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Use Malampaya Funds to subsidize power rates

PRESS RELEASEMarch 23, 2018Laban Konsyumer Inc. (LKI) supports Bills in Congress to use Malampaya Funds to subsidize electricity ratesPRO-CONSUMER advocacy group, Laban Konsyumer Inc. (LKI) recently expressed support for the current initiatives and separate filings of bills Nos. 898, 924, 1110 and Senate Resolution 39 and 130 , by Senators Ejercito, Recto, Pimentel and Gatchalian […]

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Singil sa kuryente bababa dahil sa Malampaya funds

http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/03/22/18/singil-sa-kuryente-mababawasan-kung-malampaya-fund-ay-gagamitin

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2.7 kg Lpg cylinder For outdoor Use Only

Copied from Alvin Elchico Facebook Post22 March 2018MEDIA RELEASEDOE E-SAFETY MO Advisory: 2.7kg LPG Cylinders ?For Outdoor Use Only?(Taguig City)?The Department of Energy (DOE) required manufacturers and retailers to comply with the additional marking of ?For Outdoor Use Only? on the body of every small-sized 2.7 kilogram liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders sold in the […]

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On telcos paperless billings

http://news.abs-cbn.com/video/business/03/21/18/more-postpaid-plan-subscribers-shift-to-paperless-billing

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LKI supports retail trade liberalization

Consumer advocacy group supports retail liberalizationMarch 19, 2018Laban Konsyumer Inc. has expressed support to a bill opening further the retail trade industry but said foreign retailers must invest in intermediate products, study the market well and follow Philippine rules.In a letter dated March 19, 2018 to Rep. Ferjenel Biron, chairman of the House Committee on […]

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TRAIN 1 peso , oil takes toll on consumers

https://business.mb.com.ph/2018/03/18/train-1-peso-oil-take-toll-on-consumers/

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Removal of investment caps of Foreign Retailers

March 19, 2018Rep.Ferjenel G. Biron, M.D.Chairman, Committee on Trade & IndustryHouse of RepresentativesQuezon CityRe: HB 4595Sir/Madam:We support the proposed measure for the following reasons:1. No wholly owned Filipino retailers is prejudiced by the Bill. According to Forbes magazine recent data, there are 12 Filipino families that own at least one fifth of the country?s wealth. […]

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Senate Bills on subsidy to electricity consumers

March 17, 2018Committee on EnergySenate of the PhilippinesPasay CityRe: SB 898, 924, 1110, Res. 39, 130Attn.: Atty. Grace Ann C. SalesaLegislative Committee SecretarySir/Madam:We fully support the initiative of the Senate to provide subsidy to the electricity consumers as may be authorized by law and as proposed in SBs 898, 924 and 1110.In the determination of […]

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SRP SA BIGAS

Lki proposed to set Srp for commercial rice for a limited period before the reported buffer stocks of imported rice by NFA arrives end of June .Srp should create market behavior in the retail outlets and traders are put on notice for possible infraction of profiteering, hoarding and cartel .Read how prevailing commercial prices of […]

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Avoid inhaling ” talc based products”

Laban Konsyumer, Inc.P.O. Box 1161, QCCPO1110 Quezon City, PhilippinesWebsite: http://labankonsyumer.com/EcoWaste CoalitionUnit 336, Eagle Court, 26 Matalino St., 1100 Quezon City, PhilippinesWebsite: http://ecowastecoalition.blogspot.comJoint Press ReleaseSome Talcum Powder Products Lack Required Warning Label(Groups Seek Asbestos-Free Labeling for Talcum Powder Products)23 February 2018, Quezon City. Laban Konsyumer, Inc., a consumer protection group, and the EcoWaste Coalition, a toxics […]