Palawan Island

Palawan

Palawan Island is the largest island of the Palawan Province, Philippines. The northern coast of the island is along the South China Sea, while the southern coast forms part of the northern limit of the Sulu Sea. This island is very undeveloped and traditional. Abundant wildlife, jungle mountains, and white sandy beaches attract many tourists.

Palawan, the only Philippine island cit ...

ed, is rated by National Geographic Traveler magazine as the best island destination in East and Southeast Asia region in 2007, and the 13th best island in the world having "incredibly beautiful natural seascapes and landscapes. One of the most biodiverse (terrestrial and marine) islands in the Philippines.

The island has had a Biosphere Reserve status since early 1990s, showing local interest for conservation and sustainable development".  Wiki

Palawan Island News

  • Abandoned Sea Turtles Recovered In Linapacan

    Abandoned Sea Turtles Recovered In Linapacan

    Police authorities in Linapacan on Wednesday rescued six live sea turtles abandoned by unidentified persons in Sitio Nabagbagan, Barangay San Nicolas.

    A local resident reported to authorities the discovery of the sea turtles, one of which was already dead when they were found. The turtles were promptly released back to the sea, in the presence of barangay officials and personnel from municipal agricultures office.

  • Diving In Palawan And Apo Reef

    Apo Reef and Palawan offer crystal water. Filipinos and Filipinas are great people. I'm in love with Philippines. Have a look and book your ticket.

  • Another Reason Why You Should Try Palawan

    Another Reason Why You Should Try Palawan

    Unspoiled, sugar-white beaches and world-class scuba diving draw travelers from around the globe to this far-flung island in the Philippines. One reader hailed it as the single most beautiful place on Earth.

    Limestone rock formations add to the stunning picture. These otherworldly shapes rise out of the turquoise sea to create unbelievable seascapes. Visitors can see them on cruises through the archipelago.

    Every year for our Worlds Best Awards survey, Travel + Leisure asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the globe to share their opinions on the top cities, cruise ships, ...

  • Palawan As PH Ecological Tourism Capital

    A resolution that throws support behing House Bill 4273, which seeks Palawans declaration as Ecological Tourism Capital of the Philippines, was filed Tuesday morning by a provincial board member at the Sangguniang Panlalawigan.

    Board Member Albert Rama, author of the resolution, said it was only appropriate that Palawan be given the title as it was unique among other provinces in the country.

    We are home to 87 cultural groups and races; we have over 200 kinds of birds; over 600 species of butterflies, what else. We have a very good forest cover compared to other provinces, good cover of ...

  • 1,500 Signatures Sought To Save Ancient Acacia Trees In Palawan

    1,500 Signatures Sought To Save Ancient Acacia Trees In Palawan

    An appeal for 1,500 signatures has been launched in a petition website to save a number of ancient Acacia trees from the planned Php30-billion six-lane road widening project by the Palawan government.

    Presented as ?Please save Palawan's Acacia Tunnel,? the online petition that was posted at Change.org three days ago, now only needed 131 signatures to reach the target.

    It was addressed to provincial government officials of Palawan, national government officials, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Palawan Council for Sust ...

  • DOST, BFAR Sinimulan Ang Pagpapayabong Ng Mga Korales Sa Puerto Princesa

    Sa pamamagitan ng proyektong Coral Transplantation, sinisikap ngayon ng Department of Science and Technology (DOST) at Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) na mapayabong ang mga korales sa ilang marine protected area ng lungsod ng Puerto Princesa.

    Kabilang ang lungsod sa pitong lugar sa bansa na hangad maabot ng proyekto. Naunang nakapaglagay ng umaabot sa 22,000 coral of opportunity fragments ang mga ahensya katuwang ang tanggapan ng City Agriculturist sa baybayin ng Barangay Bancao-Bancao, subalit naapektuhan ito ng naranasang El Nino o matinding tag-init noong 2016.

    Dalawa ...