Sabtang - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Sabtang


In Batanes, Sabtang Island celebrates first ever Vakul-Kanayi Festival

Apr 30, 2016 - 4:34 PM

Contributor Potpot Pinili watches as the small town in Batanes throws a lovely festival full of color and joy

VAKUL-KANAYI FESTIVAL. The Ivatans are known to be skilled farmers & fishermen whose livelihood styles have been honed by their extreme weather conditions. Photo by Potpot Pinili/Rappler

Batanes mayor to LGUs: Invest more in out-of-school youth

Apr 08, 2015 - 1:11 PM

Huwag naman tayong masyadong tipid sa pagbigay ng suporta financially sa mga ito Sabtang Mayor Maxilindo Babalo urges other local government units

HELPING THE YOUTH. The municipality of Sabtang has identified 77 out-of-school youth, all of which are now learners under the education department's Abot Alam program. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Batanes is 1st province with no out-of-school youth

Apr 02, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Hundreds of high school graduates used to be idle in Batanes Now all of them are learning functional skills so they can earn for their families

NEW SKILLS. Former out-of-school youth in the island municipality of Sabtang, Batanes are learning food processing and other entrepreneurial skills. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Beautiful Batanes: 10 things to do

Jun 06, 2013 - 3:42 PM

Here are 10 ways to enjoy the beauty of Batanes

ENDLESS HILLS. To escape to Batanes is to escape to a green wonderland. All photos by Pia Ranada