Chan to back PDP-Laban bet if Sara Duterte won’t run for president

Futch Anthony Inso 10/25/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan continues to encourage Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to run for presidency in the 2022 national elections.  On Sunday, October 24, 2021, Chan met with Carpio during…

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…

Team Libre, Lapu-Lapu Mayor Chan file COCs

Futch Anthony Inso 10/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Candidates of Team Libre-PDP Laban, headed by incumbent Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, have officially filed their Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) on Friday morning, October 8, 2021. Chan will seek reelection for…

Chan says he respects ally’s move to run under rival’s party

Futch Anthony Inso 10/04/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan respects the decision of Josie Hayashi to run as councilor, under the ticket of the Radazas Deretso party. Earlier, Councilor Rico Amores confirmed that Hayashi was included…

Lapu-Lapu offers free vaccination certificates to OFWs, travelers

Futch Anthony Inso 10/01/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government now offers a free vaccination certificate for international workers and travelers. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan and City Tourism Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (TCHAC) chairperson Cindi Chan formally attended…

Chan: My secretary, driver positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 09/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Two city hall employees in Lapu-Lapu City tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan in a press briefing on Friday, September 24. “Ang…

Chan: More vax sites bring Lapu-Lapu nearer to herd immunity

Futch Anthony Inso 08/09/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines— Now that the Lapu-lapu City government has opened more vaccination sites, Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is aiming to achieve herd immunity or 70 percent of the target population to be vaccinated before Christmas. On…

Nine nurses hired for Lapu-Lapu hospital — Mayor Chan

Futch Anthony Inso 08/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government was already able to hire 9 additional nurses that woould be deployed in hospitals in the city. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that these nurses were locally…

No more walk-ins in Lapu-Lapu vax sites unless scheduled individual won’t show up – Chan

Futch Anthony Inso 08/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Walk-ins will no longer be accommodated at the vaccination sites in Lapu-Lapu City, unless an invidual will fail to be present during his scheduled vaccination. This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard…

‘Utterly wrong:’ Sotto hits restrictions vs unvaccinated persons

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 08/02/2021

  MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Monday opposed restrictions against unvaccinated individuals, saying imposing such is “utterly wrong.” In a tweet, Sotto pointed to a supposed proposal disallowing unvaccinated persons from “certain places.”…

Lapu-Lapu jabs 16K people since EO on unvaccinated people issued

Futch Anthony Inso 07/30/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Three days after Lapu-lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan issued Executive Order (E.O.) No. 2021-040, the city has already vaccinated more than 16,000 individuals. The E.O. that was issued by the mayor became…

Chan to IATF: Let Lapu-Lapu MGCQ stay; have uniform quarantine status in Cebu

Futch Anthony Inso 07/29/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan appealed to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to make a uniform community quarantine classification in Cebu since the local government…

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