Firecrackers injuries down by 35%: DOH

Firecracker-related injuries decreased by 35 percent nationwide as the country welcomed New Year's Day, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said on Wednesday.

In a press briefing, Duque said from December 1 to the early morning of January 1, the Department of Health (DOH) recorded 164 …

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26 Negrenses injured by firecrackers

At least 26 persons, including 11 minors, have been injured during the New Year celebrations across Negros Occidental, including the capital of Bacolod, as of Wednesday morning.

As of 11:15 a.m., an initial report provided by the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOCPPO) showed that …

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HK gov’t rejects foreign interference

The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) rejected foreign interference in Hong Kong's affairs.

In a statement on Wednesday, which was made in response to an open letter from a group of overseas politicians and persons to the HKSAR chief executive, the …

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Bacolod City’s triumphs, trials in 2019

In 2019, Bacolod made a mark as one of the most progressive cities in the country with its outstanding local governance and business-friendly awards from prestigious organizations, and hit milestones as the home to the world-renowned MassKara Festival.

Bacolod basked in these achievements but also …

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