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firecracker

[′fīr‚krak·ər]
(engineering)
A cylindrically shaped item containing an explosive and a fuse; used to simulate the noise of an explosive charge.
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After limiting the use of firecrackers and pyrotechnics to designated areas nationwide during the holidays, President Rodrigo Duterte now wants to ban these items through a new law, Malacanang announced on Tuesday.
The President has called on Congress to pass a bill prohibiting the use of all firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices in the country, according to his spokesman Harry Roque.
Bocaue Mayor Eleanor Villanueva-Tugna is hoping that through the intervention of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), the upgrading of technological requirements for the firecracker industry will help local manufacturers to eventually penetrate the world market.
Roque hinted that Duterte might consider amending a law to eventually adopt a total firecracker ban.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Zamboanga del Sur Provincial Office reminds consumers and the general public to buy only firecrackers which are certified by the Bureau of Product Standards (BPS) this holiday season.
Serrano, the information officer of the DTI in Central Luzon, said under Republic Act (RA) 7183, types of firecrackers that may be manufactured, sold and distributed include the following: Baby rocket, Bawang, El Diablo, Judah's Belt, Paper Caps, Pulling of Strings, Sky Rocket (Kwitis), Small 'Trianggulo' and other equivalent types to the foregoing.
The Firecracker Association, earlier in December last year moved the apex court, challenging its earlier order of banning firecrackers in Delhi-NCR.
Talking on public broadcaster CyBC yesterday, a victim of a firecracker explosion Nicos Vasilliou spoke of his ordeal when he nearly lost his hand to an erupting firecracker in 2000.
PARENTS have been accused of putting their children's lives at risk by smuggling firecrackers into Bahrain.
He is one of around 10,000 people employed in Sivakasi's 800 or so firecracker and match factories: OPPOSITE: an elderly woman packs matches.
Firecracker is a producer of factual and factual entertainment programming in the UK and US.