Ahong puts up P10K reward for anyone who can identify decals vandals

Futch Anthony Inso 04/07/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has offered a P10,000 cash reward to anyone who can help authorities identify the person who vandalized and destroyed the decals that are plastered on the pillars…

Stranded dolphin in Mandaue freed

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/09/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – A Fraser’s dolphin that was rescued from a shallow area off Mactan Channel near the Pajara Park under the Marcelo Fernan Bridge, was already released back to the ocean by members of the…

Lapu-Lapu police to probe ‘Sunday crowd’ under Marcelo-Fernan bridge

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Colonel Clarito Baja, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) chief, has ordered an investigation about people flocking in a portion under the Marcelo-Fernan Bridge, in Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City. This, after a video…

Here’s another beautiful sunset captured by netizen from Lapu-Lapu

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 05/22/2020

MOALBOAL, CEBU — A photo of a sunset from any part of the globe is always stunning. We’ve seen a lot of beautiful sunset photos recently such as this one taken from Maryhills, Barangay Antipolo, Medellin last May…

Strict closure of Mandaue-Mactan bridges starts on Thursday

Rosalie Abatayo 04/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office will strictly implement the closure of the two Mandaue-Mactan bridges from non-essential vehicles and personnel starting Thursday, April 23, 2020. Although Lapu-Lapu City Mayo Junard Chan’s executive order banning…

LOOK: Unusual scenes of ’empty’ Lapu-Lapu streets

Immae Lachica 04/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Marcelo Fernan bridge used to be a very busy bridge connecting mainland Cebu to Lapu-Lapu City. Now, it is like a ghost bridge straight out of a movie scene. This is what Quinneth Leken,…

Chan to recommend to Duterte a change in the location of the proposed 4th Mactan-Cebu bridge

Norman V. Mendoza 02/23/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan announced he would propose to President Rodrigo Duterte to consider transferring the location of the proposed fourth bridge connecting the cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu. The current location…

Cops patrolling Mandaue-Mactan bridges told: Be alert

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/01/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police officers patrolling the two Mandaue-Mactan bridges will continue and intensify their patrols at the two Mandaue-Mactan bridges amid the latest case of a person jumping from one of the bridges. They…

Fishermen in Liloan rescue Marcelo Fernan Bridge jumper

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 11/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man who jumped off the Mandaue side of the Marcelo Fernan bridge past 7 p.m. on Friday, November 29, survived and was rescued by fishermen off the sea of Parola, Liloan town…

New UN Avenue traffic scheme confuse motorists

Rosalie Abatayo 09/22/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Eight personnel from the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) stood at the intersection of D.M. Cortes Street and United Nations Avenue in Mandaue City early today, September 22, to guide motorists where…

Lapu mayor to ask Cebu Governor to reconsider decision to limit pedestrians in Mactan-Cebu bridges

Norman V. Mendoza 09/12/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will be asking Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia to reconsider the decision to limit pedestrian traffic and ban bicycles from passing the two bridges connecting Mactan Island to mainland Cebu.…

Cops consider 24-hour patrols on Mandaue-Mactan bridges after latest ‘suicide try’

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are planning to have 24-hour foot patrols in the two bridges of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu cities after a man jumped off one of the bridges at past 2 p.m. today, August 26.…

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