Japanese faces charges for bringing in 20M yen

Norman V. Mendoza 06/20/2018

A JAPANESE tourist is facing trial for allegedly slipping in 20 million yen or about P9.6 million when he arrived in Cebu last June 12. Sakaguchi Yuki, 32, was indicted by the Lapu-Lapu City Prosecutor’s Office of…

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

Benjie B. Talisic, Fe Marie Dumaboc, Norman V. Mendoza 06/19/2018

To his fellow inmates, Steve Go was a king and a bully. But he found his match on Tuesday. Go, a 40-year-old suspected drug lord who was locked behind bars pending trial for murder charges, was shot…

Lapu celebrates Charter Day with a simple ceremony

Norman V. Mendoza 06/19/2018

THE City of Lapu-Lapu celebrated its 57th Charter Day on Monday with a simple flag raising ceremony at the City Hall grounds. The activity was attended by city officials, including department heads, police personnel and municipal employees.…

Mandaue village officials suspended

Norman V. Mendoza 06/19/2018

A barangay captain and two councilmen in Barangay Labogon were ordered suspended on graft charges. Asst. City Legal Officer Allan James Sayson served the six-month suspension notice to outgoing Barangay Captain Renato Suson while councilmen Alfredo Estrada…

Rewinding shop, portion of bakery gutted fire in Mandaue City

Norman V. Mendoza 06/18/2018

A rewinding shop and a portion of a bakery gutted fire in Purok Bayabas, Barangay Ibabao-Estancia, Mandaue City at past midnight, Monday (June 18). Chrest Sun International Stators Rewinding Shop suffered total damage. SFO1 Edson Dapal, fire…

Stakeholders told: Save Mactan Island

Norman V. Mendoza 06/15/2018

AROUND 250 businessmen, government representatives and other stakeholders were gathered at the Waterfront Mactan Hotel and Casino last Thursday for the Lapu-Lapu City Shoreline Summit. The assembly was initiated by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza to address…

Second day of demolition hassle-free

Norman V. Mendoza 06/14/2018

EXCEPT for the difficulty in tearing down structures built on water, the second day of the clearing operations in the coastal barangays on Mactan Island went ahead without any major hassle yesterday. Renato Parba, who leads the…

Slain cop to be buried next week

Norman V. Mendoza 06/14/2018

The body of Senior Insp. Raymond Hortezuela will be buried on June 23, Saturday. His father Wilfredo said a Mass is set to be held at the National Shrine of St. Joseph in Mandaue City at 1…

Piggeries, boarding houses first to go in Lapu demolition

Norman V. Mendoza 06/12/2018

BOARDING houses, commercial structures and piggeries violating the three-meter easement zone along the Mactan Channel will be the first to go. This was the directive of Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza as the demolition of illegal structures…

Lapu gov’t holds festive celebration

Norman V. Mendoza 06/12/2018

WHAT they had was a festive celebration of the country’s 120th Independence Day. Manila-based actor Alden Richards led the singing of the Philippine National Anthem and the Lapu-Lapu City Hymn. Dances representing different cultural groups in Luzon,…

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