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A VISIT FROM FORMER DTI SENIOR USEC. AQUINO
Written by Wave Technologies, Inc.   
Wednesday, 12 October 2016
On 12 Oct. 2016, PAGASA Office was honored to receive as visitor former DTI Senior Undersecretary and BOI Supervising Governor Thomas G. Aquino (GMA Admin.) with the intention of helping his Spanish friends look for an importer/country distributor for Cuetara 1951, S.L.U. line of biscuits from Barcelona.  It was the first time PAGASA President Steven T. Cua had the honor of being introduced to this fine gentleman who negotiated the major deals like the U.S. Free Trade Agreement in behalf of the country. He is now Chairman of NOW Corp.>a telecommunications, media and technology company and was a long-time VP and Program Director of the Univ. of Asia & the Pacific. He took up his MBA and Ph.D. in Business Administration at the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain.
A VISIT FROM FORMER DTI SENIOR USEC. AQUINO
A VISIT FROM FORMER DTI SENIOR USEC. AQUINO A VISIT FROM FORMER DTI SENIOR USEC. AQUINO
 
 
AGRILINK, FOODLINK, AQUALINK 2016
Written by Wave Technologies, Inc.   
Thursday, 06 October 2016
Just like the past few years, this year’s Agrilink filled up all the halls and parking lots of the World Trade Center with exhibitors and visitors.  Even before the Opening Ceremonies, the registration areas were filled with dignitaries and VIPs to the rim.  PAGASA being an active Co-Organizer of this biggest Agri-Business Show, was represented by its President, Steven T. Cua.  This year’s highlighted sector in agriculture is the sugar industry.  As such, Rosemarie Gumera of the Sugar Regulatory Authority gave her opening remarks with DA Usec. Evelyn Laviña (in pic with STC and FRLD Agrilink’s Pres. Antonio Roces) and Senator Cynthia Villar on stage.  STC is seen huddling at the Opening Ceremonies on 6 October 2016 with the five pillars of FRLD Agrilink : Chairwoman Dulce Gozon, Pres. Tony Roces, Frank Panahon, Lino Perez and Mike Unson III.
 AGRILINK, FOODLINK, AQUALINK 2016 AGRILINK, FOODLINK, AQUALINK 2016
 
 AGRILINK, FOODLINK, AQUALINK 2016  AGRILINK, FOODLINK, AQUALINK 2016  
 
 
RETAIL SECURITY & SAFETY SEMINAR
Written by Wave Technologies, Inc.   
Thursday, 29 September 2016
RETAIL SECURITY &  SAFETY SEMINAR
Held as part of the PRA’s Retail Excellence Seminar Series this Seminar on Retail Security and Safety focused on the various frameworks introduced by speaker (Ret.) Col. Felipe H. Buena, Jr./Sr.-AVP for Customer Relations Service of SM Retail, Inc.  Frameworks are charts that serve as guides in the handling of a crisis: its application and its policy formulation; of fire/earthquake/armed robbery and bomb threats. The Store Emergency Management Org’l. Chart was discussed to stress the importance of proper execution in one’s chain of command and a quick and more efficient response in times of emergency.   The course reminds participants to align Administrative and Operations Department with one’s Security Dept. to properly address security concerns.  Advancement of technology in security equipment and continuous training are two essential elements in coming up with a good security program in one’s retail outlet. PAGASA’s P.R.O. Desmond Chua and Member of the Board Edna Ontiveros attended this whole day event.
RETAIL SECURITY &  SAFETY SEMINAR
RETAIL SECURITY &  SAFETY SEMINAR RETAIL SECURITY &  SAFETY SEMINAR
RETAIL SECURITY &  SAFETY SEMINAR

 
 
