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COVID-19 testing centers sought for Palawan tourism hubs

Alvarez said in a privilege speech during the special session on Wednesday that the PRC is already planning to put up its centers to mitigate the COVID-19 spread.

No Bataan fishing boat survivor sighted in West Philippine Sea

Vice Adm. Rene Medina, commander of the WESCOM, said no wreckage or survivor was found during their patrol on November 30.

Separate senior citizen’s office sought

Board Member Eduardo Modesto Rodriguez said that there should be a separate office that will handle the data and documents for the senior citizens to avoid duplication of the information.

Province supports Legarda’s bill on IP conserved lands

The resolution expressed support to the proposed “Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Conserved Areas Act of 2019” authored by Rep. Loren Legarda.

Danao’s defense presents 3 witnesses in continuing hearing

Danao's camp claimed that the Sangguniang Pambayan even maneuvered to delay the processing and approval of their annual budget.

Floating timber slabs recovered in El Nido

on December 10, the Coast Guard Station (CGS) El Nido intercepted three motorboats loaded with wood flitches at the vicinity of Matinloc Island.

COVID lab clears 18 Palawan suspect cases

Five out of the 18 negative test results included the deceased suspect COVID-19 patients from Puerto Princesa City, according to chief of city information office (CIO) Richard Ligad.

PHO assures it is also focusing on seasonal diseases prevention

Among the diseases is dengue, whose cases usually rise during the rainy season.

PSWDO extends P13 million assistance during pandemic

PSWDO chief Abigail Ablaña said during the online press briefing of the Provincial Information Office (PIO) Thursday that they have already provided different kinds of assistance to more than 2,000 individuals.

Palawan Prov’l Capitol Press Club (PCPC), inorganisa

Sa kauna-unahang pagkakataon ay mayroon nang akreditadong organisasyon ng media ang Pamahalaang Panlalawigan ng Palawan matapos na mabuo ang Palawan Provincial Capitol Press Club (PCPC).

MSWD offices urged to assist seniors to avail of electric bill discounts

Board Member Cherry Pie Acosta said that under RA 9994 otherwise known as “Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010” senior citizens are entitled to a minimum of five percent discount from public utilities on their monthly utilization of water and electricity.

Palawan Queens yield to Surigao and Zambo squads

Woe befell the women of Palawan's Queen's Gambit. A game short of 50 percent, they lost twice in Saturday's (May 29) action at the...