Latest S&T News in REGION 5

Volcano monitoring equipment stolen; Mayon on alert level 2
Posted: Monday, February 10, 2020
Mayon Volcano in 2013   Two solar panels of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology of the Department of Science and Technology (Phivolcs-DOST) were stolen from the science agency’s Mayon Resthouse (VMRH) station. The solar panels, 150 watts each, were stolen from the VMRH station that hosts instruments for earthquake monitoring, Global Positioning System (GPS) and tiltmeter, Phivolcs-DOST said in a news release.  The loss was discovered by Mayon Volcano Observatory personnel during their routine inspection and preventive maintenance service on February 5.  With the loss of power supply, no data will be transmitted from the station and consequently will affect the monitoring of Mayon Volcano, Phivolcs-DOST said. It should be noted that Republic Act 10344, or the Risk...   read full story

DOST-FNRI brings resources for agenda in Kalusugan, Kabuhayan at Kaalaman in the Municipality of Cabusao, Camarines Sur
Posted: Thursday, November 28, 2019
The Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) conducted Bringing-In Resources for Agenda in Kalusugan, Kabuhayan at Kaalaman sa Kabikulan (BREAK 4K) in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology Region V. This event coincided with the 2019 Regional Science and Technology Week Celebration (RSTW) of DOST Region V. Part of the 2019 RSTW celebration was the fellowship night on October 8, 2019 wherein a mini concert highlighting DOST-FNRI’s homegrown talents was held to provide entertainment among Bicolanos. The said event also served as the formal turn-over for the cash and in-kind donations that FNRI Employees’ Association Inc. has gathered from the HapagAWIT: Alay sa Bicol fund raising event held on May 10, 2019. To formally ope...   read full story

DOST science fair offers enabling technologies to Bicolanos
Posted: Monday, October 07, 2019
BLESSED with rich natural resources, the Bicolanos will once again experience the feel of the different enabling technologies developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) that is poise...   read full story

DOST orients 57 new scholars in Camarines Norte
Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019
DAET, Camarines Norte, June 11 (PIA) – A total of 57 passers of the Science and Technology Undergraduate Scholarships program joined the orientation conducted by the Department of Science and Technolo...   read full story

DOST turns over 6 e-governance systems to Nabua, Bula towns in CamSur
Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has awarded six municipal e-governance systems to the municipalities of Nabua and Bula in Camarines Sur to serve as a model for smart governance for loc...   read full story

DOST-PAGASA inaugurates Flood Forecasting and Warning System in CamSur
Posted: Friday, May 03, 2019
PILI, Camarines Sur, May 1 (PIA) – After almost 4 decades, the public finally witnessed the inauguration and blessing of the rehabilitated Bicol River Basin Flood Forecasting and Warning System (FFW...   read full story

Innovative startup law awaiting Duterte’s signature
Posted: Monday, April 22, 2019
The bill seeking to provide benefits and programs to strengthen, promote, and develop the Philippine startup ecosystem is just awaiting President Duterte’s signature. Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymun...   read full story

Booking sa bus? Puwede nang online
Posted: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Hindi na kailangang problemahin ng mga bibiyahe sa mga sikat na tourist destinations sa bansa ang hassle sa pagpapa-book o pagbili ng ticket para sa pagsakay sa bus, dahil mayroon nang digitized provi...   read full story