Lipa

  • “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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