No longer the sleepy town it once was, Bongabong is a 1st-class municipality and one of the booming local economies in the Province of Oriental Mindoro. It is a go-to destination of historical/cultural sites and great outdoor areas and natural wonders.
Home to some 72,000 friendly locals (2015 census) including 15,000 Indigenous People from two Mangyan tribes, Bongabong is situated in the southeastern portion of the Island of Mindoro, and 104kms from the provincial capital of Calapan City.Read More
The Municipality of Bongabong with its immense land area spanning 49,820 hectares is hailed as the Center of Organic Farming in the Province of Oriental Mindoro.
Thru the leadership of its Local Chief Executive, Bongabong is committed to foster and promote the development of sustainable food systems based on the organic philosophy and principles.Read More
On the 19th of March of each year, the Municipality of Bongabong turns to its festive mood and jovial atmosphere as it celebrates its town fiesta --- the Sulyog Festival, which is a day of thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest offered by the local farmers to Bathala.
The word “sulyog” is a portmanteau of the two words “suli,” the Mangyan word for banana, and “niyog.” It coincides with the Feast Day of the municipality’s patron saint St. Joseph.Read More
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For `some, he is the “Action Man;” for others, he is the “Super Mayor.” But, for most people, he is Mayor Dok Elgin --- the savvy businessman-turned-politician who has endeared himself to the local public with his various feats and accomplishments as Local Chief Executive, and for championing the cause of the common people true to his political credo, “Espesyal Ang Masa.”
Bongabong is now hailed as one of the fast-emerging municipalities in the region with Mayor Elgin at the helm --- steering Bongabong to greater heights with his lofty vision of cityhood for the municipality.
The legislative wing of the Local Government Unit of Bongabong, comprised of esteemed men and women who have captured the hearts of the local electorate, has been the consummate other half for the Local Chief Executive and the Executive Branch.
Vice Mayor Totoy Candelario and the SB Team have always been the authoritative chamber enacting local legislation, but more importantly working hand in hand with the Local Chief Executive in seeing through to completion the strategic thrusts and priorities of the current administration.
The priority thrust of the Platform of Governance under the Elegio Malaluan Administration in the Municipality of Bongabong, province of Oriental Mindoro is centered around the Local Chief Executive’s very own brainchild program --- dubbed as H.E.A.R.T.S.P.O.
It serves as a guiding principle of which his style of governance is founded upon. H.E.A.R.T.S.P.O. is an acronym that stands for…
H - Humility, Health and Housing
E - Environment, Education and Economy
A - Agriculture
R - Roads and Infrastructure
T - Transparency, Tourism and Transportation
S - Social Services
P - Public Safety and Peace
O - Order
Our humble Municipality of Bongabong is endowed with natural bounties teeming with natural wonders such as its scenic mountainous terrains and rolling hills, beaches, rivers, and waterfalls, apart from its other attractions like the 18th Century National Landmark of Kuta Shrine and the eco-tourism gem that is the Gabutero Organic Farm and Resort, among others. All these plus many other local places that are still yet to be explored and just waiting to be tapped.
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Explore the hidden beauties of Bongabong
An Ancient Piece of History
The longest bridge in Oriental Mindoro
Note: Please do not travel until your s-pass has been approved so as not to delay the trip.Read More