Posts Tagged firecracker ban

Fireworks-related injuries prompt renewed calls for ban

Robie de Guzman   •   January 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Some lawmakers have renewed their calls to ban the sale and use of firecrackers in the country in support of the proposal of the Department of Health...

DILG to observe strict enforcement of illegal firecracker ban

Marje Pelayo   •   December 12, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will intensify its monitoring against the use of illegal firecrackers in the year-end revelry. Specifically, the DILG noted...

Muntinlupa, Las Piñas to strictly impose firecracker ban

admin   •   December 28, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines — Muntinlupa and Las Piñas City will strictly prohibit the use of any of firecracker in welcoming the new year based on the two cities respective ordinances. City...

Green group pushes for nationwide total firecracker ban

admin   •   December 6, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health is gearing up its annual anti-firecrackers’ campaign, “Oplan: Iwas Paputok, Fireworks Display Ang Patok,” which aims to reduce the number of firecracker-related injuries...

President Duterte to push for total nationwide firecracker ban

admin   •   January 9, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Only a week into the year 2018 and President Rodrigo Duterte is already eyeing a total firecracker and pyrotechnics ban throughout the country. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque...

Victims of stray bullets and firecrackers, lower than last year – PNP

admin   •   January 3, 2017

  The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recorded 224 victims of firecrackers, stray bullets and indiscriminate firing this year. This is low compared to last year’s 521. Of the said...

Year-end firecracker victims hit 500

admin   •   January 3, 2017

  The number of firecracker-related injuries nationwide has reached 521 from December 21 to January 1, 2017. Manila has the highest number of cases at 297, particularly Manila, Quezon City...

NCR tops regions with most number of firecracker-related injuries; victims soar to 90 – DOH

admin   •   December 29, 2016

  The Department of Health (DOH) continuously reminds the public to find other items for merry-making this holiday as the number of injuries related to firecracker use continues to soar....

DOH records six firecracker-related injuries today

admin   •   December 23, 2016

MANILA, Philippines —The Department of Health has recorded six cases of firecracker-related injuries from various regions across the country. Three are from the National Capital Region, one is from Region...

DOLE lifts work ban on 108 firecracker factories

admin   •   December 23, 2016

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment has already lifted the work stoppage order it imposed on 108 fireworks establishments in Regions 6 and 7. Department of Labor...

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