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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...

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...

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...

Mother fears daughter taken away by ex partner

A Palaweña mother is seeking help through social media to locate her 1-year-old daughter who she claimed may have been “kidnapped” by her former partner...

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...

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...

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...

SM Supermarket designates express lane for medical frontliners

SM Supermarkets nationwide are dedicating express lanes for them to be able to get what they need and quickly get back to serving the nation as the heroes that they truly are.

SPECIAL REPORT || Pork shortage driving food supply prices in Palawan

The good news is that the province and the entire MIMAROPA region, according to Dr. Darius Mangcucang of the Provincial Veterinary Office (ProVet), remains ASF-free. The bad news is it has triggered a spiraling of prices of food supply, including fish and marine products. In Puerto Princesa's wet markets, the prices of round scad (galunggong) have gone up to a high P200/kilo, compared to under P100 during the previous months.

Palawan palay farmers are getting the short end of the stick

The situation in Palawan is way different, and bad. It is affecting over 30,000 rice farmers that are dependent on palay farming, according to records of the Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPA).

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...

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...