Fugitive American national arrested in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 07/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A fugitive American national was arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)-7 in a subdivision in Barangay Agus, Lapu-Lapu City, on Friday, July 12, 2024. The accused was identified as Malik Dejoun…

Lapu-Lapu City fire: 4 families displaced

Futch Anthony Inso 07/06/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — A total of four families, consisting of 12 individuals, were left homeless in a fire that broke out in a residential area in Sitio San Roque, Upper Kagudoy in Brgy. Basak in Lapu-Lapu…

Lapu-Lapu City uses mobile app to collect payments, taxes

Futch Anthony Inso 07/03/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — Paying taxes in Lapu-Lapu City has now become hassle-free after the city government partnered with a mobile wallet app to modernize and streamline the collection of payments for traffic violations, taxes, and environmental…

Lapu-Lapu City unveils mascot symbolizing disaster resilience, preparedness

Futch Anthony Inso 07/02/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) has introduced a mascot named “Opong Andam,” short for Opanganon Andam, as the city celebrates National Disaster Resilience Month 2024. This year’s celebration…

Lapu-Lapu fire razes P2.5M worth of properties

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 07/02/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Eight houses were destroyed in a fire that broke out in a residential area in Sitio Bagumbayan 1, Brgy. Maribago in Lapu-Lapu City on Tuesday, July 2. The first alarm fire broke out…

Exercise Bantay Kadagatan 2024 officially opens in Lapu-Lapu

Emmariel Ares 06/26/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  ‘Exercise Bantay Kadagatan 2024’ officially opened on Wednesday morning, June 26, 2024. The exercise, scheduled from June 26 to July 1, is aimed to enhance the interoperability and coordination of the different government…

Over 1,500 Lapu-Lapu residents receive cash aid through AKAP

Futch Anthony Inso 06/25/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — At least 1,572 beneficiaries from 30 barangays in Lapu-Lapu City received financial assistance under the Ayuda para sa Kapos ang Kita Program (AKAP) on Monday, June 24, 2024. The distribution was held at…

Lapu-Lapu City strengthens campaign against cervical cancer, HPV

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 06/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local government of Lapu-Lapu City recently launched a massive campaign about cervical cancer and the human papillomavirus (HPV). The campaign, which took place during the Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in May, was…

Construction worker crushed to death by concrete slab in Lapu-Lapu

Emmariel Ares 06/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A miscalculation by a crane operator at a construction site in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu became the cause of a tragedy when a concrete slab fell on a worker on Wednesday, June 19, 2024.…

63rd Charter Day Anniversay: Chan promises major infra projects

Futch Anthony Inso 06/17/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – There is so much that Oponganons should look forward to in the coming years as major infrastructure projects are now in the pipeline, Mayor Junard  Chan said. These include the planned International Convention…

Lapu-Lapu’s Bb. Pilipinas bet flaunts ‘Kadaugan’-inspired national costume

Immae Lachica 06/12/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Binibining 26 of this year’s Binibining Pilipinas was radiating in the vibrant hues of red and yellow. Phoebe Godinez of Lapu-Lapu City gave pageant fans a treat when she showcased the rich culture and heritage…

Lapu seniors and PWDs receive midyear cash assistance

Futch Anthony Inso 06/01/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — Lapu-Lapu seniors and PWDs (Persons with Disability) got their midyear cash gift starting today, June 1, 2024, until tomorrow, June 2, 2024. The distribution was held in public schools in different barangays, where…

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