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City gets flooded again due to flawed drainage system

Officials of the City Engineering Office (CEO) declined to respond to queries made by Palawan News on Monday, but one who sought anonymity said that the funding will be included in the budget proposal this year to be funded in 2022.

Redundant traffic signages along Roxas Street; City dads want answers

Councilor Herbert Dilig, chairman of the Committee on Information and Communications Technology, during his privilege speech on Monday, said multiple traffic signages have been put up along Roxas Street, particularly from Malvar to Abad Santos Street, claiming that these signages were just “additional costs.”

8 PSU students hailed overall champion in ‘Paskong Kantagalugan’

In a Facebook post, the PSU-JPIAns shared their congratulatory message to the team for its People’s Choice Champion, Judges Score First Runner up, and Overall champion award.

Lack of budget stalls road concreting project to Tagkawayan Beach in...

He said the completion of the road must be prioritized in the 2021 budget and responsible agencies must immediately act on the problems to boost tourism in the area.

PLDT won’t admit blame on internet service disruption

Appearing at the City Council's Question Hour on Monday, the company's local officials however blamed everything else but themselves on why their service has been poor, insisting instead that they have been "providing the required bandwidth" for their franchise area.

COVID marshals have their hands full maintaining health protocols at Baywalk

With crowds swelling beyond control, Ronnie Tabangay, a COVID marshal, admits they are having difficulty implementing a strict physical distancing, considering the large open space and the volume of people pouring down into the space to promenade.

Ai Music holds week-long benefit gig for Ulysses victims

Dubbed “Palaweñong Musikero, Tumulong Tayo!”, the online gig is in partnership with the PSU University Student Government (PSU-USG). It will be a weeklong online gig featuring local artists.

‘Printer on wheels’ launched to help schools in rural barangays

Vice Mayor Nancy Socrates told Palawan News on Thursday evening that the “printer on wheels” project was launched after some teachers and parents raised concerns over printing modules and photocopying instructional materials for their students.

DepEd in Puerto Princesa seeks to hire support aides for IPs

Dr. Cyril Serado, chief of the Curriculum Implementation Division of the DepEd Schools Division Office (SDO), told the City Council on Tuesday that they have in place close monitoring for IP learners, citing they are their "priority" compared to other regular students.

Project set to map Puerto Princesa’s cultural heritage

The City Council moved a resolution, sitting at committee level for deliberation, paving the wag for the MOA signing.

City gov’t deploys COVID-19 marshalls for awareness drive

City mayor Lucilo Bayron, who led the program launch on Thursday morning, said that these COVID-19 marshals will be in-charge in the implementation of a "friendly persuasion" reminder to the residents of Puerto Princesa on the public health standards under MGCQ, including the wearing of face masks and maintaining physical distancing.

“Illegal structures” are causing flooding in parts of the city

Engineer Jovenee Sagun, City Planning Office (CPO) chief, told the City Council on Monday, that no structure are not allowed on top of any waterways, pointing to an example.