Region IV-B MIMAROPA

The region is also formally known as the Southern Tagalog Islands.






Romblon Islands Philippines

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Romblon has become synonymous with its most important mineral resource - marble. In fact, all the islands comprising the province have marble. Quarries on these islands produce raw marble for sculpture and construction purposes.

There are around 20 small and larger resorts, several hundred foreigners either living there permanently or still coming and going - and many fish sanctuaries plus an amazingly beautiful nature. with spring, river, waterfalls, caves etc.

The occupations of the people include farming, livestock raising, and logging. The Sibuyan Sea provide year-round fishing opportunities.During the off-season, farmhands engage themselves in cottage industries such as basket-weaving, rope and fishnet making, and marble curing.

The women of Romblon are mostly involved in crocheting.



Philippine Cuisine Island Philippines

Puchero (beef in bananas and tomato sauce), afritada (chicken and/or pork simmered in a peanut sauce with vegetables), kare-kare (oxtail and vegetables cooked in peanut sauce), pinakbet (kabocha squash, eggplant, beans, okra, and tomato stew flavored with shrimp paste) crispy pata (deep-fried pigs leg), hamonado (pork sweetened in pineapple sauce), sinigang (meat or seafood in sour broth), pancit (noodles), and lumpia (fresh or fried spring rolls). More details at Philippine Cuisine Island Philippines


Mindoro (divided into Occidental Mindoro and Oriental Mindoro), Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan (El Nido, Puerto Princesa)
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