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COMELEC defends Bataraza result from allegations of irregularities

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) official in charge of the canvassing of plebiscite votes in Bataraza last March 13 deplored social media accusations that...

Opposition steps up fight vs Palawan division

Civil society groups in Palawan are unfazed with the passage of the law dividing Palawan into three smaller provinces and vowed to "exhaust all...

One Palawan petitions SC to nullify law creating 3 provinces

A petition to nullify Republic Act 11259 creating three Palawan provinces was filed Wednesday morning before the Supreme Court (SC) by the One Palawan...

Most city officials favor Palawan division

Most councilors of Puerto Princesa City have expressed support to the proposed division of Palawan, some even vowing to join the information campaign of...

Word war flares as Palawan division campaigning heats up

A word war between Capitol and critics of the move to divide Palawan into three provinces has erupted this week, as both sides began...

PNP reports smooth, peaceful plebiscite

The conduct of the plebiscite on March 13 for the ratification of the proposed creation of three new Palawan provinces went smoothly and was...

Palawan realizing its tourism potential – Angara

Palawan is realizing its tourism potential, incumbent Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara said on Saturday. Angara, who was in the province last week, described the...

Palawan environmental NGO leader declared ‘persona non grata’ by province

Chan, who heads the Palawan NGO Network Inc. (PNNI), has been involved in voluntary law enforcement campaigns going against illegal logging and fishing activities in Palawan.

VP Robredo backs Palawan division

Vice President Leni Robredo said Friday she believes dividing Palawan into three separate provinces is advantageous for Palaweños, but they should really be the...

Palawan towns excluded from upcoming new voter registration

Palawan's 23 municipalities are excluded from the new registration in view of the plebiscite scheduled in May for the proposal to divide Palawan into three smaller provinces.

Capitol kicks off plebiscite campaign

Governor Jose Alvarez has begun campaigning for a "yes" vote to the planned division of the province, starting in his own backyard, by encouraging...

Postponement of Palawan division plebiscite sought

The provincial legislature has called for a special session on Friday and is expected to pass a resolution allowing Governor Jose Alvarez to petition the COMELEC for the postponement of the plebiscite.