Special job fair in Lapu-Lapu: 118 applicants hired on the spot

Futch Anthony Inso 10/07/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 118 applicants were hired on the spot (HOTs) during the special job fair in Lapu-Lapu City on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, which was held at Island Central Mactan in Barangay Ibo. This…

Old face mask vendor duped by man using fake P1,000 bill

Futch Anthony Inso 10/05/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A 68-year-old vendor from Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City was duped by a man who used a fake P1,000 bill to buy face masks he was selling. On Tuesday morning, October 4, 2022, Sabdullah…

65 retrench workers from MEPZ receive cash aid, food packs from DSWD-7

Futch Anthony Inso 10/04/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – A total of 65 of the around 4, 000 displaced workers at the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) in Lapu-Lapu City received financial assistance and family food packs (FFPs) on Monday afternoon, Oct.…

2 Cebu contingents compete for international festival competition in Korea

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least two contingents from Cebu will be competing in one of the world’s largest festival competitions. Performers from Lapu-Lapu City and Toledo City are now in Wonju in South Korea for the…

Lapu councilor appeals for help in repairing Odette-damaged daycare centers

Futch Anthony Inso 09/30/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A Lapu-Lapu City councilor has appealed to the private sector to help in repairing daycare centers that were damaged by super typhoon Odette in December 2021. This is after Councilor Annabeth Cuizon confirmed…

House approves bill declaring June 17 as special non-working holiday in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 09/28/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The House of Representatives has approved on the third and final reading House Bill (HB) no. 4839 authored and sponsored by Lapu-Lapu City Lone District Representative Cindi King-Chan. HB 4839 or “An act…

38 minors rounded up as Lapu-Lapu intensifies implementation of curfew ordinance

Futch Anthony Inso 09/28/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — At least 38 minors were rescued by the Lapu-Lapu City police on Tuesday night, Sept. 27, 2022, for violating the city’s curfew ordinance. Lapu-Lapu City’s curfew hours run from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00…

Tri-cities offer free anti-rabies vaccination, spay, castration on World Anti-Rabies Day

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — In line with the celebration of World Anti-Rabies Day on Sept. 28, an anti-rabies vaccination, spay, and castration of pet animals were conducted at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex on Tuesday,…

Man who sells rugby to minors nabbed by Lapu-Lapu police

Futch Anthony Inso 09/27/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu police arrested on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, a man who allegedly supplies rugby to street-dwelling minors near the Lapu-Lapu City Public Market. The suspect was identified as Ricky Berdin, 28 years…

Patronal visit of Nuestra Señora de Regla starts Sept. 26

Futch Anthony Inso 09/23/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The patronal visit of the image of the Nuestra Señora De Regla in Lapu-Lapu City will start on Monday, September 26, 2022. The image will first visit the St. Augustine Parish on Olango…

MCWD to buy water from private desalination plants in 2023

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) chairman and lawyer Jose Daluz III said they hope to provide at least 22 million liters of water (MLD) to Mactan Island by 2023. Daluz, in an interview…

20 tons of coastal garbage collected in Lapu-Lapu coastal cleanup

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Close to 20 tons of garbage were collected during the International Coastal Cleanup held in Lapu-Lapu City on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Jocelyn Abayan, environmental management specialist of the City Environment and Natural…

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