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City gov’t releases ‘SURE’ aid to help farmers in Puerto Princesa

Antonio Gerundio, the Regional Executive Director of the DA in MIMAROPA in an interview Monday said this is to help the farmers cope with the impact of rice tarification law.

City gov’t demands explanation on delay of P190M public market in...

City administrator and legal counsel Atty. Arnel Pedrosa said contractor Square Meter Trading and Construction Corporation (SMTCC), should explain why since January this year, all it has accomplished in the 2.8-hectare bay area site are structural supports and some minor project details.

Students join youth camp on wildlife awareness

“Iyong mga eskuwelahan din ang pumili ng the best students that they have. Basically it was an education with fun. Para naman siyempre ‘yong mga kabataan siyempre they are very active eh recreational ang dating ‘with fun’. May mga masters camper na naga-guide sa kanila tapos may mga security din tayo from the marines para naman secure ‘yong lugar,” said Devanadera.

Mental health advocacy held

PMHAI Palawan Chapter said that they are planning to have an education caravan about mental wellness and educate more students all over the province.

Help sought for persons with mental health disorders in the city

Dr. Ricardo Panganiban in an interview on Thursday said the Halfway Home/Drop-In center (HHDC) along Peneyra Road is "not in its ideal situation any longer" to provide continuous care and treatment for people suffering from various mental illnesses being brought there or referred by their relatives and families.

City job order employees get pay hikes, but many will lose...

While the city is capable of giving all of them the increase, a study is still being conducted to determine the specific number of employees they need to retain for each project.

No flying of sky lanterns, helium-filled balloons during Undas 2019

The Provincial Board has urged local government units to ban the flying of sky lanterns and helium-filled balloons during the celebration of Undas 2019.

Provincial board finds cure for “Filipino time” mentality

Authored by Board Member Ryan Maminta, the resolution acknowledges that “time is a vital component in the social, legal, political, religious, military, and economic activities”.

Prov’l Board urges promotion of inland tourism activities

Authored by Board Member (BM) Clarito Demaala IV, the motion implores LGUs to showcase low-impact recreational activities such as hiking, trekking, camping, and wildlife watching in Palawan’s premier mountains to tourists as alternative vacation activities.

Provincial board endorses Belgian technology on hydro power generation

It is described on the company's website as a low-pressure turbine with a submersible generator. When used to generate electricity, one turbine is claimed to be able to power 60 households and is considered safe.

City Council to penalize visitors sneaking contraband items in jails, detention...

"Kung matatandaan ninyo, ang City Legal Office ay nagpalabas ng opinyon na this is class legislation because the purpose of the ordinance, which was requested by the BJMP. It already submitted a draft from their head office na ito ay limited lamang sa City Jail under ng BJMP,” said Awat.

New public transport terminal to rise in Irawan

City assistant engineer Aries Grande, in an interview with Palawan News (PN) Monday, said this structure has the necessary facilities that could further cater to the riding public.