By Tetch Torres-Tupas
Environmentalists, church leaders and militant groups on Thursday reiterated their call for the Supreme Court to act on their petition compelling the United States government to compensate the Philippine government for the damage caused by the grounding of minesweeper USS Guardian on the Tubbataha reef a year ago.
By Nikko Dizon
The Philippines’ second warship, BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16), has arrived in Palawan province for what military officials described as a “routine patrol” of the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).
By TJ Burgonio
In the gathering storm on Friday afternoon, Dutch diver Rinus Hiesalaar opted to stay put in their diving boat while his four colleagues sought shelter on Camanga Island.
By Jamie Elona
Two Malaysian fishermen were arrested in Palawan after they were allegedly found in possession of roughly 10,000 sea turtle eggs, among others, a Philippine National Police official said Monday.
By DJ Yap
The country’s last ecological frontier, Palawan, may lose its status as a “Man and Biosphere Reserve” under the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) if a plan to build a coal-fired power plant in one of its towns pushes through, an environmentalist organization warned.
By Julliane Love de Jesus
By the end of 2013, a roll-on, roll-off (RORO) ferry service will traverse between Palawan province and Sabah, according to the Philippine Information Agency (PIA).
A foreign vessel ran aground in Palawan on Saturday morning, according to a Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) report released late Saturday afternoon.
By Redempto Anda
The mayor of Kalayaan town in Palawan was harassed by two unidentified vessels while traveling with around 200 others by sea toward midnight on Thursday.
By Redempto Anda
The mayor of Kalayaan town in Palawan, along with around 200 people, were harassed by two unidentified vessels while they were traveling by sea before midnight Thursday, the local official said.
By Tina G. Santos
A Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) vessel was expected to arrive at Tubbataha Reef off Palawan Saturday afternoon to assess the damage and plan the extraction of the Chinese fishing boat Ming Long Yu which ran aground in the area last Monday.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
The Chinese fishing boat Min Long Yu is still grounded on the north atoll of the Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu Sea but its 12 crew members have been transferred by a Philippine Coast Guard ship to Puerto Princesa in Palawan, the Coast Guard said Wednesday.
The salvage operation for the US Navy minesweeper USS Guardian, which has been stuck in the Tubbataha Reefs off Palawan for over a month, suffered another setback after tropical depression “Crising” struck parts of Mindanao on Tuesday, a Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) officer said.