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Solar reading lights, charging station to be given to 10 remote public schools

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Education Secretary Armin Luistro: Tweaking the adopt-a-school program. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Out of so many remote public schools without access to electricity, 10 such public schools will soon receive “solar libraries” to literally bring light to their teachers and students.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Ultra-rare crocs survive in Palawan ‘Noah’s Ark’

NOTEARS FOR THIS CROCODILE This June 5 photo shows a
saltwater crocodile crawling inside its pen at a crocodile farm in
Puerto Princesa, Palawan province, where the largest collection of
this reptile species is housed. AFP

A chorus of chirps filled the room as one of the Philippines’ top crocodile breeders checked on his wards in an overcrowded “Noah’s Ark” for one of the world’s most endangered animals.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Ultra-rare crocs survive in Palawan’s ‘Noah’s Ark’

A local tourist getting a hands on experience with a baby crocodile at the Crocodile Farm, a wildlife rescue and conservation center in Puerto Princesa, in Palawan. AFP

A chorus of chirps filled the room as one of the Philippines’ top crocodile breeders checked on his wards in an overcrowded ‘Noah’s Ark’ for one of the world’s most endangered animals.

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

Gov’t removing poor’s power subsidy

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The government would start implementing in Palawan a policy shift that would remove the subsidy that lowers power rates in so-called missionary areas, or places that are off grid or are too remote.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Palawan court convicts 12 Chinese poachers

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INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Palawan Regional Trial Court on Tuesday convicted 12 Chinese fishermen for poaching after their vessel ran aground in Tubbataha Reef Natural Park in April last year.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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