Batad - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Batad


Flash floods from Typhoon Ursula sweep away family in Iloilo

Dec 26, 2019 - 8:05 PM

Roel De Asis, along with 3 of his children, his nephew, and niece, are found dead after being swept away by a current from flash floods. De Asis' other child is reportedly still missing.

Demystifying the age of the Ifugao Rice Terraces to decolonize history

Apr 14, 2019 - 10:00 AM

The way mainstream Filipino consciousness imagines the Ifugao in connection with the age of the terraces needs to change

IFUGAO RICE TERRACES. The Ifugao Rice Terraces are the products of a very rich and complex Ifugao culture that resisted the Spanish conquest for more than 200 years. All photos courtesy of the Ifugao Archaeological Project

Israeli tourist falls off Banaue Rice Terraces

Feb 28, 2019 - 8:00 AM

Engineer Yossef Salomon, 57, is confined at the Veteran’s Hospital in Nueva Vizcaya, some 50 kilometers away from Batad in Banaue, Ifugao

BANAUE Rice Terraces. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Visiting the Ifugao rice terraces? A few things to reflect on

Mar 13, 2017 - 7:50 PM

Here are beautiful sights and beautiful people whose stories are worth sharing

Livelihood scheme teaches Yolanda survivors better financial management

Jul 10, 2016 - 1:04 PM

Community Managed Savings and Credit Association or COMSCA is a community managed initiative where groups in the community mobilize and manage their own savings and provide loans to members

NORMALCY. Typhoon Yolanda survivors in Estancia, Iloilo attend a program on financial management. Photo by Ted Aldwin Ong/ Rappler

Add these 4 stunning destinations to your PH travel bucket list

Sep 20, 2015 - 6:36 PM

It takes a while to get to these destinations but the journey is worth it for these beautiful views and unhampered peace and quiet

TIME TO VISIT. Which one of these locations will be your next travel adventure? Photo by Joshua Berida

Chinese aid to Typhoon Yolanda survivors continues

Jan 27, 2014 - 3:12 PM

Despite geopolitical tensions with the Philippines China continues to give assistance to Typhoon Yolanda survivors through Kaisa Para sa Kaunlaran

CONTINUING AID. China continues to provide aid for survivors through the filipino-chinese community. Graphic by RAPPLER

DOH: Air pollution in Iloilo oil spill site at critical level

Nov 27, 2013 - 8:00 AM

The health secretary calls for the urgent relocation of more than 1 000 families from Barangay Botongon in Estancia town

OIL AND WATER. The shoreline of Estancia is covered in oil. All photos by Jonathan Jurilla

She wanted to clean up Batad but...

Jun 22, 2013 - 2:19 PM

Bianca Silva had an audacious clean up plan but community coordination she discovers is a challenge

RECYCLING BOTTLES. Batad residents help out creating tables out of recycled gin bottles. Photo from Bianca Silva

Traveling around Philippines on a shoestring budget

Mar 11, 2012 - 11:09 AM

If you are looking for travel ideas in the Philippines search no further

640 El Nido courtesy of Anton Diaz.