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SPECIAL REPORT: Palawan’s flickering sex industry amidst the pandemic

(This report was made possible with support from the Philippine Press Institute (PPI)-HSF under its 2021 Fellowship Program on Civic Journalism.) Diana earns more than...

SPECIAL REPORT: Palawan reports 89 HIV cases with number expected to rise by end...

The province of Palawan registered 89 cases of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from January to August with over a hundred cases probable by...

SPECIAL REPORT: Palawan education sector struggles amidst pandemic

(This report was made possible with support from the Philippine Press Institute (PPI)-HSF under its 2021 Fellowship Program on Civic Journalism.) The Philippines recently allowed...

SPECIAL REPORT: Pala’wan tribes struggle through pineapple farming during COVID-19 pandemic

(This report was made possible with support from the Philippine Press Institute (PPI)-HSF under its 2021 Fellowship Program on Civic Journalism.) Pala'wan tribes producing the...

SPECIAL REPORT: Honda Bay boatmen see no silver lining in tourism reopening

Around 60% of tour boats in Honda Bay are at risk of complete ruin if they stay idle, as boatmen have been unable to...

SPECIAL REPORT: Historical markers put Palawan in the route of world’s first circumnavigation

With the conclusion of a recent study and subsequent unveiling of three out of four historical markers in the province, Palawan has officially etched...

SPECIAL REPORT: In Palawan, young girls are routinely subjected to non-consensual sexual activities

A research study undertaken by Roots of Health (ROH) in order to identify the risk factors impacting adolescent pregnancy found that young girls in...

Crown-of-thorns starfish outbreak threatens coral reefs in El Nido

The outbreak of crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS) in various diving sites in El Nido poses a danger not only to the coral reef but also...

Building a community to save young lives

How professionals from an international fellowship program teamed up to address a youth suicide spike in the Philippines When COVID-19 ravaged the Philippines in early...

CIDG crackdown shakes up thriving ukay-ukay enterprise in Puerto Princesa

A significant sector of the local economy that revolves on the retail of used clothing popularly known as "ukay-ukay" is in peril, as the...

Oversupply of hogs hurting local livestock farmers

The local hog raising sector is reeling from the low farmgate prices of live hogs in Palawan due to an oversupply that had been...

A teenage breadwinner from Marinduque

At 17, Darrel Juliano is no longer just a teenager. An Alternative Learning System (ALS) student from Marinduque, he works to help his mother...