Storage room destroyed by Lapu-Lapu fire, P100K lost

Paul Lauro 04/22/2021

CEBU CITY-Philippines — At least P100,000 worth of properties was destroyed after a morning fire hit a storage room of a construction arm of a company on Thursday, April 11, in Barangay Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City. Fire…

Lapu-Lapu cops deliver relief packs to more than 1,000 families

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — If you have you P2,000 spare money, what would you spend them for? For the Police personnel of Station 2 of Lapu-lapu City Police Office (LLCPO), it was spent to buy groceries to…

Three barangays in Lapu exceed target for mass testing

Immae Lachica 05/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— With the release of the accomplishment report of the “Targeted and Strategized Community Mass Testing” by the Lapu-Lapu government, the report stated that there were three barangays who captured more than 100 perfect of…

Cebu Holdings plans another hotel in Lapu

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/08/2019

CEBU CITY–Another resort hotel will soon rise in Lapu-Lapu City. Cebu Holdings Inc. President Aniceto Bisnar Jr. said that the land development is almost complete for the Seagrove project that is located at a coastal property in…

Million Volunteer Run on Sunday: No road closures in Lapu-Lapu but more cops, traffic enforcers to be deployed

Norman V. Mendoza 12/05/2019

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The City Traffic Management System (CTMS) of Lapu-Lapu City announces no road closures for the Million Volunteer Run of the Philippine Red Cross Lapu-Lapu/Cordova Chapter this Sunday December 8. Mario Napuli, CTMS…

Lapu-Lapu fluvial procession: Devotees on colorful boats brave rough seas to escort Virgin Mary home to her shrine

Norman V. Mendoza 11/13/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The weather cooperated and the rough seas at the tip of Punta Engaño was not a hindrance as the fluvial procession of the image of the Virgin of the Rule from the Hilutungan…

Mactan casino project gets ‘advance’ of $42.5M from Dennis Uy’s Udenna

Philippine Daily Inquirer 10/19/2019

Integrated gaming resort developer PH Resorts Group Holdings Inc. (PHR) has tapped a $42.5-million loan from a unit of its parent firm, Udenna Corp., to fund its casino project in Mactan, Cebu. “This advance represents a significant…

Family defends Carillo, says he was a loving father, devoted public servant

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/22/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines –Police Chief Master Sergeant Deogenes Carillo escorted six prisoners early on Thursday morning.  He told his wife in a text message that he was very tired and was already heading home to rest.  But…

Aspirant asks for neutral policemen to secure Punta Engaño

Norman V. Mendoza 05/11/2018

PUNTA Engaño Barangay Captain Josie Hayashi who is running for reelection has reported being harrassed by unidentified men while on their campaign trail and Pulong-pulong sa Barangay. In a letter to the Police Regional Office, Hayashi said…

New Punta Engaño village chief days before polls

Norman V. Mendoza 04/25/2018

Four years after she filed her election protest and more than two weeks to go before the barangay and Sangunniang Kabataan (SK) elections, Josie Hayashi finally assumes her post as barangay chairperson of Punta Engaño of Lapu-Lapu…

Police search for body of Bien Unido Mayor

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/08/2017

CEBU CITY–The mayor of Bien Unido town in Bohol was believed to have been thrown into the sea after she was shot dead by his captors on Wednesday, according to the police. The police were scouring the…

Remains found in Lapu, Cebu City waters

Norman V. Mendoza 01/07/2017

AN old man’s remains was found by his neighbor floating in the waters off Barangay Punta Engaño at Lapu-Lapu City at past 9 a.m. yesterday. The 65-year-old identified as Isidro Pagobo, a resident of Sitio Lupa in…

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