Latest S&T News in REGION 7

Stakeholders attend oneSTore orientation
Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017
MANILA, Sept. 27 -- Various private firms and local entrepreneurs attended an orientation on oneSTore, the first government e-commerce platform developed to promote and market local goods produced by DOST-assisted local entrepreneurs. The orientation, which was held on September 22 at the Department of Science and Technology Regional Office VII (DOST VII) S&T Complex, was attended by private stakeholders that are either involved in oneSTore operations or interested to get involved in the endeavor. Assistant Team Leader, Engr. Jonathan Nuestro and Lead Developer Christopher Musni facilitated the orientation. Nuestro gave an overview on oneSTore and oneSTore Express and discussed the terms of reference in the implementation of the project. Musni, on the other hand, discussed on the on...   read full story

Bohol firm hits big time with DOST-FPRDI dryer
Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Ever since his firm started using the Department of Science and Technology's Forest Products Research and Development Institute's (DOST-FPRDI's) furnace-type lumber dryer (FTLD), Mr. Cirilo Sumampong's life has never been the same again. Inside Mr. Sumampong's furnace-type lumber dryer. Most of the company's furniture products are purchased by Bohol hotels and beach resorts. While he used to simply be a small lumber retailer in the town of Dauis in Bohol, he is now the province's biggest supplier of custom-built furniture. His company, Bohol Furniture and Lumber Supply, earns a gross income of Php 1.16 million a month, and enjoys brisk business all year round. Mr. Sumampong relates, "During our first years in the business, we were pro...   read full story

Cebu People's Coop is the newest OneStore Hub in the region
Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
MOA signing ceremonyoneSTore Hub MOA signing by DOST VII RD Edilberto Paradela and CPMPC Executive Director Macario Quevedo Photo op: CPMPC Board of Directors with DOST VII RD Edilber...   read full story

CEBU COOP MEMBERS TO LINK UP WITH ONESTORE, DOST PROGRAMS
Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
DOST VII Regional Director Edilberto Paradela presents the different DOST programs to CPMPC's board of directors and officials Open forum with DOST VII Regional Director Edilberto Par...   read full story

Community-based outpatient treatment works -Talisay City Health Office
Posted: Friday, September 01, 2017
Even before the government's campaign against illegal drugs, Talisay City in Cebu implements a community-based outpatient treatment and aftercare program which provides comprehensive care for peop...   read full story

DOST OPENS 2018 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017
Talented senior high school students aspiring to become engineers and scientists can now apply for college scholarships. The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SE...   read full story

Digital kiosk to help Cebu farmers enhance productivity, hike incomes
Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017
The government has installed a self-contained digital information kiosk in a cooperative in Cebu, allowing farmer-members gain more data about their livelihoods to enhance productivity and hike income...   read full story

FARMERS TO USE STARBOOKS FOR LIVELIHOOD
Posted: Wednesday, August 02, 2017
During the turn over and orientation of STARBOOKS Orientation and training of STARBOOKS to the staff of Cebu People's Multi-Purpose Cooperative Hands-on session Photo op with the offi...   read full story