Rappler's latest stories on Batangas
LT Group plans to bid for Central Azucarera Don Pedro Incorporated. A couple of energy projects are also in the pipeline for the conglomerate.
Car carrier M/V Diamond Highway catches fire near Recto Bank (Reed Bank). Its 25 crew members abandoned ship and are rescued by bulk carrier on its way to Thailand.
The widow of the former vice mayor of Santo Tomas, Batangas is murdered, and her daughter-in-law and sister-in-law are the suspects. But here's the twist, the victim herself was the suspect in the killing of her husband.
Before he died in a PNP SAF training course, Manny Jose Baldonado actively shared photos of him training for his dream to become a commando
(UPDATED) The DENR says the fish kill is not expected to affect supply and prices of tilapia, but the public is advised to continue to check their fish purchases for freshness
Police arrest the suspect in Victoria town, Oriental Mindoro
Santos' opponent, the incumbent Lipa City mayor, alleges that widespread fraud happened in the recent elections
Nacionalistas win 5 of 6 congressional districts in Batangas
Batangas police arrest 3 for illegal possession of firearms and 3 others for violating liquor ban
(UPDATED) Here's where and how the senatorial candidates are spending their last days on the campaign trail
Reelectionist Senator Grace Poe says Batangas 6th district Representative Vilma Santos Recto has always been her 'partner'
'Daig pa ang penitensiya,' says an old lady as she leaves the venue of a campaign rally that lasted 7 hours
The race also aims to prepare the athletes who seek to compete in the first-ever obstacle race event in the 2019 SEA Games
If elected, Diokno says he will give an equal fighting chance to those who do not have enough means to seek office due to lack of funds
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto says the government should review its policies on sand and gravel quarrying
'Nakakalungkot lang na ang dali lang para sa administrasyon na labagin ang karapatan ng mga nasa minorya, pero hirap kalabanin ang Tsina. Kanino ba nagsisilbi ang gobyerno?' asks Pipay Sevilla of Millennials PH
The M/V Emerald leaves past 7 am on April 5, heading to the Batangas pier where it will be docked for a few days
Senator Risa Hontiveros files a resolution calling for a probe into the presence of Chinese vessels 'to protect Philippine interests, sovereignty, and land and marine resources'
Town Mayor Gaudioso R. Manalo asks the Philippine Coast Guard to order a vessel of Seagate Engineering and Buildsystems to leave Lobo River alone
Tourism officials in Batangas attribute the increase in tourist arrivals to 'faith tourism'
Initial reports revealed that a house used as a manufacturing site for blasting caps and detonators exploded in the municipality of Santo Tomas
San Pascual town Mayor Roanna Conti and Vice Mayor Antonio Dimayuga are running against each other in the mayoral race
Diving in waters around Caban Island for the Greenpeace #BreakFreeFromPlastic campaign, Noel Guevara captures a photo of a crab trapped in a single-use plastic cup
Sean Manganti overcomes a cold 1st half to emerge as Che'lu's topscorer
Sean Manganti and the Che’lu Revellers spoil new Letran coach Bonnie Tan's debut
In Batangas, natural gas plant projects are powering up businesses, helping build infrastructure, and supporting communities
Suspected robbers fire at police manning a Comelec checkpoint, prompting a chase and gunfight
‘Never in our history have we seen this kind of killing,’ says Otso Diretso candidate Chel Diokno, who also has a petition before the Supreme Court seeking to declare the bloody campaign against illegal drugs unconstitutional
(UPDATED) Chel Diokno's recent debate performances help bring awareness to his campaign, at least on social media, but he still has a long way to go
Mark Nonoy lives up to the hype for the Tigers as he forms a one-two combo with Beninese forward Soulemane Chabi-Yo
(UPDATED) RHI Group still believes that the consolidation of the sugar mills will improve the efficiency of operations in Batangas
South Cotabato's Grace Signacio and Rhyniyll Yvis Endaya, along with Koronadal City's Romee Jonathan Rioja and Justin Matthew Basadre rule the archery tournament
Phoenix Petroleum says it is putting up an initial investment of P250 million for an liquefied natural gas hub in Batangas
Ipat Luna of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources wants livestock farms to develop wastewater treatment facilities
Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu calls on Congress to immediately pass the proposed P3.757-trillion budget for 2019
The victim, Marlon Luancing, is the incumbent barangay chairman of Barangay Antipolo del Sur
Two senior high school students of De La Salle-Lipa were among the fatalities in the early morning mishap
Batangueño consumers launch the Power Watch Movement, seeking a congressional investigation into the alleged mismanagement of the Batangas Electric Cooperative
The bridge along Diokno Highway is seen to cut travel time from Tagaytay City to Lemery, Batangas, by 30 to 45 minutes
Residents of Barangay of Calamias in Lipa City, Batangas, appeal to higher authorities to look into the continued operations of RY Saligvera Builders Construction and Supply Company
Over 600 kilograms of slaughtered dogs were seized from a van in Lemery, Batangas
Outgoing Lipa Mayor Meynard Sabili, who is eyeing the city's lone congressional seat, will now run as an independent
Reelectionist Batangas Governor Hermilando Mandanas remains unopposed so far, and at least 3 congressional representatives are running for reelection
Vince Tenchavez: 'To Charlie's dive buddies who witnessed him do this but did nothing to stop him, shame on you as well. You all should know better.'
The newly formed local party One Batangas also seals an alliance with the Nacionalista Party of the Villars
On its 20th season, the Aboitiz Cup football tournament in the Visayas branches out to Luzon
The Ombudsman says Nasugbu Mayor Antonio Barcelon has been local chief executive for a total of 11 years yet 'he failed to facilitate the closure of the open dumpsite'
The Luzon Federation of Sugarcane Growers Association fears that Universal Robina Corporation's acquisition of Central Azucarera Don Pedro will 'remove entirely any semblance of competition in the sugar milling market of Batangas'