Dangerous air pollution levels up over Palawan

Haze, potentially emanating from Indonesian palm oil fires, have begun to spread throughout Palawan, raising health and other concerns, including navigational safety. In the past...

Business establishments urged to post women and children’s desk helplines

Resolution author board member Maria Angela Sabando said domestic violence happens in many households during the COVID-19 crisis but goes unreported because the victims fear reprisal from their violent partners.

Iwahig celebrates National Correctional Consciousness Week

The Iwahig Corrections Facility (ICF) said it will uphold the spirit of awareness and consciousness among their personnel and individuals deprived of liberty and...

Bataraza eyes zero hospital payments for residents

Bataraza residents can soon avail of the free hospitalization upon the initiative of the municipal government. The municipal government of Bataraza announced it will roll...

Poor visibility in some parts of Palawan attributed to “smaze”

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the decreased visibility frequently observed the past days is due to the presence of smaze (smog and haze) in the atmosphere throughout the province of Palawan.

Philippine senator calls out DENR on issuance of ECC to coal plant

Hontiveros, in Senate Resolution No. 262 dated December 10, wants to hold a Senate inquiry on the alleged irregularities in the issuance of the ECC for the project.

Public support sought to find missing Tubbataha diver

Karrots Nazareno, the wife of missing Tubbataha Reef diver Bryan Nazareno, is seeking the help of coastal residents in municipalities and nearby provinces in...

Palawan students win DTI Quiz Bee

Welson Paz, DTI Palawan specialist said the Palawan division representative Monitte Lantas of Narra National High School won as first runner up with P10,000 and medal award.

PHO assures it is also focusing on seasonal diseases prevention

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

DENR serves CDO vs 10 establishments polluting El Nido, Coron waters

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has issued cease and desist orders (CDOs)  to some 10 business establishments in El Nido and Coron...

Face-to-face classes sought in Palawan areas with no COVID-19

Approved during its 4th Special Session held June 24, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan is asking the provincial and national Inter-Agency Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to allow schools in areas in the province with no COVID-19 cases to proceed with their regular face-to-face classes.

DENR set to demolish illegal Coron structures

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to demolish some 75 business establishments in Coron with illegally-built structures on the water...