Bataraza News

  • 6 Things I Enjoyed During Palawan Visit

    “I have always loved the beach. The smell of the salty water, the wind in my face, the gentle roar of the waves all combine to create a sense of peace and calm.” – Anonymous

    Working by the beach makes me happy. There is just something magical at the beach. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment. It is as if I live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun. The beach is probably the only place children actually entertain themselves without parents having to think of million ways to distract them.

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  • Power Firm Wont Withdraw From Deal

    The company blamed for plunging Palawan province into a power crisis will not withdraw from a deal it has made with the Palawan Electric Cooperative (Paleco) despite the intervention made by the Department of Energy (DOE) and consumers.

    In a forum called by the provincial government on Friday, the Consunji group’s DMCI Power Inc., which plans to put up a 15-megawatt coal-fired power facility in Palawan, denied Paleco’s accusation that it had reneged on their contract, causing severe shortage of electricity that lead to daily brownouts lasting four to five hours.

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  • Tapiutan Island Palawan PH

    The Philippines is known to be made up of 7,107 islands. Twenty five (25%) percent of these islands and islets are in the island province of Palawan. 45 islands and islets alone are in the paradisiacal town of El Nido. One of which is Tapiutan Island.

    Tapiutan Island is an island further out of the Bacuit Bay and is the most remote El Nido island that is facing the West Philippine Sea. The island is considered to be one of the most striking islands in El Nido because of its contour and vertical limestone walls. The island’s rich marine life is one reason why it lures a multitude of scuba ...