DOH reminds public on danger of leftover firecrackers still present in the communities; advises those wounded to have ATS

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOH reminds public on danger of leftover firecrackers still present in the communities; advises those wounded to have ATS 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 1 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) reminded the public on Friday to ensure that firecrackers that did not ignite and explode during the New Year revelry but remained present in the communities be properly disposed of to avoid accidental injuries to innocent people.

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Sharing room on New Year’s Eve

January 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sharing room on New Year’s Eve 

150101151116These dogs share room together on New Year’s Eve (December 31, 2013) afraid of fire cracker explosions. (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez)
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Media briefing on firecracker-related injuries recorded at East Avenue Medical Center in QC

January 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Media briefing on firecracker-related injuries recorded at East Avenue Medical Center in QC 

150101125147Dr. Roland Cortez (in red T-shirt), Medical Center Chief II of the East Avenue Medical Center (EAMC) in Quezon City, stresses a point during a media briefing Thursday (Jan. 1, 2015) on firecracker-related injuries recorded in the hospital in connection with the New Year’s Eve revelry. Beside him is Department of Health (DOH)-National Capital Region Director Ariel Valencia. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)
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Round fruits for New Year’s Eve celebration

December 31, 2014 by · Comments Off on Round fruits for New Year’s Eve celebration 

141230113039While waiting for two male customers to finish selecting round fruits of different kinds for the family table on New Year’s Eve celebration, a woman vendor along Kalayaan Ave. in Quezon City is viewing a text message on Tuesday (Dec. 30, 2014). (PNA photo by Oliver F. Marquez)

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Use plastic trumpets to celebrate New Year’s Eve

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on Use plastic trumpets to celebrate New Year’s Eve 

141229140944A Little boy assisted by his Lola and sister tests plastic trumpets on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 at Libertad Public Market in Pasay City, which he will buy at P50 each for use during the New Year’s Eve revelry on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Preparing for New Year’s Eve celebration

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on Preparing for New Year’s Eve celebration 

141229125229Two days before the New Year’s Eve celebration on Wednesday, these buko (young coconut) vendors at the corner of Congressional Ave. and Mindanao Ave. in Quezon City have prepared for an anticipated influx of buyers of buko for their buko salad. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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