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Lapu-Lapu one of fastest growing cities: Radaza

(The following was the State of the City Address delivered by Mayor Paz C. Radaza on August 27, 2014 at the Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu City.) Lapu-Lapu: The Historic Resort City is no doubt one of the fastest growing places in Cebu. Investments are not just coming in, they are knocking on our door daily. […]

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, […]

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, […]

People bring offerings, pray to ‘talking’ Niño found in Lapu barangay

People are coming in droves to Sitio Saac 2 in Lapu-Lapu City to look at an image of the Sto. Niño reported by young kids to have talked to them. The image of what people are now calling the Señor Sto. Niño de Palaboy (wandering Niño) is now displayed in an altar built for him […]

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 […]

Private groups donate classrooms to the city

In its goal to cut by half the classroom shortage in three years, Lapu-Lapu City has gained the support of various business companies and private individuals. Just this year,  classrooms were turned over by the private sectors to the Department of Education and Lapu-Lapu City.

Davis Cup Group II players’ schedules set

Davis Cup players who will compete in the Asia/Oceania Zone Group II three-day tennis tournament were apprised of their game schedules during a draw ceremony at the Plantation Bay Resorts and Spa, a day before game commenced. Names were drawn to determine who will be competing first and against whom. Schedule of the three-day tennis tournament: […]

Oponganons unite for the cleanup

With the aim of protecting the environment from further damage of the oil spilling out the sunken M/V St. Thomas Aquinas, over 10,000 Oponganons participated in the city-wide cleanup last August 21. As early as 6 AM, volunteers from the 19 mainland barangays, public high school students, Pantawid beneficiaries, City Police, BJMP, Clean and Green […]

City all set for the 2nd hosting of Ironman 2013

Lapu-Lapu City is all ready for the hosting of the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines this August 4, 2013. From the starting to the finish line, the city will again deploy 25,000 well-wishers with flaglets along the run and bike course to boost the spirits of over 2,000 triathletes.