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Small retailers, consumers warned on fake cigarettes

The Federation of Philippine Industries has warned small retailers such as sari-sari stores and consumers against patronizing illegal cigarettes as they face charges and penalties including jail time......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarJul 31st, 2021

Don’t jack up prices of face shields –DTI warns retailers

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-7 warned face shield retailers not to take advantage of the order of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases requiring the public to always wear face shield upon leaving their homes. Ines Cajegas, chief of the Consumers Protection Division […] The post Don’t jack up prices of face shields –DTI warns retailers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2020

IACAT warns public vs fake email seeking help to purchase gift cards

The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking warned the public of a fake email pretending to be an official of the panel and seeking assistance to purchase eBay gift cards......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

DTI warns vendors of uncertified Christmas lights

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is warning all retailers that will be caught selling and distributing uncertified Christmas lights. DTI Central Visayas Director Asteria Caberte said the agency will be strictly monitoring the sale of Christmas lights in the market to protect consumers from the hazards posed by uncertified products such as electric […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

You will be charged! — Police to those spreading fake news about COVID-19 vaccines

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has warned the public to stop spreading fake news about the government’s COVID-19 vaccine campaign to avoid being charged in relation to cybercrime. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, CCPO deputy director for operations said they will coordinate with the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in […] The post You will be charged! — Police to those spreading fake news about COVID-19 vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

Persons faking medical papers warned

BAGUIO CITY — Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong has warned people presenting fake medical documents in order to be vaccinated that they will face appropriate charges. Last 25 June, some 100 fraudulent medical certificates were confiscated from persons passing themselves off as belonging to the A3 priority group or persons with comorbidities to get vaccinated […] The post Persons faking medical papers warned appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

BIR cracks down on non-tax paid heated tobacco, vapor products

The Bureau of Internal Revenue has captured about 3,500 pieces of heated tobacco and vapor products in Metro Manila malls, as it moves to go after owners and retailers of electronic cigarettes that failed to pay their right taxes......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

27th NRCE to inspire retail makeover in the new normal

This year’s virtual National Retail Conference and Expo organized by the Philippine Retailers Association will see the prime movers and players in the Philippine retail industry meeting with experts as they find fresh ideas in repurposing the malls and thinking of strategic ways to entice consumers to shop at the brick-and-mortar stores......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 10th, 2021

Iligan police warns public on fake 1,000-peso bills

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 03 July) – Residents and business establishments, beware: there are fake 1,000-pesos bills circulating here, the Iligan City Police Office  warned. Police Colonel Rolando Cuya Jr.,   Iligan City Police Director told MindaNews on Saturday that a worker of a food business establishment in the poblacion allegedly received a fake 1,000 bill paid by […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021

DTI warns vendors of uncertified Christmas lights

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is warning all retailers that will be caught selling and distributing uncertified Christmas lights. DTI Central Visayas Director Asteria Caberte said the agency will be strictly monitoring the sale of Christmas lights in the market to protect consumers from the hazards posed by uncertified products such as electric […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

P66 million fake cigarettes seized

Fake cigarettes worth at least P66 million have been seized by agents of the Bureau of Customs in Subic, Zambales......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 31st, 2021

Retailers see bill easing foreign entry as ‘win-win

The country’s group of retailers see the bill seeking to ease requirements for the entry of foreign retailers through lower paid-up capital approved by the Senate as a win-win for providing protection for local micro, small and medium enterprises......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2021

RCBC unveils QR payments for retailers

Yuchengco-led Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. continues to lead digital financial innovation by being one of the participants in the pilot launch of a program to boost small businesses......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 9th, 2021

P500 million fake cigarettes, tax stamps seized

Fake cigarettes and tax stamps worth P500 million were seized in a raid on a warehouse in Barangay Tangub in this city on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

The true costs of counterfeit e-cigarettes

The e-cigarette industry, just like many others, have not been spared from imitators looking to make a quick buck. Just as the adoption and acceptance of e-cigarettes have increased, so have the number of people making fake e-cigarette products. These counterfeit products are not only illegal but also carry serious health risks for former smokers who have turned to vaping to quit smoking. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 28th, 2021

Phoenix rolls out new LPG product line

Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. said Thursday it is introducing a new liquefied petroleum gas product line, making available LPG in small canisters that will lower the entry barrier for low-income consumers during the pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Panelo warns public vs. fake Covid-19 vaccines

 Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Secretary Salvador Panelo on Wednesday warned the public against the possible proliferation of fake coronavirus disease vaccines in the Philippines. “If there is fake news, there is fake vaccine too. Do not buy that,” he said. Panelo, in his daily online program “Counterpoint,” said the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) notified […] The post Panelo warns public vs. fake Covid-19 vaccines appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

PCCI asks consumers to buy local products

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry urged Filipino consumers and industries to buy Philippine-made products to help local industries and small businesses recover faster and stronger from the crisis borne by the COVID-19 pandemic and the world’s longest lockdown......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 24th, 2021

Foreigners with fake quarantine bookings face deportation

The Bureau of Immigration yesterday warned foreigners found with fake quarantine bookings that they would be deported......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021

DTI: 70% of MSMEs yet to adopt e-commerce

Bulk or 70 percent of micro, small and medium enterprises have yet to adopt e-commerce, according to the Department of Trade and Industry even as consumers have shifted to online platforms amid the ongoing pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 19th, 2021

Retailers want retention of minimum investment requirement

The Philippine Retailers Association is pushing to keep the minimum required investment per store for foreign retailers to allow small Filipino entrepreneurs to compete......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 16th, 2021