The politics of sewage

The fact is that there was no viable storm drainage system in place in Puerto Princesa City when Urduja dumped…

Deadly highway

Last week, three people died in yet another vehicular accident on the national highway in Barangay Salvacion. The fatalities were…

Unanswered questions on the drugs war

President Rodrigo Duterte this week issued a memorandum redeploying the Philippine National Police (PNP) back into the drugs war, the…

Threatening our democracy

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque has stated that the Palace views the clamor of some supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte to…

Crocodiles in our midst

As we write this, authorities are still searching for 12-year old Esnida Laja-Laja of Barangay Catagupan, Balabac. She was last…

Comfort rooms nice to have

It will be awesome to have a toilet worth a whopping P3 million, even without a shower. Or one which…

Revisiting the Palawan Cement Controversy

It only recently became public knowledge that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in June 2016 granted three…

Climate proofing the Last Frontier

The recent proposal of Board Member Albert Rama, formalized as a local ordinance, to align the provincial government’s development planning…

A health crisis staring us in the eye

According to the provincial health office, there are at present 128 cases of HIV-AIDS in the province. We are highest in…