Chan: Kidnapping case won’t affect Lapu’s tourism industry

Futch Anthony Inso 05/25/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan believes that the arrest of two Chinese nationals who were allegedly involved in kidnap for ransom activities will not affect the city’s tourism industry. “Dili sad makaingon…

Lapu intensifies war vs dengue amid rise in cases

Futch Anthony Inso 05/25/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government is intensifying its campaign against mosquitoes after the city recorded a rise in dengue cases. Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the City Health Office (CHO), told CDN Digital that…

98% of Lapu teachers who served during polls get honorarium

Futch Anthony Inso 05/24/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 98 percent of the Lapu-Lapu City teachers who served in the May 9, 2022, national and local elections have already received their honorarium. This was confirmed by Felicitas Baguio, Lapu-Lapu City Treasurer.…

Wage Board approves P31 increase for CV minimum wage earners

Futch Anthony Inso 05/24/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB)-7 has approved a P31 increase for all minimum wage earners across Central Visayas. This was confirmed to Cebu Daily News Digital by Joe Tomongha, labor…

Brgy Pajo opens birthing home

Futch Anthony Inso 05/23/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Barangay Pajo in Lapu-Lapu City has opened a birthing home on Monday, May 23, 2022. Pajo Barangay Captain Lyndel Bullos said that the birthing home can accommodate eight patients. He added that four midwives and…

Mayor Suan says he has submitted pertinent documents for reopening of Mr. Liempo branches

Futch Anthony Inso 05/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The camp of Cordova mayor-elect Cesar “Didoy” Suan said they have already submitted the necessary documents to re-open the around 30 “Mr. Liempo” branches in Cebu. Earlier, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)…

Cordova Mayor-elect Suan welcomes special election if Comelec allows it

Futch Anthony Inso 05/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cordova Mayor-elect Cesar “Didoy” Suan welcomed the possibility of having a special election in the town. Suan, however, will only welcome this if the Commission on Elections (Comelec) will allow it, in lieu…

Lapu-Lapu, Oarai sign sister city partnership

Futch Anthony Inso 05/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government has signed a sister city partnership with the Oarai City of Japan. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan of Lapu-Lapu City and Oarai City Mayor Yutaka Kunii signed the partnership on…

Former Rep. Martinez, 7 others convicted of graft, malversation of funds

Futch Anthony Inso 05/19/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Eight personalities, who were involved in the alleged misappropriation of the P24.4 million priority development assistance fund (PDAF) of former Cebu 4th District Representative Clavel Martinez, which was intended for the Girl Scouts…

Perjury case against Lapu-Lapu Mayor Chan junked

Futch Anthony Inso 05/19/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed the perjury case that was filed by the seven barangay captains against Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan. The barangay captains, who filed the complaint, are…

Barangay Tungasan declared as drug-cleared, gets P50K reward

Futch Anthony Inso 05/19/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Tungasan in Olango Island has received a cash reward of P50,000 from the Lapu-Lapu City Government after it was declared a drug-cleared barangay. The Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug-Clearing Program made…

Radaza on dismissal of case vs Chan: ‘It was only due to technicality’

Futch Anthony Inso 05/19/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—For Representative Paz Radaza, there’s no reason to be upset about the dismissal of the civil case against Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan. After all, her term as Lapu-Lapu City Lone District representative is about to…

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