Monthly Archives: May 2013

Lapu-Lapu City joins Gabii sa Kabilin

By Joy Mee P. Montero, CNU Communication Intern For the first time, Lapu-Lapu City will join the Gabii sa Kabilin that will run from 6:00 p.m. to midnight on May 31, 2013. The event is a night of culture and heritage that involves visits to museums and historical structures. Lapu-Lapu will be joining the cities […]

Honey sold at bee farm in Lapu-Lapu City

By Goldie Joy P. Berame, CNU Communication Intern Thousands of honey bees fly around the balcony of Clarita Vergara. The sweet scent of honey pervades the air. Clarita in 2008 was encouraged into raising Apis Mellifera Capensis or Cape Honey Bees in their residence at 3620 Sangi New Road, Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City.

Brigada Eskwela caravan kicks off

By Joy Mee Montero and Goldie Joy Berame, CNU Communication Interns Teachers, parents, NGOs, and other groups in coordination with the Department of Education assure a worry-free first day of class for students as they kicked off the first day of the Brigada Eskwela Caravan. Headed by Dr. Eduardo Ompad, Lapu-Lapu City Schools Division superintendent, […]

100 youths join Red Cross

By Ronna May Y. Ybañez, CNU Communication Intern Over 100 youth members of the Philippine Red Cross Lapu-Lapu/Cordova Chapter who have undergone the 4th Summer Institute Program of Red Cross Youth held their recognition last May 17 at the Lapu-Lapu City Auditorium. According to Jonas P. Maco, CRS for RCY/SI Coordinator, some of the volunteers […]

Oponganons vote straight for Team Deretso

Mayor Paz C. Radaza will serve her second term as local chief executive of Lapu-Lapu City after being proclaimed by the Commission on Elections on May 14, 2013. Team Deretso, all from the LakasS-CMD party, reigned in the May 2013 election in the City.

Education programs result in 97% literacy rate for children

By Geraldine M. Repolidon, CNU MassCom Intern Lapu-Lapu City worked hand in hand with the Department of Education (DepEd) developing the talents, skills, and academic performance of students. “Our plan is to add more classrooms so that children will be well accommodated and learning will be more conducive. Basically, this is our priority,” said Eduardo A. […]

Olango waste facility reduces garbage in Lapu-Lapu

By Geraldine M. Repolidon, CNU MassCom Intern To preserve Olango’s fragile ecosystem and to ease the expense of transporting the waste via pump boat to mainland Lapu-Lapu, the City Government constructed a 5-hectare Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in the satellite island. The move is in compliance with Republic Act 9003, also known as the Ecological […]

Lapu-Lapu cited as model implementer of Pantawid program

By Geraldine M. Repolidon, CNU MassCom Intern Lapu-Lapu City’s all-out support to the National Government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program resulted in the local government being showcased as a model implementer. The City Social Welfare Department (CSWD) of Lapu-Lapu is promoting the program and making sure that indigent families are registered “We are happy to say […]

Barangay basketball cup held

By Ronna May Y. Ybañez, CNU Communication Intern The first ever 2-week basketball cup tournament happened in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City. It started in the evening of May 2. It was initiated by Aileen Radaza in cooperation with the barangay council. The tournament is participated by 9 teams; team names were inspired by the barangay’s […]

Police bike for safe, secure 2013 election

By Ronna May Y. Ybañez, CNU Communication Intern Police in Lapu-Lapu City conducted a 2nd Bike for Safe and Secure Election or SAFE. The event happened on May 4 and was joined by 213 bike enthusiasts from Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel in the cities of Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, and Cebu. The Philippine Air Force also […]