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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:  

SOME SUPERMARKETS CLOSE DOWN DUE TO DWINDLING SUPPLIES

Shelves of some PAGASA Member-stores as of 1 April 2020 were empty as a result of panic buying which started on 10 March. Some closed for as long as a week to source for stocks to fill up their gondola and shelves.

EMERGENCY ZOOM MEETING CALLED BY DTI

On 19 March 2020, DTI Sec. Ramon Lopez called an emergency digital meeting with the top food retailers (top left, clockwise) Robinsons, Ayala Malls, Metro Gaisano, Mercury Drug, (not in pic) PAGASA, et.al. to assess the supply situation amidst panic buying especially for disinfectants rubbing alcohol, face masks, soaps and the like. It did not help that LGUs, factories kept open (and housing/feeding their employees in their quarters), charitable institutions and civic foundations were licking the supermarkets dry of food and hygienic sanitizers.

Session on Single-Use Plastic Bags

Session on Single-Use Plastic Bags in Congress' Comm.on Ecology in progress. PAGASA is invited in aid of legislation. Rep.Lord Villanueva/Marinduque, Rep.Ace Barbers/Surigao del Norte & Rep.Ruffy Biazon/Muntinlupa handles this TWG.