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Creation of Palawan ICT Council sought

The provincial government's E-Governance Office is seeking the creation of the Palawan Information and Communication Technology (PICT) Council that will help strengthen its programs...

Capitol clamps down on jail detainee privileges

Governor Jose Alvarez has ordered a probe on the granting of excessive privileges to a detainee at the provincial jail, and the imposition of...

DENR donates lumber to help Recto Bank fishers repair their boat

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently donated assorted pieces of hardwood to the 22 crew of the ill-fated F/V Gem Ver...

PSWDO releases P525K cash assistance to PWDs

A total of P591,000 was originally allocated to assist PWDs during the lockdown period. The remaining P66,000 was returned to the Provincial Treasurer’s Office.

Nutrition drive launched in Roxas

Provincial nutrition action officer Rachel Paladan said that the site was identified as a beneficiary of the program for being a “nutritionally depressed” area with a high rate of malnutrition.

Bonnet-wearing men allegedly terrorizing supporters of Culion mayoral bet

A mayoral candidate in Culion has sought the help of the central office of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in sending police personnel and...

Iwahig Corrections Facility intensifies skills training support for PDL

The Iwahig Corrections Facility (ICF) has intensified its support to the training program of persons deprived of liberty (PDL) to equip them with skills...

PNP pro-active na kumilos laban sa videoke na istorbo sa online classes

Ayon kay P/Maj. Mhardie Azarez, inatasan na sila na makipag-ugnayan sa mga LGU upang magkaroon ng ordinansa o resolution na magbabawal sa mga ingay na makakaistobo sa pagaaral ng mga kabataan habang nasa kanilang mga bahay.

Choose environmental champions, EcoWaste Coalition tells voters

An environmental group called on Filipino voters to choose candidates who are "environment champions" in the May 2019 midterm elections. With barely three weeks left...

Raps filed vs Alvarez, 16 others over alleged public fund irregularities

Criminal and administrative raps were recently filed in the Ombudsman's office against Governor Jose Alvarez,  Vice Governor Dennis Socrates and 15 other officials of...

DOH test clears 12 suspect COVID-19 patients

Among the 12 who tested negative was the deceased pregnant woman from El Nido who died on April 19, according to provincial health officer (PHO) Dr. Mary Ann Navarro.

225 establishments in Palawan have declared temporary closure – PhilHealth

Of the 225 establishments, 21 have already filed for "total closure" citing financial difficulties brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.