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CITY NEWS

City asserts authority over public markets

The City government on Thursday asserted its management of the City public markets following a 10-day per...

7:58 pm Keith Anthony Fabro Read More

Korean group to put up 5-star hotel in PPC

A Korean group is eyeing to put up a 5-star hotel facility in Puerto Princesa City to tap into the......

7:41 pm Aira Genesa Magdayao Read More

Ban on single-use plastics gains ground

The movement against single-use plastic is gaining ground in Puerto Princesa City, with the filing of two...

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SK councilor questions China ambulance donation

Youth councilor Myka Mabelle Magbanua sought to stop the City Council from issuing a resolution requestin...

9:00 pm Gerardo Reyes Jr. Read More

Pista Y Ang Kagueban seedlings post high survival rate

Tree seedlings planted during the annual tree planting event of the city government dubbed Pista Y Ang Ka...

12:07 pm Gerardo Reyes Jr. Read More

Ordinance seeks to make Puerto Princesa ‘bike-friendly’

It is time to make Puerto Princesa a bike-friendly city. This was the goal of a proposed ordinance filed ...

9:06 am Keith Anthony Fabro Read More
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PROVINCIAL NEWS

Murder suspect in Japanese slays succumb to liver cancer

Cancer of the liver was the cause of death of Commando Brotherhood founder and murder suspect Leovino ...

7:18 pm Aira Genesa Magdayao Read More

BREAKING: Key suspect in Japanese double murder case dies

Leovino “Tatan” Viray Aniciete, 66, one of the principal suspects in the murder of two Japane...

11:15 am Aira Genesa Magdayao Read More

Officials not bothered with Palawan’s slide from best island ranking

The provincial government is not bothered by the latest result in the ranking of the World’s Best I...

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Drive to boost population of farm animals launched

The Provincial Veterinary Office (Provet) is currently conducting an artificial insemination (AI) drive f...

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Feliciano says no to re-opening of Ipilan mining

Brooke’s Point Mayor Mary Jean Feliciano, on Wednesday, said there would be no chance Ipilan Nickel Cor...

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Eleksyon ng liga president sa Brooke’s Point, idinaan sa toss coin

Nagwagi bilang Presidente ng Liga ng mga Barangay sa Brooke’s Point ang barangay chairman ng Calasa...

8:26 am Marialen Galicia Read More
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Business

Price control seen for agri products

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said recently they are coordinating with the...

12:12 pm Gerardo Reyes Jr. Read More

Tax incentives for new businesses

The city government of Puerto Princesa has rolled out a generous tax incentive package for all types of b...

8:00 pm Gerardo Reyes Jr. Read More

DA, DTI launch convergence program

A convergence program called Project ASPIRE was launched Friday during the official opening of Baragatan ...

9:03 pm Gerardo Reyes Jr. Read More

Palawan products looking for major buyers

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is hoping to attract more institutional buyers for local trade...

6:52 pm Aira Genesa Magdayao Read More
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Lifestyle

SM Foundation gives free health assistance to Puerto Princesans

True to its mission of providing public service to its host communities, SM Foundation Inc. (SMFI) sponso...

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Biggest wedding fair at SM offers soon-to-weds more than just promos

It takes a few months to a year to plan that dream wedding; that is why wedding fairs are important......

11:34 am Palawan News Read More

Roadtrip must-haves from Ace Hardware

Summer is the time when road trips rule. So, whether you are planning an out-of-town getaway, a drive thr...

11:25 am Palawan News Read More

Do Denim! at SM Supermalls

Denim is more than just a cotton fabric; it inspires strong opinions within the hearts of designers, teen...

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REGIONAL

BFAR office, fish landing inaugurated in Mindoro

The government recently inaugurated an P8 million Provincial Fisheries and Community Fish Landing facility and a...

11:48 am Gerardo Reyes Jr. Read More

PH-EITI Roadshow 2018 pushes for extractives transparency in local development

In support of the thrust to “mainstream extractives transparency at the subnational or local level,” the...

