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…

President Duterte to grace Team Libre’s grand rally in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 03/28/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—President Rodrigo Duterte will join the grand rally of Team Libre of Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on Thursday, March 31, 2022. This was confirmed by Chan on his Facebook page. Team Libre earlier…

Gen. Eleazar vows to look into needs of Oponganons if elected

Futch Anthony Inso 03/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief and senatorial candidate Gen. Guillermo Eleazar paid a courtesy visit to Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on Tuesday morning, March 15, 2022. Eleazar was welcomed by…

Lapu-Lapu City receives Notice of Compliance from LTFRB-7

Futch Anthony Inso 03/09/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)-7 has awarded a Certificate of Compliance to the City of Lapu-Lapu after the agency has approved the city’s Local Public Transport Route Plan (LPTRP) on…

Lapu Council tosses expressway proposal back to Ahong pending clarifications

Futch Anthony Inso 12/09/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The proposed Lapu-Lapu Expressway of Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan failed to gain momentum after the City Council during its regular session on Thursday afternoon, referred the proposal back to the office of the…

Lapu ranks first among CV LGUs with highest percentage of vaccinated individuals

Futch Anthony Inso 12/02/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City ranks first among local government units (LGUs) in Central Visayas with the highest percentage of the daily target during the National Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccination Days from November 29 to…

Visit a place with someone “as a friend” trends on social media

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 09/10/2021

GINATILAN, CEBU — Traveling with a good friend to share adventures and memories makes the journey even more unforgettable. As social media went abuzz with the phrase “as a friend”, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan shared…

Lapu plans to build reformation center for drug surrenderees

Futch Anthony Inso 05/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Government is planning to establish a reformation center for drug pushers and drug surrenderees. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan met today, May 6 with City of Lapu-Lapu Office for Substance Abuse Prevention…

Mandatory wearing of face shields in Lapu-Lapu only in selected areas 

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/15/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The mandatory wearing of face shields here will be implemented only in selected areas such as in malls and public transportation. This was divulged by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on Monday, March 15,…

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