Region IV-B MIMAROPA

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




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Romblon Islands Philippines
Romblon Commerce and Industry

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.



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I still make sure to go, at least once every year, to a country where things cannot be taken for granted, and where there is either too much law and order or too little. Christopher Hitchens

“Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels. Henry Adams

Main Dishes Philippine Cuisine

Adobo is one of the most popular Filipino dishes and is considered unofficially by many as the national dish. It usually consists of pork or chicken, sometimes both, stewed or braised in a sauce usually made from vinegar, cooking oil, garlic, bay leaf, peppercorns, and soy sauce. It can also be prepared "dry" by cooking out the liquid and concentrating the flavor. Bistek, also known as "Filipino beef steak," consists of thinly sliced beef marinated in soy sauce and calamansi and then fried in a skillet that is typically served with onions.

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