Tears on Bonifacio Day

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 11/30/2022

Looking back on the calendar for the year that is almost over, I counted 18 nonworking holidays spread throughout 2022. Are the single holidays appreciated as much as those that fall on Mondays and Fridays, resulting in…

Garbo sa Lapu-Lapu: Maribago bags best in ritual showdown title

Futch Anthony Inso 11/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Maribago emerged as the best in the ritual showdown during the Garbo sa Lapu-Lapu held at Mactan Newtown, Lapu-Lapu City on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Barangay Maribago bagged the cash prize of…

Floating cottages from Cordova to be asked to leave Lapu-Lapu’s coastal waters

Futch Anthony Inso 08/29/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government is set to send a letter to floating cottages from Cordova town that were seen in the coastal waters of the city. Alex Baring, head of the City Agriculture…

Some floating cottages in Cordova town are found on waters of Lapu-Lapu

Doris C. Bongcac 08/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — After they were ordered to cease their operations in Cordova town starting on Sunday, August 28, some of the floating cottage operators appear to be planning to transfer to the waters of Lapu-Lapu…

Chan: Marine buoys meant only to mark fish sanctuaries not trap butandings

Futch Anthony Inso 06/10/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The marine buoys that Lapu-Lapu City will purchase would only serve as markers for the marine sanctuaries that the city plans to establish and not to trap the whale sharks recently seen in…

Lapu-Lapu plans to cordon area where butandings were spotted

Futch Anthony Inso 06/08/2022

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government plans to cordon the sea water in Barangay Marigondon where whale sharks, known here as butanding, were spotted. Alex Baring, head of the Lapu-Lapu City Agriculture and Fisheries Office (CAFO),…

DPWH inaugurates Marigondon road concreting project

Futch Anthony Inso 10/07/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) through the Cebu 6th District Engineering Office inaugurated the new road concreting project in Sitio Ylaya, Barangay Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday morning, October 7,…

Radio station denies organizing controversial “ukay-ukay” event

Futch Anthony Inso 09/30/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — No less than the station manager of radio station Brigada News FM, has clarified that they did not organize the controversial free “Ukay-ukay,” event which drew the ire of netizens for allegedly violating…

Ukay-ukay event slammed; public reminded: Still no mass gathering in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 09/29/2021

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) in Lapu-lapu City has reminded the public that events or activities, which would result in a mass gathering, are still prohibited. This was the…

Chan: Delta variant hits 10 Lapu-Lapu barangays

Futch Anthony Inso 08/02/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has identified 10 barangays that have been hit by the Delta variant of the coronavirus in the city. He said the deadly Delta variant had already penetrated…

British national dies after fire guts his house in Lapu-Lapu

Dennis Singson and Paul Lauro 03/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A 69-year-old British national died in a fire that gutted his house at the Pacific Grand Villas, a subdivision in Barangay Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu City. Mayor Junard Chan confirmed this in a live report…

10 persons stranded on a pump boat off the sea of Marigondon rescued

Futch Anthony Inso 10/26/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU, Philippines — Ten persons, who were stranded in the sea off Barangay Marigondon, Lapu Lapu City after the pumpboat or motor banca they were on cannot dock on the wharf because of big waves,…

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