By Jerry E. Esplanada
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.
By DJ Yap
, Jonas Cabiles Soltes
, Juan Escandor Jr.
, Redempto Anda
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.
By Ramon Tulfo
A national official is reportedly eyeing a building sitting on prime real estate in a Metro Manila city.
By DJ Yap
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.”
By Katherine Evangelista
, Redempto D. Anda
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.
By Matikas Santos
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.
By Redempto D. Anda
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.
By Leila B. Salaverria
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.