Melindo returns, headlines Sinulog fight card of Prime Stags Sports

Glendale G. Rosal 11/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former International Boxing Federation (IBF) and International Boxing Organization (IBO) world light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo will fight in Cebu five years after his last bout here. The 34-year-old Melindo, a…

Apolinario KOs African foe in 1st round to become IBO world champion

Glendale G. Rosal 07/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sanman Boxing Gym’s ace boxer, Dave “Doberman” Apolinario, finally ended the Philippines world title drought in boxing after winning the International Boxing Organization (IBO) world flyweight title by knocking out South African Gideon…

WBA, IBF champ Inoue to fight IBO champ Dasmariñas in June

Glendale G. Rosal 03/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Boxing fans from all over the world will get a different showdown than what they expected. This after, the unbeaten WBA and IBF world bantamweight champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue won’t be facing Filipino WBO…

Some Ibo residents opt to stay in partially damaged homes

Futch Anthony Inso 12/21/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some residents in Sitio Apro, Barangay Ibo in Lapu-lapu City, opted to stay in their houses even if they were partially damaged by the big waves due to Tropical Depression Vicky on Friday…

Ibo evacuee-couple’s wish for Christmas: Have a safe place to stay, sleep

Futch Anthony Inso 12/21/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — “What I would ask God this Christmas is for us to have a safe place to stay and sleep.” This is the Christmas wish of Leonito Muñez, a senior citizen, who together with…

Lapu-Lapu barangay in hot water for issuing ‘certificate of backrider’ for P130

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Motorcycle owners do not need to pay or secure barangay certifications in order to carry a passenger for backriding. This was the clarification of Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan following the complaint of a…

IronMan organizers, winners join hands to feed Ibo, Buaya school students

Mars G. Alison 08/12/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Just a day  after winning the male and female pro titles of the Regent Aguila IronMan 70.3 Philippines Cebu, Tim Reed of Australia and Caroline Steffen of Switzerland gamely joined a feeding activity,…

Ibo fire displaces 672 individuals, destroys P400K worth of property

Rosalie Abatayo 07/21/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines— An artesian well is all that is left standing amidst what used to be houses in Sitio Tacan, Barangay Ibo here. The structures that surround it were razed by the fire that broke out…

Lapu fire burns homes in the coastal community of Ibo

Doris C. Bongcac and Benjie Talisic 07/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 150 homes were burned in a fire which hit a coastal community in Sitio Tacan, Barangay Ibo, Lapu-Lapu City shortly after midnight today, July 21. Nagiel Bañacia of Lapu-Lapu City Disaster…

Plastic bag of hospital waste also found in Barangay Mactan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hospital wastes, which have been found floating off the seas of four barangays in Lapu-Lapu City, have also been recovered at Barangay Mactan. This brings the number of barangays in Lapu-Lapu City to…

Go beyond conferences in cleaning waterways, environment officials told

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After the discovery of medical wastes floating on the seas off Lapu-lapu City, a religous environmentalist group is encouraging government officials to create concrete programs to clean the rivers and other waterways. Pusyon…

Demotion of houses in Ibo to be completed within the week

Norman Mendoza 06/18/2018

The clearing operation in Barangay Ibo, Lapu-Lapu City is expected to be finished this week. Renato Parba, who leads the demolition team from the Material Recovery Facility (MRF), said that the clearing operations in Barangay Ibo had…

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