Palawan

Ortega family blasts release of ex-Palawan governor

MANILA - The family of radio host and environmentalist Dr. Gerry Ortega slammed on Monday the release of the alleged mastermind in his killing, …

Philippines

Palawan included on list of islands with ‘bluest water’ in the world

A top New York-based magazine has included Palawan on its list of 13 places in the world where one can see the "bluest water."<p>The tropical paradise …

Beaches

'Agaton' continues path towards Palawan

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 2)</b> — Tropical Depression Agaton is maintaining its path toward Palawan where it will make landfall tonight.<p>In …

Philippines

70 families evacuate in Romblon, Palawan due to ‘Agaton’

SAN PEDRO CITY–At least 70 families were evacuated in Romblon and Palawan provinces as tropical depression “Agaton” brings intermittent rain and …

Philippines

'Agaton' strengthens as it moves to exit PH

MANILA - The first weather system to hit the country this year has intensified into a tropical storm as it continued to move away from the …

Weather

‘Agaton’ moves west; storm signal lifted from 7 areas

This satellite photo released by Pagasa mid-Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, 2018, shows tropical depression ‘Agaton’ somewhere west of Negros Island in the …

Weather

‘Agaton’ makes landfall in Palawan

MANILA - Tropical depression "Agaton" has made landfall over Aborlan town, Palawan, state weather bureau PAGASA said late Tuesday night.<p>In its 11 …

Weather

‘Agaton’ heading towards West PH Sea; all cyclone warning signals lifted

MANILA - Tropical depression "Agaton" has slowed down and is now heading toward the West Philippine Sea, state weather bureau PAGASA said …

Weather

After 5 landfalls, 'Agaton' heads to Palawan

MANILA - <b>(UPDATED)</b> Tropical depression Agaton is headed towards Palawan after making 5 landfalls on Tuesday, according to state weather bureau …

Weather

Swede found dead beside hotel in Palawan

CITY OF CALAPAN—The cadaver of a 61-year-old Swedish national was found sitting on the ground and leaning on a hotel’s cement wall in Coron town in …

Philippines

Southern Palawan under state of calamity as storm leaves 11 dead, 27 missing

Palawan province (outlined in red) (Image from Google Maps)<p>PUERTO PRINCESA CITY — The provincial government of Palawan placed the entire southern …

Philippines

Palawan mayor gets hefty prison sentence over multiple graft raps

The mayor of Narra town in Palawan has been sentenced to an accumulated minimum prison sentence of 85 years and a maximum of 140 years for her …

Philippines

Trough of ‘Vinta’ to bring overcast skies, rain over Palawan – Pagasa

The state weather agency says Palawan would still experience moderate to heavy rains on Christmas Day as the trough of typhoon “Vinta” would bring …

Weather

Croc kills man securing boat from storm in Philippines

MANILA: A crocodile killed a Philippine man who was securing his boat as a tropical storm bore down on the western island of Palawan, police said …

Philippines

‘Vinta’ strengthens into typhoon as it moves to leave PH on Christmas eve

Vinta has intensified into a typhoon as it headed outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR), the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and …

Weather

WATCH: Intensifying ‘Vinta’ makes landfall in Palawan

Severe Tropical Storm "Vinta" made a landfall Saturday night in Palawan as it further intensified.The post WATCH: Intensifying ‘Vinta’ makes landfall …

Philippines

‘Vinta’ re-intensifies into severe tropical storm before Palawan landfall

“Vinta” continued to pose a threat as it re-intensified into a severe tropical storm on Saturday afternoon, ahead of its expected landfall in …

Weather

‘Vinta’ strengthens, barrels towards southern Palawan

MANILA - Severe Tropical Storm Vinta has further strengthened and is now approaching Balabac, Palawan, where it is expected to make landfall late …

Weather

Croc kills man in Philippines

File: Abdulsalam Binang Amerhasan, 53, went to the river in driving rain on Thursday to tie up his boat, with waters rising as Tropical Storm Tembin …

News (South Africa)

Crocodile kills man securing boat from storm in Palawan

A crocodile killed a man who was securing his boat as a tropical storm bore down on Palawan, police said Saturday.<p>Abdulsalam Binang Amerhasan, 53, …

Philippines

‘Vinta’ to leave PH on Christmas Eve

Tropical storm “Vinta” is forecast to exit the Philippine area of responsibility by Sunday, eve of Christmas Day. The post ‘Vinta’ to leave PH on …

Weather

‘Vinta’ intensifies into severe tropical storm, threatens southern Palawan

MANILA- Tropical Storm Vinta has intensified into a severe tropical storm and could make landfall over southern Palawan on Saturday night, state …

Weather

‘Vinta’ makes landfall over Balabac, southern Palawan

MANILA - Severe tropical storm Vinta has intensified and made landfall over Balabac town, Palawan late Saturday night, state weather bureau PAGASA …

Weather

Storm signals up in Palawan as 'Vinta' continues to track west

Moderate to heavy rains are expected to prevail over Palawan as Tropical Storm Vinta edges closer to the the southern tip of Luzon, state weather …

Weather

'Urduja makes landfall over Aklan

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Depression Urduja (international name: Kai-Tak) has made landfall over Malay, Aklan, the 8 p.m. severe weather …

Philippines

'Urduja' reaches West PH Sea, to exit PAR Tuesday

MANILA - Tropical depression Urduja maintained its strength and is now over the West Philippine Sea, state weather bureau PAGASA said Monday.<p>In its 5 …

Weather

Flights cancelled as 'Urduja' slams into Palawan

MANILA - Several flights were cancelled on Monday as tropical depression "Urduja" continued to bring rains over Luzon and the Visayas, authorities …

Weather

Rains to ease up in Palawan as 'Urduja' moves over West PH Sea

MANILA - Rain over Palawan was expected to gradually weaken as tropical depression Urduja continued to move west-southwest over the West Philippine …

Weather

'Urduja' weakens, storm outside Philippines now an LPA

MANILA - Tropical depression "Urduja" (international name: Kai-tak) has weakened after inundating large swathes of the Visayas, while another storm …

Weather

'Urduja' maintains strength, moves towards Palawan

MANILA -- Tropical depression "Urduja" maintained its strength as it moves towards Cuyo Islands in Palawan, according to state weather bureau …

Philippines