19 fireworks-related injuries reported over Christmas holiday

THE HEALTH department on Monday reported 19 fireworks-related injuries over the Christmas holiday, with 84% involving illegal pyrotechnics or firecrackers.  The total was 54% higher compared to the 12 cases in 2020, but 67% lower than the five-year average of 58 cases in the same period.  Fireworks-related injuries are usually higher during the New Year’s Eve celebration.   All cases were due to injuries inflicted by fireworks. There were no reports […]

Spritzer Celebrates Sustainability for 2021 Christmas

KUALA LUMPUR & TAIPING, Dec 17, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Spritzer Malaysia (“Spritzer” or the “Company”) is delighted to announce the raising of its first-ever Sustainable Christmas Tree in Taiping, Perak as the central attraction of the Spritzer EcoPark Christmas 2021 Event. Families and friends can take memorable photos of themselves with […]

City’s ‘Pasko sa Uptown to help 4K kids this Christmas

ABOUT 4,000 underprivileged children from Cebu City’s 80 barangays will benefit from the City’s annual gift-giving activity this Christmas season. The 4,000 children will serve as beneficiaries for this year’s “Pasko sa Uptown,” which is now celebrating its 11th year. During a press conference on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, Vice Mayor Dondon Hontiveros said this […]

Christmas spending expected to top P37,000 per household

HOUSEHOLDS are expected to spend about P37,106 each to celebrate Christmas, according to a study conducted by a remittance company. The Philippines’ estimated Christmas spend is eighth-largest among 15 economies surveyed by WorldRemit. “Christmas celebrations begin as early as September and extend until January in the Philippines, making it challenging for many families to afford the […]