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 (pə-lä′wən, pä-lä′wän)
A long narrow island of the southwest Philippines north of Borneo. It lies between the Sulu Sea and the Palawan Passage of the South China Sea.
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(Spanish paˈlavan)
(Placename) an island of the SW Philippines between the South China Sea and the Sulu Sea: the westernmost island in the country; mountainous and forested. Capital: Puerto Princesa. Pop (Palawan province): 755 412 (2000). Area: 11 785 sq km (4550 sq miles)
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(pɑˈlɑ wɑn)

an island in the W Philippines. 232,322; 5697 sq. mi. (14,755 sq. km).
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Any ship, for instance, bound on a trip to Palawan or somewhere that way would have Captain Giles on board, either in temporary command or "to assist the master." It was said that he had a retaining fee from a wealthy firm of Chinese steamship owners, in view of such services.
8055 dividing Palawan into three provinces, not a few of my 'kasimanwa' (provincemates) were surprised.
(DPC) reported a 19-percent increase in sales in the first half of the year, driven by an increase in energy demand from its electric cooperatives in Palawan, Masbate and Oriental Mindoro.
A sustainable farm in paradise !-- -- (The Philippine Star) - August 18, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Palawan is definitely a bucket list destination rich in virgin forests, jungles, mountains and beautiful beaches.
Garcia-led Vivant Corporation is lining up at least three joint venture power projects that are primarily intended to ease the brownout woes of Palawan consumers.
Philstar MANILA President Rodrigo Duterte signed a law dividing the islands of Palawan into three new provinces.
Coron, Northern Palawan, Philippines, August 15, 2018 --( Club Paradise Palawan, a luxury resort in Coron pursues its long-term commitment to protect and sustain the environment through ECOCONSERVE.
Manila: The United States' Embassy alerted Americans travelling to some areas in Palawan to take precautions amid warnings that certain groups are planning to abduct foreign nationals.
Noel Cadigal, spokesman for a Navy unit in the western Philippine province of Palawan, said the 12 fishermen were rescued by a Philippine fishing vessel Thursday morning in waters off Palawan and took them to a military base on the island.
Matthew says: "When I was at university in Manila my colleagues used to ask me, 'Do people have tails in Palawan?'" Never fully explored, shrouded in mystery, reputed for its ecological wilderness and otherworldliness, Palawan has long been considered the somewhere-beyond.
Blyth, 67, will fill the position of novice co-ordinator in the diocese of Palawan for a chapter of the Melanesian Brotherhood, a religious order based in the Solomon Islands that lives in a remarkably frugal way.