Tipo-tipo is a third class municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 16,978 people.
In 2006, the municipalities of Al-Barka and Ungkaya Pukan were created from Tipo-Tipo, reducing its number of barangays from 39 to 11.
Tipo-Tipo was the site of the 2007 Basilan beheading incident where Islamic rebels beheaded 14 Philippine Marines.
Tipo-tipo is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.
- Tipo-tipo Proper (Pob.)
|Population census of Tipo-Tipo
|Source: National Statistics Office
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 05:20:05 -0800
... Mindanao Command (Westmincom) spearheaded by the combined elements of 104th Brigade conducted a deliberate attack against Abu Sayyaf Group under Furuji Indama and his IED (Improvised Explosive Device) factory at Tipo-Tipo, Basilan Province," ...
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 21:33:40 -0800
MANILA, Philippines -- A band of Abu Sayyaf fighters under Basilan-based sub-leader Furuji Indama was responsible for the twin bombings in Zamboanga City on November 9, one of which wounded a police bomb expert and his sniffer dog, authorities said ...
Zamboanga Today Online
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 21:26:15 -0800
Government launched its forces just before midnight last Sunday to capture the hideout of Abu Sayyaf leader Furuji Indama in Tipo Tipo Basilan. A makeshift factory used to manufacture improvised explosive devices and Indama's camp was captured during ...
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 02:40:27 -0800
Casimiro said two of the four are twins and all are from Barangay Baguindan, Tipo-Tipo, Basilan. One of them was identified as a certain Yaser. The police official described Yaser as more or less 22 years old, 5'6” in height, around 55 kilograms, small ...
Zamboanga Today Online
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 19:31:15 -0800
Meanwhile, said military operations brought some fruitful successes as the 104th Brigade of the Philippine Army captured an ASG camp, in the mountains of Tipo-Tipo, Basilan, which manufactured a number of Improvised Explosive Device (IED). The same ...
Manila Standard Today
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 07:56:15 -0800
In Tipo-Tipo, Basilan in Mindanao, government troops captured a bomb factory belonging to the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group after heavy artillery and ground assault, a military commander said. Col. Rolando Bautista, commander of the Army's 104th Infantry ...
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 04:22:30 -0800
FOUR fishermen were killed while another was wounded in an ambush in the hinterlands of Basilan province, the police reported Tuesday. The incident happened around 3:15 p.m. Monday in Barangay Bohelebbung, Tipo-Tipo town. Senior Police Officer 1 ...
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:07:30 -0700
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Twenty soldiers were wounded and three terrorists killed when troops attacked an Abu Sayyaf band trying to extort money from the contractor of a key road project in a remote barangay in Tipo-Tipo, Basilan yesterday.
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