Chan: Delta variant hits 10 Lapu-Lapu barangays

Futch Anthony Inso 08/02/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has identified 10 barangays that have been hit by the Delta variant of the coronavirus in the city. He said the deadly Delta variant had already penetrated…

‘House of Maria’ continues to draw in visitors, catch netizens’ interest

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 07/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—More people continue to stop and take a souvenir shot outside the house or the vicinity of the house of Maria Amy Hofilña in Barangay Babag, a mountain barangay in Cebu City, days after Hofilña…

Woman in viral video says FB post saying she won’t file charges is fake

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Maria Amy Hofilña, the woman in a viral video accused of not paying the balance of a food package she ordered, denied posting a statement on Facebook saying she would no longer push…

Woman in viral video to push through with filing of charges against seller

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/28/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Maria Amy Hofilña, the woman in a viral video accused of not paying the balance of a food package she ordered, will push through with the filing of cases against the seller,…

4 Lapu-Lapu barangays get new ambulances

Futch Anthony Inso 07/01/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Four barangays in Lapu-lapu City will receive a new ambulance from the city government. Three of them were distributed today, July 1, 2021, in Barangays Pajo, Canjulao, and Punta Engaño, while Barangay Babag…

Boy, injured in firecracker explosion in Lapu-Lapu, dies

Futch Anthony Inso 12/11/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A 13-year-old boy, who got injured due to an explosion of firecrackers on Thursday night, December 10, 2020, in Sitio Shooting Star, Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City, has died.  This was confirmed by Nagiel…

Mass testing of 12 Lapu-Lapu brgys starts

Futch Anthony Inso 11/10/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department has started conducting mass testing to the top 12 barangays in the city with the most number of cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Grace Carungay, head…

Lapu-Lapu records 30 new cases on June 25

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City recorded 30 new COVID-19 cases this Thursday, June 25, 2020. Mayor Junard Chan said in his Facebook page that the breakdown of the new cases were as follows: Babag – 2…

Lapu’s first COVID-19 recovery given warm welcome

Rosalie Abatayo 04/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A warm welcome and well wishes greeted Lapu-Lapu City’s first patient to recover from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as he comes home to Barangay Babag this Palm Sunday, April 5. In a Facebook…

Maritime cop killed outside of Lapu home

Benjie B. Talisic 05/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A member of the Philippine National Police Maritime Group was killed outside of his residence at the Pueble De Oro Subdivision in Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City, Friday night. Police Master Sergeant Joseph Villamor,…

Lapu bet for mayor cries foul over shooting of his political leader

Futch Anthony Inso 04/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pajo Barangay Captain and Lapu-Lapu City mayoralty aspirant Ahong Chan said he believed that politics was the motive behind the shooting of his political leader during a campaign rally in Barangay Babag, on…

Bull gores to death farmer in Cebu City’s mountain barangay of Babag

Benjie B. Talisic 03/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 50-year-old farmer was gored to death on March 14  by one of three bulls that he was raising in the mountain barangay of Babag in Cebu City. Councilwoman Rebecca Kilaton of Barangay…

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