PSA to conduct 2016 annual survey on Philippine Business and Industry
BUTUAN CITY, Apr. 17 (PIA) - The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is set to conduct the 2016 Annual Survey on Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI) in the provinces of Caraga Region.
Series of training sessions were already conducted for the regional and provincial staffs involved in the project. Just recently, the Regional Statistics Services Office 13 spearheaded by its regional director Rosalinda Celeste-Apura had conducted the second level training.
Third level training sessions were also held in the provincial offices last April 4-7, 2017. Respondents Forums were also arranged in the provinces within last week of April and first week of May 2017.
The 2016 Annual Survey on Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI) is a continuing activity of the Philippine Statistics Authority. It is primarily conducted to provide information on the levels, structures, performance and trends of economic activities of the formal sector in the entire country for the year 2016. It is one of the designated statistical activities of the government and it generates the essential statistics required for economic planning and analysis.
In particular, the ASPBI will collect data and generate detailed information on employment, income, expense, inventories, tangible fixed assets, intangible fixed assets and total assets of the establishments. Moreover, some indicators to evaluate the performance of industries at the national and regional levels can also be generated such as value added, labor productivity, average compensation and other necessary. Results from ASPBI were also used for Business Process Management (BPM) activities and identification of micro, small and medium establishments/enterprise (MSME) using data on total employment and total assets collected.
The distribution of questionnaires to sample establishment will start on April 17, 2017 to May 12, 2017 and collection will begin on May 2 to July 14, 2017. All information collected from sample establishment shall be kept strictly confidential and shall not be used for purposes of taxation, investigation or regulation as provided under Article 55 of RA 10625. (PSA-Caraga/PIA-Caraga)
ASEAN declares a stronger civil service
PASAY CITY, April 30 - President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Saturday led the heads of the ASEAN Member-States in signing the ASEAN Leaders Declaration on the Role of the Civil Service as Catalyst in Achieving ASEAN Community Vision 2025.
“The declaration highlights the important role of the civil service as drivers of national and regional development towards the achievement of ASEAN goals and aspirations,” Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson Alicia de la Rosa-Bala said.
The Philippines initiated the development of the ASEAN Leaders Declaration on the Role of the Civil Service a...Read more
President Duterte to lead Labor Day rites in Davao
MANILA, April 30 -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte will celebrate Labor Day and lead the May 1 activities in Davao City, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III announced Tuesday.
“We are honored that the President himself will be gracing our main Labor Day celebration," Bello said.
President Duterte will be leading the Labor Day assembly and dialog with workers at the People’s Park in Davao City.
The President, together with labor officials will meet trade union leaders from the national and local federations to discuss and address labor and employment issues and concerns....Read more
DOLE reminds employers of pay rules on Labor Day
MANILA, April 30 -- The Department of Labor and Employment on Friday reminded employers to strictly follow the holiday pay rules for 01 May 2017, Labor Day, a regular holiday.
Labor Day is celebrated to give recognition and honor to the sacrifices and hard work of our Filipino workingmen.
Pursuant to Proclamation No. 50 issued by President Rodrigo Duterte on August 16, 2016, the labor department issued the rules prescribing the proper payment of wages for regular holidays.
The DOLE mandates the following pay rules to be implemented on Labor Day:
If the employee did not work, he/she...Read more
Taguig City to hold Mega Job Fair on Labor Day
TAGUIG CITY, April 30 (PIA) - The city government of Taguig through its Public Employment Service Office (PESO) will hold a Mega Job Fair on Labor Day, May 1, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The event will be held at All Home/Vista Mall along Levi Mariano Avenue, along Levi Mariano Avenue in Barangay Ususan.
Interested applicants are advised to bring their resumé and ballpen. For more inquiries, please call Taguig City’s PESO at 398-5411.
The job fair is part of the 430th Founding Anniversary of Taguig City. (TAGUIG PIO/RJB/JEG/PIA-NCR)