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Seven drug surrenderers of Mandaue barangay graduate from rehab program

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Seven drug surrenderers in Barangay Ibabao-Estancia in Mandaue City have graduated from the city’s community-based rehabilitation program on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Barangay Captain Romulo Echavez Jr. said it was the first batch of the “drug warriors” who had undergone the four-month program in his term. The first batch started last […] The post Seven drug surrenderers of Mandaue barangay graduate from rehab program appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News2 hr. 22 min. ago Related News

Police still looking for witnesses in tricycle driver’s killing in Lapu-Lapu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are still looking for witnesses and for footage of the security cameras in vicinity of the shooting attack that killed a tricycle driver, who is a Muslim, on March 5, 2021 in Kagudoy Road in Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City. They still could not find any witnesses to the to the […] The post Police still looking for witnesses in tricycle driver’s killing in Lapu-Lapu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News16 hr. 22 min. ago Related News

No More Travel Restrictions in Lapu-Lapu City

Lapu-Lapu City has now removed all travel restrictions when entering the city to help the city’s economy recover. This comes after the Department of Interior and Local Government has decided to no longer require domestic travelers a PNP Travel Authority and medical certificate from their LGU. Mayor Junard Chan made the announcement Friday night while […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 6th, 2021Related News

Ahong eyes tie-up with private hospitals for vaccine storage

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Government will tie-up with private hospitals for storing the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines, once the city will already receive an allocation from the national government. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that he already discussed this plan with private hospitals situated in the city. “Tie-up ta ug private […] The post Ahong eyes tie-up with private hospitals for vaccine storage appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMar 4th, 2021Related News

Lapu-Lapu to scrutinize new IATF guidelines

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Government will study further the new guidelines set by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases which allows local government units (LGUs) to no longer include the RT-PCR test as a requirement for local tourists and travelers. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that he […] The post Lapu-Lapu to scrutinize new IATF guidelines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMar 4th, 2021Related News

Palawan Queen s Gambit opens women s month with win over Lapu Lapu in PCAP

The Queen’s Gambit have been unlucky in many recent outings as they would lose matches sometimes by a hairline. And yet, last Wednesday, March 3, the Queen’s Gambit looked like it was going to go the same way......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMar 4th, 2021Related News

DOH-7 denies mayor injected with actual Sinovac during Lapu’s vaccine simex

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City on Wednesday, March 3, successfully conducted its simulation exercise for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine rollout. The activity, which spanned up to an hour, was led by Mayor Junard ‘Ahong’ Chan and under the supervision of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7). And both the city […] The post DOH-7 denies mayor injected with actual Sinovac during Lapu’s vaccine simex appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMar 3rd, 2021Related News

Lapu-Lapu City masterlists frontliners for COVID-19 vaccines

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Government has already masterlisted 1,023 healthcare medical frontliners who will first receive the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. Mae Cheryll Tepait, the national immunization program nurse coordinator of Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD), said that this is only 43% of the total 2,969 healthcare medical frontliners that they’ve […] The post Lapu-Lapu City masterlists frontliners for COVID-19 vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMar 3rd, 2021Related News

Communities are Better Prepared to Combat OSEC, Child Labor Trafficking

The cities of Cebu, Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu, Taguig and the municipality of Cordova are now better equipped to fight Online Sexual Exploitation of Children (OSEC) and Child Labor Trafficking (CLT) as a result of World Vision’s work in these cities under the Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership. The CPC Partnership is a multi-year plan developed between […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 2nd, 2021Related News

4 convicted of online child sexual exploitation

A court in Lapu-Lapu, Cebu has convicted four women of online sexual exploitation of children, the International Justice Mission reported yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 28th, 2021Related News

DOH-7 recommends tri-cities to continue with RT-PCR test requirements

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has recommended that the cities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu maintain the requirement of real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing for travelers. In a text message to CDN Digital, Dr. Mary Jean Loreche said that these highly urbanized cities (HUCs) would be recommended to […] The post DOH-7 recommends tri-cities to continue with RT-PCR test requirements appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 27th, 2021Related News

Lapu’s liquor ban ends at midnight tonight

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- At exactly 12 midnight tonight, February 27, 2021, Executive Order (E.O.) no. 2021-010, of Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, will no longer be effective. This was announced by Chan himself on his Facebook account. Entitled “An Order Temporarily Suspending Certain Activities in the City of Lapu-Lapu during the period of Modified […] The post Lapu’s liquor ban ends at midnight tonight appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 27th, 2021Related News

Chan: 10 Lapu-Lapu City hospital frontliners COVID-19 positive

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Ten more frontliners in Lapu-lapu City tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan and this time those tested positive are healthcare medical workers from the Lapu-Lapu City Hospital. “Ang nahitabo, naa tay mga frontliners nga naigo. Wala na lang gibutang nato sa facility, […] The post Chan: 10 Lapu-Lapu City hospital frontliners COVID-19 positive appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 26th, 2021Related News

Chan backs Gwen’s no RT-PCR test policy for local tourists

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is willing to harmonize the city’s policy with that of the Cebu Provincial Government for tourists and travelers who want to visit Cebu. Earlier, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia issued an Executive Order (E.O.) lifting the requirement of a negative RT-PCR test for tourists and travelers bound […] The post Chan backs Gwen’s no RT-PCR test policy for local tourists appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 25th, 2021Related News

Still no leads in killing of Lapu Muslim Affairs head

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has yet to determine the motive of the killing of Abdullah Pabilla, head of the Muslim Affairs here. Pabilla was shot dead by two still unknown perpetrators riding a motorcycle near the Clean and Green Office within the Lapu-Lapu City Hall compound on Tuesday afternoon, February 23, […] The post Still no leads in killing of Lapu Muslim Affairs head appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 24th, 2021Related News

Lapu police chief back at work after beating COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) director Police Colonel Arnel Banzon has returned to his work on Monday, February 22, 2021, or 18 days after he tested positive for COVID-19. On February 4, 2021, Banzon tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), after he underwent rapid testing during the command conference […] The post Lapu police chief back at work after beating COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 24th, 2021Related News

9 Lapu-Lapu health dept. employees positive of COVID-19

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Nine Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD) employees and contact tracers tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan in a press briefing on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. The positive employees include Grace Carungay, Chan’s sister and head of the City Epidemiology and […] The post 9 Lapu-Lapu health dept. employees positive of COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 24th, 2021Related News

COVID-19 vaccination simulation in Lapu postponed

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City has postponed the holding of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination simulation on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.  This was confirmed by Mark Anthony Bautista, public information officer of Lapu-Lapu City. He said that the simulation was canceled after the head of the Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD), Dr. Agnes Realiza, was […] The post COVID-19 vaccination simulation in Lapu postponed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 23rd, 2021Related News

Chan leads distribution of COVID-19 leaflets

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Government has already started distributing leaflets containing information on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine today, February 23, 2021. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan led the distribution of the leaflets this morning at the Lapu-Lapu City Public Market in Barangay Poblacion. Chan said that the move aims to encourage […] The post Chan leads distribution of COVID-19 leaflets appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 23rd, 2021Related News

Drug suspect surrenders to Ahong

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – A drug-suspect who has a pending warrant of arrest, has surrendered himself to Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on Tuesday noon, February 23, 2021. Renato Macayana, 39 years old, is facing charges for violation of article 2, section 5, of the Republic Act (R.A.) no. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous […] The post Drug suspect surrenders to Ahong appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 23rd, 2021Related News