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DPWH Seeks WB Technical Assistance For ‘Big One’

September 13, 2019
by: Jose Rodel Clapano (The Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines — Officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) met recently with representatives of its development partner World Bank (WB) to discuss new financial and technical assistance to ensure the resilience of critical infrastructure and government buildings in earthqu ...read more

DOST 10 Holds Confab On HACCP Implementation

September 12, 2019
The participants together with the trainers in the Trainer’s Training on HACCP. (DOST 10)   CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 11 - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region 10 conducted a 2-Day Trainer’s Training on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Implementation, D ...read more

DOST Urges Reg'l Institutions To Apply For Funding

September 12, 2019
by: Ma. Cristina Arayata

DOST Undersecretary Rowena Cristina Guevara talks about the Niche Centers in the Regions for R&D (NICER), in a forum held in Manila on Wednesday (Sept. 11, 2019). (PNA photo by Cristina Arayata) MANILA--The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is encouraging more regional higher educatio ...read more

Reopened Regional Science Centrum To Bring Science To Communities

September 11, 2019
by: Frances Mae G. Macapagat

Signing of a memorandum of understanding between multi-sectoral stakeholders for the reopening of the Regional Science Centrum in Bago Oshiro, Davao City DAVAO CITY, Sept. 9, (PIA) – The soon to be re-opened Regional Science Centrum in Bago Oshiro, Tugbok, Davao City is designed to bring scien ...read more

Dela Pena 'inspired' With Solons' Support To S&T

September 10, 2019
by: Ma. Cristina Arayata

(PNA photo by Cristina Arayata) MANILA -- Despite cutting the proposed budget for the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in 2020 into half, Secretary Fortunato dela Peña said he felt inspired by the legislators' support to science and technology (S&T)."Despite the many questions they a ...read more

After Lagundi, A New Batch Of Plant-based Drugs

September 06, 2019
by: Rainier Allan Ronda (The Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will soon come out with a banner crop of 18 plant-based chemicals that can be developed into herbal supplements to address common ailments. Dean Rowena Guevara, DOST undersecretary for research and development, said R&D on the “c ...read more

DOST Resolves Water Quality Issues In MisOcc

September 06, 2019
PSTD Simbajon and DOST staff during the turnover of CWF to the Provincial Development Council-Economic Sector represented by Ms. Calamba. (DOST 10) The Ceramic Water Filter is a DOST developed innovative technology that address the requirement of a simple, effective and economical water filter ...read more

UP, DOST Unveil R&D Laboratory Facility For Small Satellites

September 06, 2019
by: Newsbytes.PH

  The University of the Philippines Diliman is now home to a pioneering research and development (R&D) laboratory for small satellites. Photo shows STAMINA4Space PHL-50 Project researcher John Leur Labrador during a demo and visualization of the Diwata-2A Engineering Model Setup Dubbed the “Uni ...read more

House Pushes For Higher Budget As DOST Submits Lower Proposal For 2020

September 05, 2019
by: Newsbytes

Members of the House of the House of Representatives on Monday, Sept. 2, pushed for a bigger budget for the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for fiscal year 2020.   The House members made their manifestations during the budget briefing of the House Committee on Appropriations presided ...read more

Science, Technology Kiosks To Rise In Six Public Schools In Los Baños

September 02, 2019
by: Joy Gabrido

A sample STARBOOKS unit was presented during the awarding to six public schools in Los Banos. (PIA4A) CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, August 30 (PIA) – Good news to science and technology enthusiasts. An information kiosk bearing thousands of science and technology resources in digital format will be made ...read more

SciTech Caravan Highlights SETUP In Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental

September 02, 2019
by: Julie Ann B. Honungan

The Department of Science and Technology region 10 (DOST-10) highlights its banner program, the Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP), to mostly 400 participants during the Science and Technology Caravan at the Tagoloan Municipal Dome, Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental on July 30, 2019. ( ...read more

DOST Calibrates Weighing Scales Of Gov't Hospitals, RHUs In Ifugao

September 02, 2019
by: Daniel B. Codamon

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Aug. 31 (PIA)- -Technicians from the Regional Standards and Testing Laboratory or the Metrology Laboratory of the Department of Science and Technology-Cordillera Administrative Region (DOST-CAR) calibrated the defective weighing scales of all the government hospitals  and rural healt ...read more

Siquijor Synoptic Station Paves Way For New Airport

August 30, 2019
by: Rainier Allan Ronda (The Philippine Star)

SIQUIJOR, Siquijor, Philippines — The governor of this province expressed elation over a project of the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (DOST-PAGASA) to set up a synoptic weather station in Siquijor town. Gov. Zaldy V ...read more

Eco-Sep To Help Mitigate Water Pollution

August 26, 2019
by: Jonathan L. Mayuga

Merlinda Palencia (second from left) shows an Eco Sep tank to officials of the DOST during the inauguration of the Eco-Sep installation at Kitcharao Convention Center in Lake Mainit. With her are Undersecretary for Regional Operations Brenda L. Nazareth-Manzano (left) and PCIEERD Executive Direc ...read more

D.O.S.T. Partners With PayMaya For OneSTore.ph E-commerce

August 26, 2019
by: Rizal Raoul Reyes

Department of Science and Technology partners with PayMaya in powering e-commerce platform OneSTore.ph with online payment gateway PayMaya Checkout to offer cashless payments convenient to both enterprises and online shoppers. Science Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña (left) is with PayMaya Foun ...read more

Science Fair In Siquijor Underscores Role Of S&T In PH Dev’t

August 22, 2019
by: Mary Jane Tadili

  The island-province of Siquijor hosted last week Region VII’s celebration of the Regional Science and Technology week (RTSW). The event’s theme “Science for the People: Enabling Technologies for Sustainable Development” underscored the role of science and technology in achieving the country’s co ...read more

BPI, DOST Recognize PHL Students’ Scientific Researches, Innovations

August 20, 2019
by: BusinessMirror

BPI Foundation Executive Director Maricris San Diego (from left), BPI-DOST Science Awards-Best in Innovation awardees Christian Badua and Jay Patrick Nieles, and DOST-SEI Deputy Director Albert Mariño. Nieles was also the Project of the Year awardee. THIRTY outstanding college students who deve ...read more

Stepping Up Info Moves To Reach A Wider Audience For S&T

August 19, 2019
by: Lyn Resurreccion

The Library Building Extension of the DOST-STI is being blessed by Fr. Rene Paglinawan, OAR (left). With him are Science Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña, DOST-STII Director Richard Burgos and DOSTSTI Chief Administrative Officer Arlene E. Centeno. Science Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña ...read more

7 Newly Conferred, Upgraded Scientists Take Their Oath

August 19, 2019
by: BusinessMirror

The 2019 newly conferred and upgraded scientists (from left): Mario V. Navasero, MSc; Imelda Angeles Agdeppa, PhD; Fe M. de la Cueva, PhD; Olivia P. Damasco, PhD; Charito Tranquilan-Aranilla, MSc; Sofronio C. Camacho, MSc; and Reynante L. Ordonio, PhD. The Science Career System (SCS) held i ...read more

DOST To Promote Business Continuity Principles To MSMEs

August 16, 2019
by: Rainier Allan Ronda (The Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) wants to promote disaster resilience to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in all regions through adoption of business continuity principles in their enterprises. The DOST had started off their Regional Science and Techn ...read more
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