Christmas lights - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Christmas lights


City officials, groups inspect Christmas lights sold in Cagayan de Oro malls

Nov 28, 2019 - 10:42 AM

A team of inspectors from City Hall, the City Price Coordinating Council, and business and consumer groups visit 6 malls for the first round of inspection

INSPECTION. Cagayan de Oro City Price Coordinating Council Co-Chairman Edgar Uy inspects boxes of Christmas lights on November 27, 2019. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

LOOK: 7 magical Christmas light and sound shows to catch until the new year

Dec 24, 2017 - 9:21 PM

Check out these dazzling displays of colorful lights dancing to holiday music

MAGICAL LIGHTS. There are several dazzling Christmas light and sound shows to catch this holiday season, and all are painstakingly made. Each minute of this 18-minute Magical Field of Lights show in Nuvali, Laguna, for example, takes four hours to program. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang unless otherwise specified

LED Christmas tree gives joy to shoppers in SM Mall of Asia

Nov 29, 2017 - 4:38 PM

Firefly’s 75-ft tree makes use of 200,000 energy-saving LED bulbs

IN PHOTOS: The 2016 Ayala Triangle Christmas 'Festival of Lights' is here!

Nov 16, 2016 - 3:38 PM

Ayala Triangle s annual Festival of Lights opens once again for the Christmas season

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

10 Christmas stories around the world you (also) probably missed

Dec 29, 2015 - 1:28 PM

Last minute preps for Christmas made me miss the news I read back on people stories that happened during the holidays and came up with this list

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Dec 24, 2015 - 7:19 PM

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US Christmas lights use more energy than entire countries

Dec 24, 2015 - 7:43 AM

Christmas lights in American homes consume more electricity than many developing nations

BRIGHT AND SHINING. Christmas decorations adorn a house in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn, New York, USA, 08 December 2015. Photo by Andrew Gombert / EPA

Christmas, parol makers, just around the corner

Nov 15, 2014 - 10:33 AM

Christmas is just around the corner in some Metro Manila streets where lantern vendors peddle their festive lanterns

MANANG JOSIE. Josefina Ang, 63, has been in the parol business for 12 years. Filipinos buy lanterns this time of the year, which have become a symbol of Christmas in the Philippines. All photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler

'Gay' Christmas lights spark Rome row

Dec 07, 2013 - 10:53 AM

The lights were intended to be against homophobia following the suicide of a gay teenager in the city said one city assemblywoman

CONTROVERSY. This year the illuminations in Via del Corso are "gay-friendly" with a rainbow of colors enveloping the street. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Toxic Christmas lights being sold in Divisoria

Nov 05, 2013 - 8:43 AM

Getting ready to decorate your house for Christmas? Be careful when buying Christmas lights

HOLIDAY STRANDS. Christmas lights are one of the most popular form of Christmas decor used in the Philippines