Lapu-Lapu gov’t lights up more houses in Olango

Futch Anthony Inso 03/21/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Another islet barangay of Olango Island in Lapu-Lapu City will have their light in their houses after 80 households in Barangay Caohagan received solar panel sets today, March 21, 2021. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard…

Lapu-Lapu gov’t helps light up 560 Pangan-an homes

Futch Anthony Inso 03/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of Barangay Panga-an, an islet barangay in Olango Island, Lapu-Lapu City will no longer spend the nights in darkness after the city government donated a solar panel set to each of the…

Olango brownouts solved with 2 new power plants set to go online

Futch Anthony Inso 02/27/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Residents in Olango Island, Lapu-Lapu City will no longer experience a daily rotational brownout, after the power supplier of Mactan Electric Company (MECO), Total Power, finished the construction and installation of two additional…

Preventive evacuation : 40 families evacuated in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 02/21/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has already imposed preventive evacuation to 40 families in three barangays here. Annabeth Cuizon, head of the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO), said that 28 families in…

Lapu-Lapu fishermen get P5K cash aid, food subsidy from DA-7

Futch Anthony Inso 02/16/2021

LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 538 fishermen in Lapu-Lapu City have received P5,000 worth of financial assistance and food subsidy from the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7). Alex Baring, special assistant to the mayor for…

Dolphin watching in Lapu soon, too?

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — How does dolphin watching in Lapu-Lapu City sound like? As the city moves towards the reopening its tourism industry following its downgrade to the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) status, Mayor Junard Chan…

Olango fishermen receive pump boats, relief goods

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some fishermen in Barangay Pangan-an, Olango Island, received pump boats and relief goods from Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, this Saturday, August 22, 2020. In a Facebook post, Chan announced that he…

Fisherfolks return to Olango after getting stranded in Palawan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One hundred seventeen individuals, mostly fisherfolks, who reside in Olango Island, have returned to their homes this Saturday, July 11, after they were stranded in Palawan in Luzon. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan…

OVP launches free ferry service between Mactan, Olango for frontliners, patients

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Office of the Vice President (OVP) has recently launched additional free services for Cebuano frontliners and patients. Vice President Leni Robredo, in a post on her official Facebook page, announced that free…

With 13 rescued at sea off Liloan, public urged to refrain from patronizing colorum motorbancas

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) is reminding the public not to patronize or risk riding on unregistered motorbancas to travel across islands in Cebu. Lieutenant Junior Grade Michael John Encina,…

Cebuana to represent Nevada in Mutya Pilipinas 2019 pageant

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another Cebuana gets on board for Mutya Pilipinas 2019. Tyra Rae Florito Goldman is part of the official roster as she currently represents the Filipino community of Nevada, United States of America (USA). …

Lapu-Lapu City ‘indigents’ to enjoy free hospital, consultation services

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Indigent” residents of Lapu-Lapu City will no longer need to pay for medical consultation and confinement in the two city-run hospitals. Lawyer Jeannify Tan-Dungog, the administrator of the two government hospitals, said consultation…

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