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Duterte admin made 600 kilometers road, constructed 15 hospitals in Palawan

Governor Jose Alvarez said Friday that President Rodrigo Duterte's administration enabled the province to have 600 kilometers of new roads and 15 municipal and...

183 coronavirus cases reported in the Iwahig subcolony in Montible

The Iwahig Corrections Facility (ICF) has isolated 183 personnel and convicts from its subcolony in Montible after they tested positive for COVID-19 in antigen...

FR village, bakery store proposed as livelihood aid for rebel returnees in Palawan

A Former Rebel (FR) Village and a bakery are among the proposed livelihood aid and benefits that await rebel returnees in the province, according...

Palawan as national disaster risk reduction management center sought

The Provincial Board has adopted a resolution seeking permission from the national government to establish Palawan as a disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM)...

Moratorium on rice exportation in Palawan lifted

The ban on rice exportation in Palawan was lifted Tuesday through a provincial resolution after a year-long implementation to secure local rice supply. Board Member...

Palawan prov’l board supports corn industry roadmap

The Provincial Board expressed support for the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) corn industry roadmap, a developing agricultural plan that aims to ramp up the...

No IP mandatory representatives yet in five Palawan towns

The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) is urging five municipalities in Palawan that still lack indigenous peoples' mandatory representatives (IPMRs) to assist in...

Land grabbing a major indigenous peoples problem in Palawan – NCIP

Land grabbing is among the major issues that are confronting the indigenous peoples (IPs) in Palawan, according to a local official of the National...

NCIP has not yet approved contentious Ipilan mining

The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) has not yet granted the controversial Ipilan Nickel Corporation (INC) in Brooke's Point permission to operate. This was...

Prov’l board wants more slaughterhouse to boost local meat industry

The Provincial Board has approved a measure seeking the construction of a slaughterhouse with national and international standards to boost the revenue of local...

NHA claims there are housing programs for rebel returnees elsewhere, but they prefer Palawan

The National Housing Authority (NHA) said the government has housing programs available for rebel returnees outside Palawan but majority of those with whom they have discussed the initiative do...

Prov’l Board wants DPWH to explain why Maasin Bridge remains unfinished

Provincial Board Member Cesareo Benedito, Jr. proposed on Tuesday to invite officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to a committee...