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IN PHOTOS: Beaches in Lapu-Lapu reach full capacity on Sunday

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several beachgoers in Lapu-Lapu City in Mactan Island were not able to spend their Sundays by the sea on October 25, 2020. This after local authorities there denied them entry in some beaches, both public and private, which have reached full capacity, said Nagiel Bañacia, head of the city’s Disaster Risk […] The post IN PHOTOS: Beaches in Lapu-Lapu reach full capacity on Sunday appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 25th, 2020

IN PHOTOS: Marigondon Beach reaches full capacity, beachgoers barred

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Police, and disaster and rescue personnel in Lapu-Lapu City have barred several beachgoers from entering a public beach on Monday, November 2. Nagiel Bañacia, head of the city’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO), said Marbeach in Barangay Marigondon on Monday morning has reached full capacity, prompting them and the city […] The post IN PHOTOS: Marigondon Beach reaches full capacity, beachgoers barred appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2020

Lapu-Lapu beach trips barred

Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan yesterday warned individuals who planned to celebrate their Easter Sunday holiday in the island’s beaches are off-limits as the enhanced community quarantine is still in place. Chan threatened to revoke business permits of violators who will allow family reunions to be held in their private beaches or resorts during this […] The post Lapu-Lapu beach trips barred appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 11th, 2020

Lapu’s first COVID-19 recovery given warm welcome

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A warm welcome and well wishes greeted Lapu-Lapu City’s first patient to recover from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as he comes home to Barangay Babag this Palm Sunday, April 5. In a Facebook post, Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Nagiel Bañacia shared photos of the warm welcome of […] The post Lapu’s first COVID-19 recovery given warm welcome appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2020

Chan won’t prohibit parties in Lapu-Lapu City

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will not prohibit the holding of parties and events in the city, especially during the Fiesta Señor celebration on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Chan said that he will not prohibit parties as long as organizers will comply with the health and safety protocols, such […] The post Chan won’t prohibit parties in Lapu-Lapu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Lapu to kickoff 100 days countdown to 500 years celebration of the Victory of Mactan on Sunday

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City government will officially launch on Sunday, January 17, 2021, activities relating to the celebration of the 500 years of the arrival of Christianity. Mayor Junard Chan said that local and national officials will converge at the Liberty Shrine in Barangay Mactan for a late afternoon flag raising. Chan said […] The post Lapu to kickoff 100 days countdown to 500 years celebration of the Victory of Mactan on Sunday appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Lapu resident jailed for threatening to spread nude photos of girlfriend

CEBU CITY, Philippines -Police arrested a 20-year-old student in an entrapment operation on Monday afternoon, January 4, after he allegedly threatened to release his girlfriend’s nude photos online if she does not give in to his “demands.” Police Lieutenant Colonel Artemio Recabo, acting chief of the Regional Anti-Cybercrime Unit in Central Visayas (RACU-7), said that […] The post Lapu resident jailed for threatening to spread nude photos of girlfriend appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

New Year’s day beachgoers crowd Lapu public beaches, ignore health protocols

Beachgoers crowd this public beach in Barangay Maribago in Lapu-Lapu City totally ignoring standard health protocols. | Photo Courtesy of Nagiel Banacia, CDRRMO head LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) is reminding the public once again that the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is still in our midst […] The post New Year’s day beachgoers crowd Lapu public beaches, ignore health protocols appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2021

In Photos (Part 2): A glimpse of Cebu amid the pandemic

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has forced most countries to adapt to changes to protect each one’s well-being from an infectious virus that has ravaged and infected millions in the world. In Cebu Island — Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu cities and Cebu province — Cebuanos have also adapted to the […] The post In Photos (Part 2): A glimpse of Cebu amid the pandemic appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 1st, 2021

In photos (Part 1): A glimpse at Cebu amid the COVID-19 pandemic

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in a matter of months this year. In Cebu island – Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City and Cebu province – like most parts of the world, face masks and now face shields have become a must for Cebuanos going outside their homes. Community […] The post In photos (Part 1): A glimpse at Cebu amid the COVID-19 pandemic appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2020

Mandaue cops: No firecrackers seized this Christmas

OLANGO ISLAND, Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) has not confiscated any firecrackers as of Sunday, December 27, 2020. According to Police Major Zosimo Jabas of the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) that on their rekorida they had not caught individuals who used or sold firecrackers in the city.  “Karun wala […] The post Mandaue cops: No firecrackers seized this Christmas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2020

In Photos: CDRRMO lists 83 homes in Brgy Ibo that were damaged by big waves

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Some of the residents of Sitio Apro in Barangay Ibo, Lapu-Lapu City returned to their coastal community this Saturday morning, December 19, to retrieve items that they could still use. In an updated report, Nagiel Bañacia, head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRMO), said that big waves […] The post In Photos: CDRRMO lists 83 homes in Brgy Ibo that were damaged by big waves appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2020

