EASL Final Four in Cebu promises to elevate basketball higher 

Glendale G. Rosal 02/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The East Asia Super League (EASL) Final Four that will be held at the Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu City next month promises to further elevate the region’s basketball scene. This was according to…

Fajardo wrests OPBF light flyweight strap with shocking 1st round TKO of favored Gabunilas

Glendale G. Rosal 08/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Miel “Silent Assassin” Fajardo shocked Philippine boxing after scoring a first-round technical knockout of John Paul “Angas ng Cebu” Gabunilas in the main event of “Engkwentro 11: Prospects Collide” on Tuesday evening, August…

Boxing judge nabbed for reportedly punching game official

Paul Lauro and Glendale Rosal 04/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A boxing judge was arrested on Saturday evening, April 1, for allegedly punching the acting Games and Amusement Board (GAB) Cebu field office head, after a boxing event that night at the Hoops…

Ahong urges biz owners to renew permits early

Futch Anthony Inso 01/04/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan urged business owners to renew their business permits early. Chan said that this is to avoid the penalties and surcharges that will be imposed by the city.…

30 couples tie the knot in Lapu’s mass wedding

Futch Anthony Inso 12/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 30 couples tied the knot during the “Libreng Kasalan ng Bayan 2022” held at Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City on Tuesday afternoon, December 20, 2022. The mass wedding was officiated…

Chan opens children’s helpline during SOCA

Futch Anthony Inso 11/30/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan launched on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, a helpline exclusively for concerns involving children during his State of the Children’s Address (SOCA) at Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob,…

Lapu-Lapu gov’t to reopen E-Library in Gun-ob

Futch Anthony Inso 08/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will re-open its E-Library located at the Hoops Dome, Barangay Gun-ob on August 22, 2022. This was announced by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on his Facebook page.…

Lapu Council approves Ahong’s SB worth P252M

Futch Anthony Inso 08/04/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Council approved on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, Supplemental Budget No. 1 worth P252 million during its regular session. Councilor Annabeth Cuizon, the chairman of the Committee on Finance, told CDN…

Gay makeup artist marries girlfriend in Lapu-Lapu mass wedding

Futch Anthony Inso 07/07/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Even though he was gay, Jimboy Morata a.k.a. “Jia”  proved to his girlfriend of six years that he can also be a good father to their son and their upcoming baby. Morata tied…

Free Work-from-Home Station opened in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 01/14/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has formally opened on Friday, January 14, 2022, their free Work-From-Home Station at the e-Library, situated at the Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob. On his Facebook post, Mayor Junard…

Lapu-Lapu starts vaccinating minors: 236 children jabbed

Futch Anthony Inso 11/04/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-lapu City government was able to inoculate 236 minors on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, as the city started its vaccination program for minors, whose ages ranged from 12 years old to 17…

Lapu to start vaccination of minors on Wednesday

Futch Anthony Inso 11/02/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- Lapu-Lapu City announced that starting Wednesday, November 3, 2021, the city will start inoculating minors aged 12 to 17 years old. Lapu-Lapu Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that they will prioritize only minors from…

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