Lapu-Lapu City Fiesta 2015 schedule nightly activities

This celebration is an annual religious and cultural commemoration in honor of the Oponganon’s devotion to the Virgen de Regla. A month long gathering that proclaims faith and other commendable skills of Oponganons. The feast day will be held on the 21st of November but the City has prepared a lot of activities before the […]

Bigger prizes at stake in this year’s Rampada

By Ray Christopher A. Booc There will be bigger prizes for the winning participants in this year’s Rampada and Higante competitions, which are among the activities that will be held during the Kadaugan Street Party scheduled this April in Lapu-Lapu City. Other events include the cosplay contest, carnival, gourmet walk, fireworks show, car show, and live […]

PNP Chief Purisima visits Lapu, lauds City Government

By Ray Christopher A. Booc Director General Alan Purisima, Philippine National Police chief, visited Lapu-Lapu City and lauded the City Government for its non-stop support to the policemen. Purisima gave pins to police officers who were given awards for their accomplishments especially against wanted criminals and those involved in illegal drugs. Those who were cited […]

Rampada participants hold workshop in Hoops Dome

Lapu-Lapu City is deep in preparation for the “Kadaugan sa Mactan” this coming April 2013. One of the events is “Rampada,” a name taken from the two Cebuano words “rampa” in reference to doing a show and “kalsada” which means streets. Participants of the Rampada had a dance workshop last March 8, 2013 at the […]

4 days of activities for women in Lapu-Lapu this week

By Ray Christopher A. Booc The Lapu-Lapu City Cooperative and Livelihood Resource Center (LCLRC) will be holding a lot of events in March in line with the celebration of Women’s Month 2013. On March 8, 2013, they held in Olango Island the Zumbayen-an and Symposium on Waste Management/Recycling, Urban Gardening, and Business Management and Livelihood […]

Women’s month celebration in Olango successful

By Ray Christopher Aguilar Booc As a tribute to women in Olango Island, Mayor Paz C. Radaza celebrated International Women’s Month there last March 8, 2013. The event, initiated by the Lapu-Lapu City Cooperative Network Center, was intended for all women of the island. Among the activities during the celebration were training on women responsibilities […]

Lapu-Lapu is country’s guitar-making capital

By Faith Sulib Lapu-Lapu City, located on the island of Mactan, is highly known as the home of handmade quality guitars. While a lot of areas in the country also make and create guitars, nothing beats Lapu-Lapu when it comes to quality and craftsmanship. Aside from their unique designs, Lapu-Lapu guitars are sold at affordable […]

Bridge workers give way to vehicles to avoid traffic

By Ray Christopher Booc, USJ-R Masscom Intern Commuting or driving in Lapu-Lapu using the first bridge has become difficult especially during the rush morning hours. The problem started when the Department of Public Works and Highways started repair work on the bridge, but it has become better today compared to February, said Lapu-Lapu City Mayor […]

Traffic office received a lot of complaints over bridge repair: head

The traffic last Monday, February 25, 2013, created so much hassle to students and workers who used the bridge in going to and coming out of Lapu-Lapu City, according to complaints received by the traffic office. Frank Brazil, City Traffic Management System (CTMS) head, admitted that on the first day of the old bridge’s repair, […]

Circumferential road project a sure thing: mayor

By Ray Christopher A. Booc Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza said she is pleased that the Circumferential Road Project would finally push through. It will have a budget of P400 million, P300 million of which will be for road works while P100 million will be for road right-of-way acquisition. According to the mayor, she was informed […]