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EDITORIAL: Southern Palawan’s problem with palm oil and plantations

Palawan embraced the economic promise of palm oil when about a decade ago it opened up the south to large-scale plantations. Private landowners were...

EDITORIAL: Elections and the pandemic challenge

An academic study conducted about a decade ago by an independent research outfit (Institute for Political Electoral Reform) noted that Filipino voters tend to...

EDITORIAL: Don’t drop the ball!

The election frenzy stoked by this week's rush in the filing of certificates of candidacy has dampened the impact of a warning raised by...

EDITORIAL: Devil in the details: the MORE buy-in into PALECO

A new player in the power sector has expressed interest in taking over the Palawan Electric Cooperative (PALECO) franchise,  with a promise to significantly...

EDITORIAL: Win or Lose, please clean up your waste

That is what the national coalition of green groups have launched as a campaign this week, anticipating another season of tarpaulin melee all over...

EDITORIAL: The inevitable conclusion of the Senate probe

The Senate investigation into the anomalies surrounding the Philippine government's contract with Pharmally Pharmaceuticals is turning for the worse, on the account of President...

EDITORIAL: Pharmally, a case of cronyism

The Senate Blue Ribbon investigation into the P42 billion Pharmally deal has uncovered a surprising revelation that former presidential economic adviser Michael Yang was...

EDITORYAL: Ang face shield bilang simbolo ng corruption

Walang ibang puwedeng sisihin ang Malakanyang kundi ang sarili nito sa mga negatibong kuro-kuro sa social media tungkol sa anomalya na nasa likod umano...

EDITORIAL: Policing the “illegal” ukay-ukay trade

RA 4653 is an old law passed in 1966 whose intent is to safeguard public health from the possible spread of diseases from imported...

EDITORIAL: The PCSD turnaround on the Brooke’s Point mining project application

The Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD), in an unusual turnaround this week, revoked its previous rejection of Ipilan Nickel Corporation's (INC) Strategic Environmental...

EDITORIAL: The PALECO privatization agenda before the House

If the intention of the ongoing congressional probe on Palawan's power situation is to pave the way for a new power distribution franchise that...

EDITORIAL: PALECO’s legal struggles and strange misfortunes

A document distributed among the Palawan media last week noted that the Palawan Electric Cooperative (PALECO) is being sued by one of its independent...