The Philippine Cacao Industry Council, in cooperation with the Region VI Cacao Industry Council and in partnership with the regional offices of the Department of Trade and Industry and the Department of Agriculture, will gather all cacao industry stakeholders to establish stronger linkages for sustainable and inclusive growth in the Visayas Region.
Friday, September 22, 2017
Monday, September 18, 2017
DTI Guimaras Provincial Office regularly monitors the prices of eggs and chicken in retail stores and at the Jordan Food Terminal Market in Jordan, Guimaras. The price monitoring showed that prices of eggs per piece ranges, as follows:
Small - P 5.00 – P 5.75
Medium - P 6.00 – P 6.25
Large - P 6.25 – P 7.00
Extra Large - P 7.00 – P 7.80
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The DTI Guimaras Provincial Office recently conducted an inspection of motorcycle helmets being sold in retail stores here.
Retail stores in the Province of Guimaras selling monobloc chairs and stools were inspected to ensure product safety and quality compliance. Monobloc chairs and stools are some of the products issued with Mandatory Products Certification by the Bureau of Product Standards.
The Municipality of Pontevedra, Capiz, in collaboration with the DTI - Capiz Provincial Office, has successfully conducted a trade fair during the celebration of the Guyum -Guyuman Festival 2017 from May 12 to 15.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The DTI Guimaras Provincial Office conducted Balik Eskwela (in-store promo) on May 22 to June 2, 2017. The activity, which encourages retail stores and micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to partner with DTI, aims to offer 5percent to 15 percent discounts on school needs, medicines, selected electrical items, among others, in line with the opening of classes in June.
DTI Guimaras Provincial Director Wilhelm M. Malones gives a lecture during the Financing Forum for MSMEs.
As part of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Guimaras Provincial Office efforts in facilitating access to financial support for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), a financing forum was organized at Zemkamps Chalet, San Miguel, Jordan, Guimaras on June 8.
The DTI Guimaras Provincial Office conducted a mobile Business Name Registration in retail stores in Brgys. Cabalagnan and Salvacion, Nueva Valencia. This was to ensure that retail stores in the area have registered business names especially the new ones.
Monday, June 5, 2017
"My fellow ambassadors even said that it is not doubtful for me to win because I am from a very competitive and well-driven national government agency.” – Daniel S. Agan, Mister Earth Philippines – Water 2017/2018
Daniel Sabandal Agan, 28, of Brgy. Tacas, Jaro, Iloilo City was crowned Mister Earth Philippines – Water 2017/2018 in the recently concluded Mister Earth Philippines competition held at the Tanghalang Pasigueño, Pasig City on April 23.
DTI OIC Regional Director Rebecca M. Rascon (right photo) talks about the topic on local economic development through MSME Development to some 726 local planning and development coordinators throughout the country during the 28th Annual National Convention of the League of Local Planning and Development Coordinators of the Philippines, Inc. at the Punta Villa Resort in Arevalo, Iloilo City on May 24. She also underscored the role of DTI as engines of growth through its various programs like Shared Service Facility, Bottom-Up Budgeting, and Project Kapatid, among others.
The DTI Capiz Provincial Office concluded the Balik Eskwela Diskwento Caravan activity on May 11 and 12 in Pres. Roxas and Mambusao, Capiz, respectively. A total of 10 distributors/ retailers, with the National Food Authority (NFA) rolling store, participated in the event.
The DTI Guimaras Provincial Office joined the One Stop Shop of Government Services spearheaded by the provincial government on May 16. The activity was conducted in line with the 2017 Mangahan Festival Celebration.
The DTI Guimaras Provincial Office will conduct a Balik Eskwela “In-Store” Diskwento in retail stores in the island-province of Guimaras. The activity starts May 22 and ends on June 2, as classes in public schools starts June 5.
The Department of Trade and Industry – Antique Provincial Office will introduce its mentees today, May 17, during the kick-off activity of the ‘Kapatid Mentor Me’ Project at the The Venue in Brgy. Funda Dalipe in San Jose de Buenavista, Antique.
Sunday, May 7, 2017
The models of the Eco-Echo Green and Ethical Fashion Show with International Lifestyle Designer PJ Arañador pose with DTI officials and 2017 Mr. Earth-Water Daniel Agan.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Consumer groups identify activities to promote consumer awareness
The DTI Guimaras Provincial Office recently sit down with consumer groups to identify programs and activities aimed at promoting consumer awareness in the province. Presently, there are 13 consumer organizations assisted by DTI Guimaras.
DTI Guimaras Information Officer-Designate Melecia U. Pait accommodates the business name registration applications in the remote island-barangay of San Isidro in the Municipality of Sibunag, Guimaras
DTI Guimaras Provincial Office, in collaboration with the municipality of Sibunag, continues to provide services closer to the people as it recently conducted a mobile business name registration in the remote island-barangay of Sitio Naoway, San Isidro.
As part of the government’s focus in empowering women entrepreneurs, as well as in celebration of the National Women’s Month, three MSMEs from the province of Guimaras participated in an activity for Women Entrepreneurs on March 28, 2017 at Casa Real, Iloilo City.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The DTI VI, in partnership with other agencies, will hold a Regional Forum on Small and Medium Enterprise Development and Disaster Resilience at the Gerry Roxas Foundation Convention Center in Roxas City, Capiz on Thursday, March 23.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
|DTI Trade Development Division Chief Felisa Judith Degala shares the rationale of the forum to the participants.|
Several national government agencies, consumer groups and business associations, and school-based consumer organizations from all over the region joined the Regional Consumer Organization Forum at Days Hotel, Iloilo City, recently.
