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WHO urges curbs on online food marketing to children

WHO urges curbs on online food marketing to children

Agence France-Presse / 08:16 AM November 04, 2016 COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Governments must do more to protect children from sophisticated online methods used to market unhealthy foods to them, the World Health Organization in Europe said in a report released Friday.

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DOH APPEALS FOR INJURY-FREE HOLIDAYS WITH COMMUNITY FIREWORKS DISPLAY

DOH APPEALS FOR INJURY-FREE HOLIDAYS WITH COMMUNITY FIREWORKS DISPLAY

Children and parents are continuously reminded to have a safe and prosperous New Year and to avoid injuries due to exploding fireworks like piccolo as Filipinos gear up for the Holiday celebrations in less than a month.

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AS TYPHOON 'NINA' NEARS Hundreds living at Mt. Mayon’s slopes evacuated

AS TYPHOON 'NINA' NEARS Hundreds living at Mt. Mayon’s slopes evacuated

LEGAZPI CITY – Hundreds of residents living at the slopes of Mayon volcano in Guinobatan town in Albay province were evacuated by local government unit agents on Saturday afternoon.

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Hong Kong records winter's first bird flu death

Hong Kong records winter's first bird flu death

HONG KONG, China - An elderly man has died of bird flu in Hong Kong in the city's first human case of the disease this winter, authorities said Tuesday.

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DOH, PNP eye law banning firecrackers

DOH, PNP eye law banning firecrackers

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) and Philippine National Police (PNP) are considering a nationwide ban on firecrackers like in Davao City to prevent injuries, but President Duterte said “the country might not be ready for it.”

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Japan PM Shinzo Abe set for January visit to Manila, Davao

Japan PM Shinzo Abe set for January visit to Manila, Davao

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Philippines on Jan. 12 and 13, the first head of state to visit the country under the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte, Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. confirmed on Tuesday.

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Power restoration in typhoon-hit Bicol areas eyed before new year

Power restoration in typhoon-hit Bicol areas eyed before new year

MANILA – The Department of Energy on Wednesday said it is targeting to restore power in key commercial areas in the typhoon-devastated Bicol Region.

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PNP: 2 killed, 5 hurt by stray bullets

PNP: 2 killed, 5 hurt by stray bullets

MANILA, Philippines - Two people have been killed and five injured by stray bullets, the Philippine National Police (PNP) reported yesterday.

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DOH: Firecracker injuries down by 34% from last year

DOH: Firecracker injuries down by 34% from last year

MANILA, Philippines – Change has really come to the country, with even the number of firecracker-related injuries down this year, data from Health department showed.

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Firecracker-related injuries now over a hundred: DOH

Firecracker-related injuries now over a hundred: DOH

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) has recorded at least 141 firecracker-related injuries from December 21 until 6 a.m. of New Year's eve, a health official said Saturday.

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