IN WESTERN VISAYAS
Bacolod wins again
as child-friendly city
BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO
Bacolod City was adjudged as the Most Child-Friendly City in the Philippines in the regional level for the second time and is a finalist for the search for the 2009 Most Child-Friendly City under the highly urbanized category in the national level.
Other contenders for the national award under the highly urbanized category are the cities of Makati, Naga, Santiago, Olongapo, Baguio, and Cebu.
Mayor Evelio Leonardia yesterday said Bacolod City also won second place in the national competition in 2007 while Naga won first place then.