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bulletSC asked to disbar CA judges over soft drink number game row

bulletPHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER

The Supreme Court has been asked by a consumer group to disbar justices of the Court of Appeals for allegedly allowing themselves to be used in a soft drink controversy. They are the same justices being investigated over another controversy involving bribery allegations.

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bulletHigh Court junks another Pepsi 349 plea

bulletTHE MANILA TIMES

THE Supreme Court junked the plea of “Pepsi 349” claimants who sought damages from the softdrinks company for the “anguish” they suffered after failing to get the bonanza related to the promo of the controversial softdrink crown.

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bullet9 lose P20K damages from Pepsi-Cola’s ‘349’ fever

bulletPHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER

The Court of Appeals has denied the plea of nine persons to increase the monetary award they would get from Pepsi-Cola's "Number Fever" promotion, and also deleted the P20,000 in damages earlier awarded to them by a lower court.

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bullet‘349’ consumer activist cleared in libel case filed by Pepsi

bulletPHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER

The man who has waged a longstanding battle against soft drink giant Pepsi Cola over the 349 "Number Fever" fiasco of 1992 was acquitted of libel on Thursday, more than 12 years after the case was filed.

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bulletCourt of Appeals rules on Pepsi case

bulletMANILA BULLETIN

The Court of Appeals (CA) denied yesterday the motion of the Pepsi Cola Philippines, Inc. for the partial reconsideration of its ruling last year, ordering the Pepsi management to pay P5 million and P1.2 million, respectively, to two winners of the controversial "349" winning crowns for the Pepsi Number Fever promo.

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bulletPepsi ordered to pay P6.2M in ‘349’ case

bulletE-BALITA

After a 13-year court battle, Pepe Pagdanganan and Pepito Lumahan can finally look forward to exchanging their seven bottle caps for a cool P6.2 million. The Court of Appeals has ordered the Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc. to pay the amount to the two men who had sued the soft-drink company over its controversial "349" promotion in 1992.

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bulletSC resolves Pepsi ‘349’ case

bulletTHE PHILIPPINE STAR

The Supreme Court dismissed yesterday the petition for damages by claimants holding the controversial "349" winning numbers in the Pepsi Cola Number Fever promo in 1992. The nine-page ruling written by Associate Justice Leonardo Quisumbing affirms earlier decisions on the case by the Court of Appeals (CA) and the Makati City regional trial court (RTC).

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bulletCheated Group has President Gloria Macapagal for heroine

bulletPHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER

WHAT goes best with a Coke? A Hamburger of course. The cola drink must be fresh cold. The sandwich succulent spiced. However the poor kids who can not always afford a bottle of soft drink or a whole hamburger sandwich, nothing goes better with a Coke than another free bottle of Coke.

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bullet'349' case vs. Pepsi revived by Supreme Court

bulletPHILIPPINE HEADLINE NEWS ONLINE

Manila, Nov. 6, 1998- The Supreme Court has ordered the Makati Regional Trial Court to resume trial of the celebrated '349' case versus soft drinks giant Pepsi Cola Products Philippines Inc. and its parent company Pepsico Inc. The high court reversed an earlier ruling of the Court of Appeals dismissing the complaint due to failure of the claimants to answer questionnaires that sought to establish their right to litigate as paupers.

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bulletNear-riot over GMA-7 Bingo Cash Prize

bulletPHILIPPINE HEADLINE NEWS ONLINE

Quezon City, Sept. 28, 1998 - Last Friday night, GMA-7 host Arnell Ignacio of the popular GO BINGO show drew the lucky number 41. TV viewers holding GO BINGO cards bearing the same number were instructed to phone GMA-7 which announced two hotline telephone numbers for the purpose. The first 50 callers would receive P10,000 each.

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bulletPepsi offers deal with '349' holders

bulletCHRONICLE

chronicleThe Department of Trade and Industry began investigating Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. yesterday as protests over its "Number Fever" promotional gimmick continued to mount.

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bulletFrom another non-winner

bulletTHE PHILIPPINE STAR

consumer lineThis consumer's outrage over Pepsi Cola's "Number Fever" promo has reached fever pitch. She warns consumers and asks: Did Pepsi do a number on us? Her letter to the Department of Trade and Industry's Lilia R. Bautista follows in full...

