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Number of fireworks injuries now at 72, 40% lower than in 2016

MANILA, Dec 29 (Mabuhay) — Eleven additional fireworks-related injuries (FWRI) were reported by sentinel sites of the Department of Health (DOH) on Friday morning, bringing the total number to 72 three days before the New Year. Aksyon: Paputok Injury Reduction 2017 Report...
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DOH records 191 firecracker-related injuries

MANILA, Jan 1 (Mabuhay) — A total of 191 firecracker-related injuries and one stray bullet case were recorded by the Department of Health and the Philippine National Police since December 21, officials reported Monday. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III announced in a...

PNP vows less bloody, more transparent anti-drug campaign

MANILA, Jan 1 (Mabuhay) –After a year of several controversies that marred the administration’s deadly drug war, the Philippine National Police (PNP) sees a “less bloody” and “more transparent” campaign against illegal drugs in 2018. “Iyong version two ng kampanya natin sa...
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Thanksgiving procession kicks off Feast of Black Nazarene

MANILA – The celebration of the Feast of the Black Nazarene has started over the weekend with the Thanksgiving procession and the start of the 9-day novena mass at the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene or Quiapo Church in Manila. According to Msgr. Hernando Coronel, rector of...

5,072 barangays now drug-free — PDEA

MANILA, Dec 30 (Mabuhay) — At least 5,000 barangays across the country have been declared drug-free, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) reported in the monthly update on “#RealNumbers”. The agency said 5,072 of the 42,036 barangays were cleared of...
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