Tour guide slips, falls over rugged Mount Taraw in El Nido, Palawan

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Tour guide slips, falls over rugged Mount Taraw in El Nido, Palawan 

By Ruth T. Rodriguez

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Feb. 3 (PNA) -– A tour guide in El Nido fell over the ruggedly sharp Mount Taraw Tuesday after attempting to save a foreign tourist, who just proposed to his girlfriend.

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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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PHO reports decrease in dengue cases in Palawan

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on PHO reports decrease in dengue cases in Palawan 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 6 — The Provincial Health Office (PHO) reported Monday that dengue cases in Palawan have decreased despite the reported outbreak in Busuanga in July that affected 191 residents.

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Dengue cases in Palawan slides over 76% in second quarter

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dengue cases in Palawan slides over 76% in second quarter 

By Jesus M. Ustares

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, July 3 (PNA) — Dengue cases in Palawan went down 76.39 percent during the second quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2014, according to the Provincial Health Office (PHO).

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(FEATURE) Lake Manguao: An avian treasure chest in Northern Palawan

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on (FEATURE) Lake Manguao: An avian treasure chest in Northern Palawan 

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, April 11 (PNA) — With their dusky crowns, napes, shadowy eye stripes, bluish-grey mandibles, thin brown legs, and rusty cinnamon-colored heads and necks radiating under the heat of the golden morning sun, nearly two dozen Philippine ducks (Anas luzonica) can be witnessed frolicking and winging their ways over Lake Manguao in the once monarch-ruled town of Taytay in northern Palawan.

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Bill Gates’ family spends brief summer vacation in Palawan

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bill Gates’ family spends brief summer vacation in Palawan 

By Ruth T. Rodriguez

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, April 9 (PNA) — American business magnate, inventor, philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his family was reportedly in Palawan for a brief vacation in Amanpulo Resort, and to checkout an island in El Nido town that he wanted to invest in.

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Boracay is 2015 Traveller’s Choice Awards’ best beach in Asia

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Boracay is 2015 Traveller’s Choice Awards’ best beach in Asia 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb. 24 (PNA) — Never failing to impress tourists for its picture-perfect view, Boracay on Tuesday was named as the best beach in Asia by the world’s largest travel website, TripAdvisor in its 2015 Traveller's Choice Awards.

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Php8-M suspected illegally cut logs seized in new high-end resort in El Nido

January 26, 2015 by · Comments Off on Php8-M suspected illegally cut logs seized in new high-end resort in El Nido 

By Ruth T. Rodriguez

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Jan. 26 (PNA) – Suspected illegally cut logs amounting to Php8 million were seized by environment authorities in a new resort that is being constructed in touristy El Nido town in northern Palawan.

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How 4Ps beneficiaries benefit from DSWD’s Sustainable Livelihood Program

November 21, 2014 by · Comments Off on How 4Ps beneficiaries benefit from DSWD’s Sustainable Livelihood Program 

141120170242Lourdes Heras-de Leon (left), President and Managing Director of Ayala Land Foundation Inc., explains how they are helping the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries or vulnerable groups who have weaving capacity in the town of El Nido, Palawan. She is shown in photo holding a native bag made in El Nido during a press briefing on DSWD’s Sustainable Livelihood Program: Bridging the Gap Between Local Business and Communities Thursday (Nov. 20, 2014) at MaxĂ­s Restaurant in Green Belt 1, Makati City. Also in photo is SM Foundation Inc.’s Livelihood & Outreach Programs Assistant Vice President Christie Angeles. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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