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Expect some clouds on the horizon on Holy Week.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

The resilience of Boholanos

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Six months after the destructive 7.2-magnitude earthquake, the people of Bohol province have recovered and are going about their lives as if the temblor took place many years ago.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Scientists on P1-B mangrove fund: Use wisely

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MANGROVES near a grounded boat in Quinapondan, Eastern Samar province, are showing signs of recovery from the effects of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” PHOTO COURTESY OF JURGENNE PRIMAVERA

At least P1 billion in public funds is available for the repair of mangrove areas hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” but the money should not be used to plant new mangroves, but simply protect existing ones, according to mangrove scientists and conservationists.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

LGU, investors cry foul on Ipra implementation in Coron

MANGENGUEY Island (Coron, Palawan). FILE PHOTO

“We want the natives, especially the indigenous people to have better financial capabilities that is why we are working hard to attract investors in Coron.”

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Researchers from University of Queensland to study Tubbataha Reef

A high-resolution panoramic camera system mounted on an underwater scooter will be used to survey the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park. Photo posted with permission from the Catlin Seaview Survey, Global Change Institute, University of Queensland

Researchers from the University of Queensland are expected to visit the Philippines this week to survey the Tubbataha coral reef, a World Heritage Site in Palawan.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Ipra’s power questioned in Coron

Coron Vice Mayor Jim Gerald Pe. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The Indigenous People’s Rights Act (Ipra) is being blamed by a local official in the island of Coron, Palawan, as being a tool for corruption by some officials of the National Commission for Indigenous Peoples (NCIP).

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Suspected NPA rebels burn nickel firm’s dump trucks

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Suspected New People’s Army rebels burned two dump trucks working for a nickel mining company operating in the town of Sofronio Española, southern Palawan Sunday night, police said Monday morning.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2 hurt as Cessna plane crashes in Batangas

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The pilot of a Cessna plane and his mechanic sustained broken knees and are recuperating in a hospital after their aircraft crash landed in Batangas, the Aviation Authority on Monday said.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Police nab top NPA commander in Palawan

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Palawan’s top New People’s Army commander fell into the hands of the authorities here Sunday following a pursuit operation launched by the provincial command of the Philippine National Police.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Senate eyes Malampaya probe

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The Malampaya gas rig is found 80 kilometers off the shore of northwest Palawan.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

After investigating the pork barrel scam, the Senate blue ribbon committee will next train its sights on the alleged misuse of funds from the Malampaya natural gas project in Palawan.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Senate committee eyes probe into use of Malampaya funds

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The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee is training its sights on the alleged misuse of the Malampaya Fund after a series of hearings on the pork barrel scam.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Energy chief sidesteps coal-fired plant issues

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Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla steered clear of heated issues over a proposed coal plant in Palawan to meet the province’s increasing demand for electricity.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Private companies to rebuild some schools destroyed by ‘Yolanda’

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About a fifth of the more than 17,500 public school classrooms destroyed by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” last November will be rebuilt by the private sector.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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