Lapu-Lapu mayor to drainage contractor: Finish project or I’ll sue you

Futch Anthony Inso 01/05/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan warned the contractor of the drainage project on Ibabao-Agus road that he would file a case against them. This is after the mayor has found out that…

Christmas tree in Iloilo town plaza goes up in flames

Joey Marzan 12/23/2022

ILOILO CITY—A giant Christmas tree in an Iloilo town plaza went up in flames late Friday afternoon, December 23. According to Mayor Marina Gorriceta of San Miguel town, Iloilo, they have yet to determine what caused the fire but pointed to…

Cordova mayor: Senior citizens, who did not pass DSWD pension program, will be given P500 monthly aid

Futch Anthony Inso 12/12/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Senior Citizens in Cordova town, who were not enrolled in the Social Pension program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), will now receive a P500 monthly financial assistance from the…

Telcos, MECO given until Dec. 16 to address dangling wires issue or permits will be revoked

Futch Anthony Inso 11/21/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan warned telecommunication companies or telcos and the Mactan Electric Company (MECO) that he would revoke their business permits if they would fail to address the problems of…

Lapu-Lapu mayor: Rules for cemetery visitation to be announced after IATF issues guidelines

Futch Anthony Inso 10/13/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will still wait for the decision of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on the visitation of cemeteries during the observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on…

Operators of floating cottages urged: Demolish structures before Oct. 19 deadline

Futch Anthony Inso 10/10/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cordova Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan has urged operators of fixed and floating cottages to fast-track the demolition of their structures before its deadline on Oct. 19, 2022. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has earlier…

Free Wi-Fi for students teachers doing research for school projects in Cordova — mayor

Futch Anthony Inso 09/05/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Students and teachers in Cordova town will not have to go to an internet cafe and spend money to do their research for their school projects.  All they have to do is go…

Rama wants all Cebu City streets lighted by July 1

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the Visayan Electric and Department of Public Services (DPS) to light up all the streets in the city by July 1, 2022.  Rama said that all…

Infra projects to solve flooding, traffic top Lapu-Lapu mayor’s to-do list

Futch Anthony Inso 05/27/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will prioritize infrastructure projects that will help solve flooding, address traffic congestion, and repair of roads for next year or 2023. Chan met with officials from the…

Second Ukraine mayor abducted by Russian troops

Agence France Presse 03/14/2022

KYIV — A Ukraine mayor was abducted by invading Russian forces on Sunday, the second such kidnapping in days, bringing strong condemnation from the European Union. “The army of the Russian Federation captured the mayor of the…

Rama to ask Duterte for P5B for Cebu City’s recovery

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/23/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will be asking President Rodrigo Duterte for P5 billion assistance to help the city recover from the devastation of Typhoon Odette.  The President is expected to arrive…

8 mayors, 3 vice mayors vie for Cebu City top posts

Dyrecka Letigio 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s aspiring candidates for the 2022 elections are a wide array of party-affiliated and independent candidates. At least eight individuals are vying for mayor of the city, of which two are from…

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