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Sunday, March 26, 2023



Palawan News announces new positions

Also designated to new positions were Celeste Anna Formoso as Managing Editor, and Romar Miranda of the Philippine Daily Inquirer as chief copy editor.

What’s up with mandatory military service?

We've all probably heard that a vice presidential candidate in the forthcoming 2022 elections is advocating for mandatory military service, or conscription, in the...

Luka Continues to Sizzle in the Bubble

It was a battle of attrition and the Clippers had their hands full against the young Mavs but at the end, the steadying hands of veterans Kawhi Leonard (29 pts, 12 rebounds) and Paul George (27 pts) towed the Clippers to the W.

EDITORIAL: El Nido’s experimental tourism bubble

There wasn't a hint of fanfare one would expect from what was supposed to be an important government-initiated strategic move to prop the moribund tourism sector back to its feet. One would imagine that the amount of preparation would have been sufficient enough such that most if not everyone in the little town were aware, and not the least unprepared.

More on the NBA Trade Deadline

Palawan, it has been a full week past the National Basketball Association (NBA) trade deadline and it is that time when we can assess...

EDITORIAL: State of transparency

This declaration allows the national and local governments free reign to mobilize their quick response funds to address the continuing problem of COVID infections. Also included in their powers is control over the prices of basic goods.

What’s the point in pointless complaints?

Complaining about everything is sometimes a common pastime of some of us--me included. I was about to complain that this week has been a...

EDITORIAL: Taking stock of Palawan’s Covid response capacity

The Department of Health disclosed this week that the more potent delta strain of the pandemic virus has reached the country. More contagious and...

The Fault in Our Stars: A Roller Coaster That Only Goes Up

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green is one of the most poignant love stories of my generation. It explores the young love...


Port Barton is always a delight to visit. Its smallness as a village is a sort of a spectrum of something bigger and deeper....

EDITORIAL: Danao and Palawan politics

The ruling can be characterized as swift and decisive, even as Danao’s camp claims it to be an extreme case of political harassment. Filed in May in the midst of the current pandemic, the provincial board acting as an adjudication body handled it with dispatch. Within days of receiving the complaint, it voted 13-0 to administratively suspend the accused and set a timetable to resolve the cases before the end of September. The formal decision was announced a couple of days prior to its September 25 deadline, with a cut-and-dried 13-0 vote.

Battling Depression

It was only in December of last year when Bishop Soc Mesiona asked me to start reaching out to people suffering from depression as...