Thursday, July 28, 2016

Demand exact change, consumers told

The DTI reminds commercial establishments to give enough change to its customers. In buying goods, the customers pay the exact amount but they usually get insufficient change, especially if it involves five, 10, 15 or 20 centavos or even one-peso. 

Sunday, July 24, 2016

DTI unveils loom weaving facility project at ASU

Aklan State University President Dr. Danilo Abayon, DTI OIC-Regional Director Rebecca and DTI Aklan OIC-Provincial Director Ma. Carmen I. Iturralde unveil the loom weaving facility project.

The DTI Aklan Provincial Office recently launched a new shared service facility for piña-abaca weavers at the Aklan State University (ASU), as its project cooperator. The facility received handlooms and high-speed sewing machines for its weaver-beneficiaries in Banga and Balete.

Friday, July 22, 2016

DTI orients LGUs, suppliers on fair trade laws

Trade Development Division Chief Felisa Judith Degala gives an overview of various consumer protection laws to bids and awards committee members, supply officers, and business construction suppliers in the Province of Guimaras.

“Are we getting the right supplies? The right bidder?”

These are the questions posed by DTI VI Trade Development Division Chief Felisa Judith Degala to the members of the bids and awards committee (BAC), supply officers and business construction suppliers in the Province of Guimaras on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

PHOTO: RD Rascon orients Iloilo LEIPOs on ProGED

DTI OIC-Regional Director Rebecca M. Rascon shares the importance of enhancing the competitiveness of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) by helping them adopt climate-smart and environmental friendly strategies by using the value chain approach, through the Promotion of Green Economic Development (ProGED) to the Local Economic and Investment Promotions Officers (LEIPOs) in the Province of Iloilo. Rascon was a speaker during the Investment Promotion Strategies Training initiated by the Local Economic Development and Investment Promotion Center of the Iloilo Provincial Government on Thursday, July 21, 2016. The training aims to highlight the critical role of LEIPOs in facilitating the establishment of an aggressive, systematic, coordinated, sustained promotion and marketing of the local government units as investment location. Likewise, to increase the appreciation and knowledge of local chief executives on the importance of deliberate investment promotion, generation facilitation and servicing; to develop the desire to build-up the capacity of the locality to become competitive and attractive for investment; and, to develop a harmonized investment promotion strategy for the Province of Iloilo, among others.

DTI VI has now 15 Negosyo Centers to serve MSMEs

DTI Regional Operations Group Undersecretary Zenaida Maglaya (left) visits the Negosyo Center at the DTI Iloilo Provincial Office on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, with DTI OIC-Regional Director Rebecca M. Rascon, STIDS Nona Grace Bermejo, STIDS Dorita Chavez and TIDS Kurt Maurice Tugaff.

Geared towards reaching and assisting micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) throughout the archipelago through its Negosyo Centers (NCs), the Department of Trade and Industry VI has now established a total of 15 NCs.

DTI opens food processing facility in Barbaza

DTI OIC-Regional Director Rebecca M. Rascon and Antique Sangguniang Panlalawigan Board Member Errol Santillan, representing Gov. Rhodora Cadiao, lead the ribbon-cutting ceremony with Sangguniang Bayan Member Roberto Grajo, Department of Science and Technology Provincial Director Engr. Abraham Fabila, Marigold G. Gelito of the Department of Agrarian reform and members of the Esparar Multi-Purpose Cooperative. The facility already produces squash noodles, squash powder, turmeric powder, malunggay powder, squash granules, and squash polvoron, among others.

DTI VI OIC-Regional Director Rebecca M. Rascon led the blessing and inauguration of the Shared Service Facility for Food Processing in Brgy. Esparar in Barbaza, Antique on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Iloilo MSME Expo ‘16 kicks off July 18

Various food processors, health and wellness operators, producers of wearables and homestyle, and fresh fruits and vegetables traders are up to showcase their products and services during the weeklong Iloilo MSMEs Expo 2016 on July 18 to 24, 2016.

Guimaras products display at Rockwell

Micro, small and medium enterprise (MSMEs) from the Province of Guimaras is set to rock Rockwell Power Plant Mall, this weekend. Locally made gifts, decors, housewares and accessories, and various processed food products will be the highlight of the three-day exhibit dubbed “Guimaras Eco Bazaar @ Rockwell” starting this Friday.

Monday, July 4, 2016

DTI VI allots P10M for SSF in ‘16

The DTI VI is eyeing to establish additional shared service facilities (SSF) projects in the region, including Negros Occidental, this year. It has allotted P9.8-million budget for the establishment of 13 SSFs. 

Friday, July 1, 2016

PCCI Aklan backs Negosyo Centers in Ibajay and Altavas

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) - Aklan Chapter has committed to support the newly-launched Negosyo Centers (NC) in the municipalities of Ibajay and Altavas in the province of Aklan.