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Volume 14  Number 14

8 April 2013
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NSCB in the News

Rappler--MANILA, Philippines - Total foreign investments approved by various state agencies increased by 12% to P289.1 billion in 2012, boosted by higher inflows in the 4th quarter.

PIA--BUTUAN CITY, April 2 (PIA) -- Members of the Regional Development Council – Development Administration Committee (RDC-DAC) in Caraga will meet on April 4 at the Goat2geder Hotel and Restaurant, this city to discuss the following: 1) mainstreaming of labor and employment in the updated Regional Development Plan (RDP); 2) enhancing the results matrices; and 3) validating the draft situational analyses.

GMA--Bohol is famous because of its natural attractions, unique culture, and abundant marine resources. But despite all of these, its fishermen still remain among the poorest in the Philippines.


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NSCB Renews Clearance of the Anti-Red Tape Act Report Card Survey

Republic Act No. 9485, also known as the “Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007”, mandates all government agencies to set up their respective service standards, called the Citizen’s Charter. These standards are to be posted at the main entrance or at the most conspicuous space of their offices. The Act also provides that “all offices and agencies providing frontline services shall be subjected to a Report Card Survey”Read More

PRess release

NSCB Conducts Training Workshop on the System of Environmental Economic Accounting for Kingdom of Bhutan Statisticians

Twenty officials from the National Statistics Bureau (NSB) of the Kingdom of Bhutan are now in the Philippines for a five-day Training Workshop on the System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA) being conducted by the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) from 1-5 April 2013 at the NSCB Operations Room in Makati City. During the Training Workshop, the Bhutanese statisticians were briefed on the overview of the System of National Accounts (SNA), Measurement of GDP and Satellite Accounts, SEEA Framework and economic activities related to the environment, and the Framework on the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES). Read More






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