In the small fishing village of Makinit, in the province of Coron island, local fishermen, lifeguards and rangers work hard to protect the local islands and reefs. By Marina TrajkovichRead More The local Filipino fisherman guarding the reefs of Makinit day and night.
By Huia Karaitiana Filipino people in rural areas defend their pets from stray dogs by keeping them indoors, as the only option to fight off rabies. The Philippines has been fighting a battle against rabies in animals particularly dogs since Through government and interventions by locals there hasbeen an increase in vaccines for animals to […]Read More Fighting for mans’ best friend
The smiling faces of local women in sari-sari stores are dotted along the fishing boat lined coast of Maquinit. There are 20 variety stores, called sari-sari stores, in the 400m stretch of the quiet and intensely local coast. In small towns like Maquinit, the social space sari-sari stores create are invaluable for community unity and […]Read More Business competition leaves the sari-sari stores smiling
Inga Neilsen – Foreign Correspondent Study Tour Maquinit, a humble coastal village of Coron is recycling its way to a clean and sustainable way of living. Bright blue water isn’t the only thing that glistens along its coastline – the beachfront sparkles with an abundance of litter and glass and plastic bottles. Almost seven thousand tonnes […]Read More More plastic in the ocean than fish in the sea
Antonia Mangos The shoreline of Sitio Maquinit, a small village on the island of Coron that sits just outside the town centre, is breathtaking for not only the beautiful natural scenery, but the vibrancy of the boats sitting on the shore. The many boats scattered across the sand add a touch of liveliness to the […]Read More Sailing into the Tourism Industry
Within the small village of Makinit you will find a new way of living, as the local housing undergoes a transformation.Read More The Bahay Kubo: A Changing Tradition
By Eleanor Michael Down the dirt path framed by lash greenery is the one of the hidden wonders of Coron, Palawan. In the small village of Maquinit lies the popular destination, the Maquinit Hot Springs. These Hot Springs are a bubbling destination for heated discussion. The natural hot springs have been artificially enclosed as a […]Read More Hot Springs Give Rise to Heated Discussions