New DTI rules to empower consumers

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/11/2017

CONSUMERS are expected to be more empowered as the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) seeks to implement changes in business name registration. Under the Department Administrative Order (DAO) on the Revised Rules and Regulations implementing the…

Consumers told: Don’t buy toxic ‘squeaky chicken’ toy

Inquirer.net 05/07/2017

The EcoWaste Coalition on Sunday advised consumers not to buy a cheap plastic chicken toy being sold in Divisoria in Manila due to the presence of toxic materials. Citing laboratory tests they commissioned, the nonprofit watch group…

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3 sectors seen to fuel stock market growth

Aileen Garcia-Yap 11/24/2014

Consumer, gaming and infrastructure companies are expected to continue to drive the stock market’s growth in the next few years. Norman F. Go, BPI Securities Cebu Equities sales head, said this is based on their firm’s periodical…

Traders pass NFA rice burden to consumers

Carine M. Asutilla 07/01/2014

Consumers are complaining that they are being forced to buy the expensive variety of NFA rice, before they can buy the cheaper NFA variety. This was done by some retailers of Bigasan ng Bayan outlets in Metro…

Cebu city barbecue vendors may be using paint brushes with toxic lead content

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/22/2014

Ramil tends to his grill on P. del Rosario Avenue in Cebu City. After 6 p.m. customers start lining up to buy sticks of sizzling meat barbecue for supper. The vendor uses a small paintbrush to baste…

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