The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Palawan enjoined all its component municipalities to strictly enforce the prohibition on the selling of alcoholic and tobacco products to minors, and selling these products within the 100-meter radius from schools and public places frequented by children and minor. Board Member Clarito D. Demaala IV sponsored...
The National Housing Authority (NHA) allocated a total of P44-nillion for the housing projects to more than 1,000 families in the towns of Brooke’s Point, Narra, Culion and Dumaran, particularly the informal settlers and indigenous people. Amelia Romero, provincial manager of NHA-Palawan, said that the housing projects in four towns...
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recognized the The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) MIMAROPA as its outstanding partner in implementing Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) that help the fishermen, seaweeds farmers and coastal-dwellers in the region. BFAR Assistant Regional Director Roberto R. Abrera received the institutional...
Wearing his traditional bahag, a proud native Palaw’an, Mayor Otol J. Odi formally took over the leadership of the municipality of Dr. Jose P. Rizal during the Turn Over Ceremony in the Municipal Gymnasium, Rizal, Palawan, 1st of July. All of the records, documents and information were turned over to...
Sa temang “Kumain ng Wasto at Maging Aktibo…Push Natin ‘to!”  ay matagumpay na isinakatuparan ang paglulunsad ng Buwan ng Nutrisyon sa rehiyon ng MIMAROPA ngayon taon sa munisipyo ng Mogpog, lalawigan ng Marinduque noong ika- 3 ng Hulyo, sa pangunguna ng National Nutrition Council (NNC) MIMAROPA. Sa pagbubukas ng programa...
Coast Guard rescued 30 passengers after Motor Launch Hadzraima went on distressed and drifted at vicinity waters off Royal Captain Shoal, West Philippine Sea last Friday, July 5. Coast Guard District (CGD) Palawan received a call at 7:01 pm of July 5 from a certain Mr Rey Fernando, Radio Operator...
It appears there’s no end in sight to the almost daily rotational power outages Palawan has been experiencing for years. While the mainland province’s lone power distributor Palawan Electric Cooperative (Paleco) said it is seeking short and long term solutions that would end the power woes, its officials did not assure the consumers of a blackout-free Palawan. “We can’t say the problem will be solved once and for all because after solving this another problem might crop up,” said Paleco board chairman Jeffrey Endriga in a press conference on June 26. This developed after the incensed Puerto Princesa City government had taken to the court the issue to make Paleco officials liable for their “incompetence,” further demanding them to pay the former P1,000,000 in damages. The “unrelenting” power outages happen in Palawan “more than twice a day in different circuits (areas)...

TF Peacock on alert vs rebels

The Joint Task Force Peacock (JTFP) said on Monday that they are on alert and ready to respond anytime with regard to the threats made by the New People’s Army (NPA) to some of the officials and municipal mayors of Palawan. “Kung sa threat naman, we already talked to some...
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said that they will promote the seaweeds value-added products to help the small scale processing of seaweed food products in Puerto Princesa City and Palawan. BFAR Regional Director Elizer "Toto" Salilig said that their agency will extend support and other forms of...
Nakalutang na sa loob ng ginagawang septic tank ang katawan ng isang lalaki at putol na diumano ang ari nito ng ito ay matagpuan umaga ng July 3. Ayon sa mga otoridad, nakilala ang biktima na si Erwin Guzman, 53, at nakatira sa Barangay Bato Bato sa bayan ng Narra. Sa...
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