China firm to help build Lapu skyway

THE proponents of the Lapu-Lapu Expressway (LLEX), also known as the skyway project, have signed a memorandum of understanding with a China-based company to help in the construction of the 12-kilometer toll road. LLEX Corp. composed of Premium Megastructures Inc., Ulticon Builders Inc. and MTD Philippines Inc. signed the MOU with China First Highway Engineering […]

Lapu-Lapu Council passes ordinance creating disease surveillance unit

THE Lapu-Lapu City Council has passed an ordinance establishing an Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (ESU) that will be responsible for collecting, analyzing and disseminating reliable and timely information on public health status, as well as investigating disease outbreaks and other threats to public health in the city. The council approved on third and final reading […]

LLEX construction set in March

THE construction of the P24.8-billion Lapu-Lapu Expressway (LLEX), also known as the skyway project, is expected to begin in March this year. This was what Lapu-Lapu City Vice Mayor Celedonio “Celsi” Sitoy told SunStar Cebu on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, for his part, said they are currently in negotiation with the […]

Vendors of firecrackers, pyrotechnics compliant, say police, fire execs

FIRECRACKER and pyrotechnics sellers in Lapu-Lapu City have so far been compliant with the guidelines set by local authorities. This was what Lt. Col. Wilfredo Alarcon, deputy director for operations of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO), said following their surprise joint inspection with officials of the Bureau of Fire Protection in Barangay Babag 2 […]

EXPLAINER: Lapu-Lapu ex-mayor Arturo Radaza argued he had no part in awarding P83.9M streetlamps contract and the government didn’t suffer loss or injury. Sandiganbayan struck down his defenses.

FORMER Lapu-Lapu City mayor Arturo O. Radaza was among 13 Lapu-Lapu City and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) officials who were convicted of corruption by the Sandiganbayan in connection with the P83.935 million purchase of 199 decorative street lamps for the 2007 Asean Summit held in Cebu last January 9-15, 2007. His participation, […]

‘Garbo sa Lapu-Lapu 2022’ dishes out over P1M in prizes

OVER P1 million in cash prizes was given to the winners in different categories of Garbo sa Lapu-Lapu 2022 competition at the Mactan Newtown on Saturday, November 19, 2022. Barangay Maribago was named champion in the ritual showdown category, bringing home P300,000. Placing second (P200,000) was the clustered barangays of Basak and Subasbas P200,000, while […]

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 […]