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…

PWD, one of poorest of the poor in Lapu, gets gov’t aid

Immae Lachica 05/10/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Amid the controversies circling around the distribution of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) in the city of Lapu-Lapu, one unqualified beneficiary was still able to get some aid from the government all thanks…

Lapu Mayor Chan organizes COVID-19 Tiktok dance contest

Norman V. Mendoza 04/18/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is taking the information drive to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a step farther in social media with a Tiktok challenge. Chan is…

Chan ‘locks down’ homes of 2 COVID-19 cases in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 03/30/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has ordered a “lockdown” of the two residences of two coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. Chan said that this was to ensure the…

Mayor Chan vows to make Lapu ‘haven for children’

Norman V. Mendoza 11/05/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—A few weeks after delivering his 100 days of office report, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan on Monday morning, November 4, 2019, stood in front a younger audience for his State of Children’s Report at…

Mayor Chan inspects Lapu-Lapu cemeteries

Norman V. Mendoza 10/31/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu— Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan and Lapu-Lapu City Police Director Colonel Clarito Baja inspected the cemeteries here on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Chan and Baja visited first the Humay-Humay Public cemetery which the biggest…

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