News about 'Batangas'

Apr 7, 2016

Kandidato Mo, Kilalanin Mo: Genaro B. Abreu

Kandidato Mo, Kilalanin Mo: Genaro B. Abreu
By in Asia, Local, Politics No comments

Dahil sa halos isang buwan na lang ay eleksyon na, napagpasyahan ko bilang may-ari ng website na ito na mag-interview ng mga kandidato dito sa Batangas para makatulong sa mga kapwa ko Batangueño na makapagpasya kung sino ang kanilang iboboto at makatulong na rin sa mga kandidato para maiparating ang ilan sa kanilang mga plataporma […]


Apr 1, 2016

Batangas Declared As The International Coffee Capital of the World

Batangas Declared As The International Coffee Capital of the World
By in Asia, Food No comments

Update: This is an April Fool’s Joke. The United Nations declared on Friday, April 1, 2016, Batangas as the International Coffee Capital of the World. Known for its strong coffee called Kapeng Barako by the locals, Batangas stood out as the best place to represent the coffee-loving people in the whole world. Kapeng Barako Credit: […]


Dec 8, 2014

Typhoon Ruby Update: Tropical Storm Ruby Further Weakened, Moving Towards Batangas

Typhoon Ruby Update: Tropical Storm Ruby Further Weakened, Moving Towards Batangas
By in Announcement, Asia, Weather No comments

Tropical Storm Ruby has weakened further and is now moving towards the province of Batangas, PAGASA said on its Severe Weather Bulletin Number 19 issued at 5pm today, December 8, 2014. According to the bulletin, Ruby’s center was located at 15 km southeast of Laiya, Batangas as of 4pm today. It moves west northwest at […]


Aug 8, 2012

Suspension of classes: No classes Thursday, August 9, 2012 in Metro Manila areas and nearby provinces

Suspension of classes: No classes Thursday, August 9, 2012 in Metro Manila areas and nearby provinces
By in Announcement, Asia, Colleges, Education, Universities No comments

Note: The post was update at 8:30 p.m. The list of areas that earlier declared ‘no classes’ was replaced by the announcement from the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO). Manila, Philippines – There are still no classes tomorrow, Thursday, August 9, 2012 in Metro Manila, or National Capital Region (NCR), and nearby […]


Sep 11, 2011

Luis Manzano may run for mayor of Lipa City in 2013, Batangas Governor Vilma Santos confirms support

Luis Manzano may run for mayor of Lipa City in 2013, Batangas Governor Vilma Santos confirms support
By in Asia, Entertainment, Local, Local, Politics No comments

Manila, Philippines – Local actor and TV host Luis Manzano admitted on Saturday, September 9, 2011 that he may run for mayor of Lipa City, in Batangas, in the 2013 election. Batangas Governor Vilma Santos and son Luis Manzano (file photo) Image Credit: ABS-CBN According to ABS-CBN News on Sunday, Luis Manzano revealed during the […]


Jul 21, 2011

Malvar Batangas fire during brownout burns 7 houses (Photos)

Malvar Fire
By in Asia No comments

Batangas, Philippines – A fire broke out at Malvar, Batangas on Thursday, July 21, 2011 while there was no power (brownout) on that area and blazed 7 houses as witnessed by the news author, as shown in the photos below. With my estimate, the fire broke out at around 1:30 a.m. (local time) on Thursday […]


Jun 24, 2011

Tropical Storm Falcon Forces Suspension of Classes In Batangas

Tropical Storm Falcon
By in Announcement, Asia, Colleges, Education, Universities No comments

Tropical Storm Falcon Image Credit: PAGASA Tropical storm Falcon and the southwest monsoon has brought heavy rains and strong winds in the Southern Tagalog area on Friday, June 24, 2011. The bad weather has forced college and university officials to suspend classes starting at noontime. The Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU) in Batangas City […]


May 30, 2011

DENR: Batangas fish kill caused by drowning, Taal Lake safe

DENR: Batangas fish kill caused by drowning, Taal Lake safe
By in Animals, Asia No comments

Batangas, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said that the so-called Batangas fish kill on Saturday, May 28 was caused by drowning and that Taal Lake is safe. Batangas fish kill Image Credit: abs-cbnnews.com As reported at local news sites on Sunday, DENR Secretary Ramon Paje revealed that lack of oxygen […]


Apr 16, 2011

Metro Manila Skyway toll fee increase to take effect right after Holy Week

Metro Manila Skyway toll fee increase to take effect right after Holy Week
By in Asia, Travel No comments

Manila, Philippines – The Metro Manila Skyway toll fee increase will take effect right after the Holy Week, as approved by the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB). Manila Skyway file photo Image Credit: Skyscrapercity.com According to local news sites on Friday, April 15, 2011, the increase of the Skyway toll rates, which will affect motorists bound […]


Mar 4, 2011

Epson announces opening of new manufacturing plant in Batangas

Epson announces opening of new manufacturing plant in Batangas
By in Asia, Business No comments

Batangas, Philippines – Epson Precision (Philippines) Inc. (EEPI) formally announced on Thursday, March 3, 2011, the opening of its new P4.5-billion ($110-million) manufacturing plant in Lipa City, Batangas. Epson LIMA new plant Image Credit: NewsBytes.ph As reported at NewsBytes.ph on Friday, PEZA Director General Lilia de Lima joined Epson Precision (Philippines) Inc. president Osamu Koshiishi […]