Olango 50% energized, says MECO exec

Futch Anthony Inso 03/14/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Electric Company (MECO) has already energized 50 percent of its consumers in mainland Olango after the devastation of super typhoon Odette in December 2021. This was confirmed by Engineer Gilbert Pagobo,…

Lapu-Lapu starts distribution of P5K aid to Odette-affected families

Futch Anthony Inso 01/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has already started the distribution of financial assistance to super typhoon Odette-affected families on Sunday, January 16, 2021. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that first to receive the P5,000…

Lapu-Lapu gov’t sends aid to Caubian; barangay exec: Only 2 of 3 sitios submerged during high tide

Futch Anthony Inso 10/11/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government is  sending assistance to residents in Barangay Caubian, an islet barangay in Olango Island. This is after Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan received a report that the island…

Lapu-Lapu sends medical team to vaccinate Caubian residents

Futch Anthony Inso 08/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD) has deployed a team on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, to Barangay Caubian to conduct a vaccination activity. Barangay Caubian is an islet barangay on Olango Island. Mayor…

Acting barangay chief: Barangay hall, daycare, health center for Caubian

Futch Anthony Inso 08/02/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The construction of a barangay hall, a barangay health center, and a barangay daycare center are the priorities of Caubian acting Barangay Captain Paterno Uy, as he formally sits in office on Monday,…

Three barangays in Lapu exceed target for mass testing

Immae Lachica 05/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— With the release of the accomplishment report of the “Targeted and Strategized Community Mass Testing” by the Lapu-Lapu government, the report stated that there were three barangays who captured more than 100 perfect of…

Chan asks roro operator to send bigger vessels to ferry Olango Island residents

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/21/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The Lapu-Lapu City government and a shipping company are now in talks for the possible upgrade of their vessels to ferry passengers from mainland Mactan to Olango Island even when there is a…

A CRY FOR JUSTICE

Ador Vincent Mayol, Norman Mendoza 06/14/2017

  Efforts to recover the body of Mayor Gisela Boniel of Bien Unido, Bohol may have to end next week. “We’re looking at a period of 15 days (since we started the search and retrieval operations last…

MAO BA?

Editorial 06/13/2017

THE MAYOR’S REMAINS While the police’s efforts to locate the remains of Bien Unido town Mayor Gisela Boniel in the waters between Caubian Island in Lapu-Lapu City and Bien Unido town in Bohol appear to be futile,…

DEPED LAPU-LAPU SYMPOSIUM

Norman V. Mendoza 04/05/2017

Caubian students briefed on illegal drugs, cyberpornography NEARLY 200 high school students on Caubian Island, Lapu-Lapu City, attended a symposium on child protection policy, drug awareness and local government unit (LGU) support to education. Caubian Island is…

Fishermen find dead dolphin off Lapu-Lapu City

Norman V. Mendoza 12/12/2014

A dolphin was turned over to authorities after it was found by fishermen trapped in a fishing net off barangay Caubian, an islet in Lapu-Lapu City. Three fishermen were carrying the dead dolphin early Wednesday morning when…

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