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Capitol probes special privileges of rebel detainee

The Palawan provincial government said it will not tolerate the "excessive privileges" being allegedly enjoyed by a former rebel leader who is detained inside...

No oil spill so far in Cagayancillo waters due to ship grounding

The Coast Guard District Palawan (CGDP) said Friday there is "no oil spill or leakage" so far in the waters of Cagayancillo where the...

PhilHealth Palawan starts new rule on benefit eligibility

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC or PhilHealth) in Palawan will start implementing the nine-month contribution rule this January before members can avail of...

Put up tricycle fare signs, Palawan towns urged

The Palawan Provincial Board (PB) called on municipalities in the province to put up road sign boards and regulation warning devices for tricycle drivers...

PhilHealth implements expanded newborn care package in Palawan

The Newborn Care Package (NCP) of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp., (PHILHEALTH) has now been expanded. Marianne Carlos, Information Officer of PhilHealth- Palawan said under...

Bataraza vendors seek TRO vs mayor over transfer to new market

The Bataraza Market Vendors Association (BMVA) filed a temporary restraining order (TRO) and a writ of Amparo in court against their mayor Abraham Ibba...

MIMAROPA reshuffles COMELEC prov’l election supervisors

Provincial election supervisor Atty. Urbano Arlando has been replaced temporarily by Atty. John Mark Tambasacan of Oriental Mindoro for the 2019 midterm polls. The nonpermanent...

Pharmacies, drugstores yet to implement VAT-free medicines

Majority of pharmacies and drugstores in Puerto Princesa City are yet to implement the exemption of diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol prescription drugs from...

Retrieval ops ongoing for grounded MV Forever Lucky in Cagayancillo

A retrieval operation by the Coast Guard District Palawan (CGDP) is ongoing at press time in the waters of Cagayancillo town for the grounded...

Coron is next target of DENR crackdown

The local office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) warned environmental law violators in Coron on Tuesday that their town is...

Use reflectorized paints for 6-lane highways, contractors urged

The Palawan Provincial Board (PB) approved Tuesday a measure that calls on the contractors of the six-lane national highways to use reflectorized paint for...

No PALECO privatization, BOD says

The Palawan Electric Cooperative (PALECO) will no longer be privatized by the national government, according to the chairman of its board of directors (BOD). Jeffrey...