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Firecracker injuries grew by 9%; review of local ban sought

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A man waits for his drug prescription after being treated for his hand injury following the raucous celebration to welcome the New Year Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014, in Manila, Philippines. AP/Bullit Marquez

The total number of injuries caused by firecrackers from Dec. 21, 2013 to Jan. 1, 2014 grew by nine percent from the 2012 Christmas to 2013 New Year period, prompting health officials to renew their calls to review the current laws on the use and sale of firecrackers and other explosives.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Only buying public can end ‘piccolo’ menace, says PNP

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Remember the “watusi?”

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Firecracker injuries hit 933 cases

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A father rushes his daughter to a hospital after being hit with a stray bullet following the raucous celebration to welcome the New Year Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014, in Manila. The sheer recalcitrance of traders, among others, contributed to the shocking rise in the number of fireworks-related New Year’s Eve injuries this year, which reached 933 cases on Friday, health authorities said.  AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

The sheer recalcitrance of traders, the stubbornness of revelers, the authorities’ preoccupation with the tragic aftermath of Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” even the notorious corruption at the Bureau of Customs (BOC).

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

2-year-old boy hit by stray bullet in Digos City

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A two-year-old boy here ended up in a hospital after a wayward bullet hit him on the left hand as residents here welcomed the New Year 12 a.m. Wednesday, the police said Thursday.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Firecracker injuries breaches 800 mark

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A firecracker victim arrives at Dr. Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center in Manila during New Year revelry.  PHOTO BY RICHARD REYES

The number of firecracker-related injuries has reached 804 as of 6 a.m. Thursday, Health Assistant Secretary Dr. Eric Tayag said.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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