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Rappler's latest stories on Tagaytay


Antonio's Tagaytay, Balay Dako can deliver to Metro Manila

Jul 11, 2020 - 12:05 PM

Ready-to-cook Filipino dishes, meats, and pasalubong items from the two Tagaytay dining spots are available for delivery daily

WATCH: Vendors clean People's Park in Tagaytay in hopes of quick reopening

Jan 20, 2020 - 12:52 PM

The vendors hope that Taal Volcano stops erupting so the park can be thoroughly cleaned with their help and be open to the public again

CLEAN-UP. Vendors help clean the People's Park in the Sky in Tagaytay City. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Tagaytay Sky Ranch still vulnerable to 'heavy ashfall' – NDRRMC

Jan 20, 2020 - 12:33 PM

Tagaytay Sky Ranch is safe from a possible base surge, but still vulnerable to heavy ashfall. The business still decides to open.

VULNERABLE. Taal Volcano eruption as seen from Sky Ranch, Tagaytay City. Photo by Zark Del Mundo

LOOK: Tagaytay Extreme Sports Complex covered in ash

Jan 13, 2020 - 11:30 AM

Thick blanket of ash covers the BMX cycling and skateboarding venues that hosted the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

PITCH BLACK. Black ash blankets the Tagaytay Extreme Sports Complex. Photo from Guillermo Iroy/Philippine Sports Commission

Hundreds stranded in Tagaytay hotels due to Taal Volcano eruption

Jan 13, 2020 - 10:42 AM

Wedding guests in a hotel were forced to sleep on the floor

WATCH: Couple helps motorists as Taal Volcano spews ash

Jan 12, 2020 - 9:57 PM

Despite the power outage in Tagaytay City which affected their water supply, the De Velas lend a helping hand

Fancy date idea: Fine dine like the French in Tagaytay

Apr 06, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Treat your other half to a romantic 5-course candelight dinner at Tagaytay care of Goût De France

DPWH reopens bridge connecting Tagaytay to Lemery, Batangas

Nov 13, 2018 - 7:30 PM

The bridge along Diokno Highway is seen to cut travel time from Tagaytay City to Lemery, Batangas, by 30 to 45 minutes

REOPENED. The DPWH inaugurates the reconstructed bridge along Diokno Highway in Calaca, Batangas. Photo from DPWH

Cavite-Tagaytay-Batangas Expressway up for NEDA panel approval

Jul 26, 2018 - 4:55 PM

If the proposed CTBEX is approved, the Department of Public Works and Highways says construction might start next year and be completed by 2022

PUBLIC WORKS. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar talks to reporters after the awarding of original proponent status to MPTC South for the Cavite-Tagaytay-Batangas Expressway. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

LOOK: Former Senate president Edgardo Angara’s last hours in Tagaytay

May 14, 2018 - 7:27 PM

(UPDATED) His son, Senator Juan Edgardo Angara shares with the media his father's last photos from the latter's house in Tagaytay, and an account of his last hours

Metro Pacific to slow down on new proposals until toll hikes resolved

Feb 26, 2018 - 5:00 PM

The tollways unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation says it has foregone roughly P7.5 billion in potential revenues since 2012 because of delayed toll adjustments

PENDING HIKE. The delays in toll hike have been hurting the pockets of operators, with a total foregone revenue of roughly P7.5 billion. Image from Wikimedia

Cavite-Tagaytay-Batangas Expressway project seen to move forward in February

Feb 11, 2018 - 7:45 PM

It would only take less than an hour for motorists from Manila to reach Tagaytay once the 49-kilometer Cavite-Tagaytay-Batangas Expressway (CTBEX) is built

PROPOSED TOLLWAY. The proposed project is a 47-kilometer tollway, with a two-by-two lane carriageway traversing mostly the rural areas of Silang, Tagaytay, Amadeo, Mendez, Alfonso and Magallanes, in Cavite; as well as Nasugbu in Batangas. Image from DPWH website

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, October 5, 2017

Oct 05, 2017 - 9:19 AM

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Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Planned expressway seen to cut Manila-Tagaytay travel time

Oct 04, 2017 - 8:40 PM

Construction of the proposed 49-kilometer Cavite-Tagaytay-Batangas Expressway (CTBEX) is expected to start by the 1st half of 2019

TAGAYTAY EXPRESSWAY. CTBEX is a 49-kilometer expressway that will connect Cavite and Batangas, with a spur road to Tagaytay City and ultimately terminating in Nasugbu, with another spur road to Tuy, Batangas. File image from MPCALA Holdings

