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Cemeteries in Lapu-Lapu closed from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cemeteries in Lapu-Lapu City will be closed during the All Souls and All Saints Days or from October 29 to November 4, 2020. This developed after Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan issued Executive Order (EO) No. 2020-071, declaring the closure of all cemeteries in Lapu-Lapu City from October 29, 2020 […] The post Cemeteries in Lapu-Lapu closed from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 6th, 2020

Chan on burglaries: More CCTVs, security guards at city hall compound

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan plans to tighten security at the City Hall compound after burglars hit two department offices in separate buildings there in a span of 10 days. Chan said he planned to install more security cameras or closed circuit television cameras (CCTVs) in the different buildings in […] The post Chan on burglaries: More CCTVs, security guards at city hall compound appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2020

Lapu ESL school closed for violating ECQ protocol

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – An ESL School in Barangay Maribago in Lapu-Lapu City was ordered closed by Mayor Junard Chan after it was caught still operating despite the Enhanced Community Quarantine protocol in the whole island. Mayor Chan said his office received a report that QQ English, a school teaching English language to foreign students […] The post Lapu ESL school closed for violating ECQ protocol appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 1st, 2020

Lapu-Lapu City to close roads for Traslacion  

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Some roads will be closed in Lapu-Lapu City on January 18, 2019, Saturday, for the Traslacion and motorcade of Señor Sto. Niño. The closure starts at around 11 p.m. on January 17, 2020, Friday, when all roads leading to the Lapu-Lapu City Public Market  and Virgen dela Regla National Shrine will be closed […] The post Lapu-Lapu City to close roads for Traslacion   appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2020

Lapu team shuts down house operating as resto, lodging house, clinic in Maribago subdivision

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A residential house at a subdivision in Barangay Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City used as a restaurant, lodging house and a clinic has been shut down by the Lapu-Lapu City government at past 2 p.m. today, December 10. A team led by Mayor Junard Chan closed the residential house allegedly leased by a […] The post Lapu team shuts down house operating as resto, lodging house, clinic in Maribago subdivision appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2019

Backyard poultry farm, piggery in Lapu-Lapu closed for operating without permits

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — A backyard poultry farm and  piggery in Barangays Mactan and Pajac respectively were closed by Mayor Junard Chan today, December 9, for operating without permits. Chan visited the backyard poultry farm, which is owned by Dolores Osuyos at Sitio Ka Maria in Barangay Mactan, and closed the operation of Osuyos’ poultry […] The post Backyard poultry farm, piggery in Lapu-Lapu closed for operating without permits appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2019

Northern portion of Mactan Channel closed on Nov. 12 for fluvial procession

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The northern side of Mactan Channel will be closed for vessel traffic on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, to give way for the fluvial procession for the feast of the Our Lady of Rule in Lapu-Lapu City. Lieutenant Junior Grade Michael John Encina, spokesperson of the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas […] The post Northern portion of Mactan Channel closed on Nov. 12 for fluvial procession appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2019

Mayor Chan inspects Lapu-Lapu cemeteries

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu— Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan and Lapu-Lapu City Police Director Colonel Clarito Baja inspected the cemeteries here on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Chan and Baja visited first the Humay-Humay Public cemetery which the biggest public cemetery in the city located along Humay-Humay road in Barangay Gun-ob. “We will just make sure that […] The post Mayor Chan inspects Lapu-Lapu cemeteries appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2019

Cordova cops checking CCTV footage showing Carillo’s killers

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Cordova police have found a closed circuit television (CCTV) footage of a motorcycle with two men on board that fit the description of witnesses on the killers of the town’s deputy police chief, Police Chief Master Sergeant Deogenes Carillo. According to Police Chief Master Sergeant Marvin Ando, lead investigator of […] The post Cordova cops checking CCTV footage showing Carillo’s killers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2019