 
CONSUMER WELFARE MONTH FOR 2016
Written by Wave Technologies, Inc.   
Friday, 30 September 2016
Every October has been designated as Consumer Welfare Month by the Office of the President. Agencies involved in the National Consumer Affairs Council (NCAC) take turns acting as Lead Agency in preparing for activities for this Month.  This year, it is Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) which is the Lead Agency.  As such, Ceremonial Opening for Consumer Welfare Month was done on 30 Sept. 2016 at the Assembly Hall of the BSP; starting with the Parade of Flags and ending with ribbon-cutting ushering in the start of activities for this month-long Affair.  PAGASA was represented by its Pres. Steven Cua/Welcome Supermart and its Directors Fred Gravador/Simplicity Ministop (in black shirt) and Edna Ontiveros/Candice Megamart in Tuguegaro.  They took the opportunity to have a photo-op with BSP Governor Armando Tetangco, Jr. (voted 7x as One of the World’s Top Central Bankers by NY-based Global Finance Magazine) and Keynote Speaker Sen. Grace L. Poe-Llamanzares. They also checked out the exhibits including that of “Consumer Rights for Safe Food” which was one of the presenters at the Symposium attended by STC just 3 days earlier on Organic & Safe Foods.

CONSUMER WELFARE MONTH FOR 2016

CONSUMER WELFARE MONTH FOR 2016
CONSUMER WELFARE MONTH FOR 2016
CONSUMER WELFARE MONTH FOR 2016 CONSUMER WELFARE MONTH FOR 2016
 
 
 
MARKET DIALOGUE WITH ORGANIC STAKEHOLDERS
Written by Wave Technologies, Inc.   
Tuesday, 27 September 2016
The forum is a project of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH <German Cooperation>.  Represented are the regulators (DA), NGO’s (Consumer Group for Organic Foods), Organic Farmers/Suppliers and Foreign Consultants/Technicians.  PAGASA’s STC shared marketing ideas/consumer mindsets/paradigm shifts they have to establish/tackle to get organic goods into mainstream distribution channels like supermarkets.  The Dialogue was held at The Sequioa Hotel on 27 September 2016.

MARKET DIALOGUE WITH ORGANIC STAKEHOLDERS
MARKET DIALOGUE WITH ORGANIC STAKEHOLDERS
MARKET DIALOGUE WITH ORGANIC STAKEHOLDERS
MARKET DIALOGUE WITH ORGANIC STAKEHOLDERS MARKET DIALOGUE WITH ORGANIC STAKEHOLDERS
 
 
 
PREPARATION FOR AGRILINK, FOODLINK, AQUALINK 2016
Written by Wave Technologies, Inc.   
Tuesday, 27 September 2016
FRLD or Foundation for Resource Linkage and Development, Inc.>event organizer of “Agrilink, Foodlink, Aqualink” and long-time partner of PAGASA for this biggest Agri-Business Trade Show> holds its 2nd Co-organizers’ Breakfast Meeting at Annabel’s Restaurant along Tomas Morato on 27 Sept. 2016. Every year, it holds four of these Meetings to calibrate and make adjustments to make sure that the Show is as exciting and jam-packed as it was the previous years. This year’s thrust is the Sugar Industry.
PREPARATION FOR AGRILINK, FOODLINK, AQUALINK 2016
PREPARATION FOR AGRILINK, FOODLINK, AQUALINK 2016
PREPARATION FOR AGRILINK, FOODLINK, AQUALINK 2016
 
 
3rd QUARTER GMM OF THE PHIL. RETAILERS ASSN.
Written by Wave Technologies, Inc.   
Wednesday, 21 September 2016
PAGASA’s Treasurer Myke Teodoro (clean cut in black suit and white shirt) represented the Phil. Amalgamated Supermarkets Assn at the PRA’s 3Q General Membership Meeting held at Ballrooms .2 & 4 of Solaire Hotel in Pasay City at noon of 21 September 2016. The program was a recap of the things that happened during the last National Retail Conference & Exhibition; presentation of Aylwin Low, Accounts Director of Oracle Retail Global Business Unit with the topic Strategic Retail Management for Growth and Innovation; presentation of Marnie Tolosa, Digital Advisor (Enterprise Architect) Internet-Of-Things of Microsoft Philippines with the topic of Customer Journey is at the Heart of Digital Transformation; Keynote Guest Speaker was Mr. Allenierey Exclamador, Tax Partner for SGV. His talk was entitled "When Bigger is Not Always Better: Regularizing Business Combinations" - Objectives and Guidelines of the National Competition Act; and Guest of Honor was the Hon. DOLE Usec. Dominador R. Say.  He spoke on Labor Policy Issues Impacting the Retail Industry. New Members of the PRA were inducted before the Meeting was adjourned.


