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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: tribune tribuneApr 11th, 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

PCG’s order to halt trips of wooden hull boats to Olango strands hundreds for hours

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu  – Hundreds of passengers crossing Olango Island and Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island were stranded for hours after the Philippine Coast Guard prohibits the sailing of wooden hull motorboats plying the route since the morning of Friday, November 1, 2019.  According to Myrna Daño, manager of the Sta. Rosa Ferry, most of […] The post PCG’s order to halt trips of wooden hull boats to Olango strands hundreds for hours appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2019

Beach Mall in Lapu-Lapu to Rise Soon

Property giant Megaworld is on the process of constructing an astonishing P1.5 billion beach mall in the Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City. The 30-hectare beach mall is called the Mactan Newtown Beach Walk. “The mall’s main highlight is the 1.5-hectare man-made lagoon. The lagoon will have floating boardwalks and a bridge that will connect both […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 24th, 2019

Beach Mall in Lapu-Lapu to Rise

Property giant Megaworld is on the process of constructing an astonishing P1.5 billion beach mall in the Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City. The 30-hectare beach mall is called the Mactan Newtown Beach Walk. “The mall’s main highlight is the 1.5-hectare man-made lagoon. The lagoon will have floating boardwalks and a bridge that will connect both […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2019

Del Mar returns home, honored as ‘father’ of CPA, MCIA

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The remains of the late Cebu City Congressman Raul Del Mar have returned home. Del Mar’s ashes arrived at Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) around 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 2, wherein welcome rites were led by former Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard ‘Ahong’ Chan, airport authorities, […] The post Del Mar returns home, honored as ‘father’ of CPA, MCIA appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News18 hr. 30 min. ago

One dead in Danao, hundreds in central Cebu evacuated due to floods

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Jay Waren Almaden was not able to report to his workplace in Lapu-Lapu City on Wednesday morning, December 2, 2020. Almaden, 27, was found dead at the downstream portion of Tangon River in Barangay Sta. Rosa, Danao City on Wednesday afternoon, local authorities confirmed. He was the lone fatality of the […] The post One dead in Danao, hundreds in central Cebu evacuated due to floods appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News18 hr. 30 min. ago

Chan to discuss Misa de Gallo policies with parish priests in Lapu-Lapu

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is set to meet with parish priests in all five churches in the city on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, to discuss different policies that should be implemented during the Misa de Gallo, or Dawn Masses, starting December 16. Among the things the mayor is suggesting is to […] The post Chan to discuss Misa de Gallo policies with parish priests in Lapu-Lapu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2020

Lapu welcomes Christmas season, lights up 30-foot Christmas tree

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government welcomed the Christmas season with a Christmas tree lighting event on late Tuesday afternoon, December 1, 2020.  The program started at 5:30 p.m. in front of the Lapu-Lapu City Hall, where the Christmas tree is located. Chan said that their Christmas tree is around 30-feet tall, decorated with 500 […] The post Lapu welcomes Christmas season, lights up 30-foot Christmas tree appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2020

Arrested MEPZA protesters released

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The five rallyists who were apprehended by the police in Lapu-Lapu City on Monday, November 30, 2020, have been freed after paying the fine. Their case was also dismissed by the City Prosecutor’s Office. Dennis Derige, spokesperson of Partido Manggagawa (PM)-Cebu, told CDN Digital that at around 6 p.m. today, December […] The post Arrested MEPZA protesters released appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2020

Protesters in Lapu apprehended for violating health protocols

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu–Five individuals who participated in a protest rally on Monday morning, November 30, 2020, near the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) in barangay Pusok here were apprehended by policemen for violating health and safety protocols. Police Master Sergeant Dennis Singson, desk officer of Police Station 5, identified the apprehended individuals as Myra Opada, 36 […] The post Protesters in Lapu apprehended for violating health protocols appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2020

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