5 bagong kaso ng Covid-19, naitala sa Pto. Princesa

By RICHARD VELASCO PUERTO PRINCESA City — NITONG Biyernes, Agosto 7, ay nagsagawa ng isang press briefing ang City Information Office rito at tinalakay ang limang kaso ng Covid-19 na naitala sa lalawigan. Isa sa limang nag positive sa sakit na ito ay symptomatic o yung my mga sintomas ng naturang sakit samantalang ang apat […]


‘Deep concern’ over coal power plant in Palawan

By KATYA A. SANTOS, CBCP News A Catholic bishop has expressed “deep concern” over the proposed coal-fired power plant in the country’s “last ecological frontier”. Bishop Socrates Mesiona of Puerto Princesa urged the government to reconsider the project in Palawan due to the harm it poses to human health and the environment. “We appeal for […]


Police trains KALIGKASAN Warriors, engages them in community service

By JULIUS P. QUIZON PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan – IN an effort to help save the environment from unscrupulous individuals and indiscriminate utilization of natural resources, the Puerto Princesa Police Office (PPPO) launched the “Kaligtasan at Kalikasan” (KALIGKASAN) Volunteer Program, with the Mass Oath Taking Ceremony at the Puerto Princesa City Coliseum here, May 30. […]

F.E.S.T. Travel, Tourism & Trends

Cruise ship Superstar Virgo, dumaong sa pantalan ng Puerto Princesa City

PALAWAN: Dumating sa Lungsod ng Puerto Princesa, Palawan noong Enero 5 ang Superstar Virgo, isang Leo class na cruise ship na pagmamay-ari ng Star Cruises. Sakay nito ang 1,200 na mga pasaherong turista na karamihan ay Filipino at Tsino. Sinabi ni Michie Meneses, senior tourism operations officer ng City Tourism, halos lahat ng pasahero ay […]


DOE pushes oil and gas exploration in PH with new contracting round

By BALIKAS News Team THE Department of Energy (DOE) pushes more oil and gas explorations in the country under the DOE’s Philippine Conventional Energy Contracting Program (PCECP) as it conducts a series of roadshows in key cities in the country. The DOE will be in Palawan on today, September 20, to jumpstart the local roadshows. […]


SSS strengthens campaign against delinquent employers in El Nido

EL NIDO, Palawan — THE Social Security System (SSS) conducted its Run After Contribution Evaders (RACE) Campaign in this municipality today to reach out to nine delinquent or non-compliant employers as part of its continuing efforts to ensure full compliance with the Social Security Law. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel F Dooc said […]

News Features

RTNMC gears up for 1st ASEAN Mineral Awards

Philippines’ bet for Search in Best Mining Practices… Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corporation (RTNMC) tops the three companies shortlisted for the Best Practices in Mineral Mining category in the first ever ASEAN Minerals Awards (AMA) in recognition of Best Practices in Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Mineral Development. The other two nominees are a gold mining […]