From work partners to partners for life

Futch Anthony Inso 06/29/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Aldrian Gumahin and Shemna Ducay met at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. They were workmates, then became lovers, and eventually a married couple after they exchanged vows on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.…

Time for reconciliation? Mayor Chan open to resolve issues with 7 village chiefs

Futch Anthony Inso 06/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is open to reconciling with the seven barangay captains who filed a case against him before the Office of the Ombudsman for Malversation of Public Funds and violation of…

Payout of midyear cash assistance for PWDs, seniors in Lapu starts June 16

Futch Anthony Inso 06/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Good news for senior citizens and persons with disability (PWDs) in Lapu-Lapu City. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan announced that starting on Thursday, June 16, 2022, the city government will start the payout of…

Lapu mayor to give incentives to police for successful anti-drug operations 

Futch Anthony Inso 06/14/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan promised to give cash incentives to the police for their successful anti-drugs campaign in the city. On Monday evening, Jun 13, 2022, personnel from the Drug Enforcement Unit and…

Chan to sign MOA with proponents of Skyway Project

Futch Anthony Inso 06/14/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will sign a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the proponents of the proposed Lapu-Lapu Expressway (LLEX), also known as the Skyway Project. This is after the city council approved…

Ahong grateful for INC backing

Futch Anthony Inso 05/03/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has expressed his gratitude to the religious group, Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), which, he said, gave its support for Team Ahong-Team Libre in the upcoming May 9, 2022 elections.…

Mayor Ahong reminds Lapu residents to be vigilant against fire 

Futch Anthony Inso 03/02/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan reminds the public to be vigilant against fire as the country observes “Fire Prevention Month” this March. Chan also urged residents who still have no electricity to check the…

Financial assistance for typhoon-affected households in Lapu-Lapu to be released within the week

Futch Anthony Inso 01/06/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan met on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, all barangay captains, representatives from the Philippine National Police (PNP), and the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO), to prepare for the…

Lapu takes extra steps to mitigate effects of #OdettePH

Futch Anthony Inso 12/16/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government took additional precautions to mitigate the effect of typhoon Odette as the city was placed under storm signal no. 3 on Thursday morning, December 16, 2021.  Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong”…

Lapu suspends work, classes due to #OdettePH

Futch Anthony Inso 12/15/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Classes in public schools and work in public offices are suspended in Lapu-Lapu City starting  Thursday, December 16, 2021, until Friday, December 17. This was announced by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on Wednesday, December…

It’s Lapulapu, not Lapu-Lapu: Ahong pushes for city to be renamed, too

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan also wants the city to be renamed to the correct spelling of the country’s first hero. Chan made this pronouncement after the Malacañang on December 7, 2021…

Mayor Isko visit: Chan says he has not yet endorsed any presidential bet

Futch Anthony Inso 12/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has clarified that he has not yet endorsed any candidate for president in the upcoming 2022 national and local elections. Chan made this clarification after Manila City Mayor…

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