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WAR HERO. (From left) Puerto Princesa Councilor Matthew Mendoza, Vice Governor Dennis Socrates, and World War II 3rd Lt. Jesus Barracoso in Busuanga, Palawan, during the awarding of his medals for heroic deeds in the liberation of the Philippines from the colonization of the Japanese Imperial Army.  (PIO/ PNA/ MANILA BULLETIN)

102-year old World War II hero awarded in Palawan

By Philippine News Agency A 102-year-old World War II veteran was honored in Busuanga town recently with five notable awards for saving two wounded American…

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‘Basyang’ closing in on Palawan

By Chito A. Chavez Tropical Depression 'Basyang' has moved closer to Palawan after barreling through the Sulu Sea, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services…


‘Basyang’ likely to exit PAR by Friday morning

By Chito Chavez The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Tropical Depression Basyang has moved closer to Palawan province and has barreled…

Save this Forestland — An environmental watch group is claiming that a commercial airline has bulldozed an area of this forestland adjacent to Puka Beach on the world-famous Boracay Island without proper permits. The area, which the airline purchased, is a natural habitat of endangered bat species known as ‘flying foxes.’ (Courtesy of FFF)

Gov’t sees influx of tourists from China

By Genalyn Kabiling The government is bullish about an increased tourism traffic in the country following the opening of more flights between the Philippines and China.…