Lapu volunteer frontliners refuse to return due to food shortage

Futch Anthony Inso 09/14/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Several medical frontliner volunteers assigned to different vaccination sites here have already refused to lend their help in the ongoing vaccination rollout. This is after the city has no longer provided them food packs for…

Lapu gov’t mulls cash incentives for COVID-free barangays

Futch Anthony Inso 09/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government plans to give cash incentives to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)-free barangays. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that this is done to encourage barangay officials to intensify their campaign against…

Lapu-Lapu allows leisure biking, jogging with minor restrictions

Futch Anthony Inso 08/18/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will allow leisure biking and jogging outdoors despite extending the city’s modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) status until August 31, 2021. “Bike, yah we allow bike. Wala ra’y problema…

Chan parades strong healthcare services, solid COVID-19 response in SOCA

Futch Anthony Inso 07/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan highlighted the accomplishments of his administration in the last two years during his State of the City Address (SOCA) on Thursday afternoon, July 8, 2021, at Gaisano…

Chan to give incentives to two drug-cleared Lapu barangays

Futch Anthony Inso 07/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will give cash incentives to Barangays Tingo and Baring on Olango Island after having been declared drug-cleared barangays. Earlier, the Regional Oversight Committee granted the declaration of Barangays Tingo…

No more negative RT-PCR results required to enter Lapu-Lapu, says mayor

Futch Anthony Inso 07/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Government will no longer require domestic travelers a negative result of the RT-PCR test to enter the city. This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan after the Inter-Agency…

Ahong receives 2nd jab in Olango Island, urges residents to get inoculated

Futch Anthony Inso 06/16/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is now fully vaccinated with the Sinovac Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. This after the mayor received the second dose of the vaccine,…

Ahong to get 2nd vaccine dose in Olango Island to encourage islanders to get the jab

Futch Anthony Inso 06/15/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippine — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan announced that he will be receiving his second dose of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine tomorrow, June 16, 2021, in Olango Island. The mayor explained that…

Chan to be vaccinated with ‘tried and tested’ Sinovac vaccine

Futch Anthony Inso 05/17/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU–Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is set to receive his first dose of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine this week. This was confirmed by Chan in a press conference on Monday, May 17,…

Chan thanks Oponganons for cooperation in fight against COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 05/12/2021

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan thanked Oponganons for cooperating in complying with health and safety protocols to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Chan made this statement after the city recorded…

Ahong backs Gwen’s no-quarantine-for-returning-OFWs proposal

Futch Anthony Inso 05/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is backing the proposal of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to no longer quarantine returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who would arrive at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA).…

Spotlight on for local performers in future reenactments of Kadaugan sa Mactan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/28/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The activities and the number of attendees for the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan may have scaled-down. But the event that culminated on Tuesday, April 27, at the very same site…

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