DOT IV-B to commemorate 71st anniversary of Palawan Liberation

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOT IV-B to commemorate 71st anniversary of Palawan Liberation 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, April 13 (PNA) — The Department of Tourism Region IV-B(DOT IV-B) will hold a special ceremony to commemorate the 71st Anniversary of the Liberation of the island of Palawan during World War II in Puerto Princesa next week.

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592 passengers stranded in different ports in Palawan

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on 592 passengers stranded in different ports in Palawan 

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Dec. 16 (PNA) — Typhoon Nona has stranded a total of 592 passengers in this city, and three municipalities in northern Palawan as of 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, according to an update from the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) in the province.

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Airlines launches direct Cebu-El Nido, Palawan flights

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Airlines launches direct Cebu-El Nido, Palawan flights 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 30 — AirSWIFT, operated by the Island Transvoyager Inc., has launched its daily direct flight from Cebu to El Nido in Palawan.

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3rd Palawan District hopeful wants namesake proclaimed as nuisance candidate

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on 3rd Palawan District hopeful wants namesake proclaimed as nuisance candidate 

By Leila Bingco-Dagot

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) — A congressional hopeful here wants the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to declare a lady namesake as nuisance candidate before the May 2016 polls.

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DOT: PHL sees positive tourism growth from South Korea after air talks next month

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOT: PHL sees positive tourism growth from South Korea after air talks next month 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct. 19 (PNA) — Air talks between the Philippines and South Korea in November is seen to result in a positive trend for the growth of Korean tourists to the country, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said on Monday.

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DOT warns establishments on sex tourism anew

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOT warns establishments on sex tourism anew 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 9 (PNA) — Establishments, especially those accredited by the Department of Tourism (DOT), have been warned against blindly permitting tourists to sexually exploit women and children.

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WESCOM baks youth movement’s plan to do patriotic voyage in West Philippines Sea

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on WESCOM baks youth movement’s plan to do patriotic voyage in West Philippines Sea 

By Archie T. Barone

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Aug. 31 (PNA) — The Western Command (WESCOM) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) here supports any activity that aims to raise the awareness of Filipinos about the West Philippines Sea.

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Puerto Princesa gov’t launches fish cage with floating cottages as tourism attraction

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Puerto Princesa gov’t launches fish cage with floating cottages as tourism attraction 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, July 15 — A fish cage with floating cottages as a new eco-tourism attraction was introduced and launched in this city Monday as part of its community-based sustainable tourism (CBST) efforts to help generate livelihood for residents in Barangay Tiniguiban.

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American diver evacuated from Tubbataha after suffering from diving sickness

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on American diver evacuated from Tubbataha after suffering from diving sickness 

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, May 15 (PNA) — A female U.S. citizen, who went for a diving holiday in the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park (TRNP) with her husband, was medically evacuated Thursday by a team from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) District-Palawan after suffering from diving sickness.

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DOH-MIMAROPA- initiated HIV testing on Nat’l HIV Week in Palawan records success

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH-MIMAROPA- initiated HIV testing on Nat’l HIV Week in Palawan records success 

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, May 15 (PNA) — The number of individuals, who had themselves voluntarily tested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) this week on the occasion of the National HIV Week in Puerto Princesa and Palawan recorded success, according to a health worker.

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