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MUNICIPALITY OF SAN JUAN (BATANGAS)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: It occupies the easternmost portion of the province, 43 kilometers east of Batangas City, also the same distance southwest of Lucena City, Quezon, and 115 kilometers away from Manila.

ACCESSIBILITY:
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    Nearest seaport:
    Major road networks:

CLIMATE AND WEATHER:

HOTELS AND RESORTS: Acuatico Beach Resort, Tivona Beach Resort, Blue Coral Beach Resort and  Laiya Coco Grove

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS: San Juan Nepomuceno Church, Laiya Beach, Mahabang Buhangin Beach, Hugon Beach and  Mainit Hot Spring

FIESTAS AND EVENTS:   Holy Thursday - Pabasa ng Pasyon

ETHNIC GROUPS:

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:   Tagalog

RELIGION:   Catholic
   

FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:

Dr. Victor Salud - Graduate, UP College of Dentistry, San Juan's First Dentist (1923)
Gen. Renato S. De Villa
- Former Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, , Former Dept. of National Defense Secretary, 1998 Presidential Candidate
Braulio De Villa
- Former Governor of Batangas
Renee Salud
- The country's premier Fashion Designer
Rudy Salud
- Founding Secretary-General World Boxing Council, Former PBA Commissioner, Boxing Manager and Promoter
Amb. Henrietta De Villa
- Former Philippine Ambassador to the Vatican
Gen. Leandro R. Mendoza
- Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), Former Police Director General of the Philippine National Police (2001).
Antonio Bolaños Magtibay, Esq.
- Philippine Ambassador to Qatar
Miguel Aguila
- Singer
Lance Oñate
- Search for the Star in a Million contestant

Most Rev. Salvador Q. Quizon D.D. - Auxiliary Bishop-Emeritus of Archdiocese of Lipa
Engr. Benjamin D. de Guzman
- Retired Civil Engineer of DPWH, builder of many National Highways in Luzon
Girlie E. Amarillo
- Doctor in Social Development, Former Commissioner, National Youth Commission / Former Asst. Secretary, National Anti-Poverty Commission
"Kapitan" Leon Quizon Mercado
- Katipunero, Participated in the insurrection against the US, Farmer, "Coconut King of Batangas" till the early 1960's

Architect Leon Sales Mercado Jr. - Philippine Architect. Founder/Principal Architect/President of LAS Mercado and Associates from the 1960's to the 90's, a firm that specialized/pioneered in the design of large residential development/condominium complexes and private residences in the greater Manila area and suburbs (First to break the 20 floor barrier for high-rise construction in the Philippines). Designer of various higher education facilities (UP). President and founder of "Rainbow Philippines" a citizen's band radio organization in the 70's. Youngest son of "Kapitan" Leon Quizon Mercado.

Hernani Perez - Former Justice Secretary, DOJ(Dept. of Justice)
Edison Alday
- Founder of Alpha Kapatid
Librado Malabanan
- Authorized Nuclear Inspector Braidwood Nuclear Power Station, Illinois

COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:
    TV and radio stations:
ABS-CBN, GMA, Q, Studio 23, TV5

SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
    Malls:
    Popular establishments:  
Mercury Drugstore
    Entertainment venues:

BANKS:
Banco De Oro and Bolbok Rural Bank, Inc.

UNIVERSITIES:

HOSPITALS:   San Juan District Hospital; Divine Care Hospital; San Juan Doctors Hospital

MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
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PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
    Accredited facilities:
    Merchant partners:
    Registered retirement accommodations:
    Retirement franchises:
    Nearest PRA satellite office:
Head Office
    Number of PRA retirees:   1
    LIRA MOA:

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:
    Investment zones:
    Government agencies
/branch offices:    Public Employment Service Office (PESO)

LINKS:  

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Juan,_Batangas

http://www.philippineonlinedirectory.com/province/batangas/city-town/San%20Juan/


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