Issue of October 1, 2017
Mt. Province

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Consumer Month to be launched on Oct 3
by PIA release

Department of Trade and Industry in the region in partnership with the Consumer Net-CAR will launch this year’s Consumer Welfare Month celebration on Oct. 3.

The opening program starts at 9:30 a.m. with Usec. Teodoro C. Pascua of the DTI Consumer Protection Group and Asec. Allan S. Cabanlong of the Cybersecurity and Enabling Technology-Department of Information and Communications Technology as guests.

With the celebration theme of “Consumer rights in the digital age,” topics for the forum in the afternoon will focus on consumer rights in the digital age.

Cabanlong  will tackle cybersecurity and data privacy; text scams and spams, procedure for filing complaints by the National Telecommunications Commission; communicating through social media by Globe Telecommunications; Digital Trends – what each would mean to the consumer by Smart Communications; basic guide to telecommunication services (usages and promotions) and private sector  corporate social responsibility by PLDT, Globe and Smart.

Other activities include a nationwide simultaneous fun run today, Oct. 1 to espouse consumer-related concerns such as consumer education on green consumerism, consumer rights and responsibilities, and other issues presently besetting consumers.

The fun run (3K, 5K, and 10K categories) will start at 5:30 a.m. from Burnham Lake to Military CutOff, South Drive, and back. No registration fee will be collected. There will be singlets for first 400 finishers. 

Other  activities for the month-long celebration  include  role playing competition for senior high school students, which aim to heighten consumer awareness among the youth dubbed, “Dulaang Pangmamimili” will be conducted on Oct. 27;  a quiz bee for junior high school students to be held at the provincial and regional level, consumer forums in the provinces, and media exposure.

Awarding and closing program of the 2017 CWM will be on Oct. 27 at the City Light Hotel.

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PWU Baguio
Technical Education & Skills Development Authority – CAR
University of Baguio

Baguio Central University
Baguio Country Club
Benguet Electric Cooperative Inc.
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources – CAR
Congressman Ronald M. Cosalan
Department of Health – CAR
John Hay Management Corporation
National Grid Corporation of the Philippines
New Media Services
Pag–IBIG Fund
Pines City Colleges
Sangguniang Panlungsod

Assumption Medical Diagnostic Center
Baguio Center Mall
Baguio Water District
Choobi Choobi
Congressman Mark O. Go
Councilor Leandro B. Yangot Jr.
Curamed Pharmacy
Department of Environment and Natural Resources – CAR
Department of Public Works and Highways – CAR
Department of Science and Technology
Fabulo Beauty and Image Salon
Far East Pacific Commercial
Filipino–Japanese Foundation of Northern Luzon, Inc.
Ganza & Solibao Restaurants
Gen. Benjie B. Magalong
GMS Technology
Governor Crescencio C. Pacalso
Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan
Mayor Romeo K. Salda
Mother Earth Deli Basket
Nagomi Spa
Narda’s / Sunflower Ridge
Northern Luzon School for the Visually Impaired, Inc.
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Montessori, Inc.
Philex Mining Corporation
Police Regional Office – CAR
Regional Development Council – CAR and National Economic and Development Authority – CAR
Regional Tripartate Wages and Productivity Board – CAR
SN Aboitiz
Tony Boy Tabora
Veterans Bank

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