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New set of perjury, falsification raps filed vs Hagedorn

Edward Hagedorn: Eyeing Puerto Princesa mayoral post. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Another set of perjury and falsification of documents cases has been filed against former Puerto Princesa City Mayor Edward Hagedorn before the Office of the Ombudsman for his alleged failure to declare ownership of 38 vehicles in his Statement of Assets and Liabilities and Net Worth (SALNs) from 2004 to 2012.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

What Went Before: Gerry Ortega


On January 24, 2011, 47-year-old Palawan broadcaster Gerardo “Gerry” Ortega was shot and killed by a lone assailant while shopping in a used-clothing store in Puerto Princesa City. He sustained bullet wounds in the head and body.

Posted: September 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

6-hour fire hits mall in Puerto Princesa City


A six-hour fire of still undetermined origin struck the NCCC Mall in this city late Monday night, destroying the topmost floor of the building that served as the department store’s main storage area.

Posted: September 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Coddling of accused in Ortega slay bared

Former Palawan Governor Joel T. Reyes INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The aide of fugitive ex-governor Joel T. Reyes, one of the key accused in the murder of environmentalist and journalist Gerry Ortega, continued to be in the payroll of the provincial government of Palawan even while in detention.

Posted: July 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Villanueva, Hagedorn, Casiño open to forming own team

Bro. Eddie Villanueva. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Evangelist Eddie Villanueva and Puerto Princesa City Mayor Edward Hagedorn on Tuesday both welcomed the idea of joining forces with Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Teddy Casiño and forming an “alternative team” to boost their chances of winning in May’s senatorial elections.

Posted: April 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Now a storm, ‘Auring’ exits

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Project NOAH MTSAT image as of 1:01 AM, January 5, 2013

Tropical Storm “Auring” is now out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and all public storm signals have been lifted, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), which located the storm some 460 kilometers southwest of Puerto Princesa City as of 5 p.m. on Friday.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gratitude, Trillanes style


A national official is reportedly eyeing a building sitting on prime real estate in a Metro Manila city.

Posted: September 21st, 2012 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Palawan blasts meant to scare, says DILG chief


Local conflict was the motive believed to be behind the apparent coordinated blasts that struck two of Palawan’s prime vacation spots on Maundy Thursday, which authorities described as meant more to “alarm than harm.”

Posted: April 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Politics behind Palawan explosions—police

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Police investigators are looking at political motives behind the blast that occurred Thursday afternoon almost simultaneously at two of Palawan’s prime tourist destinations located on opposite ends of the province and reportedly injured three persons.

Posted: April 7th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

32 poisoned after eating sweet rice cake in Puerto Princesa


Thirty-two people were reportedly poisoned Tuesday after eating suman, or sweet rice cake, in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Wednesday.

Posted: April 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PH’s newest warship completes first patrol


The Philippines’ newest hand-me-down warship from the United States completed a patrol of the West Philippine Sea and made a port call here to open its doors to the public.

Posted: February 7th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ex-Napocor officials contest raps


Former National Power Corp. (Napocor) president Cyril del Callar and project manager Romualdo Consigna are asking the Sandiganbayan to reconsider the criminal charges filed against them over the alleged cutting of mangrove trees in Puerto Princesa in 2008.

Posted: September 18th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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