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‘Makmak’ to lend hand in wildlife protection drive in Brooke’s Point

Wildlife and environment protection in Brooke's Point found a new ally in "Makmak", a blue-naped parrot mascot launched Friday in the town by the...

Danao undecided on the coal plant project

Narra mayor Gerandy Danao said on Thursday he is still undecided on whether to allow the DMCI coal plant facility construction to proceed in his hometown, or block it by not issuing a mayor's permit to the project.

Retailers move to imported grain, shun NFA rice

From over a hundred retailers of government-subsidized rice in Palawan, the National Food Authority (NFA) said they now have only 10 accredited retailers, as most have...

Center for HIV/AIDS awareness steps up its services

Amos Tara, a community center helping people living with HIV/AIDS, was relaunched in Puerto Princesa City. The relaunch held August 14 marked the center's introduction of its additional services free to the public.

Demaala urges continuation of current Narra programs

Outgoing Narra Mayor Lucena Diaz-Demaala called on the incoming administration to continue their positive projects, as she delivered her last State of the Municipality...

Illegal quarrying, fishing activities reported in Narra

Unregulated quarrying and employment of illegal fishing methods are happening in Barangay Panacan, Narra in southern Palawan, according to reports of residents in the...

New People’s Army squad leader surrenders in Quezon

A squad leader of the New People's Army (NPA) in Palawan surrendered Saturday to operatives of the Western Command's (WESCOM) Joint Task Group South...

AFP deploys new battalion for internal security in Palawan

The Philippine Marine Corps' (PMC) Marine Battalion Landing Team-3 (MBLT-3) is scheduled to arrive on June 30 to take over the responsibility of internal...

2 Palawan congressional reps vote to kill ABS-CBN franchise application

Rep. Gil Acosta, Jr., 3rd district Palawan, in an interview with Palawan News, confirmed he cast a "No" vote and vowed to explain his position on the issue at length on Saturday.

Tubbataha marine park confronts plastic waste pollution

Plastics pollution of the marine environment is threatening one of the country’s most important marine protected area - the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park (TRNP). Tubbataha...

COMELEC to monitor social media campaign of candidates

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) will monitor campaign materials and social media sites during the campaign period based on new guidelines released by the poll...

Coin flip to settle a tie in Araceli mayoral race

The two candidates running for mayor in Araceli got the same number of votes in this week's local election and the Municipal Board of...