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National Statistical Coordination

Board (NSCB)
, along with three other

agencies namely, the 

Statistics Office (NSO)

Bureau of Labor and Employment

Statistics (BLES)
, and the Bureau of

Agricultural Statistics (BAS)
 shall be

known as the 

 starting December 29,

2013 as per 
Republic Act 10625

otherwise known as the 

Philippine Statistical Act of 2013.

(Posted 20 March 2014)

Women comprise four-fifths of professionals in Eastern Visayas  

FS_Gender032014Most or around four-fifths or 79.5% of the 73,000 employed professionals in Eastern Visayas are women.  This was the result of the latest Labor Force Survey conducted in July 2013 by the Philippine Statistics Authority-National Statistics Office.   

Based on the Philippine Standard Occupational Classification (PSOC), workers in this major occupation group usually conduct analysis and research, and develop  concepts, theories  and  operational  methods, and advise on or apply existing  knowledge  related to physical sciences including mathematics, (Full Text)


(Posted 06 November 2013)

Media Awards highlights NSM Closing Ceremony  

24th NSM Media AwardsThe Media Awards was the major highlight of 24th National Statistics Month Closing Ceremony  held at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Multi-purpose Hall, Tacloban City last October 30, 2013. 

Recipients of the Award were Dir. Erlinda Olivia P. Tiu, Regional Director of the Philippine Information Agency and Mr. Sarwell Q. Meniano, news correspondent of Leyte Samar Daily Express and Business World.   

The awardees received a Plaque of Recognition for their significant contributions in promoting, popularizing and using statistics in information dissemination and other relevant purposes from RSCC Chair and NEDA OIC Regional Director Bonifacio G. Uy. (Full Text)

   24th NSM

   24th NSM Calendar of Activities

   Announcement: Job Vacancy





   RSCC TWG/Task Forces    

(Posted 17 October 2013)
Gender Watch      

Eastern Visayas Wins Best NSM Region Award

Best NSM RegionEastern Visayas won the Best NSM Region Award for the 23rd National Statistics Month (NSM) Celebration in 2012.  The Regional Statistical Coordination Committee (RSCC) VIII, represented by its Co-Chair, Director Raul F. Dones of NSO, received the Plaque of Recognition and Cash Prize of Twenty Thousand Pesos (Php20,000) during the Closing Ceremony of the 12th National Convention on Statistics held at EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City last October 2, 2013.   

The Best NSM Region Award was initiated by the Philippine Statistical System (PSS) to recognize outstanding participation of the regions in the NSM celebration.  (Full Text)

Gender Situationer      
Magna Carta of Women      

Regional MDG Watch      
Provincial/City MDG Watch


    (Posted 11 October 2013)


24th NSM Statistical Exhibit Showcased at Robinsons Mall  

24th NSM ExhibitThe Interagency Statistical Exhibit, anchored on the theme, “Statistics that Matter to Every Filipino”, was successfully displayed at Robinsons Place Tacloban Activity Area (Annex Building) last October 7-9, 2013 in celebration of the 24th National Statistics Month.   

It was formally opened to the  public  with  a Ceremonial Cutting of the Ribbon led by RSCC Chair and NEDA OIC-Regional Director, Atty. Bonifacio G. Uy, and assisted  by   RSCC Secretary and NSCB Regional Head, Evangeline M. Paran.  (Full Text)





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by Dr. Jose Ramon G. Albert, Ph.D 4 months after typhoon Haiyan| Children still struggling to cope, survive
"What Makes Incomes Move, and How Do Families Cope With Income Shocks?" Anne Marxze D. Umil, Bulatlat Website, April 01, 2014
(Posted 13 December 2013) Eastern Visayas poll fraud tied to poverty
"Money Money Money Always Sunny in the Region's World!" Joey A. Gabieta, PDI Website, November 06, 2013
(Posted 07 November 2013) Meniano wins recognition from NSCB
                                                               More Vicky C. Arnaiz, LSDE Website, November 04, 2013
  Bizmen's 'wish list' welcomed by NEDA
Sarwell Q. Meniano, LSDE Website, November 04, 2013
Media award highlights closing rites of National Statistics Month
in Eastern Visayas
 by Dr. Jose Ramon G. Albert, Ph.D 1 Eastern Visayas, October 31, 2013
Examing ICT Indices: How Do We Fare in ICT? 24 gov't agecies in EV plant 500 narra seedlings in San Miguel Leyte
(Posted 07 February 2014) 1 Eastern Visayas, October 27, 2013
If prices of petroleum products increase by 10 percent, what industries are most affected? 24th NSM Tree Planting Activity
1 Eastern Visayas, October 26, 2013
(Posted 27 December 2013)  
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