Island hopping boat sinks off Cordova coast, 35 rescued

Futch Anthony Inso 09/26/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Fisherfolks in Mactan Island especially in Olango Island are reminded not to go out to sea due to the inclement weather brought about by Typhoon Karding, which is affecting the Luzon area on…

Patronal visit of the image of the Nuestra Señora de Regla to Olango canceled 

Futch Anthony Inso 09/26/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Nuestra Señora de Regla Parish canceled the start of the patronal visit of the image of the Nuestra Señora de Regla on Monday, September 26, 2022. The image was scheduled to visit the St.…

Patronal visit of Nuestra Señora de Regla starts Sept. 26

Futch Anthony Inso 09/23/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The patronal visit of the image of the Nuestra Señora De Regla in Lapu-Lapu City will start on Monday, September 26, 2022. The image will first visit the St. Augustine Parish on Olango…

Plan to build P90B Cordova-Bohol bridge welcomed

Futch Anthony Inso 09/12/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan welcomes the plan of the Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) to construct a bridge which will connect Cordova in Cebu to Bohol. The proposed bridge will connect…

More Korean tourists visiting Lapu-Lapu City – tourism officer

Futch Anthony Inso 09/07/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — More Korean tourists are visiting Lapu-Lapu City after the country’s health and safety protocols were relaxed. This was confirmed by John Kristoffer Rafols, OIC tourism officer of Lapu-Lapu City, in a forum on…

Councilor warns public on the deadly risks of eating pufferfish

Futch Anthony Inso 08/04/2022

LAPU-LAPU City, Philippines — A councilor of the Lapu-Lapu City Council has warned the public against eating pufferfish (buriring) after a 57-year-old mother died while several members of her family got admitted at the hospital after eating…

Olango residents get free skills training, better chances of landing a job

Futch Anthony Inso 07/21/2022

Some 255 residents in Olango Island in Lapu-Lapu City will have a better chance at getting a job after they graduated from the free skills training on Thursday, July 21, which was initiated by the Lapu-Lapu City…

Lapu-Lapu has one more drug-cleared barangay – Sabang

Futch Anthony Inso 07/07/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Another barangay in Lapu-Lapu City was declared as a drug cleared barangay on Thursday, July 7, 2022. Garry Lao, head of the City of Lapu-Lapu Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (CLOSAP), said…

Chan presents 10-point agenda to Lapu-Lapu City Council

Futch Anthony Inso 07/07/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan presented his 10-point agenda during his inaugural speech on Thursday, July 7, 2022, at the Lapu-Lapu City Session Hall. Dubbed as “J-U-N-A-R-D C-H-A-N,” the mayor wants to…

Olango slowly rising from ashes

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/03/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Olango Island was one of the most badly hit by super typhoon Odette last December 2021. Six months since the storm, the island located east of Mactan Island in Cebu is starting to recover, although…

Sabang officials want area where blacktip sharks are found protected

Futch Anthony Inso 06/13/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — Officials in Barangay Sabang in Olango Island want to declare the seawater where blacktip sharks are found as a marine sanctuary. Alex Baring, the head of the Lapu-Lapu City Agriculture and Fisheries Office…

Police: Still no clue to identity of killers of Tungasan councilor Sadam Quiros

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Lapu-Lapu City admit that they still do not have the names, photos, and backgrounds of the at least three men who are believed to be behind the killing of Tungasan barangay…

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