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Thursday 21st August 2014
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Batangas Facts

Population: Approx 190,627
Longitude: 121.02
Latitude: 13.78
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Country: Philippines (PH)
Weather Station: Calapan
(about 27 miles away)

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News Headlines

Batangas Port users to enjoy 90% cut in charges, PPA says
Shippers who will opt to use the Batangas Port for their operation will enjoy as much as 90 percent reduction in port charges, according to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). Ana said the move is meant to attract more direct callers and port users to utilize Batangas Container Terminal. “This is a big boost in our bid to increase utilization of the Batangas Port,” PPA General Manager Juan C ...
8 arrested in Batangas 'shabu tiangge' raid
Eight suspected drug dealers were arrested in a police raid in Batangas province on Thursday afternoon.
Palace offers perks to Batangas port users
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang has cut charges at the Batangas port by 90% as an incentive for importers using the facility instead of the Manila ports. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) said direct callers would only be charged $0.008 per gross revenue ton (GRT) per day, instead of ...
Palace cuts Batangas port fees to decongest Manila
MANILA, Philippines--Malacaang has approved a measure granting discounts on port charges to cargo ships using the Batangas Port to encourage them to use other ports in Luzon aside from the ones in Manila.   "The President already signed an executive order granting 90 percent discounts to berthing charges to all shipping lines docking in Batangas," Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) General Manager ...
Mt. Tibig (563+) in Lobo, Batangas
MT. TIBIG Lobo, Batangas  Jump-off point: Hulong Banalo, Lobo LLA: 14.0408 N 120.8011 E 563 MASL Days required / Hours to summit: 1 day / 1.5-2.5 hours Specs: Minor climb, Difficulty 2/9, Trail class 1-3 Features: Scenic views of Verde Island Passage and Southern Batangas Itinerary created: August 15, 2014 Last updated: August 15, 2014 BACKGROUND Lying in the slopes of Mt. Banoi rises Mt. Tibig ...
Gov’t entices shippers to Batangas port
Malacaang has approved financial incentives to lure shippers to the underutilized Batangas Port in a bid to decongest Manila's seaports, which serve as the primary gateway to the capital district and nearby areas.   The Philippine Ports Authority said in a statement over the weekend that the Office of The President approved a reduction in port charges and other vessel-handling fees at the ...
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Sports Headlines

Football: Mackay blasts 'misleading reports' over 'regrettable' texts
Malky Mackay is "very concerned about seriously inaccurate and misleading reports" in the British media, and will co-operate with any Football Association investigation, a statement issued on his behalf said Thursday. The statement said text messages sent during Mackay's time as Cardiff manager were regrettable, although it tried to explain his conduct by saying they were merely part of ...
Over 30 football clubs to vie in PFF championships
MANILA – Over 30 football clubs from all over the country will compete in the PFF-Smart National Club Championship which kicks off on Friday in Mindanao.
New Indian football league all set to take shape
NEW DELHI (AP) — Retired batting great Sachin Tendulkar will lead a clutch of former cricketers and movie stars in promoting the start of the Indian football league.
Sky Sports News ticker claims the LA Galaxy beat the Colorado Rockies in some kind of abomination of sports
According to the Sky Sports News ticker, it finally happened. True interleague play between Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer has begun and the LA Galaxy beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3. It's unclear what unholy combination of kicking and batting was used in this contest, but there is no turning back now.
Busy football weekend
THERE will be two simultaneous football events this weekend in two locations. The 10th San Roque Football Festival at the San Roque football pitch kicks off simultaneously with the 3rd Alcoy Siloy Football Tournament at the Alcoy Parish grounds in Alcoy.
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