City among 43 LGUs cited for good financial housekeeping

Lapu-Lapu City is one of 43 local government units in Cebu that received the 2014 Seal of Good Governance: Good Financial Housekeeping (GFH) from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). It is one of five cities and 38 towns in Cebu Province that were recipients of the recognition, one of three core assessments for […]

Senior citizens receive cash aid from City Government

Senior citizens in Lapu-Lapu received as much as P3,000 in social pension for the third and fourth quarters of 2014 from the City Social Welfare Office. The cash was distributed to senior citizens who showed up last February 20 at the Lapu-Lapu City Sports Complex. Seniors who are 77 years old and above have availed […]

Causeway makes travel to island barangays convenient

Travel to the island barangays of Caohagan and Pangan-an has been made more convenient with the opening of the newly rehabilitated Marigondon causeway. Rep. Aileen Radaza and her mother, Mayor Paz Radaza, inaugurated the structure earlier this month. It is now open to the public. The 70-meter Marigondon Causeway Rehabilitation Project in Barangay Marigondon cost […]

MEZ 2, CLIP identified as labor laws compliant zones

TWO special economic zones in Lapu-Lapu City were declared “Labor Laws Compliant Zones” by the Department of Labor and Employment. Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis Baldoz led the unveiling on Monday, December 22, of markers identifying the Mactan Economic Zone (MEZ) 2 and Cebu Light Industrial Park (CLIP) as being 100 percent compliant with labor laws. […]

City creates eco-tourism park in Olango

Olango Island has been picked as the site of an ecological park that will serve as one more tourist attraction in Lapu-Lapu City. Mayor Paz C. Radaza launched the Island Eco-Tourism Park in Sitio Asinan, Barangay Sabang, Olango over the weekend. Among the objectives of the park will be to develop Olango as a tourism […]

Disaster management office releases list of evacuation centers

Here is a list of evacuation centers in Lapu-Lapu City, as released by the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, for typhoon Ruby. The list identifies the buildings in the barangays that have been prepared into evacuation centers. It also identifies the person in charge and his or her contact details.

Saving oceans through her beauty: Miss Scuba Philippines

By Helena Inah Membrillas Amanda Arbitrario of Panglao, Bohol bags the title “Ms. Scuba Philippines 2014” during a pageant held at Pacific Cebu Resort in Suba Basbas, Lapu-Lapu City. Along with Reygin Brion (1st runner-up) and Princess Jayme (1st runner-up), the I.T. student from Informatics-Bohol will be competing in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia for the upcoming […]

Babag students explore space science

Text by Audrey R. Masbang Photos by Jessema G. Ong A space science roadshow was held at Babag National High School recently. Students were treated to space exploration talks, science exhibits, film showing, planetarium visits, rocket launching simulation, and much, much more. The roadshow was made possible with the help of the Science Association of […]

Oponganons must inculcate culture of hospitality: mayor

By Marielle Shayne Palaubsanon In promoting Lapu-Lapu City’s beautiful resorts, five-star hotels, and famous white sand and sea, it has created its own brand that differentiates it from other areas. This brand will serve to identify Oponganons and highlight the illustrious past of their city. Lapu-Lapu City’s Fiesta Kick-Off Nite was a blast. Department heads, […]