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Substandard tiles, plywood finding way to market

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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) have warned the public of the proliferation of substandard tiles and plywood, after initial investigations showed that certain import shipments were released without the required clearances.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

DTI steps up monitoring of prices

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The Department of Trade and Industry has stepped up its monitoring efforts amid speculations that prices of basic necessities and prime commodities have spiked as a result of the continued congestion at the port of Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Trade and Industry has stepped up its monitoring efforts amid speculations that prices of basic necessities and prime commodities have spiked as a result of the continued congestion at the port of Manila.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Warning issued vs juice drink

Acting FDA director general Kenneth Hartigan Go. Photo from www.fda.gov.ph

Health authorities have warned the public against drinking a fruit juice claiming to burn body fat but which contains amphetamines and sibutramine, which are harmful substances.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Nestlé withdraws batch of NAN Pro Two Infant Formula for lacking nutrients

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Consumer goods giant Nestlé Philippines Inc. has voluntarily recalled a batch of one of its infant formula products after finding that it lacked some nutrients, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Thursday.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

2 more months of ‘Chickensad’

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“Chickensad” consumers will have to wait two months for the supply of chicken to normalize in Metro Manila and surrounding provinces, agriculture officials told lawmakers on Wednesday.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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