4 C
Alba Iulia
Saturday, June 19, 2021

Security-conscious attitude, dog attacks hamper census

Must Read

FiND Network Announces New Advisory Board

Sydney, Australia — The Filipino Nursing Diaspora (FiND) Network announced the introduction of a new advisory board. These five...

Young Filipino-Australian wins prestigious journalism fellowship award

Journalism graduate and The Philippine Times writer Tricia Rivera has been announced winner of the JNI Opportunity Fellowship with...

Celebrating the passions and achievements of Filipinos around Australia

Walter Villagonzalo and his family left the Philippines during a coup following the removal of President Marcos from office,...

Dog attacks and security-conscious attitude by residents are hampering the ongoing national census particularly in Metro Manila and some urban areas.

The National Statistics Office (NSO) admitted this Tuesday as it appealed to the public to be considerate with census workers and cooperate with them.

“Dito sa urban areas mahirap, security-conscious ang mga tao. Kung may kumakatok di sila basta-basta humaharap. In that sense napakahirap mag-census lalo sa Kamaynilaan(In urban areas it is hard to conduct the census. People are more security-conscious. If our census workers knock, they are not greeted immediately. In that sense it is hard to conduct the census in Metro Manila),” NSO administrator Carmencita Ericta said in an interview on dzXL radio.

“Kung pwede, ilayo ang aso ninyo dahil may report sa amin kinagat ng aso (If possible, we ask residents to keep their dogs away from census workers. We have received reports of our census workers being bitten by dogs),” she added.

Ericta said the teachers conducting the census have conspicuous ID cards as well as questionnaires.

View full post on Philippine Times.com


Get more stories like this in your inbox!

Sign up for our newsletter and receive regular updates.

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

- Advertisement -

Subscribe to our newsletter

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

We value your privacy. Your personal details will not be shared to third parties.

Latest News

FiND Network Announces New Advisory Board

Sydney, Australia — The Filipino Nursing Diaspora (FiND) Network announced the introduction of a new advisory board. These five...

Random Posts

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -