Philippines

Sin Tax Law to Come into Effect on January 1

Sin Tax Law to Come into Effect on January 1Filipino ‘sin tax’ law has been on its way and a recent report has been claiming that the same may not be liked by many.

Philippines Aims to Reduce HIV Cases

Philippines Aims to Reduce HIV CasesThe Philippines Government has decided to bring stricter regulations in regard to the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) prevention programmes.

Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said it is high time now to introduce stricter regulation, so that HIV count in the country can be declined. It is not hidden that Philippines has an alarming rate of people, who have been suffering from HIV.

Fireworks Accidents Scales Up in Philippines, Officials Futile

FireworksDuring December 21 and 30, more than 200 people got injured due to firecrackers and celebratory gunfire in Philippines. Such kind of revelry is not allowed, said a Philippine official.

Filipinos Urged to Use Digital Fireworks on New Year

Filipinos Urged to Use Digital Fireworks on New Year

With New Year approaching, people are getting curious to celebrate the occasion in the best possible manner. Lighting, fireworks and candies are some common ways to enjoy any celebration and following the same trend, the Department of Health is urging Filipinos to ring in the New Year celebration with crackers but, the digital music files of pops and explosions that are very eco-friendly and not-at-all dangerous as are the real firecrackers that are traditionally set off during rowdy celebrations including New Year.

World Pneumonia Day: Caution Is Better Than Cure

World Pneumonia DayAlong the lines of the World Pneumonia Day, the regional Government will be holding a Dance Revolution at the City Hall Quadrangle on Monday, November 14.

Entry of Migratory Birds Carrying Bird Flu Remote, Expert Says

Entry of Migratory Birds Carrying Bird Flu Remote, Expert SaysIn what may well turn out to be a prospective threat to the Philippines, a bird expert has expressed the possibilities that migratory birds will escort the new-fangled malformed sprain of H5N1 bird flu from other countries.

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