Family of slain Tungasan councilor not satisfied with police probe

Futch Anthony Inso 05/11/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The family of slain Tungasan Barangay Councilor Jose “Sadam” Quiros says they are not satisfied with how the police are handling the case. On Wednesday noon, May 11, 2022, the mother and sister…

Lapu police rule out politics in killing of Olango Island councilor

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City police have ruled out politics as the motive behind the killing of a councilor in Barangay Tungasan, Olango Island, last May 8, 2022. Police Major Judith Besas, information officer of…

Paz Radaza ally in Olango Island killed just a few hours before May 9 elections

Doris C. Bongcac 05/09/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Rep. Paz Radaza of the lone district of Lapu-Lapu City is offering a P300,000 cash reward for information that would lead to the arrest of the killer of her political ally in Olango…

LCPO starts deploying police personnel to polling centers

Futch Anthony Inso 05/05/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has started deploying on Thursday, May 5, 2022, police personnel to polling centers. This was confirmed by Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, city director of LCPO. On Thursday…

Radaza’s camp cries foul over Ahong party’s posters in Olango Wharf posts

Futch Anthony Inso 05/04/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines– The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in Lapu-Lapu City has confirmed receiving a complaint from Team Deretso of lone district representative Paz Radaza, accusing Team Ahong-Team Libre of Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan of postinig campaign…

Influx of local tourists, fiesta goers in Olango Island, says local police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Olango Island in Lapu-Lapu City noted an increase of local tourists on the island on May 3, 2022. Police Major Michael Gingoyon, chief of Olango Police Station, said this although he could…

Floating restaurants: Rebuilding, trying to stay afloat again in Olango

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/10/2022

OLANGO ISLAND, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu — Olango Island in Lapu-Lapu City has been known for its bird and marine sanctuary. While some residents of the island worked on mainland Lapu-Lapu City and in other cities in Cebu,…

Four more Lapu barangays declared drug-cleared

Futch Anthony Inso 04/04/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) handed over the certificate of recognition to four barangays in Lapu-Lapu City that were declared as drug-cleared barangays. These barangays are Tingo, Baring, Tungasan, and Caw-oy,…

Pag-utlan Camp: An ideal place for a quick summer getaway

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/28/2022

OLANGO ISLAND, Cebu – Looking for a perfect place to go swimming and island hopping this summer? Try the Pag-utlan Camp that is located in Barangay San Vicente in Olango Island. This beautiful haven is also an…

Mactan Hotel held relief operations in Olango Island

PR 03/17/2022

March is women’s month! A celebration to highlight the empowerment and contributions of women in the society hence, Savoy Hotel Mactan celebrated in a different way this year- engaging in CSR initiative that benefited the Odette victims…

LLCC’s off-campus enrollment attracts 125 from Olango Island

Doris C. Bongcac 02/22/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu–A total of 125 Olango Island residents are attending college at the government-run Lapu-Lapu City College (LLCC) during the second semester of school year 2021-2022. These college students availed of LLCC’s off-campus enrollment that was…

MECO incurs over P400M in losses due to Odette

Futch Anthony Inso 02/03/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Electric Company (MECO) has recorded an initial loss of P400 million caused by super typhoon Odette in December 2021. Engr. Gilbert Pagobo, senior vice-president and general manager of MECO, confirmed the…

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