Megaworld to spend P4.5 billion in 4 years for Twin Lakes in Tagaytay

Sep 21, 2017 - 8:05 PM

The money is earmarked for the development of residential villages and condominiums as well as a hotel in its 1,200-hectare Twin Lakes township

WATCH: How a barrio teacher made learning science easy

Sep 10, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Teacher Jennifer Rojo is one of the recipients of the 2017 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos award

SCIENCE MADE FUN. A Teacher in Tagaytay City makes learning science fun to students. Photo by Vee Salazar/Rappler

LOOK: Gilas Pilipinas begins Tagaytay training camp

Mar 14, 2017 - 5:33 PM

The 3 day camp is set just before the 2017 PBA Commissioner s Cup opens on Friday

DAY ONE. Gilas Pilipinas begins a 3-day training camp in Tagaytay. Photo from coach Chot Reyes' Twitter

Tagaytay air traffic radar fully operational after repair – CAAP

Mar 11, 2017 - 11:50 PM

The maintenance repair is necessary says CAAP as the radar will be integrated with satellite based communications and air traffic management systems that will be launched later this year

Photo of Tagaytay radar from Facebook page of Department of Transportation

LIST: Canceled flights due to extended radar maintenance work, March 11

Mar 10, 2017 - 7:31 PM

Affected Cebu Pacific and Cebgo passengers can rebook their flights or get full refund

LIST: Canceled flights due to radar maintenance in March

Feb 20, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Here s the full list of canceled PAL Cebu Pacific and Cebgo flights due to the Tagaytay radar maintenance from March 6 to 11

PAL cancels 100 flights in March due to radar maintenance

Feb 18, 2017 - 5:52 PM

The cancellation of flights comes after the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines ordered airlines to reduce flights in the first week of March due to a radar upgrade

CANCELLED FLIGHTS. The national carrier will cancel some flights in March 2017 following a directive of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines

Inside The Purple Owl, the most romantic date destination in Tagaytay

Sep 10, 2016 - 1:50 PM

The Purple Owl is a lovely out of town destination for your next date night movie night or even your wedding

MOVIE NIGHT. At Purple Owl at Tagaytay, people can hold events like movie nights, birthday parties, or even intimate weddings. Photo from Facebook/ThePurpleOwlTagaytay

IN PHOTOS: Eating our way through 3 Antonio's restaurants in Tagaytay

Aug 21, 2016 - 7:26 PM

Tagaytay road trip? Not sure which Antonio s restaurant to hit up? Here s a look at Breakfast at Antonio s Balay Dako and Lanai Lounge to help you decide

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Megaworld unit spending P10B for 5 hotels in Boracay, Batangas

Jun 30, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Four of these hotels are within a 150 hectare integrated tourism and leisure township in Boracay while the other one will be in a 1 200 hectare development near Tagaytay

TOURISM AND LEISURE. Megaworld’s GERI is the developer of Boracay Newcoast, a 150-hectare sustainably-designed integrated urban township. File photo by Rappler taken in 2015

WATCH: The Bonifacios take on our road trip challenge

Jun 29, 2016 - 5:36 PM

This family spent Father’s Day hitting the best spots in Batangas and Tagaytay Enjoy the highlights here

Road trip challenge: Which adventure will you choose for your family?

Jun 09, 2016 - 1:41 PM

Choose from 3 destinations: Batangas Tagaytay or Pampanga The trip will happen on June 19 Read the full mechanics here

Cavite town mayor, 2 others dismissed for allowing water project

Jan 28, 2016 - 9:52 AM

The Office of the Ombudsman also found probable cause to file graft charges against Mayor Bienvenido Dimero of Indang Cavite and two other town officials over a project opposed by residents and environmentalists

INDANG'S WATER. Locals enjoy this river in Indang, Cavite. Photo from Indangbeauty.wordpress.com

Tolentino and the LP: A graceful exit

Oct 07, 2015 - 3:43 PM

But who takes the slot left open by the embattled MMDA chairman?

