Livelihood aid beneficiaries in Lapu-Lapu given tips to grow their businesses – DSWD-7

Futch Anthony Inso 07/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Seven sectoral groups in Lapu-Lapu City have undergone orientation, after they were selected as beneficiaries for the Livelihood Assistance Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7). City…

Ahong to reshuffle dept heads

Futch Anthony Inso 06/09/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is planning to revamp the city’s department heads. The revamp, Chan explained, aims to put them in a position where they can be more effective. “Ang permanent…

Ahong, party mates sweep Lapu-Lapu seats

Futch Anthony Inso 05/10/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Board of Canvassers has proclaimed the candidates under the Team Ahong-Team Libre, led by reelectionist mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, as winners in the May 9, 2022, National and Local Elections.…

Chan eyes ‘zona libre’ for Lapu-Lapu since he and foe are both backing BBM-Sara

Futch Anthony Inso 03/23/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said he will consult first his national party, PDP-Laban, regarding its endorsement of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. (BBM), as president in the May 9, 2022…

Chan to ask City Council to suspend curfew ordinance

Futch Anthony Inso 03/01/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will request the city council to pass an ordinance that will temporarily suspend the implementation of the city’s curfew ordinance. “I will send a letter to temporarily,…

Still no leads in killing of Lapu Muslim Affairs head

Futch Anthony Inso 02/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has yet to determine the motive of the killing of Abdullah Pabilla, head of the Muslim Affairs here. Pabilla was shot dead by two still unknown perpetrators riding a…

Lapu-Lapu mayor puts on hold plan for resumption of int’l flights in MCIA

Futch Anthony Inso 12/30/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan put on hold his plan to allow the resumption of international flights at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA). Chan made this statement after another strain of the coronavirus has…

For fourth straight day, Lapu has no new case of COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 12/07/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu–For the fourth consecutive day, Lapu-Lapu City has no new case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on his Facebook page on Monday, December 7, 2020.…

Lapu mayor plans on cancelling some fiesta activities

Futch Anthony Inso 10/23/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu–The Lapu-Lapu City Government might cancel some of its activities for the upcoming fiesta celebration in honor of its patron, Our Lady of the Rule (Virgen dela Regla), on November 20-21, 2020.  Lapu-Lapu City Mayor…

Chan: Increase of COVID cases due to contact tracing

Immae Lachica 06/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has attributed the increase in coronavirus disease 2019 cases to the city’s work on contact tracing of people, who socially interacted with COVID-19 patients. Chan said this,…

Is Sitio Firing Range Lapu’s next COVID epicenter?

Immae Lachica 06/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— After declaring Sitio Sta. Maria, Barangay Pusok as its first epicenter in Lapu-Lapu City, now the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) of the city is looking at a new epicenter, Sitio Firing…

Lapu helps PWD suffering from depression

Immae Lachica 05/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan and the city government of Lapu-Lapu extended help to a person with disability (PWD) who allegedly suffered from depression after not being able to receive his cash assistance under the Social Amelioration…

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