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Ubial hopes for fewer firecracker injuries after signing of EO

Jun 21, 2017 - 8:40 PM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says the implementing rules and regulations of the executive order need to go through one last round of vetting among stakeholders

SIGNED. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial welcomes the signing of the executive order that limits the use of firecrackers to 'community displays.' Firecrackers photo by Joel Nito/AFP. Ubial file photo by Lito Boras/Rappler.

DOH drafting EO to limit firecracker use in PH

Oct 12, 2016 - 5:50 PM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial expects President Rodrigo Duterte to sign the executive order before November

Fireworks, firecracker shopping: Local or imported?

Dec 30, 2013 - 7:13 PM

Traders say buyers now prefer imported fireworks over local ones and it s slowly killing their business

Which firecrackers are allowed by law?

Dec 18, 2013 - 5:39 PM

Local officials and police start inspections and the strict enforcement of laws prohibiting the sale of dangerous fireworks

World to welcome in New Year with a bang

Dec 31, 2012 - 5:54 PM

Sydney will Monday December 31 kick off a wave of dazzling firework displays welcoming in 2013 from Dubai to Moscow and London with long isolated Yangon joining the global pyrotechnics for the first time

PREPPING FOR 2013. A worker (top R) climbs up a scaffolding support in front of a promotional 2013 banner ahead of the new years eve celebrations outside a shopping mall in Hong Kong on December 29, 2012. AFP PHOTO / ANTHONY WALLACE

193 held over illegal firecrackers

Dec 31, 2012 - 12:25 PM

As of 7 pm Monday the National Capital Region Police Office NCRPO reported 193 people have been arrested after 434 operations

Fireworks sales up but illegal traders bringing industry down

Dec 30, 2012 - 7:31 PM

Fireworks traders say illegal sellers are to blame for many firework related injuries

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Bursts of color

Mar 18, 2012 - 7:02 PM

From Feb 11 to March 17 the world s best in pyrotechnics lit the Manila sky