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Botanists discover new plant species from karst vegetation of El Nido

A new Philippine species of Ridsdalea (Rubiaceae, Ixoroideae) has been discovered in karst vegetation in El Nido, Palawan. The species was described by Rene Alfred...

DSWD admits mistake in manner of distributing cash aid

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) admitted that the processing of cash aid was mishandled, after victims of typhoon Odette raised concerns...

Bike lanes on national roads okayed by Council

The City Council approved on 2nd reading this week a new ordinance providing for the establishment of bicycle lanes on national highways, in keeping...

Puerto Princesa eyes anti-pneumonia immunization program expansion

Puerto Princesa City plans to expand its anti-pneumonia immunization program to safeguard the elderly from the respiratory ailment. In his privileged address on Monday, October...

City officials explain COA report findings to City Council

The City Council on Monday questioned several offices of the city government about the negative findings of the Commission on Audit (COA) on its...

Puerto Princesa blacklists mining quarry contractor

The City Mining Regulatory Board (CMRB) has blacklisted a quarry contractor for committing "successive serious violations" and harming the environment. Lawyer Carlo Gomez, technical secretariat...

Palaweños make it to Top 10 of World Archery Philippines 18...

Two recurve women and one barebow men of the Puerto Princesa City Helix Archery Club (PPCHAC) made it to World Archery Philippines (WAP) 18...

Backride Palawan told to stop operation, get legal papers first

The city government has ordered the motorcycle-taxi service Backride Palawan to stop operations as of February 4 as the service is deemed “illegal”. City Councilor...

City Council probes project delays, summons barangay head for receiving “cash...

City Councilors on Monday grilled executive officials over the delay in the implementation of key city government infrastructure projects, including an estimated total of...

City dad proposes to move minimum trike fare back to P10

Councilor Peter Q. Maristela who chairs the City Council's Transportation Committee authored SDO No. 186-2021 which reverts back the P10 tricycle fare citing the impact of P20 on tricycle commuters.

PSU students to receive load assistance from government

The beneficiaries were selected based on those who answered the survey rolled out by the university in November 2020.

Palaweña receives NEDA award for serving home-cooked meals to frontliners

Melissa Grace Olit, a hospitality management professor for 13 years at the Palawan State University (PSU) and founder of Chef Aiza’s Community Kitchen was conferred the “Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteer”  award as part of the “Search for Outstanding COVID-19 volunteer” of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Regional Office in MIMAROPA, in collaboration with the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) on December 22.