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EDITORIAL: A tourism bubble in the midst of the pandemic

This week, Puerto Princesa City officially opened its doors to domestic tourists, lifting travel restrictions that had been in place since the pandemic began...

EDITORIAL: Media as a scapegoat in the controversial Malampaya buyout

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi recently filed separate libel charges against seven national news organizations for their reporting on the buyout of Malampaya by Dennis...

EDITORIAL: Revisiting the Palawan energy masterplan

The Palawan Island Energy Development Plan (PIEDP), an energy master plan crafted by the Department of Energy for Palawan in 2014, is an insightful...

EDITORIAL: Lessons from counterinsurgency strategies

The Senate's issue with the NTF-ELCAC was that, among so many criticisms about the government's counterinsurgency program, it could not even account for the...

EDITORIAL: PPC takes baby steps to easing borders

It's a welcome change, that Puerto Princesa City residents who are fully vaccinated can now travel without having to spend for those expensive antigens...

EDITORIAL: Razon at the doorsteps

The similarity of the Palawan Electric Cooperative's (PALECO) dilemma to that of Manila Water just over a year ago is uncanny. Maynilad, the Ayala...

EDITORIAL: Reopening Puerto’s tourism industry

The city government's push to open the Balayong Park in December as a red-letter calendar event is a noteworthy undertaking to assert the city's...

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...