Latest S&T News in REGION 1

Candon, Laoag now in sync with PH standard time
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017
Candon City, Ilocos Sur -- Amid simple ceremonies, the cities of Candon in Ilocos Sur and Laoag in Ilocos Norte officially switched on their time pieces conspicuously mounted in the center of their respective cities. The time pieces were put in sync with the Philippine Standard Time or PhST which is managed and maintained by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration or PAGASA under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). The launch, organized by DOST Regional Office No. 1, was within the celebration of the Regional Science and Technology Week held October 3 to 6 in various parts of the region with the main celebration held in Candon City. "It is a continuing information campaign about the value of time and the need to respect the time of ot...   read full story

Makabagong teknolohiya, produkto itatampok sa Candon
Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2017
Itinakda na ng Kagawaran ng Agham at Teknolohiya (DOST) dito sa rehiyon uno ang kanilang selebrasyon ng Linggo ng Siyensya at Teknolohiya o Regional Science and Technology Week sa ika-3 hanggang ika-6 ng Oktobre kung saan tampok ang iba't-ibang produkto, proyekto at makabagong kaalaman sa agham at teknolohiya. Ang nasabing selebrasyon ay taun-taong isinasagawa ng ahensiya bilang isang paraan ng pagbibigay kahalagahan ng agham at teknolohiya sa pag-unlad ng bansa. Kabilang sa mga aktibidades na nakalinya sa apat na araw na selebrasyon ay ang pagpapakita ng mga makabagong produkto ng mga State Universities and Colleges na kinabibilangan ng University of Northern Philippines (UNP), Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (DMMMSU), Pangasinan State University (PSU), North Luzon Philippi...   read full story

Pangasinan firm sees benefits of DOST-FPRDI bambooo charcoal technologies
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017
The DOST-FPRDI bamboo charcoaling kiln produces pyroligneous liquor and high quality charcoal.   In a bid to boost their town's economy, a company based in Bayambang, Pangasin...   read full story

From tin to gold: recapturing the story of the Ilocos' Super inventor
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017
"Who was the first person to land in the moon? Neil Armstrong. Who invented the telescope? Galileo Galilei. Who discovered the Theory of Relativity? Albert Einstein. Who invented the Ilocano's Superka...   read full story

DOST-ASTI's PREGINET supports PH telemedicine endeavors
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017
(Image Source: Manila Bulletin article by Wilson Chua "Using the Internet for Nuclear Neurology and Radiology") The Department of Science and Technology - Advanced Science and Technology Institute ...   read full story

DOST to digitize SUC libraries, orientation on iPeL Project held
Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
The Department of Science and Technology through the Science and Technology Information Institute (DOST-STII) recently oriented the three campuses of the Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University...   read full story

A DOST scholar is a Cum Laude
Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017
"Whatever your mind sets to do, believe in yourself that you can do it, claim it, and make it happen." This adage made Mariane B. Lucenesio, a Department of Science and Technology Region 1 (DOS...   read full story

Agoo to host La Science and Technology Caravan
Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Another Science and Technology Caravan will be held in Agoo, La on May 30 to June 1, 2017 in coordination with the office of the Congressman and the Local Government Units (LGUs) of the 2nd┬ádistrict...   read full story