Special job fair in Lapu-Lapu: 118 applicants hired on the spot

Futch Anthony Inso 10/07/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 118 applicants were hired on the spot (HOTs) during the special job fair in Lapu-Lapu City on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, which was held at Island Central Mactan in Barangay Ibo. This…

Cebu labor group asks DOLE-7 to probe retrenchment of 4,000 MEPZ workers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A labor group here asked the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) to look into one of the biggest retrenchments carried out in the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ).  The…

Lapu-Lapu City Council to DSWD: Help 4,000 retrenched MEPZ workers

Futch Anthony Inso 10/01/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Council has requested the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to provide assistance to 4,000 retrenched workers from the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ). In a resolution that was…

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…

Lapu-Lapu to hold job fair on Sept. 16

Futch Anthony Inso 09/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Public Employment Service Office (PESO) is inviting jobseekers to join the “PESO Lapu-Lapu-The Outlet Job Fair” on Friday, September 16, 2022 at The Outlet in Barangay Basak. The job fair…

Lapu-Lapu City biz tax collection dips again in 2021

Futch Anthony Inso 01/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Another bad year. The Lapu-Lapu City Treasurer’s Office has continued to record a decline in their business tax collection in the past two years or since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Felicitas…

Chan thanks council for approving budget for LLCH aircons

Futch Anthony Inso 08/03/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has expressed his gratitude to the members of the city council for approving on their July 29 regular session the budget for the purchase of airconditioning units…

120K MEPZ workers included in free COVID vaccine rollout – Lapu-Lapu mayor

Futch Anthony Inso 05/31/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — One hundred twenty thousand (100,200)  operators and workers from the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) in Lapu-Lapu City will now be included in the free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination rollout. This was…

DOLE-7 starts livelihood training for retrenched MEPZ workers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The regional labor department in Central Visayas has started conducting livelihood training for some of the retrenched workers of the Mactan Economic Processing Zone (MEPZ) workers. The Department of Labor and Employment here…

Asturias police ask town guests to follow the town protocol

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Asturias Police have appealed to those who will be entering the town to submit themselves to disinfection in the quarantine control point (QCP). This was the reminder of Police Staff Sergeant Joe Fry…

Gunman kills worker outside home in Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 04/06/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — A worker at the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) was shot dead by an unidentified gunman at past 2 p.m. today, April 6, 2020 outside his house in Sitio Masulog, Barangay Suba-Basbas,…

BFP inspects 200K biz establishments in CV to determine fire safety compliance

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP – 7) is targeting to inspect over 200,000 establishments in the region this year to determine their compliance with fire safety requirements. “We would…

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