The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has announced that the list of testing centers and school assignments relative to the conduct of the Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examination (BCLTE) on 11 June 2023 is now available online.

CSC released Examination Advisory No. 5, s. 2023 on 30 May 2023, informing the 6,728 registered examinees from 16 CSC testing centers nationwide that they may check their Notice of School Assignment (NOSA) for the BCLTE through the Online Notice of School Assignment (ONSA) accessible via the CSC website at

Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson Karlo Nograles reminded the 1.8 million workforce of government to promote environmental conservation and sustainability as the country celebrates Philippine Environment Month this June, and joined the global observance of World Environment Day today, 5 June 2023.

Chairperson Nograles emphasized the responsibility of government employees to safeguard the nation’s resources as part of their duty to uphold public interest.

“Bilang mga kawani ng gobyerno, inaasahan na tayo ang syang mangunguna sa pagprotekta sa yaman nang bansa hindi lang para sa ating pansariling kapakanan kundi bilang bahagi ng ating tungkulin na itaguyod ang pampublikong interes,” he said.

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) conducted a virtual conference for the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) aimed at further advancing gender mainstreaming in the region.

Held on 23 May 2023 via Zoom, the activity was organized by the CSC through the Civil Service Institute with support from the ASEAN Secretariat.

A total of 26 attendees representing key organizations participated in the event. These included representatives from the ASEAN Secretariat, the ASEAN Cooperation on Civil Service Matters, and the ASEAN Committee on Women from the nine member states such as Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Civil Service Commission Chairperson Karlo Nograles urged civil servants to strive for patriotism by always respecting the Philippine flag as the country observes National Flag Days from 28 May to 12 June 2023.

Chairperson Nograles reminded government officials and employees of their sworn oath to observe the eight (8) norms of conduct mandated under the Republic Act (R.A.) No. 6713 or the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees, which include “nationalism and patriotism”.

“Bilang mga kawani ng gobyerno, ugaliin po nating ipakita ang paggalang sa watawat hindi lang dahil sa ating sinumpaang tungkulin kundi dahil sa marubdob na pagmamahal sa bansa,” said Chairperson Nograles.

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) conducted a two-day program for the agency’s frontline leaders during the 2023 Field Directors Conference on 24-25 May 2023 at the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) Conference Center in Tagaytay. 

CSC Chairperson Karlo Nograles, together with Commissioners Aileen Lourdes Lizada and Ryan Alvin Acosta, led the assembly aimed to build solidarity and equip the field directors in 108 CSC Field Offices nationwide with new methods and strategies in leadership needed to address challenges on the ground.

“As our frontliners in the field offices, your inputs and suggestions on our policies and services based on your experiences are most important for the CSC to truly become an organization that is able to deliver the services that the Filipino people deserve,” said Chairperson Nograles.