Old face mask vendor duped by man using fake P1,000 bill

Futch Anthony Inso 10/05/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A 68-year-old vendor from Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City was duped by a man who used a fake P1,000 bill to buy face masks he was selling. On Tuesday morning, October 4, 2022, Sabdullah…

65 retrench workers from MEPZ receive cash aid, food packs from DSWD-7

Futch Anthony Inso 10/04/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – A total of 65 of the around 4, 000 displaced workers at the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) in Lapu-Lapu City received financial assistance and family food packs (FFPs) on Monday afternoon, Oct.…

Drug test of trainees of manpower training center: One student positive of illegal drug use — CLOSAP

Futch Anthony Inso 10/03/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A trainee from the Manpower and Human Development Training Center (MHDTC) in Lapu-Lapu was found positive of illegal drug use in the random drug test that was conducted on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022.…

CLOSAP turns to DDB for funds for Balay Silangan

Futch Anthony Inso 10/03/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The City of Lapu-Lapu Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (CLOSAP) has asked the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) for funding support for the repair of the existing two-story building, which will be converted into…

SLP beneficiaries already received P176M aid in 2022 – DSWD-7

Futch Anthony Inso 10/02/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some P176.455 million has been distributed this year to beneficiaries of the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7). This was confirmed by Junnel…

DSWD-7: 82,000 households validated as 4Ps beneficiaries, ‘self-sufficient’ revalidation continues

Futch Anthony Inso 10/02/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — At least 82,000 households or 99 percent of the 82,922 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) households have been revalidated as beneficiaries of the program by the  DSWD-7 or the Department of Social Welfare…

Lapu-Lapu City Council to DSWD: Help 4,000 retrenched MEPZ workers

Futch Anthony Inso 10/01/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Council has requested the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to provide assistance to 4,000 retrenched workers from the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ). In a resolution that was…

Lapu councilor appeals for help in repairing Odette-damaged daycare centers

Futch Anthony Inso 09/30/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A Lapu-Lapu City councilor has appealed to the private sector to help in repairing daycare centers that were damaged by super typhoon Odette in December 2021. This is after Councilor Annabeth Cuizon confirmed…

Lapu-Lapu contingent flies to Korea for Wonju Dynamic Dance Carnival

Futch Anthony Inso 09/30/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Performing Arts (LLCPA) will join for the first time this year’s Wonju Dynamic Dance Carnival in South Korea on Oct. 1 to 3, 2022. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will fly…

4,000 workers from 5 MEPZ firms lose jobs

Futch Anthony Inso 09/29/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Around 4,000 workers from five locators of Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) in Lapu-Lapu City, which engaged in manufacturing clothes have lost their jobs after they were retrenched by these firms. In their…

House approves bill declaring June 17 as special non-working holiday in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 09/28/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The House of Representatives has approved on the third and final reading House Bill (HB) no. 4839 authored and sponsored by Lapu-Lapu City Lone District Representative Cindi King-Chan. HB 4839 or “An act…

38 minors rounded up as Lapu-Lapu intensifies implementation of curfew ordinance

Futch Anthony Inso 09/28/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — At least 38 minors were rescued by the Lapu-Lapu City police on Tuesday night, Sept. 27, 2022, for violating the city’s curfew ordinance. Lapu-Lapu City’s curfew hours run from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00…

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