MASBATE: The Rich-Poor Province

Text by Kathlyn dela Cruz, photos by Rem Zamora and graphics by Francin Cruz for

Posted at Mar 04 2013 06:49 PM | Updated as of Jan 12 2016 11:06 AM

Despite its rich economic resources, Masbate is still of one of the poorest provinces in the country. The province has long been dominated by political clans who have a poor record in uplifting the lives of the people of Masbate.