Ibno Moro is in Tawi-Tawi's list of most wanted, while Abdulmubin Kudalat Salamuddin is a 'bomb expert,' says the military
(UPDATED) Napolcom points to the local executives' ‘failure to impose measures to suppress terroristic acts and prevent lawless violence in their territories’
The Presidential Adviser on Entrepreneurship says the biggest challenge of micro and small enterprises is growing their business beyond a certain scale
The Department of Agriculture hires Roben Abdella to help handle the government's livelihood and education program for the country's sea gypsies
The congresswoman faces charges for filing her statement of assets 3 months beyond deadline for 4 consecutive years when she was vice governor
Agriculture secretary Emmanuel Piñol says the Bantay Laut program will tap the seafaring Badjaos as guardians of the seas
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Where can you find a 'natural jacuzzi,' pink sand, and more? A trip to these beaches may take hours and hours – but it's well worth the magical sights that await
A peek at just a few of Mindanao's most stunning locations: dreamy Sitangkai, the crystal clear waters of Sulu, Basilan's beautiful beaches, and more
From Bacolod City to Tawi-Tawi, citizens participate in the testing and sealing of vote counting machines
Most of the goods in Tawi-Tawi come from Sabah due to its proximity and cheaper cost, but a trade embargo is causing prices to spike
The Malaysian government's response to kidnapping cases in the area between the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia is also causing locals in Tawi-Tawi and Sulu to face a spike in food prices
Authorities are not ruling out politics even if Bongao Mayor Jasper Que, an administration ally, is not running for reelection
'Masyado nilang binabalewala ang kapangyarihan ng social media'
The Philippines is a source country, while Tawi-Tawi serves as the transshipment point for most trafficking cases
The Sama Dilaut, the formal name of the Badjao, are among the most obscure, misunderstood and marginalized among the Filipino ethnic-linguistic groups. Their story needs to be told.
The Moro of Mindanao have much to celebrate, but they know that they still have to combat the effects of bigotry in the country and the world
(UPDATED) Rappler's list of candidates for local positions in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
In far-flung Tawi-Tawi, the beautiful game is making a difference in a war-torn region
The recycling project of a women’s group is not only providing livelihood, it is also helping Tawi-tawi's green sea turtles thrive
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Many tricycle drivers, youth in Tawi-Tawi claim, ask for unreasonable prices and disrespect passengers who refuse to pay their overcharged fares
Kabataan Representative Terry Ridon also identifies 20 state universities and colleges that will get lower allocations for capital outlay and MOOE
The youth of Tawi-Tawi are mad, but you'll never guess what they're mad about.
Watch how football inspires the youth of a remote island-village in Tawi-Tawi
'Standing alone, one can only do so much, but together we can make a difference. This holds true for the project implementation of Youth4Nature in Tawi-Tawi'
Its residents are eager to shed the image of a conflict-ridden province and introduce its beauty to tourists. But is it advisable to visit Tawi-Tawi?
It’s a long and rough road ahead before Tawi-Tawi escapes the negative perception on the region and on Islam. But the people of Tawi-Tawi believe it is time for the province to open up to the world
The Sama Dilaut weavers struggle to preserve the tradition of mat weaving despite the changing times
'Be brave, my fellow youth in Tawi-Tawi, and never underestimate the things our young minds and hearts can accomplish! Change, even the most radical ones, started when a few people decided to make a stand'
Tawi-Tawi representative Ruby Sahali fears the Bangsamoro Basic Law will have little impact on her province like what they experienced under ARMM
Around 1,500 Tawi-Tawi youth join Rappler's workshop to tackle their province's biggest challenges with the help of social media
On May 31, 1996, the Philippines and Malaysia declared the Turtle Islands a protected area
'Venice of the South,' the first mosque in the Philippines, unspoiled beaches, and more
The first Badjao to graduate with honors from the Mindanao State University-Tawi-Tawi, Roben Abdella, 22, has strived against discrimination
No casualties or damages are reported but aftershocks are expected, says Phivolcs
'If in Manila, Badjaos are a street nuisance, in Tawi Tawi they are the baby’s breath that compliments the beauty of a bouquet of roses'
Elrond, the elf owner of the vilya ring, protected Rivendell so there will be a place for those who seek refuge. It is now the Philippine Marine Corp’s (PMC's) thrust to be the Elrond of Tawi-Tawi
The quake, which is tectonic in origin, strikes 51 kilometers Southeast of South Ubian in Tawi-Tawi
The Philippine Coast Guard has yet to identify the armed men who attacked a 10-man crew that departed from Palawan
A plane carrying laser scanners will fly over Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi starting August to determine what areas are prone to flooding and other natural hazards
The holy mountain in Bongao town is the first community-administered protected area in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
An ARMM official says they are expecting it to swell to 200,000 if the massive deportation campaign of the Malaysian government would continue
Youth from war-torn areas in Mindanao find refuge in football. A group of Marines finds a way to use sports as an instrument of peace.
PNP spokesperson Reuben Theodore Sindac says the member is still under custodial debriefing
All in all, not all hope is lost in the country’s overly protracted fight against poverty