Rappler's latest stories on New Year 2020
President Rodrigo Duterte once again highlights the 'friendship' between the Philippines and China in his Chinese New Year message
Raratratan ba tayo ng suwerte o dadagain ng malas ngayong Year of the Metal Rat?
Some of these 'lucky food' include round fruits, fish, and dumplings, which all signify good fortune and prosperity
(UPDATED) From Manila to Davao, ring in the Year of the Metal Rat at these places!
Shanti Dope and Ex Battalion will also be performing at the Chinese New Year Countdown 2020 Street Party on January 24
If it's a person who triggers bad habits, maybe you can try avoiding that person starting this year
Foreign Secretary Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr and Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian start the New Year with a resolution to 'seize the day and live life to the full'
'Be kind and patient with yourself,' Catriona writes
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Billions around the world cheer in 2020 after a tumultuous year dominated by demonstrations calling for political revolt and action on climate change
(UPDATED) Revellers watch fireworks display from Australia to the United Kingdom to welcome 2020
President Rodrigo Duterte says all development efforts should be made sustainable and inclusive
'Salubungin sana natin ang bagong taon nang may pag-asa sa ating mga mata, galak sa ating mga puso, at ngiti sa ating mga labi,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
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Senate President Vicente Sotto has filed a bill that seeks to prohibit the unsupervised use of firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices
Though aspirations are generally high for the new year, the Social Weather Stations finds that hopefulness for 2020 rose in all areas except Mindanao
A team of barangay officials and volunteers will man each zone
The environmental watchdog also asks Filipinos to keep parks clean as they celebrate the arrival of the New Year
Only 827 out of the 2,352 returnees have been released after reprocessing, the Department of Justice confirms
Since fireworks are not allowed near the ocean, New Year's Eve celebrations are set to be held in mainland Malay instead
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says there will be no number coding during the holidays, with the suspension of the scheme longer for provincial buses
Additional collection points, emergency medical services, and towing services will be provided during the holiday rush
(UPDATED) Results of the early December survey show 48% of Filipinos also expect the holiday season to be 'more prosperous for them and their families'
The Department of Health has seen a downward trend in the number of firecracker-related injuries from 2017 to 2018, but says much is to be done to keep the number at zero
MRT3 Director Michael Capati says this is to 'give way to the full blast rail replacement activities' that would rid the MRT3 tracks of dilapidated rails