City creates eco-tourism park in Olango

Olango Island has been picked as the site of an ecological park that will serve as one more tourist attraction in Lapu-Lapu City.

Mayor Paz C. Radaza launched the Island Eco-Tourism Park in Sitio Asinan, Barangay Sabang, Olango over the weekend.
Eco-Tourism Park in Olango Island
Among the objectives of the park will be to develop Olango as a tourism destination and provide livelihood to some of the island residents.
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Disaster management office releases list of evacuation centers

Here is a list of evacuation centers in Lapu-Lapu City, as released by the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, for typhoon Ruby.

The list identifies the buildings in the barangays that have been prepared into evacuation centers. It also identifies the person in charge and his or her contact details.

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Mayor opens Skate Park in Lapu-Lapu

(This speech was delivered by Mayor Paz C. Radaza during the Skate Park Grand Opening and Open Skate and Music Festival last November 16, 2014.)

Dili pa lang dugay we stood on this site for the ground breaking of this project.
Mayor Paz C. Radaza leads the ribbon-cutting ceremony during the opening of the Skate Park in Lapu-Lapu City.
I can imagine how eager you are to have your own place where you can play and enjoy your sports safely.

This time you don’t have to go to the streets or under the new bridge where lately you have yourself made obstacles confiscated just because others see your game to be a disturbance.

I hope that you are all aware that constructing this project has sparked mixed feedback from our people and those from other cities and maybe the whole country nga naabtan sa balita nga magbuhat ta aning skatepark para kaninyo.
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Saving oceans through her beauty: Miss Scuba Philippines

By Helena Inah Membrillas

Amanda Arbitrario of Panglao, Bohol bags the title “Ms. Scuba Philippines 2014” during a pageant held at Pacific Cebu Resort in Suba Basbas, Lapu-Lapu City.

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Amanda Arbitrario of Panglao, Bohol wins Miss Scuba Philippines 2014

Along with Reygin Brion (1st runner-up) and Princess Jayme (1st runner-up), the I.T. student from Informatics-Bohol will be competing in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia for the upcoming Miss Scuba International.
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Babag students explore space science

Text by Audrey R. Masbang
Photos by Jessema G. Ong

A space science roadshow was held at Babag National High School recently.

Students listen to one of the talks during the space science roadshow held recently at Babag National High School.
Students listen to one of the talks during the space science roadshow held recently at Babag National High School.

Students were treated to space exploration talks, science exhibits, film showing, planetarium visits, rocket launching simulation, and much, much more.

The roadshow was made possible with the help of the Science Association of Outstanding Young Disciples (SAYOD) in cooperation with the NC Educational Resources and Interactive Event Services (NCERIES).
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Oponganons must inculcate culture of hospitality: mayor

By Marielle Shayne Palaubsanon

In promoting Lapu-Lapu City’s beautiful resorts, five-star hotels, and famous white sand and sea, it has created its own brand that differentiates it from other areas.

This brand will serve to identify Oponganons and highlight the illustrious past of their city.

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City Hall employees provide entertainment during the Lapu-Lapu City Fiesta Kick-off Nite. (Photo by Ariel Berdon)

Lapu-Lapu City’s Fiesta Kick-Off Nite was a blast. Department heads, government workers, and guests enjoyed themselves at the party held on October 3, 2014 at the Lapu-Lapu City Auditorium.

As the City launched its campaign to promote Lapu-Lapu as a world-class destination, City Hall employees wore their official uniforms with four colors which symbolize the colourful and wonderful perspectives of Oponganons.
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City Palaro: Training ground for Oponganons

By Marielle Shayne Palaubsanon

As Lapu-Lapu City promotes its brand as the Historic Resort City and establishes a name in sports tourism, Mayor Paz Radaza also strengthens the sports program for young Oponganons.
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Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza opened the City Palaro yesterday, October 10, 2014, at the Mactan Air Base Grand Stand.

The City Palaro is an annual sports competition for Oponganon students from public and private schools in Lapu-Lapu City.
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New city brand comes with world-class services: mayor

(This speech was delivered by Mayor Paz C. Radaza during the kick-off nite for the fiesta celebration last October 3 at the Lapu-Lapu City Auditorium.)

Good evening!

Lapu-Lapu City Fiesta Kick-off Nite
Lapu-Lapu City Fiesta Kick-off Nite

This year, our city has embarked on a new milestone. We have ventured into a new brand that will differentiate us from other cities. A brand that will identify who we are, highlight our illustrious past, and promote our beautiful resorts, five-star hotels, and famous white sand and sea.

Last July, we witnessed the official launching of our brand, Lapu-Lapu: The Historic Resort City. Daghan kaninyo dinhi nirampa sa Hoops Dome mura ug mga runway models sul-ob ang nagkalain-lain nga kolor sa atong bag-o nga uniform.

We officially launched the new uniforms of our City Hall employees.
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Babag high school holds Ginoong, Binibining Kalikasan 2014

As part of the culmination of Science Month, the Babag National High School has organized a pageant entitled “Ginoong at Binibining Kalikasan.” The activity aims to develop the confidence of students and make them aware of the importance of using recycled materials in promoting style and beauty.

Pageant contestants were asked to show creativity by utilizing recycled materials for their attire.

( L-R) Aga Memnum Cabiso, Ginoong Kalikasan 2014; Mr. Rodolfo V. Arcas, Assistant to the Principal; Lyka Tampus, Binibining Kalikasan 2014; Ms. Ma. Margarita Agot Bascon, one of the panel of judges; and Mrs. Fe Gultiano, school principal. (Contributed photo)
( L-R) Aga Memnum Cabiso, Ginoong Kalikasan 2014; Mr. Rodolfo V. Arcas, Assistant to the Principal; Laika Tampus, Binibining Kalikasan 2014; Ms. Ma. Margarita Agot Bascon, one of the panel of judges; and Mrs. Fe Gultiano, school principal. (Contributed photo)

Candidates from the different year levels vied for the following titles: Ginoong at Binibining Lupa, Ginoong at Binibining Hangin, Ginoong at Binibining Apoy, Ginoong at Binibining Tubig at Ginoong at Binibining Kalikasan. Continue reading…

Babag students, teachers join coastal clean-up

As the Philippines marked the celebration of the International Coastal Clean-up Day on the third Saturday of September, students of the Babag National High School contributed in their own small ways.

The school, which has been an active participant of the annual activity, took part in rehabilitating the coastal areas of Barangay Babag.

Students and teachers began cleaning the Mother of Perpetual Help Parish around 5:30 a.m. and ended at Takan Bridge in Babag II.
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