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DTI to consumers: Check expiration dates of food and medicines

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THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) reminded the public to always check the expiration dates of pre-packaged products and medicines. Peter Mangabat, provincial director of DTI-Pangasinan, said products labeled as ‘consume before’, ‘use by’, or ‘expiration’ date should be regarded as not marketable after the indicated date because certain…

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DTI to consumers: Check expiration dates of food and medicines

By August 3, 2014News, News Briefs

Banks to accept ‘unfit’ peso bills—Bangko Sentral

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THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said all banks will accept ‘unfit’ peso bills from the public either for exchange or for deposit. BSP Circular No. 829 dated March 13, 2014, Section 20 provides that “Currency notes and coins considered unfit for circulation shall not be re-circulated but may be presented…

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Banks to accept ‘unfit’ peso bills—Bangko Sentral

By August 3, 2014News, News Briefs

PDRRMC holds flood evacuation drill anew

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CALASIAO – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) conducted a flood evacuation drill with a local government unit, this time with the residents of Barangay Talibaew of this town. Provincial Administrator Raffy Baraan said the drill was done to assess the level of preparedness of PDRRMC member agencies…

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PDRRMC holds flood evacuation drill anew

By August 3, 2014News, News Briefs

More coops join PCSF

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LINGAYEN–More multi-purpose cooperatives (MPCs) in the province are participating in the Pangasinan Credit Surety Fund (PCSF). As of June 30, 2014, Rogelio Dela Peña, head of the PCSF oversight committee, reported that from 11 cooperatives in 2011, there are now 23 cooperatives paying contributions to the fund. Paid contributions of…

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More coops join PCSF

By July 28, 2014News, News Briefs

Wanted: More Lifelines

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THE caravan ‘Lifeline Caravan” seeking to create higher awareness for organ donation took off from Dagupan City last week. The caravan, organized by the Philippine Organ Donation and Transplantation Program (PODTP) and the Philippine Network for Organ Sharing  (PhilNOS) under the Department of Health (DOH,) started with a training -workshop for Transplant…

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Wanted: More Lifelines

By July 28, 2014News, News Briefs

ASIS is new capitol’s HRD chief

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THE Sangguniang Palalawigan has confirmed the appointment of Janette Asis as the Human Resource and Development Officer of the Provincial Government during the SP session held last Monday. The confirmation was made after the board’s executive session with Asis who was assisted by Provincial Administrator Rafael Howard Baraan. BM Angel M….

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ASIS is new capitol’s HRD chief

By July 28, 2014News, News Briefs

Street food vendors get gov’t assistance

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STREET food vendors in Dagupan City now have access to government support via the “Negosyo sa Kariton” (Nego-kart), a livelihood assistance project of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) recently launched by the city government. Qualified participants are required to undergo training on food management practices and standard sanitary…

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Street food vendors get gov’t assistance

By July 28, 2014News, News Briefs