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

  • Boracay, Cebu, Palawan Are Worlds Top Best Islands Conde Nast Travelers Readers Choice Awards

    Boracay, Cebu, Palawan Are Worlds Top Best Islands Conde Nast Travelers Readers Choice Awards

    Three Philippine islands Boracay, Cebu, and Palawan were ranked as the top three best islands in the world, according to Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2017.

    Boracay was ranked first in the survey, while Cebu and Palawan placed second and third, respectively.

    "More than 300,000 travelers took part in our 30th annual Readers' Choice Awards survey - setting yet another new record - submitting millions of ratings and more than 100,000 comments to help us create a list of winning favorites," the travel website said.

    The three Philippine islands bested some popular destinatio ...

  • Palawan Tightens Watch Against Sea Sponge Trade

    Environment authorities in Palawan are tightly monitoring the illegal collection and trading of multicellular parazoanorganisms, more commonly known as natural sea sponges, which are important sources of nutrients in the marine ecosystem.

    Although there was no definitive study that says that the survival of the natural sea sponge was endangered, critical, or threatened, Jovic Fabello, spokesperson of the environment policy coordinating body Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS), said Tuesday that its collection and trade should still be strictly monitored to prevent any ...

  • Palawan Ipinanukalang Ideklarang Island Hopping Diving Destination Capital

    Palawan Ipinanukalang Ideklarang Island Hopping Diving Destination Capital

    Kilala ang Palawan bilang isa sa mga pinakamagandang isla sa mundo, at para sa mga miyembro ng Sangguniang Panlalawigan ng Palawan, mainam rin na kilalanin ang lalawigan sa sarili nating bansa.

    Dahil dito, plano ng Sangguniang Panlalawigan na hilingin kay Department of Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo na kilalanin ang Palawan bilang "Island Hopping/Diving Destination Capital of the Philippines."

    Mayroong iba't ibang isla na maaring bisitahin sa Palawan, katulad ng Honda Bay sa Puerto Princesa, mga isla sa Coron, mga lagoon sa El Nido, ang mga isla sa Dumaran at San Vicente, at ang umuusbong n ...

  • Palawan Drone Video

    Palawan Island Philippines is the largest island. The island is half desert, so still undeveloped. You can enjoy the jungle, mountains, and white beaches.

  • Mga Larawang Kuha Ng Litratistang Briton Sa Palawan

    Mga Larawang Kuha Ng Litratistang Briton Sa Palawan

    Isang litratistang Briton ang tila na-in love sa mala-paraisong ganda ng Palawan, kung saan ito kasalukuyang naninirahan.

    Taong 2004 nang piliin ni Katherine Jack na manirahan sa Palawan, at tinutukan niya ang pagretrato sa buhay sa karagatan.

    "I guess the photos are just my way of communicating my experience in Palawan. So I really feel that this is a magical place," ani Jack.

    Ipinapakita sa mga larawan ang koneksyon ng mga tao sa dagat. Sa pamamagitan nito, nais ipalaganap ni Jack ang panawagang pangalagaan ang ating karagatan.

    Hangad rin niyang mai-dokumento ang buhay sa ilalim ...

  • DENR Vows To Curb Illegal-wildlife Trade

    DENR Vows To Curb Illegal-wildlife Trade

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will strictly monitor wildlife shipments entering or leaving the countrys airports and seaports as part of an intensified campaign against poaching and wildlife trafficking.

    Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu recently issued a memorandum directing all regional directors of the DENR to beef up surveillance at ports of entry in order to curb wildlife trafficking.

    To recall, Rep. Josephine Y. Ramirez-Sato of the Lone District of Occidental Mindoro called the attention of the DENR chief following the confiscation of 70 dead marine t ...