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20k bags ‘last’ rice shipment arrive in Palawan

The last shipment of 20,000 imported rice bags has arrived for mainland Palawan, the provincial office of the National Food Authority (NFA) said. NFA provincial...

PSFI vows to stay in the fight vs. HIV/AIDS in Palawan

The Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc. (PSFI) vowed Thursday to remain in the fight against the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in the city...

Terminal dispatcher ban eyed in El Nido

The municipal council of El Nido is studying a proposed ordinance that would ban terminal dispatchers as part of its six-month rehabilitation. Municipal Economic Enterprise...

DICT to bring broadband connectivity program to Palawan

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said it is exploring the possibility of bringing high-speed broadband access to rural areas in the...

PALECO board chair accused of demanding cut from green energy players

Palawan Electric Cooperative (PALECO) board chairman Jeffrey Y. Tan-Endriga has been accused by Austworks Corp. of demanding a P.40 per kilowatt-hour "off the book"...

Drug rehab center to rise in Roxas

“Balay Silangan,” a facility that will rehabilitate drug surrenderees, will soon rise in Roxas town, an official said Friday. Richcristopher Magbanua, program manager of the...

CBNC makes helping Pala’wan indigenous peoples a priority

Helping the Pala'wan indigenous peoples (IP) in Bataraza town remains among the top priorities of the Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) of Coral...

RTNMC, WPU step up partnership on mineral dev’t, mining technology

The Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corporation (RTNMC) and the Western Philippines University (WPU) stepped up their partnership on mining technology and promotion of mineral...

Quezon town under ‘state of calamity’ for dengue outbreak

The town of Quezon has been placed under a state of calamity due to the dengue outbreak, a disaster risk reduction management official said. Vicky...

Palawan records 53 fires from January to 1st week of March

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Palawan has already logged 53 fire incidents from January to the first week of March this year...

Dead green sea turtle washes ashore in El Nido

A green sea turtle was found in a decomposed condition on the beach of Bacuit Bay in El Nido on Wednesday. Assistant protected area superintendent...

Cardinal Tagle urges Catholics to mark Lent by helping feed children

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle is urging Catholics to mark the start of the Lent by helping feed children and doing small acts of charity...