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Dialogue between Joel Pelayo, convener of No to Coal Movement in Narra; and Narra vice mayor Crispin Lumba on Wednesday morning during the public consultation about the proposed coal-fired power plant in town.

Narra mayor vows to adopt majority voice of constituents on coal...

NARRA, Palawan -- Amidst pressure from opposing sides on the planned construction of a coal-fired power generation facility here, the town’s newly-elected mayor said Wednesday he will await the outcome of a public consultation process he had initiated among his constituents and will decide on his course of action.

Ambulance sought for Princess Urduja, Narra

A resolution requesting Rep. Cyrille Abueg-Zaldivar (2nd District, Palawan) to donate one ambulance unit with complete life-saving devices to Barangay Princess Urduja in Narra was recently approved at the Provincial Board.

Palawan towns, barangays urged to draw up reforestation programs

The Provincial Board has urged all Palawan municipalities to develop and fund a five-year reforestation program.

Boy survives croc attack in Balabac

An eleven-year-old boy survived a crocodile attack Wednesday afternoon at Sitio Tagpanasan, Barangay Salang in Balabac town.

Additional plantilla position for day care workers sought

A resolution requesting Mayor Lucilo Bayron to create at least one additional plantilla position for daycare workers in every city barangay was proposed at the City Council Monday.

Public weighing scale inside markets proposed

A resolution was brought up at the City Council requesting the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to provide or reinstall a public weighing...

Environmental advocates stage silent protest vs DMCI’s coal plant

Environmental advocates from different non-government sectors in the province converged outside the Palawan Electric Cooperative (PALECO) in Barangay San Manuel on Tuesday for a...

Palawan News to host ‘Information Summit’

Palawan News is spearheading an “Information Summit” on Friday, September 27, to improve collaboration among the different sectors in the province in providing accurate information to the public.

City Hall closes early for family time

The city government closed its business hours early on Monday, urging its employees and officials to utilize their free time with their families in...

Councilors call for ban on entry of pork products

The City Council on Monday approved a resolution requesting Mayor Lucilo Bayron to pass an executive order that will temporarily ban the “importation and entry” of frozen, processed, and fresh pork products in Puerto Princesa.

Fire destroys 3 residential homes in San Jose

Three residential structures were totally destroyed by a fire Saturday evening in Sampaloc Road, Barangay San Jose, but no one was reportedly hurt, according to the City Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).

City mulls its own coastal clean-up program

Puerto Princesa City mayor Lucilo Bayron on Saturday said the city government will launch next month a program similar to the International Coastal Clean-Up.