Lapu-Lapu exec: 4 more Home Care Center staff members positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 08/13/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Four more staff members of the Home Care Center for Children in Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City, have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Annabeth Cuizon, head of…

Joe Dungog, Lapu-Lapu City councilor, passes on at 63

Futch Anthony Inso 05/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Incumbent Lapu-Lapu City Councilor Jose “Joe” Dungog passed away this morning due to liver cancer, at his residence in Barangay Gun-ob. This was confirmed by his wife, Angeline Dungog. The councilor was 63…

Hoops Dome readied as holding area for COVID cases in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 02/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government is preparing the Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob to be converted into a temporary holding area for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive patients. According to Lawyer Aellee Tejano,…

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…

Humay-Humay cemetery ready to accept visitors starting Oct. 15

Futch Anthony Inso 10/15/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Humay-Humay Public Cemetery in barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City is already prepared to accept visitors starting tomorrow, October 15, to October 28 and November 5 to 15. This is in lieu of the…

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-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…

Chan: Fire victims can rebuild homes but no more boarding houses

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/14/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Aside from receiving financial assistance from the Lapu-Lapu City government, the nearly 700 individuals displaced by the July 13 fire in Purok Ube, Barangay Gun-ob, are also assured of being allowed to…

Man takes hostage patients in Lapu hospital

Norman V. Mendoza 12/16/2016

SEVERAL patients and their watchers and some medical personnel of a private hospital in Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, were taken hostage by a man who was under the influence of drugs past 9 a.m. yesterday morning. The…

Kin wade through flooded cemetery to visit tombs

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Erram, Norman V. Mendoza 10/31/2016

THE ankle-to-knee-deep waters flooding the municipal and protestant church cemetery in Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City, failed to stop some visitors yesterday from visiting the tombs of their loved ones there. These visitors, who wanted to avoid the…

Demo farm opens in Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 12/06/2015

A non-government organization recently opened a demonstration area for urban farming and other livelihood skills. The Mactan Urban Demonstration (MUD) farm, which is located along A. Tumulak Street, barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City, stands on a 300-square-meter lot…

Garbo sa Lapu today

Norman V. Mendoza 11/18/2015

MORE participants will join the 15th Garbo sa Lapu-Lapu Festival today, which the City Council also declared as Youth Day. However, public schools in the city will have classes. Only students who participate in the festival are…

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