Conservation of 1866 Magellan Obelisk at the Liberty Shrine in Mactan now complete

Doris C. Bongcac 04/01/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Liberty Shrine in Barangay Mactan in Lapu-Lapu City is now ready for the commemoration of the 500 years of the Kadaugan sa Mactan on April 27. The Nation Quincentennial Committee announced that…

Looking back 500 years

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 03/26/2021

Following the directive from the National Historical Commission, Lapulapu is now spelled without the hyphen that formerly cut the hero’s name in two. If you go over manuscript copies of Antonio Pigafetta’s account of the Magellan expedition,…

Dusit Thani: The answer to enjoying a fun summer vacation in the new normal

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 02/20/2021

Summer is just around the corner and having a year of being cooped up indoors, the idea of wanting to enjoy the warmth of the summer sun, a plunge into a pool, and a chance for a…

Spices and the Magellan expedition

Javier Galvan - @inquirerdotnet 01/13/2021

Ferdinand Magellan had never intended to circumnavigate the world. If he had not been killed in Mactan, he would have either stayed in the Moluccas or in Cebu as governor and adelantado, or he would have returned…

Startup Real Estate Developer Builds Holiday Home for New Normal

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo, Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 12/30/2020

Homegrown real estate developer, Exacon Landworth Corp., a Cebuano startup developer introduces Cebu’s first luxury resort home built for the new normal in Mactan, Cebu. Amuma Mactan, as the flagship project of the rising real estate developer,…

Welcome the New Year at Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan

PR 12/26/2020

Take the whole family on a tropical getaway at Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan and welcome the New Year with an all-inclusive staycation package for rooms and villas that are sure to start 2021 on a high…

Make Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan your home for the holiday

PR 12/26/2020

Spend your long weekends at the multi-awarded Crimson Resort & Spa in Mactan and avail of their discounted holiday rates for rooms and villas inclusive of breakfast for two adults, dining privileges, spa and leisure discounts and…

Celebrate holiday traditions at Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan

PR 12/20/2020

The merriest season of the year is here and Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan is preparing a mouth- watering selection of holiday favorites to make the family’s dining traditions a memorable one. Guests can expect a grand…

First Samsung Experience Store in Mactan opens with a full Galaxy range line-up

PR 12/16/2020

December 15, 2020 – Samsung launched its first remarkable Samsung Experience Store in Mactan with a full range of the Galaxy line-up. Residents can walk into and buy a brand new phone, wearable and accessories with exclusive…

Chateau by the Sea gives the word service a new and exciting meaning

Marc Eric Cosep 12/11/2020

Without a doubt, this global health crisis has severely impacted the hospitality industry and hasled hotels and resorts to effect countermeasures to adapt to the “New Normal” way of living. From changing the way to do dining,…

Mass testing of 12 Lapu-Lapu brgys starts

Futch Anthony Inso 11/10/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department has started conducting mass testing to the top 12 barangays in the city with the most number of cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Grace Carungay, head…

Woman killed after being run over by prime mover in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 10/16/2020

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—A 27-year-old woman was killed after she was run over by a prime mover truck around 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 16, 2020, along ML Quezon Highway in barangay Pajo here. The victim was later…

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