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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...

The Year in Review (Part 2 of 7): Setting aside environment and health concerns

(This report is part of a 7-part series that highlights key stories and events in Palawan and Puerto Princesa City throughout the year 2021) Palawan's...

The Year in Review (Part 1 of 7): Palawan slowly emerges from the pandemic

(This report is part of a 7-part series that highlights key stories and events in Palawan and Puerto Princesa City throughout the year 2021) March...

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...