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  • 10th Panguil Bay Development Council Confab Set In Lanao Norte

    The Panguil Bay Development Council (PBDC) and the Iligan Bay Management Council (IBMC) jointly convened at the Lala Fish Farm and Training Center, Barangay Pacita, in Lala, Lanao del Norte, recently.

    Undersecretary for Fisheries, BFAR/National Director lawyer Asis G. Perez, who presided the meeting reiterated among others that Panguil Bay is now 'Sanggab-Free' in a formal declaration during the Council Stakeholders' 8th PBDC and 1st IBMC Meeting held in Kapatagan, this province, last November 2015.

    PBDC recognizes the need to protect, conserve and manage the bay's aquatic resource ...

  • A Unique Experience In Tangub City Misamis Occidental

    Formerly called Regidor until 1930, Tangub is a fourth-class city located in the province of Misamis Occidental, Philippines. It is one of the best destinations when you are planning a trip to this oriental country, due to its richness in culture and natural resources.


    Tangub is not nicknamed as the "Christmas Symbols Capital of Mindanao" for nothing. As you can see, many people here prepare lots of Christmas decors and activities in the barangays, highways and the city plaza for the season, and they do this for a prize.

    Aside from this, the place is also known for having ...

  • Cobra Falls Ozamiz Citys Best Kept Secret

    Ozamiz City, the provincial capital of the Province of Misamis Occidental in Northern Mindanao, is not your usual tourist destination. It is generally laid back and quiet, and the usual tourist attraction is the old Spanish Fortress – Fuerte de la Concepcion y del Triunfo or Cotta Fort. It was built in 1755 to serve as a Spanish outpost in the area with its outer wall turned to a shrine in honor of the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception. Cotta Fort is to Ozamiz as Fort Pilar is to Zamboanga.

    More than Cotta Fort, Ozamiz City is also known as gateway to a massive mountain range and comple ...

  • Ambak Ambak Falls

    Ambak ambak falls is located at Binuangan, Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental. It was called Ambak-ambak Falls because from the term "ambak" which is the visayan term for JUMP.

  • Farming The Sea In Lanao Del Norte

    Government projects that showcase practical opportunities whether in farming or fisheries, will always have positive results.

    Just like the mariculture park project in Lanao del Norte which was launched in 2010 in Panguil Bay. There, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) demonstrated fish farming in the ocean with circular and square cages for culturing bangus and other species.

    The first cycle showcased the stocking of 20,000 bangus fingerlings in one circular cage with a diameter of 8 meters. Bangus grows well in sea water. In four months of culture, and spending P250,00 ...

  • Lights Shine Brightest In Tangub City This Christmas

    Our country has been known to welcome Christmas as early as September where malls and households start putting up the decors that signal the yuletide season.

    Thus, many of our cities and provinces have also become tourist destinations where domestic and foreign tourists enjoy watching various Christmas festivals around the country.

    In Northern Mindanao, we can boast of the brightest Christmas festival in the Philippines.

    Tangub City in Misamis Occidental lights up its Christmas Symbols Festival. The longest-running festival here in the country now on its 23rd year that starts every 1s ...