Ahong reports 51.47% vaccination rate

Doris C. Bongcac 09/11/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Lapu-Lapu City is close to achieving the 70 percent vaccination target. Mayor Junard Chan reported that as of Saturday, September 11, they already achieved a 51.74 percent rate. “Atong gipaningkamotan nga makamugna kita…

Chan: 32 kids at Home Care Center positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 08/10/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – The coronavirus disease is now beginning to affect children in Lapu-Lapu City. In a Facebook post, Mayor Junard Chan said 32 minors, who are now staying at the Home Care Center for Children…

Gwen supports Ahong’s plan to allow reentry of foreign tourists

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has expressed her support on Lapu-Lapu City’s plan to allow the reentry of foreign tourists there. Garcia, in a recent press conference, said she is ready to sit down…

Lapu-Lapu seniors jab suspended for now

Doris C. Bongcac 04/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Close to 2, 000 senior citizens in Lapu-Lapu City already received their first dose of the coronavirus disease vaccine. Mayor Junard Chan said that they were the recipients of the first batch…

Another vandal nabbed in Lapu-Lapu City

Doris C. Bongcac 04/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Another vandal was arrested by policemen in Lapu-Lapu City for the defacing a government property in Barangay Ibo. Mayor Junard Chan said he will make sure that the man, a resident of Barangay…

Chan orders arrest of individuals who vandalized Datu Lapulapu decals

Doris C. Bongcac 04/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Just three days after these were lighted, Datu Lapulapu decals that are plastered on the pillars of the viaduct of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge were already vandalized. The destruction of the decals was…

Datu Lapulapu monument gets facelift

Doris C. Bongcac 04/04/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Another important remembrance of the heroism of Datu Lapulapu is getting a facelift. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan said City Hall personnel started on Saturday morning, April 3, the restoration works on the Lapulapu…

Chan orders deployment of more health workers at Hoops Dome

Futch Anthony Inso 03/20/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has ordered the deployment of more healthcare workers at the Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob, which serves as the alternate isolation facility for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive patients in…

Chan: City in talks with CPA on Sta. Rosa wharf kiosk repair

Doris C. Bongcac 03/17/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu -The rehabilitation of the kiosk that is located at the Sta. Rosa Wharf in Olango Island is a priority that Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan is eyeing to implement the soonest possible time. Chan…

Chan organizes contest to commemorate Lapu’s 1st GCQ anniv

Doris C. Bongcac 03/16/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – A year ago today, March 16, Lapu-Lapu City was placed under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) following the discovery of COVID-19 cases. Mayor Junard Chan said that his decision to place his city under…

Chan mulls transfer of Ibo families displaced by ‘storm surge’

Doris C. Bongcac 12/21/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Families that were displaced by a ‘storm surge’ that hit the coastal community of Barangay Ibo will no longer be allowed to return to the area. In an advisory released by the Lapu-Lapu…

In Photos: Lapu City Hall gives food aid to firecracker makers in Brgy Babag

Doris C. Bongcac 12/13/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Firecracker manufacturers in Barangay Babag in Lapu-Lapu City received food aid from the city government after they agreed to heed Mayor Junard Chan’s request that they work in open spaces and away from…

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