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CITY NEWS

City police to launch ‘Clean Rider’ drive

The Puerto Princesa City Police Office will launch next week the “Clean Rider” campaign in a bid ...

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City eyes speed limit in tourist sites

The  approved on second reading an ordinance imposing a speed limit on vehicles entering frequented tour...

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City awards airport personnel for returning cash

The City Government commended a week ago the airport manager, security guards, and some aviation police p...

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Tighten security in barangays-ABC

Members of the Barangay Peace Action Team (BPAT) should tighten security measures in their areas amid con...

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City distributes cash assistance to Masipag fire victims

The City government has extended P730 thousand financial assistance to some 29 families that were victims...

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‘No build zone’ ordinance gets approval by City Council

The City Council has approved on Monday an ordinance strictly prohibiting the occupation and development ...

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PROVINCIAL NEWS

San Vicente wins Green Banner Award again

For the fourth year in a row, the municipality of San Vicente, Palawan, was awarded the Regional Green Ba...

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House approves bill dividing Palawan into three provinces

The bill separating Palawan into three smaller provinces has been approved on second reading at the House...

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Rice being hoarded by local traders, Provincial Board told

The skyrocketing prices of commercial rice being sold in Palawan are caused mainly by an artificial short...

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Province lowers ASG kidnapping threat security alert status

The provincial government’s Peace and Order Council (POC) has downgraded the security alert status ...

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KLM, PSFI to build halfway homes in Rizal as mini-hospital vs malaria

The Kilusan Ligtas Malaria (KLM) through the Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc. (PSFI) will construct halfwa...

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Study on partition of Palawan into smaller provinces proposed

Board member Albert Rama has proposed the formation of a body at the Provincial Board that shall conduct ...

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Business

‘Tatak Palaweño’ seal proposed for local businesses and product

The trade and industry committee of the Provincial Board is deliberating on a proposed resolution urging ...

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Malaysia sees business potential of Palawan food products

Malaysian investors have expressed interest to tap into the food supply business opportunities being offe...

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Palawan businesses bullish on EAGA tourism meet

Palawan’s business sector is hoping to clinch deals with their BIMP-EAGA counterparts when the Palawan ...

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Store for Tagbanua products now open

As part of an effort to empower the tribal communities in Puerto Princesa City, Delta P Inc., in partners...

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Lifestyle

#ExpPALAWAN: Vivid lessons at foggy Mt. Victoria

The mountain sets the rules. On its terms, it will beckon or block journey to its heights. It dictates wh...

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WILD EXPEDITIONS PALAWAN: Promoting ‘Leave No Trace Tourism’

The number of travel and tour retailers in this capital city of Palawan, now at more than 100, continues ...

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Palaweño wins in world championship of performing arts

When Arjay Espartero went to Long Beach, California on July 4 to join the World Championship of Performin...

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UP Press launches book on Palawan

The University of the Philippines (UP) Press has launched 11 new books, including the “Palawan, My ...

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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...

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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)...

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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

PCSD adopts ‘BRAIN’ platform vs illegal wildlife trading in Palawan

The Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) is working for the full integration of the Biodiversity...

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UK, Canadian governments issue travel advisory on Palawan

The British and Canadian embassies have issued a travel advisory dissuading its citizens from travelling to...

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Former city mayor Hagedorn is local president of PDDS

Former Puerto Princesa City mayor Edward Hagedorn was chosen to become the president in Palawan of...

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CCTV installation on all public schools sought

The provincial board has requested Palawan Governor Jose Chavez Alvarez to include in the I-HELP project...

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Police Report

Stolen pearls recovered

An entrapment operation of the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday led to the recovery of...

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Dating traffic enforcer, huli sa pangongotong

Isang dating traffic enforcer ang dinala sa istasyon ng pulis Miyerkules (August 15) ng hapon dahil...

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Driver ng motorsiklo, nabangga ang grader truck sa San Miguel

Wala nang malay nang isugod sa ospital ang isang motorcycle rider na sumalpok sa nakaparadang grader...

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Notorious na magnanakaw, kinuyog sa San Manuel

Bugbog sarado ang isang lalaki na sinasabing notorious na magnanakaw matapos kuyugin ito Miyerkules (August 15)...

02:36 pm Ed Agarap Read More
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OPINION

PALAWAN-To Divide or not to Divide?

I once heard a joke saying “Uy hindi na pala tayo taga Palawan, magiging Palathree na”....

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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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“Hoy!”

On the way home with my dad, we saw a small group of people on the...

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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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Rep. Vilma has a role in the creation of new Palawan provinces

Cong. Chikoy Alvarez told me of an interesting side bar while he shepherds the passage of...

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A city founded by a Saint

Perhaps not all of the good people of Puerto Princesa City are appreciative, or even aware,...

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#StoryTime: Going to animation class

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

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Damaso

Nearly 8 years ago on September 30, 2010, Carlos Celdran, a Philippine artist, tour guide and...

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Unconventional Convention

To say that I was lucky to attend an international conference outside the country is downright...

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The Miracle of Generosity

 Someone shared the story of a father and son driving around. “Wow, it’s a beautiful overfly,...

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Hoops Madness

Barangay Ginebra lorded it over the San Miguel Beermen in the just concluded Philippine Basketball Association...

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