NCR, First District Manila Celebrates Family Week @ MOA

In support to the Presidential Proclamation 1895 issued on September 30, 2009 which declares the celebration of the Filipino Family Day every fourth Monday of September. NCR I family celebrated the event on September 22, 2011 at Mall of Asia, Pasay City through a “Salo-salo” together at Marina Restaurant after which the district went to SM Mall of Asia IMAX theater and enjoyed watching movie in wide screen. The district spent the rest of the day with leisurely walk and enjoying the breeze of its surroundings. The district’s theme “The Family that Eats Together, Stays and Grows Together” also aimed at encouraging families to bring back the practice of family eating together, one way of strengthening family ties.


NCR First District - Manila Celebrates the 71st Founding Anniversary

The National Statistics Office marks another milestone as it commemorates its 71st founding anniversary since it was born in the 19th of August  in 1940.  This year, the theme was entitled as "70 Plus 1 na Tayo!"  The NCR, First District - Manila had series of activities in line with the celebration.  

Since the month of August was also the celebration of the Language Month, the district office conducted a mini sports fest dubbed as "Palarong Pinoy" held at the district office parking lot and at the covered court in Barangay San Isidro, Galas, Quezon City on August 16, 17 and 19, 2011.  Not like any other sports activity, the games competed by the staff were old types of games such as jack-stone, chinese garter, siopao, pick-up stick, pitikan ng goma, sipa, limbo rock, batuhang bola , agawan panyo and patintero.  These games were long been forgotten by the present generation due to the existence of electronic games readily available online and the lack of space for playground. 

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Other Activities

Other Activities

·       Celebration of the National Women’s Month

·       National Statistics Month

·       Philippine Statistical Quiz

·       Information Dissemination Activities


Information Dissemination on “Framework and Uses of Statistics and Some Data”


In relation to the 71st Founding Anniversary of the National Statistics Office last August 19, 2011. NCR I celebrates the founding anniversary through a mini sport fest and information dissemination forum on August 23, 2011 entitled “Framework and Uses of Statistics and some Data” held at 3/F PBS Bldg, Sta.  Mesa, Manila. 

The forum was conducted basically for the staff and statistical researchers with the aim of further appreciation on the results of various censuses and surveys conducted by the office and better understanding on the importance of these undertakings.

The Philippines Statistical System Structure was first introduced emphasizing the function and contribution of the office in the organization. The results on census of population, labor and employment, income and expenditures, and prices were among of the census and surveys presented.


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