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

Only Palawan under signal no. 1 ahead of Urduja's 6th landfall

Rappler - 17 Dec 2017
In a bulletin issued 5 am on Monday, state weather bureau PAGASA said Urduja is already 195 kilometers east northeast of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, moving west at a slightly faster 18 kilometers per hour (km/h) from the previous 17 km/h. The ...

Palawan Island: Is this really the best island in the world? - 16 Dec 2017
The Philippine island of Palawan isn't short of admirers. There's Jacques Cousteau, the French oceanographer, who described the little-known island as the most beautiful place he had ever explored. Then there's Alex Garland, the author who took ...

TD Urduja maintains its strength; Palawan landfall imminent

GMA News - 17 Dec 2017
TD Urduja maintains its strength; Palawan landfall imminent. Published 2017-12-18 04:58:25. Tropical Depression Urduja maintained its strength even as it was about to make landfall over Palawan Monday morning, weather service PAGASA reported in 5 a.m ...

China brings solar power to Antique, Palawan

Philippine Star - 14 Dec 2017
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu and vice chair of the National Development and Reform Commission of China Zhang Young inked a memorandum of understanding for the grant of solar energy devices to Antique and El Nido in Palawan. “The agreement was ...

AFP beefs up security in Palawan ahead of CPP anniversary

Philippine Canadian Inquirer - 18 Dec 2017
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — The Armed Forces of the Philippines here has reinforced its security preparedness and readiness ahead of the December 26 anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). “It's standard operating procedure ...

2 MIMAROPA provinces free from malaria, Palawan not yet — DOH

Manila Bulletin - 16 Dec 2017
DOH–MIMAROPA (Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Dr. Eduardo C. Janairo said that Palawan and Occidental Mindoro are still malaria-endemic (regularly found) provinces but with remarkable decrease in ...

Is this really the best island in the world? - 01 Dec 2017
The Philippine island of Palawan isn't short of admirers. There's Jacques Cousteau, the French oceanographer, who described the little-known island as the most beautiful place he had ever explored. Then there's Alex Garland, the author who took ...

Puerto Princesa hotel helps promote Palawan culture, nature

ABS-CBN News - 09 Dec 2017
PUERTO PRINCESA -- Hue Hotels and Resorts Palawan, the latest addition to Puerto Princesa City's tourism landscape, has partnered with the local community to promote natural and cultural attractions while providing top-grade amenities to guests. Dubbed ...

Gabbi at Ruru nakakapang-init ang lambingan sa Palawan

Abante Online - 14 Dec 2017
Nasolo ni Ruru Madrid ang ka-loveteam na si Gabbi Garcia nang pumunta sila sa Coron, Palawan. Nagpainit ang photos nilang nasa tabi ng dagat na hubad sa pang-itaas si Ruru habang naka-swimsuit naman si Gabbi. Then tsumi-cheesy naman 'yung kuha nilang nagsasalo sa ice cream na nasa cone, huh!

Confiscation crusaders try to save Philippine paradise

Rappler - 06 Dec 2017
PALAWAN, Philippines – Tata gives hand signals for his men to drop to the rainforest floor as the searing whine of a chainsaw fades, their mission to save a critically endangered piece of paradise in the Philippines suddenly on hold. Former para ...

One of World's Most Threatened Turtle Species Gets New Protected Home

Rainforest Trust (press release) (blog) - 15 Dec 2017
Over 2,000 acres were designated by the municipal government of Mendoza as a major step toward the creation of a larger permanent protected area for the Critically Endangered Palawan Forest Turtle. Through the efforts of Rainforest Trust's local ...

10 places to eat in Puerto Princesa, Palawan

ABS-CBN News - 25 Nov 2017
One of the most popular restaurants in Puerto Princesa, KaLui is a native restaurant that showcases beautiful Palawan artwork and serves meals based on the fresh catch of the day. The artistic restaurant highlights Palawan's seafood specialties like ...

Dengvaxia did not reach Palawan, assures local health office

Philippine Canadian Inquirer - 11 Dec 2017
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — The Department of Health's (DOH) dengue vaccination program which used the controversial Dengvaxia did not reach Palawan. This was assured Monday morning in a phone interview with the Philippine News Agency (PNA) by Dr ...

Palawan's El Nido is 14th among the World's 50 best beaches - 25 Nov 2017
Duterte refused to let the Americans convert Palawan into one big sprawling US military base. The US tried several times to commandeer Palawan into one big US military base, into one big aircraft carrier to use against China. If not for Duterte's stern ...

Jarata replicates Palawan tennis 3-peat - 28 Nov 2017
Young Marielle Jarata repulsed Gabrielle Abarquez, 6-4, 7-5, to snare the girls' 14-and-under crown, completing another three-peat in the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala Urdaneta leg tennis tournament at Urdaneta Tennis Club in Pangasinan ...

Whale beached in Palawan helped back to its ocean home

Philippines Lifestyle - 17 Dec 2017
whale Rescuers helping the stranded whale back out to sea yesterday. Photo courtesy of Dyan Dalumpines Casares. A 15-foot whale was rescued after a team of environment, maritime and coast guard officers spent hours helping it back out to sea in Palawan ...

Red tide found in Palawan, parts of Visayas – BFAR

The Manila Times - 06 Dec 2017
THE Honda Bay, Puerto Princesa City in Palawan and parts of the Visayas were found positive for paralytic shellfish poison or “red tide”, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) warned on Wednesday. “Honda Bay, Puerto Princesa City in ...

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