Korean arrested for
A Korean national was apprehended by Station 1 policeman for allegedly creating alarm and scandal at a business establishment in Bacolod City downtown area at about 1:14 a.m. yesterday.
Police identified the one arrested as Jin Yeong, 23, of South Korea and a temporary resident of Lopue’s South Square in Brgy. Tangub, Bacolod.
Yeong was arrested by a team, led by Police Officer 3 Rene Labating, on the complaints of the management of the O Fisher Spa and Wellness Center.
Yeong, who was believed to be under the influence of liquor, allegedly destroyed properties worth P40,000, including the glass door of the spa.*APN
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WWF-Phils. lauds Bacolod
participation in Earth Hour
World Wide Fund for Nature-Philippine Climate and Energy head, Angela Consuelo Ibay, recently has commended the Bacolod City government for its participation in the recent global environmental Earth Hour 2012.
Ibay thanked Mayor Evelio Leonardia for the city’s enthusiasm and commitment to support and actively involve itself in spreading the Earth Hour message of championing renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate change adaptation, a press release from the city said.
She said the city’s support ensured the event’s success and declared that the occasion, not only focused on switching off lights as a sign of support, but as a commitment by each and everyone: company, agency and organization, in finding and implementing creative yet practical and sustainable ways to save the environment and to take action against the effects of climate change.
Leonardia, Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson, councilors Al Victor Espino, Em Ang, Sonya Verdeflor, Archie Baribar and Carl Lopez, and city employees joined representatives from the academe, religious and business sectors in the Earth Hour observance at a local mall on March 31, the press release added.*
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1,051 dogs: exec
The Bacolod City Veterinary Office ended the Rabies Awareness Month with anti-rabies vaccination held at the Bacolod Government Center with members of the Bacolod Dog Forum, a gathering of dog owners and enthusiasts, a press release from the city said.
Rex Juplo, CVO officer-in-charge, said 1,051 dogs have been vaccinated in the first quarter of 2012, and stray dogs have been impounded to help establish a rabies-free Bacolod. He also said responsible pet ownership plays a vital role in eradicating rabies, the press release added.
Under City Ordinance 544, Series of 2011, a vaccination fee of P50 is charged for every dog or cat. CVO accommodates walk-in clients and hold mass vaccination in the barangays, the press release said.
Those interested may bring their pets to the City Pound, located at the old Slaughterhouse, at Alunan Avenue, Bgry. 35, Bacolod City, or call 435-8081 or 433-2391 for inquiries, the press release added.*
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