Dancers, officials from Lapu-Lapu, Toledo in South Korea for int’l dance competition

CONTINGENTS from two Cebu cities will participate in the prestigious Wonju Dynamic Dance Carnival in South Korea for three days of October this year.The Lapu-Lapu City Performing Arts (LLCPA) and members of Toledo City’s Joyful Tribe will represent the country during the yearly dance competition.In a statement posted on the Lapu-Lapu City Public Information Office’s […]

4,000 workers retrenched; Lapu asks DSWD for help

THE Lapu-Lapu City Government will request the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DWSD) to provide assistance to around 4,000 workers who were reportedly retrenched from their companies in Lapu-Lapu City.The City Council approved on mass motion during its fifth special session Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, Resolution 16-0496-2022 authored by Councilor Annabeth Cuizon.Kim Francisco, head […]

Chan orders police to strictly implement curfew following incidents involving minors

LAPU-LAPU City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has directed the police to strictly implement the curfew for minors following the recent robbery and mauling incidents in the city.Chan made the marching order after three individuals, including two minors, were arrested Monday, September 26, 2022, for allegedly stealing the earnings of a blind person in two separate […]

LLC Fiesta League 2022 blasts off

THE 2022 Lapu-Lapu City Fiesta League 2022 kicked off on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, with an opening parade at the City Hall grounds.The tournament will have a series of sporting competitions featuring basketball, volleyball and softball. The champions will be feted in the upcoming Virgen de la Regla Feast Day in November.Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan […]

Editorial: Surviving is essential

Do not hold your breath. Many Filipinos are not surprised to hear there will be another round of price increase in petroleum products this week.This is the third straight week that gas prices went up and spiked the costs of daily needs, from fare to food.For less than a kilometer, the e-bike fare of Jessa […]

Lapu signs deal for P25B skyway

AFTER facing rough sailing at the City Council last year, with allegations of politics hurled into the mix, the P24.8 billion Lapu-Lapu Expressway (LLEX), also known as the skyway project, is expected to begin construction next year.This after the Lapu-Lapu City Government, represented by Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, and LLEX Corp. president Manuel Gonzales Jr. […]

6 things Lapu mayor will do in first 100 days

Chan and the rest of the candidates of Team Ahong-Team Libre won decisively in the May 9, 2022 elections, completely shutting out their opponents from Team Deretso led by Rep. Paz Radaza, who had challenged Chan for the mayorship.Vice Mayor Celedonio “Celsi” Sitoy was reelected, First Lady Ma. Cynthia “Cindi” King-Chan was elected Lapu-Lapu City […]

President Duterte hails Lapulapu at 501st Victory of Mactan celeb

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Roa Duterte led the celebration of the “Adlaw ni Lapulapu: 501st Anniversary of the Victory at Mactan” at the Liberty Shrine in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City on Wednesday afternoon, April 27, 2022, marking the earliest recorded indigenous Filipino resistance to foreign intervention in 1521.The occasion also served to close the Mactan part of […]

Lapu mayor sued for purchase of ‘overpriced’ rice, solar lamps

LAPU-LAPU City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is facing three charges anew before the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas, along with several city officials and private entities, for alleged involvement in the anomalous purchase of overpriced products in 2020.Four Lapu-Lapu City councilors and 10 other individuals, filed on Monday, April 25, 2022, cases of plunder, malversation of […]

Olango sanctuary reopens

THE Olango Wildlife Sanctuary in Lapu-Lapu City has been reopened, and is now ready to accept tourists after months of closure due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the recent devastation caused by Typhoon Odette (Rai).Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan visited the sanctuary on Saturday, March 5, 2022 and unveiled a Ramsar marker that signifies the […]