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DPWH COMPLETES PUERTO PRINCESA ROAD UPGRADE

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the rehabilitation and upgrading works along a portion of Puerto Princesa South Road in an effort to improve mobility in the world-famous Puerto Princesa City in Palawan. In his report to DPWH Secretary Manuel Bonoan, DPWH MIMAROPA Regional Office Director Gerald Pacanan said that a total […]

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DA: US FIRM TO HELP FIGHT CECID FLIES IN PALAWAN

The Department of Agriculture will invite experts from Sun & Earth Microbiology LLC, a Florida-headquartered biotechnology company, to help eliminate Cecid fly infestation that undermines Philippine mango production and export. Agriculture Secretary Francisco Tiu Laurel, Jr. said the DA is open to the idea of testing the products of Sun & Earth, whose chief executive […]

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HOUSE TO PROBE PALAWAN ELECTRICITY CRISIS

The House of Representatives has been asked to investigate the power crisis brewing in Palawan and to seek relief for its citizens amid the skyrocketing prices of electricity in the province.House Resolution (HR) No. 1544, introduced by Speaker Martin Romualdez and Palawan Representatives Jose Alvarez and Edgardo Salvame, seeks to direct the House Committee on […]

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PALAWAN IN TRIPADVISOR’S TRENDING DESTINATIONS

One of the country’s crown jewels, Palawan, bags another prestigious accolade, this time as one of the Trending Destinations in the World for 2024 on Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel site for travel deals and reviews. This latest recognition comes on the heels of Palawan’s back-to-back global citations in 2023 as one of the World’s […]

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DPWH ERECTS SEAWALL IN PALAWAN TOWN

In a significant stride towards securing Palawan’s coastal communities, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Palawan 2nd District Engineering Office reported the completion of the Panacan Seawall Project to protect the coastal communities in Barangay Panacan, Narra, Palawan. The 138-meter-long seawall, constructed with concrete slope protection with pathways, hand-laid rock barrier, and PVC […]

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BORACAY, PALAWAN, SIARGAO LAND ON CONDÉ NAST LIST

Three renowned island destinations in the Philippines made it to this year’s Conde Nast Traveler (CNT) Top 10 Readers’ Choice Awards. Boracay, Palawan, and Siargao placed third, sixth, and tenth, respectively among readers from around the world of the prestigious luxury and lifestyle travel magazine, the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced. Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia […]

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PALAWAN EYES AUSTRALIA AS TOURISM DEV’T PARTNER

Palawan Governor Dennis Socrates warmly welcomed Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Hae Kyong Yu and party during their courtesy visit.  Yu discussed potential areas of collaboration between Palawan and Australia, as well as the Filipino and Australian forces assault exercises held in the municipality of Rizal, Palawan as part of enhancing the forces’ preparedness and […]

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DOH TO HELP PALAWAN UPGRADE EL NIDO HOSPITAL

Department of Health Officer-in-Charge Dr. Maria Rosario Vergeire, along with Field Implementation and Coordination Team for NCR and South Luzon (FICT) Assistant Secretary Dr. Gloria Balboa and MIMAROPA Assistant Regional Director Vilma Diez, visited the El Nido Community Hospital (ENCH) in Palawan as part of the hospital rounds in the municipality. The visit opened the […]

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DOH HOLDS VAXXING ACTIVITY IN PUERTO PRINCESA CITY

Department of Health Officer-in-Charge Usec. Maria Rosario Vergeire, together with other DOH officials and Puerto Princesa Mayor Lucilo Bayron, led the vaccination activity of “Chikiting Ligtas 2023″: Join the Big Catch Up, Magpabakuna para sa Healthy Pilipinas!” in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.During the activity, several children accompanied by their parents were vaccinated against vaccine-preventable diseases, […]

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DPWH OPENS NEW BRIDGE IN ABORLAN, PALAWAN

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) completed a 30-lineal meter bridge that now improves accessibility and provides ease of travel to locals and motorists in Barangay Apurawan, Aborlan, Palawan. Citing a report by DPWH Region IV-B Director Gerald Pacanan, DPWH Secretary Manuel Bonoan said that the New Hilipad Bridge along Aramaywan-Berong-Puerto Princesa Road […]