Lapu-Lapu mayor: Death of Councilor Yap a big loss to City Council

Futch Anthony Inso 01/09/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan describes the death of Councilor Nelson Yap as a great loss in the city council and his administration. Yap died due to a heart attack on Jan.…

Councilor Yap of Lapu-Lapu is laid to rest

Futch Anthony Inso 01/07/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The late Lapu-Lapu City Councilor Nelson Yap was already laid to rest on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2023, at the Mactan Island Memorial Garden. From his wake at the Lapu-Lapu City Hall lobby,…

Police in Lapu-Lapu prepare security measures for traslacion

Futch Anthony Inso 01/05/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has already started preparing for the security measures that they would implement during the traslacion of the image of Señor Sto. Niño. This was confirmed by Police…

Lapu-Lapu mayor to drainage contractor: Finish project or I’ll sue you

Futch Anthony Inso 01/05/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan warned the contractor of the drainage project on Ibabao-Agus road that he would file a case against them. This is after the mayor has found out that…

Ahong urges biz owners to renew permits early

Futch Anthony Inso 01/04/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan urged business owners to renew their business permits early. Chan said that this is to avoid the penalties and surcharges that will be imposed by the city.…

More illegal drugs confiscated by Lapu police in 2022

Futch Anthony Inso 01/04/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) said it confiscated P319 million worth of illegal drugs in 2022. This was confirmed by Police Colonel Elmer Lim, city director of LCPO. Lim said that they have confiscated…

Lapu-Lapu councilor Nelson Yap passes away

Futch Anthony Inso 01/03/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Councilor Nelson Yap passed away at the age of 68 on January 1, 2022. On his Facebook Page, Lapu-Lapu Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that he was shocked upon learning about the death…

Mayor Ahong Chan launches program against vandalism, garbage

Futch Anthony Inso 01/03/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan launched on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, the “Gubat Kontra Basura ug Vandalism” program. Chan created a team for the program, which is composed of representatives from the City Environment…

Fireworks-related injuries doubled in CV says DOH

Futch Anthony Inso 01/03/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Fireworks-related injuries in Central Visayas have already doubled, the Department of Health (DOH)-7 said on Tuesday. Based on the data released by the health department, from December 21, 2022, to 6:00 a.m. of January…

DOH-7 reports rise in firecracker injuries during Christmas, New Year’s Eve celebrations

Futch Anthony Inso 01/02/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) reported an increase in firecracker-related injuries in the region as people were already allowed to resume Christmas and New Year’s Eve gatherings. In a report…

Babag firecracker vendors found compliant with safety guidelines

Futch Anthony Inso 12/30/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Firecrackers and fireworks vendors in Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City were found to be compliant with safety guidelines and policies. This was seen during the inspection conducted by the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO)…

Firecracker stalls in Lapu-Lapu to again be inspected by police this week

Futch Anthony Inso 12/29/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) will conduct another round of inspection of firecracker vendors and their stalls in Lapu-Lapu City this week. This was confirmed by Police Colonel Elmer Lim, chief of…

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