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Salaries of casual employees at Capitol still seven months delayed

Several contractual employees of the provincial government have yet to be paid their salaries for the last seven months, contradicting Capitol's assurance made last...

Kalayaan rolls out vaccination program for 100 residents

The Kalayaan town in the Palawan province began its COVID-19 vaccination program on Tuesday, aiming to inoculate 100 individuals by the end of the...

Adventist hospital offers additional Covid beds

The Adventist Hospital Palawan (AHP) wanted to extend its medical services for COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms that may be qualified to be isolated...

City legislators suggest ‘No Movement Day’ to curb coronavirus surge

City councilors are proposing to the local Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to designate a weekend day, either Saturday or Sunday, as a "No Movement Day",...

All set for Saturday plebiscite

The poll body is ready for the Palawan plebiscite on Saturday, March 13, a “sort of dry-run” for the 2022 national elections to determine...

COMELEC signals start of plebiscite campaign season

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) vowed it will be “non-partisan” in overseeing the conduct of the March 13 plebiscite in Palawan on Republic Act...

Palaw’ans perform ritual to drive COVID-19 away

Already vulnerable to many other diseases because of lack of access to healthcare services, the indigenous communities in Sitio Bayog in the village of Aribungos in southern Palawan town of Brooke’s Point held a ritual for the “continuous protection against diseases” including the new COVID-19 strain, which was already reported in neighboring country of Malaysia.

Date set for Palawan plebiscite: March 13, 2021

Provincial Comelec spokesperson Jomel Ordas on Thursday confirmed to Palawan News that the poll body on December 16 approved Resolution No. 10682, the revised rules and regulations on the conduct of Palawan plebiscite, and the election calendar of activities through Resolution No. 10687.