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LUISTRO TO DOH: STOP HFMD OUTBREAK IN BATANGAS

Batangas 2nd District Representative Gerville Luistro asked the Department of Health (DOH) for help in containing the outbreak of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) among schoolchildren in several barangays in San Pascual, Batangas. “Kami ay nanawagan kay Department of Health OIC Secretary Ma. Rosario Vergeire na bigyang pansin ang outbreak na ito. Alamin sana […]

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Government

DENR TO RESOLVE LAND ISSUES IN BATANGAS

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Land Management Bureau (DENR-LMB), together with the DENR-CALABARZON, assured that measures are in place to settle land-related issues in Mabini town, Batangas province. LMB Director Emelyne Talabis and DENR-CALABARZON Regional Executive Director Nilo Tamoria made the assurance during the recent deliberations of the House of Representatives on the DENR’s […]

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ISKO MORENO GETS ATE VI’S SUPPORT

Batangas Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto reiterated her support for Aksyon Demokratiko standard-bearer and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, saying his “buhay at kabuhayan” (life and livelihood) platform of government will create jobs and fast-track the country’s economic recovery negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement posted on Moreno’s Facebook page, the “Star for all Seasons” […]

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RECTO BACKS ISKO’S PALACE BID, CITES TRACK RECORD

With a clear vision and a sterling track record to back it up, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Friday reiterated that Aksyon Demokratiko presidential candidate and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno is the best candidate for the presidency. Recto—who heads One Batangas – the dominant local party of vote-rich Batangas—said that during the COVID-19 […]

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SMC PLAN TO BUILD BATANGAS SPORTS CENTER LAUDED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Tuesday lauded San Miguel Corporation for its commitment to build a P50 million sports center in Balayan, Batangas, for the development of homegrown athletes. “We welcome SMC’s commitment to sports development and thank Mr. Ramon Ang for his generosity. This planned sports center is sure to jumpstart […]

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SMC TO BUILD P50M SPORTS CENTER IN BATANGAS

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) will build a P50-million sports center in Balayan, Batangas as part of its commitment to help develop homegrown athletes who can compete in local and international sports competitions, as well as promote health and wellness in the town and throughout the province of Batangas. This was announced recently by SMC President […]

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Government

120 DIVERS JOIN ANILAO UNDERWATER PHOTO SHOOT

Amateur and professional underwater photographers, divers, and marine enthusiasts once again masterfully captured the beauty of Anilao in the entries to the 7th Anilao Underwater Shootout (AUS), recently mounted by the Department of Tourism (DOT). Dubbed as the “World Cup of Underwater Photo Competitions,” the four-day event highlighted the town’s teeming marine biodiversity, including its […]

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Government

DA GIVES P231M AID TO BATANGAS FARMERS, FISHERFOLK

The Department of Agriculture (DA) distributed more than P231 million worth of seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, tools, machinery, and other interventions to farmers, fisherfolk, and organizations in Batangas who were affected by the eruption of the Taal Volcano. The volcanic eruption mainly affected the provinces of Batangas, Cavite, and Laguna wherein 12,438 hectares of CALABARZON’s agricultural […]

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Government

DOT: ANILAO UNDERWATER SHOOTOUT BACK ON DECEMBER

The country’s world-famous marine life will once again take the spotlight during the Anilao Underwater Shootout (AUS), slated in Anilao, Batangas, on December 1- 5.     This was announced by Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat during the Sixth Philippine Deep Blue episode organized by DOT and Dive Philippines, showcasing the country’s readiness to welcome back dive tourists […]

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Government

22 ANILAO DIVERS PASS DOT DIVERS GUIDE TRAINING

To advance their careers in the dive industry, 22 freelance community guides from Mabini and Calatagan in Batangas recently completed the Anilao Dive Guide Training and Certification Program initiated by the Department of Tourism (DOT).   The four-day activity, held from September 28 to October 1, was spearheaded by the Office of Product and Market Development (OPMD) […]