3rd QUARTER GMM OF THE PHIL. RETAILERS ASSN.
3rd QUARTER GMM OF THE PHIL. RETAILERS ASSN. 3rd QUARTER GMM OF THE PHIL. RETAILERS ASSN.
 
 
PAGASA AT MALAYSIAN NATIONAL DAY 2016
Written by Wave Technologies, Inc.   
Monday, 19 September 2016
PAGASA’s STC was a guest at the celebration of Malaysian National Day on 8 September at the Grand Ballroom of the Makati Shangrila.  STC met Amcham’s Executive Director Ebb Hinchcliffe (in cream suit) whom he had had the honor of working with for PBED project and was introduced to Mr. Michael S. Klecheski-Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the United States of America in the Philippines.  Of course, STC enjoyed the great curry/sate dishes and Malaysian hospitality for the evening.
PAGASA AT MALAYSIAN NATIONAL DAY 2016
PAGASA AT MALAYSIAN NATIONAL DAY 2016
PAGASA AT MALAYSIAN NATIONAL DAY 2016
PAGASA AT MALAYSIAN NATIONAL DAY 2016
  
 
 
PRA COMM. ON OUTSTANDING FILIPINO RETAILERS 2016
Written by Wave Technologies, Inc.   
Wednesday, 14 September 2016
The Phil. Retailers Assn. (PRA) held a lunch meeting to review the guidelines and criteria in choosing Outstanding Filipino Retailers.  The Meeting was held at the Seven Corners Restaurant of Crowne Plaza on 14 Sept.’16. The PRA Board brought in the active members of the PRA and PAGASA’s STC was honored to have been invited for inputs to this upcoming event which is the most prestigious for the retail industry. Since 1996, this event has been a joint undertaking together with the DTI.  In view of the changing retail landscape and with the active engagement of e-tailing  and m-commerce, the Committee ends this Meeting with more queries than answers.  As such, some cleaning and streamlining of the various categories of retailing have to be considered before the Committee is once more called to order.
 PRA COMM. ON OUTSTANDING FILIPINO RETAILERS 2016 PRA COMM. ON OUTSTANDING FILIPINO RETAILERS 2016
PRA COMM. ON OUTSTANDING FILIPINO RETAILERS 2016
 PRA COMM. ON OUTSTANDING FILIPINO RETAILERS 2016   
 
 
STC GRACES ASIAFOOD EXPO ON ITS 25TH YEAR
Written by Wave Technologies, Inc.   
Wednesday, 07 September 2016
At the Ceremonial Opening of AsiaFood Expo on 7 September 2016 at the World Trade Center, STC again, took the opportunity to get the audience engaged by checking on the coins in their households and to bring these out into circulation for the benefit of the consuming public.  He made the rounds with His Excellency Ambassador of India to the Philippines Aruni Ranaraja especially at the Indian Pavillion (he was aided by his First Secretary N. Ramakrishnan> rightmost guy at the ribbon-cutting ceremony). STC also got to discuss with Mr. Sergio Ortiz-Luis Jr./Pres. & Chairman of Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. and Past Pres./Chairman of PCCII regarding the current state of the economy and its prospects.
STC GRACES ASIAFOOD EXPO ON ITS 25TH YEAR
 STC GRACES ASIAFOOD EXPO ON ITS 25TH YEAR STC GRACES ASIAFOOD EXPO ON ITS 25TH YEAR
 STC GRACES ASIAFOOD EXPO ON ITS 25TH YEAR  STC GRACES ASIAFOOD EXPO ON ITS 25TH YEAR  STC GRACES ASIAFOOD EXPO ON ITS 25TH YEAR
 
 
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