Antique bags reg’l award in DTI short film tilt

first_imgDTI is pursuing its advocacy in theimplementation of the Consumer Act of Philippines, Standards Law and other FairTrade Laws, said Cardinal. SAN JOSE, Antique – The three entries ofthe Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Antique to the regional level shortfilm contest were declared champions in this year’s celebration of the ConsumerWelfare Month (CWM). This year’s observance of the ConsumerWelfare Month carries the theme, Sustainable Consumption: Understanding theImpact of Consumer Choices in a Shared Environment. (With a report from PIA/PN) Information Officer Lynna Joy B.Cardinal of DTI -Antique said that aside from the short film contest, DTI alsospearheads series of activities in the province in line with the celebration ofthe 2019 Consumer Welfare Month. The three films produced by the studentsof Antique National School namely “Be the Change” for the SustainableConsumption category; “Increased Online Fraud Scam” for the DigitalCommerce Category; and “RX” for the Vulnerable Groups category, were alldeclared winners, besting other entries from other provinces in the region. This is to heighten the awareness of thebusinesses and increase their compliance with Fair Trade and ConsumerProtection Laws as well as local ordinances. The local retailers in San Jose, Antiquewill also hold an in-store “Diskwento”, and will offer goods atdiscounted prices and give-aways to the consumers. The coaches and students received theircash awards and certificates during the Consumer Congress held at J7 Hotel inIloilo City. Among the said activities are theBusiness Forum, Operation “Timbangan” and Price Tagging, Unveiling ofPrice Monitoring Board and Market Quiz Bee (game type) at Patnongon PublicMarket.last_img

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