A privilege speech on cyber prostitution by Rep. Aileen C. Radaza in Congress that was livestreamed to a packed stadium in Lapu-Lapu City highlighted the opening salvo of the Women’s Month Celebration here.
Her speech, which states it was now time to “ring the alarm bell,” effectively brought the fight against cyber prostitution to the House of Representatives.
Radaza delivered her speech on the evils of cyber porn and how it harms and strips away the innocence of children, who are mainly the victims of this heinous deed, in Congress last March 3, 2014.
Listening in were her fellow House of Representatives members as well as Lapu-Lapu City officials and residents. The congresswoman’s speech was streamed through video to an audience of over 8,000 Oponganons who converged at the Hoops Dome in Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City. Continue reading…
To protect Lapu-Lapu’s marine resources, Mayor Paz C. Radaza signed with other stakeholders a covenant aimed at conserving the rich biodiversity of the city’s seas.
The signing happened at the Maribago Public Beach on February 26, 2014.
The agreement on Underwater Conservation and Protection is a program that aims to protect Lapu-Lapu’s rich marine life made up of corals, fish, and other underwater species.
Representatives from the City Attorney’s Office headed by Atty. Yuri Beluan, Philippine AirForce, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office led by Director Rey Lyndon Lawas, dive shop operators and enthusiasts, tourism establishments, environment office, other agencies, and the general public showed up for the covenant signing. Continue reading…
Saying the oil spill caused only minor damages because of quick action by the Lapu-Lapu City Government, Mayor Paz C. Radaza said there was no need to file a claim against the owners of the ship that collided and caused the catastrophe.
The mayor was asked during a recent press conference if the City Government was going to follow Cordova’s move and file a damage suit amounting to P126 million against 2GO and Philippine Span Asia Carrier Corp.
People are coming in droves to Sitio Saac 2 in Lapu-Lapu City to look at an image of the Sto. Niño reported by young kids to have talked to them.
The image of what people are now calling the Señor Sto. Niño de Palaboy (wandering Niño) is now displayed in an altar built for him in Saac 2, Barangay Mactan.
Police Chief Inspector Conrado Manatad estimated the number of people from the cities of Cebu and Danao as well as the northern towns of Consolaction and Liloan who visited the image yesterday alone to have reached 5,000. Continue reading…
Josephine Sagarino Ngujo and Linda Liwag once had difficulty making ends meet. Josephine’s husband is a tricycle driver and they have four children while Linda is a solo parent.
But through the Lapu-Lapu City Cooperative and Livelihood Resource Center (LCLRC) and Kababayen-an sa Opon Nagkahiusa sa Kalambuan (Konka), they are able to put food on the table and send their children to school.
With the opportunities given by Kababayen-an and Mayor Paz C. Radaza, Linda said her life has considerably improved.
Her son is now a second year college student taking up Information Technology. Her monthly income of P3,000 before Kababayen-an has doubled and allowed her to send her son to school. Continue reading…
Knowles Electronics Philippines is targeting to employ over 3,000 workers by end of 2014, company officials said during the inauguration of its manufacturing plant in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday.
Mayor Paz C. Radaza said the decision of Knowles to pick Lapu-Lapu City as the site of its factory from among the many investment destinations in the country will serve to further boost the local economy.
Present during the inauguration of the 2,000-square meter facility at the Cebu Light Industrial Park in Basak were Knowles president for sound solutions Christian Scherp, president for specialty components-acoustic products Gordon Walker, vice president for HR and chief administration officer Ray Cabrera, vice president for operations Dan Giesecke, and Knowles Philippines managing director Joseph Emmanuel Liwag. Continue reading…
With the cooperation of market vendors, the Solid Waste Management Office cleared the streets around the Lapu-Lapu City Public Market of obstructions.
Affected were the streets of Mangubat, J.P. Rizal, and F. Martir, said market supervisor Elena Caballes in an interview two days after the clearing operations. Removed from the streets were obstructions like illegal carts and stalls of vendors that hinder the passage of market goers and the flow of traffic.
The clearing was undertaken jointly by the offices of Materials Recovery Facility head Marvin Francisco, City Administrator Teddy Ibañez, and Caballes. Vendors, explained Caballes, were given verbal notice ahead of the operations. Continue reading…