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Bill renaming Mactan international airport terminals gets House OK

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 01:57 PM March 25, 2021

Mactan-Cebu International Airport in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. (INQUIRER PHOTO/DALE ISRAEL)

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to rename Terminals 1 and 2 of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport in honor of Filipino hero Lapu-Lapu.

With 195 affirmative votes, the lower chamber approved House Bill No. 8986 on final reading during Thursday’s session.

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The measure aims to rename the domestic and the international terminals of the Mactan Cebu International Airport to Lapu-Lapu Domestic Terminal and Lapu-Lapu International Terminal, respectively.

According to the objectives of the bill, the renaming of the terminals intends to honor Lapu-Lapu for his “bravery and patriotism” when he led Filipino troops against the Spaniards and won the Battle of Mactan in April 27, 1521.

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Lapu-Lapu was recognized as a hero for fighting against the Spaniards. – Liezelle Soriano Roy, trainee

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