Lapu-Lapu announces system, schedules of cemetery visits

Futch Anthony Inso 10/15/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Starting on Friday, October 15, 2021, those who would be visiting all private and public cemeteries in Lapu-Lapu City would need to follow the alphabetical scheduling imposed by the city. This is based…

Lapu-Lapu gov’t sends aid to Caubian; barangay exec: Only 2 of 3 sitios submerged during high tide

Futch Anthony Inso 10/11/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government is  sending assistance to residents in Barangay Caubian, an islet barangay in Olango Island. This is after Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan received a report that the island…

PDEA-7: 155 kilos of shabu seized in Cavite, Lapu-Lapu busts seen to reduce drug supply in CV

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 155.1 kilos of suspected shabu confiscated in two anti-illegal drug operations on Friday, October 1, in Bacoor City in Cavite and Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu will further reduce the supply of illegal…

Cordova offers Lapu-Lapu space to build 360 tombs in town cemetery

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has received an offer from the municipality of Cordova to build burial niches or tombs at the Cordova Public Cemetery. “Ni-offer ang Cordova nga pwede silang mohatag ug 360…

Lapu-Lapu exec: 181,707 Oponganons get 1st dose of vaccine

Futch Anthony Inso 09/14/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has already recorded 52.49 percent of its targeted population, who have been inoculated with the first dose of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. Lawyer James Sayson, deputy chief…

Lapu-Lapu brgy., SK execs given quota of 20 people to be vaccinated daily

Futch Anthony Inso 09/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Barangay officials and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials of each barangay in Lapu-Lapu City will be given a quota of 20 people to be vaccinated daily starting Monday, Sept. 6. This developed after the…

Probe on over killing of online seller in Lapu-Lapu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigating the killing of a 39-year-old online seller in Purok Colo, Barangay Canjulao in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday night, August 26, 2021. Gathering of possible footage from security cameras in nearby…

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…

Tricities under MECQ, Cebu Province under GCQ with heightened restrictions until August 31

Dyrecka Letigio 08/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Tricities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu will remain under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until August 31, 2021. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque announced on Friday morning (August 13) the quarantine status update…

Chan: More vax sites bring Lapu-Lapu nearer to herd immunity

Futch Anthony Inso 08/09/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines— Now that the Lapu-lapu City government has opened more vaccination sites, Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is aiming to achieve herd immunity or 70 percent of the target population to be vaccinated before Christmas. On…

Nine nurses hired for Lapu-Lapu hospital — Mayor Chan

Futch Anthony Inso 08/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government was already able to hire 9 additional nurses that woould be deployed in hospitals in the city. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that these nurses were locally…

LTFRB-7: 112 PUVs caught violating health protocols in Metro Cebu

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Operators of 112 public utility vehicles (PUVs) were issued show cause orders and inspection report summons (IRS) by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB) for violating health protocols…

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