Batangas

  • “Lipa gives me a sense of home because I have a lot of acquaintances and childhood friends here,” National Artist for Literature Dr. Bienvenido Lumbera speaks about his hometown with fondness. Born in Lipa, Batangas, he recalls that life in his hometown then was simple, and he spent much of his time playing with the […]

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  • Datu Dumangsil, one of the ten Bornean Datus who came to the Philippines, settled along Taal Lake near Mount Maculot up to the Tabgakin area. It was from the descendants of Datu Damangsil group that the Katigbak clan traces its ancestry. The Katigbak forefathers were then referred to as “ang mga kapatagan ng Tagbakin” (from […]

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  • Kristine Reyes Alzar dreamed of seeing the world as a child, and winning the Bb. Pilipinas-International and Ms. Tourism International titles in 2002 helped her fulfill this dream. My City, My SM honorees in Batangas Atty. Antonio Pastor and Kristine Alzar (first and fourth from right) with Batangas Vice- Governor Mark Leviste,  SM City Batangas […]

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  • Atty. Antonio A. Pastor a prominent Citizen, has this to say gI like Batangas City becauseof its being gifted with a lot of things that matter – it has the charm of an old town, its shoreline is among the deepest, safest, and most beautiful harbor ting big businesses such as Caltex, Shell, Petrochemical and […]

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