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[Culture] Banana Cue and Turon as They Used to be Called in Batangas

Banana-cue is one of the Filipinos’ most understated culinary inventions and, to the present day, a ubiquitous street food. It is easy to ...

Batangas History 15 Feb, 2024

Extinct Volcanic Hills in Batangas Province

The Province of Batangas is part of the so-called Macolod Volcanic Corridor 1 , a 40-kilometer wide system of volcanism extending from Bat...

Batangas History 3 Feb, 2024

1898 Miguel Malvar's Letter to Emilio Aguinaldo on Collections from Rosario, Batangas

At the National Library of the Philippines Digital Collections are the scanned pages of a rare letter 1 handwritten by General Miguel Mal...

Batangas History 25 Jan, 2024

Balayan, Batangas: Historical Data Part 3

PART III PART I | PART II | PART III [p. 15] Riddles 1. I come from the sea. On cloudy days, I ascend heaven. When I wish to ...

Batangas History 14 Jan, 2024

Balayan, Batangas: Historical Data Part 2

PART II PART I | PART II | PART III [p. 8] 1. Ang palanganga, hindi nakikilala sa labi. Whether or not one chews buyo (betel) c...

Batangas History 14 Jan, 2024

The Little Known Invasion of Verde Island in February 1945

As has been already extensively discussed in other articles in this web site, by the 31 st of January 1945, forces of the United States Ei...

Batangas History 3 Jan, 2024

Antique Map Chronicles 18th Century Eruptions of Taal Volcano

At Google Arts & Culture 1 , there is a feature story on an antique map that chronicles the series of eruptions of Taal Volcano in the ...

Batangas History 26 Dec, 2023

[PHOTOS] Lipa and Batangas Airfields after 1944 US Raids in World War II

There were two airfields built and operated by the United States Army in the province of Batangas prior to the outbreak of World War II in ...

Batangas History 21 Dec, 2023