Talisay Batangas - updates

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In Talisay, desperate residents beg on the street for money, water

Jan 31, 2020 - 5:59 PM

Talisay Mayor Gerry Natanauan says the municipal government cannot just stop the people from begging, as it is an 'opportunity' calamity victims tend to resort to

IN NEED OF HELP. Leoncio Seña, 62, begs on the streets of Barangay San Guillermo in Talisay, Batangas in the wake of the Taal Volcano eruption. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Phivolcs 'respects' Talisay vice mayor's feelings, but 'firm' in science

Jan 21, 2020 - 11:35 AM

'We understand their plight, so we are working doubly hard so we can give them the best information,' says Phivolcs official Maria Antonia Bornas on Tuesday, January 21

Taal Volcano on January 20, 2020. Screenshot from Rappler video

Talisay vice mayor encourages residents to return home despite lockdown

Jan 20, 2020 - 8:56 PM

Vice Mayor Charlie Natanauan says residents should return home so they can start clearing up and go back to their normal lives, despite warnings from other authorities that he may be held liable under the law

GOING HOME. Vice Mayor Charlie Natanauan urges Talisay residents to come home and clean up, despite government warnings to stay away from Taal's danger zone. Image from Charlie Natanauan's FB page.

5 Batangas towns now under total lockdown due to Taal eruption

Jan 15, 2020 - 8:12 PM

Authorities impose the lockdown to keep people away from danger, says Batangas police provincial director Edwin Quilates

LOCKDOWN. Members of the Armed Forces aid in evacuating residents of Laurel, Batangas on January 13, 2020 as Taal Volcano continues to spew ash and steam. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Batangas approves lockdown of Talisay after Taal eruption

Jan 14, 2020 - 6:02 PM

The Talisay town mayor requests a lockdown after residents disregarded warnings not to return to their homes

BRIEFING. Members of the Regional IMT meeting Fernando Air Base to prepare deployment to different areas needing help. Photo by Tina Ganzon-Ozaeta

Batangas town mayor sued by own brother at Ombudsman

Sep 11, 2019 - 6:14 PM

Talisay Vice Mayor Charlie Natanauan files grave misconduct and gross neglect complaints against his brother, Talisay Mayor Gerry Natanauan

LOCAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE. Talisay Mayor Gerry Natanauan addresses his constituents in this file photo. Photo from the Facebook page of Mayor Gerry De Castro Natanauan

Suspended councilor arrested in Batangas for unregistered firearm

Mar 17, 2018 - 3:59 PM

Police recover an unlicensed shotgun from the home of suspended Talisay Councilor Florencio Pesigan

ARRESTED. A suspended councilor in Talisay, Batangas is arrested for illegal possession of firearms.