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…

700 Olango residents get P1.5K ‘COVID-19 aid’

Futch Anthony Inso 05/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — More than 700 residents in Olango Island in Lapu-Lapu City have each received financial assistance worth P1,500 from the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) on Wednesday May 5,…

FACES OF CEBU: Don Carlo Lleva Matugas, ‘camarero’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Don Carlo Lleva Matugas is a camarero, an avid collector of religious images. He has been a collector since his childhood and is a devoted Marian. Matugas hails from Barangay Suba in Danao…

Policemen seize P816K shabu, nab ex-convict, 3 others

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Suspected shabu with an estimated to be worth P816,000 was confiscated in two separate buy-bust operations in Cebu City and Liloan town in northern Cebu today, October 18, 2020. Cebu City policemen got…

Dolphin watching in Lapu soon, too?

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — How does dolphin watching in Lapu-Lapu City sound like? As the city moves towards the reopening its tourism industry following its downgrade to the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) status, Mayor Junard Chan…

22 minors apprehended for curfew violation in Liloan

Winston Ensomo 09/17/2017

Twenty-two minors were rescued in Liloan town on Saturday evening after they were caught loitering on the streets past the 10 PM curfew. According to Police Supt. Melbert Esguerra of Liloan PNP, the minors were caught in…

Gov’t troops secure Olango village due to “armed men”

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/20/2017

CEBU CITY–Government troops have surrounded a coastal village on Olango Island, 6.4 km from Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island, after a resident claimed seeing two armed men in the area past 2 p.m. on Thursday. When police…

Of drugs and renewal

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 12/30/2016

I t was Christmas Eve. I left the house telling my husband Jeff that I will come back before 10 p.m. “I really just need to do these interviews. Dinner is prepared. Please feed the children,” I…

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