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Active volcano reopens to trekkers after three-year ban

Mount Kanlaon in Negros Island Region has reopened for trekking after a three-year ban. Joan Nathaniel Gerangaya, head of Special Concerns of the Negros Occidental Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office, said the trails were closed after the volcano was placed under Alert Level 1. On May 5, the Philippine…




New Puerto Princesa airport brings new flights to Palawan

The newly opened Puerto Princesa International Airport is expected to be a huge boost for the tourism industry on the island of Palawan. The new terminal — which cost 4.5 billion pesos to complete — has a floor area of 13,000 square metres and its extended 2,600-metre runway can now…