Narra bids to attract own tourists

The municipal government of Narra is counting on its forests, falls, and farms to brand itself as Southern Palawan’s “eco-tourism…

IP group demands say on biomass power plant

A federation of indigenous peoples (IP) in southern Palawan has asked the proponent of the planned 7.5-megawatt biomass power plant in Barangay San Isidro, Narra to get their consent, as the area being eyed forms part of their ancestral domain.

DENR warns sactions vs non compliant LGUs on solid waste management

Only five out of Palawan’s 24 municipalities have so far complied with the national law requiring them to have operational sanitary landfills. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Thursday said the other local government units may face sanctions imposed under RA 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act.

Incentive scheme for coco planters rolled out

Coconut farmers in Palawan can individually earn a “one-time” maximum incentive of P28,600 by germinating and planting 715 palm nuts,…