Province ready to settle debt obligations with PSU, other schools

Board Member Leoncio Ola asked the Sangguniang Panlalawigan this week to authorize Governor Jose Alvarez to utilize this year’s P105.5 million scholarship fund allocation to pay over P140 million arrears that the provincial government owes to various educational institutions.

Palawan taps Korean aid for climate change program

Representatives of the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Global Green Growth Institution (GGGI) recently met with provincial officials concerning the “Climate Resilience and Inclusive Green Growth” for poor rural communities.

Inclusion of blood type in IDs proposed

An ordinance was filed in the Provincial Board this week requiring government and private agencies to include information about a person’s blood type in the identification cards that they issue to the public.

Culion bids to attract more tourists

The municipality of Culion has invested some P18 million in various projects in a bid to boost its tourism sector…