Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bigger prizes at stake in this year’s Rampada

By Ray Christopher A. Booc There will be bigger prizes for the winning participants in this year’s Rampada and Higante competitions, which are among the activities that will be held during the Kadaugan Street Party scheduled this April in Lapu-Lapu City. Other events include the cosplay contest, carnival, gourmet walk, fireworks show, car show, and live […]

Aboitiz Foundation turns over facilities to city hospital

Mayor Paz C. Radaza inaugurated together with the Aboitiz Foundation Inc. executives the newly refurbished OB-gyne and Pedia wards in the Lapu-Lapu City Hospital. The inauguration, which happened last March 12, 2013, was attended by the mayor, Augusto P.I. Carpio III, executive vice president and managing trustee of Aboitiz Foundation Inc.; Dr. Eduardo A. Ompad, Lapu-Lapu […]

PNP Chief Purisima visits Lapu, lauds City Government

By Ray Christopher A. Booc Director General Alan Purisima, Philippine National Police chief, visited Lapu-Lapu City and lauded the City Government for its non-stop support to the policemen. Purisima gave pins to police officers who were given awards for their accomplishments especially against wanted criminals and those involved in illegal drugs. Those who were cited […]

Rampada participants hold workshop in Hoops Dome

Lapu-Lapu City is deep in preparation for the “Kadaugan sa Mactan” this coming April 2013. One of the events is “Rampada,” a name taken from the two Cebuano words “rampa” in reference to doing a show and “kalsada” which means streets. Participants of the Rampada had a dance workshop last March 8, 2013 at the […]

4 days of activities for women in Lapu-Lapu this week

By Ray Christopher A. Booc The Lapu-Lapu City Cooperative and Livelihood Resource Center (LCLRC) will be holding a lot of events in March in line with the celebration of Women’s Month 2013. On March 8, 2013, they held in Olango Island the Zumbayen-an and Symposium on Waste Management/Recycling, Urban Gardening, and Business Management and Livelihood […]

Women’s month celebration in Olango successful

By Ray Christopher Aguilar Booc As a tribute to women in Olango Island, Mayor Paz C. Radaza celebrated International Women’s Month there last March 8, 2013. The event, initiated by the Lapu-Lapu City Cooperative Network Center, was intended for all women of the island. Among the activities during the celebration were training on women responsibilities […]

Lapu-Lapu is country’s guitar-making capital

By Faith Sulib Lapu-Lapu City, located on the island of Mactan, is highly known as the home of handmade quality guitars. While a lot of areas in the country also make and create guitars, nothing beats Lapu-Lapu when it comes to quality and craftsmanship. Aside from their unique designs, Lapu-Lapu guitars are sold at affordable […]

Mactan fiesta celebration 2013

By Mhayette Igot, Mactan National High School student Every February, the municipality of Mactan holds the Sr. Sto. Niño celebration, which continues Cebu City’s grand festival, Sinulog, in January. This great fiesta has become a part of the tradition of Oponganons or Lapu-Lapu residents. One of the events held during the celebration is the Sinulog […]

Bridge workers give way to vehicles to avoid traffic

By Ray Christopher Booc, USJ-R Masscom Intern Commuting or driving in Lapu-Lapu using the first bridge has become difficult especially during the rush morning hours. The problem started when the Department of Public Works and Highways started repair work on the bridge, but it has become better today compared to February, said Lapu-Lapu City Mayor […]

Mga paagi aron malikayan ang sunog: fire district

The following fire prevention guidelines (in Cebuano) are released by the Bureau of Fire Protection located in Purok Gabim, Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City for the information of residents. Telefax: 340-0252 Mga Pahimangno Para Malikayan ang Sunog 1. Ibutang ang numero sa kabumberohan duol sa inyong telepono. 2. Limpyuhi ang panimalay ug ilabay ang mga sagbot, mga […]