Latest S&T News in REGION 1

DOST backs DENR's development of environment friendly enterprises
Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology Region 1 (DOST 1) through its Regional Director, Dr. Armando Q. Ganal (3rd from right) recently tied up with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region 1 (DENR 1) and other cooperating agencies and Local Government Units (LGUs) for the implementation of the DENR's development of Biodiversity Friendly Enterprises (BFEs) for the stakeholders of the Agoo Damortis Protected Landscape and Seascape (ADPLS) and the Hundred Island National Park (HINP). The BFEs program intends to develop livelihood for the local stakeholders within the protected areas. The DOST 1 through its Provincial Science and Technology Centers in La Union and Pangasinan committed to provide technical assistance in terms of technology trainings, product development, p...   read full story

Starting the Year Right! The RxBox Project on the Go!
Posted: Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology's (DOST) RxBox1000 Project Regional Management Team, in cooperation with the Department of Health (DOH) Region 1 and University of the Philippines- National TeleHealth Center (UP-NTHC), oriented the region's health officers on the RxBox device and project on January 11, 2018 at Oasis Country Resort, San Fernando City La Union. The RxBox1000 project introduces RxBox to better equip the healthcare workers in the grass roots with technologies developed by our very own Filipino scientists; technologies that would aid in providing better access to life saving health services in geographically isolated and disadvantaged areas nationwide; and improve delivery of government health services. The RxBox is an electronic diagnostic device in a box which i...   read full story

Pangasinan town actively promotes mushroom growing
Posted: Sunday, January 21, 2018
STA. MARIA, Pangasinan, Philippines —This agricultural town is now aggressively promoting imushroom production. The municipal  council issued an ordinance declaring Feb. 14-22, 2018 and every ye...   read full story

BHC Educational Instution studes to avail free and advanced science laboratory trainings
Posted: Friday, December 08, 2017
In support to the successful implementation of K to 12 program of the Department of Education (DepEd), the BHC Educational Institution of San Fernando City, La Union and the Department of Science an...   read full story

Region 1 inventors qualified to compete for NICE
Posted: Monday, December 04, 2017
After the success of the Region 1 Invention Contest and Exhibit (RICE) held at Robinsons Place in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte last week, the winners of each category were urged to enhance their inventio...   read full story

Mobile planetarium and interactive exhibits are RSTW's most visited exhibits
Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Experiencing science and technology is a rare opportunity among the people, simply because in the educational system, science and mathematics are purely computation, analysis, experiments, memoriz...   read full story

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 re...   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...   read full story