February 1, 2023
WELCOMING 2023 WITH A BANG — Baguio City and its people welcomed 2023 with a bang courtesy of the simultaneous fireworks displays in different locations soon as the clock ticked at 12:01 a.m. of Jan. 1. Following a challenging 2022, Filipinos are hopeful of a better year ahead. Meanwhile, the Department of Health has reported an initial 24 cases of firecracker-related injuries in the Cordillera during the Yuletide celebrations. — Weng Ern Chew/Joshua Chew Visuals