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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.

Road to herd immunity: PPC hits 32% vaxx rate

At least 64,777 Puerto Princesa residents have been completely vaccinated, representing 32% of the city's goal of immunizing at least 201,000 people to establish...

The Puerto Princesa City Electoral Landscape

The spotlight on the upcoming elections in Puerto Princesa City will be on the emerging rivalry between incumbent mayor Lucilo R. Bayron and opposition...

Former governor Joel T. Reyes eyes return to Palawan politics

Former Palawan governor Joel T. Reyes, who has a standing warrant of arrest for the 2011 Ortega murder slay, is returning to politics. Joining the...

Danao eyes Narra mayoralty as PPP declines to nominate any candidate

The administration bets in Narra town have filed their certificates of candidacy, with an apparent missing mayoral candidate. The filing on Saturday was led by...

House of state witness in Ortega murder case strafed

The government's key witness in the 2011 Gerry Ortega murder case on Wednesday filed attempted murder charges against two persons he claimed were acting...

‘Fast increasing’ rise in COVID-19 cases alarms city IMT

The Incident Management Team (IMT) has noted a "fast increasing trend" in the number of new COVID-19 cases in the city, which it said...

Pilot whales, dolphins thrive in Puerto Princesa Bay

Environmental enthusiasts recorded fresh sightings of a small pod of short-finned pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus) in Puerto Princesa Bay on Saturday.  Dr. Teri Aquino, the...

PCSD reverses decision, grants “conditional approval” to Ipilan Nickel Corporation

The Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) on Thursday revoked its earlier decision denying controversial mining firm Ipilan Nickel Corporation (INC) a Strategic...

Capitol hosts IPMR convention

Various leaders from Palawan's indigenous people (IP) convened on Thursday to strengthen ties within the community. Provincial Board member Purita J. Seguritan, Indigenous People Mandatory...

PPC accomplishes 11% of 201,000 target for full vaccination

At least 23,611 residents in this city have been fully vaccinated against SARS-nCov-2, the causative agent of COVID-19, as the local government ramps its...

New arrest warrant issued vs former governor Joel T. Reyes

The Palawan Regional Trial Court (RTC) has issued a fresh warrant of arrest against former Palawan governor Joel T. Reyes for the 2011 murder...

Establishments in Puerto Princesa call for easing of restrictions on sale...

Owners of local restaurants have appealed on the city government to ease the current restrictions on public liquor consumption and curfew hours, citing its...