Concepcion News

  • Romblons Cobrador Island Gets 24 Hour Power

    The Island of Cobrador in Romblon secured round-the-clock electricity supply for the first time yesterday, as the solar-diesel hybrid power generation system backed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) started operating.

    In a statement issued yesterday, the Manila-based multilateral lender announced the inauguration of the hybrid power generation system, which was rolled out under its Energy for All initiative in partnership with the Korea Energy Agency, the National Electrification Administration and the Romblon Electric Cooperative.

    "Just yesterday, the electricity supply was constraine ...

  • Balogo Fish Sanctuary And Mangrove Forest

    Balogo Fish Sanctuary And Mangrove Forest

    Balogo Fish Sanctuary rests at the foot of a section of the Burburanan Forest, some of the last primary forest on Tablas Island. That combined with the efforts of the local fisherfolk people's organization means conditions are good for ecosystem regrowth in a marine ecosystem where decades of destructive fishing and natural stresses have left the coral reef in poor condition.

    The fisherfolk organization actually manages the sanctuary and runs a mangrove nursery which they use for regular mangrove plantings in the forest surrounding the coral reef. Swing by their office (known locally as the ...

  • Hiking The Great Mt Guiting-Guiting

    Hiking The Great Mt Guiting-Guiting

    Sibuyan Island is one of the 3 Major islands in the province of Romblon. It features an array of picturesque places, seemingly untouched beaches, a mayhem of waterfalls, and clear blue waters. The highlight of it all is of course hiking the great G2 (Guiting-Guiting)!

    A peaceful getaway, a beautiful paradise, and a place seemingly unbounded by time. Truly one worth rediscovering!


    Roro (Roll-on/Roll-off)

    1. The sure fire way to get here is traveling via Roro. From Manila, you could travel down south to Batangas Port via several buses like BLTB/JAM Liner at Buendia ...