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PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan, Peb. 15 (PIA) -- Mahigit 156 na pares ang pinag-isang dibdib sa kasalang bayang idinaos ng pamahalaang panlunsod ng Puerto Princesa at ng City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO).

Ang kasalang bayan ay isa lamang sa mga aktibidad na nakapaloob sa ‘Love Affair with Nature’ ng Puerto Princesa. Isa itong programang naglalayong pangalagaan ang kalikasan.

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan, January 5 (PIA) -- A box containing 26.5 kilos of meat of Philippine pangolin or anteater locally known as “balintong” was confiscated Wednesday by PNP- Aviation Security personnel.

Only a few days ago, boxes of anteater scales and turtle scutes were seized at the same airport in this city.

The two incidents rang alarm bells on alleged rampant illegal trade of protected species in the province.

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan, January 4 (PIA) -- The fishery division of the provincial government will enhance its aquaculture program, particularly on seaweeds production, to generate more income for local cultivators and fishermen this 2012.

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Dec. 24 (PIA) -- The first medical waste treatment plant in the region will soon be operationalized in January completing the facilities that will enhance Puerto Princesa City’s compliance to environmental laws on waste management.

Scientists recently found rare minerals in the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) in Palawan, according to a report on dzBB radio this Thursday, adding to the site's prestige as a recent addition to the 7 New Wonders of Nature.

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Jan.24 (PIA) -- Senator Pia S. Cayetano will lead around 200 bikers from Puerto Princesa City to the municipality of Aborlan in Palawan on Saturday, January 29, to promote healthy living, women empowerment, and care for the environment at the 10th staging of "Bike for Hope."

Puerto Princesa City (4 August) -- The Philippine Coconut Authority in Palawan has already distributed 29,800 bags of salt fertilizers to coconut farmers in the province and Puerto Princesa City released in three batches in 2010.
From 2008 to present, farmers in Palawan and Puerto Princesa City have been fertilizing approximately 11,400 hectares with salt benefitting about 5,500 coconut farmers.

Dalawang karangalan ang iginawad sa Puerto Princesa mula Success Alliance Philippines noong Agosto 28, 2009 sa SM Megatrade Hall, Manila. Tinagurian itong Goldern Pods Awards na kumilala sa lungsod bilang Most Outstanding Local Government Unit (National Level) at sa City Agriculture Department bilang Most Outstanding Nursery Operator. Tinanggap ni Gng. Melissa ang mga plake bilang kinatawan ni Mayor Edward S. Hagedorn kasama ang ilang mga kawani ng kanyang tanggapan.