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Alex Baaco

Alex Baaco
is the correspondent of Palawan News in San Vicente, Palawan. He also covers politics, government policies, tourism, health and sports. His has interest in travelling and exploring different places and food.

San Vicente resort releases olive ridley turtle hatchlings

The eggs were laid on the beach in February by an adult female and they hatched on April 5.

San Vicente residents told to ‘stay home’ as town goes on...

Mayor Amy Alvarez ordered Saturday the Multi-agency Task Force San Vicente (MTFSV) headed by Orlando Estoya to step up its implementation of the lockdown in Port Barton and the whole municipality after the announcement regarding the COVID-19 positive patient on March 21.

15-year-old Batak beauty is crowned Mutya ng Caramay

Crowned as Mutya ng Caramay on March 11 is Batak candidate Frecelyn Zumaraga.

Brgy. San Isidro in San Vicente celebrates 1st Kanioyan Festival

Formerly called "Emeg", which was derived from the word "Ameg" which means "a bit wet or moist", San Isidro is a former sitio of Brgy. New Agutaya founded by Bartolome Adion.

San Vicente to celebrate ‘Baroto Festival’ 2020 in Alimanguan

The festival commemorates the arrival of the original settlers who populated the town from the islands of Cuyo and Agutaya. It also recognizes the Tagbanua indigenous peoples (IPs), one of the oldest tribes in Palawan.

MBLT-3 pays courtesy call to San Vicente officials

Capt. Jilmar Gantalao, the commanding officer of the 33rd Marine Company, led the visit on March 3

San Vicente to venture on agri-tourism

Dubbed "Pamana Agri-Tourism Project", the Municipal Tourism Office (MTO) and Gender and Development (GAD-MSWD) have allocated approximately P1.5 million for the project.

San Vicente Nat’l High School reschedules 50th Foundation Day

The homecoming event was also moved to May 1-2, 2020, said Hernando Dandal, teacher and event organizer. 

San Vicente tourism establishments undergo pollution control training

The training will be on March 2-6, 2020. It aims to orient new or incoming pollution control officers (PCOs) on their roles in the implementation of existing environmental laws in line with the maintenance of their establishments.

San Vicente starts regular boat transfers from Poblacion to Port Barton

Town tourism chief Lucilyn Panagsagan said regular trips started on January 27 from the Poblacion wharf to help residents and tourists meet their traveling and business requirements in Port Barton.

San Vicente activates health education team vs possible coronavirus entry

Dr. Mercy Grace Pablico, municipal health officer of San Vicente, said they have started conducting information drives at their rural health unit (RHU) and in all barangays regarding the novel coronavirus.