Rappler's latest stories on New Year 2019
Making, selling, and using illegal firecrackers come with heavy penalties, and selling any pyrotechnic material to minors is prohibited, the Philippine National Police warns
As the sun sets, tens of thousands of ravers from across Asia are expected to dance into Saturday night under massive water cannons and spectacular pyrotechnics
Traditionally marked by paying respects to elders and sprinkling water over Buddha figures at local temples, the Songkran holiday has largely evolved into a raucous water fight
China, which is embracing a cashless society in which payments are made via smartphone apps, finds electronic 'red packets' are now hugely popular
Start the New Year with a bang at the Lion City!
People born in the year of the Horse are the luckiest, while single people born in the year of the Dog may find their significant other this year
People welcome the Year of the Pig with grand festivities
Celebrations will take place across the globe to usher in the Lunar New Year
Here are all the places where you can ring in the Year of the Earth Pig
No, these photos do not show Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte celebrating the start of 2019 in ‘simple’ style
We have our own wishes for the country, its leaders, and key institutions. What are yours?
The Department of Health closes its surveillance of firecracker-related injuries with no reports of deaths and stray bullet injuries
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The Department of Health says the 288 cases are 43% lower compared to the same period in 2018
Local celebrities ring in the new year with family and friends
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More than 1.5 million people packed the harbor front of Australia's largest city and noticed a signage beamed onto one of the Sydney Harbor Bridge's pylons: 'Happy New Year 2018!'
Here are scenes of the first hours of 2019 in the Philippine capital
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Ordinary Afghans say they feel increasingly despondent about the future as the Taliban and ISIS carry out almost daily attacks
Red Cross advises the public to keep safe during the New Year's Eve revelry
Fireworks on New Year's Eve are a tradition in Boracay for its residents and guests, says a local legislative council member
Fees won’t be collected at the toll gates of the following highways: NAIAx, Skyway, SLEX, and Star Tollway
‘Tis the season to celebrate the holidays at the heart of Singapore this November and December!