The Ministry of Trade, Investments and Tourism (MTIT) of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) recently launched the Negosyo Center in Tawi-Tawi Municipality of Sibutu.… Read More BARMM launches Negosyo Center in Sibutu, promises more projects
The recent venture of the Ministry of Trade, Investments and Tourism’s (MTIT) in exploring tourist destinations in the island province of Tawi-Tawi is laudable. This is one program that we have appreciated. We know how rich is the Bangsamoro homeland in tourism attractions which are much better in some other ways than those found in… Read More Exploring tourism spots in the Bangsamoro region
The life of Sama Dilaut was never the same again after that ‘war’ which devastated not only their peaceful way of life but also caused their lives as victims of atrocities committed by forces from both sides. … Read More The Sama Dilaut: Their Life During and After the Mindanao War
Tawi-Tawi group of islands are like shining jewels, with every green islands being surrounded by natural beauty of its white sandy beach and untouched coral reefs. … Read More Is Tawi-Tawi the most beautiful province in the Philippines?
Tabawan Island, a very old settlement in the northern part of Tawi-Tawi and now part of the Municipality of South Ubian, mirrors the multiple ancient spiritual practices that are still keenly observed by its people. … Read More Tabawan: The Land of Ancient Rituals and Mysticisms
By JOHNNY R. LEE, Ph.D. In the previous article on the turtle group of islands, this writer barely touched on the economic importance of the area but more on the sustainability for its protection and conservation as the first trans-boundary protected area on sea turtles in the world. Six belong to the Philippines and only… Read More Economic importance of Turtle Group of Islands
By FILEMON G. ROMERO, Ph.D. The Sulu Archipelago Reef complex, which is an ecologically important component of the Coral Triangle, is known to be a major habitat of the Napoleon wrasse or humphead wrasse locally known as the mameng. Sibutu and Sitangkai in the province of Tawi-Tawi, Philippines are the centers of the mariculture of the Napoleon Wrasse… Read More Marine Protected Areas Protect Spawning Aggregations in Sitangkai and Sibutu