Nasugbu - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Nasugbu


Tourist shot dead in Batangas resort

Oct 23, 2019 - 4:45 PM

Taguig City resident Junnel Mar Alano was just relaxing at the beach when he was shot dead by a 'businessman' under the influence of drugs, say Nasugbu police

MUG SHOT. Dennis Esmeralda, suspect in the killing of Junnel Mar Alano in Nasugbu, Batangas, on October 22, 2019. Photo of the suspect courtesy of the Batangas Police Provincial Office

Book your next staycation in this Spanish style colonial revival house in Batangas

Oct 02, 2019 - 3:37 PM

Waiting for a sign to go on that long delayed staycation with your friends? This is it!

RHI Group to continue Nasugbu operations after antitrust body junks merger

Feb 15, 2019 - 2:51 PM

(UPDATED) RHI Group still believes that the consolidation of the sugar mills will improve the efficiency of operations in Batangas

SUGAR MILL. An aerial view of the Central Azucarera Don Pedro. Photo from the Roxas Holdings, Inc website

Ombudsman orders dismissal of Nasugbu mayor over dumpsite

Sep 13, 2018 - 2:24 PM

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'

DISMISSAL ORDER. The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal from the service of Nasugbu Mayor Antonio Jose Barcelon. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Sugar farmers oppose URC mill purchase in Nasugbu

Aug 29, 2018 - 3:30 PM

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'

SUGAR MILL. An aerial view of the Central Azucarera Don Pedro in Nasugbu, Batangas. Photo from the Roxas Holdings, Inc website

5 drug, robbery suspects killed in Batangas

Jul 25, 2018 - 1:38 PM

A Batangas provincial police report says the authorities were about to serve a search warrant when the suspects opened fire at them

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes off Batangas

Jul 03, 2018 - 1:25 PM

Phivolcs says no damage is expected from the earthquake on Tuesday, July 3, but there will be aftershocks

Local team formed to monitor waste-dumping in Nasugbu waters

Mar 27, 2018 - 10:35 PM

The team of local officials and fisherfolk is formed after residents of Barangay Natipuan raised concerns about the operations of a distiller

To friends, Jo Lapira was a tiny UP activist with big dreams

Nov 30, 2017 - 12:36 PM

The 22-year-old student from UP Manila is one of the 15 fatalities in a clash between government troops and suspected members of New People's Army in Nasugbu, Batangas

15 communist rebels killed in Batangas clashes

Nov 29, 2017 - 3:15 PM

It is 'the biggest number of casualties on the side of the rebels and is a big blow to the New People's Army,' says Calabarzon police director Chief Superintendent Mao Aplasca

NEW PEOPLE'S ARMY in training. Rappler file photo

5 dead as trailer truck crushes van in Nasugbu

Sep 20, 2017 - 4:55 PM

The retrieval operation takes 15 hours as rescuers had to use machines to lift the truck, which landed onto the van as they plunged into a ravine

CRASH. A trailer truck rams a van in Nasugbu, Batangas on September 19, 2017. All photos from Richard Gordon (@DickGordonDG) Twitter page

See the Sea: WWF initiates Reef Strokes to save PH seas

May 30, 2016 - 1:32 PM

6 legendary Filipino open water swimmers compete at Reef Strokes in Nasugbu

SAVE PH SEAS. World Wide Fund for Nature organizes Reef Strokes, featuring 6 legendary Filipino open-water swimmers, to protect the Verde Island Passage and preserve Philippine coral reefs. Photo by Alexx Esponga/Rappler

Affordable rainy day trips

Sep 12, 2013 - 2:37 PM

Who says traveling should be heavy on the pocket?

SURF’S UP! Liw-liwa in Zambales is one of the closest surf spots to the metro. It has accommodations for penny-pinching backpackers, too!

Pico de Loro: A piece of unspoiled paradise

Feb 18, 2013 - 4:47 PM

This special travel video reveals a gorgeous Batangas resort nestled between mountains and beaches

REST, RECREATION, NATURE. Pico de Loro in Nasugbu, Batangas can be your home, or just your home away from home. It's your choice.

Pico de Loro: Where ‘eco’ and ‘tourism’ meet

Dec 23, 2012 - 1:27 PM

Pico de Loro exemplifies environmental responsibility and sustainability setting the benchmark for hotels and eco tourism

TRUE BLUE. Hamilo Coast is not just about sustainability, energy conservation, alternative energy sources and proper waste management: it is also about making sure the water around it is 'alive' and clean. Photos by Laszlo Lim