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  • Aetas SBMA Ratify Green Energy Project

    Aetas in the Subic Bay Freeport in Zambales has agreed to the expansion of wind and solar projects in their ancestral land.

    Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), through Emerging Power Inc. (EPI), a renewable energy (RE) firm, will allocate $200 million for the project, which will cover 800 hectares in Mount Santa Rita, an ancestral land of the Aeta tribe of Pastolan.

    The said project is expected to generate 150 megawatts of clean energy.

    SBMA, the Pastolan Tribal Council, and the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) signed a Joint Management Agreement (JMA) on October ...

  • Aeta Tribes Participate In Tribal Sportsfest At Subic

    Last Sat, Feb 13, 44 young and adult tribesmen from four Aeta communities in Zambales gathered at the Pastolan Aeta Village at the Subic bay Freeport to compete in tribal games that included archery, javelin throw, and blowpipe.

    "The POC pooled resources together with the National Collegiate Athletic Association and University of Perpetual Help System Dalta to organize the tournament," reports Allan Macatuno in Philippine Daily Inquirer.

    Jeff Tamayo, second vice president of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), said the tribal games were "meant to encourage various communities of indi ...

  • SBMA Sets More Projects For Aeta Communities

    The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is planning more livelihood projects for the Aeta tribes in this free port zone to help boost the income of the tribesmen and promote economic development among the indigenous communities here.

    This was announced by SBMA officials on Wednesday, as the Subic authority joined the nation in celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Month, which aims to recognize the unique culture and contributions to the society of the various native tribes in the country.

    According to Armie Llamas, SBMA public relations manager, the agency has lined up various act ...

  • Thai Oil Firm Partners With DENR To Plant Trees Agriculture

    PTT Philippines Corp. (PTTPC), a subsidiary of Thailands biggest oil company, is stepping up its commitment to protect the environment with its new ‘Gas Up for a Tree project.

    PTT is partnering with the Department of Natural Resources (DENR) to plant at least 10,000 seedlings of fruit bearing trees, dipteracarps lawaan, apitong, narra, and other hardwood species in some 50 hectares of denuded land in Sitio Kanawan, Morong, Bataan.

    More than 100 Aeta families belonging to the Magbukun tribe would benefit from the greening project.

    The two organizations, along with other project ...

  • Subic Aeta Community Gets Improved Health Center Subic

    Subic Aeta Community Gets Improved Health Center Subic

    The healthcare center was fitted with equipment that include a weighing scale, blood pressure monitor, stethoscope, a microscope, an autoclave machine, nebulizer, medicine cabinets with medical supplies and even a delivery bed for the community's use.

    According to RP Energy project manager Grant Smith, the health and wellness hub will provide Aetas with basic health services that focus on maternal health and child care.

    "We're glad to have this opportunity to help address the concerns and problems of RP Energy's stakeholders including the isolated communities around the Subic Bay Freepor ...

  • SBMA Sets More Projects For Aeta Communities

    SBMA Sets More Projects For Aeta Communities

    The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is planning more livelihood projects for the Aeta tribes in this freeport zone to help boost the income of the tribesmen and promote economic development among the indigenous communities here.

    This was announced by SBMA officials on Wednesday, as the Subic authority highlight the importance of the Indigenous Peoples as a continuation of the celebration of the National Indigenous Peoples Month, which aims to recognize the unique culture and contributions to the society of the various native tribes in the country.

    According to Armie Llamas, SBMA ...