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Patricia Laririt

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is a senior reporter for Palawan News who covers politics, education, environment, tourism, and human interest stories. She loves watching Netflix, reading literary fiction, and listens to serial fiction podcasts. Her favorite color is blue.

City Council approves ordinance institutionalizing Bahay Pag-Asa

The City Council formalized Monday the institutionalization of the Bahay Pag-Asa, a 24-hour care center for at-risk minors aged 15 to 18 in Barangay...

Bonoan lays out policy platform

Rolando “Boy” Bonoan, former board member and Palawan’s first-ever Provincial Information Officer (PIO), is confident in his bid to return to capitol despite the...

Local beauty brand Bong Villanueva Salon celebrates 21 years

Leading home-grown hair and beauty brand Bong Villanueva Salon is celebrating its 21 years of excellence in the industry and is offering brand new...

Taiwan int’l film fest features docu on Palaw’an’s sacred rituals and...

Filipino filmmaker Aureaus Solito’s feature about the sacred rituals and daily life of the Palaw’an indigenous peoples (IPs) was recently presented at the 2022...

Maristela flags unlawful termination of some contractual government employees

City councilor Peter “Jimbo” Maristela on Monday called for an inquiry into the alleged unlawful termination of some contractual government employees who reached the...

City Tourism Office to produce local culinary products, pasalubong items

The Puerto Princesa City Tourism Office (CTO) is working towards developing more local culinary and pasalubong products, hoping to add variety to the usual...

Puerto Princesa prepares for in-person ‘Pangalipay sa Baybay’ set in April

This year’s Pangalipay sa Baybay in April will be an in-person event due to relaxed public health protocols and removing of travel restrictions. Festivities will...

Local businessman Nomie Lagan seeks to challenge the electoral landscape of...

Local businessman Nomie Lagan seeks to challenge the electoral landscape of Brooke’s Point by running independently, bringing his anti-mining stance and pro-agriculture plans. Despite going...

PPSRNP rebuilds homes to commemorate 51st anniversary

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park (PPSRNP) celebrated Araw ng Taraw on the occasion of its 51st anniversary on Saturday with a series...

PPSRNP mulls new rates for underground river tour

The management of the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park (PPSRNP) is seeking to bring back their old rates for tours of the underground...

Maristela kicks off campaign with motorcade

Puerto Princesa City mayoral aspirant Peter “Jimbo” Maristela and his line-up for city councilors kicked off their campaign on Friday, with an estimated 1,000...

WTEI to open special discount lanes for PUVs at its Caltex...

William Tan Enterprises, Inc. (WTEI) has launched special lanes for public utility vehicles (PUVs) at its Caltex fuel stations, which will offer discounts on...