Saturday, November 15, 2008

NSO Data Dissemination Seminar

PAGASA was recently invited to a Data Dissemination Seminar by the National Statistics Office on the 2006 Census of Philippine Business & Industry at the EDSA Shangrila Hotel. At the podium is NSO Administrator Carmelita N. Ericta and waiting to react to her presentation is former NEDA Sec.-Gen. Cayetano W. Paderanga, Jr., Ph.D (seated, 2nd-R)

Supermarket Price Rollback Discussion

In view of spiraling world prices of fuel, raw materials and prime commodities, DTI Director Atty. Victoriano A. Dimagiba (left) of the Bureau of Trade Regulations & Consumer Protection called a Special Meeting with PAGASA Pres. Steve Cua and PASI Sec.Gen. Atty. Federico I. Ples to discuss possible price rollbacks from supermarket suppliers. Taking notes is BTRCP staff Catherine Antonio.

DZMM's Yuletide Season Interview

In view of the coming Yuletide Season, Pres. Steve Cua has been frequently interviewed by tri-media on the effect of supply and demand on prices of prime commodities and basic necessities.

With him in the radio program hosted by DZMM’s Alvin Elchico are (L-R) DA’s Jose Manto, SCua, Phil. Retailer Assn.’s Atty. Paul Santos, Market Vendors-NAMVESCO’s Rudy Dalangin and DTI Assec. Angel Pelayo-Ty. Hidden is DTI Usec. Zenaida Maglaya.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

2008 4th Qtr Meeting

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PAGASA holds its 2008 4th Qtr Meeting at the XtraOrdinary Philippines Restaurant which specializes in Filipino Fusion at the top floor of The Block within the SM North EDSA Complex (now holding the distinction of being the “3rd biggest mall in the world” and the country’s biggest after inauguration of 9-hectares of floor area at its new Annex). . Here, Pres. Steve Cua brings perspective to the members’ performance by providing benchmarks by top performers.

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PAGASA X’mas Party ensued after the 2008 4th Qtr General Meeting at The Block at SM North EDSA. In foreground are (L-R) Susan Lim/JC Plaza, Liansel Sy/Liana’s, Abba Goson/ Isetann and Alfred/Heide Gatmaytan/Common- wealth Avenue Supermarket.