Chan: Kidnapping case won’t affect Lapu’s tourism industry

Futch Anthony Inso 05/25/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan believes that the arrest of two Chinese nationals who were allegedly involved in kidnap for ransom activities will not affect the city’s tourism industry. “Dili sad makaingon…

Lapu intensifies war vs dengue amid rise in cases

Futch Anthony Inso 05/25/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government is intensifying its campaign against mosquitoes after the city recorded a rise in dengue cases. Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the City Health Office (CHO), told CDN Digital that…

Suspect jailed for drugs in 2018 nabbed with close to P7M shabu in Lapu

Paul Lauro 05/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 32-year-old man who was earlier charged for illegal drugs may be facing another jail time after he was caught with more than one kilogram of shabu worth close to P7 million. Enforcers…

Police looking at two possible angles in killing of bartender in Lapu-Lapu

Paul Lauro, Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are looking at two possible angles in the killing of a 41-year-old bartender at the Lapu-Lapu City Public Market in Barangay Poblacion, Lapu-Lapu City. Jeffrey Paquibot, a resident of Barangay Maribago, Lapu-Lapu…

Woman from Lapu-Lapu City convicted for online sexual exploitation of children

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines- A woman from Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu was sentenced to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of trafficking offenses, specifically for engaging in online sexual exploitation of children. Violation of Republic Act 9208,…

Sacleo in Cebu tricities: P9.2M shabu seized

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of P9.2 million worth of illegal drugs were seized by the police from the cities of Mandaue, Cebu, and Lapu-Lapu during the one-day Simultaneous Anti-Criminality and Law Enforcement Operations (Sacleo) on…

Brgy Pajo opens birthing home

Futch Anthony Inso 05/23/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Barangay Pajo in Lapu-Lapu City has opened a birthing home on Monday, May 23, 2022. Pajo Barangay Captain Lyndel Bullos said that the birthing home can accommodate eight patients. He added that four midwives and…

Lapu-Lapu, Oarai sign sister city partnership

Futch Anthony Inso 05/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government has signed a sister city partnership with the Oarai City of Japan. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan of Lapu-Lapu City and Oarai City Mayor Yutaka Kunii signed the partnership on…

Barangay Tungasan declared as drug-cleared, gets P50K reward

Futch Anthony Inso 05/19/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Tungasan in Olango Island has received a cash reward of P50,000 from the Lapu-Lapu City Government after it was declared a drug-cleared barangay. The Regional Oversight Committee on Barangay Drug-Clearing Program made…

Crossing the iconic CCLEX highlights return of IRONMAN 70.3 race in Cebu

Glendale G. Rosal 05/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Triathletes from around the country and abroad have something big to look forward to on August 7, 2022, as the biggest and grandest triathlon race in Asia, the Regent Aguila Ironman 70.3 Philippines,…

Lapu-Lapu City only has 6 active cases of COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 05/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government has only recorded six active cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In the monitoring of Lapu-Lapu City Health Office, as of May 17, 2022, of the six active cases,…

Sarok Weavers coach Alocillo relinquishes post to focus on basketball, volleyball clinics

Glendale G. Rosal 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Consolacion Sarok Weavers’ head coach Kareem Alocillo has now shifted his full attention to his volleyball and basketball programs after relinquishing his post with the team following their title run in the…

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