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[Culture] The Amusing Batangueño Penchant for Swearing

In this mall car accessories shop in Lipa, as customers went around examining the items on the shelves, one of the salespersons tripped and ...

Batangas History 24 Oct, 2022

Excerpts from the Bill of Particulars vs Tomoyuki Yamashita Pertaining to Batangas

Tomoyuki Yamashita, commander of all Japanese forces in the Philippines in 1945, surrendered to United States forces in 1945 and was placed ...

Batangas History 18 Jul, 2022

Communications between Apolinario Mabini, Luciano San Miguel and William Howard Taft

This page contains a series of communications extracted from the 1903 Report of the Philippine Commission 1 between Batangas’ revolutionary...

Batangas History 27 Jun, 2022

The Cities of the Province of Batangas

Batangas is one of eighty-one (81) provinces of the Republic of the Philippines. It is located at the southern end of the large island of L...

Batangas History 20 Jun, 2022

Particulars of the First Provincial High School in Batangas Province

As early as the year 1900, a time when, in fact, the Philippine-American War was still raging, the American colonial government had already ...

Batangas History 11 Jun, 2022

Why Passenger Train Service in Batangas was Discontinued in 1940 and 1941

Passenger train service has been in existence in the Philippines way back to the Spanish Colonial era. However, when the Americans took ove...

Batangas History 4 Jun, 2022

The Barely Documented 1885 Taal Volcano Eruption

There is an eruption of Taal Volcano in Batangas that is scantily — if at all — documented. This is the one of 1885, an event that was not ...

Batangas History 1 Jun, 2022

A Historical Record of English and Tagalog Names for Common Philippine Fishes

From a 1948 publication of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service 1 , we obtain this fairly comprehensive list of both English and Taga...

Batangas History 30 May, 2022