Latest S&T News in REGION 11

Davao chocolate wins big in 1st virtual competition
Posted: Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Malagos recently won four gold awards at the World Drinking Chocolate Competition 2020 under the category Plain/Origin Drinking Chocolate Dark (made with water). STAT/File MANILA, Philippines — The famous Malagos Chocolates of Davao continues to prove its dominance after it bagged top awards in the first-ever online international chocolate festival. Malagos recently won four gold awards at the World Drinking Chocolate Competition 2020 under the category Plain/Origin Drinking Chocolate Dark (made with water). The three other golds were given in the special categories of Growing Country, Chocolate Maker and Direct Traded. It also won bronze in the Plain/Origin Dark Drinking Chocolate (made with milk) category. Its well-known Malagos 100% Premium Unsweetened Chocolate, the award-winning...   read full story

DOST offers scholarships, free digital library
Posted: Monday, August 03, 2020
DAVAO DEL NORTE,  July 29 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) S&T undergraduate scholarship program is now accepting Grade 12 applicants, while its free digital library, STARBOOKS, is now accessible on mobile. DOST Davao del Norte Scholarship Coordinator, Engr. Maria Paula Enguito shared this information, during today’s Pakigsayod aired over Radyo 911 and streamlined through PTV DavNor 48. Enguito said that the 2021 S&T undergraduate scholarship boasts an array of financial benefits that can be enjoyed by the scholars going into their first year of college. “Ang pinaka nindot kaayo nga benepisyo ani kay financial gyud. Dagko kaayo ug financial na benefits (The most attractive benefit is the financial. There are so many financial benefits),” she said. She explained t...   read full story

DOST turns over 2 specimen collection booths to SPMC
Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2020
DAVAO CITY – The Department of Science and Technology Region 11 (DOST 11) has turned over on Tuesday, June 23, two specimen collection booths (SCBs) to the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) h...   read full story

DOST holds first public consultation on RA 11312
Posted: Monday, March 09, 2020
DAVAO CITY – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) conducted the first public consultation on the Guidelines Implementing Republic Act 11312, an Act Strengthening the Magna Carta for Scienti...   read full story

DOST starts call for R&D proposals under CRADLE program
Posted: Monday, March 09, 2020
DAVAO CITY (PIA) - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has announced a call for research and development proposals under its Collaborative Research and Development to Leverage Philippine E...   read full story

Davao City’s earthquake faults too far for stress transfer
Posted: Friday, December 20, 2019
Phivolcs OIC Renato Solidum explains to the media the series of quakes that hit the region. DAVAO CITY (PIA) - The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said that the Da...   read full story

ASEAN AND INDIA SET FOOT IN DAVAO CITY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
Posted: Friday, November 29, 2019
DAVAO CITY, PHILIPPINES – The ASEAN-India Grassroots Innovation Forum and the ASEAN-India 2 InnoTech Summit were hosted by the Department of Science and Technology – Philippines, in collaboration with...   read full story

Region 11 MSMEs show interest in halal certification
Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
HALAL-CERTIFIED. Davao Region is boosting its advocacy on Halal adoption among the key industry players including micro, small and medium enterprises, says Marilou Ampuan, vice-chairperson of the Re...   read full story