Monthly Archives: August 2013

City to host Davis Cup against New Zealand

The City Government officially sealed the hosting of the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Zone Group II finals on Sept. 13-15, 2013 with a MOA signing at the Plantation Bay Resort and Spa in Lapu-Lapu. Attending the signing of the memorandum of agreement were Mayor Paz C. Radaza, Councilor Harry Radaza, Philippine Davis Cup Administrator Randy Villanueva, […]

City jail inmates donate hair to clean the oil spill

An oil spill that threatened Lapu-Lapu City has encouraged over 600 city jail inmates to have their heads shaved. The accumulated hair will be turned over to City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and will be made into a hair boom to be used to contain the oil sheen in the city waters. J/CInsp […]

Oponganons unite for the cleanup

With the aim of protecting the environment from further damage of the oil spilling out the sunken M/V St. Thomas Aquinas, over 10,000 Oponganons participated in the city-wide cleanup last August 21. As early as 6 AM, volunteers from the 19 mainland barangays, public high school students, Pantawid beneficiaries, City Police, BJMP, Clean and Green […]

Longboarding Community joins the cleanup

Instead of seeing them in their longboards, Grupo Nopo converged on the coasts of Lapu-Lapu City not to show off their skills but to clean the shores of the oil spill caused by the sunken passenger ship. Grupo Nopo,a group of local longboarders, brought sacks instead of their longboards to help clear the seas off […]

Lapu-Lapu City receives donation from Sunrise Events Inc.

Lapu-Lapu City received a check donation worth P100,000 from the Sunrise Events Inc. in appreciation of the City’s support for the success of the recently concluded Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines. City Mayor Paz C. Radaza said that the donation will go to the trust fund for the City’s Homecare Center and to special children. Sunrise […]

Ironman 70.3 vintas, cheer dance winners 2013

In this year’s Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines in Lapu-Lapu City, 75 Vintas from 12 coastal barangays sailed along with the triathletes in the 1.9k swim. Since it was a competition, adjudged winners were Marigondon, 1st place, Tungasan, 2nd, and Caw-oy, 3rd. The rough seas did not hinder the Vintas from cheering on the […]

Atkinson, Steffen win Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines

Courtney Atkinson of Australia grabbed the champion’s trophy from three-time world and defending Cobra Ironman champion Pete Jacobs who placed second during the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines 2013 on August 4, 2013. Atkinson, who joined the Cobra 70.3 Philippines for the first time, was ahead of Jacobs by one minute and two seconds, […]

City to host the carbo loading event for Ironman 2013

Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines will host this year’s carbo loading event for the Ironman on August 2, 2013, 6 p.m., at the Shangri-la’s Mactan Resort and Spa. The event aims to show Lapu-Lapu City’s bright side and project its resort city feel.

Mayor calls for fairness in paying taxes to the city

“If you are dutifully paying your taxes, then MCIAA too must have to pay their taxes,” Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz C. Radaza said in her speech during the City’s  Taxpayers’ Night to pay tribute to the top 20 business establishments who paid their dues to the city government. Mayor Radaza sought the help of the […]

Lapu-Lapu City stages campaign against dengue

With the start of the rainy season, Lapu-Lapu City, through the City Health Office, conducted anti-dengue campaigns in barangays and the city’s public elementary and high schools. The office  implemented the 4 o’clock habit where schools and barangays are instructed to clean their surrounding every 4 p.m., to search areas and containers with stagnant water […]