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Palawan prov’l board supports corn industry roadmap

The Provincial Board expressed support for the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) corn industry roadmap, a developing agricultural plan that aims to ramp up the...

No IP mandatory representatives yet in five Palawan towns

The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) is urging five municipalities in Palawan that still lack indigenous peoples' mandatory representatives (IPMRs) to assist in...

Land grabbing a major indigenous peoples problem in Palawan – NCIP

Land grabbing is among the major issues that are confronting the indigenous peoples (IPs) in Palawan, according to a local official of the National...

NCIP has not yet approved contentious Ipilan mining

The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) has not yet granted the controversial Ipilan Nickel Corporation (INC) in Brooke's Point permission to operate. This was...

Prov’l board wants more slaughterhouse to boost local meat industry

The Provincial Board has approved a measure seeking the construction of a slaughterhouse with national and international standards to boost the revenue of local...

NHA claims there are housing programs for rebel returnees elsewhere, but they prefer Palawan

The National Housing Authority (NHA) said the government has housing programs available for rebel returnees outside Palawan but majority of those with whom they have discussed the initiative do...

Prov’l Board wants DPWH to explain why Maasin Bridge remains unfinished

Provincial Board Member Cesareo Benedito, Jr. proposed on Tuesday to invite officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to a committee...

Rep. Acosta’s office provides accident insurance to barangay health frontliners

The office of 3rd District Rep. Gil Acosta Jr. is providing accident insurance to barangay health frontliners under its recently established Tulong para sa...

Good conduct deliberations start for 55 Iwahig inmates

The Iwahig Corrections Facility (ICF) is deliberating good conduct time allowance (GCTA) for 55 convicts who were committed inside the penal farm two years...

House bill proposes creation of Shari’a judicial court in Palawan

The Committees on Justice and Rules have approved a measure seeking to establish a Shari'a Judicial Court in Puerto Princesa City and two...

Conversion of seven Palawan provincial roads pushed in Congress

Rep. Cyrille “Beng” F. Abueg-Zaldivar of the 2nd Legislative District has filed seven road conversion bills in the House of Representatives. According to Abueg-Zaldivar, these...

CELP conducts youth empowerment campaigns in several Palawan towns

A Youth Empowerment Campaign (YEC) aimed at combating bullying, depression, social media, and early pregnancy drew about 650 adolescents from six towns in Palawan. The...