Mayor Paz C. Radaza

Classroom shortage in city down by 30 percent

By Goldie Joy P. Berame, CNU Communication Intern Mayor Paz C. Radaza announced that classroom shortage here in Lapu-Lapu City has been reduced by 30 percent. At the start of her first term, the city had a 500-classroom shortage. Due to the effort and cooperation between the local government and the private sector, the city […]

Mayor urges vigilance vs cybersex dens

By Joy Mee P. Montero, CNU Communication Intern Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz C. Radaza reminded all barangay heads and urged all Oponganons to be vigilant against cybersex dens in their communities and immediately report any suspicious activities. Her reminder came on the heels of the discovery of such operation in the municipality of Cordova. The […]

20-year-old Olango native creates portraits out of tiny shells

By April Capisnon, Babag SK Councilor Mayor Paz C. Radaza unveiled a shell mosaic of the image of Datu Lapu-Lapu in the lobby of Mactan shrine last Friday, April 19, 2013, together with City Councilors Quennie Malingin, Boy Patalinghug, Floy Pozon and Francis Nicole Balao, the SK Federation president. The artist behind the shell mosaic […]

Aboitiz Foundation turns over facilities to city hospital

Mayor Paz C. Radaza inaugurated together with the Aboitiz Foundation Inc. executives the newly refurbished OB-gyne and Pedia wards in the Lapu-Lapu City Hospital. The inauguration, which happened last March 12, 2013, was attended by the mayor, Augusto P.I. Carpio III, executive vice president and managing trustee of Aboitiz Foundation Inc.; Dr. Eduardo A. Ompad, Lapu-Lapu […]

Mactan Newtown to generate 25k jobs

Five to seven years from now, Mactan Newtown will be generating 25,000 full time jobs for the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector and hospitality industry as Megaworld doubles its investment in Lapu-Lapu City to P20 billion. Megaworld Chairman and CEO Andrew L. Tan announced this during the 20-hectare township development’s formal inauguration last February 20, […]

Facebook complaint leads to seizure of 30 weighing scales

After receiving a complaint sent through Lapu-Lapu City’s official Facebook page, at least 30 weighing scales were confiscated by the City’s Market and Slaughterhouse and Task Force during its operation, which took place in the afternoon of February 22 at the Buaya public market. These were confiscated after a consumer complained that he bought fish and found […]

Repairs to be done on 2 bridges: mayor

By Ray Christopher A. Booc Since the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be doing repairs on the two bridges linking Lapu-Lapu City to mainland Cebu, Mayor Paz Radaza encouraged commuters to use the ferry boat system in leaving and returning to the island. Using the sea transport is better for residents because […]

Barangay Mactan celebrates annual fiesta

Barangay Mactan celebrates its annual fiesta with a foot procession and fluvial parade as highlights. The roads from Sto. Nino de Cebu-Mactan Parish Church up to the “Angasil Wharf” and Punta Engaño Wharf (Hilton Wharf) were filled with families bringing their own images or replicas of the Sr. Sto. Niño and Virgin of the Rule. Every […]

Mayor Radaza plans to build skate park near Hoops Dome

Due to the high risk and danger in the streets for all long board enthusiasts, the Lapu-Lapu City Government is planning to build its own skate park. During her regular press conference last February 6, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz C. Radaza  discussed the issue of having a safe and proper area for all long boarders. […]

Help pressure MCIAA into paying taxes, mayor tells students

By Ray Christopher A. Booc and Faith P. Sulib, USJR Masscom Interns Since the money will be used to fund educational programs of Lapu-Lapu City, Mayor Paz C. Radaza told students of Marigondon National High School to appeal to the Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) to pay real taxes that now stand at P1.5 […]