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DOH sends off NCC repats

“From the beginning, DOH was aware of the risk that some of the repatriates might test positive for COVID-19. This is why strict infection prevention and control measures were enforced during the quarantine period to protect our kababayans and the health workers attending to them,” Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III said.

Herico succeeds Gaerlan as commander of 3rd MBDe in Palawan

Herico succeeded Brig. Gen. Charlton Sean Gaerlan in a change-of-command ceremony led by Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Casem, commandant of the Philippine Marine Corps (PMC), at the Marine Base Rodolfo Punsalang in Barangay Tiniguiban.

Newly installed superintendent commits to IPPF’s reformation, internal cleansing

The new management of the Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF) under Supt. Gary Garcia has committed to prioritizing security, reformation, and internal cleansing...

Fisheries production growth expected this year

Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) assistant national director Nestor Domenden said in a virtual presser this week that the total fisheries production of the country in 2019 reached 4,415,001.68 MT.

House passes bill creating transport body for Palawan

3rd District Representative Atty. Gil Acosta Jr. who authored the bill said that extension office will ease the process of the Public Utility Vehicles (PUV) of the operators and drivers from Palawan.

Continuous learning is key to successful rice farming for retired agriculturist

This harvest season, Rolando C. San Gabriel, retired agriculturist and now a seed grower, achieved a good harvest through continuous learning. “Though I may know...

DOT launches online training for tourism stakeholders

DOT Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said the program, dubbed DOT Online Training, is done via Zoom video-conferencing and offers the stakeholders an option to use their time productively during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), which has been extended to April 30.

Capitol probes special privileges of rebel detainee

The Palawan provincial government said it will not tolerate the "excessive privileges" being allegedly enjoyed by a former rebel leader who is detained inside...

7 NPA suspects enter not guilty plea for illegal possession of firearms, explosives

The seven suspected members of the New People's Army (NPA) entered "not guilty" pleas during their arraignment Tuesday before Branch 51 presiding judge Ambrosio de Luna. 

Fast-tracking of electrification programs in Palawan sought

Board member Ryan Maminta, author of the resolution, said many households in Palawan still need to be energized, especially now that learning will also depend on internet connection.

Businesses failing to meet BOSS deadline to pay additional charges

BOSS is where applications for permits and licenses are received and processed.

Aborlan LGU suportado ang pagtatatag ng Coast Guard Academy sa nasabing bayan

Ipinahayag ni Aborlan mayor Celsa B. Adier ang 100 porsiyentong suporta ng pamahalaang bayan para sa planong pagtatatag ng Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Academy na...