Thursday, October 27, 2011

PASI Supermarket Conference for 2011

PAGASA attends PASI Supermarket Conference for 2011 at Fontana Leisure Parks in Clark, Pampanga. STC takes a shot with speaker Robina Gokongwei-Pe. PASI Pres. Carlos V. Cabochan handles the workshop on SRP’s and the PAGASA delegation takes a shot at the foot of the stage.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Open Forum portion of the 3Q GenMeet of the Phil. Retailers Assn.

PAGASA’s STC was tasked to act as Moderator for the Open Forum portion of the 3Q GenMeet of the Phil. Retailers Assn. held on 25 Oct. ’11 at the Galleria Suites Hotel.  Speakers on that day were A.C. Nielsen’s researchers Pinky and Lou-Ann revealing the latest trends on food shopping and dining. Sales of the existing 900,000 Sari Sari Stores have finally equaled that of the existing 1,435 Supermarkets as of end of 2010. Last Updated ( Saturday, 04 August 2012 )

Monday, October 24, 2011

1st Phil. Anti- Counterfeiting and Piracy Summit

PAGASA was invited to the 1st Phil. Anti- Counterfeiting and Piracy Summit held at the Makati Shangrila from 24-28 Oct. 2011.  The affair was graced by VP Binay and IPO-Ph’s DG Atty. Ricardo R. Blancaflor as well as Dir. Louise Van Greunen of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and various foreign participants. In one of the pictures, IPO-Ph’s Deputy Dir. Gen. Atty. Andrew Michael S. Ong delivers a talk on the National Legal Framework. WIPO Dir. Greunen also tackled on “What is Counterfeiting?” Last Updated ( Saturday, 04 August 2012 )

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Meeting with Phil. Confectionery, Biscuit and Snack Foods Association

STC was invited to the General Meeting of the Phil. Confectionery, Biscuit & Snack Food Assn. (PCBSA) to shed light on the Supermarkets’ perspective when accepting or rejecting food belonging to the Association’s categories. The meeting was so fruitful PCBSA decided to host PAGASA’s next General Meeting to meet supermarket owners all in one place. This event took place on 20 Oct. 2011 at Ristorante delle Mitre at the walled city of Intramuros. Last Updated ( Saturday, 04 August 2012 )

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Public Hearing on the use of Plastic Bags

Sen.Francis “Chiz” Escudero held a Public Hearing on the use of Plastic Bags for the Committee on Environment which he chairs.  PAGASA again presented its position and offer to act as a collection agent for recyclers of used plastic bags. Last Updated ( Saturday, 04 August 2012 )