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2 men shot dead in Mactan


Two men were shot dead by unidentified men on board two motorcycles at a parking lot in a supermarket across Mactan Doctors Hospital at 7 p.m. Friday. Police identified the victims through their identification cards and their families as Salahodin Mamao and Alinor Amongan, both of legal age and residents of Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City. […]

Posted: April 28th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Kadaugan sa Mactan April 27 declared a holiday in Lapu


Malacañang has officially declared today, a special non-working holiday in Lapu-Lapu City, as the city marks the 496th anniversary celebration of Kadaugan sa Mactan. Proclamation No. 198 was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte’s Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, declaring April 27, 2017 as a non-working holiday in Lapu-Lapu City in celebration of “Kadaugan sa Mactan.” “The […]

Posted: April 26th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

200 young Oponganons get free circumcision


NEARLY 200 young boys benefited from the free circumcision initiated by the Bureau of Customs Sub-Port of Mactan at their office compound last Saturday. The beneficiaries were also given free medicines and ice cream after the circumcision. Bureau of Customs Sub-Port of Mactan collector Gerry Campo said the beneficiaries came from Barangays Ibo, Agus and […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Courtyards Living in Mactan – A Perfect Investment


Following the success of PrimaryHomes’ Courtyards series, namely The Courtyards at Banawa (2014) and The Courtyards at Brookridge (2016), PrimaryHomes introduces Brentwood – a brand new project that incorporates resort and urban living. Located at Basak, Lapu-Lapu City, Brentwood is an ideal location for people who want to experience luxurious island city lifestyle. It’s located […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Specials,What's Up | Read More »

Mactan airport prepares for expected power outage


  Even with generator sets in place to ensure ample power supply amid week-long service interruptions on Mactan Island, local business establishments have taken further steps to save on energy. The management of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) said airport operations will remain normal during the temporary power shortages scheduled this week. “Upon the […]

Posted: April 11th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Mactan residents take blackout in stride


MOST residents of Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island flocked to malls, beaches and other places outside their homes after a whole day power outage was experienced on Sunday. The scheduled power interruption was well disseminated by Mactan Electric Company (Meco) and city and village officials, but there were still few people who were not aware […]

Posted: April 9th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

BI woes won’t affect Mactan airport


While current problems within the Bureau of Immigration (BI) affected hundreds of travellers flying out of the country through the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, an executive at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport said that Cebu passengers are unlikely to face the same problem. In a media briefing last Friday, Andrew Acquaah Harrison, who is the chief […]

Posted: April 9th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »


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Power outages on Mactan Island As residents of Mactan Island brace themselves for a week of power interruptions, starting with an eight-hour blackout beginning at 6 a.m. today, local officials and tourism-related establishments assured they are ready for the power outages. Mactan hotels and resorts, the main driver of the island’s economy, said business will […]

Posted: April 8th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Mactan hotels prepare for power interruptions


  Members of the Hotels, Resorts, and Restaurants Association of Cebu (HRRAC) had already started preparations for the power interruptions on Mactan Island this Holy Week. Carlo Suarez, HRRAC president, said they are supporting the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines project despite expected surge of visitors in tourism establishments this time. The NGCP announced […]

Posted: April 3rd, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

Honda Cars Cebu Inc. searching for ‘oldest Civic’


  GOT A HONDA Civic car that has survived the test of time? Then flaunt it. In celebration of its 25th year anniversary, Honda Cars Cebu Inc. (HCCI) will be holding the “Search for the oldest Honda Civic in town.” Since it was released in 1992, Honda Civic cars are still one of the most […]

Posted: April 3rd, 2017 in Motoring | Read More »