In Photos: New Lapu-Lapu City plaza almost ready for public use

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Lapu-Lapu City will soon open its newly renovated plaza to the public. Mayor Junard Chan said that the new plaza will have areas that are specially designed for children, senior citizens, and Persons with Disability (PWDs). Chan said that it will also have a dancing fountain, chess boards, and an exercise […] The post In Photos: New Lapu-Lapu City plaza almost ready for public use appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2020

Lapu-Lapu motorcycle groups gather donations for flood victims in Luzon

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Lapu-Lapu City motorcycle groups have united to extend help to flood victims of Typhoon Ulysses. In the Facebook post of Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Ahong Chan early morning Sunday, November 15, he thanked the groups for this simple act of kindness and camaraderie in times of calamities like this. “Niining buntaga, atong […] The post Lapu-Lapu motorcycle groups gather donations for flood victims in Luzon appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2020

Excess catch in Olango leads Lapu to put up new fish port

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government is planning to put up a fish port on a portion of Barangay Mactan to address the surplus of fish harvested from Olango Island. Mayor Junard ‘Ahong’ Chan, in a press statement issued on Sunday, September 13, said the local government would be building a fish port […] The post Excess catch in Olango leads Lapu to put up new fish port appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2020

Lapu-Lapu police to probe ‘Sunday crowd’ under Marcelo-Fernan bridge

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Colonel Clarito Baja, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) chief, has ordered an investigation about people flocking in a portion under the Marcelo-Fernan Bridge, in Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City. This, after a video this Sunday, August 23, 2020, made rounds online showing a lot of people gathering in the area of […] The post Lapu-Lapu police to probe ‘Sunday crowd’ under Marcelo-Fernan bridge appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2020

Chan allows more establishments to open under GCQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Testing, tutorial and review centers; gyms and fitness centers; sports facilities; internet cafes; dermatological clinics; personal care services except for full body massage; pet grooming services; and drive-in cinemas are already allowed to operate in Lapu-Lapu City. On August 1, Mayor Junard Chan issued a new executive order expanding the list of […] The post Chan allows more establishments to open under GCQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2020

‘Let’s all do our part, stay home’, Mayor Vico Sotto urges public

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto has called on the public to observe health and safety measures as the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the country continue to rise. (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) “Punong-puno ang mga ospital sa rehiyon, public and private. (Hospitals in the region are at full capacity, both public and private.) Let’s all do our part,” Sotto wrote on his social media pages. “Bukod sa trabaho at pagbili ng essential goods, sa bahay na lang muna tayo (Aside from work and buying essential goods, I urge you to just stay home,” he stressed. The mayor also reminded the public to observe social distancing, wear face masks, and follow health safety standards. Last month, the Medical City in Pasig and the St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City and Taguig announced that they have reached full capacity for COVID-19 patients. The Victor R. Potenciano (VRP) Medical Center in Mandaluyong City also urged suspected and confirmed patients to seek medical assistance from other health facilities. On Sunday, the Pasig City government announced that City Hall will be run by a skeleton force for two weeks starting Monday (Aug. 3). Sotto said the offices of the health, peace and order, and other frontline sections will remain open and fully operational. “Pasig City Hall will return to a skeletal workforce for two weeks starting tomorrow Aug. 3, 2020 until Aug. 16, 2020,” he said. Pasig City has 1,826 COVID-19 confirmed cases with 783 recoveries, 119 deaths, and 924 active cases as of Aug. 1, the local government reported......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2020

NCR still under GCQ; quarantine eased in Cebu

After strengthening their healthcare capacity and strictly enforcing health standards and quarantine rules, the cities of Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu Lapu – all in Cebu province – will be under general community quarantine beginning today, from the stricter modified enhanced community quarantine in the last two weeks......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2020

COVID-19 cases in CV up by 204; active cases now at 7,458

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are now 7,458 active cases of the coronavirus disease in Central Visayas after the Department of Health (DOH-7) reported 204 additional infections on Sunday, July 26. The total number of confirmed cases has also hiked 15,404. The additional cases include 83 from Cebu City, 45 from Lapu-Lapu City, 45 from […] The post COVID-19 cases in CV up by 204; active cases now at 7,458 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2020

Chan allows dine-in ‘exclusive’ for Lapu residents up to 50% seating capacity

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan has allowed food establishments to offer dine-in services of up to 50 percent of their seating capacity but limited to the city’s residents only. On Tuesday evening, July 21, 2020, the mayor issued Executive Order no. 48-L to add further guidelines in the city’s implementation of […] The post Chan allows dine-in ‘exclusive’ for Lapu residents up to 50% seating capacity appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2020