Latest S&T News in REGION 10

Tricycle Drivers Happy About Having the DOST-MIRDC's Hybrid Electric Road Train Gen San
Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Although there are jeeps and multi-cabs, tricycles are the most common mode of transportation in and around the city of General Santos.   Tricycle drivers are presently awaiting the final recommendations relative to the proposed ordinance dubbed, ‘Comprehensive Land Transport and Traffic Code of the City of General Santos.'  The proposed ordinance, introduced by the City Councilor and chair of the City Council's Committee on Transportation DominadorLagare Jr., is an offshoot of the transport study conducted in 2014 by the League of Cities of the Philippines with funding from the World Bank.  City Mayor Ronnel Rivera has already approved the provisions of the proposed ordinance that aims to come up with well-managed and regulated traffic and public transportation in Ge...   read full story

Maramag coffee producers earn big, win big with DOST
Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017
Coffee producers in Bukidnon used to struggle reaching buyers. Now, the DOST-assisted enterprise Kape Maramag is their globally competitive ally for smooth-flowing income. 03 November 2017 – Cagayan de Oro – Kape Maramag is all about big earnings and high scores these days. Not only is it making Php 40,000 to 60,000 a month, it also won in the internationally judged Kape Pilipino (KP) Green Coffee Quality Competition last March, scoring a whopping 83.75 out of a hundred. But before the numbers came rolling in, the coffee farmers in Maramag, Bukidnon were struggling for years in selling their produce. What sparked their inspiring progress was an initiative to organize, supported by agencies such as the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). Cream of the coffee cropA Robusta cof...   read full story

DOST-X turns over check for Alubijid Empowerment
Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017
On November 6, 2017, a Ceremonial Check Turn-Over and Program Orientation was conducted at the Alubijid Municipal Hall during their Monday convocation. The check turnover is in line with the approved...   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. Al...   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 inventio...   read full story

Northern Mindanao celebrates S&T Week
Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
"The 2017 National Science and Technology Week offers us a vision of the future," shares Dir. Alfonso P. Alamban, regional director of DOST 10, during the opening of the regional celebration. (I...   read full story

PCAARRD features its 'gold collection' in Northern Mindanao's S&T Week celebration
Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
The PCAARRD and NOMCAARRD booths at the Northern Mindanao's S&T Week Celebration featured new innovations and technologies on cacao and bamboo, as well as other commodities such as mushroom,...   read full story

Filipino-made machines get investors nod in CDO Technology Transfer Day
Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, September 18 - Some 48 new Filipino-made machines, processes, and food innovations got investors' commitment of technology adoption during the Mindanao Regional Technology Transfe...   read full story