DTI-Region 4A or DTI-CALABARZON is composed of the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon.
CALABARZON’s thriving industries include semi-processed industrial raw materials and industrial components coming from its 31 world-class industrial estates and economic zones (ecozones). Laguna is dubbed as the automotive capital or “the Detroit City of the Philippines” because most of the automative assemblers in the country—Ford, Honda, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, Nissan, and Toyota—are located here.
The region also hosts the big names in the electronics and semiconductor industries and has a vast pool of human resource base for the manufacturing and services industries.
The 10th Cavite MSMEs Business Conference, a collaborative partnership between the Provincial Government of Cavite through the Provincial Cooperative, Livelihood and Entrepreneurial Development Office (PCLEDO) and its partners, the Cavite Small Medium Enterprise Development (CaSMED), Department of Trade and Industry-Cavite and the Local Government Unit of the City of Bacoor,
SAN PEDRO LAGUNA — The Department of Trade and Industry - Laguna Provincial Office (DTI-Laguna), in partnership with the Provincial Government of Laguna, City Government of San Pedro, and Maunlad Rice Mill Corporation, launched its first Rice on Wheels for Retailers Program at the Parking Space of Suki Market, Mabini
RIZAL, LAGUNA — The Laguna Provincial Office of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in partnership with Kilometro Zero Organization and the City Government of Calamba, held a successful event entitled “DTI Programs and Services cum Consumer Education” on September 15, 2023. The event was attended by existing and
In compliance with the Executive Order No. 39 issued by President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., mandating Price Ceiling for Rice, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)–Quezon joins the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Perez, Quezon in conducting rice price monitoring on September 13, 2023. The Joint Monitoring Team (JMT)
On September 19, 2023, a meeting took place at E-Learning Ville in Mauban, Quezon. The meeting was convened by the Municipal Agriculture Office and the Mayor's office. Representatives from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)–Quezon, led by Ms. Lani O. Constantino, Chief Trade and Industry Development Specialist of the
PILILIA, RIZAL — The Collaborative Harnessing & Mentoring Program for MSMEs (CHAMPS) Rizal Season 4 continued its mission to empower local entrepreneurs with invaluable knowledge during the recent 2nd session on Basic Accounting for MSMEs. This session saw the active participation of 31 aspiring and established entrepreneurs from the province.
Bay, Laguna — The Department of Trade and Industry – Laguna Provincial Office (DTI-Laguna) continues to provide capacity training for existing and potential micro, small, and medium enterprises in the province of Laguna. On August 23, 2023, DTI-Laguna through Negosyo Centers Calauan, Los Baños, Magdalena, and Rizal conducted a seminar
ANGONO, RIZAL -- DTI-Rizal through Negosyo Center Angono Business Counselor Roselle Galcing conducted an entrepreneurship seminar with the topic: Start your own business (SYOB) to the farmer beneficiaries of the Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on a sustainable agriculture program. The seminar was part of the weekly training sessions of KSK
ANTIPOLO, RIZAL -- DTI Rizal Provincial Office was part of the successful conduct of Employers’ Forum cum Technical and Advisory Services spearheaded by the City Government of Antipolo Public Employment Service Office. This activity was well-attended by more than 150 participants from Antipolo’s Top 100 companies. With the objective to
RODRIGUEZ, RIZAL -- Another successful Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa (PPG) Orientation has been conducted by the Department of Trade and Industry – Rizal Provincial Office through Negosyo Center Rodriguez held last 17 August 2023 at Municipal Gymnasium, Rodriguez, Rizal. This information drive has been facilitated throughout every district in
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In the tranquil town of Bay, Laguna (Brgy. Calo), nestled deep in the heart of Laguna, a humble sari-sari store known as M3K stood as a symbol of resilience, tenacity, and the unwavering strength of family bonds. Owned by Mary Ann Alvarez Bejer, this unassuming shop bore witness to a
Eight years ago, Myra looked for a condensed puto cheese cooking tutorial on YouTube with the intention of producing something unique for her son's birthday. After many failed attempts and wasted ingredients, she was finally able to create something that she is confident his son and family will enjoy after.
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“Do good and good things will follow.” Yolanda’s Homemade, a start-up home business of Mrs. Yolanda Dela Torre, also known as “Nay Yolly” is continuously achieving success and creating remarkable contributions to the community by showing support to other businesses and local tourism. This tells a heartfelt story of an
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The COVID-19 pandemic displaced millions of families from their livelihood. This includes Agnes Bicomong, a resident of Brgy. San Cristobal, San Pablo City, Laguna. Just like other low-income families, Agnes’ financial struggles have increased when the pandemic started in 2020. Due to imposed lockdown and quarantine measures that restrict and/or
It is known for a fact that life isn’t always sweet. At some times, it can be really salty. Year 2020, the corona virus pandemic began. The national government implemented preventive measures to minimize the spread of the virus. Community lockdowns had happened and it had halted the daily routines
Mr. Rafael Fernandez of Brgy. Bulihan, Famy, Laguna, has been a rice farmer for many years, working hard to provide for his family, especially when his wife Marivic had to quit working to attend to one of their children who underwent dialysis due to kidney disease. Their family struggled to
Being an agripreneur may sound easy for some, but for Marivic Quiatchon, she has to go through bumpy road of struggles to reach her goals. Marivic, a 43-year-old wife, is a backyard hog raiser from an upland barangay in Los Baños, Laguna. She started the business in order to provide