Balobok Cave: A significant archaeological site in Southeast Asia

By JOHNNY R. LEE, Ph.D. A quite tiny village named Lakit-Lakit in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi possesses a major historic significance where underneath its landscape rests a chain of caves and rock shelters of very important archaeological findings. In it is one of the earliest human settlements in Southeast Asia that dates back to 8,000 to 5,000… Read More Balobok Cave: A significant archaeological site in Southeast Asia

Papa Bulls: New tourist attraction in Simunur, Tawi-Tawi

By FILEMON G. ROMERO, Ph.D. TUBIG INDANGAN, Simunul, Tawi-Tawi: The municipality of Simunur (Sama spelling for Simunul) in Tawi-Tawi is known to be the first seat of Islam where the Arab missionary Sheikh Karimul Makdum started to preach Islam to the natives and  built the first mosque in Barangay Boheh Indangan in  1380.   While a new… Read More Papa Bulls: New tourist attraction in Simunur, Tawi-Tawi