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DOLE steps up campaign on workers’ compensation program in Palawan

The Department of Labor and Employment's (DOLE) has stepped up its campaign on the Employees' Compensation Program (ECP) in Puerto Princesa City and Palawan,...

40% below normal rains in 1st quarter of 2019–PAGASA

Palawan will experience 40 percent below normal rainfalls in the first 3 months of 2019, the local office of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical...

Oil leak from grounded MV Forever Lucky sparks concern

Salvage and clean-up efforts are underway to extricate MV Forever Lucky from the waters off Cagayancillo amidst fears of "further oil leak" if it is...

PALECO to oppose franchise bid of MORE Reedbank Corp

The board of directors of the Palawan Electric Cooperative (PALECO) will submit a position paper to the Lower House opposing the granting of a...

12-year-old boy survives crocodile attack in Balabac

A 12-year old boy sustained wounds and gashes but survived Friday evening a crocodile attack in a river at Sitio Mararanggo, Barangay Pasig, Balabac. Police...

Conjoined piglets surprise Roxas residents

A pair of dead conjoined piglets, which initially stunned residents of a small village in Roxas municipality, is now considered as a phenomenon and...

Enroll in crop insurance, Palaweños urged

The government-owned Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) called on farmers and fishermen in Palawan to enroll in the government's agricultural insurance. PCIC board member Arnold...

Anti-red tape forum held in Puerto Princesa

An anti-red tape forum was held by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) District 36 as part of its efforts to comply with Republic...

Cloudy weekend for Palawan

Palawan will expect mostly cloudy weather with passing light rains until Monday, according to the Philippine, Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). Sonny Pajarilla,...

DepEd K-12 program assessment in Palawan underway

The Palawan office of the Department of Education (DepEd) said the implementation of the K to 12 Basic Education Program is continuously showing signs...

Palawan to appeal SC ruling on Malampaya

The decades-long fight for Palawan's share in the offshore Malampaya natural gas project is not yet over despite the recent unanimous ruling of the Supreme...

PALECO adopts controversial waste-to-energy project

The controversial P2.1-billion waste-to-energy (WTE) project by proponent Austworks Corp. and the Puerto Princesa City Government has been adopted "in principle" by the Palawan...