Monthly Archives: March 2014


City breaks ground for skate park

Lapu-Lapu City is set to build a skate park, the first of its kind in Cebu, for longboard enthusiasts. Mayor Paz C. Radaza led the groundbreaking last March 26 for the Lapu-Lapu Skate Park that will rise on the open lot behind the Hoops Dome stadium. The City Government is allocating P2.5 million for the […]

Gun-ob resident, Looc Naval homeowners win gardening contest

A resident of Barangay Gun-ob was awarded the top prize in the individual category of the Urban Gardening Contest initiated by Lapu-Lapu City’s Urban Poor Affairs Office (UPAO). Primitivo Equito, who receives a cash prize of P10,000, said he will use the money to improve his garden and increase his harvest. Placing second is Fe […]

Another centenarian gets birthday surprise

She turned 101 a few days ago but Paostina Centillas Sobiono is still a very energetic grandmother who cooks for her family and helps keep house. Lola Paostina, who lives in Pangan-an Island – one of Lapu-Lapu City’s satellite islets, was surprised with a party on her birthday last March 25 by Mayor Paz C. […]

Livelihood office holds fun walk for women’s month

A fun walk organized by the Lapu-Lapu City Cooperative and Livelihood Center was one of the activities held to celebrate women’s month here. Held starting 6 a.m. on March 16, 2014, the event carried the theme “Kababayen-an sa tul-id nga dalan ug panginabuhian padulong sa Kalamboan.” There were two assembly areas for the fun walk, […]

Centenarian gets surprise party, gifts from mayor, barangay heads

A centenarian woman received a surprise visit on her birthday from the mayor and some barangay heads in Lapu-Lapu City. Mayor Paz C. Radaza and the barangay chiefs organized a surprise birthday party and brought gifts for the grandmother of 19 on March 17, 2014. Pacita Arjero or Lola Pacita, who turned 100 years old, […]

City closes 16 karaoke, videoke bars for various violations

For violating an ordinance and operating without permit, at least 16 karaoke and videoke bars in Lapu-Lapu were ordered closed by the City Government. Antonio Utrira, the city’s “We Care” team leader, headed the inspection on the establishments that were the subject of complaints from residents. Utrira’s group was accompanied by police personnel. Utrira said […]

Call vs. cyber porn highlights women’s month opening

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 […]