Expect some clouds on the horizon on Holy Week.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.