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Wednesday 3rd September 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)

Batangas Weather


Current Weather in Batangas
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Binay daughter: Hindi naman kami poor
MANILA - Makati 2nd District Rep. Abigail Binay-Campos confirmed Monday that her family used to own a piggery farm in Batangas but denied that the property was on 200 hectares of land.
Chinese devotees celebrate festival of ‘Ma-Tzu’
The celebration started early in the morning with a procession from Taal, Batangas, where pilgrims traveled to La Union carrying the six-inch image of the Virgin which most Chinese believe is the reincarnation of their “sea goddess” (Ma-Tzu).
Farmers want to raise prices after 'Glenda'
BATANGAS - Party-list group A (AGAP) is asking government to extend assistance to farmers by allowing them to sell their goods at a higher market price.
Batangas church celebrates anniversary of Lipa apparitions on Sept. 12
The Archdiocese of Lipa will celebrate the anniversary of the 1948 Lipa Apparitions on Sept. 12 with a National Day of Prayer. Theme is “Mary in the Laity Proclaiming the Gospel.” This will be the 11th year that the archdiocese is holding this National Day of Prayer which was supported by then President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo with a presidential proclamation. Pilgrims are expected from Cebu and ...
8 arrested in Batangas 'shabu tiangge' raid
Eight suspected drug dealers were arrested in a police raid in Batangas province on Thursday afternoon.
Palace cuts Batangas port fees to decongest Manila
Malacañang 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.
Gov’t entices shippers to Batangas port
Malacañang 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.

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