Candon, Laoag now in sync with PH standard time
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017
Candon City, Ilocos Sur -- Amid simple ceremonies, the cities of Candon in Ilocos Sur and Laoag in Ilocos Norte officially switched on their time pieces conspicuously mounted in the center of their respective cities. The time pieces were put in sync with the Philippine Standard Time or PhST which is managed and maintained by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration or PAGASA under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). The launch, organized by DOST Regional Office No. 1, was within the celebration of the Regional Science and Technology Week held October 3 to 6 in various parts of the region with the main celebration held in Candon City. "It is a continuing information campaign about the value of time and the need to respect the time of ot...   read full story

DOST to open S&T week in Kalinga
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017
BICUTAN, Metro Manila – The regional science and technology week of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) moves to higher ground on October 10-14, 2017 with opening ceremonies slated at the PLGU-Kalinga Astrodome in Tabuk, Kalinga. The regional S&T week (RSTW) celebration is a follow through activity of the National Science and Technology Week held at the World Trade Center in Pasay City last July 2017. The regional event features an array of S&T initiatives, inventions, innovations, and programs developed in the region and in the country. This activity supports the current administration's thrust "Science for the People" which aims to bring local technologies and S&T interventions in the regions and provinces. Lined up for the...   read full story

DOST celebrates World Space Week
Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
MANILA -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) celebrated the World Space Week (WSW) via a two-day event organized by the Science Education Institute (SEI) in Cebu City. Every October 4-10, the WSW is being observed to gather students and teachers to learn more about space science and it...   read full story

Winning Northern Mindanao inventions excite crowds at S&T contest
Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017
In Photo: Members of the winning team from Iligan City East National High School receive their Sibol Award from Department of Science and Technology-Northern Mindanao Regional Director Alfonso P. Alamban and Director Edgar I. Garcia of Technological Application and Promotion Institute.   Cheers ...   read full story

Regional Science and Tech week set Oct. 10 to 14
Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- The province of Kalinga will host the 2017 Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW) celebration themed “Science for the People 2017” from October 10 to 14. It is open to the public for free. Department of Science and Technology-Cordillera (DOST-CAR) Regional Director Vict...   read full story

DOST: Agribusiness ventures can have market opportunities in food processing, tourism
Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017
DOST-Negros Oriental Director Atty. Gilbert Arbon discussing market opportunities in food processing for agribusiness sector during the 2nd day of the Agribusiness Techno-Trade Fair and Investment Forum held Oct. 4, 2017 at St. Paul University, Dumaguete City. (Roi Lomotan/PIA7-Negros Oriental) DUM...   read full story

DOST-LandBank partnership to help commercialize Filipino inventions
Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017
A new partnership between the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) is expected help Filipino inventors commercialize their inventions. TAPI Director Edgar Garcia: The program provides credit to inventors, allowing them to commercialize their ...   read full story

Candon, Laoag now in sync with PH standard time
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017
Candon City, Ilocos Sur -- Amid simple ceremonies, the cities of Candon in Ilocos Sur and Laoag in Ilocos Norte officially switched on their time pieces conspicuously mounted in the center of their respective cities. The time pieces were put in sync with the Philippine Standard Time or PhST which is...   read full story

DOST to open S&T week in Kalinga
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017
BICUTAN, Metro Manila – The regional science and technology week of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) moves to higher ground on October 10-14, 2017 with opening ceremonies slated at the PLGU-Kalinga Astrodome in Tabuk, Kalinga. The regional S&...   read full story

Winning inventions in NorMin excite crowds at S&T tilt
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017
Cheers and applause filled the Limketkai Atrium as the winners of the Department of Science and Technology's Regional Invention Contest and Exhibit (RICE) were announced recently. The winning inventions have been crowd-favorites throughout the three-day RICE showcase, which ran concurrently with the...   read full story

Experts find 12 new species of Philippine lichens
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017
Local experts recently found 12 new species of lichens living in Philippine mountains. This finding was documented in the study "Philippine Species of Parmotrema (Ascomycota, Parmeliaceae)" published in the June 2017 issue of the Philippine Journal of Science. The research team led by Paulina Bawin...   read full story