Kahayag Parade winners

One of the highlights of the Kadaugan Street Party is the Kahayag Parade which includes cosplayers, higantes, and floats decorated with colourful LED lights. At least 70 cosplayers from around the country, 13 higantes, and seven floats were registered for the event. The LED light décor lent a new twist to the parade and made […]

Barangays undergo training on emergency response

At least 30 barangay officers attended a training on emergency response organized by the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office. Those who attended the seminar held this month are members of the Barangay Public Safety Office (BPSO), United Task Force, and Task Force Kalikasan. They were also briefed on the correct conduct of arrests and implementation of […]

Kadaugan Street Party gets bigger every year

Although the Kadaugan sa Mactan was already celebrated annually at the Liberty Shrine in Lapu-Lapu City, the space could only accommodate a number of spectators. To further give importance and special attention to the valor and triumph depicted during the Battle of Mactan, Councilor Harry Radaza during his first term in office organized the first […]

Food fest kicks off Kadaugan sa Mactan

This year’s Kadaugan sa Mactan celebration in Lapu-Lapu City opens with a week-long Food Festival. From April 22-27, 17 large resorts and hotels and 20 other fastfood chains and restaurants will sell signature dishes at very affordable prices in stalls put up at the Liberty Shrine in Barangay Mactan. Resorts and restaurants are pricing their […]

Mayor opens Kadaugan Food Festival

Welcome remarks delivered by Mayor Paz C. Radaza during the opening of the Kadaugan Food Festival at Liberty Shrine, Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City on April 21, 2014. Good evening my fellow Oponganons. Good evening distinguished guests. Today marks the beginning of our week-long celebration. On this hallowed grounds, come April 27, we will witness the re-enactment […]

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, […]