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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.

Petitioners seek SC injuction on Marcos’ proclamation

A petitioner for the disqualification of presumptive presidential race winner Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has asked the Supreme Court to issue a temporary restraining order...

City Council wants BBM to convert Irawan land for residential use

The city government plans to ask presumptive president Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to amend an old decree issued by his father to designate around 30...

Environmental politics in the Philippine’s last frontier (Part 2 of 3)

(This story was produced with the support of Internews Philippines.) What happened before Pro-environment activists won big when well-known "eco-warriors" were named the mayors of...

12 cases of Omicron BA.2.12.1 detected in Palawan

Twelve cases of Omicron BA.2.12.1 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) variant were detected in Puerto Princesa City, according to health officials. Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Ma....

Four PSU grads pass midwifery exams

The Palawan State University (PSU) produced four new midwives in the April 2022 licensure examination. Bubbles Abducani, Wila Cardijon, Norainie Hayle, and Bridget Cayupan were...

Feliciano says appellate court’s decision ‘expected’

Suspended Brooke’s Point town mayor Mary Jean Feliciano said she "expected" an unfavorable ruling in the latest decision handed down by the Court of...

Discovery of Kalayaan Islands 44 years ago marked with tribute ceremony

Kalayaan town in the West Philippine Sea marked its 44th year since discovery, paying tribute to Filipino navigator Tomas Cloma, who discovered and first...

Absentee voters cast votes for May 9 polls

Some 1,071 soldiers, police officers, government employees, and media personnel has started to cast their votes, as the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) opened local...

Environmental politics in the Philippine’s last frontier (Part 1 of 3)

(This story was produced with the support of Internews Philippines.) PUERTO PRINCESA CITY―The island province of Palawan, dubbed as the country’s “last ecological frontier”, had...

PSU student athletes to join STRASUC in Quezon province

Thirty-nine student athletes from Palawan State University (PSU) will join the Southern Tagalog Regional Association of State Colleges and Universities (STRASUC) 2022 from April...

PSU Law produces another exemplary lawyer

The Palawan State University-School of Law produced another exceptional lawyer, with one of its 2020/21 Bar Exam takers among the "exemplary passers". Atty. Harlene Hemor...

Palaweños compete in Pilipinas obstacle race

Palawan State University (PSU) alumni are vying for a podium finish in the Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation (POSF) Obstacle Course Race being held in...