Ahong proposes cash reward for v-hire driver who stopped suicide attempt on Mactan Bridge

Futch Anthony Inso 04/14/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- For successfully stopping the suicide attempt of a 23-year-old woman on the first Mactan Bridge, a van-for-hire driver was given recognition by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Riche…

Mayor Chan to ask IATF to allow entry of foreign tourists

Futch Anthony Inso 04/13/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will recommend to the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to allow foreign tourists to enter the city. Chan said that this he will…

Number of COVID cases in Lapu-Lapu drops to 882

Doris C. Bongcac 04/12/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Local officials in Lapu-Lapu City have reported a drop in the new cases of the coronavirus disease last week. Still, Nagiel Bañacia said that this should not be used as a reason to…

Informant may now claim P10K reward –Chan

Futch Anthony Inso 04/09/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The informant, who provided information on the identity of the culprit who vandalized and destroyed the decals plastered on the pillars of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge, may now claim the P10,000 cash reward…

Ahong puts up P10K reward for anyone who can identify decals vandals

Futch Anthony Inso 04/07/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has offered a P10,000 cash reward to anyone who can help authorities identify the person who vandalized and destroyed the decals that are plastered on the pillars…

Conservation of 1866 Magellan Obelisk at the Liberty Shrine in Mactan now complete

Doris C. Bongcac 04/01/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Liberty Shrine in Barangay Mactan in Lapu-Lapu City is now ready for the commemoration of the 500 years of the Kadaugan sa Mactan on April 27. The Nation Quincentennial Committee announced that…

Lapu-Lapu opens online registration for vaccination of its seniors

Futch Anthony Inso 03/31/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City government has now opened online registration for the vaccination of its senior citizens. This was announced by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on his Facebook page. “Anaa na kita…

Chan: Renaming MCIA is honoring Datu Lapulapu

Futch Anthony Inso 03/30/2021

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said Congress’ move in renaming the Mactan-Cebu International Airport in honor of Datu Lapulapu is giving honor to the chieftain. In a press conference today, March…

Caubian brgy chief earns ire of Lapu mayor over lamp post removal

Futch Anthony Inso 03/30/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Caubian Barangay Captain Jackson Matbagon said he ordered the removal of an electric post in his barangay because the Barangay Mayor’s Office (BMO) did not coordinate with his office regarding the project. A…

Oponganon to do 40Km Mactan swim, raise awareness on plastic pollution

Glendale G. Rosal 03/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Open water swimmer Cleevan Kayne Alegres is on a mission to save the oceans from plastic pollution. That is why on April 24, he tries to become the first person to swim around…

Aside from Battle of Mactan, Lapu to also host Quincentennial-related events

Futch Anthony Inso 03/26/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Aside from the upcoming celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan, the Lapu-Lapu City government is also preparing to host some activities related to the 500 Years of Christianity (YOC).…

Strict implementation of health protocols cited for Lapu’s decreasing COVID-19 infections

Futch Anthony Inso 03/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has attributed the decreasing number of newly reported cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the city to its intensified implementation of the health and safety protocols,…

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