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Duterte administration delivering on pledge to ‘shatter’ telco duopoly: Koko

Senate Trade, Commerce and Entrepreneurship Committee Chair Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Thursday said that the Duterte Administration was delivering on its commitment to “shatter” the country’s longstanding telecommunications duopoly, as he commended the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) for reaching ...

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Group calls on rice traders to comply SRP

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . Northern Mindanao officials of the Grain Retailers Confederation of the Philippines (Grecon) on Monday appealed to rice traders in the public market to comply with the implementation of the suggested retail price (SRP) on commercial rice. Grecon Normin president Helen Osin Fernandez said rice traders ...

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DTI Bukidnon conducts 2018 Consumer Welfare Month activities

Department of Trade and Industry in Bukidnon has conducted Consumer Welfare Month activities this year. As part of the celebration, DTI-Bukidnon even geared at empowering consumers. This year’s theme is “Making Digital Marketplaces Fairer.” One of the major activities include the CWM Quiz Bowl which was held at the Loiza’s ...

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DTI, Ozamiz price council conduct monitoring

Misamis Occidental trade and industry department, in coordination with the Local Price Coordinating Council (LPCC) spearheaded a special price and supply monitoring in Ozamiz City, particularly on rice and other agri-products in the market. This is to protect consumers against price manipulation, profiteering and possible hoarding. Four rice traders selling ...

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Telco firm volunteers join Rise Against Hunger in making history

Employees of Globe Telecom joined hundreds of volunteers from USA, Italy, India and South Africa, in helping international non-government organization Rise Against Hunger (RAH) achieve its goal of entering the Guinness World Record with the greatest number of people assembling hunger relief packages simultaneously at multiple venues in five minutes. ...

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DOE, EU to energize 100K off-grid M’nao households

Department of Energy (DOE) and the European Union (EU) are pushing ahead with the energization of off-grid communities that would benefit close to 100,000 households, especially in the Bangsamoro region. EU Head of Development Cooperation Enrico Strampelli and DOE Undersecretary Felix William B. Fuentebella spearheaded the commemoration of the Switch-On ...

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