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Pala’wan tribe grapples with choice between modern and traditional healthcare

It is a struggle for any mother to see her child suffering from any illness, and Jovina Sapan is no exception. As a mother...

The enigma of Dewil Valley: Scratching the surface of humanity

Over a banquet dinner centerpieced with the ubiquitous Filipino lechon, a motley group of archaeologists wrapped up this year's excavation season at the Dewil...

Palawan facing a new power crisis situation

Palawan is facing an imminent and serious power crisis, even if one discounts the fact that the rotational blackouts being felt throughout the mainland...

High levels of fecal coliform still present around Bacuit Bay, El Nido town’s main...

El Nido's main water body, the picturesque Bacuit Bay that surrounds the tourist town's coastal shoreline, remains contaminated with high levels of fecal coliform....

Organic farming lessens climate change impacts

To make a living simply by tilling the land and planting rice and vegetables, as Jomar Pacaldo's family had done for generations, is not...

Palawan’s success story dealing with insurgency

Palawan has felt the struggles of armed groups over the last four decades, particularly the leftist New People's Army, which began to establish a...

Holiday panic and the cost of onions

When it comes to the dishes that we like to eat, the taste is of the utmost importance, and one of the vegetables that...

Environmental politics in the Philippine’s last frontier (Part 3 of 3)

(This story was produced with the support of Internews Philippines.) What happened before. What is happening now. For many environmental advocates, the fight for a better future...

Environmental politics in the Philippine’s last frontier (Part 2 of 3)

(This story was produced with the support of Internews Philippines.) What happened before Pro-environment activists won big when well-known "eco-warriors" were named the mayors of...

Environmental politics in the Philippine’s last frontier (Part 1 of 3)

(This story was produced with the support of Internews Philippines.) PUERTO PRINCESA CITY―The island province of Palawan, dubbed as the country’s “last ecological frontier”, had...

SPECIAL REPORT: Climate change cripples Palawan seaweed farms

(This story was produced with the support of Oxfam Pilipinas.) Many seaweed facilities were destroyed when Typhoon Rai (locally known as Odette) wreaked havoc in...

The Year in Review (Part 3 of 7): The plebiscite and Palawan’s electoral politics

(This report is part 3 of a 7-part series that highlights key stories and events in Palawan and Puerto Princesa City throughout the year...