Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
Barangays of Bongao in the Tawi-Tawi Province within The ARMM in the Republic of The Philippines
Bongao Poblacion • Ipil • Kamagong • Karungdong • Lagasan • Lakit Lakit • Lamion • Lapid Lapid • Lato Lato • Luuk Pandan • Luuk Tulay • Malassa • Mandulan • Masantong • Montay Montay • Nalil • Pababag • Pag-asa • Pagasinan • Pagatpat • Pahut • Pakias • Paniongan • Pasiagan • Sanga-sanga • Silubog • Simandagit • Sumangat • Tarawakan • Tongsinah • Tubig Basag • Tubig Tanah • Tubig-Boh • Tubig-Mampallam • Ungus-ungus
Religion is always good for the people but it should never be embraced or financed by government. Tax exemption is not tantamount to financing. Every non-profit organization is tax-exempt.
- Bongao is in the Tawi-Tawi province and within Region XV-ARMM in the Sulu Archipelago. Bongao is the capital of Tawi-Tawi.
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List of Municipalities in the Tawi-Tawi province within Region XV - ARMM in the Republic of The Philippines
Bongao (Capital) | Languyan | Mapun | Panglima Sugala | Sapa-Sapa | Sibutu | Simunul | Sitangkai | South Ubian | Tandubas | Turtle Islands
Cities in the Province of Tawi-Tawi: NONE
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Map location of Bongao, Tawi Tawi Province
Location of Tawi Tawi
Bongao Municipal Hall
Bongao Peak, Bongao, Tawi-Tawi
- Bongao has a total of 35 barangays
- Registered Voters of Bongao as of (2010) = 38,943
- Population of Bongao (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 95,055
- Land Area of Bongao (as of 2007, in hectares) = 36,595
- Bongao is a 2nd class Municipality and Partially Urban.
- Bongao is in the Tawi-Tawi province and within Region XV-ARMM in the Sulu Archipelago.
- Bongao is the capital of Tawi-Tawi.
- 1 Geography of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 2 Location of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 3 History of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 4 People of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 5 Elected Government Officials of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 6 Businesses in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 7 Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 8 Religions in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 9 Schools in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 10 Economy of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 11 Natural Resources of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 12 Tourists Attractions of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 13 Fiestas and Traditions of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 14 Your Story about Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 15 The oldest living man or woman in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- 16 Bongao, Tawi-Tawi Photo Gallery
- 17 Disclaimer
Geography of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
Geography of Bongao Region_XV-ARMM
Location of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- Bongao is located on the west side of the main island of Tawi-Tawi.
History of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
Before the armed rebellion of the MNLF in the early 1970s, Bongao is merely a backwater village ruled by the prominent noble Halun family, who used to own about 3/4 of the island. The capital of the province is Bato-Bato in the mainland situated in a cove with deep waters suited for anchors of the Philippine Navy. At the height of the armmed rebellion and fearing that the provincial capitol might be overrun, the government transferred it to Bongao. The white-washed, Taj Mahal-inspired provincial capitol building is located on a hill overlooking the bay and the whole town to the North of the Island against the backdrop of Mount Kabugan and the famous Bud Bongao (Bongao Peak).
The transfer of the seat of government ushered the rapid development of the island as the southernmost center of commerce and trade. Suddenly, the population swelled as individuals (and their families) who are in government service moved to town.
- from: Wikipedia
People of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- Total Population of Bongao as of 2015 Census: 100,527
- Total Population of Bongao as of May 1, 2010 Census: 79,362
- According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 58,174 people in 10,146 households.
The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.
They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.
Budget of Municipalities and Cities: The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. It has been decentralized since 1991. It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!".
- Absolutely NO need for FEDERALISM. It is a ploy to give the Bangsamoro an Islamic State and finance the religion of Islam. It violates the constitution's "separation of church and state". We need a representation of a MINIMUM of one SENATOR per REGION..
- Contrary to Pres. Duterte's ranting (July 2019): Elected public officials can't be suspended by the DILG or the office of the president. Republic Act 7160 chapter 4.
