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23rd Philippine Statistics Quiz Regional Championship

     On November 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM, PSA MIMAROPA conducted the 2014 Regional Championship of the 23rd PSQ. It was held at the Committee Boardroom of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. The 14 contestants who are vying for the title Regional Chmapion for MIMAROPA, together with their eight coaches.

     After three rounds of the quiz, the Regional Champion from was declared. It was Mr. Roel M. Rey, a Bachelor of Secondary Education Student from Marinduque State College, who got a total of 23 points.

     Plaques and Certificates of Recognition and cash prizes were given to the top 3 winners. Also, plaques of recognition were given for their college/university and Certificates of Recognition for their Secondary School attended. Fourth and Fifth runner ups were given cash prize. The top 3 winning coaches received Certificates of Recognition and cash prize. The champion coach also received a trophy.

2012 CPBI Data Dissemination

     The 2012 Census of Philippine Business and Industry (2012 CPBI) is one of the designated statistical activities undertaken by the Philippine Statistics Authority (formerly National Statistics Office) which aims to collect and generate information on the performance, levels, structure and trends of economic activities of the formal sector and to gather data on employment, compensation, income, expense, total assets, capital expenditures and inventories and produce indicators from these variables in the entire country. Also, it will serve as benchmark information in the measurement and comparison of national, regional and provincial economic growth.

     The regional office coordinated with the other agencies about the forthcoming 2012 Census of Philippine Business and Industry Data Dissemination. Mr. Eduardo Nicolas III, South Luzon Director of Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry was committed as keynote speaker in the day's forum. Calapan City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan was invited as the resource speaker; Statistician II Harold D. Carpio of PSA Central Office and Statistician III Maribel L. Bernardo of PSA MIMAROPA were the presenters of the preliminary results of the 2012 CPBI in the Philippines and MIMAROPA, respectively. Ms. Ydah Michelle L. Mendoza, Trade Industry Development Specialist of DTI Oriental Mindoro and Dr. Ryan A. Claveria, Faculty Member of Divine Word College of Calapan were invited to give their reactions on the preliminary results of 2012 CPBI. Regional Agriculture Statistics Officer Ligaya M. Lozano of PSA-BAS was also invited to deliver the closing message.

     The Regional Data Dissemination Forum on the preliminary results of the 2012 CPBI was successfully held on November 14, 2014 at Max’s Restaurant, Camilmil, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. About 66 participants from national government agencies, LGUs, NGOs and private sectors were gathered at the function hall for the day’s forum.