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Residents near Taal told to take precautions vs volcanic smog
by Marlon Luistro - June 28, 2021 - 9:48am
Vog is a type of pollution caused by volcanoes and consists of droplets containing volcanic gas such as sulfur dioxide.
Algal bloom caused greenish water in Taal Lake, DENR says
by Marlon Luistro - June 10, 2021 - 11:01am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Calabarzon identified on Wednesday a natural phenomenon called algal bloom as the reason behind the greenish color of water that was observed in the Taal...
COVID-19 modular facility opens in Batangas City
by Marlon Luistro - May 1, 2021 - 4:41pm
A newly-buillt COVID-19 modular isolation facility was formally opened at the Batangas Medical Center here on Friday morning.
4-year-old among 61 new COVID-19 cases in Lipa City
by Marlon Luistro - April 24, 2021 - 6:00pm
The City Health Office logged 61 new cases of the coronavirus disease Friday, bringing the total number to 3461, with 762 active cases.
Batangas dive town Mabini on lockdown against COVID-19
by Marlon Luistro - April 1, 2021 - 11:53am
The local government said the surge of cases in the 'NCR Plus' bubble — Metro Manila, and the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal — "that may overspill into the municipality" is alarming.
Lipa bishop, priests contract COVID-19, ask for prayers
by Marlon Luistro - March 21, 2021 - 12:17pm
Garcera also asked all priests in the Archdiocese of Lipa to offer their Masses, Holy Hours and recitation of the rosary for their "immediate recovery and end to this pandemic."
175 volcanic quakes in Taal Volcano in past 24 hours — Phivolcs
by Marlon Luistro - March 20, 2021 - 10:48am
A total of 175 volcanic quakes were recorded at the Taal Volcano in the past 24 hours, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said Saturday.
Mastermind in Valenzuela payroll robbery-slay killed in Batangas shootout
by Marlon Luistro - March 19, 2021 - 12:42pm
The principal suspect in the robbery and murder of a company messenger in Valenzuela City was killed in an encounter with police authorities in Barangay San Francisco here on Wednesday evening.
Alert Level 2 still up in Taal Volcano; 164 quakes recorded in 24 hours
by Marlon Luistro - March 18, 2021 - 10:45am
Taal Volcano remains in Alert Level 2 as the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and  Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded 164 volcanic quakes in the last 24 hours.
Lipa City hospital at full capacity for COVID-19 patients
by Marlon Luistro - March 17, 2021 - 6:47pm
Outpatient and emergency rooms, meanwhile, will remain open for initial management of COVID and non-COVID patients.
Fine of P5,000 to be imposed for not wearing face masks in Batangas City
by Marlon Luistro - March 16, 2021 - 2:43pm
In an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus disease, the Batangas City government will strictly impose fine penalty of P5,000 for those who will not wear or improperly wear face masks beginning Tuesday.
Lipa City has no new reported COVID-19 cases for 12 days
by Marlon Luistro - June 12, 2020 - 5:09pm
This city has gone 12 consecutive days without reporting a new COVID-19 infection.
2 Batangas barangays under hard lockdown for COVID-19
by Marlon Luistro - May 23, 2020 - 1:20pm
Mayor Beverly Dimacuha has issued on Friday Executive Order 25, placing Barangays Cuta and Malitam under a 48-hour hard lockdown, following a sudden spike of COVID-19 cases these past days.
80-year-old man is Lipa's 9th recovered COVID-19 patient
by Marlon Luistro - May 2, 2020 - 11:55am
An 80-year-old man from Plantacion Meridienne in Barangay Sampaguita here has recovered from the novel coronavirus disease, Mayor Eric Africa said.
Nearly 2M Filipino tourist workers affected by COVID-pandemic — ILO report
by Marlon Luistro - April 28, 2020 - 12:27pm
Nearly two million Filipino workers in the tourism sector 15.3 million tourist workers in Asia Pacific to be hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, says a United Nations agency's arm for the said geographic region.
Three more COVID-19 cases in Lipa City
by Marlon Luistro - April 26, 2020 - 11:03am
This brings the total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city to 24, the most in Batangas.
Can Batangas modify areas into general community quarantine? Vice governor asks
by Marlon Luistro - April 25, 2020 - 10:20am
Batangas Vice Gov. Mark Leviste is seeking Presidential Communications Operations Office Chief Martin Andanar and Undersecretary Rocky Ignacio to clarify whether the provincial government can modify the declaration...
Taal water quality ideal for aquaculture — BFAR
by Marlon Luistro - April 22, 2020 - 6:03pm
Taal Lake's water quality remains within normal levels, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources–Region 4A said Tuesday.
2 SAP beneficiaries, 3 others nabbed for illegal gambling in Batangas
by Marlon Luistro - April 21, 2020 - 11:22am
Five people, including two beneficiaries of the government’s Social Amelioration Program, have been arrested by authorities for illegal gambling activities in Barangay Luntal in Tuy, Batangas on Monday evening,...
Mom of Lipa City baby who died of COVID-19 tests positive
by Marlon Luistro - April 19, 2020 - 3:06pm
The baby boy's father and relatives, meanwhile, tested negative for the virus. No further details were provided on the status of the latest COVID-19 patient.
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