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DOT says it is still safe to hold festivals

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The Department of Tourism (DOT) said it remains safe to hold festivals and public gatherings in the country, despite the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat made the remarks after the Departme...

Davao bettor wins P36-million lotto jackpot

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A bettor from Davao del Norte won the P36-million jackpot prize on Thursday night's draw of the Lotto 6/42. In a statement, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) General Manager Royina Marzan-Garma said the lucky bettor gue...

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PHIVOLCS lowers Taal Volcano threat to Alert Level 2

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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) lowered the threat of Taal Volcano to Alert Level 2 (decreased unrest), three weeks after it was put under Alert Level 3 (decreased tendency towards hazardous eruption) on Jan. 26...

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San Juan holds emergency meeting on nCov

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 04, 2020 loyalty

San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora led an emergency meeting with the city officials on Friday to outline the city government's response against the novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV. “Stringent safety procedures in San Juan City will be implemented as well as the installation of non-contact ...

Cardona leaves San Juan Knights 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 09, 2020 loyalty

Macmac Cardona left San Juan Knights which is trying to win another championship in the ongoing MPBL Lakan Cup. In a statement released by the Knights’ official Facebook page, they’ve indicated that they will move forward without one of their veteran leaders in Cardona. “As ...

San Juan Medical Center receives P369 million for 2020 budget

chrome_reader_modeDecember 26, 2019 loyalty

San Juan Medical Center (SJMC) received P369.9 million in the city's 2020 budget signed by Mayor Francis Zamora. The public hospital's budget increased by P100 million from 2019, and got the biggest chunk among the social services sector. Both Zamora and defeated mayoral bet Jane...

San Juan firm wins P289-m PNP body camera deal

chrome_reader_modeDecember 12, 2019 loyalty

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has awarded a P289-million contract to a San Juan-based company for the procurement of body cameras that will be used in the campaign against illegal drugs. Out of six proponents, PNP officer-in-charge, Lt. Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa said the project for ...

PH wins 2 basketball golds in 3x3 events

chrome_reader_modeDecember 03, 2019 loyalty

The Philippines won two gold medals in the Southeast Asian Games 3x3 basketball event at FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City on December 2. The Gilas Women first took the gold in the distaff side, beating Thailand in the final, 17-13. Afril Bernardino came out firing as she led Gilas...

San Juan City suspends classes for SEA Games

chrome_reader_modeNovember 29, 2019 loyalty

San Juan City announced on the suspension of classes in all levels in the city which will host some of the most anticipated events for the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. San Juan Mayor Francis Zamora declared that classes on Dec. 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, and 10 are suspended as the city government “...

Tree museum opens in San Juan

chrome_reader_modeNovember 25, 2019 loyalty

San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora partnered with the University of the Philippines Phi Delta Alpha Sorority Alumnae Association (UPDAAA) and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) to open a Living Museum of Philippine Native Trees at the Pinaglabanan grounds. San Juan is the ...

San Juan to hold sports fest, summer outing 

chrome_reader_modeOctober 24, 2019 loyalty

San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora said a city-wide sports fest and summer outing will be held for government employees in 2020. At the flag ceremony, Zamora said local officials are already preparing the budget for these activities. For residents, he said there will be 1,000 imported eyeglasses a...

Zamora gives away 375 laptops to San Juan teachers

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San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora and his father, Rep. Ronnie Zamora,  gave away 375 laptops during the celebration of World Teachers Day. The Zamoras gathered the teachers at a gymnasium to take part in a raffle, where several prizes were given away. Th most coveted prize were the laptops, ...

DENR pushes San Juan River rehabilitation

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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has agreed to prioritize the rehabilitation of San Juan River. Environnment Secretary Roy Cimatu made the commitment during the hearing of the Senate finance subcommittee on the DENR’s P25.5-billion proposed 2020 budget as well a...