Islas de Gigantes - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Islas de Gigantes


#ShareIloilo: Islas de Gigantes, Iloilo's untouched gem

Jul 05, 2018 - 8:33 AM

On the northern coasts of Iloilo lies Islas de Gigantes, an untouched paradise

Gigantes, a call for small islands resiliency

Nov 07, 2015 - 11:15 AM

About 80 of Gigantes’ population of 13 114 live below the poverty line with 70 dependent on fishing as a source of livelihood

DESTROYED. One of the houses on the island left uninhabitable by Typhoon Yolanda.

#SharePH #ShareIloilo: Islas de Gigantes, Miag-ao church, Camiña Balay na Bato

Nov 29, 2014 - 2:28 PM

Rappler s SharePH explores the province of Iloilo Share your own Iloilo memories

Yolanda and the comfortable among us

Oct 11, 2014 - 8:30 PM

Adelfa Liusendo 72 is a survivor of the super typhoon in Iloilo She didn t want her grandchildren to lose another loved one – their father has been missing since Typhoon Ondoy in Manila in 2009

HOPE. The author with students in a makeshift classroom. Photo courtesy of Alfred John Tayona

Yolanda recovery: Iloilo schools still under construction

Jun 18, 2014 - 4:00 PM

In Isla de Gigantes hundreds of helpless teachers and students are waiting for the Department of Education to complete the construction of Yolanda ravaged school buildings

BACK TO SCHOOL. A student joyfully opens his bag filled with school supplies from a non-government organizations in an unfinished school building in Granada Elementary School in the Islas de Gigantes group of islands in northern Iloilo. All photos by Alfred John Tayona.

Rebuilding lives: The women of Isla de Gigantes

Mar 08, 2014 - 8:00 AM

For Norife Tundag rehabilitation and recovery means having the freedom from poverty and hunger

THE WOMEN. The women of Isla de Gigantes work toward recovery after Tyhpoon Yolanda wrecked havoc in their community. All photos by Mary Ann Manahan

Unspoiled white beaches: Visayas

May 16, 2013 - 9:06 AM

Here’s part two of our beach series featuring some of the best pristine and white beaches in the Visayas

SHIFTING SANDS AND COLORS. One of the best times to see this changing sandbar is sunrise. Photo by Rhea Claire Madarang