Mayor Chan promises assistance for victim in alleged rape in Olango

Futch Anthony Inso 01/27/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The two parties involved an alleged rape incident that happened in Olango Island, Lapu-Lapu City met in the office of Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on Thursday afternoon, January 26, 2023. The two parties visited the…

Satellite Malasakit Center to rise in Olango Island – Rep. Chan

Futch Anthony Inso 01/18/2023

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Lone District Representative Cindi King-Chan is planning to establish a satellite branch of Malasakit Center in Sta. Rosa Community Hospital in Olango Island. Chan said that residents of Olango Island…

Chan donates 3 months salary for the restoration of Olango church

Futch Anthony Inso 01/11/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has donated his three months’ worth of salary for the restoration of the St. Agustine Parish in Olango Island. The church suffered extensive damage from Super Typhoon…

4 missing, 4 rescued in separate sea tragedies in northern Cebu

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A joint search and rescue (SAR) operation is now ongoing to locate the four crew members of a fishing banca that went missing Friday night, Dec. 23, while they were travelling from Kinatarcan…

Olango cop chief recalls Odette experience: Super typhoon strengthened police, community ties

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Super Typhoon Odette, particularly in Olango Island, may have brought havoc in the island, but it strengthened the police and community relationship much more. This was what Police Major Michael Gingoyon, the…

Some residents on Olango Island still feel effects of Odette

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/14/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—A year after super typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) hit the Philippines, some families in Cebu continue to struggle with the effects of the category 5 hurricane. The family of Katrina and Edwin Dihayco are…

P30 million for new Olango school bldg. to replace old one damaged by Odette

Futch Anthony Inso 12/10/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The national government will allocate P30 million for the “total repair” of the Suba Elementary School in Barangay Sabang, Lapu-Lapu City. This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Lone District Rep. Cindi King-Chan. The…

Ahong wants entire Olango Island drug cleared in 2023

Futch Anthony Inso 11/11/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — It may sound ambitious, but Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is hopeful that Olango Island would be drug-cleared next year. Olango island is composed of 11 barangays, namely: Baring, Caohagan, Pangan-an, Sta.…

Lapu’s CSWDO chief Abalos continues distributing cash aid despite being soaked in seawater when banca capsizes

Futch Anthony Inso 10/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The show must go on. Despite being soaked in seawater when their pump boat capsized at the coastal waters of Barangay Pangan-an on Thursday, City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) head Junard…

Sea turtle found dead in Olango

Futch Anthony Inso 10/11/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—A huge sea turtle was found dead by fishermen in the coastal waters of Barangay Tingo, Olango Island in Lapu-Lapu City on Monday, October 10, 2022. Alex Baring, head of the City Agriculture and Fishery…

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.…

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