Palawan (Pron. /pəˈlɑːwɑːn/, from Tagalog pronunciation: [... -

Palawan (Pron. /pəˈlɑːwɑːn/, from Tagalog pronunciation: [...

wikipedia - 12 Sep 2016
Palawan (Pron. /pəˈlɑːwɑːn/, from Tagalog pronunciation: [paˈlawan]), officially the Province of Palawan (Filipino: Lalawigan ng Palawan; Hiligaynon: Kapuoran sang Palawan; Spanish: Provincia de Palawan), is an archipelagic province of the Philippines that is located in the Mimaropa region. It is the largest province in the country in terms of total area of jurisdiction. Its capital is the City of Puerto Princesa, but it is governed independently from the province as a highly urbanized ci

SM Prime to open mall in Puerto Princesa, Palawan

Rappler - 13 Sep 2017
MANILA, Philippines – SM Prime Holdings Incorporated is set to open its first mall in Puerto Princesa, Palawan on Friday, September 15 – its 64th nationwide. SM Prime told the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Wednesday, September 13, that SM City ...

Palawan vice mayor on drug list since 2016, says PNP - 06 Sep 2017
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY — Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida III, who was arrested in a drug raid in his house in this Palawan provincial capital on Monday, had been identified by the police as early as October last year as a “protector” of the illegal drug trade.

Suspected drowning case reported at Palawan Beach

The Straits Times - 07 Sep 2017
SINGAPORE - The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has called off an underwater search operation more than three hours after it responded to a suspected drowning incident at Sentosa's Palawan Beach. SCDF said it was alerted to the case at 2.50pm ...

Malaysia boosts ties with Philippines' Palawan province

The Star Online - 03 Sep 2017
KOTA KINABALU: Bilateral ties between Malaysia and the Philippines are being strengthened with the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) and Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area's (BIMP-EAGA) two-way ...

Senate to probe frequent Palawan brownouts | SunStar

Sun.Star - 22 Aug 2017
SENATOR Sherwin Gatchalian wants the Senate to look into the frequent brownouts that continue to plague the province of Palawan. Unsatisfied by the "shallow" probe conducted by the National Electrification Administration (NEA), Gatchalian cited the ...

Massive highway planned for Philippines' Palawan Island - 22 Aug 2017
Plans are underway for the construction of a massive superhighway on the highly biodiverse Palawan Island in the Philippines. The project would aim to expand the island's existing road into a six-lane highway, spanning roughly 600 kilometers from El ...

Ex-Palawan guv Joel Reyes convicted of graft over mining permit

Philippine Star - 30 Aug 2017
MANILA, Philippines — Former Palawan governor Joel Reyes was sentenced to an imprisonment of six to eight years after he was found guilty of graft by the Sandiganbayan over the renewal of the permit of a small-scale mining company found to have been ...

Wife of Palawan vice mayor: Drugs, guns found in house planted - 04 Sep 2017
Puerto Princesa City Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida durig the raid on his house early Monday by elements of the PNP Drug Enforcement Group. DEMPTO ANDA. PUERTO PRINCESA CITY — The wife of Puerto Princesa Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida III said the ...

Top Chinese tour operator mulls charter flights to Palawan, Bohol

Philippine Canadian Inquirer - 19 Sep 2017
MANILA — The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Tuesday announced that one of the biggest Chinese tour operators, Hanglu Group, mulls mounting charter flights to Puerto Princesa, Palawan and Bohol by next year. DOT Undersecretary for Tourism ...

250 join Palawan Pawnshop tennis | SunStar

Sun.Star - 07 Sep 2017
OVER 250 entries gear up for another five-day battle of power shots and baseline games as the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala regional age group tennis tournament holds the Citigreen Cebu leg starting today at various venues.

Canadian tourist gives back to Palawan hospital

ABS-CBN News - 08 Sep 2017
It was supposed to be John Abou-Samra's vacation of the year. After a few days in El Nido, Palawan last June, Samra then traveled to Coron to explore the beautiful island. But the vacation took an ugly turn while he was exploring Kayangan Lake.

Viacom withdraws from Nickelodeon project in Palawan

ABS-CBN News - 22 Aug 2017
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) will no longer pursue the controversial Nickelodeon theme park in Palawan. In a statement released Tuesday, Viacom said it has reached an agreement with Coral World Park to discontinue the licensing ...

Malaysia, Philippines talk security Palawan meet

New Straits Times Online - 03 Sep 2017
Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) deputy chief of intelligence staff Assistant Commissioner Hashim Justin (5th right) and Province of Palawan Governor Jose CH. Alvarez (2nd right) at the bilateral partnership programme on Mangsee Island in the ...

File raps vs shooter of Palawan forest patrolman — Cimatu

Philippine Star - 26 Aug 2017
MANILA, Philippines - Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has recommended that appropriate charges be filed against the gunman who shot and wounded one of the foresters patrolling for illegal loggers in Palawan province last Aug. 23. Cimatu said he ...

Environment groups score victory in Palawan

The Manila Times - 30 Aug 2017
ENVIRONMENT groups opposing the planned Nickelodeon-branded undersea theme park in Coron, Palawan, scored a victory with the withdrawal of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) from the project. Last week, VIMN announced that it will ...

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