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Did you know: Top 5 industries in NCR

According to data from the Department of Labor and Employment, the Top 5 industries that were key employment generators in the National Capital Region from 2006 to 2011 were Real Estate, Renting and Business Activities; Wholesale Retail and Trade; Construction; Hotels and Restaurants; and Public Administration.—Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Bureau of Fire Protection

According to the Bureau of Fire Protection, among the 244 total civilian fatalities in 2013, almost 24 percent or 58 cases were from the National Capital Region, the highest among all regions.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Fires in NCR

Thirty percent or 3,691 of the 12,301 fires reported nationwide last year occurred in the National Capital Region, according to data from the Bureau of Fire Protection. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: National Women’s Day

March 8 is National Women’s Day, pursuant to Republic Act No. 6949 signed on Apr. 10, 1990. According to the National Statistics Office, about 49.6 percent or 45.6 million of the country’s 92.1 million population were women as of 2010. The National Capital Region (96 males per 100 females) and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (99 males per 100 females) were the only regions that reported more females than males. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Solved crimes in Metro Manila

Of a total crime volume of 222,303 in the National Capital Region from January to November 2013, around 52 percent, or 114,559, of the crimes were considered “solved,” according to the National Capital Region Police Office.—Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Employment rate up in Metro Manila—DOLE

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The employment rate in the National Capital Region went up by 2.38 percent during the third quarter of 2013 as more people signed up for work compared to those who were fired or voluntarily quit their jobs, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Metro Manila has most number of measles cases in 2013 – DOH

Health Assistant Secretary Eric Tayag

The National Capital Region (NCR) recorded the most number of measles cases in the country in 2013, the Department of Health (DOH) Assistant Secretary Dr. Eric Tayag said in his Twitter account.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Did you know: Fireworks-related injuries

According to the Department of Health, the National Capital Region recorded the highest number of fireworks-related injuries from Dec. 21, 2012, to Jan. 5, 2013, with 521 cases. The cities with the most number of injuries are Manila with 168 cases and Quezon City with 120 cases. San Juan and Pateros had the least number of fireworks-related injuries, with 2 and 3 cases respectively. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Dengue cases in Metro Manila

The National Capital Region posted 6.8 percent, or 8,512 out of the 124,290 dengue cases reported nationwide from Jan. 1 to Sept. 14, 2013. This was 66.3 percent lower than the 25,268 dengue cases in Metro Manila during the same period last year.—Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: 9,375 banks in PH

As of December 2012, there were 9,375 banks in the country, according to data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. Of this figure, about 32 percent, or 2,993, were in the National Capital Region.—Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Fireworks-related injuries

There were a total of 413 recorded fireworks-related injuries in the country from Dec. 21, 2012, to Jan. 1, 2013, according to data from the Department of Health. Of the figure, which was 17 percent lower than the previous year, 241 were from the National Capital Region. They accounted for 58 percent of the total, the highest number posted among all the regions.—Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: NCR families’ average annual income

In 2012, families in the National Capital Region earned an average annual income of P380,000, the highest among the country’s regions, according to the recent Family Income and Expenditure Survey. The country registered an average annual income of P234,000 in the same year. Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: National Capital Region

About 7 percent of children aged 6 to 17 years living in the National Capital Region are not attending formal school, according to the 2011 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey. This was the lowest proportion among regions in the country while the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao posted the highest at 16 percent.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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