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  • Refreshing Balut Island

    Refreshing Balut Island

    Balut Island is composed of twelve barangays whose residents are mostly Sangils, B'laan and Muslims who are warm and welcoming. Its long stretches of white sand beach, azure clear waters and equally blue sky make it an ideal getaway.

    Island life is simple as it gets. Unspoiled sandy beaches to while away time swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, diving, even playing beach volleyball. Hot springs are also good for relaxing tense muscles. Or go island hopping.

    Balut Islands' points of interest:

    • Olaniban Island has a 3-km beach line and a lighthouse.
    • Sabang Hot Springs' waters temper ...

  • A Balut You Cant Resist Only In Sultan Kudarat

    A Balut You Cant Resist Only In Sultan Kudarat

    You want one more island to explore? Balut Island should be your next stop!

    The Philippine archipelago is composed of 7,107 islands. Each island has its own characteristic and some may share the same name.

    Just like there is Balut Island in Sarangani, Davao Occidental and then there is the lesser-known but nonetheless beautiful, Balut Island in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat.

    Kalamansig is a first class municipality and got its name from the term "Kulaman-sa-ig" or roughly translated as Manobo of the Water.

    Kalamansigeños call the Sultan Kudarat Island as Donaoang.

    Because of its ...

  • Animal Bureau Declares Bird Sanctuary Avian Influenza Virus Free

    Animal Bureau Declares Bird Sanctuary Avian Influenza Virus Free

    The Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) confirms that Tacurong Baras Bird Sanctuary is negative from Avian Influenza Virus, following the conduct of Avian Influenza Surveillance conducted in the bird sanctuary last June 10, 2013.

    The BAI-Philippine Animal Health Center Laboratory conducted a serological test using 36 bird serum samples collected by the City Veterinary Office during the abovementioned date.

    The Baras Bird Sanctuary is home to more than 20,000 black night herons and cattle egrets. The sanctuary is now becoming a popular bird watching destination in Region XII.

    "What sets ap ...