Temple goers of all ages, coming from various cities across the country, welcomed the Year of the Rooster by praying for a healthy and prosperous year.
(UPDATED) The number of fireworks-related injuries is 60% lower than the 5-year average from 2011 to 2015
DOH Secretary Paulyn Ubial also says once President Rodrigo Duterte signs the proposed Executive Order, authorities would be able to regulate the use of firecrackers and reduce injuries
People around the world gathered to kick start the new year but attacks during celebrations in Turkey and Iraq serve as a reminder of the constant threat of terrorism
Revellers cram into major cities to celebrate New Year with security tightened amid fears large crowds of people could present a target for extremists
Tens of thousands of fans took over the streets of Lisbon waving red and green national flags to mark the historic victory
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(3rd UPDATE) Celebrations are muted in many European cities while countries reeling from other disasters are rekindling New Year spirits
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Out and about in Singapore for its 50th anniversary
Clad in red and gold, Singaporeans celebrate their city-state's 50th anniversary through song and dance
In the town of Baliuag in Bulacan, Good Friday is more festive than Christmas
Here are photos of the gilded carriages of Baliuag, Bulacan, where life-sized Christs and Marys are mounted
Since 2010, a presidential election year, President Aquino has had working birthdays, except for 2014 when he opted for a quiet, work-less weekend
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Use of Uber through the night hits a peak of 58 rides reaching their destinations a second, according to the San Francisco-based startup
The crush occurs shortly before midnight, as people pack the Bund district to welcome the New Year, the city's government says in a statement
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Fumes from fireworks and loud noises may cause stress and injury to pet dogs, cats, and birds
The fireworks and firecracker-related injuries rise to 599, but the DOH says the cases are 'milder'
The world prepares to kick off spectacular New Year parties but in Tacloban, typhoon survivors make do with much less
As of morning of December 31, the count of those hurt by fireworks or stray bullets has reached 262, already surpassing last year's tally on the same date
By midnight Saturday, roads around the Bonifacio Monument Circle will be closed to traffic. The MMDA has identified alternative routes.
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Australia kicks off global New Year celebrations with Sydney's traditional firework spectacle
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The Bureau of Fire Protection said these lanterns, usually illuminated by candles or lighted oil/alcohol, can pose danger when it falls on roofs or any combustible material
Queen Elizabeth II attends a diamond jubilee concert despite her husband's hospitalization
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