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Radazas win support of brgy Basak chief

January 10, 2013


FOR 11 years, Isabelo “Belong” Darnayla, barangay captain of Basak was a thorn in the side of the Radaza family in Lapu-Lapu City. That’s history as Mayor Paz Radaza announced a turnaround in loyalty and welcomed Darnayla and the barangay Basak councilmen saying they now support her administration. “Sa atong paningkamot nga maserbisyohan ang atong […]

Lapu’s elderly, PWDs get cash gifts

December 20, 2012


SENIOR citizens of Lapu-Lapu City received P1,500 cash assistance while persons with disabilities (PWD) received P1,000 and two kilos of rice from their local government units. At least 15,000 senior citizens and about a thousand persons with disabilities in the city will have extra cash this Christmas. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza distributed the cash […]

Hot lumber falls in Lapu

December 19, 2012


A ten-wheeler truck loaded with assorted lumber was apprehended by Task Force Kalikasan in Lapu-Lapu City last Monday. The truck driver failed to present a certificate of transport permit for the forest products. Authorities turned over the truck and its load to the Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in pier 3. The 16,533 […]

Radaza says they’re maximizing online promotion of city’s tourism sites

December 17, 2012


Even with so much to promote on his tourism destinations, Lapu-Lapu City Hall is opting to ride the Internet revolution to cut down on advertisement costs. Of the P1.4-billion budget for 2013, the city government of Lapu-Lapu is only allocating P1-million for advertisements. And the amount will only be spent this for publication of government […]

Police says thief entered through door, not ceiling

December 16, 2012


Whoever stole the jewelry adorning the image of the Nuestra Señora de Regla or the Virgin of the Rule had a key to the front door, said police. Senior Insp. Christian Torres, chief of the Theft and Robbery Section of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office, said evidence so far reinforced the initial theory that the […]

Cebu voters number over 2 million for polls

December 11, 2012


Cebu needs over a hundred electronic voting machines to enable the Commission on Elections cope with the province’s more than 90,000 additional voters in next year’s elections. According to Arthur Patiga, elections assistant of the Comelec, of the 2.5 million registered voters in the province, a total of 93,231 are categorized as “new”. There were […]

Muslim kids join Christmas party

December 8, 2012


Who said Christmas is just for Christians? Twelve-year-old Setty Aina Sarit,12, happily joined about 6,000 children from various barangays of Lapu-Lapu in the annual Children’s Party sponsored by the city government in the Hoopsdome yesterday. Setty and 32 other Muslim children mingled with other minors for a full day of parlor games, dancing, food and […]

Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu seniors to receive P1,000 cash gifts

December 7, 2012


HERE’s some Christmas cheer for senior citizens, persons with disabilities (PWDs) and government employees in the cities of Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue. Yes, they will receive cash gifts this month. Mandaue City ‘s regular employees will receive an extra one month salary as a Christmas bonus. Job order workers will receive P10,000 bonus while clean and […]

New security camera, grills for Birhen sa Regla Shrine

December 6, 2012


The shrine of the Birhen sa Regla or Virgin of the Rule in Lapu-Lapu City remains closed to visitors following the unsolved theft of the icon’s jewelry on Nov. 28. But devotees have resumed their generous offerings. A new gold necklace was recently donated, which the statue now wears, said Fr. Jimmy Duero, parish priest, […]

More than 400 families evacuate early from coasts in Mactan, Mandaue city

December 5, 2012


NEARLY 300 families were evacuated from Lapu-Lapu City’s seven coastal barangays while 59 families were moved out of Mandaue City’s riverbanks and coastal areas as typhoon Pablo passed over Cebu province yesterday. In Cebu City, Mayor Michael Rama said classes in all levels are still suspended today but “ work at City Hall will resume […]