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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.

City eyes P3.78B budget next year

City budget officer Regina Cantillo said that the budget allocation increase is based on the relative increase of our national share on expected revenue and local income.

Culion mayor, netizens slam CHED official over “insensitive” remark

Culion Mayor Ma. Virginia De Vera on Friday took to task on social media lawyer Joselito Alisuag, CHED MIMAROPA regional director, and a Palawan local, who earlier shared on Facebook a video of the film’s (MMFF) confirmation with a caption “Culion… ang isla ng mga taong buhay na patay. Panoorin.”

PIO defends coal plant project

Winston Arzaga, provincial information officer, on Wednesday insisted that the project is not “bad for the environment”.

Culion movie makes it to Metro Manila Film Festival 2019

Culion, starring huge stars such as Iza Calzado; Meryll Soriano; Jasmine Curtis-Smith; and with special participation of John Lloyd Cruz, captures the town’s significance in the world medical history.

Youth NGOs denounce and denied involvement with NPA

GUHIT Pinas-Palawan, a non-profit youth organization and a subsidiary of GUHIT Pinas national organization, said in a press statement that it is an independent organization with no ties to any political group.

7 NPA suspects enter not guilty plea for illegal possession of...

The seven suspected members of the New People's Army (NPA) entered "not guilty" pleas during their arraignment Tuesday before Branch 51 presiding judge Ambrosio de Luna. 

Brooke’s Point hit again by power outages

Earlier this month, Brooke’s Point municipality faced a four-day power outage prompting its local government unit (LGU) to demand standby generators from its power provider, the DMCI Powers.

City Council bickers over Question Hour

The councilors expressed their concerns and then decided on the new set of rules such as allowing the yielding of time of one councilor to another; limiting the questions of each councilor to only 1 per round; and having the secretary keep track of time through a timer; among others.

City moves to increase senior citizens allowance

“Napakaraming senior citizens ang naghihirap sa pagbili ng gamot at halos napapabayaan ng mga anak. Tulong na natin ito sa kanila upang ipakita na mahal natin ang senior citizens natin,” Damasco said.

Tubbataha’s Mama ranger

“That was the perfect chance for me to do something that I’ve always wanted to do. It is an honor to be allowed to do something, to have a chance to do something,” Songco said.

Marine scientists test hi-tech research vehicle in Tubbataha

The University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UP-MSI) recently announced it had successfully tested a newly-acquired autonomous surface vehicle in the Tubbataha Reefs National Marine Park.

City to host 2019 National Young Leaders’ Conference

The 2019 National Young Leaders’ Conference (NYLC), spearheaded by the Global Institute for Youth Development in partnership with the city government and Youth Development...