USC Press to launch Lapu-Lapu in Mactan shrine

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 04/24/2018

The University of San Carlos (USC) Press, in partnership with the Lapu-Lapu City Tourism Office, will mark another historical milestone on April 25 as it launches the book “Lapu-Lapu: The Conqueror of Magellan.” The book is a…

Lapu-Lapu starts inventory of illegal structures, prepares for demolition

Futch Anthony Inso 04/23/2018

THE Lapu-Lapu City government is starting to get an inventory of all illegal structures built in the easement zone of the city’s coastal shorelines, which have also been identified as partly the source of pollution in the…

EMB-7 probes construction of hotel in Lapu-Lapu

Futch A. Inso 04/19/2018

The Environmental Management Bureau is conducting an investigation against owenrs of hotel which is set to rise in Barangay Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City. EBM envestigators said Emerald Hotel is being constructed without securing a permit from the…

Drug pusher shot dead in Lapu-Lapu City drug op

Norman V. Mendoza 04/17/2018

A target of a buy-bust operation died after he engaged in a shoot-out with police authorities during a drug operation past 1 a.m on Tuesday in Barangay Looc, Lapu-Lapu City. Ariel Oronaan, residing in Sitio Yakal, Barangay…

Lapu-Lapu probes seashore pig raisers

Futch Anthony Inso 04/16/2018

The Lapu-Lapu City government is verifying reports that the presence of piggeries along the shorelines of the city’s slum areas has brought up the coliform level of the seawaters of Mactan. According to lawyer Ethelbert Ouano, legal…

Two women nabbed in Lapu-Lapu for ‘pimping’ three other women

Benjie B. Talisic 04/08/2018

Two women were arrested for allegedly trying to sell three other women for sex during an entrapment operation inside a hotel in Lapu-Lapu City on Saturday. Mara Perez Pilapil, 45, and her sister, Kathleen, 38, of Barangay…

A PH’s 1st stands in Lapu-Lapu lot

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/16/2018

Country’s first waste-to-energy facility to open in June at Barangay Basak In three month’s time, a 1.3 hectare property in Barangay Basak in Lapu-Lapu City will become the Philippines’ first waste-to-energy facility. Canadian firm, Aquilini Mactan Renewable…

Alarmed by killings, Radaza also bans bonnets, masks in Lapu-lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 03/14/2018

ALARMED by the series killings in her city involving motor-riding and bonnet-wearing assailants, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza has asked the police to start implementing an existing city ordinance banning the use of bonnets, face masks or…

Radaza plans to make new Lapu-Lapu statue

Norman V. Mendoza 03/14/2018

Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza prefers that the 40-foot bronze statue of the Cebuano hero Lapu-Lapu will remain at Luneta Park, Manila. Instead, Radaza revealed her plan to make a huge statue of Lapu-Lapu at a reclamation…

Rizal Park’s 40-ft statue called Lapu-Lapu

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo and Morexette Marie Erram 03/11/2018

Manila – Fourteen years after its presence in Manila’s Rizal Park was questioned by historians, the 40-foot bronze statue of Philippine hero, Lapu-Lapu, continues to stand literally tall in the middle of Agrifina Circle within the eastern…