Batangas

Batangas or Bataŋgas, is a province in the Philippines located in the CALABARZON region in the island of Luzon. Its capital is the city of Batangas and is bordered by the provinces of Cavite and Laguna to the north and Quezon to the east. Across the Verde Island Passages to the south is the island of Mindoro and to the west lies the South China Sea. Poetically, Batangas is often referred to by its ancient name Kumintáng.

Batangas is one of the most popular tourist destinations near Metro Manila. It is home to the well-known Taal Volcano, one of the Decade Volcanoes, and Taal Heritage town, a small picturesque town that has ancestral houses and structures dating back to the 19th century. The province also has several beaches and diving spots including Anilao in Mabini, Sombrero Island in Tingloy, Ligpo Island in Bauan, Matabungkay in Lian, Punta Fuego in Nasugbu, Calatagan and Laiya in San Juan.

Batangas City has the second largest international seaport in the Philippines after Metro Manila. The identification of the city as an industrial growth center in the region and being the focal point of the CALABARZON program resulted to the increasing number of business establishments in the city's Central Business District (CBD) as well as numerous industries operating at the province's industrial parks.

Latest News for: Batangas power

Edit

First Gen seeks bids for LNG supply

The Philippine Star 20 Feb 2024
Lopez-owned First Gen Corp. is seeking bids for the supply of liquefied natural gas for its existing gas-fired power plants in the First Gen Clean Energy Complex in Batangas .......

Most Viewed

President Joe Biden speaks at the House Democrats Annual Issues Conference, Thursday, February 8, 2024, at Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia.
White House / Adam Schultz

Blame Joe Biden for President Trump come November

Al Jazeera | 29 Feb 2024
In this photo released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, Two soldiers of the Russian military engineering units walk after eliminating the mine danger in the city of Avdiivka, eastern Ukraine. Russian forces have taken complete control of the Ukrainian city of Avdiivka.
AP / Russian Defense Ministry Press Serv

Kremlin warns against NATO ground intervention in Ukraine

Hawaii Tribune-Herald | 28 Feb 2024
EP Plenary session - Joint Debate - European Security and Defence
© European Union 2024 - Source : EP / ©

Ursula von der Leyen warns EU states

The Daily Mail | 28 Feb 2024
×