Lanao can offer competitive Halal Tourism destination

Abdul HannanMagarang Tago Recently, I was able to discover various untapped Islands within lake Lanao.  Thank to the administration of the iconic Masjid “Mosque” of Bacolod Grande, a municipality of Lanao del Sur located in its western side, for inviting me to deliver Jum’ah congregation “khutbah” sermon. The Masjid became landmark not only for the… Read More Lanao can offer competitive Halal Tourism destination

Mobulid Ray Fisheries and Trade in Tawi-Tawi

By Filemon G. Romero, Ph.D. Mobulid ray is a genus of ray belonging to the taxonomic  family Myliobatidae (eagle rays).  Species of this genera are often collectively referred to as “devil rays”, “flying mobula” or simply “flying rays”.    Scientifically the mobulid rays belong to one family called Mobulidae, which contains two Genera; the Mobula Rays (9… Read More Mobulid Ray Fisheries and Trade in Tawi-Tawi

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