Binibining Lapu-Lapu 2019 crowned

Norman Mendoza 11/21/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu— Kashel Serafica was crowned Binibining Lapu-Lapu 2019 as she bested 19 other contenders on Wednesday night, November 20, 2019, at the Hoops Dome here. The 19 year-old Serafica is a Business Management student of…

PDEA: Lawyer caught with suspected marijuana at airport to remain detained until Monday

Norman Mendoza 11/15/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lawyer Caesar Tabotabo will have to stay in Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) detention cell since possession of illegal drugs case against the lawyer will still be filed on Monday,…

No ‘ABC nite’ in 2019 Lapu-Lapu fiesta

Norman Mendoza 11/12/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — Fiesta celebration in this part of the country is often characterized by nightly activities sponsored by a specific group. It has always been that way in Lapu-Lapu City but Mayor Junard Chan said…

Cebu sends more aid to Kidapawan City, seven towns in Cotabato

Norman Mendoza 11/09/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The local government units of Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue in Cebu have extended assistance consisting of relief goods and cash donations to the areas in Mindanao which were affected by the series of earthquakes. …

Tanods find reported ‘troublemaker’ dead in Barangay Gun-ob

Norman Mendoza 10/31/2019

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A 37-year old man died on the spot after he was shot by an unidentified person a few minutes past 10 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30, along P. Rodriguez Street in Barangay Gun-ob.…

IN PHOTOS: Scenes from pawnshops, money changer shop heist inside Mandaue mall

Norman Mendoza 10/19/2019

MANDAUE CITY,  Cebu, Philippines — Six unidentified armed men robbed a money changer shop and two pawnshops inside the Jcentre Mall in Barangay Bakilid, Mandaue City at past 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 19. The robbers arrived…

Mother, son, 5 others arrested in 4 separate drug busts in Mandaue City

Norman Mendoza 10/19/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Seven illegal drug dealers were arrested by police in four separate drug busts in Mandaue City on Friday, October 18, and early morning Saturday, October 19. Operatives from four police stations in Mandaue…

Tricycle driver shot dead in Lapu-Lapu

Norman Mendoza, Paul Lauro 10/18/2019

(Updated 4:40 p.m.) Cebu City, Philippines—A still unidentified tricycle driver was gunned down in Sitio Abuno, Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City on Friday afternoon, October 18, 2019. According to the Mactan Police Station, the shooting incident was reported…

Canadian national arrested for not paying hotel bill

Norman Mendoza 10/15/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The good times are over for a Canadian national, who was arrested on Monday, October 14, for not paying his bills in at least five hotels in Cebu. Tony Anderson, 42, was arrested…

Former Lapu councilor files complaint against Mayor Chan and acting legal officer

Doris C. Bongcac, Norman Mendoza 10/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —A former Lapu-Lapu City Councilor has accused Mayor Junard Chan and acting City Legal Officer James Allan Sayson of usurpation of authority and official function. Leo Mercado, who served as Pajo barangay captain ahead…

Indian national shot dead in Lapu-Lapu

Norman Mendoza 10/11/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu–An Indian national was shot dead by a still unidentified person shortly before 12 noon on Friday, October 11, 2019, in Sitio Iba, Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City.   The victim was initially identified by neighbors…

Man shot dead in Lapu-Lapu City

Norman Mendoza 10/09/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — A man was shot dead by an unidentified assailant on board a motorcycle in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu city a few minutes past 10 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8. The victim was identified as…

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