- Elected Officers of Bongao for the term of 2016-2019
- Mayor of Bongao: Jimuel Que - Unopposed
- Vice-Mayor of Bongao: Abdulsaid Jumdail - Unopposed
- Councilors of Bongao:
- Julbert Que
- Ambon Akip
- Arula Karanain
- Jun Ibbo
- Pajiji Jowak
- Ed Iddi
- Satria Nuridjan
- Khaizal Jumdail
- Elected Officers of Bongao for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Bongao: Jasper Shia Que - LIBERAL PARTY
- Vice-Mayor of Bongao: Abdulsaid Bahari Jumdail - LIBERAL PARTY
- Councilors of Bongao:
- QUE, BERT (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 14399 10.43%
- JOWAK, PAJIJI (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 11968 8.67%
- NURIDJAN, SOPHIA (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 11908 8.63%
- JUMDAIL, LA (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 11302 8.19%
- IBBO, JUN (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 11255 8.15%
- IDDI, EDWIN (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 11251 8.15%
- AKIP, AMBON (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 10359 7.50%
- KARANAIN, RUSTOM (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 9906 7.18%
- Elected Officers of Bongao for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor of Bongao:
- Vice-Mayor of Bongao:
- Councilors of Bongao:
Businesses in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
The main thoroughfare is Datu Halun St. where the Town Hall is situated. Poblacion is the commercial hub. Most of the businesses here are owned by local Chinese. due to its relative peace and order situation, recent migrant Chinese from Zamboanga have also open business.
Banks operating in Bongao include Land Bank of the Philippines, Philippine National Bank and Allied Banking Corporation; Quedancor, a government owned investment company has recently opened business.
- from: wikipedia
- How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood
The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.
- DOST - Website
- UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
- DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website
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- Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
- Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
- Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
- Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
- Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
- Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations
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Religions in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
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- FILIPINOS WAKE UP! THE TAXES YOU PAID ARE USED BY THE GOVERNMENT TO EXCLUSIVELY FINANCE THE RELIGION OF ISLAM.
Freedom of religion, yes. Equality, yes. But no favoritism.
Majority of the people in Bongao are Muslims.
Schools in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
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Due to Covid19: Pursuant to the instructions of President Roa Duterte, and as recommended by the DepEd, the opening of classes for the year 2020-2021 is deferred to October 5, 2020.
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PUBLIC NOTICE: Why pretend that the National language of the Philippines is Tagalog? It should be English. To be a Teacher, doctor, lawyer, engineer, architect, nurse, computer technician; what books do you learn from? English books of course. All your tests are in English. The constitution of the Philippines is written in English. All the laws and new laws introduced by congress are in English. For that matter, you can't be a teacher in a school system unless you know English. The "Licensure Exam for Teachers" is in ENGLISH! Who are these people forcing Tagalog down our throats? Tagalog is simply one of the many dialects of the Philippines. Keep your dialects but learn and be fluent and proficient in ENGLISH.
- Mindanao State University
- Tawi-Tawi College of Technology and Oceanography (MSU-TCTO)
- Tawi-Tawi State Agricultural College (TSAC)
- Mahardika Institute of Technology (MITI)
- Abubakar Learning Center Foundation College (ACLC)
- Tawi-Tawi School of Midwifery (TSF)
Economy of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
The economy of Bongao
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Natural Resources of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
- Protect the environment
It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.
Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!
Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.
The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More
We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
- Secretary Roy Cimatu - since May 8, 2017
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
The tourist attractions of Bongao
Fiestas and Traditions of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
In the Philippines a fiesta is usually celebrated in barrios or barangays. It is the official holiday of the LGU, the barangay. Filipinos love fiestas. It is a time for joy and celebration. A fiesta is of Spanish origin and is usually commemorated in association with a christian patron saint. Most barangays whose population have been clustered by Muslims(Moros) and their population is more than that of the Christians, the celebration of the fiesta have been cancelled and replaced with the Hari Raya or Eid al-Fitr.
The cities or municipalities usually have yearly festivals where all the barangays participate. The cities or municipalities hold contests for the best floats in parades.
Your Story about Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
Create you own personal page about the barangay in the municipality or City you live in. Title it like so for specificity: "Mybarangay, MyCityMunicipality, Myprovince, Philippines by MyFirstname Mylastname". You can update and edit this page anytime and anyway you want. It does not have to follow the standard format of the main wiki. It is your page. A link to your page will be inserted in this main barangay page. Here is an example page.
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You can talk about your personal experiences, your advocacies, the environmental conditions of your barangay, municipality, city or province.
The oldest living man or woman in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
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