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…

Tanod caught for burglary in Basak barangay hall 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Law enforcers in Cebu City have advised barangay officials to regularly conduct background checks on their employees. This after a barangay tanod (village watchman) was arrested on Monday afternoon, December 14, for burglary. …

P46.4M road project breaks ground, targets June 2021 completion

Futch Anthony Inso 11/22/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A P46.4 million road project covering four barangays in Lapu-Lapu City is set to get off the ground with last week’s groundbreaking ceremony of the project.  The project called the Basak, Cagudoy, Bankal,…

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…

Complaint against Basak San Nicolas captain, 12 others submitted to fiscal

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The case against Barangay San Nicolas Captain Norman Navarro and 12 others over a fiesta celebration and street dancing has been submitted to the fiscal this afternoon, June 29, 2020. Police Colonel Cydric…

Amid Basak fire, public urged to implement fire safety measures

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The public is reminded to implement fire safety measures like unplugging appliances before one leaves one’s house. Fire Officer 2 (FO2) Alvin Villaban of the Lapu-Lapu City Fire Department gave this reminder to…

Lapu-Lapu logs 4 new COVID cases on May 28

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four new cases have been added to Lapu-Lapu City’s tally of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases as of 6 p.m. of Thursday, May 28. The new cases are residents of Sitio Abuno, Barangay…

Prices of chicken parts in Basak satellite public market

Rosalie Abatayo 03/03/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—If you are craving for soup or fried dishes this Tuesday, having chicken at home can help a lot. CDN Digital dropped by the satellite public market in Barangay Basak in Mandaue City to check…

Woman, 57, and cohort nabbed with P136K of suspected shabu during Cabancalan bust

Norman V. Mendoza 10/20/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — A 57-year-old woman and her cohort were arrested by police in a buy-bust operation at past 4 p.m. today, October 19, at Barangay Cabancalan, Mandaue city. Marilyn Istur, and Jed Cortes, 35,…

Suspect in Indian national’s death identified; murder case readied against him

Norman V. Mendoza 10/12/2019

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU, Philippines — Police have identified a suspect in the killing of an Indian national in Sitio Iba, Barangay Basak in Lapu-Lapu City on Friday, October 11. The suspect, a resident in the Sitio…

Where grapes are grown in Cebu

Immae Lachica and Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s not widely known but do you know that there at least two farms in Cebu that grow grapes? Social media posts refer to them as vineyards but do not compare them to…

Spat over parking space may have started deadly Basak shooting incident

Zena V. Magto 05/24/2019

    CEBU CITY, Philippines — A spat over parking space for habal-habal drivers or motorcycle-for-hire drivers may have started the tragic events leading to the fatal shootings on Friday, May 24, in Tamiya Road, Barangay Basak,…

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