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 […]

Stakeholders sign covenant to protect, conserve Lapu seas

To protect Lapu-Lapu’s marine resources, Mayor Paz C. Radaza signed with other stakeholders a covenant aimed at conserving the rich biodiversity of the city’s seas. The signing happened at the Maribago Public Beach on February 26, 2014. The agreement on Underwater Conservation and Protection is a program that aims to protect Lapu-Lapu’s rich marine life […]

Lapu-Lapu public schools now open for early enrollment

Public schools in Lapu-Lapu City have started early enrolment for 2014-2015, the Department of Education (DepEd) announced recently. This is in observance of a DepEd order setting Early Registration Day for next school year in all public and secondary schools. The early enrolment happens every Monday to Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. It […]

City’s livelihood training helps women in need

Josephine Sagarino Ngujo and Linda Liwag once had difficulty making ends meet. Josephine’s husband is a tricycle driver and they have four children while Linda is a solo parent. But through the Lapu-Lapu City Cooperative and Livelihood Resource Center (LCLRC) and Kababayen-an sa Opon Nagkahiusa sa Kalambuan (Konka), they are able to put food on […]

Knowles Philippines inaugurates factory in Lapu-Lapu

Knowles Electronics Philippines is targeting to employ over 3,000 workers by end of 2014, company officials said during the inauguration of its manufacturing plant in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday. Mayor Paz C. Radaza said the decision of Knowles to pick Lapu-Lapu City as the site of its factory from among the many investment destinations in […]

City Hall clears market streets of illegal stalls, carts

With the cooperation of market vendors, the Solid Waste Management Office cleared the streets around the Lapu-Lapu City Public Market of obstructions. Affected were the streets of Mangubat, J.P. Rizal, and F. Martir, said market supervisor Elena Caballes in an interview two days after the clearing operations. Removed from the streets were obstructions like illegal […]

PRC Million Volunteer Run 2013 a success

Around 4,500 runners doing 3k and 5k distances joined the “Million Volunteer Run 2013” organized by the Philippines Red Cross (PRC) Lapu-Lapu/Cordova Chapter last February 10, 2013. The Volunteer Run was simultaneously held in three areas, namely in the Hoops Dome Ground, Olango Island Mini City Hall, and Cordova Municipal Hall. According to Vic Jay […]