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Celeste Anna Formoso

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has been with Palawan News since January 2019. She is its managing editor, overseeing and coordinating day-to-day editorial activities. Her writing interests are politics and governance, health, defense, investigative journalism, civic journalism, and the environment.

WESCOM backs filing of diplomatic protest vs Chinese incursions in West...

The Western Command (WESCOM) is backing the Philippines' diplomatic protest over the deployment of around one hundred Chinese militia and fishing vessels in Julian...

Underground river park needs P5 million for tourism facility rehab

The Underground River national park in Barangay Cabayugan needs P5 million to rebuild the tourism facilities that Typhoon Odette demolished. Elizabeth Maclang, superintendent of Puerto...

PPUR clarifies entrance fee rate

The administration of Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park (PPSRNP) will reinstate the P500 entrance fee at the park that had been in place...

New concerns raised as foreign tourists bound for Tubbataha test positive...

Fourteen foreign tourists and a local crew of a diving yacht from Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park (TRNP) in Cagayancillo town tested positive Friday for...

Dried seahorses, shark fins, and live mameng fish seized from wildlife...

Law enforcement authorities in Palawan detained and charged five people on Saturday for unauthorized collection and possession in Brooke's Point of a significant number...

Family of missing mother appeals for help

The family of a 42-year-old mother who has been missing since Friday morning is appealing for help in locating her so she can be...

Illegal drug use present among detainees in Palawan prov’l jail

A high-ranking police official confirmed Saturday that illegal drug use is present in the Palawan provincial jail following the operation of Oplan Galugad, which...

Palawan records over 40k tourist arrivals from January-April

Palawan has registered a total guest arrival of 40,864 from January to April this year, showing a negative 95 percent growth rate compared to...

DFA moves to find missing Palaweño overseas worker

Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Sec. Teodoro Locsin Jr. has tasked USec. Brigido Dulay with finding the Palaweño overseas worker who has been reported...

OFW from San Vicente reported missing by his relatives

A family in San Vicente is looking for a missing kin who was last reported to be working on-board a Chinese fishing vessel as...

U.S. hands over boat maintenance facility in Palawan to Philippine Marine...

The United States has handed over a newly-constructed assault boat maintenance bay facility in Puerto Princesa to the Philippine Marines Corps (PMC) as part...

Tourists cite Coron’s poor waste management

Tourists visiting Coron are complaining about the town's inattention to dumped waste, which they have regarded as an eyesore before embarking on island...