How can you verify that a business enterprise engaged in online selling is legitimate?
The participants composed of local farmers and fisher folks of Roxas City. (seated, 5th from left) DTI-Capiz Provincial Director, Ermelinda P. Pollentes and ProGED Resource Person, Rita I. Pilarca (seated, 6th from left).
DTI Capiz Provincial Office continues to promote an increasingly environmental-friendly and climate smart to ensure sustainability and competitiveness among micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Roxas City.
Women micro, small and medium entrepreneurs generated a total sales of P62,355.50 during the three-day Iloilo Weekend Tienda at the Atria Park District on March 10-12, 2017, with its world-renowned fresh Guimaras mangoes being the best-seller.
Monday, March 13, 2017
|7-Eleven employees familiarize themselves on the significance of consumer welfare desks put up in their chain of stores|
Shop managers, supervisors, and frontline staffs of one of the fastest growing chain of convenience stores in the country were acquainted on the significance and the setting up of consumer welfare desks (CWDs) to immediately address the concerns of its customers.
DTI-assisted women micro-entrepreneurs’ kiosks at the Weekend Tienda sa Iloilo at the Atria Park District in Mandurriao, Iloilo City.
Twenty-four women micro-entrepreneurs joined and recorded a total gross sales of P187,084.50 in cash and booked orders in the recently concluded Weekend Tienda sa Iloilo at the Atria Park District on March 10-12, 2017.
Sunday, March 12, 2017
The DTI Iloilo Provincial Office conducted a two-day orientation seminar for the business counselors of the Negosyo Center (NC) of Iloilo City. The activity was attended by 12 participants at the Iloilo City Hall on March 2-3, 2017.
Friday, March 10, 2017
|DTI VI OIC-Regional Director Rebecca M. Rascon joins the IPOPHL and other regional officials together with Negosyo Center coordinators and business counselors during the one-day capacity building activity.|
Negosyo Center coordinators and business counselors here underwent a one-day seminar-workshop to equip them with relevant knowledge and skills in promoting the importance of effective utilization of intellectual property (IP) in the region.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Monday, March 6, 2017
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Julie Tidon of the Small Business Corporation assists a client on financing programs
Various concerns of existing and aspiring entrepreneurs were addressed in the Municipality of Lezo, Aklan after several national government agencies converged for the Negosyo Encounter at the town’s covered court on February 28, 2017.
The DTI Aklan Provincial Office is set to launch additional Negosyo Centers (NCs) in the province. The local government units of Makato, Libacao, Malinao, and Malay already gave their nod for the establishment of the facility in their respective municipalities.
In an attempt to further promote the assistance of the government to micro, small and medium entrepreneurs in the countryside, the DTI VI will almost double its earlier commitment on the establishment of Negosyo Centers in Western Visayas and Negros Island Region, this year.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
|This traditional buri and pandan bags with a touch of modern items will be showcased at the BDTP Showroom. It is manufactured by Nelanz Crafts of San Lorenzo, Guimaras owned and managed by Ana Rodriguez.|
The DTI VI has selected seven women micro-entrepreneurs in the region to join the month-long trade fair of the Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotions (BDTP) in Makati City which runs from March 20 to April 20, 2017.
Monday, February 27, 2017
The DTI – Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (DTI-CARP) Guimaras Unit, along with its provincial counterparts, joined the fourth round of synchronized planning with the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) together with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) at the La Carmela de Boracay Hotel and Resort, Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan from February 15 - 17, 2017.
Sunday, February 26, 2017
|MOA signing with DTI officials, CASCOFAMCO, and beneficiaries|
The Capiz Small Coconut Farmers Marketing Cooperative (CASCOFAMCO) has inked an agreement to its three end-beneficiaries for the use of the Shared Service Facility (SSF) for the Coco Coir Upscaling on February 21, 2017.
Friday, February 24, 2017
In the 2016 accomplishments of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) unit of the Department of Trade and Industry Region 6, certifications for Food and Drug Administration-License to Operate or FDA-LTO were given foremost importance in assisting food enterprises.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
The DTI Guimaras Provincial Office started to distribute the Bureau of Product Standards (BPS) Memorandum Circular No. 16-04 or a Policy on the Use and Monitoring of Product Certification Marks to retail stores here.
|Jordan Public Market, San Miguel, Jordan, Guimaras|
The DTI Guimaras Provincial Office joined the team from the Municipality of Jordan in the conduct of weighing scales inspection on February 19, 2017. The activity was conducted at the town’s public market in Brgy. San Miguel, Jordan, Guimaras.
Monday, February 20, 2017
The damaged and nearly-impassable roads leading to industries and trade development areas in the region may soon be addressed under the government’s Roads Leveraging Linkages for Industry and Trade (ROLL IT) Program.
The DTI Capiz Provincial Office accommodated around 148 applicants secure their business names within two days as it participated in the Business One Stop Shop (BOSS) program of the Local Government Unit of Tapaz, Capiz last January 19 and 27, 2017.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
DTI Undersecretary for Regional Operations Group Zenaida C. Maglaya echoed the directive of Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez to strengthen the government support system to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
Monday, January 30, 2017
The DTI-Guimaras joined the Business One Stop Shop (BOSS) in Nueva Valencia and Sibunag towns, recently. The activity was conducted on January 10 and 11, 2017, respectively. The BOSS is a venue where clients can renew their business permits in a faster and easier way.
The DTI-Guimaras conducted lectures on Business Name Registration and other Fair Trade Laws to Pampatawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in the municipality of Nueva Valencia. The activity was in collaboration with the DSWD as their program component.