Posts Tagged Firecrackers

Pasig City reports one victim of stray bullet, seizes P700k worth of firecrackers

Marje Pelayo   •   January 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Mayor Vico Sotto reported on Monday (January 4) that Pasig City was able to confiscate more than P700,000-worth of firecrackers and related items from the New Year’s...

Firecracker vendors in Divisoria appeal to let them sell until year ends

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 22, 2020

Firecracker vendors in Divisoria Market in Manila has appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to let them sell their merchandise until the end of the year. Amelia Fuentes, one of the...

DTI orders PNP to seize firecrackers with no PS markings

Maris Federez   •   December 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has tasked the Philippine National Police (PNP) to confiscate firecrackers being sold in Bulacan without Product Safety (PS) markings. In...

PNP-FEO releases list of prohibited firecrackers

Maris Federez   •   November 13, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police-Firearms and Explosives Office (PNP-FEO) on Wednesday (November 13) released to the public the list of prohibited firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices. According to FEO...

Piccolo tops list of dangerous firecrackers, causes of injuries

admin   •   December 27, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines —  The Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Department of Health (DOH) remind the public to avoid firecracker disasters in welcoming the new year. Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo...

DOH-Region 3 calls on LGUs to impose ‘no buying, no selling’ of firecrackers this holiday

Marje Pelayo   •   December 18, 2018

PAMPANGA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) Region 3 is encouraging local government units (LGU) to impose a ban on sales and purchase of firecrackers to achieve its target...

DOH reminds public to exercise caution in using firecrackers in welcoming the New Year

Marje Pelayo   •   December 18, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Hospitals are getting ready for the merry-makings this holiday specifically in welcoming the new year. As early as today, the Department of Health (DOH) is making sure...

BFP, PNP holds fire drill simulation in Bocaue, Bulacan

admin   •   December 4, 2018

BULACAN, Philippines — Complete with fire alarms and firefighters battling fire, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) conducted a fire drill simulation in Bocaue, Bulacan on Monday (December 3). The BFP...

No new permits for firecracker manufacturers — PNP

admin   •   November 5, 2018

    The Philippine National Police (PNP) will closely monitor the manufacture, sale, and distribution of firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices ahead of the holiday season. PNP Director General Oscar Albayalde...

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...

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