For the first time, the New Year countdown celebrations have become a truly nationwide affair in the country, with street parties, live performances and fireworks displays laid out for New Year’s Eve revelers from Baguio City in the north to Tagum in typhoon-ravaged Mindanao.
By Tarra Quismundo
This is one government project where there is no room for nonconformists. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has called on the nation anew to synchronize watches and clocks with the Philippine Standard Time (PST) so everybody can greet 2012 at exactly the same time. Science Secretary Mario Montejo also appealed to organizers of [...]