Meryll A. Hortiz of DTI- Batanes interviews ASN Rubio of Philippine Coast Guard.
In a special monitoring conducted by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), it was revealed that most of the basic and prime commodities such as sardines, mineral water, bath soap, etc. in establishments within Batanes are no longer available. Frozen products such as dressed chicken and hotdogs are no longer available and hardware and construction suppliers no longer have cement and wood.
A number of business associations and National Government Agencies converged in a Regulatory Simplification Project Validation Workshop conducted in the four (4) municipalities of Cagayan on July 28-.30, 2015.
On August 5, 2015, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Isabela Provincial Office headed by Mr. Clifford R. Gregorio awarded the Bagwis Gold Seal to two (2) Savemore Markets in Ilagan City, Isabela, the Savemore Ilagan 1 Branch and the Savemore Ilagan 2 Branch located at the Northstar Mall in Barangay Alibagu and in Barangay Baligatan, respectively.