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Romar Miranda

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is a desk editor and senior reporter of Palawan News. He covers politics, environment, tourism, justice, and sports. In his free time, he enjoys long walks with his dog, Bayani.

A lesson on character as I wander the streets of Puerto...

Sometimes, I forget that I live on one of the “best islands in the world." Maybe this is what the fog of crippling burnout...

Slow down, dilettante

I am learning to forgive myself. The past few weeks have been busy. A few days after the new year, I told my therapist that...

Show me going

At dawn on September 24, 2023, I wanted Taal Volcano to explode and wreak havoc throughout Metro Manila. It had been spewing a record-high...

I want to die but I want to eat pad thai

(Trigger warning: The author discusses mental health issues.) It’s been a decade since I sat inside a small cubicle in a psychiatric clinic at Park...

Street is a culture

At a very young age, I traveled a lot for academic competitions. My travel fund would always be limited, so I had to be...

Ruin is a gift

There was an episode in FRIENDS where Joey claims that putting The Shining by Stephen King in the freezer makes him feel safer from...

Sour is a Feeling

In Filipino culture, food often serves as a source of comfort and nostalgia. Many of us associate food with childhood memories and home cooking....

PSU-CCRD external campuses now integrated as university regular campuses

The Palawan State University-College of Community Resources Development (PSU-CCRD) external campuses have been integrated as university regular campuses as the bill lapsed into law. Malacañang...

PRA orders forfeiture of reclaimed Coron property

The Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) has ordered the forfeiture of the provincial government's reclamation project in Coron town. The PRA, in Resolution No. 5541-2022 issued...

730 solar home system units given to Busuanga residents

The Busuanga municipal government handed over 730 solar home systems (SHS) to qualified residents, providing electricity to far-flung communities not yet tapped into its...

PSU slam dunks nursing board exams with 100 percent passing rate

The Palawan State University (PSU) achieved a 100 percent passing rate in the May 2022 Nursing Licensure Examination, with all of its 11 first-takers...

City to undertake “house-to-house” COVID-19 vaccination

The city government plans to conduct "house-to-house"COVID-19 vaccinations in order to broaden its population's immunity coverage in the ongoing attempt to stem the pandemic. The...