Jun 30, 2017

Women set record 25.8% pass rate on civil service exam

Women account for a record 25.8 percent of those who passed the exam for career-track public servants in fiscal 2017, the National Personnel Authority said Friday. Of 20,591 applicants, only 1,878 passed, with the ratio for woman edging up 0.3 percentage point on year to ...

Aug 7, 2014

National bureaucrats to get first pay raise in seven years

The National Personnel Authority on Thursday recommended giving civil servants an average raise of 0.27 percent and increasing their bonus by 0.15 of their monthly salary. Neither has risen in seven years. The pay hike, being made to keep pace with a slight climb in private-sector ...