Monthly Archives: June 2015


Mayor urges women to unite against violence

Mayor Paz C. Radaza urged women to always stand up for their rights and protect their children from violence and abuse. She said in her speech during the Leadership Training and Violence Against Women and their Children seminar at Days Hotel that women should unite in the fight against violence and abuse. “Let us always […]

Lapu-Lapu gets award for high income growth

Lapu-Lapu City was recognized recently for having the highest growth of locally-sourced income among 16 cities in Central Visayas based on 2013 and 2014 collections. Mayor Paz C. Radaza received a plaque of recognition from the Bureau of Local Government Finance during a conference in Dumaguete City a few days ago. The City was able […]

Velarde wins silver medal, earns 1st title in Asian chess competition

Asian Chess U9 Category silver medalist Jerish John Velarde received his first professional international title as “Candidate Master (CM)” at the Asian Schools Chess Championship 2015. This is the highest title given to a chess master who is under 12 years old. Velarde scored seven wins in nine games to win the silver medal in […]

Lapu-Lapu finishes school building for public college

Work on the new Lapu-Lapu City College building was completed just in time for the opening of classes last June. The project, started during the term of former Representative Arturo “Boy” Radaza, was completed by Mayor Paz C. Radaza. The City Government allocated P14 million for the construction of the college.

Chess whiz Velarde ranks 11th in Thailand tournament

Chess wizard Jerish John D. Velarde scored four wins, four draws, and one loss to place 10th runner-up in the Boys Under 9 Category of the FIDE World Schools Chess Championships 2015. The 8-year-old represented the Lapu-Lapu City Central Elementary School in the chess competition held in Pattaya, Thailand last May 6-15. In the 11th […]