMA” which will need 150,000 employees.
Also, opening of the Subic International Airport and Subic Port, construction of wind turbines as source of alternative energy, and expansion of Tipo Road.