Culion Palawan - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Culion Palawan


Philippine gov't finds stopping pangolin trade challenging

Dec 20, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Part 2: An environmental lawyer says not only is wildlife enforcement in the Philippines 'very limited to only a few people,' it is also not well-funded

PALAWAN PANGOLIN. This file photo shows a Palawan pangolin rolled up into a ball. File photo courtesy of Emerson Y. Sy/PCTAR

In a Philippine village, pangolin hunting happens under local officials' watch

Dec 15, 2019 - 6:15 PM

Barangay officials in Culion, Palawan do a balancing act trying to save the Philippine pangolin species and keeping their posts

PANGOLIN HUNTING. At night time, hunters in Culion, Palawan, rove through this vast expanse of grassland with their dogs in hopes of spotting nocturnal pangolins, which they sell to buyers visiting their village. Photo by Keith Anthony Fabro/Rappler

FALSE: Revilla 'eyes Culion, Palawan as next Bilibid Prison'

Sep 20, 2019 - 11:10 AM

Revilla did not propose to make Culion Island in Palawan the next Bilibid prison. The photo of the Manila Bulletin frontpage has been manipulated.

Back to school for 20.9M public school students

Jun 02, 2014 - 6:55 AM

Aside from Yolanda rehabilitation efforts the education department is also working on ways to mitigate a common problem of schools in urban areas: overcrowding

DepEd eyes ancestral domain as school sites

Jun 27, 2013 - 10:37 PM

Education Undersecretary Alberto Muyot says the request for building schools would still have to come from the communities themselves

MAKESHIFT. Tagbanua parents made these makeshift classrooms for the high school students of Brgy. de Carabao. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Hope in the land of the Tagbanuas

Jun 08, 2013 - 6:45 AM

Hope is brimming in the land of the Tagbanuas of Culion Palawan

HOPE. Dionisio Aguilar, 65, wishes for a better future for his children through education. Photo by Jee Geronim/Rappler

A Culion education

Jun 07, 2013 - 9:36 PM

In Culion Island educators face more than the usual set of problems But officials are looking for other ways to bring youth to the classrooms

VLOG: Luistro opens classes in Culion, Palawan

Jun 03, 2013 - 10:37 PM

Education Secretary Br Armin Luistro opens the start of class in the former leper colony of Culion Palawan