Lapu gov’t commends city cops, PDEA agents for successful drug bust

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines– The Lapu-Lapu City Government has commended members of the city’s police force and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-7 this morning, November 25, 2020, for their successful joint drug operation on October 21, 2020. The said operation resulted in the arrest of a high-value target and the seizure of more than 22 […] The post Lapu gov’t commends city cops, PDEA agents for successful drug bust appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

Ahong backs holding of Misa de Gallo, police say they’re ready

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines– Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said he is in favor of holding the traditional Misa de Gallo starting on December 16, 2020, despite the threat of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). According to Chan, he is not against the holding of Dawn Masses as long as the health and safety protocols […] The post Ahong backs holding of Misa de Gallo, police say they’re ready appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2020

Lapu police probe E.O. violators during fiesta

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines– The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) is now investigating the video that was posted on Facebook, which reportedly violated the Executive Order (E.O.) of Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan that prohibits Oponganons from inviting visitors during the fiesta celebration of the Virgen dela Regla on Saturday, November 21, 2020. Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, […] The post Lapu police probe E.O. violators during fiesta appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2020

223 Oponganons avail of city’s free flu vaccination

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- A total of 223 individuals have availed of the simultaneous free flu vaccination in three barangays of Lapu-Lapu City on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, told CDN Digital that of this number, 106 are from Barangay Pusok, 52 from Barangay Gun-ob, and […] The post 223 Oponganons avail of city’s free flu vaccination appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2020

2 lawyers shot in Cebu in less than 2 months

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A lawyer was gunned down here in broad daylight on Monday, November 23, 2020, just six weeks after an almost similar incident also occurred to a fellow lawyer in Lapu-Lapu City. The Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Cebu City Chapter (IBP-Cebu City) confirmed on Monday afternoon that lawyer Joey Luis […] The post 2 lawyers shot in Cebu in less than 2 months appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2020

Police apprehend 150 people during Lapu-Lapu fiesta

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Around 150 individuals were apprehended by the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) on Saturday, November 21, 2020, for violating the health and safety protocols during the city’s fiesta celebration in honor of its partroness, Virgin dela Regla. Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, city director of LCPO, told CDN Digital that of this […] The post Police apprehend 150 people during Lapu-Lapu fiesta appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2020

Lapu health officials expect rise in COVID-19 cases

Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department is expecting a spike of new Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, said on Thursday, November 19, 2020, that the reason behind the expected rise in new cases is […] The post Lapu health officials expect rise in COVID-19 cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020

P19M rescue truck turned over to Lapu-Lapu’s disaster team

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) has acquired a new heavy-duty rescue truck today, November 20, 2020. Nagiel Bañacia, DRRMO head, said that the heavy-duty rescue truck, which was worth P19 million was purchased by the city government. The truck is equipped with different disaster-related tools, that […] The post P19M rescue truck turned over to Lapu-Lapu’s disaster team appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020

Lapu logs 33 positives from barangay swab testing

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines– The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department has recorded 33 individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 in the mass swab testing that they conducted on the 11 barangays with the most number of infections. According to Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, that of these number, 15 were from Barangay […] The post Lapu logs 33 positives from barangay swab testing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2020

Lapu fire victims to receive cash assistance from city

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu City mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan promised fire victims in Sitio Balanghoy, Barangay Gun-ob that the city will provide financial assistance to help them get back on their feet. On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at around 11:20 in the morning, five houses were burned in the incident, while two were partially damaged. […] The post Lapu fire victims to receive cash assistance from city appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020

Chan orders police to monitor residential areas during fiesta

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has ordered the Philippine National Police (PNP) to deploy personnel who will be roving around residential areas across the city during the fiesta celebration of the Virgen Dela Regla from November 20-21, 2020. Chan said that the move is to ensure that Oponganons are compliant with […] The post Chan orders police to monitor residential areas during fiesta appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020

Lapu-Lapu police apprehends 200 individuals for violating health protocols

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Around 200 individuals were apprehended by the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, for violating health protocols. Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, the LCPO city director, told CDN Digital the city is intensifying its monitoring of the city streets after seeing a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases. “Most […] The post Lapu-Lapu police apprehends 200 individuals for violating health protocols appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020