OUT. MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino is out of the Liberal Party Senate slate. Rappler photo

Playgirls: Tolentino got us for his brother’s campaign

Oct 02, 2015 - 9:39 PM

The group Playgirls known for lewd performances names mostly Liberal Party politicians who hired them for their campaigns in 2013

'THANK YOU.' In a post in April 2013, the controversial Playgirls group thanks MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino for getting their services for his brother's campaign. Screen grab from the Playgirls Facebook page

Belle Corp's net income halved in H1

Aug 01, 2015 - 8:41 PM

Without non recurring gains from last year Belle Corporation would have doubled its recurring profit in the first half of 2015

CONSOLIDATION. Belle spun off its key gaming assets in 2014, transferring its stakes in City of Dreams Manila and Pacific Online Systems Corporation. File photo by Ted Aljibe / Agence France-Presse

DSWD: Davao, Santiago, and Tagaytay most kid-friendly

May 18, 2015 - 5:57 PM

The cities are recognized for creating child friendly environments and protecting the health and welfare of children

Arroyo's stem cell doctor pleads not guilty to estafa case

May 06, 2015 - 4:48 PM

She is also charged with one count of illegal practice of medicine

ON BAIL. Antonia Park, who is facing one count of illegal practice of medicine and one count of estafa, is on bail. Sourced photo

Tagaytay road trip? 5 must-try destination restaurants

Feb 22, 2015 - 5:22 PM

More reasons for a quick visit to Tagaytay

7 romantic PH travel destinations for your dating milestones

Feb 07, 2015 - 12:15 PM

Dating committed considering proposing? Or is it complicated – and you just want to pack up and go? Travel ideas for the different stages of your relationship

Tagaytay's tall buildings spell a water crisis

Feb 07, 2015 - 8:00 AM

The city s urban development hastens a projected water shortage for the province of Cavite by 2019 according to studies

NEW LANDMARKS. It's hard not to notice the 20-floor towers of SM Wind Residences in Tagaytay City. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Sy-owned Belle to raise P5B from share sale

Sep 29, 2014 - 1:29 PM

Ahead of the City of Dreams Manila opening the share sale is expected to improve liquidity and widen public stock ownership

Sy-owned Belle to sell $200-million shares

Aug 19, 2014 - 9:12 AM

The company says it will sell shares in gaming unit Sinophil to improve liquidity and widen public stock ownership

CASINO PROJECT. This is an artist's rendition of the Belle Grande Manila Bay that will house a large casino, two L-shaped hotel towers, and 4 condotel towers. Photo from 2011 Belle Corp. Annual Report

Court to water company: Stop extracting from Cavite rivers

Jun 25, 2014 - 5:49 PM

A Writ of Kalikasan is issued against a project that allegedly threatens the water supply of Cavite province

WRIT OF KALIKASAN. The Court of Appeals issues a Writ of Kalikasan against a water company accused of building a dam that will deliver water from 4 rivers to Tagaytay City alone to the prejudice of other Cavite local governments. Photo from Drumlanrig from Wikimedia Commons

Tagaytay tourism taking water away from Cavite residents?

Jun 19, 2014 - 6:03 PM

The National Water and Resources Board allows a private company to extract water from 4 rivers to supply it to Tagaytay potentially depriving other towns

TAGAYTAY TOURISM. A commercial boom in the popular tourism destination is threatening the city's water supply. Photo from Drumlanrig from Wikimedia Commons

Perfect for summer: 8 cool-weather PH destinations

Apr 13, 2014 - 4:49 PM

Having traveled 80 of 81 provinces in the Philippines Che Gurrobat now shares what she thinks are great cool weather destinations to visit when the summer heat gets to be a bit too much

Arroyo's alternative medicine doctor unlicensed

Apr 01, 2014 - 7:50 PM

Dr Antonia Park according to the Professional Regulatory Commission is not authorized to practice medicine in the Philippines She faces charges of estafa and reckless imprudence resulting in homicide

Sy-led SMDC earns P1.4-B in Q1, up 14%

Apr 24, 2013 - 3:15 PM

UPDATED The Sy led property firm s income still grew double digit at 12 in the first quarter but slower than the 33 in the same quarter in 2012

SMDC officials at the property firm's annual stockholders meeting on April 24, 2013 stockholders meeting. Photo by Aya Lowe

Home of the Living Hope: Portrait of a happy home

Feb 20, 2013 - 3:39 PM

This home is how a healthy home should be

A HEALTHY HOME. From the outside, the Home is already a relaxing sight. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang

Z4 envy

Jul 12, 2012 - 11:45 AM

A car fanatic takes the sexy car on a drive and tells us what it was like

THEY SAY STYLE IS your way of making a statement without saying a word. The same goes with driving a Z4 Roadster. Photo by Kap Aguila