digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:


Applied sciences






















Redirect to:

Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibutu_Island — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.

32 news items

Malaysiakini (subscription)

Malaysiakini (subscription)
Thu, 03 Mar 2016 23:38:31 -0800

To a question by counsel N Sivananthan, Atik Hussin said a man known as 'Haji Musa' had come to his village on Sibutu Island, Philippines, promising the villagers there jobs and ICs in Malaysia. "We started our journey in February 2013 in a big boat ...

Manila Bulletin

Manila Bulletin
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 06:01:21 -0800

... finely built boat designed for long-distance navigation made without the use of blueprints and was taught to be made from one generation to another using an ancient technique that has been preserved and is still employed by boat makers of Sibutu ...


Sun, 23 Mar 2014 02:53:53 -0700

Sibutu Island, with a limited access to electricity, is four hours away. People travel to the island by boat on rough seas from mainland Tawi-tawi. Lahad Datu, scene of the Sabah standoff, is closer to here than to the capital town of Bongao. He said ...

Inquirer.net (blog)

Inquirer.net (blog)
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 05:11:15 -0700

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Navy rescued 107 people from a sinking vessel off Sibutu Island in Tawi-Tawi on Sunday evening, the Navy said on Monday. Ensign Ian Sagge, spokesperson of the Naval Forces in Western Mindanao, said ...

The Star Online

The Star Online
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:28:57 -0700

“Our concern is whether they have any ties in Tawi Tawi, particularly in the Sibutu island chain where we believe there are criminal hideouts,” he said on Friday. Mohd Khalid said the information and data being collected was crucial towards determining ...

The Star Online

The Star Online
Tue, 06 May 2014 15:53:19 -0700

The kidnapping of 34-year-old fish farm manager Yang Zai Lin from Guangzhou saw five Filipino gunmen in a brief shootout with the pursuing Malaysian security forces before they fled to Sibutu Island in the southern Philippines. The kidnapping came ...

Cebu Daily News

Cebu Daily News
Tue, 19 Mar 2013 00:23:27 -0700

Lieutenant Commander Armand Balilo, the PCG spokesman, said Anok and Mahabasal, both residents of Bongao, and Yusop, who is from Sibutu Island, were intercepted by Coast Guard personnel on March 13 12 nautical miles off Omapoy Island, part of ...

The Star Online

The Star Online
Tue, 06 May 2014 00:31:24 -0700

“The kidnappers from the southern Philippines successfully evaded capture in international waters after reaching Sibutu island in the Philippines,” he said during a press conference on Tuesday. Hamza said the victim, from Guangzhao, China, was abducted ...

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!

Searchlight Group

Digplanet also receives support from Searchlight Group. Visit Searchlight