Posts Tagged Palawan

Duterte to visit tourist sites to boost tourism amid COVID-19 threat

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 17, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte will visit popular tourist sites in the Philippines to promote local tourism amid the COVID-19 threat. READ: It’s more fun in the Philippines: Duterte invites Filipinos to...

BFAR warns of shellfish poisoning, red tide toxins in waters of Palawan, parts of Visayas

Marje Pelayo   •   February 11, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has raised the alarm over consumption of shellfish and ‘alamang’ from the coastal waters of Palawan and several areas...

Two foreign children in Palawan suspected of having novel coronavirus

Marje Pelayo   •   January 27, 2020

PALAWAN, Philippines – A Brazilian child and a Taiwanese child are under observation at a hospital in Palawan after showing flu-like symptoms related to novel coronavirus (nCoV). According to authorities,...

BI deports 301 Chinese nationals from Palawan

Robie de Guzman   •   November 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Tuesday announced it has deported 294 Chinese nationals who were found illegally working in the country. In a statement, the BI...

PCG nabs 8 Vietnamese poachers in Palawan

UNTV News   •   September 28, 2019

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) arrested eight Vietnamese on Thursday (September 26) for allegedly poaching sharks along the coast of Barangay Mangsee in Balabac, Palawan. The PCG said they received...

Sacks of dried endangered species seized in Palawan

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 28, 2019

A joint law enforcement operation yielded stockpiles of dried endangered species and wildlife byproducts seized at Barangay San Pedro, Puerto Princesa in Palawan last September 27. Authorities recovered 38 sacks...

DOT fetes Palawan as among world’s 10 most beautiful islands

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 27, 2019

The Department of Tourism (DOT) celebrates the recognition of Palawan after it was hailed as among the world’s 10 best islands by CNN Travel. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat has lauded...

Father recovers son’s head, right leg after crocodile attack in Balabac, Palawan

Marje Pelayo   •   August 14, 2019

PALAWAN, Philippines – MIMAROPA Police reported on Wednesday (August 14) that a 10-year-old boy was attacked and bitten by a crocodile in the swampy waters of Sitio Tagpanasan in Barangay...

Gov’t extends rehabilitation works in El Nido

Marje Pelayo   •   August 2, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Top tourist destination El Nido in Palawan will not be closed to tourists despite decision to extend rehabilitation works in the island. The rehabilitation program is managed...

Gov’t vows fewer power disruptions in Palawan before year-end

Robie de Guzman   •   April 5, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has promised an improvement in the power supply situation in the province of Palawan before 2019 ends. Speaking at a PDP-Laban’s campaign rally in Puerto Princesa City,...

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