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Developing El Nido the right way

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KAYAKING at the Big Lagoon in Miniloc Island

As more tourists discover the natural wonders the Philippines has to offer, those managing one of the key attractions in the country’s so-called last frontier have a conundrum at their hands.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Astoria newly opened resort in Palawan

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The Canopy is the resort’s welcome and reception area.

Palawan has around 1,780 of our 7,100 islands. The province has over 2,000 kilometers of coastline, with hundreds of sugar-white sand beaches, inlets and coves. Its interiors have vast stretches of virgin forests and mountain ranges, with many species of unique flora and fauna.

Posted: June 21st, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Property Guide | Read More »

PNOC confident to strike oil off Palawan

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A consortium led by the state-run Philippine National Oil Company-Exploration Corp. (PNOC-EC) has embarked on a $22-million energy exploration project off the western coast of Palawan, which is “estimated to contain oil-in-place volumes of [up] to 676 million barrels, and an upside potential of 977 million barrels.”

Posted: June 8th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

US to fund infrastructure projects in Palawan

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BEST HOLIDAY DESTINATION Ariara island in Palawan boasts of 600 meters of soft, white sand, one of the reasons it topped the British edition of Vogue Magazine’s 100 best holiday destinations in the world. PHOTO FROM WWW.ARIARAISLAND.COM

The United States will be scaling up its assistance to Palawan to finance major infrastructure projects, according to US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg.

Posted: June 7th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

World-class Palawan airport to open in ’17

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A world-class international airport at Puerto Princesa, Palawan, is set to open in early 2017 as the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) on Tuesday said that the airport expansion project was finally awarded to a Korean group.

Posted: May 21st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

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