Latest S&T News in REGION 12

Pulong sa Mindanao nakatulong para pagtugmain ang mga nagpoproseso ng isda at mga 'exporters'
Posted: Monday, December 04, 2017
Inorganisa ng National Network on Women in Fisheries in the Philippines, Inc. o WINFISH ang isang pulong na may titulong "Fisheries Women Entrepreneurs Forum" sa Amontay Beach Resort, Nasipit, Agusan del Norte. Ang pulong na ito ay naglayon na matugunan ang mga balakid sa ugnayan at pagtutugma (matching) ng mga nagpo-proseso ng buhay, ilado, at naproseso ng isda sa mga ‘exporters.' Ang pulong ay may temang "Developing the Entrepreneurial Skills of SMEs for Enhanced Export Market of Live and Frozen Fish and Fishery Products." Kasama ng WINFISH sa pag-organisa ng pulong ang Inland Aquatic Resources Research Division (IARRD) ng Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD), DOST Region XIII, at...   read full story

Flood prone areas in N. Cotabato to receive early warning devices
Posted: Monday, October 02, 2017
KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, Oct. 2 (PIA) -- Flood prone towns in North Cotabato are set to receive flood early warning devices from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). Engineer Noli Villaruz, Action and Warning Officer of the Provincial Governor's Office-Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Division (PGO-DRRMD), said that the early warning devices (EWD) are intended to lessen the effects of floods in communities along flood-prone rivers. According to Villacruz, the EWDs composed of electric siren, LED beacon, controller box, and solar panel, will be installed in Pigcawayan, Kabacan, Pikit, M'lang and Tulunan. These EWDs will alert residents in low-lying areas of impending flood, thereby alerting communities to evacuate to safer areas. Mercy Foronda, head of the PGO-D...   read full story

SOCCSKSARGEN gears up for 2017 science and technology week celebration
Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017
COTABATO CITY-As part of the annual celebration of National Science and Technology Week (NSTW), the Department of Science and Technology Regional Office XII (DOST XII) will again bring energy and vigo...   read full story

DOST set to deploy hybrid electric road train in General Santos City
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said General Santos City in Mindanao is set to test-run the Hybrid Electric Road Train (HERT) developed by Filipino engineers from the Metals Industry R...   read full story

Small entrepreneur who started with pushcart and a dream wins DOST award
Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Demetrio C. Perez only finished elementary school and eked out a hard living by picking up scraps and junk with his wife, earning anywhere from P300 to P500 a day. But that didn't prevent the Marbel, ...   read full story

DOST-FPRDI boosts help to indigenous groups
Posted: Friday, August 04, 2017
In support of the Duterte administration's socio-economic agenda that underpin rural development, the Department of Science and Technology's Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FP...   read full story

DOST-12 gears up for regional inventions showcase
Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, July 24 -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Region 12 has started preparation for the regional inventions showcase and competition slated here in October. Dr. Z...   read full story

DOST XII pushes for robust S&T Campaign
Posted: Thursday, July 06, 2017
DOST XII Technical staff enjoy the interactive learning experience from Dr. Aristotle P. Carandang's lecture on ‘DOST Branding' during the first day the regionwide training. As part of the initiati...   read full story