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.
Through the initiative of the LGU Business Permit Licensing Office (BPLO), together with the representatives from regulatory offices such as the DTI Negosyo Center- Mauban, the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO), the Municipal Health Office (MHO), the Engineering Office, and the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), conducted the
The initial batch of livelihood kits from Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Quezon was awarded to Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa (PPG) beneficiaries of Alabat Island on November 3, 2022. The awarding of PPG Certificates and livelihood kits for the beneficiaries of Quezon and Alabat took place at the
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Quezon Provincial Office, through its Negosyo Center Calauag, in partnership with the LGU of Calauag awarded the business kits to thirty-six (36) Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on November 11, 2022, under the Livelihood Seeding Program–Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay (LSP-NSB) and Pangkabuhayan sa
The SSF Cooperator’s Assembly was a 1-day activity organized by the Department of Trade and Industry – Rizal Provincial office and facilitated by the DTI Rizal Account officers at Blue Acacia Events Place, Antipolo City. The registration started at 10:00 A.M. and it was participated with a total of 59
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through Negosyo Center Teresa with the effort to help and support micro-enterprises that were affected by fire incidents, the health pandemic, and other calamities, awarded the Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa (PPG) livelihood kits to sixteen (16) meat vendors beneficiaries from Teresa Public
In support of the MSMEs growth in the nation, the DTI and One Town One Product Next Generation (OTOP NG) Program is working continuously for the development, promotion and empowering business enterprises in the Province of Rizal. One strategic goal of DTI Rizal is to grow innovative and competitive Rizal-based
Department of Trade and Industry-Rizal Provincial Office through Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Plan (CFIDP) Office together with Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) and Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) spur the profiling of coconut farmers at Pililla, Rizal. Division Chief, Ms. Sharon F. Dioco, Trade and Industry Specialist Noralyn SJ. Halimao,
With the continuous effort to help and support micro-enterprises that were affected by fire incidents, the health pandemic, and other calamities, the Department of Trade and Industry through Negosyo Center Teresa conducted the Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa (PPG) awarding of livelihood kits composed of nine (9) frozen goods and
The Department of Trade and Industry – Rizal Provincial Office (DTI Rizal) through Negosyo Center Tanay has awarded livelihood kits to the fifty-five (55) identified beneficiaries of Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa Program (PPG program) last October 26, 2022 at Tanay Gymnasium, Brgy. Katbayani, Tanay, Rizal. They say Christmas starts
The Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa (PPG) of the Department of Trade and Industry – Rizal Provincial Office (DTI-Rizal) through Negosyo Center Rodriguez successfully identified thirty-five (35) beneficiaries in Montalban, Rizal. One of the identified and qualified beneficiaries is Ms. Aurora De Guzman of John Patrick School Supplies of Barangay
RalphJoy’s Restobar, located at Barangay Bambang, Nagcarlan, Laguna, is owned by the Encarnacion family since October 2008. Cooking was just their simple family bonding until they turned it into a business as suggested by a family friend. Joyce Ann Encarnacion, the family’s unica ija, is the one managing the business
Cakes by Gel Salonga started out as a small, home-based business. Equipped with her home oven, Chef Gel Salonga-Datu began her cake and pastry business by selling cupcakes to family and friends as her first customers. Based in Santa Cruz, Laguna, products of Cakes by Gel Salonga are served in
The COVID-19 pandemic indeed affected lives and various establishments, such as small businesses managed by local business owners. It has been a challenge for everyone to keep their businesses fully operational since restrictions such as enhanced community quarantine and total lockdown were implemented for a long period of time. Despite
Dingras Food House is a budding enterprise owned by Mr. Jay Gibson Eronico, a seafarer-turned-entrepreneur, from the City of Dasmariñas, Cavite. The name “Dingras” was inspired by Mr. Eronico’s birthplace, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, which he considers a “comfort place.” The goal of the business was to provide “comfort food” to
“Winners are not people who never fail but people who never quit” — Cesar Gutierrez, owner of RJLA Garments Manufacturing RJLA Garments Manufacturing owned by Mr. Cesar Gutierrez is a manufacturer of a wearing apparel located in Barangay I (Poblacion), Alaminos, Laguna. Ever since Gutierrez was a child, he was
In 2017, Ms. Hazel Christine Salmasan began making her world colorful in the world of baking. Incorporating vibrant colors such as red, orange, yellow, green, pink, violet and blue to her products, Salmasan has created a world not only colorful but also beautiful and tasteful. Her passion for baking started
"Spice up your Life with The Golden Spice". These words are truly remarkable in the lives of both business partners and partners in life, Ms. Nenita and Mr. Dominic Mendoza, owners of the NBDM Farm and Food Processing, a small company in Calauag, Quezon that is involved in the production
As online marketing emerged, many businesses coped with selling their products and services online. Ms. Jennifer Montejo, 37 years old, a resident from the municipality of "Baleng Ganda, Baleng Saya" Liliw, Laguna, owner of Leigh Ann Footwear, is one of them. On 15 March 2020, the Philippine government announced a
When the COVID-19 pandemic occurred in March 2020, the Office of the President first declared an enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the entire Luzon in order to reduce the number of cases in the country. There had been plenty of questions and worries, especially for the micro-entrepreneurs whose businesses were
Starting a handcrafted business is more than just following your passion. Ms. Leny Yanoria a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and a bank teller started her business in 2013 by selling school costumes and toys when her children were in pre-elementary school. While being a full-time mom she’s