7 months Recto wants ‘Timbangan ng Bayan’ installed in all public, private markets MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto pushed anew the passage of the measure that would mandate the placement of Timbangan ng Bayan in all public and private markets, including supermarkets. Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Recto has refiled his bill seeking to protect consumers and deter the proliferation of defective weights in markets. The Senate leader stressed the need to provide a “standard instrument for setting and validating weights” as he noted that some merchants still resort to selling underweight products. He said faulty weighing scales were also caused by the ... more