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The Old Batangas Practice of Using Poison to Stun Fish in the Pansipit River

[Batangas Culture] Back in the late 1940s, it was the practice of some people to catch fish from the Pansipit River 1 using a mild poison ...

Batangas History 11 Dec, 2021

[CULTURE] A Tale of Two Tamales: Ibaan and Lipa

At the public market of the city of Lipa in Batangas, ask to be shown where you can buy tamales and you will likely be directed to a seller ...

Batangas History 25 Nov, 2021

5 Things Batangas Is Known For

Batangas is one of the Republic of the Philippines’ 81 provinces. It is situated at the southern part of the country’s largest island of Lu...

Batangas History 15 Aug, 2021

Complete List of Barangays in Batangas Province

Below is a complete list of all barangays or barrios of the Province of Batangas’ four cities and thirty municipalities. The city of Batang...

Batangas History 15 Aug, 2021

2020 Population Data for Batangas' Cities and Towns

Because the Philippine Statistics Authority has now released the results of the 2020 Philippine Census 1 , Batangas History, Culture and Fol...

Batangas History 21 Jul, 2021

Revisiting the Forgotten WWII Airstrip in Malvar, Batangas

In his 1951 book 1 on the US Army Air Force’s exploits at the outbreak of World War II in the western Pacific, author Walter D. Edmonds not...

Batangas History 8 Jun, 2021

Jorge Espina: the Hero who Embodied Batangueño Resistance to Japanese Occupation in WWII

In the numerous documents submitted by various guerrilla outfits to the United States Army in their bids to gain official recognition during...

Batangas History 19 Apr, 2021

Basilio Fernando, after whom an Air Force Base was named in Lipa, Batangas

About Basilio Fernando, after whom Fernando Air Base – home of the Air Education, Training and Doctrine Command of the Philippine Air Force ...

Batangas History 17 Apr, 2021

The Daring Guerrilla Radio Detachment that Operated in Batangas in WWII

In November 1944, a small detachment was despatched by guerrilla leader Major Bernard L. Anderson to set up an intelligence network and oper...

Batangas History 22 Feb, 2021

The Case of Batangueño Guerrillas' Attempt to Bribe a US Army Investigating Officer

Even before the surrender of the Japanese Imperial Army to the Allied Forces in the Philippines in September of 1945, guerrilla organization...

Batangas History 6 Feb, 2021

The Case of Four US GIs Stranded in Malvar, Batangas Behind Japanese Lines in WWII

Early in 1942, after forces of the Japanese Imperial Army had occupied the Philippine Islands in their quest to set up the bogus East Asia C...

Batangas History 6 Jan, 2021