Lapu-Lapu starts distribution of P5K aid to Odette-affected families

Futch Anthony Inso 01/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has already started the distribution of financial assistance to super typhoon Odette-affected families on Sunday, January 16, 2021. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that first to receive the P5,000…

Operator of capsized motorbanca still missing, PCG-7 suspends rescue ops due to bad weather

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The operator of the motorbanca which capsized on the evening of November 8, 2021, has remained missing after almost 20 hours of search and rescue operations by the Philippine Coast Guard in Central…

9 rescued, 1 missing after motorbanca capsizes in waters off Olango Island

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Paul Lauro 11/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rescuers from the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) continue to look for one of the 10 passengers of a motorbanca that capsized Monday night. Lieutenant Junior Grade Erick Salcedo, PGC-7 spokesperson,…

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…

Chan to Oponganons: Refrain from inviting visitors into your homes

Futch Anthony Inso 08/25/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is asking Oponganons to refrain from inviting visitors from other places during fiesta celebrations, especially in Olango Island. This after Chan has observed that barangays in Olango Island…

Lapu-Lapu gov’t pushes vaccination drive to Olango Island

Futch Anthony Inso 08/21/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government is conducting Saturday, August 21, 2021, mass vaccination against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Olango Island. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that they are targeting to inoculate 100 individuals…

43 former drug dependents graduate from barangay-based drug rehab program

Futch Anthony Inso 06/25/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A total of 43 former drug dependents in Barangay Sabang, Olango Island, Lapu-Lapu City, have graduated from the community-based drug rehabilitation program on Friday, June 25, 2021. Garry Lao, director of the City…

Ahong receives 2nd jab in Olango Island, urges residents to get inoculated

Futch Anthony Inso 06/16/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is now fully vaccinated with the Sinovac Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. This after the mayor received the second dose of the vaccine,…

Ahong to get 2nd vaccine dose in Olango Island to encourage islanders to get the jab

Futch Anthony Inso 06/15/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippine — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan announced that he will be receiving his second dose of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine tomorrow, June 16, 2021, in Olango Island. The mayor explained that…

Asinan fisherfolks operate eco-tourism park in Olango Island

Doris C. Bongcac 06/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Most of the residents of Sitio Asinan in Barangay Sabang in Olango Island earn from fishing. But when their catch is scarce, they resort to other means like the illegal extraction of shells…

Eco-Tourism Park in Olango offers guests the sea, nature and plastic crocodiles

Doris C. Bongcac 06/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Pagasa on Friday, June 4, announced the onset of the rainy season. But it is never too late to plan an island travel before you start to stay indoors. And you don’t have…

Sea trips to Olango resume

Futch Anthony Inso 06/02/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Forty-eight individuals who were stranded at the Angasil Port in Barangay Mactan, here on Tuesday evening, June 1, 2021, have already returned to their homes on Olango island on Wednesday morning, June 2. Petty Officer…

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