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Friday, February 3, 2023



EDITORIAL: Should LGUs lift or retain travel restrictions in Palawan?

This week, the National Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) made a crucial decision to allow local governments the discretion to lift certain travel restrictions including...

Political Economics 101

It is always interesting to analyze the political economy, especially during election time.Political economy is about how politics affects the economy and the economy...

Banking on Growth

Tell me. Is it just me, or do most Palaweños actually avoid opening bank accounts? Are the banks’ money requirements too restrictive? Is the...

Editorial: Governance challenges in the face of COVID-19

Current statistics show a steady rise in the number of "persons under investigation" (PUI) and "persons under monitoring" (PUM), with the number expected to increase as contact tracing on the case of the Australian tourist is completed.

Luka … A Legend in the Making?

It seems like the Mavs’ move to trade for Doncic in the 2018 rookie draft is a gamble that’s starting to pay off tenfold. The blockbuster draft-day trade that sent Doncic to Dallas and sensational sophomore Trae Young to the Atlanta Hawks will boil down as one of the major draft-day trades in NBA history.

Postmortem for RA 11259

As all Palaweños should know by now, RA 11259 (An Act Dividing the Province of Palawan into Three Provinces) was roundly rejected in the...


Depressing and doomy news of tragedies, calamities, disasters, war, loss of lives and other ominous global occurrences are what we read and hear papers and broadcast media almost daily.

The disaster month of July

There is a joke I heard from a friend, about two lady LCEs (Local Chief Executives) who had their faces Belo-fied. LCE1 turned out...

Our Lady of Cuyo

On the eve (August 27) of the grand fiesta of island-town Cuyo, Bishop Pabillo, as the current bishop of the northern part of Palawan...

Dear Tita Beth

Dear Tita Beth, Malapit na akong mawalan ng pag asa. Parang sobrang dilim ng buhay ko. Naulila ako sa parehong magulang ko nung nakaraang taon....