Latest S&T News in REGION 8

PAGASA groundbreaks Synoptic Station in Biliran
Posted: Wednesday, February 05, 2020
NAVAL, Biliran, Feb. 4 (PIA) -- The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) recently conducted the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Synoptic Station in the province of Biliran. Top officials from PAGASA led by Administrator Dr. Vicente B. Malano, and some top provincial officials led by Biliran Governor Rogelio J. Espina attended the ceremonial groundbreaking in the establishment of the Synoptic Station in Biliran province on January 27. The signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between Biliran Governor Rogelio J. Espina and PAGASA Administrator Dr. Vicente B. Malano, was also held that day. The construction of the P3.778, 101.95 worth New PAGASA Synoptic Building, Powerhouse, Observer’s Quarter, and Perimeter Fence has begun on Janua...   read full story

Eastern Visayas educators meet for 'innovation caucus'
Posted: Thursday, December 12, 2019
LEYTE. Department of Education Undersecretary Diosdado San Antonio (2nd from left, front row), Ceso III, of the Curriculum and Instruction, poses for a souvenir photo with the education leaders in Eastern Visayas headed by Dr. Ramir Uytico (1st from left, front row) during the "Innovation Caucus...the roadmap for greatness" at the Oriental Hotel in Palo, Leyte on December 11, 2019. (Contributed photo)span> OVER 100 educators and school leaders from the Department of Education (DepEd) in Eastern Visayas gathered on Wednesday, December 11, for the first "Innovation Caucus" in the region. "One of the objectives of this activity is to provide an avenue for showcasing innovations conducted in the school, division, and regional levels which addressed the needs of basic education in Region ...   read full story

DOST extends assistance to Southern Leyte MSMEs under SET-UP funded projects
Posted: Thursday, December 05, 2019
MAASIN CITY, Dec. 4 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for this year 2019 has supported seven Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) by extending financial assistance under ...   read full story

Eastern Visayas celebrates 2019 Regional S&T Week
Posted: Monday, August 12, 2019
PALO, Leyte, Aug. 9 -- The Department of Science and Technology-Regional Office 8 (DOST-8) will be staging the 2019 Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW) celebration to fulfill its commitment in...   read full story

PAGASA to parents: Brace your kids for rainy season
Posted: Friday, May 31, 2019
BORONGAN CITY, May 30 (PIA) —The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) in Eastern Samar has warned parents to prepare their children for the rainy season...   read full story

Eastern Samar quake not expected to cause much damage — DOST exec
Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
The earthquake that occurred in eastern Samar on Tuesday afternoon was expected to cause less damage compared to the Zambales quake. In an interview on Unang Hirit, Department of Science and Technolo...   read full story

Primer on the 23 April 2019 Magnitude 6.5 Eastern Samar Earthquake
Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
What is happening at Samar and vicinity?   At 1:37 PM on 23 April 2019, Tuesday, a strong earthquake of Magnitude 6.5 shook the island of Samar and vicinity. The epicenter is located 9 kilometers no...   read full story

Magnitude 6.5 na lindol, yumanig sa Eastern Samar
Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
MAYNILA (UPDATE) -- Niyanig ng magnitude 6.5 lindol nitong hapon ng Martes ang Eastern Samar, wala pang 24 oras matapos tumama ang isang magnitude 6.1 lindol sa Zambales. Tumama ang lindol sa layong ...   read full story