Ahong urges biz owners to renew permits early

Futch Anthony Inso 01/04/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan urged business owners to renew their business permits early. Chan said that this is to avoid the penalties and surcharges that will be imposed by the city.…

Mayor Ahong Chan launches program against vandalism, garbage

Futch Anthony Inso 01/03/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan launched on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, the “Gubat Kontra Basura ug Vandalism” program. Chan created a team for the program, which is composed of representatives from the City Environment…

30 couples tie the knot in Lapu’s mass wedding

Futch Anthony Inso 12/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 30 couples tied the knot during the “Libreng Kasalan ng Bayan 2022” held at Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City on Tuesday afternoon, December 20, 2022. The mass wedding was officiated…

Lapu-Lapu mayor: Odette was an eye-opener

Futch Anthony Inso 12/16/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that the onslaught of Super Typhoon Odette last year was an eye-opener. It also taught Oponganons a lesson. The city was among the areas that were badly hit…

LCPO one with Mayor Chan against vandalism 

Futch Anthony Inso 12/08/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has expressed its support to the call of Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan against vandalism. Police Colonel Elmer Lim, chief of the LCPO, assured the mayor that they will…

Mayor Chan reiterates call for intensified police visibility 

Futch Anthony Inso 11/22/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan reiterates his standing order to the Philippine National Police (PNP) to intensify its implementation of peace and order in the city and police visibility in strategic areas. Chan made…

‘Victory for Oponganons’: Lapu-Lapu LGU receives five awards from DILG

Futch Anthony Inso 11/09/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government bagged five awards from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, for its efficient anti-illegal drugs campaign and functional peace and order council. Among the…

Mayor Chan wants ‘maximum penalty’ against vandals

Futch Anthony Inso 11/08/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has recommended to the city council to impose stiff penalty against vandals who will be caught damaging government property. Chan made such a statement after he observed that a…

38 minors rounded up as Lapu-Lapu intensifies implementation of curfew ordinance

Futch Anthony Inso 09/28/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — At least 38 minors were rescued by the Lapu-Lapu City police on Tuesday night, Sept. 27, 2022, for violating the city’s curfew ordinance. Lapu-Lapu City’s curfew hours run from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00…

20 tons of coastal garbage collected in Lapu-Lapu coastal cleanup

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Close to 20 tons of garbage were collected during the International Coastal Cleanup held in Lapu-Lapu City on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Jocelyn Abayan, environmental management specialist of the City Environment and Natural…

Ahong will cancel construction of 600-megawatt LNG power plant if this proves detrimental to people and environment

Futch Anthony Inso 06/16/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will not oppose canceling the construction of a 600-megawatt Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Power Plant in his city if the project will harm the public and the…

Radaza on dismissal of case vs Chan: ‘It was only due to technicality’

Futch Anthony Inso 05/19/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—For Representative Paz Radaza, there’s no reason to be upset about the dismissal of the civil case against Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan. After all, her term as Lapu-Lapu City Lone District representative is about to…

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