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First from the Mountains: A Tau’t Bato Woman Graduates

Coming from the isolated Tau't Bato indigenous peoples (IP) community in the hinterlands of southern Palawan, it was difficult for 25-year old Juda Diklay to...

Chainsaws requested for barangay use during calamities

The Provincial Board approved Tuesday a resolution requesting Governor Jose Alvarez and all municipal government officials to provide chainsaws to all barangays for disaster...

‘Amang’ weakens to LPA, will not cross Palawan

Tropical Depression "Amang" which has weakened into a low-pressure area (LPA) will still bring rain showers in other parts of the country but not...

House bill seeks declaration of central Palawan as mining-free zone

The House of Representatives approved on final reading Monday a bill declaring the 3rd district of Palawan as a "mining-free zone." The district is composed...

New NFA warehouse to rise in Coron

A new warehouse of the National Food Authority (NFA) will rise in Coron town by March this year. Nerilyn Conde, assistant provincial manager of the...

Public urged to follow COMELEC gun ban

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in Palawan urged the public Monday to strictly observe election restrictions, particularly the gun ban for a safe and...

Ortega suspension order served to a flower pot

Supporters of Aborlan mayor Jaime Ortega this week slammed the Provincial Legal Office (PLO) for serving his suspension order by simply leaving it on...

Fire razes business properties in El Nido

Eight business establishments were reportedly destroyed by a fire that broke out late Friday night in Barangay Masagana, El Nido town. Municipal administrator Rene Jay...

Expected LPA will not cross Palawan

The low-pressure area (LPA) system that is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) Friday night until Saturday morning will not cross...

Intensified military ops discover NPA camp in northern Palawan

An abandoned camp by the New People's Army (NPA) was discovered recently in Barangay Abaroan, Roxas municipality by government troops during an intensified focused...

WESCOM condemns NPA for killing PO3 Saldajeno

The Western Command (WESCOM) has condemned the murder of PO3 Rodelph Saldajeno by the New People's Army (NPA), saying "it is another proof of...

NFA Palawan aims to procure 251k bags of palay

The National Food Authority (NFA) is aiming to purchase 251,000 bags of palay or unhusked rice for Palawan this 2019, said its newly-designated provincial...