Latest S&T News in ARMM

Marawi City IDPs get livelihood intervention from DoST
Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2019
THREE EQUIPMENT from the Department of Science and Technology-Industrial Technology Development Institute (DoST-ITDI) were handed over early this April to the Maranao People Development Center, Inc. (MARADECA, Inc.) for the livelihood and development of Marawi City’s internally displaced persons (IDPs). These were an essential oil extractor that extracts essential oils from citronella grass and other plant materials that are abundant in Marawi City, a charcoal briquetting equipment, and tea bag processing equipment. DoST-ITDI also trained the Maranaos to make personal and home care products. The participants were able to produce a dish washing liquid, hand wash, and other kinds of soap. Source:   read full story

ARMM Official Pushes ‘Blue Economy’ For Poverty Reduction
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019
An official of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has pushed for “blue economy” as a program to help alleviate poverty in the region. Myra B. Mangkabung, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – ARMM secretary, said that “blue economy includes the utilization of the potentials of the ocean or vast bodies of water to mitigate poverty.” She noted that the autonomous Muslim region has the distinction of having a high poverty incidence in the country brought about by its problems on peace and order. Mangkabung said that ARMM needs the support of the national government, particularly in developing the region’s fisheries sector, to alleviate poverty in the area. She said that ARMM has vast oceans, making the region the leading producer of seaweeds in the country. Mangkab...   read full story

DOST-ARMM conducts Membership Orientation for JO's/Contractual on SSS, PhilHealth and PAGIBIG
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019
The DOST-ARMM, under the employee welfare and benefits program of the HR Unit, conducted a Membership Orientation for Job Orders (JO’s)/Contractual in order to inform them of the benefits of enrolli...   read full story

STARBOOKS deployed in Maluso
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019
One unit of “digital library” known as STARBOOKS or Science and Technology Academic Research based Openly Operated Kiosks Station was deployed to Local Government Unit of Barangay Fuente in Maluso, ...   read full story

58 New DOST Scholars in ARMM signed a contract
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019
A signing of contract conducted at the Provincial Capitol Hall of Marawi City last May 24, 2018. Fifty-eight new DOST scholars signed a contract in different provinces of ARMM. These are the passer...   read full story

Posted: Monday, January 28, 2019
“ LUNGSOD NG GENERAL SANTOS-“LAHAT ng karapat dapat at mabuti” ito ang pakahulugan ni Dr. Hadja Shayma Zenaida P. Hadji Raof Laidan nang ito ay ma anyayahan bilang pangunahing tagapagsalita sa nakara...   read full story

Posted: Monday, January 28, 2019
GENERAL SANTOS CITY-EVERYTHING that is lawful and good is the definition given by Dr. Hadja Shayma Zenaida P. Hadji Raof Laidan, the Regional Director of the Department of Science and Technology Reg...   read full story

Jolo, Sulu niyanig ng magnitude 4.7 na lindol; Intensity II, naramdaman sa 2 lalawigan
Posted: Sunday, January 20, 2019
Phivolcs photo Tumama ang magnitude 4.7 na lindol sa Sulu, Linggo ng hapon. Sa datos ng Phivolcs, naitala ang episentro ng lindol sa layong 91 kilometers Southeast ng Jolo dakong 3:47 ng hapon. ...   read full story