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bulletPepsi row

bulletMANILA BULLETIN

letters to editorsPepsi has a lot of explaining to do. Print ads for its number fever promo claim that "each and every number has its own unique, matching security code" for authentication of crowns.

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bulletI won! I did not

bulletPEOPLE'S JOURNAL

ppwonI have two Pepsi crowns with the number 349. Both have the security code L-2580-FQ. One crown is for Php 50,000, the other plays for Php 1,000.

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bulletPepsiCo named in "Consumer Fraud"

bulletFILIPINO REPORTER

filipino reporterA Filipino consumer advocate has filed a complaint against PepsiCo before the Office of the New York Attorney General. The complaint stemmed from a numbers game promoted by PepsiCo, the world's 51st largest corporation, according to Fortune Magazine, in the Philippines from Feb. 11 to june 1992.

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bulletCoalition '349' prexy critical after NBI arrest in Cagayan De Oro

bulletPEOPLE'S TONIGHT

people's tonightVic del Fierro, founder of Coalition 349, a group of disgruntled Filipinos running after a big soft drink company for advertising boo-boo, is now in ICU at a hospital in Cagayan De Oro after he and his eldest son were arrested by authorities last night.

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bullet'Coalition 349' leader charges De Oro NBI Exec

bulletPHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER

de oroDavao City - The regional director of the National Bureau of Investigation in Northern Mindanao and five unnamed agents are facing charges of grave threats, abuse of authority and misconduct before the Ombudsman for the alleged illegal arrest of the Coalition 349 president in Cagayan de Oro City.

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bulletRoy Salcedo

bulletMANILA BULLETIN

roy salcedoPracticing lawyer , member Free Legal Assistant Group (FLAG), Legal counsel of Pepsi Cola Products Philippines; former legal counsel, Kilusang Mayo Uno; former city attorney, Gingoog City; and former director Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cagayan de Oro City; averaged 51.75 calendar days deciding case.

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bulletDel Fierro Arrest and Human Rights Violation: Proof of how PepsiCo Cares for Consumers

arrestThe ilegal arrest and human rights violation on Vic del fierro, and his son James is a clear demonstration of how the PepsiCo lawyers in the Philippines distorted the meaning of PepsiCo's corporate citizenship's guiding the principle of "Caring for Customers and Consumers."

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bulletPepsi should apologize

bulletPEOPLE'S JOURNAL

gmaPepsi Cola, Inc. officials should apologize in public for maligning the integrity of the Senate in their "hysterical reaction" to the findings of a committee on the soft drink's "Number fever" promotion, Senator Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said yesterday.

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bulletComplaint in Davao '349' issue tops senate hearings

bulletPHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER

complaintDigos, Davao del Sur - Lack of teachers and books, inadequate health services, high prices, low salaries. These problems, commonplace throughout the country, yesterday took a backseat to the most controversial issue for residents of this province who hold 349 crowns Pepsi refuses to honor.

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bulletPepsi goons bombed own trucks

bulletPEOPLE'S JOURNAL TONIGHT

goonsA senior official in the National Bureau of Investigation said Friday that Pepsi-Cola may have staged attacks against its own trucks to discredit consumers seeking compensation in a botched promotion campaign.

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bulletPepsi can't pay Php 700 billion for 349 crowns

bulletPHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER

billionThe local franchise holder, Pepsi-Cola Phil, Inc. (PPCPI), is owned by a group led by Luis "Moro" Lorenzo, Ateneo basketball hero, and family friend whose father Pablo Lorenzo was with me in the Macapagal Cabinet and in the National Economic Council.

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bulletPoor Pepsi is trapped in the numbers game

bulletPHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER

poorIt all started as a "mistake" of Pepsi-Cola in sending out last May 25 the daily winning number in its Number Fever 349.

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bulletIG NOBLE PRIZE WINNER - PEPSI COLA COMPANY OF THE PHILIPPINES

bulletINDIAN NEWS

The Pepsi-Cola Company of the Philippines, suppliers of sugary hopes and dreams, for sponsoring a contest to create a millionaire, and then announcing the wrong winning number,thereby inciting and uniting 800,000 riotously expectant winners, and bringing many warring factions together for the first time in their nation’s history.

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