Monthly Archives: February 2013

Traffic office received a lot of complaints over bridge repair: head

The traffic last Monday, February 25, 2013, created so much hassle to students and workers who used the bridge in going to and coming out of Lapu-Lapu City, according to complaints received by the traffic office. Frank Brazil, City Traffic Management System (CTMS) head, admitted that on the first day of the old bridge’s repair, […]

Mactan Newtown to generate 25k jobs

Five to seven years from now, Mactan Newtown will be generating 25,000 full time jobs for the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector and hospitality industry as Megaworld doubles its investment in Lapu-Lapu City to P20 billion. Megaworld Chairman and CEO Andrew L. Tan announced this during the 20-hectare township development’s formal inauguration last February 20, […]

Facebook complaint leads to seizure of 30 weighing scales

After receiving a complaint sent through Lapu-Lapu City’s official Facebook page, at least 30 weighing scales were confiscated by the City’s Market and Slaughterhouse and Task Force during its operation, which took place in the afternoon of February 22 at the Buaya public market. These were confiscated after a consumer complained that he bought fish and found […]

Circumferential road project a sure thing: mayor

By Ray Christopher A. Booc Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza said she is pleased that the Circumferential Road Project would finally push through. It will have a budget of P400 million, P300 million of which will be for road works while P100 million will be for road right-of-way acquisition. According to the mayor, she was informed […]

Repairs to be done on 2 bridges: mayor

By Ray Christopher A. Booc Since the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be doing repairs on the two bridges linking Lapu-Lapu City to mainland Cebu, Mayor Paz Radaza encouraged commuters to use the ferry boat system in leaving and returning to the island. Using the sea transport is better for residents because […]

Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City Sinulog 2013 festival result

By Rosette Lopez, Campus Journalist, Mactan National High School Barangay Mactan in Lapu-Lapu City celebrated  its Sinulog Festival on Feb. 7, 2013, Sunday. This is in connection with the annual fiesta of Sto. Niño de Cebu Mactan Parish. The Sinulog competition started after the street dancing around 4 pm.   Around 1000 Mactanganons came to see the once […]

More games for dogs, dog lovers in Bark for Love

By Ray Christopher A. Booc and Faith Sulib, USJ-R Masscom Interns Pets and pet owners will celebrate a post-Valentine’s Day out this February 24, 2013 from 8AM – 9PM at the Mactan Shrine, Lapu-Lapu City. Dubbed as “Bark for Love 2013,” a project of Aileen C. Radaza, the event is organized to provide free clinic […]

Barangay Mactan celebrates annual fiesta

Barangay Mactan celebrates its annual fiesta with a foot procession and fluvial parade as highlights. The roads from Sto. Nino de Cebu-Mactan Parish Church up to the “Angasil Wharf” and Punta Engaño Wharf (Hilton Wharf) were filled with families bringing their own images or replicas of the Sr. Sto. Niño and Virgin of the Rule. Every […]

Couples exchange vows in Lapu-Lapu mass wedding

By Ka Bino Guerrero Some 115 couples exchanged “I Do’s” on Valentine’s Day in a mass wedding officiated by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Razada. A project of the mayor, City Social Welfare and Development (CSWD), and Pantawid Pamilya Program, the event is dubbed as “Kasalan sa Lapu-Lapu” and was held at the City Auditorium in Barangay […]

Are you looking for a job overseas?

By Quennie Pitogo, Barangay Lo-oc SK Councilor There will be a job hiring at Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu Philippines on the following dates; Feb. 13-14 2013, Yes Human Resources Inc. (Overseas Employment). Employers are interviewing for nurse, therapist, and driver for Saudi Arabia and domestic helper for Malaysia. On February 15 […]