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DOLE reminds employers on expanded maternity leave policy

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) recently urged business establishments to comply with the newly-enacted law allowing for a 105-day expanded maternity leave for working mothers.

PALECO system undergoes upgrade

During the 4th quarterly press conference on Thursday, PALECO acting manager and project supervisor Engr. Nelson Lalas said that the experienced power interruptions are scheduled and announced to give way for the system improvement program.

Malacañang has new deadline to solve Palawan power problems

This was stressed Friday by Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who was in Puerto Princesa City as part of his regional visits. “DOE is already providing help to PALECO but it comes with a condition. Dapat by the end of 2019, substantially dapat ma-improve na yung performance. Lahat ng suportang pwedeng ibigay, binibigay na ng DOE,” Nograles said.

InLife President set to retire in June 2021; new president named

The Insular Life Board of Trustees in its March 2021 meeting accepted the retirement of the company’s President and CEO Mona Lisa B. dela...

Ms. Puerto 2020 presented in pre-pageant

Some 28 candidates vying for this year's crown are coming from different schools and barangays in Puerto Princesa.

Nutrition month celebration sa El Nido, gagawing online

Samu’t-saring mga aktibidad online ang isasagawa gaya na lamang ng nutriquiz, nutri-jingle at programa sa radyo kung saan may kaukulang papremyo ang naghihintay sa mananalo.

Fire destroys marine products building in vicinity of fish port

A marine products and ice plant facility was damaged by a fire that broke out shortly before 5 a.m. this morning, May 16, at...

Light-colored clothes, long sleeves, pants in schools vs mosquito bites – DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) in MIMAROPA has called on education authorities in Palawan to allow students to wear light-colored clothes, long sleeves, and...

First PCG 94-meter multi-role response vessel launches in Japan

The first of two 94-meter multi-role response vessels (MMRVs) purchased by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) for the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) under the...

LGU Bataraza, 100% ang marka sa road obstruction clearing

Batay sa resulta ng pagtatasa na ginawa ng ‘validation team’ sa 23 munisipyo sa Palawan, ang Bataraza ang nagkamit ng 100 porsiyentong iskor.

City DepEd supports ‘online’ holding of graduation rites

"Inaasam-asam rin ng mga parents na makitang mag graduate ang kanilang mga anak, lalo na kapag may mga awards. Supportive naman po ang City DepEd sa virtual graduation, although nagsabi na si secretary na canceled na muna ang face to face graduation dahil sa COVID-19," Gina Francisco, information officer of the Schools Division Office in Puerto Princesa told Palawan News Wednesday.

Balabac drug surrenderees hurdle initial rehab

A moving up ceremony was conducted for 25 recovering drug surrenderees (RDS) from five communities in Barangay Bancalaan, Balabac.