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Ma Christina Louise Santos

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handles the online presence of Palawan News as its social media manager. When she has free time, she travels and writes about her adventures.

Ecowaste Coalition cites retailers for heeding ban on leaded paints

Some retail stores have been hailed by the toxics watchdog organization EcoWaste Coalition for taking action against spray paints containing dangerous amounts of lead,...

MGB MIMAROPA capacitates permit holders in Palawan

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA Region conducted a capacity building for small-scale miners, sand and gravel (SAG), and quarry permit holders in...

U.S. launches P24M environmental justice program with PCSD

The Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) will receive technical and practical training from the US Embassy in the Philippines' Office of International Narcotics...

PLDT and Smart expanding fiber network, adding more cell sites, fired...

PLDT and its wireless affiliate Smart Communications, Inc. are expanding the coverage of its fiber and wireless networks in the province of Palawan. Smart said...

PAF boosts capability with 5 additional Blackhawk utility choppers

Five new S-70i Blackhawk Utility Helicopters arrived Monday to boost the Armed Forces of the Philippines' (AFP) heli-lift capability and help in the delivery...

Red tide toxin affects Puerto Princesa Bay waters

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned that consuming all types of shellfish and Acetes sp. from Puerto Princesa Bay will...

Bancao-Bancao resident turns over Asian palm civet to PCSDS

A resident of Barangay Bancao-Bancao in Puerto Princesa City recently turned over one Asian palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) to the Palawan Council for Sustainable...

Nutribun makes a comeback in Palawan

Nutribun, the bread product used in the past in the rural feeding programs in the Philippines to respond to the problem of malnutrition among...

Pinoys urged to join Earth Hour to ease effects of climate...

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is urging all Filipinos to participate in the global Earth Hour movement on March 27 to...

USAID launches new partnerships to advance Philippine water security

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched two partnerships to increase access to clean, safe, water sanitation, and sanitation services in the...

House committee approves bill creating medical center in Puerto Princesa City

The committee on health of the House of Representatives (HOR) has approved the bill seeking the institutionalization of the Western Philippines Medical Center (WPMC)...

DPWH inaugurates first four phases of cruise port facility project in...

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) partially inaugurated Saturday (March 6) its cruise port facility project in Puerto Princesa which is expected...