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Karagdagang hydro power plant, itatayo ng ROMELCO sa isla ng Sibuyan

ROMBLON, Romblon,— Apat na hydro power plant ang planong itayo ng Romblon Electric Cooperative Inc. (ROMELCO)...

6:38 pm Palawan News Read More

MGB Mimaropa, pinalalakas ang kakayahan ng LGU sa DRRM

LUNGSOD QUEZON— Bilang paghahanda sa mga pagbaha at pagguho ng lupa, pinalalakas ng Mines and Geosciences...

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Community

Aussie navy vessels in Palawan for joint maritime security activity

Two Royal Australian Navy (RAN) patrol vessels are currently in the city to join the Naval...

7:35 am Aira Genesa Magdayao Read More

Senior High scholars hold outreach

Twelve visiting Palaweño high school students currently studying at the Philippine Science High School Western Visayas...

11:52 am Gillian Faye Ibañez Read More

Palawan turtles bred in captivity

After nearly five years of conservation breeding efforts, the Katala Foundation Inc. (KFI) and Wildlife Reserves...

11:36 am Palawan News Read More

Are graduates getting employed? PSU conducts study to get answers

The Palawan State University has begun a 1-year survey to track the employment status of their...

12:11 pm Gillian Faye Ibañez Read More
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Police Report

Market vendor arrested in El Nido drug buy-bust

A 39-year old market vendor was arrested during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Corong-Corong, El Nido...

7:05 pm Gerardo Reyes Jr. Read More

Pusher at runner, huli sa buy-bust

Huli ang isang pinaghihinalaang pusher at ang kanya umanong runner sa pagbebenta ng iligal na droga...

8:10 pm Ed Agarap Read More

Caretaker ng lupa, nahulihan ng iligal na baril

Nahaharap sa kasong illegal possession of firearms ang isang 59 anyos na biyudang katutubong Tagbanua sa...

9:15 pm Ed Agarap and Arphil Ballarta Read More

Tatlo, arestado sa buy-bust

Tatlong suspek na diumano ay nagbebenta ng iligal na droga sa Puerto Princesa ang naaresto sa...

2:00 pm Ed Agarap Read More
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OPINION

Hitting two birds (or more) in one stone

On May 18, 2018, basketball players and fanatics flocked to Bataraza Gymnasium for the official start...

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The SEP – for 26 years, Palawan’s environmental sentinel

June 19, 1992, a red-letter day for Palaweños, was when President Cory Aquino signed into law...

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Getting Into It

Ever since I can remember, I have always thought anime was…a little lame. The only anime...

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National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

I can’t forget the wake of my friend Dr. Jose Antonio Socrates, otherwise known as Doc...

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Roy Golez and that old tale from Liminangcong

It was an old tale once told by the late Gov. Socrates. And I heard it too...

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Fifty Years Ago

My mother, Elsa, passed into eternity on May 28, 1968, two or three weeks after her...

11:48 am Victorino Dennis M. Socrates Read More View all posts »    

#StoryTime: Going to animation class

Hello dear readers! So glad you could join me in my first episode of #StoryTime! What...

6:16 pm Danielle Nicola M. Tan Read More View all posts »     

8 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Giving Birth

My organization, Roots of Health, provides reproductive healthcare to women and young people. Our free, high-quality...

2:55 pm Amina Evangelista Swanepoel Read More View all posts »

Go global, cultivate local

Gone indeed are the Magellan-like expeditions that provided for us a feel that the world is...

12:49 pm Rev. Fr. Eugene Elivera Read More View all posts »    

Not seeing yet believing

“Be not forever unmindful of the lives of your afflicted ones.” ( Psalm 74: 19). This...

6:00 am Joel G. delos Reyes Read More View all posts »    

Sportsgasbord

Hello Palawan! I find it best to open this sports feature with a smorgasbord of sporting...

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