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
As you can tell by the date, this video is a looooong time coming. Just remembering some of the beautiful places in 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.?
The city government is considering a proposal to ban the selling and serving of exotic meat dishes in local dining establishments as a measure to protect Palawans endangered wildlife.
Councilor Modesto Rodriguez, the principal author of the resolution filed this week before the City Council, said the ban will help the government implement the special law on wildlife protection or the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act of 2001.
If approved, among the meat products that will be covered by the ban are the Palawan wild boar (baboy damo), the Palawan monitor lizard (bayawak) a ...
The City government will begin to develop this month a 5-hectare government property in Barangay Tiniguiban as a Balayong Park that aims to attract tourists featuring the province?s endemic cherry blossoms.
Mayor Lucilo R. Bayron said they are set to plant 1,200 Palawan cherry trees on July 20 in an open area beside the City Sports Complex.
?We will have the biggest mass tree planting event of Balayong. We will be planting 1,200 seedlings, and it will begin the establishment of Balayong Park,? Bayron said following his oath-taking Thursday as a member of the administration PDP-Laban.
Palawan named anew as World's Best Island; Boracay ranks 3rd.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is hosting a meeting of the environment cluster of the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) slated for July 10-14 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.
DENR senior officials led by Undersecretary Demetrio Ignacio will comprise the Philippine delegation to the sixth BIMP-EAGA environment cluster meeting, which will focus on best practices and guidelines for sustainable ecotourism, farming and fishing among member countries.
During the meeting, updates on the two BIMP-EAGA projects of the ...