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…

JOBLESS KILLED IN LAPU-LAPU

Norman V. Mendoza 06/12/2015

A 33-YEAR-OLD unemployed man was shot dead by a still-unidentified man in barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City at dawn yesterday. Robert Amores was standing by the roadside when a man appeared from behind and shot him in the…

Suspect in cop’s murder nabbed

Norman V. Mendoza 12/13/2014

A 53-year-old man arrested for possessing a gun was implicated in the killing of a policeman last week in barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City. Police said a sling bag containing the photo of the slain PO1 Romel Gilig…

5 Fall in Lapu drug bust

Apple Ta-as, Norman V. Mendoza 11/30/2014

Five persons were arrested in a buy-bust operation in barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City last Friday afternoon. Arrested were Kevin Tampos, 20; Niño Yara, 18; Jopeth Omingil, 23; Jomar Baguio, 21; and Arip Ambol, 28. The subject of…

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