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…

PEZA to transform economic zones into townships starting with Cebu’s MEZ

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/21/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu –The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) will transform the four economic zones that the agency currently operates into townships in a move to create developments with their own amenities. PEZA Director General Charito Plaza…

3 students, 2 MEPZ employees injured after vehicular collision

Norman V. Mendoza 08/14/2018

Motorists experienced heavy traffic along several roads, particularly Basak-Marigondon Road and Maximo Patalinjug Avenue in Lapu-Lapu City, after three vehicles were involved in a collision at past 6 a.m. on Tuesday (August 14). Two tricycles, with students…

Security Bank ties up with BTMU; eyes Japan firms in PH

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/17/2016

SECURITY Bank is expected to gain a major foothold on Japanese corporations in the country following its partnership with Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd. (BTMU) earlier this year. Alfonso Salcedo Jr., Security Bank president, said there are many…

JAILED OVER BOMB JOKE

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/09/2016

Choose your jokes. A 37-year-old female production worker from Mandaue City learned her lesson too late, ended in prison and might even have to postpone or even cancel her trip abroad after she was arrested for dropping…

12 Lapu inmates test positive for TB

Norman V. Mendoza 04/13/2015

About 12 inmates of the Lapu-Lapu City Jail are under medication after they tested positive for tuberculosis. Jail officials had the inmates examined at the facility’s clinic which confirmed that they are suffering from the disease. Warden…

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