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Bacolod PNP holding L.A.K.A.D. TOKHANG

The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) will hold a walk tomorrow, Saturday to highlight its call on the public to help in the anti-illegal drug campaign.

Dubbed as L.A.K.A.D. TOKHANG, or Lipulin At Kalampagin Ang Droga, the activity is also designed to urge those into illegal drugs to stop their trade and surrender to authorities to straighten their lives.

A text message from the BCPO to NDB yesterday said the walk will start at 2 o'clock in the afternoon from the Bacolod public plaza to the Provincial Capitol lagoon.

Bacolod launches urban greening program

Mayor Evelio Leonardia led city officials and stakeholders in launching the Bacolod City Urban Greening Program at rites at the Government Center yesterday.

Mayor Evelio Leonardia gives his message during the launching of the Bacolod City Urban Greening Program at the Government Center yesterday as Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, Councilors Cindy Rojas and Noli Villarosa listen.*

PDEA to free 8,000 brgys. a year from illegal drugs

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron Aquino targets to free 7,000-8,000 barangays per year from illegal drugs, as President Rodrigo Duterte has four years left to fulfill his campaign promise.

“We have a timeline of four years more before the President steps down and we need to clear 7,000-8,000 barangays per year,” Aquino said during a forum on the administration’s “Rehabinasyon” program on the first day of the three-day National Information Convention (NIC) in Davao City.

Bacolod vice mayor, councilors answer issues on BREDCO port

Bacolod City Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran and several councilors issued a joint statement last night, answering question surrounding the granting of the request of Bacolod Real Estate Development Corp. (BREDCO) to extend its port management for another 25 years.

Familiaran said the Sangguniang Panlungsod voted in a bipartisan vote.