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 […]

Ahong wants to correct city’s name

LAPU-LAPU City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan also wants to rename his city based on the correct spelling of the country’s first hero. Chan made the pronouncement just after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order (EO) 152, correcting that Lapulapu’s name should be spelled “Lapulapu,” not “Lapu-Lapu.” But the EO only refers to the hero and […]