City government vaccination plan targets 200,000 residents in first wave

The city government has drawn up a COVID-19 vaccination (CoVac) plan aiming for the inoculation of 200,000 residents within the next two quarters...

Palawan cashew suffers temporary setback

Amy Gapuz had a profitable business trading on cashew, Palawan's major agricultural product. Her souvenir shop in Roxas town where tourists and travelers...

Baywalk stabbing: Lack of law enforcement on selling liquors to minors

The management of the Puerto Princesa Baywalk, business establishments, some barangay officials, Philippine National Police (PNP), and line city government offices has been receiving flak for the incident and the current situation at the Baywalk.

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 business sector maintains guarded optimism on recovery

Just about a month earlier, one of the first major hotels in Puerto Princesa City, The Legend Hotel, decided it could no longer sustain losses and closed its business, following what many other smaller tourism related establishments had done if only to cut their losses and take no further business risks.

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).

Project Ambagan raises over P45k for victims of Typhoon Ulysses

Palawan News launched Project Ambagan on November 16, with the goal to raise funds to help the victims of Typhoon Ulysses.

Down and out elderly man walking to El Nido meets good Samaritans

Ricardo Anore, who had lost everything to the coronavirus disease pandemic and has no more money while in Puerto Princesa, was left with no choice on Wednesday but to walk his way back to El Nido where he used to sell cellphone accessories to tourists before the pandemic. 

SM Supermalls holds its first-ever virtual “SuperKids Day”

SM Supermalls' highly anticipated annual kiddie event, SuperKids Day is coming on October 17, 2020, via a first-of-its-kind nationwide virtual celebration--for kids, by kids--to be live-streamed via the Facebook pages of all SM malls nationwide.

Uniqlo, SM Foundation donate face masks to Palawan frontliners

The Uniqlo AIRism facemasks were donated to frontline workers of the AFP Western Command, Camp General Artemio Ricarte Station Hospital, and the Puerto Princesa City Incident Management Team.

Amidst COVID-19, Filipino tradition of celebrating Christmas season will remain

However, Pop Culture professor Jackielyn Soquerata-Abela of the PSU College of Arts and Humanities said the pandemic will bring significant changes in the way Filipinos will celebrate the season.

Palawan civic group launches crowdfunding drive for student gadgets

The Palawenyo Savers Club (PSC), through its Project Abot-Kamay Share & Care, said they aim to distribute gadgets including laptops, tablets and protective equipment such as face shields, face masks and alcohol for K-12 students in Palawan public schools.