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WARNING: FAKE MONEY ON THE LOOSE

  In view of the amount of fake paper bills circulating in the economy, PAGASA sends this advisory on how to tell what is fake from what is real:  

16th NARCE (Aug 2007)

PAGASA Members at the 2007 National Retailers Conference & Exhibition are fascinated by the new print technology from Korea, a machine which can print anything on any surface instantly. Fil-Canadian exhibitor Edward Liangco (2nd from left) illustrates to PAGASA Dir. Robert Ang-Topline, Member Freddie Gravador-Simplicity Ministop (in green) and Dir. Edgar Robes-Susanamart. Nope! The four in red costume are not PAGASA Delegates who attended NARCE 2007. They are part of a presentation made by Speaker John Calvin Yu for Philips Lighting in stressing proper lighting and color rendition. With them are (from left) PAGASA Dir. Edgar Robes-Susanamart, Pres. Steven Cua-Welcome and Paul Elton & Wesley Lao of Drugman Drughouse & Supermarket from Palawan.

2007 Davao Food Packaging Seminar

PAGASA Pres. Steven Cua is invited as resource speaker by the Davao City Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Inc. on the topic of Food Packaging Appealing to the Consumer as part of a 10-day Seminar on Food Packaging. His session was held on 15 August 2007 at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao. The Seminar takes a break as participants sip coffee and exchange notes. Davao City Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Inc. Pres. John Gaisano (in barong) with PAGASA Pres. Steven Cua and Seminar Organizer Alice Pineda gamely takes a shot with Seminar participants.

DTI Hearing on Discounts for Disabled

PAGASA Pres. Steven Cua (in jacket) joins representatives of retailers from SM, Mercury and PASI in citing observations to the proposed Discounts for Disabled Persons as an amendment to the law>Magna Carta for Disabled Persons, and for other Purposes>granting additional privileges and incentives. Presiding Officer for the Dept. of Trade & Industry, Asst. Sec. Maria Lourdes T. Baua (5th from left) stresses a point at the Consultative Meeting to grant discounts to Disabled Persons. With her from left are Joy Garcia-CEO/Tahanang Walang Hagdan, Richard Arceno-Nat’l.Coordinator/PHILCOCHED, Dep. Exec. Dir. Mateo Lee of the National Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons (NCWDP), and Atty./Dir. Benjamin Subido-DTI-OLA aside from other participants from the Bureau of Internal Revenue, the National Food Authority, Dept. of Interiors & Local Gov’t. and others.

2007 Davao Food Packaging Seminar

PAGASA Pres. Steven Cua is invited as resource speaker by the Davao City Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Inc. on the topic of Food Packaging Appealing to the Consumer as part of a 10-day Seminar on Food Packaging. His session was held on 15 August 2007 at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao. The Seminar takes a break as participants sip coffee and exchange notes. Davao City Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Inc. Pres. John Gaisano (in barong) with PAGASA Pres. Steven Cua and Seminar Organizer Alice Pineda gamely takes a shot with Seminar participants.

BudgetLane SulitMarket Opens

On 11 August 2007, unto PAGASA was born its newest member-outlet in the shape of Budgetlane SulitMarket! It is strategically located practically at the junction of General Luna St. in San Mateo, Rizal and Banaba Road (which connects to Batasan Road, QC); where foot and vehicle traffic is pretty heavy and lucrative. Standing “conspicuously” in the middle of the picture is proud owner Dir. Karl Marxist Tan, PAGASA’s Sec.Gen. This counts as PAGASA’s 144th member-store.