PHIL. FOOD INDUSTRIES PENETRATED HUGE HALAL GLOBAL MARKET VIA DOST 12 Posted: Monday, July 02, 2018 DOST 12 has the looked upon specialists for Halal. Just recently one (1) of its employees in the name of Samerah B. Macabalang-Datudacula has finished her second Master's Degree, Master of Science in Biology, and has completed the writing of her thesis entitled "Molecular Detection of Porcine DNA in Selected Processed Meat Products with Halal Logo sold in General Santos City." This is the first, if not the only, Halal specialist in the Philippines that was able to write a Graduate thesis on Halal for use in policy and decision-making.
The completion of her study under the Human Resource and Development Program of the Department of Science and Technology through the initiative and guidance of her Regional Director Dr. Zenaida P. Hadji Raof-Laidan brought about an opening for further develo...read full story
Electric road train starts running in General Santos Posted: Friday, December 22, 2017
An electric road train in General Santos City will be the center of the mass transport system project for the southern Mindanao city.
MANILA, Philippines The Electric Road Train (ERT) developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will be the centerpiece of an initiative of the local government unit (LGU) of General Santos City to have a smart and green mass transport system for the fast-growing southern Mindanao city.
The General Santos City government, headed by Mayor Ronnel Rivera, and Science Secretary Fortunato de la Peña held the official turnover and grand launch of the hybrid ERT at the city hall oval over the weekend.
The turnover heralds the DOST's donation of one of the two ERT protoypes built by the department's Metals Industry Research and Development ...read full story