• Believing that education is a key to a bright future, financial assistance for tuition fees and books is given to poor but deserving college students in public and private schools and those enrolled in vocational or technical courses at Technical Education and Skills Development Authority. Transportation allowances are given as incentives to students who graduated valedictorian and salutatorian in elementary.

  • Batangas City is now the leading LGUs in the country that implements this program which continues to help the poor to have access to free hospitalization. From an initial funding of P3million when the program was launched in 2004, the budget allocation grew to P60 million in 2009 with the card holders numbering 3,521 to date.

  • Beach lovers and scuba divers can go to the coastal barangays of Isla Verde, identified as part of the "center of the center of marine biodiversity" to enjoy the rich and colorful beauty of the sea. One can also try hiking in the scenic Mt. Banoy and experience the panoramic view at the top. To the lovers of culture, they can visit the state-of-the-art Museo Puntong Batangan and get glimpse of the history and culture of the Batangueños.

  • Proud of Batangas City's cultural heritage and committed to its preservation and enrichment, the city government spearheads various cultural activities that highlight every community celebration.

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BATANGAS CITY, muling pumasa sa Seal of Good Local Governance

Sa ikalawang magkasunod na taon, muling ginawaran ang Batangas City ng Seal of Good Local Governance for 2017 (SGLG) ng Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).
 

 

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November 21, 2017

November is the Month of the Child by virtue of Republic Act No. 10661 signed by President Benigno Aquino in May 2015. This year’s theme is “Bata Iligtas sa Droga.” Let us always remember and respect the rights of a child to life, to education, good health, freedom of religion, freedom of expression, freedom of association, right to have an adequate standard of living, to be protected from abuse or exploitation and to have privacy.

 

 

 

 

November 21, 2017

Arnel Mendegoria, 38 years old from C. Tirona, Batangas City, won the Championship in the Mayor Beverley Rose A. Dimacuha Cup 2101 10-Ball Billiard Challenge held last November 18 at the Batangas City Sports Center. He received P 7,000 cash and trophy. Some 50 billiard enthusiasts in the city joined the said competition, with John Clarence Pitogo, 11, as the youngest player and Raymundo Adato, 52, as the oldest

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November 20, 2017

Department of Public Works and Highways(DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar poses with Congressman Marvey Marino, Mayor Beverley Dimacuha and Barangay Captain Julie LIzada in his visit to Batangas City to to be updated on one of his department's biggest projects here-the STAR Tollway-Pinamucan Bypass road, with an initial budget of P150 million and is expected to greatly reduce traffic congestion in the city. He is shown here in Barangay Tingga Itaas which is the barangay where the said project will start. Villar said that the project was good and that he would see if they could provide additional funding for this. . He is also happy that the city government is helping the DPWH in the acquisition of the right-of-way.

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The City Government of Batangas has the DILG Seal of Good Local Governance.

Mayor Beverley Dimacuha, Congressman Marvey Mariño and DILG City Director Amor San Gabriel received the award during the ceremonies on November 24 at the Manila Hotel.

Batangas City is the only city recipient of the Seal of Good Local Governance in the entire Province of Batangas.

Mabuhay Batangas City!